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16th August 2013, 07:49 AM   |  #1  
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Emu Messenger Beta is an SMS app for Android which allows you to share your location with anyone and get messages re-sent at a later moment, for example when you get home.

Download by pointing your Android at http://emu.is/download
(Direct Download for those in regions without Play Store access.)
  • Marco? Polo! Look for magic buttons on messages like, "Where are you?" Tap to send a map of your location – that updates as you move around.
  • Sometimes you get a message at the wrong time. Remember to take out the trash! Pay the rent when you get home! Emu has the answer, with Yo-yo. Swipe across a message and have it re-sent to yourself when you get home, to work, when you get up in the morning, or when you leave wherever you are.
  • Push to Talk: Running late? Hands full? Press and hold anywhere in a chat, then speak to send a message. There is no step three.

It all works over SMS/MMS, just use it instead of your built in Messages app, so no need to invite all your friends.

Send us your feedback to feedback@emu.is and especially if you'd like to join our labs program to get a sneak preview of some nifty upcoming features.




Mod Edit: Please note that download links are broken
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16th August 2013, 05:56 PM   |  #2  
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I'll give this a try. Always looking for a solid sms/mms replacement which is not common.

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Thanks! Let us know what you think - feedback@emu.is
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Thumbs up Very Nice!!!
Definitely one of my favorite messaging apps. I love the ease and functionalities. It's a breath of fresh air from the typical SMS app.. The tutorial is awesome. How do I get my messages to transition like that? I'm not a big fan of peach, but it's not a deal breaker by any means. Any chance for off-line voice typing? And how do I get in on the alpha testing?

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16th August 2013, 07:38 PM   |  #5  
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I've been working with the OP on this app and really believe that it provides functionality beyond existing messaging apps. My personal favorite feature is being able to resend message when I get to home or work. This has saved me multiple times from forgetting things.
16th August 2013, 07:45 PM   |  #6  
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Hello

i can't install it...it says device is not compatible.

I have a galaxy s3 with android 4.1.2

and i'm from germany...is the location the problem?

Thanks
16th August 2013, 08:21 PM   |  #7  
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Suggestion:

Needs at least basic theming ability. Chat bubbles and maybe a few color changing abilities.

Perhaps the ability to change 'yoyo' times. I get to work at 7. Ability to create the gps coordinates for Home and Work and/or other to effectively use yoyo in different scenarios.

Really liking the clean simple interface. Although the colors are a bit... not to my preference or mismatches my themes, it is very simple UI.

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The marcopolo, slightly confused. Is it constantly updating my gps to them for 30 mins? Is there a way to shut it down? It doesn't request to turn on gps if its off.


A way to delete individual text and not entire thread would be nice.

How do i access the 'alpha' features? (obtain code)

Perhaps a feedback link inside the app.

A google+ thread. Join the xda beta testers community and get your app listed.


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When doing voice to text, option to cancel with a timer before sending or ability to see txt prior to sending where send button is required. This will prevent me from being a post on 'Damnyouautocorrect.com'...

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16th August 2013, 11:09 PM   |  #8  
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Hello

i can't install it...it says device is not compatible.

I have a galaxy s3 with android 4.1.2

and i'm from germany...is the location the problem?

Thanks

Unfortunately the app hasn't yet been posted in Germany, sorry.
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Suggestion:

Needs at least basic theming ability. Chat bubbles and maybe a few color changing abilities.

Perhaps the ability to change 'yoyo' times. I get to work at 7. Ability to create the gps coordinates for Home and Work and/or other to effectively use yoyo in different scenarios.

Really liking the clean simple interface. Although the colors are a bit... not to my preference or mismatches my themes, it is very simple UI.

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---------- Post added at 02:04 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:58 PM ----------

The marcopolo, slightly confused. Is it constantly updating my gps to them for 30 mins? Is there a way to shut it down? It doesn't request to turn on gps if its off.


A way to delete individual text and not entire thread would be nice.

How do i access the 'alpha' features? (obtain code)

Perhaps a feedback link inside the app.

A google+ thread. Join the xda beta testers community and get your app listed.


Will report more as I abuse.... Errr use.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using xda premium

---------- Post added at 02:21 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:04 PM ----------

When doing voice to text, option to cancel with a timer before sending or ability to see txt prior to sending where send button is required. This will prevent me from being a post on 'Damnyouautocorrect.com'...

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Thanks for the great feedback, keep it coming. A few responses in the interim:
  • Re the yo-yo times, it should automatically detect your work and home location (might take 24-48 hours for a full cycle) at which point the times should go away; let me know if that doesn't happen for you.
  • Good point re deleting individual messages.
  • Ability to cancel speech message? Absolutely! Stay tuned
  • Email us at feedback@emu.is to get access to labs.
  • I looked at the XDA beta testers community and it didn't seem that active, perhaps we're talking about two different things? Do you have a link?
  • Themes - point taken, we'll mull on it.
17th August 2013, 12:34 AM   |  #10  
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Fantastic. Thanks for the quick response.

One issue with the work detection. (I've raised this on a few apps regarding location awareness) I'm a general contractor and I'm usually bounching between several different locations throughout my day. If just a specific time set or perhaps a yoyo to 'Set specific time'. This would make a good work around. I get dozens of text per day that I'd like to re-text me. I've been using Google Keep but its getting chaotic inside the app. I was using a reminders notification app (notif pro) but I need my notifications for emails and other stuff. Great idea. I'm really liking the concept.

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Yes, the Xda beta thingy on there isn't super active but the very few teaters there are very thorough and look for bugs/errors. They go beyond the use it as you would usage. Just a thought to ponder.

Will email for alpha code. Hope to get in.

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