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Making of FiveTimer for Android

I had just come back from Iceland and a summer of otherwise developing an Android app for the trip. With all the design and programming paradigms still in my head I decided I should try to make another one. I’ve always wanted to port FiveTimer from iOS to Android, but the time or opportunity never […]

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Presenting FiveTimer for Android

I’ve been wanting to port FiveTimer to this platform for a while and it’s finally here. It has all the features that it has in iOS: Scrambles for all WCA puzzles. Puzzle support for all WCA puzzles, 2×2-7×7, Megaminx, Pyraminx, Square-1, and Clock. Hold to start or tap to start. 15 second countdown. Export full […]

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What’s New in FiveTimer 1.2

(cool, the title rhymes) So there’s a lot less that I had hoped would be in this version as described in this post, but significant enough to push a version+0.1 release. Here goes: New icon – yeah the old one was not so great, I think this one is at least a little better. Support for […]

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FiveTimer 1.1, Features and Notes

My iOS cube timer was released on the Apple App store the other day and I’m excited to see what people think of the new features. A lot of them are ones people requested directly. Random state 2×2 scrambles. This is embarrassing, the update notes of FiveTimer 1.0.6 featured “sub-optimal 2×2 scrambles” this was more […]