Back in March, I complained about a crowded notification drawer, and hey, look, they fixed it. (Even if any given app isn't on board with this yet, hello apktool/baksmali, bye bye notification icon.) So, clearly I should complain more often. :-)
So, hands up if your notification bar looks like this…
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.
Over the bank holiday weekend I found time for some maintenance on the Android port of Simon Tatham's Puzzles. For users, this mostly means a few interesting new grid types in Loopy now that I've caught up with upstream. As always, you can update on Android Market, or manually on the project website.
I recently bought a Bluetooth keyboard to use on Android; unfortunately some keys weren't recognised at all and others weren't quite mapped as I'd like. This is fairly easy to fix as an end user, as long as you have a rooted device (
adb remount must succeed). Here's a quick howto, since I couldn't find one.