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0.9.20 (19 October 2014)

New feature: In the settings panel it's now possible to reset all battery stats, useful when acquiring a new battery.

Miscellaneous code bug fixing.

0.9.18 (28 June 2014)

Translation corrections in the Settings Panel (French, German and Polish).

Miscellaneous code bug fixing.

0.9.17 (06 May 2014)

New feature: Charging Level notification. Example: Notify when the charging process reaches 80%. This is useful if the user wants to stop the charging process and remove the battery.

Settings panel layout tweaking.

Fixed some inconsistent language dialogs.

0.9.16 (02 February 2014)

New feature: New notification windows with optional Full Screen overlay.

Statistical Time is now the default method to estimate the remaining time.

The battery remaining time is now always available in the Main Window and Popup Window.

Small interface refresh.

0.9.15 (28 October 2013)

New feature: Displays the CPU and HDD name and Min and Max temperatures when mouse hover the Popup and Main Window.

Improved Intel Core CPU temperature readings: New method allows to detect a wider range of new CPU models.

Bugfix: Running in Administrator mode from the settings, caused the program to shutdown after 3 days.

0.9.14 (26 May 2013)

New feature: The new version notification lists the main features included in the new release.

Improved Intel Core temperature readings: Now reads all cores and displays the highest one.

Quick power plan change tray menu header is now clickable.

Fixed language issues in some dialogs.

Bugfix: Tray icon not updating after long periods in battery mode.

0.9.13 (11 February 2013)

Bug fix: HDD temperature was not being displayed on some systems.

Bug fix: Statistical time calculation could be locked at 0:00 time.

Updated Intel CPU list, includes latest Q1'13 Intel Core i Series and also Celeron and Pentium CPUs.

Foreign language corrections.

0.9.12.1 (03 December 2012)

Quick Fix: CPU Temperature was not being displayed on some systems

0.9.12.0 (02 December 2012)

Improved startup time, up to 4x faster now.

Improved estimated time algorithm, it's now more accurate.

Bugfix: In Windows 8, the remaining time to suspend was being incorrectly calculated.

Bugfix: The detailed stats were not being properly updated.

Bugfix: A crash occured when an external HDD was disconnected from USB.

0.9.11.0 (24 September 2012)

Improved temperature monitoring module: More CPUs and HDD are now supported.

Added credits text box in the About panel.

The program will now close existing intances at startup, in order to restore the hiding icon.

Minor visual tweaks, new context menu item: Link to Facebook page.

Major bugfixes and translation corrections.

Updated Intel CPU list, includes 3rd Gen Intel Core.

0.9.10.0 (09 July 2012)

New Feature: Audio Notifications. To activate go to "Settings-> Notifications".

File with Intel CPU Tjmax values updated.

Minor bugfixing.

0.9.9.1 (07 March 2012)

Quick-fix: CPU temperature readings for Intel Core i3 were reading higher than normal.

Quick-fix: An error window would popup when resuming from standby on some systems.

Quick-fix: In some systems the program would crash if it failed to obtain the HDD temperature.

0.9.9.0 (05 March 2012)

Improvement: New Internal Core Engine. Memory optimization for faster and more stable platform.

Fixed long term execution issues, such as icon disappearing or random errors after a few days.

Updated the Intel TJunction file, now all Intel Core/Atom/i (1st and 2nd gen) series CPUs are supported.

Fixed the popup quick info blinking bug.

Fixed bugs in CPU and HDD temperature reading.

Fixed a bug that caused the program to run twice after the auto-update.

Numerous under the hood bug fixes.

0.9.8.12 (08 December 2011)

Fixed a bug that caused the uninstall process to fail.

0.9.8.11 (21 August 2011)

Fixed a critical bug which caused a crash when shutting down the program with Windows XP.

Fixed a bug related to the power schemes numbering in Windows XP, which caused a crash.

Improved tutorial on how to perform a battery calibration, available on the website.

0.9.8.10 (12 May 2011)

Optimized startup time, it's now up to 50% faster.

Reduced Quickinfo Popup display delay, it's now snapier.

Updater will now install Major releases with the program Installer.

Fixed minor translation issues.

0.9.8.5 (08 March 2011)

Optimization in Service Pause/Resume with delayed activation, resulting in better performance.

Fixed compatibility issue with Granola software that caused a crash when hovering the cursor over the tray icon.

Fixed a memory leak bug that caused a crash after some hours of usage.

0.9.8.3 (05 December 2010)

Fixed a critical bug that crashed the program at startup.

Improved temperature reading mechanism for hard-drive.

Improved error report system.

0.9.8 (02 September 2010)

New feature: New settings panel with improved design and usability.

New feature: Automatically disable the Windows Sidebar / Gadgets in battery mode.

New feature: It's now possible to bypass the UAC limitations and run always in Administrator mode.

New feature: More settings configurable for even more customization.

