Sun Surveyor for iOS and Android

Comprehensive Sun & Moon Information in the Palm of your Hand, for any Location, Date & Time.

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Release Notes

This page contains the complete changelog for the various versions of Sun Surveyor.

Sun Surveyor (Android) | Sun Surveyor (iOS) | Sun Surveyor Lite (Android) | Sun Surveyor Lite (iOS)

Sun Surveyor (Android):
1.13.1
– Details view, info overlay: Moon rise and set will display in order of the event time
– Corrections to the Spanish translation

1.13
– Super Moon finder! The details view Moon Phase listings now show moon distance, with >< indicating a Super Moon. Use the slider and scrub through the year to find the next full super moon - Details view: now shows moon distance, moon age, next apogee and perigee - Moon Phase widget: added times for moon phases, super moon indicator for full moonsv1.12 - Languages: Polski (Polish) translation by Mateusz Remer, many thanks! - Moon image display - moon images now shown at the angle they appear to an observer at the selected location (Android 3.0+) - Moon path display - when both midnights are displayed (when the moon first sets before it rises - appears as a "gap" in the moon path), displaying the second midnight for 12h locales as "12a+" and for 24h locales as "24h" - Details view - Moon phases now include times - Calculation engine updatesv1.11.4 - faster location resolution when "quick location fix" is on - Languages: updates to Norwegian translation - Library updates: Google Play Services (Maps API), Flurry - Time Zones: update to internal database with latest tz datav1.11.3 - Location Updates: Gingerbread+: Using the new Google Play Services "Fused Location Provider" for better gps location fixes. - Location Updates: changed algorithms and methodology for getting location updates ("quick location fix" on or off), should always obtain a location in most instances. - Languages: Korean and Dutch translation updatesv1.11.2 - Android 4.4 - fix for slider lag, added xxxhdpi iconv1.11.1 - Locations: now can export to Google Drive, FolderSync, and other apps - Locations: Android 3.0+: updated/unified saved locations screen interaction - Send Details/Screenshot: will also attach a .kml file of the location - AR View: adjustment for screenshot on Android 4.3 - Address text auto-adjusts size - Languages: translation updates - other minor updates and fixesv1.11 (Location import/export/edit) - Locations feature update: for Android 3.0+, multi-selection for export and deletion, for 2.3-, actions are available when long-pressing a location - Locations: ability to import KML placemarks from .kml/.kmz files via email, dropbox, etc, and export .kml files - Locations: ability to edit location names / notes - Updated xhdpi, xxhdpi icon - Updated librariesv1.10 - Português (Brasil) translation by Ronilson di Souza, many thanks! - Adjustments to Map View lines for various screen densities - Added preference to turn on outlines for Map View lines - App icon updatev1.9.9.1 - bugfix: crash fix for AsyncTask execution issue on older platforms (Details view)v1.9.9 - Time Zones: Auto-Detect mode now uses external web-services to determine the Time Zone, with the internal database as a backup. - Map View: Updated to latest Google Play Services client.v1.9.8.2 - bugfix: crash fix for AsyncTask execution issue on older platforms (search, map elevation)v1.9.8.1 - minor updates to Korean translation - bugfix: Details view moonphase rarely displaying wrong image - bugfix: new Map View deleted location marker not disappearing - removed some unnecessary assetsv1.9.8 - languages: 한국의 (Korean) translation by 고은영 (Emily Ko), many thanks! - timezones: updated timezone databasev1.9.7 - languages: 中文(简体)- Chinese (Simplified) translation by Lincol Lin, many thanks! - Information overlay: now also shows Moon Illumination % at rise and set - Fix for day length arc visualization in 