Getting my phone to set alarms using just voice commands

After listening to Howard Stern this morning talk about how he loves using Siri on his iPhone to set alarms, I figured I would see if android could do the same.

On my XPRT running Froyo 2.2 I gave it a try.  It recognized my voice just fine but the screen gave an error message saying “set alarm…” in order to use this command you need to download the updated clock app”.  It then gives you a choice to “go to website”.  If you choose that, it takes you to a read more

I hate android notifications that I didn’t ask for

I’m pissed. Not sure why an ad showed yup in my notification bar asking “see if someone is spying on you” or something like that.

I noticed the link was for an affiliate marketing company called Deadbolt.  I haven’t found an easy way to see which app is using them.

There is another company called airpush and there is an app to detect airpush in your apps.  I didn’t have any airpush apps at least.

Once I find out who used this sleezy form of advertising in their app, read more

Typing this with my voice

I just got a new phone – the Motorola XPRT.  I finally had to get rid of my HTC Touch Pro 2 because the internal earpiece speaker stopped working.  I hadn’t considered switching for a long time because of the great SERO plan that I had, however I decided it was finally time to let go of the SERO plan and upgrade to the SERO premium plan.

I haven’t done a blog entry for a long time because of how busy I’ve been. I decided that maybe I would try now that I have android working read more