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[APP][2.3+] iPulse (connection manager)

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10th August 2013, 08:57 PM   |  #1  
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Hi guys!

here my first android app mainly born for personal usage and, now, considered "mature" enough for the brave members of this community

iPulse is an application that let you pulse the data connection (and WiFi in the pro version) depending on several configurable events.
Extremely useful to awake services that needs internet connection (e.g. push mail) without necessity to keep it always on, thus reducing greatly the battery usage.

iPulse can ignore the connection status, operate in manual mode for connection always on, connection always off (as a standard connection on/off manager) or in a totally automatic mode, driven by events. The different operating modes can be switched using widgets and/or commands in the notification area (Android >= 4.1).

The configurable events that can activate the data connection (and WiFi in pro version) in automatic mode are:
  • Timer (frequency, duration, and daily range)
  • Screen on and unlocked (with optional delayed timeout)
  • Battery charge (AC or USB)

The configurable events that can deactivate the data connection (and WiFi in pro version) are:
  • Expire of scheduled timer
  • Screen off (with optional delayed timeout and list of foreground apps)
  • Low battery signal (ignored when battery is in charge)

iPulse works on any Android device version starting from 2.3 (Gingerbread) and doesn't requires device ROOT. It is available in English and Italian. The free version is without any ads, the pro/donate version has more widgets and the possibility to handle also the WiFi/Tethering connections.

Notes:
  • There is an online manual that describes all the features (you can find it here as well: http://www.thinksoft.it/android/iPul...ser-manual.htm).
  • Since dual SIM support is not standard in Android, it could be that iPulse won't work properly on dual SIM devices.
  • The first time you install it don’t forget to run the app and accept the EULA to properly configure and enable it.
  • I would like to hear your comments and suggestions, please post them here or send them to "ipulse AT thinksoft.it"

Here some screenshots as published also in the market:







Here the links for the google play market:

Free: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...pulse&hl=en_GB
Pro/donate: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...sepro&hl=en_GB

Have a nice day!
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10th August 2013, 09:09 PM   |  #2  
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Going to give this a try while at work. My signal there is spotty at best. Over a 9 hour shift it takes a toll on the battery. I have Automate It turn data off once work starts but I miss emails throughout the day unless I toggle manually.

Tomorrow I'll give this a shot and see if this helps. If so I'll buy your pro even though I have no need for the advanced options.
11th August 2013, 10:51 AM   |  #3  
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If you have weak signal I suggest you to raise the data connection timeout, try at least 180 seconds, you can even go up, that is the maximum time to wait for a successful connection.

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New version just published. Here the news:

- Fix bug: always auto start on reboot
- Feature: customize widget colors (including transparency)
- Feature: automatically switch on data and wifi connections on power/screen event
- Feature: disabled connection timeout on power/screen event
- Feature: logged connection timeout expired events
- Feature: increased log (25, 50, 100, 200)
- Feature: new set of icon for status bar
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If this could use root to force roam and allow roam preferences, it was make this already astounding app better.

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25th August 2013, 08:32 PM   |  #7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnnyEpic

If this could use root to force roam and allow roam preferences, it was make this already astounding app better.

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Hi,

Do you mean the possibility to override the "Data roaming" setting in the Android preferences (the flag highlighted in the image)?



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27th August 2013, 07:18 PM   |  #8  
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Will try. Thanks

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Quote:
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Will try. Thanks

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Thumbs up A new version has been published!
Here the main changes based on your feedbacks:

Fix bug: disable airplane mode with charger connected doesn't enable connection
Fix bug: rapid switch between auto/manual/auto sometimes doesn't enable connection
Fix bug: screen off event before screen on timeout expiration sometimes doesn't enable connection
Fix bug: aesthetic fixes in the settings
Fix bug: connection suspension on 2G network on incoming/outgoing calls
Feature: compatibility timer (tested on Huawei Ascend P1)
Feature: improved user manual (widget customization)


Enjoy!

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Marco

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