[mythtv-users] MythTV Companion for iPad Update
george.galt at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 15:01:20 UTC 2012
On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Zarthan South <zarthan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Robert McNamara
>> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Just to circle back on the cost issue, I have more or less settled on
>> > offering it for $1.99... I'd need to sell about 500 copies to offset the
>> > cost of the iPad and dev license. Thereafter, I had intended to take
>> > the
>> > first few hundred to purchase android hardware to explore a
>> > port/equivalent.
>> > There may not be 500 interested buyers out there, or I might be
>> > surprised.
>> > My goal had been to finish the basics and be polishing by January 15th,
>> > but
>> > that has slipped somewhat as work has kept me too busy to look at it in
>> > my
>> > spare time this month. As it will also probably be a few months before
>> > .25
>> > is in circulation, and since I would rather be aiming at a static
>> > Services
>> > API target, I will probably try to time App store submission for right
>> > around when we declare what looks like a final release candidate.
>> > My list of outstanding "major" issues is, off the top of my head:
>> > * Rework the UI of the video/recording library browser slightly
>> > * Add a "common" remote to become visible when playback is not in
>> > progress
>> > * Possible/Depends on available time: Add Service API calls for
>> > scheduling,
>> > rework guide, add features to perform recording rule editing (This one
>> > is a
>> > major maybe for V1).
>> > * Thoroughly test streaming behaviors, which will require some work on
>> > both
>> > the API and application side.
>> > * Slightly rework settings screens
>> > Other than that, I've been making my less technical loved ones use the
>> > app
>> > without any instruction to uncover potential usability improvements--
>> > since
>> > the app is aimed at all Myth users, and hopes to provide a UI that needs
>> > to
>> > explanation, this has been a very enlightening process.
>> > Robert
>> Perhaps also do a kickstarter type of thing for the Android app? We
>> have a few Android devices in our house and I'd definitely pay $2-10
>> upfront to support it's development.
> I have been using MythDroid on my phone and have been very pleased. Although
> it isn't in the Play store it can be
> sideloaded. http://code.google.com/p/mythdroid/
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New video from Robert: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX749lol_j0
It shows the rough work on the remote and guide information.
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