Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby sexyft » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:56 am

Does anybody know how to "show points ticker" visible in this version? (Of course it is 'on' in the general settings)
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby waynemcdougall » Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:11 am

sexyft wrote:Does anybody know how to "show points ticker" visible in this version? (Of course it is 'on' in the general settings)


If it's like the iPhone version (which is the goal), you only see the points ticker as a pop up when you earn some points. You could force point earning by sending a chit chat message.

Otherwise you can see your points on the Scoreboard.
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby gerben » Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:14 am

It is under General Settings, between Auto Zoom and 24h Clock.
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby dalesd » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:07 pm

Navigation still has serious issues for me. A slight improvement from the beta, but stop useless for actually getting anywhere.
I left home this morning, and selected Work from my favorites. Waze calculated a route and a 45 minute drive. So far so good. But a quarter mile into the drive, waze recalculated and kept recalculating over and over until I was within 5 miles of work.
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby waynemcdougall » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:30 pm

dalesd wrote:Navigation still has serious issues for me. A slight improvement from the beta, but stop useless for actually getting anywhere.
I left home this morning, and selected Work from my favorites. Waze calculated a route and a 45 minute drive. So far so good. But a quarter mile into the drive, waze recalculated and kept recalculating over and over until I was within 5 miles of work.
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Does it comfort you that I get the same thing, rarely, on my iPhone. I've put it down to either server problems at Waze end, or bad networking connection (my mobile carrier) in between us. So I start off fine but if Waze recalculates the route it goes all do-lally as you describe - after abour 30 minutes it can come right without me doing anything.

So my questions for you are: how often does this happen for you? And how good is your internet networking in other ways? Can you tests it at the same time this problem happens?
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby robin1979 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 11:34 pm

It's because of the crappy GPS receiver in mobile phones probably. Since I have the TomTom carkit (with an external GPS receiver), I haven't had that problem. Actually, the improved GPS signal is the only reason I bought the TomTom carkit. I don't use the other functions - call me a Waze addict for getting it just for that reason...
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby waynemcdougall » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:32 am

robin1979 wrote:It's because of the crappy GPS receiver in mobile phones probably. Since I have the TomTom carkit (with an external GPS receiver), I haven't had that problem. Actually, the improved GPS signal is the only reason I bought the TomTom carkit. I don't use the other functions - call me a Waze addict for getting it just for that reason...


Far be it from me to disagree with the great @robin1979, but I think you have misunderstood the issue.

It is not just Waze recalculating when you go off route. It does that, it fails, it tries again, it succeeds, it fails, it recalculates...it is not doing anything but recalculating routes, giving you a good route, you're on it, and 300m (at best) or instantly (most likely) it recalculates again. The route calculation is correct - usually you only get to see the distance and eta, and then it recalculates again before the map display is updated. It isn't the roads or the GPS signal. I happens on good roads, and the GPS signal is solid. I'm sure it's the Waze servers, or my talking to them.

But I've only seen it a handful of times, and it has always coincided with a Live Map update.
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby enormekever » Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:35 pm

waynemcdougall wrote:Far be it from me to disagree with the great @robin1979

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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby i-grigorieff » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:40 pm

Can't choose finish point directly from the map in 3D mode - no pop-up menu. 2D mode is okay.
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Re: Android Version 2.0.0.1 is up in the Android Market

Postby rcocchiararo » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:08 pm

should we expect a fix for the BLUETOOTH highjacking on a 2.0.* release ?

or will that important (and weird) bug be taken care of in 2.1 or something like that ?
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