MiniBatteryLogger

Licence: Shareware (N/A)
Version 1.8.5 | Release Date: 2009-09-06 | Download
  • Fixes issue with non English translations where UI is not correctly bound to currently monitored battery.
  • Fixes crash on startup on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
Version 1.8.3 | Release Date: 2008-06-12 | Download
  • Added remote battery connection window with list of favorites.
  • Remote batteries can be connected by their hostname or IP address.
  • Favorite remote batteries can be automatically attached at startup.
  • Added session preview window as tooltip for the list in sessions browser.
  • Improved mbl-battd remote monitoring protocol.
  • Bindings are now used to track current battery: less code, less potential errors.
  • Added a lot of tooltips for buttons, labels and ratings.
  • Fixed synchronization bug that caused a wrong attribution of sessions loaded from disk when changing monitored battery.
  • Fixed bug that prevented insertion of comments for sessions under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed fatal error in battd daemon under Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
Version 1.8.2 | Release Date: 2008-03-21 | Download
  • Added support for MacBook Air.
  • Added support for MacBook (Early 2008).
  • Added support for MacBook Pro (Early 2008).
  • Added new battery dock icon which continuously changes color according to amount of charge.
  • Added Desktop battery window.
  • Refactored status menu item.
  • Sessions drawer is opened after freeing enough space on the screen for it.
  • New information for battery: manufacturer, manufacture date, device name and serial number.
  • Logs are automatically rotated when exceeding 2MB in size.
  • MigrationAgent now removes old logs, sessions and snapshots forever.
  • MiniBatteryLogger uses the mbl:// URL scheme for registration and more.
  • Added version information for column view in Finder.
  • Currently available in English only.
Version 1.8.1 | Release Date: 2007-11-12 | Download
  • Added support for MacBook (Late 2007) models.
  • Delete snapshot button now correctly disabled when no snapshot is selected.
  • Updated URLs to Emeraldion Lodge used by the application.
Version 1.8 | Release Date: 2007-08-27 | Download
  • The app now prompts for immediate restart when changing the Hide Dock Icon preference.
  • The app honors the Hide Dock Icon after an upgrade and automatically restarts if needed.
  • Added Help submenu with useful actions to the status item menu.
  • Updated German, Danish, French, Polish and Norwegian localizations.
  • Notifications can use speech synthesis as an alternative to Growl.
  • Upgraded to Sparkle 1.1.
  • Status item can now show the time elapsed on battery.
  • Added store URLs for Poland and Portugal (unofficial sites).
  • Added Recall Assistant Help page.
  • Bugfixes.
Version 1.7.7 | Release Date: 2007-06-09 | Download
  • The app now remembers the last local battery monitored after relaunch.
  • Updated Help book.
Version 1.7.6 | Release Date: 2007-06-01 | Download
  • Sessions are now deleted in place instead of after unloading, to prevent accidental loss of sessions.
  • Added Battery Recall Assistant to track recalled batteries.
  • Fixed garbled split view resizing in Statistics view.
  • Battery Status view now correctly changes after the monitored battery is changed.
  • Fixed occasional crashes when attempting to load corrupted saved sessions from disk.
Version 1.7.5 | Release Date: 2007-05-12 | Download
  • Updated Polish localization.
  • Fixed English localization error in estimated battery death date format string.
Version 1.7.4 | Release Date: 2007-05-06 | Download
  • Added a nifty color-coded Battery Status view to the sidebar.
  • Battery sharing service now runs on TCP port 4153 as assigned by IANA.
  • Restored Polish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish and Russian localizations.
  • Updated Help Book.
  • Several bugfixes.
Version 1.7.3 | Release Date: 2007-04-30 | Download
  • Restored Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish localizations; more to come.
  • Remote batteries can now be manually disconnected.
  • Battery sharing controls (Share own data, look for shared data, do not advertise service) are now effective in real time.
  • Password protected sharing still not yet implemented.
  • Bugfixes.
Version 1.7.2 | Release Date: 2007-04-22 | Download
  • Critical: fixed crashes when changing power source.
Version 1.7.1 | Release Date: 2007-04-20 | Download
  • Critical: fixed crashing Migration Agent.
Version 1.7 | Release Date: 2007-04-20 | Download
  • MiniBatteryLogger can monitor several local batteries.
  • Implemented iTunes-like battery data sharing.
  • Added battery sharing service.
  • Provided standalone battd server for remote monitoring.
  • Added several new notifications: remote battery found, remote battery removed, battery changed.
  • Currently available only in US English; other localizations will be updated soon.
Version 1.6.3 | Release Date: 2007-02-13 | Download
  • Solves estimated battery death dates back in the past (around Jurassic).
  • Solves crashes at startup when computer name in System Preferences, Sharing is left blank.
  • Added preference to enable/disable monitoring at startup. Useful for folks who use MBL just as a replacement for the system battery menu item.
  • Edited German localization.
  • Added Growl notification for monitoring start/stop.
  • Fixed visual bug in the stars rating indicator.
  • Changed overall mark calculation: higher weight is now given to the max capacity rating.
Version 1.6.2 | Release Date: 2007-02-02 | Download
  • Critical bugfix: solved "Battery Dying" notifications incorrectly issued when charge, not maximum capacity, is decreasing.
  • Awkwardly solved Diagnostics sheet failure when using an unrecognized battery model.
  • Added Powerbook G4 "Titanium" battery models.
  • Added Powerbook G3 battery models.
  • Updated Danish localization.
  • Updated French localization.
Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2007-02-01 | Download
  • Added Diagnostics sheet.
  • Added health and battery model statistics.
  • Added convenience button to purchase a new battery on the Apple Store.
  • Added sound effects when snapshots are grabbed and sessions dragged to the Trash.
  • Added new Growl notifications for automatic shapshots and battery exhausted.
  • Charts are now draggable and copiable as images.
  • Sessions can be dragged and copied as CSV data.
  • Fixed zero original capacity on Intel Macs.
  • Updated list of hardware models.
  • Several performance improvements.
Version 1.5.4 | Release Date: 2006-12-21 | Download
  • Bugfix: preferences window won't show on Panther.
  • Fixed ugly looking HUD inspector title in Panther.
  • Added German localization.
Version 1.5.3 | Release Date: 2006-12-08 | Download

