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Beginning Android Tablet Programming: Starting with Android Honeycomb for Tablets by Robbie Matthews

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C H A P T E R 10

Remind Me

Playing with Alarms and SMS

This particular application demonstrates alarms, sending and receiving SMS messages, and (as an added bonus) a quick look at Android's Text To Speech (TTS) capabilities. Oh, and we'll just quickly check out Android's implementation of SQLite. This application (BA3TPRemindMe) allows you to queue up SMS messages to be sent at a predetermined time. It's also clever enough to detect incoming SMS messages and, if they are appropriately tagged, read aloud the contents.

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Figure 10-1. It takes a lot to wake up some people …

Alarms

In Android, an Alarm can be set to trigger an Intent at some later ...

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