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Old Dec 23, 2010, 10:26 PM
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Found a good Android phone dlg timer


To all lucky enough to own an Android phone........I stumbled across a free countdown timer that looks like it will work great for dlg contests. I set it for 3 minutes and it spoke out loud the time left at both 2 and 1 minutes. It also called out 45, 30, 10, 4, 3, 2 and 1 seconds. Just thought I'd share. I did not search to see if this has been discussed before but do not recall ever seeing one for a non I-phone phone.

It is called (ironically enough)........wait for it.....wait for it........Timer

Here is the link on AppBrain:
http://www.appbrain.com/app/timer/spinninghead.timer

Cheers,
Brian
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 10:44 PM
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Have you tried this? F3K Timer
http://www.f3k.biz/

I've loaded it on my Moto Droid. Seems to work pretty good for the F3K tasks.
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 10:56 PM
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Here is the thread that Vitaliy started concerning F3K Timer
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1172120
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 10:57 PM
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Hey Bob, just installed it and works great. I had not seen that one before. I like how all of the tasks are already included and it is very easy to just pick one and fly. The one thing that I do like a lot about Timer is the audible feedback on your time left and how it lets you know more frequently as you get closer to zero. I think if the F3K app had this as an option it would be the perfect timer. If you have someone timing for you in a contest then this is a non issue. But for practicing tasks all by your lonesome, the audible feedback seems like it would be great.

Thanks,
Brian
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 11:22 PM
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The help menu for F3K Timer indicates you can turn sound on or off. I haven't found any indication that there are any sound cues with the program. I'll ask Vitaliy about it. It may be an incompatibility with my Moto Droid or setup.
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Old Dec 23, 2010, 11:30 PM
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I have a samsung fascinate and have the sound option enable on the f3k app. Like your moto I too cannot hear any sound or notification.

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Old Dec 24, 2010, 10:03 AM
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If the app had sound cues and would send that out to a bluetooth headset............
Old Dec 27, 2010, 04:02 PM
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I have a samsung Galaxy and a complete droid newby. Would love the timer app, to get it I go the the app market icon on the handset and type this in http://www.f3k.biz/ ? I dont have a colon on my keyboard, actually i havent a bloody clue how to get it onto my phone, theres a list of apps I can download but guess what, this isnt one of them ! any help appreciated
Old Dec 27, 2010, 04:11 PM
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OK just found it, spotted help above, typed in DLG, over and out
Old Dec 27, 2010, 04:44 PM
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I just put it on my droid x. It works awesome!

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Old Dec 27, 2010, 06:57 PM
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Does the sound work on the Droid X?
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Old Dec 27, 2010, 07:52 PM
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Too Much, Too Much. Next thing you know, we'll all be watching our DLGs during a contest with satellite images. Two stop watches and a medium size clip board with a couple of pens please.

OK, this year I will finally get myself a cell phone so my wife can keep tabs on me. But that's as far as I go.

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Old Dec 27, 2010, 09:01 PM
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Can't figure out why but when I scan the bar code, my droid incredible tells me the page isnt available.
Old Dec 27, 2010, 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Wave Glider View Post
Can't figure out why but when I scan the bar code, my droid incredible tells me the page isnt available.
The bar code points to a dead URL. Just go to the droid market and search for F3K.

Ivan MacKenzie.
Old Dec 28, 2010, 07:52 AM
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Awesome, thanks!


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