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Utilities

Timers

Everyone needs an extra timer and now you have access to huge ones on your Apple TV.

Fin - A Timer for Performers
Fin - A Timer for Performers

Fin - A Timer for Performers

Joseph Cieplinski

How Much Time Do I Have Left?

It’s a simple question that often lingers in the back of your mind while you’re performing live. A true professional knows how to bring the show to a natural conclusion at just the right moment, but without the benefit of knowing precisely how long you have, you’re at a loss.

Fin was created to solve this problem in the most elegant way possible. Take your iPad, iPhone, or Apple TV, place it somewhere in front of you, and let the timer run as you deliver the best performance of your life. You’ll know when your time is almost up, but no one else will.

Keep Your Performers on Schedule

If you run conferences, toastmasters meetings, or other kinds of live events, you’ll appreciate how well Fin keeps your talent on schedule. Rather than having someone in the front of the room holding up cards for 5 minutes, 2 minutes, and so on, let Fin do the job for you.

Fin will turn the entire background of the screen different colors at warning times you specify. (Yellow, Orange, and Red, or the Toastmasters standard Green, Yellow, and Red.) When time is up, the screen will pulse from red to black and a custom message will appear, notifying the performer that he or she has now gone over his or her time slot. The audience will never notice, but your performers will get the hint.

Controlled with Simple Gestures

Fin was designed to be used in live situations, whether that be on stage or in the recording studio. Starting or pausing is as simple as a tap on the screen. Adding or subtracting time is as simple as a swipe, or tracing a circle with your finger. Swipe with two fingers to double or half your time. Even while the timer is running, you can change the amount of time remaining, in case there’s been a sudden change in schedule.

You can have the timer count up or down, depending on your preference. You can choose whether or not to view seconds, or just minutes, remaining.

Great for Rehearsals

If you know how long your time slot is, Fin will help you practice sticking to it. Use Fin during rehearsals to get a good sense of how long you’re going over or under your allotted time. Fin will automatically start an overtime counter once the timer runs out, so you’ll know not only that the presentation is going too long, but also by how much.

Features

*Large numbers that are easy to read from across a room.
*Three visual warnings which change the screen background color at times specified by the user. (Any of these three warnings can be switched on or off as you see fit.)
*The option to play sounds for warning times or when time runs out. On iPhones with vibration support, warnings can vibrate as well.
*A custom message for when the timer runs out.
*Dark and light themes to match your stage conditions.
*The ability to count up or down, and switch between the two, even after you’ve started the timer.
*An overtime counter that counts up after time is up, so you know exactly how long you’ve gone over. Perfect for rehearsals.
*The ability to hide the second counter, so you only see hours and/or minutes remaining
*12 adjustable presets so you can easily switch between your most needed performance times.
*Notifications for when the timer runs out while the device is off, or the app is in the background.
*Remote control and syncing of two or more devices running a single timer.
*Universal app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Works in both landscape and portrait modes on all devices. Universal purchase gives you access to Apple TV version at no extra cost.
*Need to switch to another app while Fin is running? No problem. Fin will calculate the time even while you’re gone.
*Remote control of your iPhone timer using Apple Watch.
*Local notifications on the Apple Watch at warning and completion times.
*3D Touch launch shortcuts: Launch any of your first four presets from the Home screen. (3D Touch-enabled iOS device required.)

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TimerZ - Last Timer You'll Ever Need
TimerZ - Last Timer You'll Ever Need

TimerZ - Last Timer You'll Ever Need

Squawk Studio, LLC

Why did we create another timer app when there are already dozens in the App Store?
Because “Timer Z is the Last Timer You’ll Ever Need”! It's simple to use yet full featured so you can remove all other timer apps from your device.