3D Compass for rare casesv1.9.6 - languages: 中文(繁體)- Chinese (Traditional) translation by Lincol Lin, many thanks!v1.9.5 - Holo update - UI: Holo-themed updates, making use of the Action Bar for ICS+, some icon and graphic updates - UI: minor widget layout updates for ICS+ and Jellybean compatibility - UI: minor enhancements for tablets - fix for a Map View (v2) crash - fix for day length calculation in extremes of the world, when there is a rise but no set or vice versa - localization fix: time picker now respects device setting for 24 hour format - languages: update to Czech translation for the new Map View featuresv1.9 - Map View Update! - Map View (2.3+): Uses the new Google Maps API, including Terrain maps, 3d vector maps, tilt and rotate gestures - Map View (2.3+): With elevation lookups, will now show difference in vertical angle between locations; elevations can also be manually edited - Map View - the old map view can still be used, a preference toggle is there. Please contact me for any issues with the new Map View! - Elevation Lookups: preference to turn Elevation lookups on - uses data connection to get Elevation information for locations from Google, GeoNames - Details: added current moon phase image to summary, added address text to extract - Units: Metric vs Imperial - preference to specify unit system for elevation and distance - Search: added fallback location search implementation to solve issue in certain instances where service is not available/working - Enter Coordinates: bugfix for locales which use comma decimal separators - Date/Time display: fix for improper date/time separators in certain Locales - Miscellaneous fixes and cleanupv1.8.5 - Estonian (Eesti) Translation by Teet Koitjärv (www.koitjarv.ee) for devices supporting Estonianv1.8.4 - Danish (Dansk) Translation by Per Bækgaard (www.b4net.dk)v1.8.3 - Japanese (日本語) Translation by Shuhei Okumura, PhD - minor fixesv1.8.2 - Afrikaans Translation by Hendrik Bosman - many thanks! - 3D Compass: added Sensor Preference - can now use different sensor options, such as the new Rotation Vector. If experiencing issues with the 3D Compass (for example Nexus 7 with 4.2.1), try the Rotation Vector. - AR View, 3d Compass: 4.1+ now defaulting to use Rotation Vector sensor - Sensor Accuracy Reporting updatesv1.8.1.2 - AR View: fix for ZTE Blade not properly reporting horizontal camera view angle - AR View: fix for Samsung Galaxy Gio improperly rotating camera 90 degreesv1.8.1.1 - Widgets: improvements and fixes for GPS/location handlingv1.8.1 - Widgets (Jellybean 4.2+): Sun & Moon lockscreen widgets - Details: Moon Phase Dates are now included when sharing details - Details: Latitude / Longitude also shown in DDD°MM'SS"[N,S,W,E] format, for reference - Widgets: indicate when GPS is disabled and can't update. Any issues with widgets, email me. Quickest way to reset widgets is to add and remove one. - AR View: for new installs, default to landscape orientation for max. compatibility - added xxhdpi launcher icon - minor updates and fixesv1.8.0.3 - fix for one more htc device - bugfix for sun/moon graphic time calculationv1.8.0.2 - AR View: report accuracy for magnetometer when using Rotation Vector, RV accuracy seems to always be reported as high, which can obscure the need for calibration - fix for AR View portrait mode on HTC Desire HD, possibly other HTC devices - fix for rare autofocus, zoom button errors on certain devicesv1.8.0.1 - AR View: (2.3+) fix for certain devices (Sony Xperia, others) reporting camera FOV incorrectly as 0 degrees. A default is now set. Use pinch-to-zoom to adjust the FOV. - bugfix for path time interpolation showing randomly - updates to French Translationv1.8 (AR View: Major Improvements) - AR View: Uses a perspective projection for increased path accuracy. - AR View: (2.3+) uses the camera reported field of view. For 2.1+, pinch-zoom will still adjust the field of view. - AR View: (2.3+) can