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emandt

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Jan 4, 2005
426
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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
I've started to developing a paid App to enhance usability of my Galaxy Note 2 while using Note's SPen stylus on a rooted custom ROM which doesn't have S-Pen support like AOSP or MIUI.



29 March 2015: beta testing phase is finished
08 April 2015: published on Google Play Store
14 April 2015: suspended by Google due to SELinux Changer feature. Trying to convince Google to reactivate it on Play Store...
21 April 2015: broke away from Google Play Store due to its too much restrictive Terms about my SELinux Changer feature. Moving to PayPal/CreditCard solution...
26 April 2015: first release with internal PayPal payment

02 June 2015: [Moderator Edit: Paid app removed] (internal PayPal payment)

Best app features:
- take a full-screenshot holding stylus button while it is touching the screen
- take a cropped-screenshot (with post-editing) holding stylus button while draw the selection on screen
- edit screenshots taken using your stylus and its specific SPen Image Editor
- open a QuickMenu on stylus button single press (like stock Samsung "Air Command" feature)
- QuickMenu supports PNG/JPEG images as background
- choose up to 8 shortcuts on the QuickMenu
- choose up to 5 shortcuts to be shown in a Notification Shortcut bar
- switch keyboard when stylus is removed or inserted in its slot
- show cursor when stylus is near the screen
- choose a custom image as cursor (with also scale and offset to centre it)
- disable finger-touchscreen to avoid accidental hand-touch while drawing
- disable hardware keys (MENU and BACK) to avoid accidental hand-touch while drawing
- quick-double-press of stylus button executes a "BACK" action
- draw Gestures (holding stylus button while drawing on screen) to start Apps (or, in future, to take other actions)
- Lollipop 5.x support!!!!!
- choose a list of apps that keep the screen on when the stylus is removed
- turn on screen on stylus removal
- choose a list of apps that disable gestures and special stylus features (to use only specific app gestures)
- many graphic personalizations about menu, cursor and gesture
- Broadcast Android's event Intents (created for Tasker integration)
- Auto-backup of settings (for frequently ROM swappers!! :p )
- Auto-update to be always updated to latest version
- NOT DRAINS BATTERY because no any poll is done at a specific/high interval/frequency


DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS? PLEASE CONTACT ME as first thing!
Refund is ALWAYS possibile (within a week from purchase), so opening a PayPal contestation creates only problems to me and lengthens the time of refund.
There are two buttons in "About" section of the App with which you can contact me or join the Google+ Community asking for support...try to use those ways before any other.


Few screenshots:

QuickMenu (up to 8 shortcuts allowed)
Screenshot_Principale.png


QuickMenu background supported
Screenshot_QuickMenuWallpaper.png


QuickMenu supports custom background image
Screenshot_Popup_custom_image.png


QuickMenu (5 Shortcuts) with its new animation
Screenshot_QuickmenuFiveShortcuts.png


Notification Shortcut Bar (up to 5 shortcuts allowed)
Screenshot_NotificationBar.png


Main page
Screenshot_Home.png


Settings page
Screenshot_Options.png


QuickMenu settings
Screenshot_QuickMenu.png


Floating PosIT with all SPen drawing capabilities
Screenshot_PostIT.png


Multiple Floating PostIT in the same time
Screenshot_PostITsBetaTesters.png


Screenshot Image Editor with all SPen drawing capabilities
Screenshot_Editor.png



YouTube video of many features:


Thanks for the attention,
emandt
 
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emandt

Senior Member
Jan 4, 2005
426
380
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Currently (26 May 2015) running on these devices (from the most common):
  • SM-N9005 (31% of users)
  • SM-N910F (20%)
  • GT-N7100 (19%)
  • SM-N910T (8%)
  • SM-P600
  • SM-N910P
  • SM-N900T
  • GT-N8013
  • SM-N900P
  • SM-N910G
  • GT-N8000
  • SM-N910U
  • GT-N7105
  • SM-N910W8
  • GT-N5110
  • SM-P605
  • SCH-I605
  • SM-N900W8
  • GT-N5100
  • GT-N7000 (with small limitation due to no-SPen detaching sensor)

