Until I have a chance to implement the new episode6.com re-deisgn, I'll be using this blog as a homepage to publish news and updates about the goings-on of episode6 development.

AppAlarm & The Stock Android Music App

March 28, 2010 15 comments

So you want to wake up to your own music playlist, but the stock music app in Android doesn’t seem to want to auto-play. Well guess what, AppAlarm can do that, you just need to set it up correctly…

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Word of Mouth Updated to v0.9.8.3b

March 27, 2010 2 comments

I just pushed a small update to Word of Mouth to fix errors with drdmkt.com links not being created properly. Grab the update from the Android Market at http://drdmkt.com/1.

Android, Taskkillers and AppAlarm

March 27, 2010 5 comments

IconThe number one e-mail I get goes something along the lines of, “AppAlarm didn’t go off, wtf duuuude!?!?” and my first response is always “Do you use a taskkiller? Have you killed AppAlarm?” Needless to say, the answer is almost always, yes and yes. Now this is not so much the user’s fault as it is the taskkiller’s. None of them do a very good job in explaining how they work. So I wanted to make a couple of things clear.

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What’s going on with the site

March 27, 2010 Leave a comment

So… episode6 needed a new look… badly, but I didn’t have the time to do it from scratch. So here we are. And it didn’t come out looking too shabby, if I do say so myself. The boards still look terrible but also still work, so feel free to post there if you have questions or problems.

The other reason I brought the site over here to wordpress is it’s a great place to post news, updates, tips, etc. So you might wanna subscribe to the RSS Feed, if you don’t use twitter or just want a more streamlined source of actual information (as opposed to just twitter babble).

AppAlarm

March 27, 2010 3 comments

PRO Version 1.2.6
Price $1.99 (US) NOW FREE AND OPEN SOURCE!
Download: http://drdmkt.com/pt
Source Code: https://github.com/ghackett/AppAlarm

AppAlarm is a new kind of alarm. In short, it gives you the power to turn any app into an alarm clock. I originally created this for use with Pandora and Slacker Radio, but it’s evolved into a fully functional way to schedule tasks.

Confirmed working with:
Pandora Radio,
Slacker Radio, (turn on auto-resume in Slacker settings)
StreamFurious Pro (via Home Screen Shortcuts),
Stitcher Podcast Radio, (turn on “Play Favorites on Start” in Stitcher settings)
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NYC Bus & Subway Maps

March 27, 2010 1 comment

Version: 2.2
Price: Free
Download: http://drdmkt.com/2

NYC Bus & Subway Maps offers something very simple, yet invaluable to both native and tourist alike. Complete offline access to the official MTA Subway and Bus Maps for all five boroughs of New York City. A return to it’s original no-frills design, NYC Bus & Subway Maps is an app you can count on working when you need it most. When you first launch the app, you won’t have any map’s available, but all you have to do is click the “Download Maps Now” button and select as many or as few as you want and download them all at once. No more hoping you remembered to save that BX Bus map when you’re already on the train!

Some of you may be wondering… “Hey, didn’t that app used to be called NYCM-”   STOP!    …  that was a long time ago and we shant speak of it (more like we’ve been advised not to by hoards of lawyers).

Features Include:
- Multi-Touch pinch-to-zoom where supported, or double-tap to zoom in, tap the zoom-out button to zoom out
- Batch download multiple maps in the background
- Quick links to the MTA’s online route details
- Create custom home screen shortcuts to any map or quick-link
- Choose where to save you map tiles (defaults to SD Card)

 

 

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Word of Mouth

March 27, 2010 1 comment

Version: 0.9.8.3b
Price: Free
Download: http://drdmkt.com/1

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Word of Mouth shows you a list of all the Third-Party apps installed on your device and lets you create and share a unique and short URL for each app. This link (which points to drdmkt.com) will open up the Android Market directly to the specified app, when it is accessed from the android browser. When accessed from a PC however, the link will forward to cyrket.com allowing the user to view the app description and comments. Cyrket also provides a barcode for each app which the user can scan to open the market to the specified app page. The current version of Word of Mouth also allows you select multiple apps at once and create one single link for all of them (example: http://drdmkt.com/4k_2_3_1).

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