use the Rotation Vector sensor which integrates the Gyroscope if present, for a much smoother display. To try this, un-check “Use Classic Sensors.” - AR View: (2.3+) AR View will use natural orientation of the device (portrait for most phones). - AR View: For compatibility reasons, sensor settings and screen orientation are configurable via preferences. - Czech Translation by Michal Kroužel, many thanks! - Details Summary: cleaned up Moon Phase display - Various performance improvements and optimizations - AR View: (2.3+) fix for AR View crash when switching back and forth with other Camera applications - Installation: Installation to internal storage now required, due to widgets and to prepare for any forthcoming features, SD card no longer allowed.v1.7.3.1 - bugfix for moonphase graphic (removed black box)v1.7.3 - New Widget: Moon Phase Dates – shows dates for upcoming moon phases - Details (Summary): Added Moon Phase Dates for upcoming moon phases - Updates to Italian Translation, thanks to Walter Tross - Added back Lock Pitch, Lock Bearing preferences for 3D Compass per user requestv1.7.2 - Dutch Translation by Thibaud Taudin Chabot, many thanks! - fixed moonphase translation for “Waxing Gibbous” in German translation - fixed some moonphase translations for Norwegian translation - fixed sunset azimuth on Sun 2×3 widgetv1.7.1 - Norsk (bokmål) [Norwegian] translation by Håvard Bartnes, many thanks! - Updates to Spanish Translationv1.7 - French Translation by Vincent Lootens, many thanks! - New Feature: Equinoxes! Now the Vernal and Autumnal Equinoxes can be shown on the AR, 3D Compass and Map View - New Feature: AR View: “Show Sub-horizon Paths” preference: will now show sun, moon paths below horizon when selected - Show Sun/Moon path hours is now a single item for all paths - bugfix for compass bearing displayv1.6.7 - Widgets: Moonrise and moonset now shown in chronological order - Widgets: layout fixes for HTC Sense - Time Zones: updated time zone databasev1.6.6 - Türkçe (Turkish) Translation by Ramazan Şen, many thanks! - Minor updates to widget textv1.6.5 - WIDGETS: 6 additional widgets! (8 total) - AR View: increased text size for Path Hours - AR View: will now work on devices without back facing camera (ex. Nexus 7) - MapView: better handling of fling and zoom gestures - Layout enhancements for Large Screen (7″) devices - minor fixes and improvementsv1.6 WIDGETS! – basic widgets for sun and moon information for your current location - русский (Russian) translation by Никита Сидоров, Сергей Лукс (Nikita Sidorov, Sergey Louks), many thanks! - Use passive location provider when quick location fix enabled (2.2+)v1.5.0.1 - AR Camera: screenshot fixes for various devices including HTC One X – please email if you have a device where screenshot is not working - AR Camera: icon update - Details: Added illumination % and waxing/waning indicator next to Moonrise/Moonsetv1.5 - AR Camera: new Path Time Interpolation implementation, fully functional - Major under the hood updates, performance optimizations, code base improvement to support future functionality - MapView: added dedicated +/- zoom buttons, cleaned up icons - Details: Added Solar Noon - Details: removed summary from Sun, Moon tables for simpler view - AR Camera: Smoother grid-line displayv1.4.10.1 - crashfix for froyo galaxy tab 7 pt-1000v1.4.10 - bugfix: Time Zone name not reflecting DST - bugfix: AR View path interpolation crash - bugfix: updated some dialog display properties for ICS screens in landscape - eliminated some seldom-used preferences - updates to German translation - added new menu icon artwork and other icon updatesv1.4.9 (German translation) - German Translation by Marco Götzev1.4.8 (Spanish, Italian translations) - Spanish Translation by Francisco Javier Fonseca Padilla and Juan Pablo Fonseca Padilla - Italian Translation by Samuele Tovagli - bugfix: Allow December/June Solstice arcs to be the sole item