Turn off any TV with the click of a button: The Off Button!

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  1. haskelle

    haskelle New Member

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    Hi guys,

    I'm excited to announce support for the Galaxy S4 with my app, The Off Button. This is an essential application for any S4 user as it provides compelling functionality with the IR Blaster.

    Similar to the TV-B-Gone, The Off Button will send out almost every known TV 'off' code to turn off nearly any TV that you desire. Simply aim the device at the TV and push the button and wait for the TV to turn off! Imagine the hilarity that would ensue after taking this to a restaurant / sports bar / best buy... I designed this app to have a simple, clean UI to make it enjoyable to use.

    Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codisms.offButton

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    I'm also actively accepting feedback / feature suggestions for future versions. The most popular suggestion right now is to add functionality to save known IR codes that work. This would save time so you didn't have to loop through all of the codes again. I plan on implementing this feature next, but I look forward to any other ideas you guys have!

    Enjoy (responsibly...)
     
    #1 haskelle, Jul 12, 2013
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    Funny, yes...until the big guy watching the game next to you at the bar realizes it's you who is shutting off his TV>>>:icon_eek:
     
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    Do that during a rivalry game and the next app you would need is to use you phone to buzz the nurse for your meal in a straw as you lie there in a full body cast. Maybe a disclaimer to use responsibly .

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    You make a good point. I'll add that disclaimer to the play store tonight. Don't want anyone getting hurt over it :)
     
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    I used the WatchOn app to mess with my dad the other day, was pretty funny. Got my uncle the next day at his place too:D
     
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    What does WatchOn do?
     
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    Gives you a total remote via the IR blaster for tons of brands of TVs
     
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    What leeshor said

    Also lets you control your DVR if you have one. Best part, it's one of the samsung apps that comes preloaded onto the phone
     
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    I can't imagine too many opportunities to use this responsibly. Perhaps just urge folks not to get caught.
     
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    There are cities and states that can, (and may) put you in jail for using it. Just sayin.
     
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    but the idea of being able to turn off every TV in your local electronics store seems like good ol harmless fun:D

    seriously don't do it.
     
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    Where did the app go? Linky no worky

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk 2
     
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