[NTLK] Einstein for Android - Frohes Neues Jahr

Steven Frank stevenfrank880 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 00:18:23 EST 2013

Great stuff, Matthias!  I got it up and running on my Nexus 7 running 4.1.

A few notes:

- All versions of Einstein including this one tend to hang on me at the end
of the setup wizard, here:


I tried to debug this once but couldn't figure it out. It's not a complete
hang -- the inker still works, but the wizard never ends (notice the
selected Done button)

Restarting a few times usually lets you advance past it.

- I couldn't get the press-and-hold selection marker to appear.

- If it's easy, I'd love a pref to run with integral "nearest neighbor"
scaling (no smoothing of the Newton pixels)

I made a short video of the emulator in action. I'll try to get it uploaded


On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Matthias Melcher wrote:

> Happy New Year, folks.
> I have uploaded a new version of Einstein for Android. You can just
> install it over the old version - your Flash RAM data should not be deleted
> and all installed software should remain.
> The changes are based on the EMails to this list:
> 1:
> The context menu is no longer supported by newer device. You can now reach
> a similar menu by going into Nthe Notifications bar (pull the top bar down)
> and tapping on the Einstein logo. The hardware menu button also works.
> 2:
> Installing packages now works on al apps by putting new .pkg files into
> "/Download/EInstein/" and selection "Install New Packages" for the Action
> menu.
> 3:
> Clicking on "Insert Network Card" now actually inserts the network card.
> But this only works if all drivers were previously installed in the correct
> order :-/
> 4:
> Clicking on the Action "Quit" will quit the Service, making Einstein a
> regular app again that will be cleared whenever Android feels like it.
> 5:
> Little Cliffhanger: in the next version, to install a package, you can
> simply click the .pkg file in an internet browser to install it.
> Enjoy
>  - Matthias
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