displayedv1.4.7 - ** NEW FEATURE ** Details – Added Golden Hour and Blue Hour times to the ephemeris - ** beta feature ** AR Camera – (turn on in Preferences) when pointing the camera at the Sun or Moon’s path, shows the time when the Sun or Moon will be at that position on the path - Compass, AR Camera, Map View – smoother path arcs and additional rendering optimizations - 3D Compass – simplified mini display - bugfix for detail listings not showing magnetic north compensated valuesv1.4.6 - Send Screenshot + Details: All screenshots are now saved to the device gallery in the “Sun Surveyor” album (sorry for the long wait!) - Send Details: Choose which details to email, including the new Sun, Moon daily tables - Details: Less obtrusive “calculating…” indicator - 3D Compass: slight visual updatev1.4.5.1 - Bugfix for Lenovo Thinkpad tablet - Add azimuth disclaimer to details emailv1.4.5 (Honeycomb, ICS, Details) - **GLOBAL CHANGE** “North is True North” – when unchecked, this will now show all readings based on Magnetic North, such as can be used immediately with an un-compensated compass, Magnetic Declination is always applied, only the bearing values will change - ** NEW FEATURE ** Details – added tabs for Sun and Moon daily azimuth and altitude tables - Date/Time entry – added Calendar view for Tablet displays, fixed bug for keyboard entry of values - AR Camera – Compatibility updates for screenshots - AR Camera, 3D Compass – performance, smoothness optimizations - Order of Quick Slider Mode Button is now Year->Day->Hour - Honeycomb and ICS – using updated OS “Holo” themes for dialogs, menus, widgets, etc - Honeycomb and ICS – using hardware accelerated rendering - 3D Compass – updated visual style - Allow installation/moving to SD Card - Added “What’s New” to menu on main dashboard - Performance optimizations for 3D Compass, AR Camera modesv1.4.2 - AR Camera, 3D Compass: added sensor accuracy warnings - Calibration: added sensor accuracy display - Preferences: added jitter correction setting for AR Camera - Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance updatesv1.4.1 - Replaced mode switcher on slider bar with fine-adjustment buttons - Default to quick slider modev1.4 - * NEW FEATURE: Time Zone Preferences: Local/Network, Auto-Detect (based on latitude/longitude), Manual (select from a list) - Accuracy: Added location quick fix preference, option to disable for potentially more accurate, but slower and more power consuming location fix - Usability: Added quick slider mode preference, tapping the time machine slider button will cycle through modes instead of launching the dialog - Usability: Added text size preference for better readability options - Usability: Added preference to toggle display of legend, added overlay item setup in preferences - Map View: Added option to toggle compass lines in Map Layers dialog - Map View: Moved “Last Location Fix” and “Saved Locations” to Map Layers dialog for easy access - Map View: Double-tap to zoom in - AR Camera: Fixes for +/- zoom buttons for certain devices - Minor performance updatesv1.3 - * NEW FEATURE: Major Map View updates, can now lock your location point, and choose a target subject point and lock that to better line up shots - * NEW FEATURE: Search button added to Location Source Menu (top left of screen), search for locations - See new “Map Help” in the Help section for more info on the Map View update - Renamed “About” to “Help”, added more prominent button for help in module switcher - Increased text size of legend overlay and changed info color to white for better readability - Slight visual adjustments to AR, 3D Compass for pinch zooming functionality, gridlines for AR - Added Flurry analytics to better understand the most and least used features of the appv1.2.6.2 - * NEW FEATURE: Added “One Hour” to slider mode menu – fine-grained adjustment for the Sun/Moon path slider - 3D Compass & Map – Added shadow direction