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Video shows off "Smart Actions" for Motorola DROID RAZR

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Motorola's "Smart Actions" is a nice application that will make its debut on the Motorola DROID RAZR and there is no reason why it couldn't be part of an update to some of its other recent Android devices. What "Smart Actions" does is enable the phone's user to set up certain conditions and situations that would set off specific actions by the phone. Sure, you can probably find a similar app in the Android Market, but isn't it nicer to find this app on your phone right out of the box?

Thanks to the internal clock on the handset and the GPS, you can set your screen to lower the brightness by 20% at a certain time of day, or turn off the sound at a certain location. Not only can this function as a battery saver (increasing battery life by up to 30% according to Motorola) by turning on and off certain features at specific times or places, you can also use "Smart Actions" to make sure that your favorite website is up on the browser, refreshed and up to date when you get up in the morning. You can also set your phone not to ring while at a meeting. Motorola includes some preloaded and suggested rules to help get you started.

source: YouTube via Phandroid

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posted on 10 Nov 2011, 19:26

1. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Awesome concept, bring them in guys!

posted on 10 Nov 2011, 19:40

3. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Since I think this is on topic I'll leave this here

posted on 10 Nov 2011, 19:31 1

2. sgogeta4 (Posts: 394; Member since: 02 Feb 2011)

I'd like to see how it actually fairs in real life situations.

posted on 10 Nov 2011, 23:50 2

4. Firedrops (Posts: 249; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)

Amazing. Have to admit, I really, really overestimated the Galaxy Nexus/underestimated the Droid Razr weeks/months ago.

posted on 11 Nov 2011, 00:32 1

5. xiobnb (Posts: 74; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)

they need to patent it otherwise you know who will come and steal and then sue them

posted on 11 Nov 2011, 09:35 2

6. PhoneCritic (Posts: 946; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

No worries Moto been at this Game for a while and always patent whatever tech or code they invent. The Razr seems like a very good phone. Seems all it needs now is ICS and it will give the Nexus a run for its money. I would hope that a version for T-moble and AT&T wil also be release- because in todays world in order to have a successful device you have to release on at least two or more carriers.

Best to you Moto it looks like you have a winner here.

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