Version 1.2.8.8
Release date: 16 February 2019
+ fixed application crash

Version 1.2.8.7
Release date: 15 February 2019
+ NEW: NFC MQTT reader (read and send NFC tags to Home Assistant)
+ fixed crash when icon / picture / camera images are GIF

Version 1.2.8.6
Release date: 14 February 2019
+ fixed crash when enabling firebase notification
+ fixed shopping list display when using dark UI
+ fixed clear button display on shopping list
+ fixed UI display issue when showing HA notifications
+ support for lovelace view background
+ fixed inconsistent text size for climate / badges views
+ show sensor value instead of icon in badges
+ lovelace show conditional cards(it will always show the card from conditional)

Version 1.2.8.5
Release date: 12 February 2019
+ fixed crash when using web ui mode
+ new Android Wear of displaying the entities

Version 1.2.8.4
Release date: 11 February 2019
+ added norvegian localization
+ fix issue with duplicate badges in states UI mode

Version 1.2.8.3
Release date: 7 February 2019
+ the setup process has been refactored (much easier setup)
+ fix display issue with entity-filter card
+ some refactoring of the code
+ revert zoom “fix” for IFrame lovelace cards
+ make horizontal-stack cards act as horizontal

Version 1.2.8.2
Release date: 6 February 2019
+ NEW: Developer Tools services
+ Horizontal-Stack lovelace card: show items at half width if multiple items
+ do not restart the app if orientation changed

Version 1.2.8.1
Release date: 5 February 2019
+ added sensors as badges in states UI
+ enable zoom controls in Lovelace IFrame cards
+ fix dark sky rendering issues when using dark themes
+ update romanian translation
+ support for weather lovelace card

Version 1.2.8
Release date: 4 February 2019
+ add posibility to create persistent notifications
+ small UI changes regarding RTL
+ updated polish translation
+ Dark Sky card UI change when using black theme
+ fixed crash when showing camera fullscreen in glance cards

Version 1.2.7.9
Release date: 1 February 2019
+ fixed invalid URL for connection
+ add support for binary sensor icons

Version 1.2.7.8
Release date: 1 February 2019
+ added support for lovelace horizontal cards
+ fix title display for lovelace Gauge card
+ make entity-button lovelace card smaller
+ change notification name from FCM notification to Push Notifications
+ change Ariela Notification channel to “On-Going Notification”
+ support for custom icons in glance cards
+ support for custom names in glance cards
+ support for hiding status of entities in glance cards
+ support for camera_image tag in picture entity card (lovelace)

Version 1.2.7.7
Release date: 31 January 2019
+ NEW: add support for water heater entities
+ add possibility to change number of columns on which cards can be shown
+ add possibility to edit entity picture
+ added instruction message when enabling debug mode
+ show advanced entity dialog when long pressing lovelace light card
+ toggle light entity when clicking on the light image from lovelace light card
+ add scroll view on server configuration in order to properly display all items on devices with lower resolution

Version 1.2.7.6
Release date: 30 January 2019
+ added possibility to edit entity name & icon
+ add ability to edit name & icon for tabs (non lovelace mode)
+ do not show keyboard when entering shopping activity
+ shopping activity UI improvements
+ fixed light lovelace card issue (it was clickable outside its display)
+ allow sending empty alarm codes

Version 1.2.7.5
Release date: 29 January 2019
+ added shopping list in the left menu
+ added notifications support
+ fixed picture glance tint icon issue
+ fixed crash when entering vacuum advanced dialog

Version 1.2.7.4
Release date: 28 January 2019
+ NEW: added vacuum entities support
+ fixed issue when display gauge card
+ fixed media player buttons UI display
+ fixed entity button card display & update issue
+ fixed light panel brightness update
+ fixed advanced dialog display issue for lights entities
+ fixed crash when clicking picture glance card

Version 1.2.7.3
Release date: 27 January 2019
+ faster icons loading after first install
+ UI / entities changes should be more stable now
+ other fixes
+ better shopping card stability
+ better UI functionality

Version 1.2.7
Release date: 23 January 2019
+ added support for input number view
+ fix issue when brightness of lights is set with delay
+ update image for glance entities
+ support groups in card entities
+ fixed crash when freeing MQTT call sensor

