History of changes

Version 7.2.2 - 30 May 2016
Prevent crash on some 2.3 devices.
Version 7.2.1 - 09 May 2016
MySpeed will stop working after 28 January 2017 because the Parse service will be shutting down on 28 January 2017.
Version 7.2 - 23 August 2014
Improvements to the background service to make sure it keeps running.
No longer support Android versions below 2.3.3 Gingerbread.
Version 7.1.3 - 10 August 2014
Add "Only use imported data" option to import page.
Update Russian translations.
Version 7.1.2 - 23 July 2014
Bug fix: clicking notification didn't stop from running in background on some devices.
Version 7.1.1 - 07 May 2014
Bug fixes.
Update French and German translations.
Version 7.1 - 03 April 2014
Add setting to disable on-screen camera warning.
Remove "Use import images" setting.
Make alert volume setting absolute.
Bug fixes.
Version 7.0 - 13 March 2014
Automatically download speed camera data as needed.
Remove download screen.
Version 6.4.3 - 10 March 2014
Remove CloudMade map view since it's no longer supported.
Version 6.4.2 - 27 February 2014
Bug fixes.
Version 6.4.1 - 14 February 2014
Fix camera warning on screen not showing.
Version 6.4 - 11 February 2014
Efficiency improvements.
Use Crashlytics for crash reporting instead of Crittercism.
Version 6.3.2 - 02 February 2014
Fix zoom controls not showing.
Version 6.3.1 - 26 January 2014
Fix OpenStreetMap map view.
Fix occasional crash in alert settings screen.
Version 6.3 - 21 January 2014
Improvements to notification sound.
Adjust size of speed on screen.
Show camera warning on screen.
Allow shortcut to start MySpeed in background.
Version 6.2.3 - 22 December 2013
Bug fixes.
Version 6.2.2 - 18 December 2013
Improvements to the About and Settings tabs.
Version 6.2.1 - 10 December 2013
Set export "all" checkbox to default checked.
Show number of tracks in export page.
Fix a crash on Android 2.2 devices.
Version 6.2 - 04 December 2013
Rename OpenStreetMap maps.
Remove public transport and cycle maps.
Remove "offline mode" setting.
Remove "hide zoom controls" setting.
Remove support for Android 1.6.
Version 6.1 - 22 November 2013
Use RoboGuice to improve code and reduce memory leaks.
Fix a bug downloading the first few countries in the list from PoiPlaza.
Version 6.0 - 11 November 2013
Major rewrite to support Google Maps v2.
Support hardware acceleration.
Add vibrate permission due to bug in Android 4.2.1.
Version 5.2.6 - 23 October 2013
Upgrade some libraries and add some analytics.
Version 5.2.5 - 03 September 2013
Fix some crashes reported by Crittercism.
Version 5.2.4 - 03 June 2013
Use OkHttp for improved downloading.
Fix some crashes reported by Crittercism.
Version 5.2.3 - 21 May 2013
Better check for Google supported devices.
Add Crittercism crash monitoring.
Version 5.2.2 - 24 April 2013
Better fix for forced hardware acceleration.
Version 5.2.0 - 02 March 2013
Crash fix: better check for forced hardware acceleration.
Crash fix: better check for Google supported devices.
Crash fix: check for window visible when showing warning dialog.
Version 5.1.9 - 21 February 2013
Check for forced hardware acceleration for Google and radar map view.
Wasn't able to show Radar view on non-Google devices.
Version 5.1.8 - 20 January 2013
Remove maparadar downloader from app because it is now password protected, but you can still download and import manually.
Allow install on sdcard.
Do a splash screen.
Version 5.1.7 - 23 August 2012
Support Sygic's camera format.
Version 5.1.6 - 17 April 2012
Add Russian translation (thanks to band87).
Version 5.1.5 - 12 February 2012
Exclude continents and world from POIPlaza download list.
Version 5.1.4 - 09 February 2012
New OpenStreetMap camera download region definitions.
Use a mirror for POIPlaza downloads because is having availability problems.
Make sure links in About pages open in a browser window.
Version 5.1.3 - 05 January 2012
Remove downloader because site has closed.
Version 5.1.2 - 02 January 2012
Display route in blue to be consistent with Google Maps.
Compress OSM cameras on my server.
Update the translations.
Version 5.1.1 - 21 December 2011
Fix a crash on 4.0 devices (eg Nexus S).
