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[APP][3.0+] Time Boss: set multiple timers for everyday use

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19th September 2014, 03:28 PM   |  #1  
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Hello! 2 years ago I was playing Starcraft and needed a queen-inject timer (anyone? no?). Anyway, tried different things, but didn't find a single timer that could do what I wanted it to do. So I made one myself!

Introducing (drum roll)...

Time Boss
An easy to use timer application that lets you set multiple timers.

Each timer is highly configurable:
- Count up or count down
- Set alarm and/or vibration
- Change what happens when you tap the timer
- Change what happens when the timer runs out
- etc.

And it's easy to use:
Simply tap on a timer to start or stop it, and
hold a timer to show the options for that timer.

I'm very excited to hear any of your suggestions and ideas for improvements!
(if you would be so kind to share them)

Google Play link:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...sspe.stopwatch

Website (with how-to-use guide):
sites.google.com/site/timebossapp/

Demo video on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fsXekvN5sQ

Time Boss timer and stopwatch app

It also includes a simple stopwatch:
- Start/stop/reset using screen buttons or volume controls
- Log lap times and save them to a text file
- Record times in hours, minutes, seconds and milliseconds

Required permissions
- Write to file (to log lap times to file)
- Vibrate (alarm)

Hope you like it!

Edwin
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19th September 2014, 10:57 PM   |  #3  
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Demo looks nice. Will have a look at it

One question: how many timers can run at the same time?
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20th September 2014, 12:00 AM   |  #4  
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Pretty cool man.. perhaps a bit better more modern looking interface?
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Originally Posted by VooDooDoll

Demo looks nice. Will have a look at it

One question: how many timers can run at the same time?

Thanks for your reply.

There is no hardware limit on the number of timers that can run simultaneously (even though at a certain moment in time it becomes inpractical).

The design is such that 1 main timing event controls the timing updates for all timers. This is done to assure a low CPU load when using multiple timers. Also, the update frequency is reduced to 1 second when the application runs in the background (again to reduce system load).
20th September 2014, 09:25 AM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by Kocayine

Pretty cool man.. perhaps a bit better more modern looking interface?

Thanks for your post!

Good point. I have been struggling with this... Will try to make some improvement on the UI over the next week or two.

If you have suggestions (e.g. apps that have a similar list with a header and main info/timer) and an appealing design, that would help. Otherwise I'll try my best at an improved design and go from there
24th September 2014, 02:11 PM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by Kocayine

Pretty cool man.. perhaps a bit better more modern looking interface?

Thanks again for you comment.

Been busy working on a new interface based on the holo.light theme. New fonts, colors, alignment, background images, menus, etc.

Will release the new GUI within 1 week, so please let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions.

New GUI
New GUI

Current (old) GUI
https://lh3.ggpht.com/9kYvaXfkMcBnSOGkuGmFb7pjYMjM9Ya-v66HOGj9JqZ3y4HHcp0hgLEzNRwf7bSJ8VXs=h310-rw

Comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated!!
24th September 2014, 02:19 PM   |  #8  
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Looks pretty good, mate, much better.
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26th September 2014, 09:02 AM   |  #9  
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Looks pretty good, mate, much better.

Thanks again for your input! Just uploaded the new interface to Google Play
26th September 2014, 11:28 PM   |  #10  
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Nice update. Old UI was fine for me as well, but this indeed looks more up-to-date

P.S. Timer works well for me, no problems so far.

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