- Bugfix: status item preference is now correctly enabled when checking "hide dock icon".
- Other minor improvements.

Version 1.5.2 | Release Date: 2006-12-07 | Download

- Addresses crashes at startup when launched unregistered as a hidden login item.
- Added preference to launch as a background application (hide Dock icon).
- Other minor improvements.

Version 1.5.1 | Release Date: 2006-11-28 | Download

- Added HUD (Heads Up Display) session inspector.
- Chart view now reacts to mouse events.
- Select and inspect single battery events with a mouse click.
- Added action menu button to the sessions browser.
- Added menu items and shortcuts to change currently displayed session.
- Use scrollwheel to zoom and scroll the chart view.
- Updated comprehensive online help.
- Added Japanese localization.

Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2006-11-22 | Download

- Fixed heavy CPU load when launched with Probe Interval set to Never.
- Added "Zoom to fit" function to chart view.
- Changed saved sessions file format on disk, solved high CPU load on saving.
- Sessions can be exported as CSV files.
- The status item now correctly shows the selected visualization mode.
- Included Migration Agent utility to convert old saved sessions transparently.
- Added Danish localization.

Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2006-11-22 | Download

- Fixed heavy CPU load when launched with Probe Interval set to Never.
- Added "Zoom to fit" function to chart view.
- Changed saved sessions file format on disk, solved high CPU load on saving.
- Sessions can be exported as CSV files.
- The status item now correctly shows the selected visualization mode.
- Included Migration Agent utility to convert old saved sessions transparently.
- Added Danish localization.

Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2006-11-22 | Download

- Fixed heavy CPU load when launched with Probe Interval set to Never (ironic, ain’t it?).
- Added “Zoom to fit” function to chart view.
- Changed saved sessions file format on disk, solved high CPU load on saving.
- Sessions can be exported as CSV files.
- The status item now correctly shows the selected visualization mode.
- Included Migration Agent utility to convert old saved sessions transparently.
- Added Danish localization.

Version 1.4.5 | Release Date: 2006-11-11 | Download

- Updated Hardware Database with the new Late 2006 MacBook and MacBook Pro.
- Fixed CPU overhead when on battery with "auto saving sessions" set to yes.
- Added Session Browser toolbar button.