indicator (small circle) on outside of compass to aid in lining up shadow angles - Eliminated preferred installation to SD Card, a few users were encountering issues with this - Removed Date/Time pop-up “Toast” from bottom of screen, instead the Date/Time will appear in Red while it is being adjusted with the slider - AR Camera & 3D Compass – Additional performance optimizations for faster/smoother display - Fixed a moon phase graphic bug - (1.2.6.1) Fixed a bug with Solstice calculation caching - (1.2.6.2) Fixed a Map View crash - (1.2.6.2) Increased text size slightly and added shadow to legend text to aid readabilityv1.2.5 - * NEW FEATURE: Summer and Winter Solstice Paths – the Maximum and Minimum paths of the Sun in year – tap the legend to toggle the display - Added Camera Zoom Controls to AR Camera Module (OS 2.2+ and camera must support zoom) - Added Dedicated Screenshot button to AR Camera Module (press and hold to focus, release to take snapshot) - Saved location coordinate formatting now also uses DDD +/- format - Minor drawing optimizations and fixesv1.2.3 - Updated AR Camera Screenshot functionality to generally support all devices – if it does not work on yours please get in touch! - Removed ambiguity from location coordinates, using DDD +/- format * The recent Motorola Droid X 2.3.3 OTA update may have caused issues with the compass, AR Camera mode may behave strangely, as may some other apps. * HTC Droid Incredible 2 users have reported issues with the compass in AR Camera mode, OTA for OS 2.3.3 has fixed this issuev1.2.2 - Updated visuals for tablet (xlarge) screens - Added preferences to toggle gridlines and mini-display in AR mode - Default installation to SD card (2.2+)v1.2 (major update) - * NEW Camera View – completely rewritten, 360 degree spherical Augmented Reality showing the Sun and Moon paths and items overlaid onto the camera, as requested by users, replacing the old view - * NEW Camera View – Pinch/zoom to adjust field of view – device cameras may have different fields of view. - * NEW FEATURE: Compass View, Map View – shows hours on the Sun and Moon paths, can be toggled by tapping the legend - * NEW FEATURE: Screenshot + Details in Camera View – *may not be compatible with all devices - Visual enhancements to the Compass overlay for readability - Updated documentation and Usage Tips in the “About” section - Removed dashed lines from visualization - Added preference to adjust calibration offset, will rotate compass by an additional amount if the calibration does not seem to be producing correct readings - Stability fixes for Camera viewv1.0.6 - * NEW FEATURE (User Requested): New Menu Options – “Send Screenshot & Details,” “Send Details” (excludes Camera module) – Send location information via email, SMS, etc with an optional Screenshot - Camera Mode: Trigger auto-focus (if camera hardware allows) by touching the screenv1.0.5 - * NEW FEATURE: Shadow Ratio, calculation of the Sun shadow ratio, with the shadow displayed in proportion to the green pin’s height, and ratio displayed on the legend - Usability: Increased tap-able area for location and date/time - Default Change: For new users, Use Last Location and Default to Now preferences will start out as true - Miscellaneous minor updatesv1.0.4 - Localization: Date/Time now formatted according to phone settings - Location: Added preference to default to last location at startup - Date/Time: Added preference to default to current time at startup - Pinch to Zoom (experimental): Pinch to zoom on 3D Compass and Camera modules: change the field of view - Miscellaneous minor fixesv1.0.3 - Performance: additional calculation optimizations for slower phonesv1.0.2 - Fixed bug with What’s Newv1.0.1 - Performance: Improved rendering speed while moving the Time Machine slider - Date/Time Picker: Made middle “Now” button more efficient, will set and close with one click - Readability: Increased text size of legend 