Version 1.2.6.9
Release date: 22 January 2019
+ fixed issue when trying to connect with local IP on wrong wifi network
+ scroll badges name if too long
+ scroll server URL in navigation drawer if its too long
+ added entity button lovelace card
+ use “execute” text when having script view
+ trigger scenes from widgets

Version 1.2.6.8
Release date: 21 January 2019
+ fixed crash when entering advance option in lights
+ fixed climate text alignment
+ improvements when rendering lovelace cards
+ add support for unconfigured lovelace views (no title, not path, no image etc)
+ do not show friendly name in media player views
+ show full screen preview when pressing camera badge

Version 1.2.6.7
Release date: 20 January 2019
+ better stability for switch entities (flickering should be removed)
+ refresh switch status in advance dialog
+ add support for web links when an entity provide it (ex: update available entity)
+ show sensors values & unit of measurement in badges
+ small tabs UI changes
+ add support for effect list in lights
+ fix issue when brightness control appear for non light entities
+ add support for color temperature

Version 1.2.6.6
Release date: 19 January 2019
+ fixed two factor auth issue in web login
+ small thermostat UI changes
+ small tabs UI changes

Version 1.2.6.5
Release date: 18 January 2019
+ tabs now support icons
+ fixed invalid redirect id while setup
+ do not show media players that are hidden
+ added italian localization
+ added VR MQTT support (can send voice commands from phone to HA)
+ clear alarm code text when arming / disarming

Version 1.2.6.4
Release date: 17 January 2019
+ removed device admin (the screen can’t be turned off anymore)
+ added support for input_text view
+ small changes in Android Wear

Version 1.2.6.3
Release date: 15 January 2019
+ added mqtt screen switch setup info
+ at setup if using https and no port specified, use 443
+ added mqtt apps sensor setup info + script example of running kodi
+ fix setup issue when using web login

Version 1.2.6.2
Release date: 14 January 2019
+ added apps mqtt sensor (ability to view phone installed apps)
+ added application start ability (now you can use HA to start a phone from app)
+ input_select view UI changes
+ revert mqtt sensors to use json_attributes instead of json_attributes_topic
+ added full screen option (Kiosk mode)

Version 1.2.6.1
Release date: 13 January 2019
+ MQTT Screen switch (ability to sleep / wake up device)
+ support for new json_attributes_topic MQTT (HA version 0.85 and higher)
+ handle SSL in web ui mode
+ make picture glance elements more visible
+ small other fixes

Version 1.2.5.9
Release date: 10 January 2019
+ added humidity MQTT sensor
+ small connection issue fixes

Version 1.2.5.8
Release date: 08 January 2019
+ added Bluetooth MQTT sensor

Version 1.2.5.7
Release date: 07 January 2019
+ fixed setup issue when configured with Wi-Fi off
+ added possibility to mute media player
+ added possibility to select source in media player
+ added possibility to select sound mode in media player
+ added possibility to set media player volume
+ fixed white screen when using web login on SSL connection
+ small UI changes

Version 1.2.5.6
Release date: 07 January 2019
+ show only lovelace badges from configuration
+ fixed issue when lovelace view without title is not showed
+ fixed Wi-Fi MQTT sensor configuration
+ small other fixes
+ small UI change to camera view

Version 1.2.5.5
Release date: 06 January 2019
+ added keep screen on option (useful if you want to prevent screen off while Ariela is running)
+ fixed Wi-Fi MQTT setup instruction issue
+ fixed crash while updating the widgets

Version 1.2.5.4
Release date: 04 January 2019
+ fixed issue with covers open / close
+ fixed RGB color set to light
+ removed token authentication (now you can directly login with username and password)
+ fixed setup issue when the server ip is not correctly formatted

Version 1.2.5.3
Release date: 03 January 2019
+ added shopping-list support
+ minor UI changes
+ added ambient temperature MQTT sensor
+ added pressure MQTT sensor
+ fixed issue when input date & time advanced dialog didn’t update

Version 1.2.5.2
Release date: 02 January 2019
+ added support for input_datetime entities
+ show full screen capture of camera entities while clicking
+ small other fixes

Version 1.2.5.1
Release date: 29 December 2018
+ added possibility to push MQTT packets
+ fixed Lovelace cards alphabetical order
+ fixed issue with autoreconnect function not working
+ fixed issue with Wi-Fi device tracker incorrect reports
+ fixed crashes when enabling MQTT Call sensor
+ other fixes

