News for September 2019

    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    2019-09-24

    What's new in this release?

    • Option to allow Honda BSM-muted alerts to be auto locked out (default = disabled = previous behavior)
    • Honda BSM-muted alerts can be manually locked out
    • Fixed location permissions issue with Android 10 devices
    • Bug fixes

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Sunday, September 22, 2019
    2019-09-22

    What's new in this release?

    • GPS icon removed in favor of a simpler textual GPS status indicator
    • V1 display icon relocated to upper right of screen, near where the GPS icon used to be
    • V1 display icon lights up red while V1 display is on, shows "R" or "S" when display is off because of Rear Dark or Sensor Dark, respectively
    • TMG icon relocated to bottom left of screen, where the V1 display icon used to be
    • Options to limit the number of alert table rows for each type of non-V1 alert (all alerts still mapped and/or announced as configured)
    • Options for larger map arrow and to have your location be at the tip of the arrow instead of at the center
    • Option for tail numbers on mapped aircraft
    • Option to exclude from overlay K- and X-band alerts muted by Silent Ride
    • Added "QUIT (HOLD)" button to pop-up settings dialog
    • CSA settings reorganized
    • POI factory RLC and speed camera at same location are combined into a "Combo Camera"
    • Map auto zoom for aircraft zooms to closest threat instead of always zooming out to ~10 miles to nearest edge
    • When CSA and/or mark alerts are ahead, map auto zooms to closest CSA/mark, regardless of nearby aircraft
    • RG road detection improved to reject cross streets
    • Mark alert ranges include time options for automatic, speed-dependent alert ranging
    • Green time option for new, non-V1 alerts
    • Launch other app option (currently Waze or Maps, when installed) replaces launch Waze option
    • Removed fused location provider option (because it sucks)
    • Other tweaks and fixes
    • 18 Sep 2019 camera database

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    2019-09-12

    What's new in this release?

    • Revised range meter for non-V1 alerts
    • Fixed overlay(s) not shown when app backgrounded while device is in multi-window mode
    • Fixed storage permissions issue with new installations on Android 10
    • Fixed TTS crash from settings screens
    • 11 September 2019 camera database update

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    2019-09-10

    What's new in this release?

    • PAWS settings reorganized, defaults revised
    • PAWS suspicious filter improved
    • PAWS blacklist and whitelist (screens to manage these lists coming in future release)
    • Range meters changed from all red to green-yellow-red gradient
    • Fixed alert map does not auto hide when auto visibility enabled
    • Fixed overlay layout issue with V1 alerts when HD alert table disabled
    • Fixed crash in multi-window mode when marks button clicked
    • Retargeted to Android 10

    I completely forgot about one important new feature:

    Display > Alert Map > Auto Hide Buttons

    When enabled, the button icons for settings, marks, and map control will auto hide after the selected period of time. A single tap anywhere on the map will bring them back up. Even when this option is disabled, you can still tap to show/hide the button icons.

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Friday, September 06, 2019
    2019-09-06

    What's new in this release?

    • Announcement preemption (Laser > Ka > K > Ku > X > other)
    • Announcement cancellation for K-, Ku-, and X-band alerts (Audio options)
    • V1 alert announcements include characteristics when announced instead of when queued
    • Non-V1 announcements include distance
    • Comments, if any, announced for CSA (terse disabled)
    • New non-V1 alerts on alert screen appear with green backgrounds for first 10 secs
    • Alert screen allows more non-V1 alerts, all sorted by general bearing (ahead/behind, exc. PAWS) and distance
    • Group Range option for CSA
    • Added an additional user-defined mark type (3 total)
    • Fixed alert map state lost when app backgrounded with map minimized (map overlay now properly not shown)
    • Fixed (?) TTS-related crash on some devices with language set to Romanian
    • Other bug fixes

    Announcement Preemption

    Any V1 alert announcement will preempt any non-V1 announcement. V1 alert announcements will preempt other V1 alert announcements in the following hierarchy: Laser > Ka > K > Ku > X. Same-band announcements will be preempted if a new alert has the same or greater front signal strength. Except for data timeout announcements, non-V1 announcements do not preempt any other announcement.

    Announcement Cancellation

    Any K-, Ku-, or X-band alert announcement will be cancelled if the alert is either inactive (signal gone) or muted prior to the actual announcement. This option is incorrectly named "Announcement Cancel" in the app (will fix later).

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    2019-09-04

    What's new in this release?

    • Volume settings (exc. muted volumes) moved to Audio > Volumes
    • New range meter and scales for non-V1 alerts
    • Alert Hold option for marks (see description in Marks settings)
    • 4 September 2019 camera database
    • Bug fixes

    Master changelog for all releases.


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