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19-Apr-12 - v0.0.7 Alpha - codename: "Azriel" => new naming convention based on Burekas movie characters
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Apr 25, 2012

19-Apr-12 - v0.0.7 Alpha - codename: "Azriel" => new naming convention based on Burekas movie characters

This is an Alpha release where some code changes has been done in critical areas of the application. Dont install this version unless you are willing to assist in finding and reporting bugs
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
* Rewrite the network layer to be based on Qt instead of kernel sockets
* Rewrite the config layer to use QSettings
* Rewrite the path+file layer to use QFile & QDir
* Fix current traffic reports list dialog - reports not visible
* Support multiuser environments (such as Linux and Windows)
* Fix low battery warning still showing when charging
- When canceling an address search, Waze may crash
- Stable internet connection is mandatory for first run!
- If a previous release was installed, saved configuration & settings will be removed during installation
- Default log level was set to maximum by default. As a result ~/MyDocs/.waze/postmortem can becoming quite big after several days of use, so you should delete it every once in a while.
- Secure connection is not implemeted yet, so refrain from setting passwords in the application
- This version is compiled in debug mode. So if a crash occurs a core dump might be generated if your phone is properly cofigured (ulimit unlimited). Core dumps are the best way for me to track problems.
- Please assist by reporting issues with emphasis on regressions from v0.0.6

9-Feb-12 - v0.0.6 - codename: "Group Hug"
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
* Fix mislocation issue
* Fix multitouch zoom on N9
* Browser integration
* Groups support
* Coupons support
* Business information support
- When canceling an address search, Waze may crash
- Stable internet connection is mandatory for first run!
- Optional: To remove the data of the previous installation before upgrading, you should remove ~/.waze & ~/MyDocs/.waze

16-Jan-12 - v0.0.5 - codename: "Brave Heart"
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
Upgrade the base code to Waze v2.4.0 which add a lot of features, like: (the next are taken from the Waze official changelog - with small comments where related to this Qt port)
* Complete voice guidance using natural text-to-speech capabilities (English USA and Canada only. More languages coming soon!)
* Road shields and improved map graphics display (Qt port need fixing here)
* Animated display of top contributing wazers
* Automatic centering on map after panning
* Night mode settings saved if not in auto night mode
* Alert popup screen modification
* Shuffle 'start driving' prompt (English only)
* Alternative routes button in navigation menu and new display of routes selection on map
* New ETA update messages
* Improved routing request in case of poor network connectivity (Qt port need fixing here)
* Async logs upload
* Updated alerts list with number of comments and number of thumbs up
* My waze menu (Qt port will modify this in future versions)
* Vocal navigation instructions fix (for non English languages)
* UTF Long text trimming
* Various crash fixes
- When canceling an address search, Waze may crash
- Multitouch gestures on the N9/N950 are a little hyperactive...
- Stable internet connection is mandatory for first run!
- Optional: To remove the data of the previous installation before upgrading, you should remove ~/.waze & ~/MyDocs/.waze

19-Dec-11 - v0.0.4 - codename: "Look Maw, no hands!"
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
* Native keyboard support
* Fix map download
* Initial multitouch gestures support - rotate & zoom (N9/N950)
* Fixed speed reading (N900)
- When canceling an address search, Waze may crash
- Multitouch gestures on the N9/N950 are a little hyperactive...
- Stable internet connection is mandatory for first run!
- Optional: To remove the data of the previous installation before upgrading, you should remove ~/.waze & ~/MyDocs/.waze
A clip showing the new version on the N900 & N950

3-Dec-11 - v0.0.3 - codename: "Terrific jam"
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
* Navigate to a contact's saved address
* Volume control (in general settings)
* Disable screensaver (in general settings)
* Fixed speed reading (only in N950, still bad on N900)
- When a previous release was installed, Waze will close itself after the upgrade configuration is done - you can use it as usual afterwards.
- Stable internet connection is mandatory for first run!
- Optional: To remove the data of the previous installation before upgrading, you should remove ~/.waze & ~/MyDocs/.waze

23-Nov-11 - v0.0.2 - codename: "Your thanks, my giving"
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
* Fix the flickering
* Make the media files (audio/images) not show on the gallery/mediaplayer
* Other than that, all of the known issues of the preview release
* You should run `rm -rf /home/user/MyDocs/.waze` before installing this new version
* Stable internet connection is mandatory for first run!

19-Nov-11 - Preview release - codename: "The flickerer" or "I owe my wife 3 weeks worth of hugs"
Install link for N9/N950
Install link for N900
This is a preview release which suffers from the following known issues:
* Screen flickers - a lot
* Some texts are cropped or missing
* Some images are missing
* Get address from phone contact - not implemented yet
* HW Keyboard support - not implemented yet
* OS virtual keyboard support - not implemented yet
* Application closes upon certain settings change
* Phone camera usage is not implemented yet
* Some action related clicks are not played
* The Waze media files are shown in the phone gallery & music applications - don't erase them...
* Screen does not stay lit when navigating

10-Nov-11 - Still in works, no release yet
an N950 clip and an N900 clip showing what it looked like in the mid stages of working on the preview release.

Project page: http://code.google.com/p/waze-qt/

 

 

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