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Siri here we come

How cool is this.

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Trouble with armv7 support

Rigelian supports iOS 10 and above, meaning it can run on some 32-bit devices (iPhone 5 & 5c, iPad 4th generation). For that in the build settings you need to target both armv7 and arm64. Unfortunately with the default build settings, the app will crash on these older devices if loaded through the AppStore. When…

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Dynamic type across the board

In preparation of the Catalyst version of Rigelian I have been increasing the font-sizes on most views, and using dynamic type on almost all views. An added bonus is that this will take into account the system wide font size setting that a user has chosen, thereby making the app more usable for those with…

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Rigelian 2.0 is in the mail

I just completed the last bits-and-pieces and posted the new 2.0 version of Rigelian to the AppStore and into the review and approval process. When I started the development of Rigelian over 2 years ago, I had a couple of things in mind. The main goal was to create the best remote control for mpd-based…

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Kodi support is nearing completion

It’s 2020 and we’re back on extending Rigelian with support for Kodi. Added recently are the ‘play random album’ and ‘play random songs’ functions. Turns out that adding 100 songs in one command is very slow on Kodi, so I had to limit that to 20 songs to keep the performance acceptable. Also the sortation…