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Just released my latest app: Commandr for Google Now! Check it out, let me know how you like it :) http://Commandr.RSenApps.com

Add commands to Google Now, no root required!

Google Now Just Got Better
Now you can use Google Now to control your flashlight, toggle settings, control music playback, and much more!

Google Now Just Got Personal
Add your own custom commands through Tasker to make sure your device fits your lifestyle.

Listening to You
Vote on new commands or suggest new ones so that we are working on adding the commands you want.

Improving Quickly
Don't wait for Google! Updates will be quick and support request responses quicker.

Unify Your Smartphone
Access all the features of your device through Google Now so you don't have to remember what app does what.

Setup and Forget
Once you setup Commandr, it will always be accessible from Google Now and will only run when needed. It won't slow down your phone or your boot.

Command List (so far):
- Turn On/Off Wifi
- Turn On/Off Bluetooth
- Turn On/Off GPS (for some phones)
- Pause Music
- Resume Music
- Next Song
- Previous Song
- note <what to note> (adds to note-taking app)
- Any Tasker command you can dream of!

Coming Soon (vote for priority in-app):
- Wolfram Alpha Integration
- Read Aloud Unread Gmail
- Turn On/Off Wifi Hotspot
- Launch Navigation with Waze
- Turn On/Off NFC
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is this apps cause a battery drain?
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Open Mic+ 5.3 Released!

More bug fixes... speech optimizations...
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Send me that app when ur done. I'd like to try it out
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Open Mic+ 5.2 Released!

More bug fixes... Keep those support requests coming!
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Open Mic+ 5.1 Released!

Sorry for the double release, but had to fix some issues that didn't pop up until now...

Thank you for all of the users who helped me resolve these issues either by reporting the crash or by talking to me through the Support interface!
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I truly love this app. Thank you all your hard work!
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Open Mic+ 5.0 Released!

Here is the changelog :)
- Completely redesigned UI to both simplify and guide the user experience (inspired by the Google Now design)
- Tablet-Optimized UI
- Multiple optimizations for PocketSphinx and Google engine
- Device-specific optimizations for Nexus 5 and Moto G
- Change sensitivity of Wave and Shake Detection
- Simplify Listen while screen off settings (even I got confused before!)
- Automatically blacklist apps that use the mic (this fixes issues with the camera, Shaazam, and other similar apps)
- Fix Tasker Command problems (this update will wipe your current commands)
- Visual feedback to show what Open Mic+ is doing
- Redesigned Support interface which will auto-send logs and device information (with consent) and will allow two-way conversations without an email address (Huge thanks to Sky Kelsey and the Apptentive Team!)
- Targeted Surveys which will allow me to push updates more effectively
- Many donate-only features are now free
- Free users who are unable to pay for the donate version can now get all of the donate features by sharing to two out of three of Google+, Facebook, and Twitter
- Multiple crash and bug fixes
- Professional Translations for Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish

Not included in this update, but also figured out how to allow Tasker Commands for PocketSphinx! This will be included in a future update :)

Update pushed now, make take awhile (usually 2 hours) for Google's servers to update 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.RSen.OpenMic.Pheonix
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What's the meaning of "device-specific optimizations for N5 and Moto G". Will it improve battery usage or anything also?
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Open Mic+ 5.0 Beta Release!
This beta is only available for donate users as their support has made this update possible :) The full release will be Monday...

To download the beta, you must join the issues community (linked below) and follow the link embedded in the post!

https://plus.google.com/b/112424215551484520138/communities/100667043521142013060

Here is the changelog:
Open Mic+ 5.0
- Completely redesigned UI to both simplify and guide the user experience (inspired by the Google Now design)
- Tablet-Optimized UI
- Multiple optimizations for PocketSphinx and Google engine
- Device-specific optimizations for Nexus 5 and Moto G
- Change sensitivity of Wave and Shake Detection
- Simplify Listen while screen off settings (even I got confused before!)
- Automatically blacklist apps that use the mic (this fixes issues with the camera, Shaazam, and other similar apps)
- Fix Tasker Command problems (this update will wipe your current commands)
- Visual feedback to show what Open Mic+ is doing
- Redesigned Support interface which will auto-send logs and device information (with consent) and will allow two-way conversations without an email address (Huge thanks to Sky Kelsey and the Apptentive Team!)
- Targeted Surveys which will allow me to push updates more effectively
- Many donate-only features are now free
- Free users who are unable to pay for the donate version can now get all of the donate features by sharing to two out of three of Google+, Facebook, and Twitter
- Multiple crash and bug fixes
- (Will be available after Beta) Professional Translations for Portuguese and Spanish

Not included in this update, but also figured out how to allow Tasker Commands for PocketSphinx! This will be included in a future update :)
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+Benjamin Pavel Yeah it was a stupid mistake I made last minute. Fixed as soon as it was reported... :) Not going to push out an update for this, but instead will package with the full release on Monday
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Just took my second to last final today... Just have to take SAT Literature on Saturday and History final, then I'm free! Expect some great updates, I have a bunch of great ideas written down :) See below for some of the ideas I have lined up...

