Changelog

Version 3.2 / 3.2.1 / 3.2.2 (21.03. / 22.03. / 23.03.2016)

  • Wake up using “Hey ALPHA”
  • Bug fixes

Version 3.1 (07.01.2016)

  • Product search on Amazon
  • Information for the next train (Germany only)
  • Bug fixes

Version 3.0 / 3.0.1 (02.01.2016 / 03.01.2016)

  • Completely redesigned look (Material design)
  • Uses always a secure SSL connection now
  • Supports Android 6.0 permissions
  • Many bug fixes
  • Lite and Pro versions are now united

Please note: Because of the deletion of the old app (patent dispute with Apple), no upgrades are possible due to technical reasons.
You have to buy the Pro version again, or download the old version here, if you have lost access to it.
We are sorry for this inconvenience.


Version 2.6.1 (03.04.2014 for Pro and Lite)

  • few bug fixes

Version 2.6 (02.04.2014 for Pro and Lite)

  • added support for Turkish language
  • many bug fixes

Version 2.5.1 (17.03.2014 for Pro and Lite)

  • many bug fixes

Version 2.5 (09.02.2014 for Pro and Lite)

  • adjustments for Android KitKat
  • TalkBack support
  • improved user interface
  • redesigned animations
  • headset support improved
  • support for high resolution displays
  • many bug fixes

Version 2.4.1 (02.09.2013 for Pro, 15.09.2013 for Lite)

  • new feature
    • ask for fuel prices (only in German, Pro)
  • several bug fixes

Version 2.4 / 2.4.0.1 (01.09.2013)

  • new features
    • write WhatsApp messages
    • ask for battery power
  • “Listen in background” reactivated
    • many improvements hereto
  • performance increased
  • many bug fixes

Version 2.3.1 (23.08.2013)

  • First publication of the Lite version
  • Better recognition of date and time, among others when creating calendar entries

Version 2.3.0.1 (06.07.2013)

  • Hotfix

Version 2.3 (05.07.2013)

  • Bluetooth headset support
  • control music apps, e. g. Spotify, Pandora etc.
    • “Play Rihanna Diamonds.”
    • “Play previous.”
    • “Next.”
    • “Pause.”
    • “Louder.”
    • “Maximum volume.”
  • new features added
    • “Who’s the president of …?”
    • “Who is the prime minister of …?”
    • “To whom is … married?”
  • new color pattern; now all colors are supported
  • dynamic color changing/animation
  • better recognition of contacts
  • push notifications when updates are available; no forced updates anymore (at least for a week)
  • new update center for PayPal and paysafecard users
  • setting home address for navigation possible
  • performance increased, less CPU usage
  • many bug fixes, concerning
    • apps
    • contacts
    • aliases
    • timer
    • and much more

Version 2.2 (09.05.2013)

  • new colorful user interface with better animations
  • new features added
    • “How old is (person)?”, “When was (person) born?”, “When died (person)?”
    • “How much does (person) weigh?”
    • “Where is (object/location)?”
    • “How many states does (country) have?”
    • “Which currency is used in (country)?”
    • “Elevation of (location)?”
    • “Length of (river)?”
    • “How big is (object/location)?”, “How tall is (person/object)?”
    • “Which nationality has (person)?”
    • “What religion is (person)?”
  • contextual questioning (e. g. “How old is she?”, “When was he born?”, “Where can I find it?”)
  • better weather forecasts
  • increased performance
  • many bug fixes
    • … including licensing problems and “listening in background”

Version 2.1.5 / 2.1.5.1 / 2.1.5.2 (28.04.2013)

  • performance and stability improved
  • various bug fixes

Version 2.1.4 / 2.1.4.1 (24.04.2013)

  • many bug fixes

Version 2.1.3 (20.04.2013)

  • performance improvements
  • increased startup speed
  • many bug fixes

Version 2.1.1 / 2.1.2 (20.04.2013)

  • some critical bug fixes

Version 2.1 (19.04.2013)

  • displaying images now much faster
  • enable/disable wifi, bluetooth and silent mode
  • punctuation dictatable while writing SMS or emails
  • images next to Wikipedia information
  • scheduling reminders, setting alarms and other calendar events now also supported in English
  • recognition of date and time considerably better, e. g. when adding calendar events or setting the alarm
  • asking for nearby POIs and navigation functionality improved
  • maps are now variable, thus also zoomable (e. g. when asking for position or nearby POIs)
  • live map for own position
  • ALPHA can be launched from home button on Jelly Bean and up
  • Facebook integration updated
  • new faster and securer licensing method
  • faster startup
  • some more bug fixes (including showing images and recognition of contacts)
  • stability improved

Version 2.0.4.1 (03.01.2012)

  • bug fix, i.a. for Android 2.1
  • supports Samsung’s Multi Window feature now

Version 2.0.4 (30.12.2012)

  • many bug fixes; ALPHA works now on older Android versions
  • up to 40% less mobile data usage, i. e. faster response
  • recognition of contacts improved
  • ability to …
    • … disable animations or to reduce them
    • … set the animation speed
    • … synchronize contacts and apps manually
  • black design
  • back key returns to main view when you’re in the settings
  • alarms are now set correctly, including on Samsung devices

Version 2.0.3.1 (26.12.2012)

  • critical bug fix

Version 2.0.3 (26.12.2012)

  • degree unit selectable (Celsius, Fahrenheit)
  • important bug fixes:
    • initialization bug fixed
    • listen in background: error XCI fixed
    • settings tab can now be opened

Version 2.0.2 (25.12.2012)

  • darker design choosable
  • small bug fixes

Version 2.0.1 (25.12.2012)

  • critical bug fix

Version 2.0 (24.12.2012)

  • English language support (some functions will be improved after release)
  • new unique design with improved user interface
  • listen in background [BETA] (Android 2.2+) …
    • … with the new innovative Intelligent Background Listening™ technology
  • Facebook integration
  • recognized commands editable by double clicking
  • image searching is faster and more efficient
  • outgoing SMS messages are now saved in built-in message app
  • better recognition of contacts’ names
  • calculating distances between two addresses improved
  • smoother animations
  • performance improved significantly
  • data usage minimized
  • general improvements
  • Google Voice Search is now assumed
  • text size settings in the android options are taken into account
  • licensing errors less frequent
  • less CPU usage -> faster startup
  • splashscreen removed
  • several bug fixes

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