Corvus v. 2022.1.0

Release date: 
Monday, 24. October 2022
English, Czech, German, Polish, Slovak, Italian
Supported versions of the operating system Android: 
6.0 Marshmallow, 6.0.1 Marshmallow, 7.0 Nougat, 7.1 Nougat, 7.1.1 Nougat, 7.1.2 Nougat, 8.0 Oreo, 8.1 Oreo, 9.0 Pie, 10.0, 11.0, 12.0, 13.0
Application to download: 
New module: 
My Corvus

It is a platform providing the possibility of voice and video calls over the Internet and sharing various useful information. See the user guide for detailed description.

New feature or improvement: 
Corvus now works on Android 13.
Corvus now includes functionality (see the help item or my Corvus app) to allow remote control of your phone. The functionality is useful, for example, to provide remote assistance.
Corvus now includes integrated eSpeak text to speech. It is triggered automatically on the unlock screen after phone restart, or if the default speech synthesis fails and Corvus manages to detect it. ESpeak can also be set as default. See Speech settings.
It is now possible to hide Corvus modules which are not used, see SETTINGS > ENVIRONMENT.
It is now possible to set list of items in main menu as Corvus main screen. There is new group named “status” which is appended to the end of the list in that case and this new group contains all state information, which are usually available on the main screen.
It is now possible to quickly jump to particular date in all lists of registry events. See context menu of list of missed calls, received calls, …
There is a new feature in phone app, which allows to check whether is entered phone number already saved in contacts.
Corvus is now able to process phone numbers shown on web pages or other places, which means that it is in the list of available apps which are shown when you tap on some phone number.
It is now possible to export one or more selected SMS messages to note. Each message starts by # character. See context menu in list of messages.
Corvus now remembers 100 last spoken phrases. Access them through speech settings or by 3 fingers 2-doubletouch anywhere in Corvus environment.
Help section now contains item which allows you to verify e-mail and configure basic profile information for My Corvus.
There are 2 new shortcuts in context menu of Android applications which allows you to manage or uninstall particular app using specific system dialogs.
It is now possible to quickly access directory with saved attachments when working with E-mail app. See context menu on all relevant screens in e-mail module.
It is now possible to quickly access directory containing all files related to sporting application. See appropriate item in context menu on main screen of Sporting app.
Speech settings now contain a checkbox, which allows you to set Corvus to use Android text to speech for say all. This checkbox is usable for those, who uses built-in eSpeak as primary tts and prefer to use some better tts when say all.
Verify Android settings tool now lets you to enforce the system to let Corvus to run on the background. Use this if you have problems with alarms, timers or other functionality based on timers.
There is a new version of library used in Banknotes recognizer, which supports more currencies.
Functionality or controll change: 
Select all and unselect all items in context menus of all relevant screens are now more sophisticated. Both functions let you to select / unselect all items from cursor to beginning of the list, to end of the list or whole list.
We improved the functionality which checks whether we have signal enough to send SMS message before Corvus tries to send it.
All beeps emitted by Corvus are now played through accessibility stream if you use accessibility stream as output stream for speech.
Cursor (caret) in all edits is now better visible also on devices with high quality displays.
You can now activate integrated eSpeak by 2 consecutive resets of tts in 3 seconds and try to reset Android tts by another reset. This lets you to recover from situations when Android tts fails for some reason.
You can activate built-in eSpeak also in menu invoked by reset tts gesture if you configured Corvus to display this menu after abovementioned gesture.
Corvus now contains latest version of Liblouis and so supports new Slovak braille standard.
It is now possible to use 2-touch in Android applications module to say developer of focused application. This may help to identify particular application if you have different applications with same name.
We improved cleaning of mail message bodies after conversion from html and so there will be again less messages containing lot of empty lines and other mess in your mailboxes.
Fixed bug: 
Implemented improvement which lets you to properly handle attachments also on IMAP servers with undefined content-disposition header, e.g.,
Fixed a bug in music player, which caused a crash if you used jump to time gesture on playback screen.
Fixed a bug which caused that it was not possible to listen podcasts which are using url redirecting.
Fixed a bug which caused a crash of screenreader when managed specific sliders.
Fixed a bug which caused a crash of Corvus when reading large text files on some devices.
Fixed a bug which caused that it was not possible to download some podcasts for offline listening.
Fixed a bug which caused infunctionality of adjust volume gestures in specific situations.
Fixed a bug in Phone application which caused that during call screen was not displayed in specific situations.
Fixed a bug which caused that it was not possible to change default input method using verify Android settings functionality on Android 12 and higher.
Fixed a bug which caused freezes of Corvus with mobile data enabled in areas with poor mobile signal.
Fixed a bug that caused that playback of podcast or another online stream was reset after unlock of the screen.
Fixed a bug that caused problems when user used panel to choose default input method.
Fixed a bug in music player, which caused that it was not possible to play files containing # character in filename.