Fix a crash in radar view.
Re-order menu to show most-used items first.
Use my own server for OSM camera downloads.
Update the translations.
Version 5.1.0 - 06 December 2011
Show Terms Of Use and initial settings dialogs on first use.
Show import activity even when there's nothing to import, otherwise you can't delete imported files.
Added Spanish (Latin American) translation.
Overflow error calculating disk usage.
Version 5.0.0 - 05 September 2011
An internal re-write with lots of performance improvements.
Now works on devices without the Google API.
Version 4.2.1 - 24 July 2011
Add Bing Map view.
Change Google Map view to be consistent with Bing, ie have one view, with satellite overlay as an option.
Version 4.2.0 - 30 June 2011
Bug fixes to first time startup screen.
Version 4.1.7 - 28 June 2011
Prompt to download cameras on first use.
Initialise download providers' country on first use.
When import has finished, show how many cameras were imported.
Do Settings using tabs instead of collapsing menus.
Version 4.1.6 - 09 June 2011
Add a "Keep screen on" setting.
Put a semi-transparent background on the speed so that's it's easier to see.
Support download and import of speed camera files from
Version 4.1.5 - 18 May 2011
Use standard tabs in About screen.
Use new AdMob SDK.
Version 4.1.4 - 23 February 2011
Allow downloading and importing of OpenStreetMap camera data.
Set dark background at night for all OSM views.
Add Korean localisation.
Retry 2 times on routing errors.
Version 4.1.3 - 21 January 2011
Fix the day/night calculation used for CloudMade tiles.
Autocomplete for shortcut destination.
Make MySpeed function as a plugin for Locale and Tasker.
Version 4.1.2 - 14 January 2011
Do automatic day/night mode for CloudMade tiles.
Version 4.1.1 - 27 December 2010
Make background notification ongoing.
Re-download camera images if older than 4 weeks.
Support import (but not download) of the (free) SCDB Google Earth camera database.
Version 4.1.0 - 14 December 2010
New icon.
Localisation for Dutch, French, German and Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil). If you have any comments on the translations, or want to add another language, please visit the translation page.
Version 4.0.3 - 24 November 2010
Add radar view.
Show dots instead of cameras if there's more than 20 cameras in view.
Add CloudMade style setting. For styles see
Added Google Analytics so that I can see which features people use and improve them.
Version 4.0.2 - 31 October 2010
Change import screen to not import in background.
Version 4.0.1 - 25 October 2010
Add speed camera download manager for
Improve import screen layout.
Bug fix importing CSV files.
Version 4.0.0 - 12 October 2010
Speed camera download manager. Currently only implemented for and, but I'd love to implement some more if I'm given the information I need.
Made it much quicker importing speed cameras.
Support tile packs and offline mode for OpenStreetMap views.
Semi-transparent white background on speed cameras so that they're better visible, especially on Google satellite view.
New folder structure for OpenStreetMap tiles.
Version 3.1.0 - 24 September 2010
Add more options for the map views.
Version 3.0.1 - 30 August 2010
Request location updates less often.
A fix for Android 2.2 that was causing the same location to be logged multiple times.
Fix the About menu for screen density.
Version 3.0.0 - 29 July 2010
No longer support Android 1.5.
Use the library version of osmdroid.
Use the correct screen resolution.
Change the zoom options.
Use CloudMade routing.
Bug fix: show transparency of camera images correctly.
Version 2.2.2 - 09 June 2010
THIS IS THE LAST VERSION TO SUPPORT ANDROID 1.5 - the next version will support 1.6 and later.
Bug fix: alert volume gets reset to maximum volume.
Performance improvements to OpenStreetMap view (don't use a service).
Version 2.2.1 - 17 May 2010
Bug fix: not alerting for speed cameras.
Timezone issues in exporter.
Version 2.2.0 - 07 May 2010
Add zoom options.
Version 2.1.4 - 16 April 2010
Store last entered search text as suggestion.
Version 2.1.3 - 16 April 2010
More OpenStreetMap improvements.
Bug fix deleting tracks.
Change speed size default to large and background default to on.
Version 2.1.2 - 22 March 2010
OpenStreetMap performance improvements.
Be a bit more flexible about importing CSV files - only latitude and longitude are compulsory.
Don't export temporary non-GPS locations to GPX and KML (only applies for data collected after this update).
