IFTTT for Android Launch

After iPhone, popular service IFTTT gets ready to launch on Android

By on April 8, 2014 at 2:28 PM.

After iPhone, popular service IFTTT gets ready to launch on Android

After launching on iPhone last summer, and on iPad a few days ago, popular automated task service IFTTT (If This Than That) is getting ready to land on Android as well, with the company currently beta testing its Android application. The company announced the beta program on Google+, Phandroid reports, posting a link to a Google spreadsheet for interested testers. Soon after that, it deleted the Google+ post. The publication has apparently also obtained an APK of the IFTTT Android beta app, although it didn’t release it to the public. It’s not clear when IFTTT for Android will be available in the Google Play Store. More →

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Automatic Link IFTTT Recipes

Automatic Link gains new functionality via support for IFTTT triggers

By on February 26, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

Automatic Link gains new functionality via support for IFTTT triggers

Two of my favorite pieces of tech aren’t only getting better today, they’re integrating with one another. Automatic’s Link, which plugs into a vehicle’s OBD-II port in order to track rides and send other useful tidbits to one’s phone, now works with IFTTT. The latter is a free service that enables one thing (in this case, a notification from Link) to trigger another. More →

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IFTTT iOS Automation

How IFTTT automated (and archived) my digital life

By on December 13, 2013 at 11:35 AM.

How IFTTT automated (and archived) my digital life

Right around this time three years ago, a five-letter service was born. Like most startups, it took some time to simmer… to cultivate enough respect to make its way around the wild, wild tubes that us folk refer to as the internet. In the time since, IFTTT has rapidly evolved, supporting all sorts of new services, popping out an iOS app, and creating something of a budding ecosystem with shared recipes. For those unfamiliar with IFTTT, fret not — it’s a pretty nerdy service. But here’s the thing: it exists to simplify the life of the layperson, too. More →

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