Changelog | Urban Biker

Urban Biker changelog

v4.20
2018-08-06
- Improved Summary screen layout
- Some tweaks and performance improvements

v4.19
2018-08-01
- Improved startup time
- Performance improvements and bug fixes
- Updated translations

v4.18
2018-07-24
- Misc improvements and fixes

v4.17
2018-07-17
- Major fix: GPS/Tracking problems on some devices
- Visual improvements
- More accurate tracking
- Strava™ now respects barometric altitudes recorded with this app
- Updated translations
- Other fixes and improvements

v4.16
2018-06-30
- Fix: Resuming a track from the History screen while the tracking
       is paused can lead to loss of the track
- Improved gear ratio algorithm
- Minor tweaks in tracking algorithm
- Updated translations

v4.15
2018-06-22
- Fix: Gear ratio data not available
- Fix: Unable to input decimal separator
- Possible fix: Offline maps .corrupt issue
- Updated libraries
- Updated translations

v4.14
2018-06-14
- Gear ratio meter mode + SVG graph (Speed and Cadence sensors required)
- Average power meter mode + SVG graph
- Improvements in tracking accuracy
- Updated libraries (may fix offline maps issues)
- Fix: Meters not displayed correctly or disappear on screen rotation
- Fix: Notification sometimes disappear on screen rotation
- Fix: Wheels weight wrongly counted twice in total weight
- Fix: Guide routes GPX files sometimes cannot be read
- Misc improvements and fixes

v4.13
2018-05-20
- A number of internal changes to improve accuracy of speed,
  cadence, power and possibly some other metrics
- Internal changes to improve app response on ride start,
  especially for users suffering delays in speed and distance
- 'Slope (grade)' and 'Elapsed time' metrics
- 'Start time', 'End time' and 'Total duration' info for a track
- Updated libraries
- Misc improvements and bug fixes

v4.12
2018-04-28
- Slight visual improvements on the main screen (eg. GPS button)
- Some performance improvements and bug fixes based on your feedback (thanks!)
- New $10/$25/$50 donate&license options in the Play Store

v4.11
2018-04-20
- Fixed stuck notification sometimes
- Visual theming fixes
- You can now disable ads even if the app is not licensed
- Misc improvements

v4.10
2018-04-12
- App notification icon is now shown only when tracking is active, by default
   (there's an option for this in Advanced Settings)
- Speed is now recalculated from distances by default, instead of using GPS Doppler values
   (there's an option for this in Tracking/Advanced Settings)
- Long-click on contrast button now enables/disables automatic visual theme mode
- Redesigned GPS/tracking button
- More battery-efficient pocket mode
- Performance improvements and bug fixes

v4.9.2
2018-03-29
- Even the most rare crashes should now be fixed, hopefully! 😏
- Some performance improvement in Tracks History screen

v4.9.1
2018-03-27
- Fixed crashes on Android v4.4 and older

v4.9
2018-03-24
- Speedometer is back: More efficient graphics, means less battery usage
- Fix: Some crashes at app startup
- Fix: Screen not updating for some older devices
- Fix: Language changes after opening Help
- Fix: Notification not updating on Android 8.1+
- Possibly improved location acquiring on some devices (like Galaxy S7)
- Other minor fixes and improvements

v4.8
2018-03-12
- Fix: language setting not applied on Android 7
- Fix: raster offline maps not working
- Fix: crashes on some Android 6+ devices
- Dropped speedometer graphics until performance impact assessed
- Misc improvements

v4.7
2018-03-09
- Bug fixes and performance improvements
- New icon

v4.6.1-v4.6.3
2018-02-26
- Fixed issues for some devices

v4.6
2018-02-22
- Xiaomi Mi Band 2 preliminary heart rate sensor support
- Performance improvements: Smoother UI
- No background patterns in main and summary screens
- Minor bug fixes

v4.5
2018-02-11
- New translations
- Important bug fixes
- Performance improvements

v4.3
2018-02-04
- Performance and interface improvements in Profiles list and Tracks History list
- Online help
- Other smaller improvements

v4.2.2
2018-01-11
- Bug fixes and performance improvements!