Currently (10 June 2015) running on those Android versions (from the most common):
  • Lollipop 5.1.1 (92% of users)
  • Lollipop 5.0.2
  • KitKat 4.4.4
  • Lollipop 5.0.1
  • KitKat 4.4.2
 
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alncool

Senior Member
Jan 16, 2006
169
9
Paris
Great news

At least someone willing to do such project ! Count me in for beta testing.
PM is following :D
 

dave7802

Senior Member
Jan 23, 2007
1,046
511
Liverpool
SM-N9005 (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)

Recovery Installed - Base system - CM12 Temaseks (Custom Kernel Temasek) (Lollipop 5.0.2)

Happy to test on any compatible OS version (Lollipop, Kitkat etc) Stock - Custom - AOSP etc
 

dave7802

Senior Member
Jan 23, 2007
1,046
511
Liverpool
Where is the link on the App-Store

I would quite happily buy this, if the S-Pen feature works i.e. Disable Touch input.
@emandt pm me if you need any more details, still not received anything yet.
 

emandt

Senior Member
Jan 4, 2005
426
380
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
I've sent an invite to all GMail accounts you have PMed/EMAILed me but only few testers have joined Google+ Community.
Please check GMail again, I've re-sent you the invite few minutes ago.
 

dave7802

Senior Member
Jan 23, 2007
1,046
511
Liverpool
Few screenshots on the Note 3 SM N9005 (htle)
Running Lollipop 5.0.2 CM12 build (Temasek)

Features working:
*Start on boot
*Disable Touch Screen
*Spen Button Press (Spen Menu) (Quick Toggle Disable / enable touch screen)
*Change keyboard on Removal / Reinsert of spen

This has been missing on my note 3 for too long, Its great to have these features back when running CM builds.

Thanks very much emandt, i look forward to what's to come in the future :)
 

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    I've started to developing a paid App to enhance usability of my Galaxy Note 2 while using Note's SPen stylus on a rooted custom ROM which doesn't have S-Pen support like AOSP or MIUI.



    29 March 2015: beta testing phase is finished
    08 April 2015: published on Google Play Store
    14 April 2015: suspended by Google due to SELinux Changer feature. Trying to convince Google to reactivate it on Play Store...
    21 April 2015: broke away from Google Play Store due to its too much restrictive Terms about my SELinux Changer feature. Moving to PayPal/CreditCard solution...
    26 April 2015: first release with internal PayPal payment

    02 June 2015: [Moderator Edit: Paid app removed] (internal PayPal payment)

    Best app features:
    - take a full-screenshot holding stylus button while it is touching the screen
    - take a cropped-screenshot (with post-editing) holding stylus button while draw the selection on screen
    - edit screenshots taken using your stylus and its specific SPen Image Editor
    - open a QuickMenu on stylus button single press (like stock Samsung "Air Command" feature)
    - QuickMenu supports PNG/JPEG images as background
    - choose up to 8 shortcuts on the QuickMenu
    - choose up to 5 shortcuts to be shown in a Notification Shortcut bar
    - switch keyboard when stylus is removed or inserted in its slot
    - show cursor when stylus is near the screen
    - choose a custom image as cursor (with also scale and offset to centre it)
    - disable finger-touchscreen to avoid accidental hand-touch while drawing
    - disable hardware keys (MENU and BACK) to avoid accidental hand-touch while drawing
    - quick-double-press of stylus button executes a "BACK" action
    - draw Gestures (holding stylus button while drawing on screen) to start Apps (or, in future, to take other actions)
    - Lollipop 5.x support!!!!!
    - choose a list of apps that keep the screen on when the stylus is removed
    - turn on screen on stylus removal
    - choose a list of apps that disable gestures and special stylus features (to use only specific app gestures)
    - many graphic personalizations about menu, cursor and gesture
    - Broadcast Android's event Intents (created for Tasker integration)
    - Auto-backup of settings (for frequently ROM swappers!! :p )
    - Auto-update to be always updated to latest version
    - NOT DRAINS BATTERY because no any poll is done at a specific/high interval/frequency


    DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS? PLEASE CONTACT ME as first thing!
    Refund is ALWAYS possibile (within a week from purchase), so opening a PayPal contestation creates only problems to me and lengthens the time of refund.
    There are two buttons in "About" section of the App with which you can contact me or join the Google+ Community asking for support...try to use those ways before any other.


