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Android AGcore v0.73 released
« on: September 22, 2019, 09:54:44 pm »


AGCore is an Android app designed to make it easier to run a Groestlcoin Core node on always on Android appliances such as set top boxes or repurposed tables/phones.


If you are an simple user of Groestlcoin and want an Android app that makes it easy to run Groestlcoin Core by acting as a wrapper, then AGcore is the right choice for you.

Changelog v0.73:
• Update Groestlcoin Core to 2.17.2
• switched to native builds via NDK for Groestlcoin core:
   - less to download and to store locally (3MB vs 60-100MB)
   - less code
• added embedded tor
• added tor pairing support
• tor upgrade bug fixes
• Bug fixes to improve the app in background, built using ndk r19b toolchain
• updated android and gradle libraries
• improved blockchain sync progress using getblockchaininfo verificationprogress
• improved package download progress bar
• added support for external storage access post Android M
• added support for Oreo, including new notification mechanism
• added support for bitcoind RPC cookie
• changed minimum target to android 21 (required by NDK for native builds)
• add support for some arm64 Android devices
• updated glibc and gcc-libs
• Fixed x86/64 src which moved from http to https
• updated commons-compress
• updated tukaani.xt
• updated JavaRPCClient
• updated android support libs
• fixed bug with rpc console with soft keyboard
• fixed bug on devices with a version below JELLY_BEAN_MR1
• Fixed long standing bug with abcore starting on its own

Features
• AGCore runs on Android Devices
• No need to keep active your PC/Server 24/7
• Low power consumption
• You can edit groestlcoin.conf
• APK downloads the necessary architectures from Debian repositories (https://packages.qa.debian.org/g/groestlcoin.html)
• All Groestlcoin builds on Debian are maintained by the Debian Bitcoin Packaging Team (https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=pkg-bitcoin-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org)
• Supports amd64, i386, armhf and aarch64 architectures
• Easy replace external hard drive to store the Block-Chain
• You can install it on home devices that are already active 24/7 (like Minix Neo)
• Easy - no need to search for extra nodes and edit the conf file
• Free and decentralised - Open Source under MIT license

It is appreciated if feedback of the following is provided:
1. Can you install AGcore on your Android home device(s)?
2. Does it start syncing?

This application is licensed under MIT. There is no warranty and no party shall be made liable to you for damages. If you lose coins due to this app, no compensation will be given. Use this app solely at your own risk.

The application may have unfound bugs and problems. To leave feedback: 
1.  PM hashengineering on bitcointalk: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=155038
2.  Email: hashengineeringsolutions@gmail.com
3.  Reports of errors can also be posted in this topic.

Important:
This app requires a gigabyte of disk space and is not to meant to run on 3G or 4G networks as it potentially downloads/uploads megabytes of data. Root is not required.

Groestlcoin Wallet is available in the Google play store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hashengineering.abcore

Source code:
https://github.com/groestlcoin/agcore