Gcal update: version 0.2 released!

NEW: check out the new Gcal 0.3 version!

Holidays are gone, but gifts are not! So, here’s a big update to Gcal, the J2ME Google Calendar client: version 0.2 is available for download!

Thanks to your precious support and feedback a lot of improvements and bug fixes have been done: thank you all (and please don’t stop :) )!

New features of this version include:

  • Check for updates and auto-update features: you can now manually check for updates, or switch on auto-updates (from Settings screen) to always get the latest Gcal releases!
  • More control over events: delete, duplicate and copy an event from a calendar to another in a snap!
  • Comments: It’s now possible to add and view comments for an event
  • More event details: event visibility (private/public) and available/busy status now available when creating an event
  • Map viewing: different types of maps have been added, so you can now switch among satellite/terrain and other views
  • Sending an event, with his details, via SMS

Important bugs fixed in this release:

  • Character encoding: terrible lack of first versions, character encoding should now correctly work
  • Wrong time when creating/showing events, with some timezones
  • Events order sometimes scrambled
  • Wrong login error messages: now, different types of errors are correctly handled
  • Calendars filter sometimes resetted without changing the account
  • Different types of errors and Exceptions when receiving events (e.g.: on Nokia S40 devices)

Many other minor fixes have been done, so it’s highly recommended to upgrade your Gcal to 0.2 version. As always, for any kind of feedbacks or bug report, please leave a comment here :)

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