Version 1.4.4 | Release Date: 2006-10-18 | Download

- Added system menu status item.
- Added preference to automatically save current session on power events.
- Fixed crash on plugging cord when launched on battery.
- Fixed Dock icon visualization bug.
- Fixed battery timer that won’t start when launched on battery.

Version 1.4.1 | Release Date: 2006-10-13 | Download

- Fixed bug that caused a crash of the application at launch on Panther (sorry for the delay!).
- Improved statistics chart.
- Added French localization.

Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2006-10-09 | Download

- User can now save monitoring sessions for later analysis (unregistered version limited to 5 sessions).
- Added sessions browser.
- Added graph of cycle count and maximum capacity over time.
- Implemented multiple battery monitoring.
- Solved a bug that prevented MacBook battery stats to be saved to the Archive.
- Some bugfixes.

Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2006-10-03 | Download

- Addresses a potential security flaw in 1.3.
- Added peak current to Inspector entries.
- Added a resettable timer to measure the time spent on battery.
- Added colors to evaluate own battery stats against mean values.
- Added menu item to reveal main window when closed.
- Added a preference to set up as a Login Item.
- Updated Dutch localization.

Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2006-09-26 | Download

- Added Comparison view and battery data sharing.
- Shared battery data can also be browsed via a web interface.
- Added Dutch, Spanish and Italian localizations.

Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2006-09-23 | Download

- Updated UI.
- Updated Comprehensive Help.
- User can now manually add or remove battery snapshots.
- Fixed bug: automatic snapshot visible only after restart.

Version 1.1.8 | Release Date: 2006-09-15 | Download

- Added ability to shift the chart forward and backwards.
- Fixed amperage graph overflowing chart bounds.
- Added adaptive amperage scale.

Version 1.1.7 | Release Date: 2006-09-12 | Download

- Added Statistics view.
- Added preference for amperage graph color.
- Added automatic recording of "battery snapshots" (cycle count and max capacity over time), with optional user comments.
- Fixed bug in notification message when charging is over.
- Fixed bug in chart overlapping event bubbles.

Version 1.1.6 | Release Date: 2006-09-10 | Download

- Main and Inspector windows now remember their size and position on screen.
- Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.1.5 | Release Date: 2006-09-07 | Download

- Added ability to stop and resume monitoring.
- Added menu item and toolbar button to stop/resume monitoring.
- Added ability to clear log.
- Added menu item and toolbar button to clear log.
- Added ability to open the log in Console application.
- Added menu item and toolbar button to open log in Console.
- Added Dock menu.

Version 1.1.4 | Release Date: 2006-09-06 | Download

- Added logging of Sleep and Wakeup events.
- Added plotting of Sleep and Wakeup events to the chart.
- Added Amperage graph.
- Added preference to show or hide Amperage graph.
- Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.1.2 | Release Date: 2006-09-04 | Download

- Added original (factory default) capacity to battery inspector.
- Solved “sawtooth” chart appearance.
- Updated graphics and solved color space issues.
- Added preference to show or hide event bubbles.

Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2006-09-03 | Download

- Added Software Update preference pane.

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2006-09-01 | Download

- Added battery status indicator in Dock icon.
- Added Battery inspector.
- Measures include now cycle count, capacity (mAh), amperage (mA), voltage (mV).
- Added Notification customization preference pane.

Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2006-08-31 | Download
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Version 1.5.8 | Release Date: 1970-01-01 | Download

- Fixed a critical bug that may cause loss of data.
- Added indication of number of entries for own model in the shared archive.
- Solved crash when computer name is empty in the Sharing system preferences pane.
- Created Google Group for support, bug reports and feature requests.
- Removed harassing reminders at startup.

Version 1.5.7 | Release Date: 1970-01-01 | Download

- Added Voltage graph to Chart view.
- Added Swedish localization.
- Fixed errors in Norwegian and Polish localizations.
- Doesn't run on iPhone yet :P

Version 1.5.5 | Release Date: 1970-01-01 | Download

- Chart view now correctly updates when deleting a session.
- User can now create new sessions manually.
- Fixed sloppy selection in snapshots chart.
- Fixed spiky edges in snapshots chart.
- Spaces are now trimmed when entering registration codes.
- Added Portuguese localization.
- Added Russian localization.
- Added Norwegian localization.
- Added Polish localization.