SynScan app release notes

# SynScan App Release Notes

## 2022-01-19  v1.19.16
• Workaround for Android 12 crashing when reading location sensor. For Android:
  • not read location sensor during app startup
  • not use location sensor by default, and ignore previous read location sensor settings
• ensure location sensor works before saving the setting to use it automatically

## 2021-11-29  v1.19.15
• Removed backlash logic in PulseGuide for better compatibility with autoguiding software

## 2020-10-08  v1.19.10
• Add Keyboard shortcut (hotkey) for slewing
• Add detailed manual (English)
• Can connect automatically when app starts
• Fix: crash on Android 11
• Fix: Avoid briefly showing a white screen while changing page
• Fix: reliability problem with Satellite Tracker
• Fix: some UI problem in night mode

## 2020-05-26  v1.19.0
• Rearranged menu
• Added alignment sharing
• Added comet catalog

## 2020-02-06  v1.18.0
• Android: fixed problem where Point and Go always disabled (no tilt/compass)
• When connect by serial port, try upgrade motorboard baud rate
• Update tracking speed if tracking rate is set after tracking has started

## 2019-07-24  v1.17.0
• Added speed compensation
• Improved Android USB OTG speed

## 2019-07-02  v1.16.7
• This is a test version
• Improved two-star, three-star, and polar alignment
• Fixed an issue involving autoguiding the dec axis
• Support Stellarium Telescope Server Protocol

## 2019-04-03  v1.16.0
• Fixed alignment not accurate problem introduced in 1.15.0
• Windows: Fix crash at startup if apps setting cause it to try to read location service

## 2019-03-04  v1.15.0
• iOS: Fix problem where locking screen would interrupt connection
• Show how many stars in the next page for a given star selected in this page

## 2019-01-11  v1.14.0
• Target Android 8 (API26)
• Correct text problem in polar scope page

## 2019-01-03  v1.13.0
• Android: supports Prolific serial
• Connect settings: Show UI for all platforms, list COM ports on windows
• Renamed "Sync Encoder" to "Recover Alignment"
• Align with Sync: Added feature

## 2018-11-15  v1.12.0
• iOS: Handle Connect request from SSML
• Android: Fix cannot input negative number in User Object
• Fixed Point and track not showing Unicode object name

## 2018-09-09  v1.11.0
• iOS version can output alignment data to third-party app
• Android version dialog style changed to avoid problem

## 2018-08-29  v1.10.0
• Use a new format to save alignment data.
• Fixed problem where app caused third party app using compass/tilt to malfunction
• Updated AZ tracking algorithm
• Fixed catalog error on Turkish iOS
• On Android: can save diagnostic log in Settings > Diagnostics menu
• Improved connection error reporting
• Fixed a crash involving hibernate
• Allow setting SynScan Wi-Fi's 2.4G channel
• Sync encoder: made more accurate and allow performing on mount without aux encoder.

## 2018-04-10  v1.9.0
• Updated translation
• UI Settings: added an option to keep iOS screen unlocked
• Elevation limit: allow go to to -10 degree altitude.
• Auto home: Fix problem with dec offset
• Control polar scope light for EQ6 and HEQ5
• Orientation sensor: avoid keeping sensor activated
• Added Observe sun option
• Save PAE data to file, restore it on connect along with alignment data
• SynScanMobile ASCOM: improve conformance
• Pro: Added sun and moon to 1-star alignment list

## 1.8.0
- Mobile only - fixed slewing while tracking issue

## 1.7.0
- Android only - Resolved status bar covering app content on x86 Atom device
- Windows only - Improved device search reliability
- Improved performance for pulse guiding ASCOM command and low speed slewing.
- UI adjustments
- Use location sensor sensor by default. Refresh location at app start.