Lumiya, the SL viewer for Android devices, recently got a whole host of updates that longtime SL artist Douglas Story just e-mailed me excitedly about. (Disclosure: Lumiya and its talented creator, Alina Lyvette, were NWN media partners a few years ago, but I sadly haven't heard from her in awhile.) I don't regularly use an Android device or currently have one on-hand, so let Mr. Story tell you what's in store:
"The UI has changed extensively, with a completely different (and more 'app-like', if you will) layout. But the main thing is that you can now zoom and cam around using pinch and drag on the screen. MUCH easier. The new version also allows you to activate animations, so now you can do the Funky Chicken whenever you desire. There's the introduction of persistent chat records and a whole raft of other features. Given that there are tens of thousands of these already bought and paid for, the fact that she did this free major upgrade suggests to me that this is a labor of love for her."
He's not kidding about "tens of thousands": Google Play indicates Lumiya has been downloaded 50,000-100,000 times, which is something like 1 in 10 or more of the total active SL userbase of some 600,000. Anyway, go here to read more about the app's update history, and here to download.
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