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6/6/2012
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Microsoft on{X} For Android: A Visual Tour

Microsoft--yes, Microsoft--has a new Android programming platform called on{x} and it's great. Developed by the Microsoft R&D team in Israel, on{x} lets anyone turn an Android phone into an uber event-driven notification gadget.
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I tried the first recipe I saw, "Launch the music app when I am walking". Note that the words "music" and "walking" are highlighted. You'll see why these words are significant after clicking on the "<>code" button in the upper right of the window. on{x} can tell whether you are walking, still, or driving, and fire off rules accordingly.

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