Sun Surveyor (iOS):
v1.6
– Super Moon finder! The details view Moon Phase listings now show moon distance, with >< indicating a Super Moon. Use the slider and scrub through the year to find the next full super moon - Moon image display - moon images now shown at the angle they appear to an observer at the selected location - Details view - added moon distance, moon age, next apogee and perigee - Details view - moon phases now include times - Legend, Details view - now displays moonrise and moonset in event order - Send details - added moon distance, age, apogee, perigee, super moon - Calculation engine updates - Corrections to the Spanish translationv1.5.5 - Updates for iPad Mini w/ Retina Display - AR View, performance tweaks - Languages: updated translations (Dutch, Korean)v1.5.4 - Languages: updated translations - Updated librariesv1.5.3 - iPhone 5s: tuned AR Camera FOV, performance - iOS7: fixed background color of Locations popover on iPad - iOS7: updated 3D compass arc displays for improved, fast, year-span scrubbing - other minor bugfixes and updatesv1.5.2 (Locations update) - Added ability to import .kml/.kmz placemarks (with lat/long points), opened from email, dropbox, Airdrop - Added ability to export .kml of locations from the Saved Locations screen - Saved Locations: added ability to edit location name, notes - Sending Details / Screenshots also exports a .kml file - Removed legacy Map View, now using the new APIv1.5.1 (iOS 7) - iOS 7 update - Português (Brasil) translation by Ronilson di Souza, many thanks! - new app icon - minor performance improvementsv1.5 (iPad update) - iPad - updated tablet UI to create a better experience - Map View: now using thicker, semi-transparent lines - Street View Panorama: added a preference to set the field of view - smaller = less distortion, larger = more scenery visible - Localization: bug fix for certain Chinese regional date/time displays - Other minor enhancements and fixes, Google Maps SDK updatev1.4.1 - bugfix for iPad landscape mode for Panorama View, Map Viewv1.4 (new Street View Panoramas!) - Map View: Street View Panoramas! Can view a Google Street View Panorama when available; click the panorama icon on the Map View to view the available panorama. - AR View: updated the display to have thicker, transparent lines - Details View: moved Location information to bottom, Sun to top in Summary view - Settings: reordered, so "Show Items" is at the top.v1.3.6 - Time Zones: Auto-Detect mode now uses external web-services to determine the Time Zone, with the internal database as a backup. - Map View: Updated to the latest SDK client.v1.3.5 - Elevation Lookups: preference to turn Elevation lookups on - uses data connection to get Elevation information for locations from Google, GeoNames - Map View: With elevation lookups, will now show difference in vertical angle between locations - languages: 한국어 (Korean) translation by 고은영 (Emily Ko) - added Unit System preference for distance and elevation (Metric vs. Imperial/US) - fix for an iOS 5.1 crash - other minor updates and fixesv1.3.1 - Map View: update to latest Google Maps SDK - updated timezone database - crash fix for sending detailsv1.3 - Big Map View update! - Map View now uses the new Google Maps iOS SDK; the old implementation is still available for a short period of time, can be switched in settings - Map View: 3D Vector and Terrain maps are now available, as well as the use of tilt and rotation gestures - Map View: Lock your shooting location and target location, plan and align shots! - Help: added section for the new Map View - languages: 中文(简体)- Chinese (Simplified) translation by Lincol Lin, many thanks! - various UI updatesv1.2.5 - languages: Danish (Dansk) Translation by Per Bækgaard (www.b4net.dk) - added toggle (Date/Time, Date, Time) button to Date/Time input to allow input of yearv1.2.4 - languages: Japanese (日本語) Translation by Shuhei Okumura, PhDv1.2.3 - iPhone 5 / Retina 4" support - fixed bug with Golden Hour showing midnight in places/times where there is nonev1.2.2 - Details: Added Moon Phase Dates for upcoming moon phases - Czech Translation by Michal Kroužel, many thanks! - updates to Italian Translation by Walter Tross - iOS 6+ fixes for iPad screen rotations - Flurry analyticsv1.2.1 - languages: Dutch translation by Thibaud Taudin Chabot - languages: Norsk (bokmål) [Norwegian] translation by Håvard Bartnes - languages: Español (Spanish) Translation by Francisco Javier Fonseca Padilla and Juan Pablo Fonseca Padilla - fix for "Waxing Gibbous" in German Translationv1.2 - New Feature: Equinox Paths - shows the Vernal and Autumnal equinoxes on the 3d Compass, Map View and Augmented Reality View - languages: French Translation by Vincent Lootensv1.1.7 - AR View: increased path hour text size - Send Details: fix for lat/long/alt info - русский (Russian) Translation by Nikita Sidorov, Sergey Louks (Никита Сидоров, Сергей Лукс) - Türkçe (Turkish) Translation by Ramazan Şenv1.1.6 - All Views: Added Illumination %, waxing/waning indicator to Moonrise/Moonset - Calculation model fixes for dawn/dusk/blue hour times in extreme regions of the world - Details: bugfix for emailed data tables not showing True North values when "North is True North" is set - Details: bugfix for time listings to be even multiples of 15 minutes - Alert users if location services are disabled when requesting a GPS location - When location services disabled, compass headings will now work for calibration, 3d compassv1.1.5 - AR View: option to show sun/moon/solstice paths below the horizon - Details: Added Solar Noon - Data Legend: replaced preference to show data legend with tappable expand/contract images - Prevent screen dimming for ARView, 3D Compass & Calibration modules - bugfix: Map View on iPad now immediately displaying new saved location pinsv1.1 - iPad support: now a Universal app, also removed GPS requirement - screenshots: attachment filenames now have timestamps, .png extension - screenshots: images automatically saved to device camera roll/saved images - bugfix (5.1+): screenshots, camera image matches screen aspect ratiov1.0.5 - bugfix: Moon graphic in AR View when held in landscape - languages: German Translation by Marco Götze - languages: Italian Translation by Samuele Tovagli 