v4.2.1
2017-12-26
- Fixed issues with some Xiaomi devices
- Added Farsi language
- Bug fixes

v4.2
2017-12-20
- Additional (fifth) meter on main screen, enabled by default on large/long displays
- Statusbar/Navbar visual shade effect on newer devices
- Bug fixes

v4.1
2017-12-13
- Fixed incorrect average Cadence and Heart rate
- Improved Tracks history and details screen
- Quick Zoom map buttons
- Removed option to disable saving tracks
- Other improvements

v4.0.4
2017-11-18
- Fixed: Occasional connection issues for wireless sensors

v4.0.3
2017-11-10
- Even more fixes for some unusual issues

v4.0.2
2017-11-07
- Additional fixes for some unusual issues

v4.0.1
2017-11-06
- Fixed crashes when opening Tallies section in Settings/Sound
- (Hopefully) fixed crashes occuring on some devices on startup or in History screen

Thanks for the crash reports!

v4.0
2017-11-03
- Bluetooth Smart & ANT+ sensors support: Speed, Cadence,
  Heart rate, Power. Set up your sensors in Settings→Sensors!
- "Smart summary" index.html file in track files. Open it with
  your browser for a complete overview of your activity.
- Android 8 (Oreo) compatibility
- Status Bar
- World background for vector offline maps
- Track color legend in History track preview
- Less battery usage
- Many performance and UI improvements
- Various issues fixed

v4.0b
2017-10-27
- Bluetooth Smart & ANT+ sensors support: Speed, Cadence,
  Heart rate, Power. Set up your sensors in Settings→Sensors!
- Android 8 (Oreo) compatibility
- Many performance and UI improvements
- "Smart summary" index.html file in track files
- Various issues fixed
- BETA STATUS:
    x Translations not updated
    x Help not updated

v3.7b
2017-05-20
- Fixed crashes on certain devices
- Fixed wrong energy value when editing profile totals
- LG and Samsung multi-window feature declaration support
- Updated Google libraries
2017-05-08
- Less battery usage
- Status Bar
- World background for vector offline maps
- Track color legend in History track preview
- Navigation Drawer instead of Menu
- Android 7 (Nougat) compatibility
- Multi-window mode support (Android 7)
- Many other improvements and fixes
- BETA STATUS:
    x Sensors (ANT+/BLE) not yet supported
    x Translations not updated
    x Help not updated

v3.6.5
2017-02-28
- Updated Google Maps library (may improve stability on some devices)
- Updated notification layout
- Other improvements and fixes

v3.6.4
2017-02-15
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

v3.6.3
2017-01-30
- Barometric altitude improvements
- Temperature sensor improvements
- Temperature sensor data can now be used by barometer for even better altitude accuracy
  (option in Settings→Tracking→Altitudes, please also read the note there to learn about the proper usage)
- Derived temperature sensor type (option in Settings→Advanced→Temperature)
- Control Panel options for barometric altitude and power/energy parameters
- Added Chinese translations

v3.6.2
2017-01-14
- Ambient Temperature sensor derived:
  Computes ambient temperature on devices which lack dedicated ambient temperature sensor.
  Please note, this sensor may need several minutes to settle down on temperature change,
  due to physical restrictions. Also, if the battery of your device is not genuine, is of
  poor quality, damaged, or connected to a charger, please expect more inaccurate readouts.
- AdMob ads policy compliance fix

v3.6.1
2017-01-05
- Fixed: Settings crash on tablets
- Barometric altitude tweaks

v3.6
2016-12-25
- Autocalibrated Barometric Altitude! This feature provides much more accurate altitudes, altitude gains,
  powers, etc. by using a barometer sensor of your device. It is automatically calibrated by the GPS, and also
  takes into account weather-varying pressure, meaning it does not require any effort on your part to work.
  (can be disabled in Settings->Advanced)
- Control Panel dialog with quick access settings
- All Sounds on/off global switch
- Pace arrows in speedometer
- New meter mode: Atmospheric pressure
- Expand all / Collapse all commands in History screen
- Track line color coding by duration option
- Display Pocket Mode is now global setting, not per profile
- New roar (moving sound) mode: Activate above threshold speed
- Various UI/UX improvements
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

v3.5
2016-08-18
- Track color coding in Tracks History screen (by Altitude or Speed; Long-click the track preview screen map to access this feature)
- Android 6 (Marshmallow) compatibility improvements
- Profiles sorted by last used time
- Visual theme improvements
- Facebook library updated
- Added Catalan (Andorra) translations
- Misc improvements

