[NTLK] Einstein for Android - Frohes Neues Jahr
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On Jan 2, 2013, at 11:22 PM, Steven Frank <stevenfrank880 at gmail.com> wrote:
> That video I promised is here:
> (About 26 MB)
> About 1 minute of me doing random things in today's release of
> Einstein on a Nexus 7, for those who don't have access to an Android
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 9:18 PM, Steven Frank <stevenfrank880 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Great stuff, Matthias! I got it up and running on my Nexus 7 running 4.1.
>> A few notes:
>> - All versions of Einstein including this one tend to hang on me at the end
>> of the setup wizard, here:
>> I tried to debug this once but couldn't figure it out. It's not a complete
>> hang -- the inker still works, but the wizard never ends (notice the
>> selected Done button)
>> Restarting a few times usually lets you advance past it.
>> - I couldn't get the press-and-hold selection marker to appear.
>> - If it's easy, I'd love a pref to run with integral "nearest neighbor"
>> scaling (no smoothing of the Newton pixels)
>> I made a short video of the emulator in action. I'll try to get it uploaded
>> On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Matthias Melcher wrote:
>>> Happy New Year, folks.
>>> I have uploaded a new version of Einstein for Android. You can just
>>> install it over the old version - your Flash RAM data should not be deleted
>>> and all installed software should remain.
>>> The changes are based on the EMails to this list:
>>> The context menu is no longer supported by newer device. You can now reach
>>> a similar menu by going into Nthe Notifications bar (pull the top bar down)
>>> and tapping on the Einstein logo. The hardware menu button also works.
>>> Installing packages now works on al apps by putting new .pkg files into
>>> "/Download/EInstein/" and selection "Install New Packages" for the Action
>>> Clicking on "Insert Network Card" now actually inserts the network card.
>>> But this only works if all drivers were previously installed in the correct
>>> order :-/
>>> Clicking on the Action "Quit" will quit the Service, making Einstein a
>>> regular app again that will be cleared whenever Android feels like it.
>>> Little Cliffhanger: in the next version, to install a package, you can
>>> simply click the .pkg file in an internet browser to install it.
>>> - Matthias
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