Sun Surveyor Lite (Android):
v1.4.8.1
– fix for Google Play Services 4.0 crash on Android 2.2 devices

v1.4.8
– Location Updates: Gingerbread+: Using the new Google Play Services “Fused Location Provider” for better gps location fixes.
– Location Updates: changed algorithms and methodology for getting location updates, should always obtain a location in most instances.

v1.4.7
– updated for Android 4.4 – fixed slider lag, added xxxhdpi icon
– default for new users to have sun, sun path, sun rise + set shown by default
– updated hi-res icons

v1.4.6
– updated app icon, main menu background

v1.4.5
– languages: Spanish translations for Lite version by Juan A. Gonzalez Sanz, many thanks!
– added notice when device’s network/wifi location settings are off, when getting location

v1.4.4
– languages: 한국어 (Korean) translation by 고은영 (Emily Ko), many thanks!
– removed some unnecessary assets

v1.4.3
– languages: 中文(简体)- Chinese (Simplified) translation by Lincol Lin, many thanks!

v1.4.1
– languages: French Translation by Vincent Lootens
– languages: Italian Translation by Walter Tross, Samuele Tovagli
– languages: русский (Russian) translation by Никита Сидоров, Сергей Лукс (Nikita Sidorov, Sergey Louks)

v1.4
– UI: Holo-themed updates, making use of the Action Bar for ICS+, some icon and graphic updates
– fix for day length calculation in extremes of the world, when there is a rise but no set or vice versa

v1.3.4
– languages: Norsk (bokmål) [Norwegian] translation by Håvard Bartnes
– localization: time picker now respects device setting for 24 hour format

v1.3.3
– languages: Japanese (日本語) Translation by Shuhei Okumura, PhD
– languages: German Translation by Marco Götze
– languages: Dutch translation by Thibaud Taudin Chabot
– languages: Türkçe (Turkish) Translation by Ramazan Şen
– minor layout updates

v1.3.2
– Details: big update: added Blue Hour times, Golden Hour times, Solar Noon from Full Version
– Details: Latitude / Longitude also shown in DDD°MM’SS”[N,S,W,E] format, for reference
– 3D Compass: added Sensor preference – can now use different sensor options, such as the new Rotation Vector. If experiencing issues with the 3D Compass (for example Nexus 7 with 4.2.1), try the Rotation Vector.
– 3D Compass: 4.1+ now defaulting to use Rotation Vector sensor
– added xxhdpi launcher icon

v1.3.1
– bugfix for compass bearing display

v1.3
– Updated icons/menu graphics
– Updates/fixes for Jelly Bean
– Added Calibration item to Main Menu
– Layout improvements for Large screen devices (ex. Nexus 7)
– Use passive location provider when available (2.2+)
– Simplified preferences

v1.2.6
– 3D Compass – simplified mini display, smoother path arcs and additional rendering optimizations

v1.2.5 (Honeycomb, ICS, various updates from full version)
– **GLOBAL CHANGE** “North is True North” – when unchecked, this will now show all readings based on Magnetic North, such as can be used immediately with an un-compensated compass, Magnetic Declination is always applied, only the bearing values will change
– Date/Time entry – added Calendar view for Tablet displays, fixed bug for keyboard entry of values
– Order of Quick Slider Mode Button is now Year->Day->Hour
– Honeycomb and ICS – using updated OS “Holo” themes for dialogs, menus, widgets, etc
– Honeycomb and ICS – using hardware accelerated rendering
– 3D Compass – updated visual style
– 3D Compass: added sensor accuracy warnings
– Calibration: added sensor accuracy display
– Added “What’s New” to menu on main dashboard
– Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance updates
– Performance optimizations for 3D Compass

