[NTLK] New version of Einstein for Android

joe kallo quietglow at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 09:33:43 EST 2012

Is anyone else missing sound with this?

I remember sound working with the previous version and then it stopping at
some point. I've uninstalled everything and reinstalled but still not

On Dec 27, 2012 8:24 AM, "Tony Morrow" <gizmo1482 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Dec 27, 2012, at 5:36 AM, Matthias Melcher wrote:
> >
> > On 27.12.2012, at 06:09, Michael Hurley <mephit at mac.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On Dec 26, 2012, at 9:50 PM, joe kallo wrote:
> >>
> >> On my Samsung Galaxy SII I can get to the program menu OK but haven't
> yet figured out how to install the 2010 patch. I'll give it a few more
> tries before I start bugging the list, though.
> >
> > Ah, I did not know that newer machines have no longer a menu button. I
> will check what the Android docs say. This should be easily fixable.
> Yeah, in Android 4.0 Google added the option for on screen buttons. Some
> manufactures still use physical ones, but as of 4.0 the menu button is no
> longer standard. In most apps not optimized for 4.0+ there will be three
> dots in the bottom left hand corner of the screen that pulls up the menu.
> For 4.0+ designed apps the menu button is moved to the top right corner of
> the screen and becomes part of the app interface. I'm sure developers and
> users are both annoyed by the change since it causes inconstancies between
> different apps.
> > I am glad it is running on a Note II so nicely. I might even just jump
> int the store today and get one. This will entice me even more to fix the
> menu issue ;-) . How the heck do I get the purchases from one machine to
> the other though?
> Your Google Play store purchases are linked to your google account, not
> your phone. Once logged into your new phone, go to the play store, and go
> to "my apps". There you will find a list of all the apps you have
> purchased. Or sometimes the Play store will just re-download everything you
> had installed on your last device.
> >> First impression is that it's much faster than the previous version but
> the screen size does make for a bit of difficulty trying to use a
> non-stylus machine. If I had something like a Note, I think this would work
> great. With my finger it's a bit hard to hit targets accurately on the 4"
> screen.
> >
> > Yes, the NewtoOS was not made for a small screen, and there is no way to
> shrink the UI in a sensible way, other than just scaling it down.
> >
> >> Also, is there a way to turn off the Newton Background Service? It's a
> cool idea, but I don't want the app running all the time ever time I launch
> it. Sometimes I do want to straight-up quit it.
> >
> > I will add that as an option to the preferences. Also, there will be a
> "Quit" option in the Einstein Menu. Lastly, the NewtonOS Extras menu also
> has a "Quit Einstein" item (which does not do anything in Android Einstein
> yet).
> >
> > The service will eventually have the additional benefit of handling
> NewtonOS alarms, so that a calendar entry in NewtonOS will actually wake
> the phone and resume the emulator with the corresponding message. Put
> that's in the future... .
> I was going to ask the same thing.
> I'm running Einstein on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus (on Verizon and running
> v4.2.1"Shiny ROM") and can say the speed is greatly improved over the last
> time I tried. I think I'm too slow at writing with my finger or. I can
> write 2-3 letter words fine, but writing something like "newton" get broken
> into 2-3 seperate words using the print recognizer. Changing the delay
> before processing would probably clear up my problems.
> -Tony Morrow
> lookanotherblog.com
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