New languages: Czech, Dutch and Polish.

Improvement: Better performance: 33% less memory consumption and reduced CPU usage.

Improvement: Full control over the discharge cycles statistics.

Improvement: Improvements in the service pausing/resuming system, it now prevents service resuming in battery mode.

Improvement: Full support for every Intel Core and Atom series, latest Core i Series included.

Improvement: New system for calculating the Intel CPU temperatures, based on an editable CSV file.

Improvement: Better support for large dpi fonts (120dpi), especially in the tray icon.

Extensive bug fixing and other light improvements.

0.9.7.11 (15 June 2010)

Bugfix: A crash could occur in systems with UAC activated.

Bugfix: HDD temperature reading reported non real values in some cases.

0.9.7.10 (31 March 2010)

Improvement: Statistical remaining estimation is now relative to the percentage at which the computer goes to sleep mode.

Improvement: New backup system for the program data files which allow a recovery in case of corrupted information.

Bugfix: A crash could occur in Windows XP systems with custom power plans.

Several other bugfixes.

0.9.7.9 (04 February 2010)

New feature: Hard Drive temperature reading.

New feature: Quick Info popup, Aero style, replacing the default tooltip.

New feature: Access to power plans switching with a left click tray menu.

New Languages: Danish, Italian and Russian.

Improvement: Main window and popup are now placed according to taskbar orientation and size.

Improvement: Better statistical time calculation thanks to correct standby/hibernate detection.

Improvement: It now shows the battery manufacturer and model name.

Improvement on the update process, no need to download an aux file.

Bugfix: Installer stalled at "extracting main files" on accounts with special characters.

Minor bugfixes and UI improvements.

0.9.7.7 (20 November 2009)

Quick fix: A crash occurred when setting the  "hide energy icon" with UAC activated.

Quick fix: The current power plan in the tray menu was not refreshed if the plan changed outside the program.

0.9.7.6 (20 November 2009)

New feature: Manual power plan change in the tray menu.

New feature: Launch the Windows Energy options in the tray menu.

New feature: User can hide the windows default energy icon.

New feature: Configurable low and critical battery level notifications.

Options panel rearranged.

Bugfix: Estimated time was reset to zero when the laptop was plugged in.

Bugfix: Updater was launched twice. 

0.9.7.3 (28 September 2009)

Quick fix for temperature readings showing non real values with some old Intel CPUs.

0.9.7.2 (28 September 2009)

New languages: German, French, Spanish, Turkish and Latvian.

New feature: New and improved error report system.

Added support for redundat (backup) update server.

Bugfix: Increased the maximum allowed value for the manual discharge cycles adjustment.

Bugfix: When the user confirms a full discharge, all registered percentages until that moment are reset.

Bugfix: Fixed temperature readings for the Intel Atom CPU (commonly used in NetBooks) and every 45nm CPU (Penryn).

Minor performance optimizations and bugfixes.

0.9.7.1

New feature: Temperature readings now supported in Fahrenheit degrees.
New feature: New tray menu.

Help menu working and linked to the website FAQ.
Bug fix: In some cases, the statistical remaining time calculation option was activated automatically when running on battery.
Bug fix: An error could occur while trying to disable Windows Aero automatically.
Minor corrections and minor interface changes.

0.9.7.0

New feature: Power plan automatic switching is now supported in Windows XP.
New feature: The program now registers all the discharge cycles performed.

Modification: The statistical remaining time calculation is no longer restricted to the laptops that do not show the remaining time natively. Now all users can use this feature.

Bug fix: A crash occurs when the user did not select one power plan and the power plan auto-switching option is active.
Bug fix: Sometimes the program crashed while trying to set the orange icon.

Improvements made in the interface relative to when the target discharge cycles count is achieved.
Minor internationalization corrections.

IMPORTANT: Users with versions prior to 0.9.6.3 who try to update to version 0.9.7.10

will not be able to do it. These users must uninstall the program and install manually from the installer present in the website.

0.9.6.3

Improvements in the CPU temperature readings, in Intel CPU's. Now it reads directly from the core.
Updater internationalization.
Minor corrections.

0.9.6.2

Bug fix: A crash occurred when only one power plan was selected.

0.9.6.1

Bug fix: The custom power plans name was shown incorrectly.

0.9.6.0

New feature: Automatic power plan switching according to the power state. (Windows Vista or higher only)

Minor update: Changelog page is shown after the auto-update.
Minor update: Textual fixes.

Bug fix: When a discharge cycle was performed, in the advanced options, the current cycles was not updated.
Bug fix: The "battery fully charged" popup was shown when the battery was removed.
Bug fix: Battery values which are unreal are no longer admitted.

0.9.5.0

Multi-Language implemented, now we have English too and other languages are expansible.
Discharge cycles algorithm rewritten.

 

All previous versions information is available in Portuguese only.
You may still use this automatic Google translation if you like.

 

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