v1.2.1
– Fix for menu button on Honeycomb+ devices

v1.2
– Replaced mode switcher on slider bar with fine-adjustment buttons
– Default to quick slider mode
– AdMob for ads

v1.1
– Usability Enhancements: Text Size, Slider Mode Preferences
– Slider: added “One Hour” mode for fine-grained adjustments
– Renamed “About” to “Help”
– Increased text size of legend overlay and changed info color to white for better readability
– Performance enhancements, bug fixes, other miscellaneous changes from the Full Version
– Changed install location to “auto”, app can be installed on either sd card or internal memory
– Added Flurry Analytics for better understanding of features and application usage

v1.0.7
– Updated visuals for tablet (xlarge) screens
– Default installation to SD card (2.2+)
– Minor performance optimizations

v1.0.6
– Updated visualization for the Compass overlay
– Removed dashed lines from visualization
– Performance optimizations, minor bug fixes

v1.0.5
– * NEW FEATURE: Shadow Ratio, calculation of the Sun shadow ratio, with the shadow displayed in proportion to the green pin’s height, and ratio displayed on the legend
– Usability: Increased tap-able area for location and date/time
– Default Change: For new users, Use Last Location and Default to Now preferences will start out as true
– Miscellaneous minor updates

v1.0.4
– Localization: Date/Time now formatted according to phone settings
– Location: Added preference to default to last location at startup
– Date/Time: Added preference to default to current time at startup
– Pinch to Zoom (experimental): Pinch to zoom on the 3D Compass module: change the field of view
– Miscellaneous minor fixes

v1.0.3
– Performance: additional calculation optimizations for slower phones

v1.0.1
– Performance: Improved rendering speed while moving the Time Machine slider
– Date/Time Picker: Made middle “Now” button more efficient, will set and close with one click
– Readability: Increased text size of legend (user feedback)
– User Feedback: Removed “*”s around “Lite” in text

 
Sun Surveyor Lite (iOS):
v1.4.1
– fix for crash with Russian Localization, updated SDKs

v1.4 (iOS 7)
– iOS 7 update
– Localization: bug fix for certain Chinese regional date/time displays
– new app icon

v1.3.3
– Details View: moved Sun summary to top, location information to bottom
– Settings: moved “Show Items” to the top
– Default all Sun items to selected for new users
– SDK updates

v1.3.2
– languages: Spanish lite translation by Juan A. Gonzalez Sanz, many thanks!

v1.3.1
– languages: 한국어 (Korean) translation by 고은영 (Emily Ko)

v1.3
– languages: 中文(简体)- Chinese (Simplified) translation by Lincol Lin, many thanks!
– various UI updates

v1.2.3
– languages: 中文(繁體)- Chinese (Traditional) translation by Lincol Lin, many thanks!
– fix for iPad date/time picker to respect device locale

v1.2.2
– languages: French Translation by Vincent Lootens
– languages: Italian Translation by Walter Tross, Samuele Tovagli
– languages: русский (Russian) translation by Никита Сидоров, Сергей Лукс (Nikita Sidorov, Sergey Louks)
– calculation: fix for calculating day length in extreme regions of the world where there may not be a sunrise or sunset

v1.2.1
– languages: Japanese (日本語) Translation by Shuhei Okumura, PhD
– languages: German Translation by Marco Götze
– languages: Norsk (bokmål) [Norwegian] translation by Håvard Bartnes
– languages: Dutch translation by Thibaud Taudin Chabot
– languages: Türkçe (Turkish) Translation by Ramazan Şen
– date/time picker: (ios 6 fix) date/time picker respects device locale as with previous ios versions

v1.2
– Details: big update: added Blue Hour times, Golden Hour times, Solar Noon from Full Version
– Date/Time Input: added toggle (Date/Time, Date, Time) button to allow input of year
– Ads: added Admob Ads (Main Menu only)

v1.1
– iPhone 5/Retina 4″ support
– iOS 6+ fixes for iPad screen rotations
– Flurry SDK