v3.4.2
2016-07-24
- Bug fixes and performance improvements
- Added Swedish translations
- Last version to support Android 2 (Gingerbread) and Android 3 (Honeycomb)

v3.4.1
2016-06-21
- Location provider selection option: GPS (default) or Fused/Play services
- Less CPU usage (esp. when generating SVG graphs)
- Less sounds by default (on new installations)
- Fixed: Unreliable Ascent measurement when moving really slow on a steep slope with Realtime auto pause mode enabled
- Fixed: Map scale sometimes reset to world map
- Added Romanian translations (incomplete)

v3.4
2016-05-28
- 'Forgotten pause' alarm (can be turned off in Settings->Sounds)
- Distance/Duration/Energy/… fields on map preview in Tracks History
- Gps button press-and-hold to increase countdown delay
- Flashlight button press-and-hold to cycle through modes
- Haptic feedback (vibrate on button press) option
- 'Descent' meter mode
- Imperial units support in SVG graphs
- Added (incomplete) Japanese and Lithuanian translations
- Updated libraries
- Accuracy, performance and layout improvements
- Misc fixes

v3.3.1
2016-04-09
- Choose to share Energy, Ascent or Power metrics to Facebook
- Fixed: GPS activates in Tracks History screen
- Misc fixes

v3.3
2016-03-30
- Gives true altitude by automagically adjusting it to local geoid
- New 'Efficacy' meter mode and SVG graph type
- New 'Average speed' meter mode and SVG graph type
- 'Pocket mode' for screen (Android 5.0+)
- Flashlight button will also toggle through Auto mode, if enabled
- Important bug fixes
- Added Greek and Portuguese (Brasil) languages
- Visual improvements
- Smaller apk size
- Other improvements and fixes

v3.2.2
2016-02-18
- Map markers for start/finish locations
- Fix for GPS signal dropping on some devices
- Other minor fixes

v3.2.1
2016-02-12
- Fixed: Crash when GPS is disabled system-wide
- Other minor fixes

v3.2
2016-02-10
- Layout improvements
- Resume/Restart prompt after inactivity
- Confidence indicator
- Flashlight 'Pocket mode'
- Accuracy improvements
- Fixed crash on Android 2.3 due to Facebook library
- Bug fixes

v3.1.2
2016-01-04
- Fixed: Facebook library startup crash on Android 2.3.x devices
- Added: Temperature vs. Distance/Duration SVG graph on supported devices
- Some Widget improvements
- Updated translations
- Other minor improvements

v3.1.1
2015-12-30
- Fixed: Possible data inconsistency when switching profiles during tracking, especially on slower devices
- Fixed: Some CPU usage when idling
- Added: Automatic contrast/theme based on environment illumination option

v3.1
2015-12-26
- Fixed GPS stop when screen off on some devices
- Map scale bar (ruler)
- Tracks history: Show full map on map preview click
- Tracks history: Show offline maps if enabled
- More detailed vector offline maps on high dpi screens
- Option to boost GPS updates when map shown or screen on
- GPS countdown improvements
- Improved Summary screen layout
- Updated third-party libraries (Google, Facebook…)
- Other fixes and improvements

v3.0.1
2015-10-24
- Tracks history will show map for tracks created with older versions
- More responsive main UI in some situations
- Better visiblity of meter values over the map
- Accurate countdown interval when screen is turned off
- Misc fixes

v3.0
2015-10-18
- Tracks history: View, Resume or Share any previously saved track
- Performance graphs: Speed/Altitude/… vs. Distance/Duration as SVG image files
- Additional meters on the screen (optional)
- Important fix for large GPS update intervals (>20 sec.)
- Less battery usage
- Accuracy improvements
- Faster and nicer vector offline maps
- Display 'Routes to follow' from a custom folder
- 'Lock meters' option
- 'Clear buttons' option
- 'Force loudspeaker' option
- 'Auto volume' roaring option
- GPS button on Summary screen
- Reset from the menu instead of long-click
- Auto reset option
- Raise countdown interval with multiple long-click
- New profile will duplicate current profile settings
- Wheels and passengers weight
- Energy per hour and per 100 km/mi
- Speed and Vertical speed modes
- Robust continuous tracking after device restart
- Number of device restarts during the tracking
- Fix for creation of non-standard ZIP files
- New languages: Czech, Deutsch, French, Hungarian, Polish, Serbian
- Better localization
- Lots of fixes and improvements