Monthly Archives: November 2013

Compass 1.2.20 released!

Changelog

The most important change in this version is the heavily improved performance. The compass is now more efficient and uses less memory. This should result in a more fluent compass arrow.

  • Probably Fixed: Registering a sensor resulted in an error on some devices. This problem should be solved now.
  • Improved: The bug report dialog has been improved for a better usability.
  • Changed: Switched to the new Android SDK 19

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Compass Pro 1.2.19 released!

Changelog

  • IMPROVED: Big performance and memory optimization. The compass is now more efficient and uses less memory. This should result in a more fluent compass arrow.
  • FIXED: Fixed a problem with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.3. This devices have a software bug inside the sensor classes. I have implemented a workaround for this devices that solves the problem.
  • FIXED: Fixed a problem with the time measuring classes that caused the app to crash at startup.
  • FIXED: Fixed a problem that prevented the links for the references of resources used in this app to work.
  • FIXED: The old compass window was not closed after rotating the device resulting in a OutOfMemoryException after some rotations.
  • IMPROVED: Changed the labels for the sensor precision in the settings. They are now easy understandable and indicate which one uses more energy.
  • A lot of other changes in the backend

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Compass featured on Google Play

Compass got featured on the “Must Have” category on Google Play! Wooowwww. I have a big smile on my face right now, so big that the light reflects on my teeth and illuminates the whole room. You could see my smile even from the moon. Niceeeeeee! That is so awesome. Thank you all for downloading this wonderful app!

Screenshot of featuring of gabenative Compass in category "Must Have" on Google Play.

gabenative Compass got featured in category “Must Have” on Google Play.

Compass 1.2.13 released!

Changelog

  • Another try to fix the problem with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy S4. This devices have software bug inside the sensor classes. I have implemented a workarround for this devices that should solve the problem. But i cannot test it, because i don’t have this devices at home. Please send me a bug report with the support dialog if this compass is working or not working your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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Compass 1.2.14 released!

Changelog

  • The last version didn’t fix the problem with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy S4. This version contains changes to get more information when the problem occurs. It does not catch the error, but will show a “Force Close” dialog. Please send the bug report if this happens. This way i will receive the new bug report information i need and can track it down bit further.

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