    Few screenshots:

    QuickMenu (up to 8 shortcuts allowed)
    Screenshot_Principale.png


    QuickMenu background supported
    Screenshot_QuickMenuWallpaper.png


    QuickMenu supports custom background image
    Screenshot_Popup_custom_image.png


    QuickMenu (5 Shortcuts) with its new animation
    Screenshot_QuickmenuFiveShortcuts.png


    Notification Shortcut Bar (up to 5 shortcuts allowed)
    Screenshot_NotificationBar.png


    Main page
    Screenshot_Home.png


    Settings page
    Screenshot_Options.png


    QuickMenu settings
    Screenshot_QuickMenu.png


    Floating PosIT with all SPen drawing capabilities
    Screenshot_PostIT.png


    Multiple Floating PostIT in the same time
    Screenshot_PostITsBetaTesters.png


    Screenshot Image Editor with all SPen drawing capabilities
    Screenshot_Editor.png



    YouTube video of many features:


    Thanks for the attention,
    emandt
    11
    but 4.99 euros to get the app? I have bought dozens of apps in Playstore and never payed that much for a single app
    It's your choice ;)

    Just for the others who could think the same:
    - (events) Note Buddy - Pro: 2,83 Euro (ugly menus and few features)
    - (gestures) GMD SPen Control: 4,12 Euro (well done but only Gestures at 90% of SPenCommand price)
    - (power management only on TW ROMs) Spen Power Saving Widget: 1,19 Euro
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Sum is greater than 4,99 Euro and if you want more like:
    - personalized cursor
    - personalized AirCommand
    - editing screenshots taken on the fly with pessure capability
    - quick notes (aka "PostITs") with drawing capabilities
    - full touschscreen and keys disabled for fingers while active for stylus
    - open and edit an Image and drawing over it using stylus pressure
    .......there is only one App which does all this things in one time on unofficial ROMs: SPenCommand.
    One App (which not drains battery) to do anything.

    Thank you for your condivision.

    However 300 downloads/payments in 9days show that the App is special and unique.
    Thanks to all other supporters in the last 8 month of work! :good:
    11
    I write this for who could have problems with my App(s): PLEASE CONTACT ME as first thing!

    I'm writing this because one user has just bought the App and 2 minutes laters he/she opened a PayPal contestation without saying something to the author (me) or tried to contact me.

    I don't know what was the problem.
    I don't know what didn't work.
    I don't know what he/she wanted to do.

    He/she just opened a PayPal contestation 2 minutes after the payment.
    I have no words.

    Refund is ALWAYS possibile within a week from purchase, so opening a PayPal contestation creates only problems to me and lengthens the time of refund. I suggest to contact me as FIRST ACTION when something doesn't work. There are two buttons in "About" section of the App with which you can contact me or join the Google+ Community asking for support...try to use those ways before any other.

    Thanks for the attention.
    8
    Currently (26 May 2015) running on these devices (from the most common):
    • SM-N9005 (31% of users)
    • SM-N910F (20%)
    • GT-N7100 (19%)
    • SM-N910T (8%)
    • SM-P600
    • SM-N910P
    • SM-N900T
    • GT-N8013
    • SM-N900P
    • SM-N910G
    • GT-N8000
    • SM-N910U
    • GT-N7105
    • SM-N910W8
    • GT-N5110
    • SM-P605
    • SCH-I605
    • SM-N900W8
    • GT-N5100
    • GT-N7000 (with small limitation due to no-SPen detaching sensor)

    Currently (10 June 2015) running on those Android versions (from the most common):
    • Lollipop 5.1.1 (92% of users)
    • Lollipop 5.0.2
    • KitKat 4.4.4
    • Lollipop 5.0.1
    • KitKat 4.4.2
    8
    Beta Testing phase is finished.
    Thanks to all!