Army Knife for Android Changelog

Version 1.0.1
May 14, 2011
First release

Version 1.0.2
May 15, 2011

  • Added option to turn off flashlight screen
  • Fixed bug that prevented saving ruler calibration

Version 1.0.3
Jun 6, 2011

  • Diagonal ruler
  • Fixed some bugs

Version 1.0.4
Jun 8, 2011

  • Fixed compass crash in Chinese locale

Version 1.0.5
Jul 5, 2011

  • Fixed the ruler’s inch scale
  • Enabled app2SD
  • Bug fixes
  • Stopwatch: printed hundredths when stopped
  • Reduced app side optimizing images
  • Added translations to German, Dutch, Greek
  • Camera LED: increased number of working devices

Version 1.1.0
Sep 17, 2011

  • Added calculator applet
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.1.1
Sep 20, 2011

  • Calculator: fixed localization problem for some locales
  • Calculator: fixed wrong priority for div operation
  • Calculator: other minor fixes

Version 1.2.0
Dec 6, 2011

  • Added Magnifying Glass applet
  • New implementation of flashlight’s camera LED handling: Thanks to Sergej Shafarenka!
  • Flashlight app has new “choose bg color” options
  • New better looking menus
  • Change main app background color option
  • Added Hebraic language. Improved other translations too
  • Added links to online Help/FAQ/Changhelog
  • Tons of bug fixes

Version 1.3.0
Jul 13, 2012

  • New tool: Mirror (requires front camera and android >= 2.3)
  • Level: improved rendering on smaller screens
  • Level: now can be used upside down
  • Timer: re-designed from scratch. Now you can have up to four timers simultaneously.
  • Timer: now uses standard notifications system
  • Compass: improved rendering on smaller screens
  • Flashlight: now you can turn on/off the light using volume buttons
  • Stop watch: now you can start, get lap time, stop and reset it by using volume buttons
  • Magnifying glass: various improvements
  • … Tons of bugfixing and performance improvements!

Version 1.3.1
Sep 18, 2012

  • Added translations to Hungarian and Indonesian
  • Mirror: added “rotate image” setting
  • Mirror: fixed random crash when setting maximum brightness
  • Calculator: added “thousands separator” option
  • Calculator: various bug fixes

Version 1.4.0
Feb 22, 2013

  • New tool: Unit Converter
  • Flashlight: Improved compatibility with some devices (Galaxy Ace and others)
  • Compass: improved compatibility with Android 4.x
  • Compass: improved low-pass filter
  • Level: now compatible with devices without magnetometer (accelerometer required)
  • Level: improved low-pass filter
  • Calculator: landscape mode
  • Calculator: option to save memory status between sessions
  • Calculator: new function: modulo
  • Calculator: new function: send result to unit converter
  • Calculator: improved layout
  • Magnifying Glass: improved display image size on some devices
  • Magnifying Glass: landscape mode
  • Mirror: improved display image size on some devices
  • Mirror: landscape mode
  • Ruler: added sixteenths of an inch
  • Ruler: added inverted colors mode

Version 1.4.1
Apr 4, 2013

  • Fixed crash on start of Android 1.6 devices (we apologize for this problem!)
  • Unit Converter: added some measures requested by users: pints and barrels, grains, inches of water, data measures (bits, bytes, …)
  • Unit Converter: added font size selection
  • Calculator: added, (finally!) the option to select the decimal separator and thousands grouping symbols
  • Calculator: added gravitational constant
  • Improved Russian, Romanian and Hungarian translations

Version 1.4.2
May 18, 2013

  • Flashlight: fixed bug that prevents “use screen as flashlight” option to be saved.
  • Flashlight: improved “method 3”.
  • Flashlight: added option to turn off LED while entering standby status.
  • Unit Converter: Added: quarts (US), tons per square foot, pounds per square foot, centimeters of water, cups, tablespoons, teaspoons, SI version of data measures.
  • Unit Converter: now works in landscape mode too.
  • Timer: added option to generate sound internally if the standard notification system doesn\’t make sounds.
  • Added languages: Serbian, Croatian.
  • Improved languages: Russian, German, Romanian, Hungarian.
  • Improved color chooser dialog. Thanks to Yuku.

Version 1.5.0
May 20, 2015

  • Changed name to Android Army Knife. See FAQ
  • Added flashlight widget
  • Improved languages: Russian, Turkish, Greek
  • Stopwatch: fixed wrong stop-to-start transition when coming back to the app after pressing the home button
  • Calculator: fixed bug: “when switching from scientific mode to standard mode the word DEG remains at the top of the input”
  • Timer: added possibility to configure number of timers

Version 1.5.0 … bis
June 17, 2015

  • Changed the English name to Army Knife for Android because of a Google request. Let’s hope this one will make it…

Version 1.6.0
Jan 20, 2018

  • Added a “settings” button inside each tool to overcome the lack of the “menu” button in modern smartphones (SORRY for the HUGE delay!!!)
  • Implemented the permissions requests at run time (the only authorization that will be asked is the usual permission to use the camera, required by flashlight, magnifying glass and mirror)
  • Removed, in the app description, every reference to the army knife maker with the red logo, because this is forbidden by the play-store rules…

Version 1.6.1
Jan 25, 2018

  • Removed unwanted and unused permission to access the telephone number and telephone ID (Thanks Android Compat Library…)
  • Unit Converter: added UK imperial Pints.
  • Timer: Fixed the “beep” duration issue.
  • Shrinked a bit the apk size.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 1.6.2
Feb 4, 2018

  • Timer: Removed the delay on alarm notification (please test if the fix is working on your device).
  • Timer: Fixed switch between portrait/landscape and vice versa problem on digits.
  • Flashlight: Fixed the issue that caused the flashlight to turn off entering standby on some devices.
  • Flashlight widget: The widget size is back to 1×1 as is was meant to be.
  • All: Fixed the “all button labels are capitalized” issue.
  • All: Now every tool is independent. For example you can
    1) start a tool
    2) go back to the launcher
    3) start another tool
    and you’ll see three different apps (launcher, tool1 and tool2) in the app list of your device