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Release Notes Latest version is 0.1.9 (2009-12-10)
 
  • fixed various bugs including the long-press for the pie-menu
  • database moved to internal memory for improved stability (Android's sdcard handling is buggy)
  • downloads form authenticated web sites
  • user can clear download list
  • many more bug fixes and stability improvements
Older Version Version 0.1.6 (2009-10-10)
  • moved menu options to secondary menu to clean up pie menu
  • menu button launches page menu
  • downloads are handled by background service
  • downloads go to /sdcard/downloads
  • Steel data moved to database
  • controls are removed as soon as page gets loaded and progress is shown in "bubble"
  • page loads get stopped by pressing the "bubble" during page loading
  • Android Donut compatible (should work with 1.5 or higher now)
  • Steel can create desktop shortcuts
Older Version Version 0.1.1 (2009-06-12)
Changes
  • fixed hard keyboard in find dialog
  • fixed progress bar at start-up and when opening pages form external applications
  • added option to hide zooming over links
  • added prompt to open file after download
  • long press back key to exit immediately
  • clear cache on exit
  • search for text in web page
  • select text in web page
  • fully cupcake compatible
  • search in address bar with shortcuts (g for google, d for dictionary, w for wikipedia, b for bing)
  • tag your bookmarks to organize them (use "home" tag for home page)
Older Version Version 0.0.19 (2009-02-19)
Long press and hold to bring up the pie menu; move finger into desired option. Zooming is immediate, other options are selected when the finger is lifted.
  • fixed force close on long pressing an empty page
  • reload and home option added to pie menu
  • disabling virtual keyboard is fixed
  • fixed popup force-close issues and touch event handling
  • fixed mailto: links with subjects (for example craigslist email links)
  • option to disable sliding controls
  • download youtube videos
  • better window animations
  • back button goes back to parent or exits (with confirmation, no more accidental exits)
  • window close control in main control bar
  • virtual keyboard works in dialogs
  • backspace key repeats (hold it pressed)
  • cancel virtual keyboard by tapping outside the keyboard (not in a dialog)
Older Version Version 0.0.12 (2009-01-25)
Changes
  • fixed bookmarks & settings issues
  • fixed YouTube links (open in YouTube application)
  • fixed authenticated session login
  • zoom gesture
  • page flip gesture
  • different keyboards
  • option to clear cache on exit
  • several "force close" issues related to the window selector
Known Issues
  • no copy & paste yet
  • no link context menu (copy/share link)
  • downloads are not run in background yet
Older Version Version 0.0.11 (2009-01-02)
Changes
  • fixed "Force Close" on startup
  • download or view dialog on long-press
Older Version Version 0.0.10 (2009-01-01)
Changes
  • fixed downloads
  • long click on link opens in new window
  • "Open in new window" option added to bookmarks
Older Version Version 0.0.9 (2008-12-31)
Changes
  • added multiple window support
  • fixed bookmark saving bug
  • fixed clear history bug
  • Steel is an option for search now
  • disable virtual keyboard option
  • open stream links (to StreamFurious for example)
Known Issues
  • YouTube links still don't open
  • popups are probably buggy
  • downloads are not in background
Older Version
Version 0.0.8 (2008-12-17 7PM EST)
Changes
  • modified virtual keyboard to be more accurate and more responsive
  • bigger key confirmation
  • bookmarks, history, and preferences are saved to SDCard
  • bookmarks are stored in a text file (can be edited)
  • downloading files is fixed (with progress bar)
  • downloading images from web pages on long press
  • downloaded media files and images will show up in their respective applications
  • Steel can be made default browser
  • website authentication handling added (experimental)
  • fixed shift key behavior
  • zoom buttons support long press
  • load home page or last page visited on startup
Known Issues
  • no multiple window support
  • no virtual keyboard in the dialogs
  • website drop-downs can run into virtual keyboard
  • downloads from SSL links (gmail attachments for example) fail
  • website authentication handling not tested