I have searched everywhere for a homescreen widget that posts direct to Google+ but had no luck. The only option is the standard Google+ widget that comes with the app, but I didn’t want the posts displaying on my homescreen. So I realised I can easily do this with a Tasker shortcut.Follow Mark Robertshaw on WordPress.com
I like use the Waze navigation app when I drive. Not only for navigation but also for its speed camera detection, speed limits and of course as any Waze user will know, the points. For this to work well it needs GPS enabled.
In the past I have tried to automate GPS using Tasker profiles like “When I connect to a certain Bluetooth device” or “When a Bluetooth device has connected and the device has been unlocked” but I found they were unreliable. I also tried out automating GPS when Waze launched, but with this profile I also found the exit task to be unreliable and with Waze having to be on the home screen (to avoid multiple taps) I thought it was messy – terrible I know!
So, in this post I’ll show you how I have automated GPS with minimal taps and keeping everything tidy by using a Tasker shortcut. […]