Today, smartphones have a wider use than making calls or sending text messages. You can use the iPhone as a stop watch, but at times, you may not be able to touch the screen and set off the timer. Well, your problem is resolved with the new Wave Timer application.
Wave timer is an iPhone timer app which has two important features. First, the display of the timer is in the form of a spin wheel which speeds up your setting process and second, it has motion detectors in it. Because of this feature, you just have to wave your hand in front of the mobile screen and the timer will go off.
The concept used in Wave Timer app can be found similar to that used in Wave Alarm app which is a similar application. The concept may be same, but the way the concept has been used in the new application has enhanced its functionality. The app is easy to operate. In case of any difficulty, help can be taken from the instructions menu present on the bottom right corner of the main screen. A small info icon is present there which informs about the instruction menu.
The spin wheel has been given three levels, one for each hours, minutes and seconds. The innermost dial is for setting the hour, the next one to it towards outside is for the minutes and the outermost dial can be used to set the time in seconds. The time at the end can be saved by hitting the play button. When the timer completes its cycle and reaches the end point, the alarm goes off.
The alarm can be set off in many ways. You can turn it off by either clicking the play button (same used for setting on the alarm), or by shaking your phone. Another new feature that has been added to this app is that you can switch off the alarm by waving your hand in front of the camera present on the top-front side of the device.
If the app is up on the display, you can use any of the three ways to switch off the app. But if you are doing some other thing and the Wave Timer is not up, you have to close it yourself by clicking the play button. Therefore, if you want to use the motion detector feature of the app, you’ll have to keep it on top.
The user can also apply an alarm sound of his choice, set the volume and pin the shake mode of the app. All these features can be accessed from the settings menu of the Wave Timer application.
Wave Timer can be downloaded for free and is compatible with iPhone and iPod touch devices. Motion detector will require a front facing camera. Additional alarm sounds can also be purchased for just $1.99. Let us know if you try it out.