1. UI redesign + setup wizard (way too complicated right now!)
2. Improved support interface so I can provide faster updates that more users want. This will include targeted surveys (ex. you will only receive optional surveys if you match the settings profile x and y, but not z enabled) and two way conversations in-app (yay no email clutter!)
3.  Auto start Open Mic+ while driving
4. Lots of crash and bug fixes!
5. Download other languages for PocketSphinx (still not confirmed as possible, but I think I could provide language packs)
6. Optimizations for Moto G and Nexus 5 (these are my two largest devices and I just got a Moto G for testing purposes)
7. A secondary service that will run and restart the listening service in case Android kills it... (this would be an option of course)
8. The ability to launch Tasker commands w/ pocketsphinx - this can't work exactly like how it does with the Google engine, but I have found a cool workaround... Can't wait to share :D
9. Some top secret work ;) - but actually this is awesome, I'll share as soon as I can

Also need to answer the 1000 emails in my inbox! Will definitely get to this as soon as I can. The new support system will help in this process, so I'll be asking users with incomplete tickets to move to the new system...

If you have any other feature that I missed, feel free to comment below!
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+Yusuf Islam Possibly... Since this is an unpublished api, it really just comes down to trial or error... I have a feeling it won't work with screen off though. If it has some limitations, but some perks, I'll probably add it as an alternate engine ppl can choose.
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A Response to Google Now Update 3.5.14
By this time, many of you likely will have heard of the new Google Search update which vastly improves on the core feature set of Open Mic+. It is a slow roll-out, so I haven't had a chance to test first-hand, but from the video and comments, it seems that Google was able to fill the hole in Android that Open Mic+ was patching. For me, it is exciting that Google is constantly evolving Android and when I set out to create Open Mic+, I knew this day would come. That being said, it is still sad thinking about all the time spent on this project...

Anyways concerning the future of this app, this update in noway removes all use cases for Open Mic+, these use cases are listed below:
- Full screen off listening
- Wave and Shake Detection
- Tasker Commands
- If you have a device that is before (4.3) or maybe 4.4, somebody screwed up and put 4.3 (kitkat), so I'm not sure which one is correct
- Moto G or Moto X users  
(https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/6031948?hl=en&ref_topic=6048425)
- Users using different languages than English
- Users who don't want Google to possess all their voice data

That being said, I prefer to develop for the future rather than the past so I'll be transferring time spent towards this project towards others. I'll still be doing updates every once in awhile, but support times will be lengthened.

I learned so much from this project and I wanted to thank each and every one of my users for their feedback, patience, and support. Look forward to more great apps!
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I love the app! I just wish I could remember the all the command's It could do. But I say thats a good thing, right?
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For those that have watched Google IO:
Of course Google releases a whole UI redesign, right after I finish UI redesign fml... Luckily, I can reuse a lot of my existing redesign elements and just have to wrap them in the new apis. The question is when should I make these changes? It should take a couple days of work to make these changes, so not a huge amount of time, but in that time I could probably fix and improve some actual voice activation stuff. I feel like this stuff is more important and I should wait for the UI stuff later... What do you guys think?
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Don't sweat any UI stuff, the functionality is the gold of your app!
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If you are receiving a crash in 5.0, please make sure to send the log and also press the support button top-right to let me know! Trying to resolve 2 crashes right now which I am having trouble reproducing...
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It only works sometimes on Nexus 5.
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In preparation for the release tomorrow, check out the new website!
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Nice dude! Looks slick and professional. I dig it bro!
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Updates are moving smoothly! Here is a sneakpeak at the new ui and support! There is a lot of stuff behind the scenes, as I work to make using open mic+ a more guided and reliable process, but I thought you guys might want to see this :) #OpenMic5IsComing #NoMoreClutteredInboxes #Android  #CardsUI
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I am having a little problem With open Mic if say a word close to google now it opens
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