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If you sign up to Google+ you can do this with the Google+ app now. There is an Instant Upload option in the app. This syncs any photos (and videos if you set the option) to an Instant Upload album in Picasa.


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I've used PicPush for this purpose - it worked well. Only issue I had was it occasionally pushing an already backed up picture a second time and some random future date. Not that critical of an issue, just wound up with a few duplicate photos in my Picasa account. It supports many common photo services too. $5, but if you download just the free portion of ...


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If you don't mind paying a few bucks, I highly recommend Tasker. This automation utility allows you to set up many built-in (and some 3rd-party app) Android actions based on various parameters, including time of day. In Tasker you will need to create 2 separate profiles, and to each add 2 actions. 1st action will be identical in both profiles - disabling ...


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Android's shell will support a limited amount of Unix-style shell scripting. It specifically should have a shell at /system/bin/sh that you can use, however: The shell provided with Android has a severely restricted set of commands available to it. If you want to do anything even remotely complex you'll need a busybox install (or another shell). It's ...


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Here's a possible alternative solution. If you open the Dropbox app, then press your camera button and take a photo, the photo file is automatically added to your Dropbox folder and immediately synced to the cloud. I read about it here: http://lifehacker.com/5713518/send-android-photos-straight-to-dropbox


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Update: I've gotten Pixelpipe to work with the Stock Camera App. Now every single picture I take with my Droid's camera is automatically uploaded to Picasa & Dropbox through Pixelpip. You can set it up to upload to any number of services. Here's how to get it set up: Go into Pixelpipe Go to Settings Turn on "Enable auto upload for camera", and ...


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The easiest way to compare these two apps: Locale costs more. But it is a lot more user friendly. You just set up "situations" with triggers and actions. Then you prioritize the situations. That's it. Tasker costs less. But it is a lot more customizable. It's more like being given a scripting language. There are TONS of options and choices and it ...


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Well, you have several applications that do what you want. You have Tasker which is paid, Llama which is free and I'm currently using and can recommend, if you look around in the Market, you can find other applications.


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If you don't mind paying for an app, then this is very similar to the sort of thing that Locale for Android does, you can set it to switch stuff on or off, or run apps on your phone when certain conditions like fine/coarse location, etc are met. There are also quite a few Locale plugins (many of them free) available on the market that give it loads of extra ...


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You can use Tasker for this (Play Store link). Tasker can create macros that are run on certain triggers, such as connecting the phone to a charger. An example of the necessary programming can be found here. Check the link for additional info, but here's the necessary part: Create Profile "Sleep Mode" Add Context Power Source: AC //You can also set ...


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I use Tasker to do exactly that, and much (much) more. Whether or not it can switch between 2G and 3G seems to depend on the handset, which you don't mention. Here is an example from the Tasker Wiki, showing how to set the phone into Airplane mode at night. Note that the GPS only uses power if something uses it, so turning it off is highly unlikely to make ...


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Not sure what phone you've got but most of the higher end Android phones have light sensors, and you can set the screen to adjust its brightness automatically depending on the ambient light at the time. If you've got the Power Bar widget on your home screen (its one of the built-in Android widgets since Donut) just tap the far-right brightness icon until it ...


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Of course there are tons of it. Many of them just supports what you are asking but I'd recommend you llama or tasker. Tasker is paid app but llama is free and uses your cell tower to determine your location to make location based tasks as well. For eg, not only it can do what you have asked but also only when you are at your home.


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This isn't built-in functionality, but it's something you could achieve with a trigger/event app such as Tasker. This kind of app runs in the background, and lets you configure certain actions to take (such as turning off the ringer) when certain events occur (such as seeing a particular Wi-Fi network). Tasker's not the only such app, but it's very complete ...


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Android stores its fonts at /system/fonts/ using TTF (TrueType) format. If you have a program that can edit TTF files (e.g. FontForge), you can replace the number fonts in these .ttf files with your preferred number fonts to change the glyph used for numbers globally. If you're rooted, you should be able to replace these font files with your own modified ...


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You probably need to use some sort of 3rd party program like Tasker, Locale or AutomateIt. These programs allow you to set triggers such as: starting an app screen on/off connected to Wi-fi location etc... and perform actions based on that, such as: toggle data toggle GPS run an app etc...


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I use Llama to do similar things on a schedule, e.g. put my phone on silent while I'm at work during working hours, turn off Wi-Fi when I leave home, and so on. You can set events to occur based on where you are among other conditions such as time/date, screen on/off, battery level, etc. Llama learns locations based on the cell towers that are in range ...


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I am the developer of Locale, and I wanted to make sure the most up to date information is available here: Locale does support backup and restore. More information about this feature can be found on our website at http://feedback.twofortyfouram.com/forums/5655-locale-feedback/suggestions/74784-backup-settings-?ref=title We publish a Headphones Plug-in ...


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Check out Locale (more expensive, but easier to use) or Tasker (less expensive, more complicated to use/more configurable).


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There are a few Android apps that are able to control other Android apps, and can chain several commands together using their GUI in a similar way to a script, they both have plugins to extend their support to many popular Android apps and functions. Tasker and Locale are probably the most famous of these (see here for some comparison) but there are also ...


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barsent ....................................Weird name, I know right! barsent is a simple and free app that lets you set a predefined number in the options and then any subsequent BarCode scan results will be sent to that number instantly without any prompts. The barcode reader by ZXing Team is however required for this app. Get it here! CLICK ...


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In short, you can't. Only the application can interact with itself internally, unless an API was created for that end. External applications aren't able to know what to do in order to follow your desired "path". The best you could achieve is opening the application, but you still needed to manually tap the buttons. My recommendation: I believe you are ...


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Try SugarSync. It's a cloud backup service similar to Dropbox. They have a free 5 GB account as well as cheaper monthly plans than DB. Their Android app can be sycned to auto-upload all photos or sync folders on your SD. I've tried it an it works. I haven't fully tested it but one complaint that I have read is that it doesn't respect deletes on your ...


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I know you can freeze and thaw an app using Titanium Backup Pro, which I have. But that would require manually going in to TiBu and doing the freeze/thaw commands each time. You're wrong about that part. Try this: look for a free place on your homescreen long-press there select to add a widget scroll to Titanium Backup select the item to (un)freeze an ...


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Alas, the UsbStorageActivity doesn't use an intent to enable and disable USB mass storage, so there's no way to achieve this using am. It instead calls the functions StorageManager.enableUsbMassStorage and `StorageManager.disableUsbMassStorage to do its work. As these functions are hidden in the framework, it's not possible to write an app to do this, ...


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My phone has no ambient light sensor and I had exactly the same problem. I've been using AutomateIT, it is an application of similar vein to Tasker/Locale, except that there is a free version as well as a paid version. It can change brightness settings based on triggers, such as time of the day, or whether you're connected to your home Wifi. The paid ...


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On June 2, 2012, PicPlz announced that they would be closing permanently as of July 3, 2012 PicPlz. Not only does it give you a number of effects you can apply to your images (like Hipstamatic) but also automatically posts to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Posterous, Foursquare, and can backup to a Dropbox folder.


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Also, if you use Juicedefender https://market.android.com/details?id=com.latedroid.juicedefender&hl=en that has an option for night mode with everything you were talking about and more, JuiceDefender is pretty awesome anyway. Lastly, if you have rooted your phone, Cyanogenmod http://www.cyanogenmod.com/ also has a night mode.


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I'm not 100% sure but maybe tasker can do it. If it can't do it directly and if you are rooted, you can use tasker to kill Market except on night time. That way at night time Market will run and install your apps. At day time market will get killed and no installing of apps.



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