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Old 03-31-2011, 06:36 PM   #31
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I've been playing around with this and like the alarms/timing function. Some suggestions based on my preferences for a timer:

- Adding a countdown of the time remaining for the whole profile. I know that I like to look at the clock frequently and see how much longer in the boil there is left.

- Adding the option to choose different notification styles.


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Old 03-31-2011, 06:45 PM   #32
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Just downloaded it on my HTC Evo...
Just downloaded for my Evo as well!

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- Adding a countdown of the time remaining for the whole profile. I know that I like to look at the clock frequently and see how much longer in the boil there is left.
That's a great idea!



 
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Old 03-31-2011, 06:56 PM   #33
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P.S. I love the the notification bar icon!

 
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Old 04-01-2011, 01:52 AM   #34
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- Adding a countdown of the time remaining for the whole profile. I know that I like to look at the clock frequently and see how much longer in the boil there is left.
Explain this one to me a bit more. Right now there is a boil time count down at the top of the screen that counts down until the boil ends. Are you suggesting a different countdown? Or the time of the boil and the post boil steeping combined? Something else?

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- Adding the option to choose different notification styles.
Working on that right now, revamping the whole notification system.


Thanks for all the great replies so far everyone. I had a lot of fun writing this app and I'm going to keep enhancing and adding features to make it as useful as possible. Thanks again!!

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Old 04-01-2011, 02:03 AM   #35
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Explain this one to me a bit more. Right now there is a boil time count down at the top of the screen that counts down until the boil ends. Are you suggesting a different countdown? Or the time of the boil and the post boil steeping combined? Something else?
Hmmmm...maybe something is funky on the version I have. The digits at the top right of the screen remain at 60:00 while the timer is running. You're saying this is supposed to be an active countdown? That is what I was looking for, but as I said, the version I downloaded today was not doing that. Strange.
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Hmmmm...maybe something is funky on the version I have. The digits at the top right of the screen remain at 60:00 while the timer is running. You're saying this is supposed to be an active countdown? That is what I was looking for, but as I said, the version I downloaded today was not doing that. Strange.
Oh wow, I will have to check that out. Thanks for the heads up!!!

Edit: Just ran some quick test and I do see something strange. Do me a favor and before you start a session reset it first. Then start the countdown. In my tests the countdown started. If it works for you then that should be a simple fix I'll release soon.

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Old 04-16-2011, 02:44 AM   #37
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Heya Everyone,

Just wanted to give you all an update on the Brew Timer. Right now I'm in the middle of testing some updates to the app. The new version has a completely revamped notification system that should eliminate the slight delays for alarms that were occurring when the phone went into a deep sleep. Also I have added the ability to choose notification sounds for your Brew Timer alarms (this seemed to be the biggest request by far). I also added some state persistence so that the app doesn't reset itself to its default state if the OS cleans it up.

There are a couple of other small little things like expanded help and small bugs.

I'm hoping to test this weekend and do a release next week sometime.

If you have any question, concerns or comments, drop me a message here, at my Twitter account (@TheBrewTimer) or send an email to brewtimer at humanjoe dot com.

Thanks a lot for the time you used this app and all the great ideas.

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Old 04-16-2011, 01:35 PM   #38
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Thanks a lot for the time you used this app and all the great ideas.

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Old 04-16-2011, 03:26 PM   #39
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Downloading now! Thanks Adam.

 
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Heya Everyone,

The new version is posted to the Android Market. In this version I took your wants and added custom notification alarm sounds for all events and rewrote the alarm system so the firing of the alarms is much more accurate. Also, after you guys get to use it could you do me a favor. If you have a minute could you write a review and/or rate my app in the Android Market. Good or bad I would love to see the feedback so let me have it!

Now, on to the topic at hand, so what do you guys want me working next? From previous posts it seems there s a desire for an All-Grain timing mode. Is that still a desire? Is there anything else out there people want to see?

Thanks again for all your feedback and looking forward to the next version.

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