Some unique features of Timer Z are:
- A simple count down timer can be set and started with just 3 taps
- Multiple timers can be set and can run simultaneously
- The timer will fire even if the Timer Z app is running in the background
- Each timer can be named and set to expire after a time interval, or at a specific point in time like an alarm
- While a timer is running, it can show remaining time or elapsed time since start, either in full hour/min/sec or just seconds
- Background graphics shows the percent of time remaining
- A running timer can be paused and resumed to continue where it left off
- When a timer expires, there is a choice of alarm sounds, vibration, or no sound at all
- Optionally the alarm can continue to sound until acknowledged
- Upon expiration, a timer can start another timer, including itself in a loop
- Timer activity history is saved and can be emailed for record keeping
- Timer data can be saved and loaded from a linked Dropbox account

Whether you’re looking for a simple timer, or one with all the bells-and-whistles, Timer Z is the best choice!

NOTE: this version is limited to 2 timers. Use the convenient in-app purchase of Pro feature to add an unlimited number of timers, and eliminate all advertisements.

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TimerVision
TimerVision

TimerVision

Ten by Ten

This simple countdown timer turns your TV into a helpful timer display for home or classroom use. The time counts down in hours, minutes and seconds; when it expires, a ring sounds, the display flashes, and the elapsed expired time is shown. Tap or hold down the (+) and (-) buttons to set the time on the main screen, or press the settings button to choose from a list of presets. The timer will display in either a light or dark theme; sound options and tenths of seconds display can be adjusted in the app settings. The timer continues to run in the background when switching to other apps (the timer will not ring when it is in the background, however).

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Tabata Pro Workout Timer
Tabata Pro Workout Timer

Tabata Pro Workout Timer

Martian Technology

Tabata Pro Workout Timer is all you need for interval training on your Apple TV.

Simple to use -- customize how long your work length is, your rest length, and how many rounds you're going to do, and press Go! We use voice cues that play over any music you have playing in the background so you know just when to stop and rest and when to get moving.

FEATURES:

* Customize the number of rounds you will work
* Customize the length of each work session
* Customize the length of each rest
* Voice cues that count '3...2...1...Go!' and also '3...2...1...Rest'
* Colorful backgrounds change according to work vs rest time

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Talking Stick : Conversation Timer and Moderator
Talking Stick : Conversation Timer and Moderator

Talking Stick : Conversation Timer and Moderator

Qi Analytics LLC

The app for face-to-face family conversations or business meetings. Are your conversations dominated by one person, while someone else never says a peep? Try Talking Stick.

Bring conversation back into the family sphere around the TV, and make sure everybody is heard and allowed time to say their piece. Talking Stick facilitates democracy in speaking allowing everyone to be heard, and no one to speak too much. A modern implementation of an old, well-tested method: Only the one that holds the stick is allowed to talk, and the stick is passed in sequence from one speaker to the next.

Fast and simple to get started:
• Enter names of participants (will be stored for next time).
• Select time allowance (total or per person).
• Set a time limit to avoid long-winded speeches.
• Select "Start", and when the speaker is done, select "Next speaker".

Talking Stick tracks the time spent by each speaker, and will show when it is time for the speaker to give room for someone else. Alerts will sound if the speaker exceeds the allocated time limits.

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Laboratory Timer
Laboratory Timer

Laboratory Timer

Shazino

Laboratory Timer is an easy-to-use countdown timer designed to run multiple alarm timers for laboratory at once.
With Laboratory Timer’s gorgeous interface and user friendly navigation, it has never been easier to manage scientific experiments.

You can also use your Apple Watch to visualize all your timers in real-time, and get notifications on your wrist.


To use the Laboratory Timer app just pull down to add a new timer, set the duration and press “Play”.

Key Features:

• Add and run as many timers as you need
• Save preset timers with name and duration
• Pause and resume timers
• Receive a notification when the alarms go off


Learn more about shazino at www.shazino.com
Follow us on Twitter @shazino

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Countdown: Simple Timer
Countdown: Simple Timer

Countdown: Simple Timer

Christopher Weems

Countdown gives you one tap access to your three most used timer presets, whether you’re timing a boiling egg or intervals between workouts.

Features:
- Three one-tap timer presets. (So you’re not constantly adjusting the timer.)
- Adjusting presets is just a tap away in Settings.
- Timer alarms sound without requiring you to tap “Done” or interrupting your music.
- Timers continue in the background, so you’re still notified while checking email or Twitter. (Notifications must be enabled to receive alerts.)
- Quick Actions for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to quickly start timers from the home screen.

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