Version 1.2.5
Release date: 27 December 2018
+ ability to use build in Home Assistant MQTT data (no need to setup MQTT in Ariela anymore)
+ better MQTT stability
+ due to Google new policy, the MQTT SMS sender addon was removed
more details about why SMS addon was removed you can find here
https://support.google.com/googleplay/android-developer/answer/9047303

Version 1.2.4.9
Release date: 21 December 2018
+ added SMS sender capability (you can use Home Assistant to send SMS from your phone)
+ fixed crash when enabling Device tracking
+ fixed crash of MQTT enabling
+ adding customizable MQTT discovery option
+ put previous values in MQTT setup screen

Version 1.2.4.8
Release date: 20 December 2018
+ added call info MQTT sensor
+ allowing MQTT connection without a username and password
+ add more info button to trigger MQTT sensor instructions dialog
+ fixed automatic reconnection issue regression
+ added clear current config for external server access button
+ added button to copy MQTT sensors instructions to phone memory + small UI changes

Version 1.2.4.7
Release date: 19 December 2018
+ fix thermostat UI issue when using dark theme
+ added icons to MQTT sensors
+ added Wi-Fi MQTT sensor
+ send MQTT sensors information every 10 seconds

Version 1.2.4.6
Release date: 18 December 2018
+ fixed issue when adding home wifi networks ( from Ariela Settings)
+ MQTT sensors are now discoverable by HA
+ small other issues fixed

Version 1.2.4.5
Release date: 17 December 2018
+ fixed issue with climate widget not working
+ when clicking a script widget, the script will start
+ fixed issue when lovelace view title is not set
+ graph for luminance sensors
+ added MQTT client with battery / light / step counter sensors support

Version 1.2.4.4
Release date: 16 December 2018
What’s new:
+ add possibility to have Ariela run in background

Version 1.2.4.3
Release date: 14 December 2018
What’s new:
+ added support for Light lovelace card
+ fix issue with default view when using lovelace UI
+ small other fixes

Version 1.2.4.2
Release date: 13 December 2018
What’s new:
+ support for Home Assistant 0.84 (retrieving lovelace config using new api)
+ added lovelace alarm panel card support
+ added lovelace badges support
+ minor UI changes

Version 1.2.4.1
Release date: 12 December 2018
What’s new:
+ added support for ZWAVE entities
+ fixed incorrect input_slider display
+ added support for binary sensors
+ picture-glance: added support for camera_image

Version 1.2.4
Release date: 11 December 2018
What’s new:
+ reduced minimum supported version to Android 4.1
+ fixed issue with displaying temperature
+ fixed crash when showing charts

Version 1.2.3.9
Release date: 10 December 2018
What’s new:
+ fixed startup crash
+ fixed crash of map viewer on Android P
+ added support for lovelace media control card
+ added support for tablets

Version 1.2.3.8
Release date: 10 December 2018
What’s new:
+ fixed android P connection issue (application failed to connect to HA server)
+ added possibility to skip server detection while setup
+ fixed connectivity issue for SSL based setup
+ fixed issue when the HA server contained over 200 entities
+ other fixes

Version 1.2.3.7
Release date: 7 December 2018
What’s new:

+ fixed charts show issue
+ added purple theme
+ some other issue fixed

Version 1.2.3.6
Release date: 6 December 2018
What’s new:
+ more UI changes
+ added entity charts
+ lovelace cards that are not supported are treated like entities cards

Version 1.2.3.5
Release date: 5 December 2018
What’s new:
+ theme support
+ fixed some UI glitches
+ fixed climate details issue

Version 1.2.3.4
Release date: 4 December 2018
What’s new:
+ user management support (delete, edit, add etc)
+ Android P target
+ small UI changes

Version 1.2.3.3
Release date: 3 December 2018
What’s new:
+ added lovelace entity-filter card support
+ added Wi-Fi Device tracker only
+ fixed other issues

Version 1.2.3
Release date: 26 November 2018
What’s new:
+ added Lovelace IFrame card support
+ added Lovelace Gauge card support
+ fixed crash on Android 4.4 or lower
+ added Dutch localization support
+ added entities card when running Lovelace UI
+ fixed crash in server configuration