Gadgetbridge 2020: year in review and numbers

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This has been a very busy but good year for Gadgetbridge, with 21 releases since January 2020. It has been the first year after we have migrated to Codeberg. One of the possible concern of the move has been smaller visibility and loss of contributors, but opposite turned out to …

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Gadgetbridge 0.51.0: Amazfit Bip U, Amazfit Verge Lite

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We do not know why Huami releases so many new devices every year. These have become too much to buy all of them, but it is always nice to have pull requests from the community, which happened for the Bip U and Verge Lite during this cycle. Thank you!

But …

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On building safe bridges

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Cool gadgets give us some really great possibilities, like tracking our activities, controlling music and smart home devices, receiving notifications and more. But in our strive for better, faster, lighter, smarter, cheaper... we often forget the down side of our endeavors. Apps providing connections to our devices do receive all …

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Gadgetbridge 0.50.0: Initial support for Casio GBX-100

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This release comes just two weeks after the previous version bump, but brings a support for a new device:

  • Casio GBX-100 contributed by Andreas Böhler.

Another important new feature in this release is support for flashing watchfaces for the Amazfit/Mi Band 5. These devices support up to three custom …

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Gadgetbridge 0.49.0: Lots of improvements - and even more Huami devices supported!

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Notes from under the bridge

Gadgetbridge 0.49.0 has been released, closing up yet another interesting period of development.It is already available on F-Droid!

New supported devices

Initial support for few new Huami devices has been added:

  • Amazfit Bip S Lite
  • Amazfit GTR 2/GTS 2

Thanks to …

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Gadgetbridge 0.48.0: Three completely new devices supported

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Gadgetbridge 0.48.0 has been tagged and will appear on F-Droid soon! As always, this can take a few days.

Six code contributors and twenty one translators have contributed more then 130 commits to the latest release of Gadgetbridge, bringing support for three new devices:

  • The Sony SWR12 bands …
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Gadgetbridge 0.47.0: Pinetime-JF, big update for Huami devices

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Gadgetbridge 0.47.0 has been tagged and will appear on F-Droid soon! As always, this can take a few days.

This release finally has initial support for Pinetime-JF (JF Firmware for the PineTime watch). You can check progress of the JF Firmware here. This initial support is not really …

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Gadgetbridge 0.46.0: Mi Band 5 and TLW64 support

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Gadgetbridge 0.46.0 has been release and after a whole week of waiting it landed in F-Droid.

This release, which adds TLW64 support contributed by Erik Bloß, also has support for the new Mi Band 5, which is basically runnig on the Mi Band 4 code.

On the Huami …

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Gadgetbridge 0.44.0: Initial WatchX(Plus) support and much more

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Gadgetbridge 0.44.0 has been released! Let's play the F-Droid waiting game.

This release finally merges support for WatchX(Plus). Support for this watch has been contributed to "ksiwczynski", "mkusnierz" and finally "mamutcho", who also did the final polishing before official inclusion. We do not own the device ourselves …

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Gadgetbridge 0.43.0: Fossil Hybrid HR

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Gadgetbridge 0.43.0 has been released and will be in F-Droid, god knows when. If she exists.

This release adds initial suport for Fossil Hybrid HR. Again most of the work was contributed by Daniel Dakhno. Thanks Daniel! Unfortunately this device needs server side pairing with the official Fossil …

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