Changelog | Urban Biker

Urban Biker changelog

v4.27
2018-12-09
✅ Respect color theme when map is shown
✅ Updated libraries
✅ Minimum supported Android version is now 4.2
✅ Removed app name from saved tracks' title
✅ Improved 'Track hue' drawing in Tracks History
✅ Buy dialog improvements
✅ Smaller APK size
✅ Updated translations
🐞 Fixed: Rare problems with digital font
🐞 Other fixes and improvements


v4.26
2018-11-18
✅ Easier licensing, with more options
✅ Translations updated
✅ Misc improvements


v4.25
2018-11-12
✅ Easier licensing: The app can now be licensed with in-app purchases!
✅ New online maps: Thunderforest and Mapbox maps. They are not free and require monthly subscriptions, however there's a free 5-days trial period!
✅ Removed <power> tag from the GPX file to restore XML compliance (please note that Strava now won't read power from the file, but will instead estimate power from other data)


v4.24
2018-11-05
✅ Minor bug fixes and improvements


v4.23
2018-10-31
✅ Power, Heart rate, Cadence, and Temperature data is now also being saved to GPX. Strava and other services can read and process those data!
✅ Faster barometric altitude calibration (just 1 minute to calibrate)
✅ Map QuickZoom buttons behavior improved: Short-click for permanent zoom, Long-click for temporary zoom w/ follow
✅ Other fixes and improvements


v4.22
2018-10-05
✅ Additional online map providers (based on OpenStreetMap data): Stamen (Terrain, Toner, Watercolor) and OpenTopoMap
✅ Google map 'dark' style for dark app theme (works only on 'Street' layer)
✅ QuickZoom-In button now temporarily activates map follow/rotate mode while pressed
✅ More GPX file formats supported when used as guide routes
✅ 'Stop' event (zero speed) when using speed sensor is made closer to realtime
✅ Acquire speed or cadence data from power sensor
🐞 Fixed: No cadence sensor data if wheel circumference not set
🐞 Other fixes and performance improvements


v4.21
2018-08-28
✅ Offline maps improvements:
      o Terrain rendering (Some files have to be downloaded first. Please go to Settings > Display > Maps > Offline Maps to learn more.)
      o Theme switching
      o Performance improvements
      o Bug fixes
✅ More consistent behavior of map QuickZoom buttons
✅ Average gear ratio statistic
🐞 Fixed sharing to Facebook (now possible only from Tracks History)
🐞 Fixed possible app crash for Russian language users
🐞 Some other fixes and improvements


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