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Introducing BattlePro for Android
« on: April 17, 2015, 13:39:47 »
Folks,

I am pleased to announce that starting today, the BattlePro app is available for Android users. You can install via Google Play, or directly with this link:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ca.army.wavemobile.battlepro

This is the very first version, so it is rough around the edges and there are likely some bug hiding within, but the core functionality is there. Please feel free to post any feedback or bug reports here. The Android version of BattlePro is very similar to the iOS version, with a few minor changes here and there. For example the Grid Finder is not available in Android, though we are looking at including it in a future release.

The app is free, but has some $0.99 in app purchases to help support the site and future development efforts. I've tried hard to make the core content accessible at no cost and restrict the in-apps to a few "extras".

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2015, 14:00:13 »
Well done, a few of my co-workers have been lusting over the iOS version for a while.

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2015, 14:18:55 »
Tanks Mike :salute:
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2015, 14:29:09 »
How much free space does it require?  With 190Mb free on my device, I'm getting an "Out of memory"error when I try to install.  (Not the first time I've had this issue - Android is notorious for this).
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2015, 14:33:14 »
The apk (Android Package) is only about 9 Mb in size, and it expands to 19.71 Mb when installed. Must be something else going on there...

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2015, 14:49:02 »
Looks good Mike, too bad you have it linked to GOOGLE PLAY to buy the extras if it wasn't for the dependency of PLAY this would run on BLACKBERRY 10 ....
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2015, 15:56:45 »
Thanks Mike!  Very much appreciated.
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2015, 17:07:52 »
Looks good Mike, too bad you have it linked to GOOGLE PLAY to buy the extras if it wasn't for the dependency of PLAY this would run on BLACKBERRY 10 ....

Wasn't aware of that, I'll do some research, maybe I can publish a version without the Play integration for Blackberry...

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2015, 17:19:25 »
Wasn't aware of that, I'll do some research, maybe I can publish a version without the Play integration for Blackberry...

BLACKBERRY 10 can run Android apps effectively if they don't have a dependency on Google Play services....
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2015, 18:07:56 »
Haven't had a long look at it yet, but so far I can say...

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2015, 12:02:11 »
Been looking for the iOS version, cant seem to find it. Could you please provide a link to it?
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2015, 12:07:28 »
Just an FYI. It's not called "Battle Pro" in the play store. It's "Battle Procedure Aide Memoire"
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2015, 20:51:50 »
Here's a direct link to the iOS version: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/battle-procedure-aide-memoire/id521444120

(And Bzz is right, the full name is Battle Procedure Aide Memoire...)

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2015, 22:53:44 »
I have it for IOS and I absolutely love it!  :salute: :nod:

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2015, 16:10:35 »
Mike,

  I really like the APP. Is there a way to purchase all of the added features without having to pay $.99 each time. Can I buy a fully outfitted package?

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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2015, 10:03:00 »
Hi Charles,

That's a good idea. There is currently no way to "buy all" but I'll look into it to see if something like that might be possible. Appreciate the feedback...


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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2016, 11:42:49 »
Here is evidence on the dangers of having your own devices in operations; it's related to android devices but there are similar exploits for other OSs (Posted it to the http://army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,119588.msg1469267.html#msg1469267 - delete this one if appropriate): http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/report-russia-hack-ukraine-1.3908398
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Re: Introducing BattlePro for Android
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2016, 11:53:33 »
Here is evidence on the dangers of having your own devices in operations; it's related to android devices but there are similar exploits for other OSs (Posted it to the http://army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,119588.msg1469267.html#msg1469267 - delete this one if appropriate): http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/report-russia-hack-ukraine-1.3908398

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