Elixir and E-Robot for Android by Tamás Barta

29Sep/111

Elixir 2.3 is available

What is new

  • Reboot toggle: reboot in normal, recovery, bootloader mode
  • Volume toggle/dialog: save and restore settings
  • Statusbar transparent icon is on right so it is invisible now
  • Bugfixes and other small changes

Reboot modes

If you click on the reboot toggle then a popup window appears where you can select reboot mode.

 

Save and restore volume settings

If you open the volume dialog from a widget or the main application and click on the More or the Menu button then a menu appears and you can select Save to save your volume settings or Restore to restore the saved settings.

16Sep/110

Elixir 2.2 is available

What is new

  • New widget types: usb mass storage toggle, reboot toggle for rooted devices
  • Device info screen: you can set custom actions for long clicks on rows
  • Applications screen: order by name / last update time / size
  • Top screen: text filtering
  • Improve cpu freq detection
  • Delete widget option for home screen widgets to remove zombie widgets
  • New languages: russian, greek, german
  • Bugfixes and other small changes

New widget types

The USB mass storage toggle can enable and disable mass storage functionality if your device is connected via an USB cable.

 

The Reboot toggle can be used only in rooted devices and reboots your device.

 

Set long click actions on Device information screen

You can set actions what should happen when you long click on a row. If you haven't set any action yet then the following dialog appears and you can set the action if you click on Ok. If you have set an action and long click on the row then that action will be executed. You can delete long click action by clicking simple on a row and selecting the Clear long click action option.

 

Sorting applications by name, last update time or size

On the applications screen if you click on the list icon in the header you can select sorting modes now. If applications are sorted by last update time then the last update time is displayed in every row instead of sizes.

 

Filter Top screen

You can filter processes by clicking on the search button of your device or the list icon in the header and selecting the Set text filter option.

2Sep/110

Elixir 2.1 is available

What is new

  • Top screen: display in list and text mode, send content via e-mail
  • USB tethering: new widget toggle, at Device information/Wi-Fi you can turn it on/off
  • Refresh SD: at Device information/External storage you can Refresh storage
  • Customize widgets: you can set custom background image for a widget
  • Downloadable MetroDroid iconpack and 4 new built-in background by Emoryy
  • Change volume: you can open the volume dialog from widget or shortcut
  • Application labels: displays labels for applications but you can turn it off
  • Bugfixes and other small changes

Display Top in list and text mode

Output of top command can be displayed in original text mode and you can send it via e-mail too.

 

USB tethering

There is new USB tethering toggle that can be used in widgets and can turn tethering on/off if your device is connected via USB cable.

 

You can toggle tethering on the Device information screen too by clicking on the Wi-Fi row and selecting Turn USB tethering on/off.

 

Custom image backgrounds in widgets

If you would like to set a custom image for your widget then open the widget editor, set custom image as background and click on the Select... button under the background property. You can pick an image but be sure not to select a very large image because it can cause memory problems.

 

Graphics by Emoryy

A new downloadable Metrodroid icon pack and 4 built-in widget background are available by Emoryy. Thank you for them.

If you would like to use this pack then open the widget editor screen, click on the right arrow icon in the header and select the Customize icons option. You can create a new pack an download the metrodroid pack by selecting the Get icon pack from Web option from the header.

 

Volume dialog

You can add a new volume icon to a widget that can display the current volume settings of the selected stream.

 

If you click on the icon then the volume dialog appears where you can change volume settings. You can open this dialog via shortcut too if you add an Elixir / Screen: Change volume shortcut to your home screen.

 

Application names can be displayed/hidden

If you organize your applications with Elixir then the applications popup window now displays application names by default but you can turn it off by clicking the Menu button, selecting Settings and unchecking the Show labels option.