Bug fix: the export screen didn't work when activated via the notification.
Version 2.1.1 - 26 February 2010
Bug fix: OpenStreetMap view wouldn't update location after re-displaying.
Version 2.1.0 - 25 February 2010
Add an option to use an OpenStreetMap view instead of the Google Map view (still a bit experimental).
Add menu options to update the route and to clear the route.
New About screen.
Version 2.0.3 - 15 February 2010
Fix a bug in the previous release displaying speed in mph.
Version 2.0.2 - 12 February 2010
If you go off the route, alert for all cameras, not just ones on the route.
Some performance improvements.
Version 2.0.1 - 02 February 2010
Add the ability to create shortcuts to a destination.
Show the "no camera data" message less often.
Make the export notification go to the export screen instead of the main screen. Because after exporting the next thing you're most likely to do is delete.
Version 2.0.0 - 28 January 2010
Plan and show your route, and only alert cameras on the route.
Replace "Speed unit" setting with "Metric/imperial" setting.
Version 1.5.2 - 23 January 2010
Don't adjust volume when alerting if in silent mode.
Fix a crash on some devices, notably the Motorola Cliq.
Version 1.5.1 - 09 January 2010
Show import file list in alphabetical order.
Version 1.5.0 - 09 November 2009
Configurable alert sound and volume.
Re-organised the settings screen a bit.
Show the database usage on the export screen.
Clicking the database usage warning takes you to the export screen.
Report the duration of import and export operation.
Make it restart if killed by operating system while running in background.
Stop running in background if no GPS with accuracy of better than 100m within 10 minutes.
Fixed the issue of it sometimes not stopping when you click on the background notification.
Don't rely on satellite count from location provider because it is not supplied any more in Android 1.6. Don't include satellite count in exported data.
Version 1.3.7 - 28 September 2009
Bug fix: version 1.3.6 would crash if no previous version was installed.
Add option to choose speed display size.
Version 1.3.6 - 27 September 2009
Remove the option to put the database on the sdcard. It never really worked because performance was abysmal.
Give a warning if the database is using a lot of space. The warning is given if space used is more than free space, or space used is greater than 10MB.
Version 1.3.5 - 16 September 2009
No real changes, but made it possible to remove the adverts by buying Ta!
Version 1.3.4 - 02 August 2009
Display a compass showing north when the map is rotated when "Ahead Up" is enabled.
Version 1.3.3 - 24 July 2009
Add an option to rotate the map so that the direction of travel is towards the top of the screen.
Version 1.3.2 - 19 July 2009
Export to KML and GPX.
Export/delete range of tracks.
Refer to "tracks" instead of "trails" everywhere.
Don't show ? on section cameras with unknown speed.
Version 1.3.1 - 06 July 2009
Use the images associated with ov2 files.
Do a confirm dialog for "Delete tracks".
Bug fix - export didn't work after last update.
Bug fix - correct filename sequence when splitting CSV files.
Version 1.3.0 - 01 July 2009
Do an import dialog to choose which files to import and whether to delete data before importing and files after importing.
Support import of ov2 files.
Run import and export threads at low priority so that the user interface is still responsive.
Version 1.2.0 - 09 June 2009
Split CSV files so that they contain no more than 64k rows.
Show a message if you select "Import" and there are no files to import.
Don't disable "Export" when "Record track" is disabled.
Changed "Record track" default to enabled.
Show a small advert at the bottom of the screen.
Version 1.1.0 beta - 03 June 2009
Add option to allow it to continue running in the background.
Removed "Exit" menu option.
Removed "session" from exported data.
Added "provider" to exported data.
If you clear the camera notification it will alert again when a camera comes into range again.
Ignore spurious high speeds when alerting.
Support Android 1.5 only.
Version 1.0.2 alpha - 08 May 2009
Better support for Android 1.5: if it fails to turn on GPS, prompt to go to Settings to do so.
Add Google Maps URL to export.
Version 1.0.1 alpha - 22 April 2009
Add options to show/record/export track.
Option to have database on internal memory or SD card.
Switch between landscape and portrait mode when device is rotated.
Include location accuracy when determining alert distance.
Change the section icon.
Made the speed display bigger.
Create the import folder.
Add an application exit menu option.
Version 1.0.0 alpha - 25 March 2009
Initial version. Alpha version.

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