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[GAME] Scan Most Bluetooth Devices 1.5.2

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By Maksl5, Inactive Recognized Developer on 7th December 2010, 02:17 AM
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Hello Guys,
Today I want to present you my first developed game for Android and I want to say hello to this really nice community.

I want to tell you how it operates.

At first it checks that Bluetooth is available.
Then it reads the user data of the found devices.
Then the discovery process starts and it searches for devices.
When it finds one, it will be added to the list of founded devices, so that it will not beeing marked as a new device when finding it again.
Then the data will be uploaded to the central ranking server and the script will return the current ranking of your device and the number of devices, that have a rank.
There is also a level system. You have to find a set number of devices to get into the new level. This number is shown just the same as the number of devices you have found.
With the achievement system you can unlock game features and with the settings you can personalize your game.
The scoreboard shows the complete rankings, also with a nice addition, that every user that was active in the last 5 minutes will be marked as 'Searching' (Needs an achievement to see).

Please give any critique you can.


No further development!
This game will not be developed further, but has a follow-up called Blue Hunter. To go to the development thread, please head over there:


- Fixed Force Close while beeing in Found Devices Screen (Gingerbread)
- Layout changes (especially for smaller screens)
- Huge safety improvements (Don't give hackers any chances)
- Code optimizations
- Completed and corrected translations
- Added one new state to the state text
- Realignment of the menu in Gingerbread
- Possibility to copy password at successful backup by tapping the text

- Fixed the FC, when the orientation changes (Gingerbread)

- Implemented new bluetooth status indicator and discovery switch
- You can start the game also with Bluetooth turned off
- Layout improvements
- Added a new Found Devices Screen
- Added Backup- and Recoverysystem
- Added a new VIP Indication in the Scoreboard
- Added a new theme (only HC & ICS)
- Added 3 new languages: French, Spanish, Catalan
- Completed the other languages
- Added new settings possibilities
- Heavy bug fixes
- Fixed WiFi bug
- Scrolling is now a way faster on HC & ICS

- Implemented a new error reporting service, which sends data to the developer, that are completely anonymous, when an error occurs.

- Hopefully fixed the bug, that the game was not saving the found devices.
- Completely rewrote the database implementation. Now the game should be more stable on a lot devices.
- Fixed minor bugs.
- Added 2 languages: Brazilian Portuguese and Portuguese

- Android Market release
- Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich support
- Better communication between the ranking server (faster)
- Filtering and searching features in the Scoreboard (only HC & ICS)
- Better performance when scrolling in the Scoreboard
- huge Layout changes to support different devices (only HC & ICS)
- Bug fixes
- Implemented the last achievement (change base color)
- Fixed layout of the Info screen
- Added theme change possibility to the settings (only HC & ICS)

- New UI
- Scoreboard layout changes
- Integrated new settings:
- Should vibrate ?
- Scroll to your name
- New achievements system (see screenshot)
- Integrated Languages: German, Czech, Finnish, Italian, Dutch, Slovak, Slovenian, Turkish
- New Features:
- Integrated reload button
- Searching state of each user is displayed in the Scoreboard
- Info Screen with Languages, Game use and supporting possibilities
- General bugfixes and performance increases

- Multi-Threading capable and faster and more stable
- Scoreboard layout changes
- New Menu with Scoreboard and Close function and no more a big button
- Now it's possible to set your own name easily by clicking the current name and editing this name
- New better identification system
(Attention: The Scoreboard in this version is reseted and ALL found devices will be deleted on update !)

- New Scoreboard

- Release

Please read !!!


You are not allowed to sale this game ! This game is free and MUST be offered free ! You are not allowed to offer this game under your name ! You are not allowed to offer this game without my copyright under it ! You have to sign ME as the game developer ! You are not allowed to offer this game in the Android Market for sale or for free.
The games developer is Maksl5 [Markus Bensing].
He has the copyright and theese are the terms you have to agree when you download this game.
By downloading this game you have agreed to the terms.

This game sends error reports to the developer, that are completely anonymous, when an error occurs.

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Scan Most Bluetooth Devices (Unlocked Version) in the Play Store


German - Me
Slovak - Ra100x
Finnish - Fr!ti
Dutch -
Czech - Scorpio-cz
Slovenian - alson041
Italian - hybrid2102
Turkish -
Brazilian Portuguese - nenobr2
Portuguese - Kavsko
French - Trojan38
Spanish - Flynn Kobe
Catalan - Flynn Kobe

When you like it, please like it also on Facebook !!!
For the Facebook discussion group click here
If you want to be always up-to-date with development of this game, follow it on Twitter.

Nice regards, Maksl5

SMBD 1.5.2 © 2011-2012 Maksl5 [Markus Bensing]
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7th December 2010, 02:24 AM |#2  
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Thanks for sharing!!
7th December 2010, 02:31 AM |#3  
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I still want a program that will connect to Bluetooth devices and send them up to 130 characters I think it was, like I had for my HTC Tilt. Never worked on the Tilt 2, never seen anything like it for the Nexus. Was fun to walk around in crowded places and send stuff to strangers.
14th December 2010, 03:50 PM |#4  
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This app is funny, just miss 2 things (or I didn't find them ^^)

1. Telling user the name of the access point, not only the MAC address (as you said, there's some funny ones )

2. Knowing who's next to me I know I'm 4th, but I don't know who's 3rd, nor who's 5th. I even didn't put my nickname in it, how am I suppose to go in front of my friends and say "Hey, look at that, Khoral's 1st. BLUETOOTH HEADSHOT ! MAC ADDRESS MONSTER KILL !". You know what I mean
14th December 2010, 04:00 PM |#5  
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Smile Used for "good"
Maybee there is a way too use this information for good?

Scan services on devices and soo on to collect useful information for ... someone?
14th December 2010, 04:01 PM |#6  
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Would be excellent to have a web front end so we can see whos in the lead. Im second and want to know whos ahead of me.
14th December 2010, 05:06 PM |#7  
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Woah! nice try for a beginner! looking forward to your next apps...
14th December 2010, 05:50 PM |#8  
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Nice app, can you make the UI compatible for higher resolutions? (I have a Toshiba folio 100 tablet).

14th December 2010, 05:59 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by cwtaylor

Would be excellent to have a web front end so we can see whos in the lead. Im second and want to know whos ahead of me.

Well now I know who's before me

Edit : I'm first now Bluetooth headshot \o/
Thanks to all the anonymous parisians whom I stole () the Mac Address ^^

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14th December 2010, 07:43 PM |#10  
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Very original, I'll try this when I'm out in public.
14th December 2010, 08:30 PM |#11  
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jup i sometimes am surprised by how many people let their phone running bt .

i live in berlin to.. you have to try it out for example in the o2 arena.. ( op knows waht i mean) you are going to rank up pretty fast
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