Elixir and E-Robot for Android by Tamás Barta

28Feb/130

E-Robot 1.4 is available

What is new

  • New events:
    • Bluetooth & NFC / NFC tag discovered
  • New actions:
    • Applications / Show home
    • Audio / Play default sound
    • Audio / Media Playback: Stop
    • Audio / Media Playback: Pause
    • Audio / Media Playback: Toggle Pause
    • Audio / Media Playback: Next
    • Audio / Media Playback: Previous
    • Display / Screenshot
  • New expressions:
    • Empty expression: for optional expressions
    • Network Is connected: returns true if the specified type of network is connected
  • Change screen timeout action: timeout parameter changed to expression
  • Wait action has a new "while" parameter to wait while condition is true
  • Configurable shortcuts: you can set custom label and image for command shortcuts
  • Supports Ipack icons
  • Free version with full feature set: even conditions can be used, only number of commands are maximized to 4
  • Other changes, fixes

Customizable shortcuts

You can create shortcuts for commands or command groups to manually execute a command. When you create an E-Robot shortcut you can select which command you want to execute:

Select a command

After that you can change the label of shortcut or set a custom image for it. Ipack icons are supported or you can pick an image from your device too:

Change imageSelect an Ipack iconThe customized shortcut

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14Feb/130

E-Robot 1.3 is available

What is new

  • New events:
    • Sensors / Device shaked
  • New actions:
    • Audio / Play sound
    • Other / Disable Robot Command
    • Other / Enable Robot Command
    • System / Close Notification Area
    • System / Open Notification Area
    • Wi-Fi / Start Wi-Fi scan
    • Wi-Fi / Connect to strongest network
  • New expressions:
    • Is Call State: returns true for the specificed call states
    • Wi-Fi RSSI: returns signal strength in dBm
  • Wifi RSSI dropped/raised events are removed: use the RSSI changed event instead
  • Better support of Locale plugins
  • The application can work well even if you enable "Don’t keep activities" on ICS devices
  • Other small changes, fixes

Connect to strongest Wi-Fi network

If you have multiple Wi-Fi networks available and you would like to be connected to the strongest one then you can do it with two commands. The first command is to initiate a Wi-Fi scan in every minute. If you use the Current time changed event then you can set time interval filters too:

Wi-Fi scan in every minute

In the second command you can use the new Connect to the strongest network when a Wi-Fi scan finishes:

Connect to the strongest network

It was easy, wasn't it?

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6Feb/137

Elixir 2.30 is available

What is new

  • Airplane mode toggle can be used in JB on rooted devices if you install the latest System add-on
  • New CPU Governor toggle which can be used in widgets and profiles too
  • New CHBS Glasspack 2 icon pack
  • New Files screen: a simple file browser, you can view even system files on rooted devices
  • Elixir 2 can create View file shortcuts so you can easily open files from widgets
  • Profiles: a new Start shortcut action
  • Device information / Processor: displays available frequences and governors; display and set current cpu governor
  • Logcat screen can display logs on rooted JB devices
  • Other small changes, fixes

CPU Governor

If you click on the Processor row on the Device information screen and select the More information option then you can see the list of Available frequencies and Available governors and you can see the current Governor value too:

More information

There is a new Change CPU governor option which can be used only on rooted devices:

Change CPU Governor

The CPU governor toggle displays the current governor setting and a selector dialog appears after you click on it:

CPU Governor toggle

As I wrote before you can set CPU governor in profiles too.

Icon packs

A new improved version of CHBS Glasspack is available with name CHBS Glasspack 2.0 from Gál István:

New icon pack

Icon packs can be downloaded if you click on the right arrow icon on the widget editor screen and select the Customize icons options. After that select the Get icon pack from Web on that screen the same way.

File browser

A new files icon is available on the main screen of Elixir 2:

files

It is a simple file browser with the following features:

  • browse directories; even system directories on rooted devices
  • displays directory creation date and symlink property if the directory is linked
  • displays file modification date and size
  • content of files can be viewed, event system files on rooted devices
  • files can be opened in view or edit mode with the default application
  • files can be filtered by name
  • files can be sorted by name, size or modification date

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This file browser is used to create a shortcut to open a file:

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So after this release you can open files from Elixir 2 widgets too:

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