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Prompted by a patch from +Nick Johnson (thanks!), I finally worked out how to tie into the G+ app's image uploading capabilities. It turns out to be as simple as dropping the pictures received from Eye-Fi cards into the same directory that contains the built-in camera's images.

This does have a pretty major disadvantage, of course, which is that it's going to make it harder to easily separate out the two sources of images on the phone. I'll probably make it a selectable option (and maybe incorporate the improvements that tsengik suggested over a year ago!), but it isn't an ideal situation - though I'll be delighted to have automatic uploads working once again.
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Awesome! Glad you got it working.

Oddly, photos show up in my G+ app's 'from your camera' even if they're not in the same directory - it just doesn't upload them automatically.
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Pushed v2.0 to the market last night. This version has a vastly more robust image receipt path, so the incidence of truncated or missing photos should be much smaller, although there might be some duplicate uploads instead (you can't have everything (where would you put it?)).

This is also the first release that looks for a beta license to enable features. This exists because the features that it controls are still somewhat flaky, and will hopefully reduce the number of people who turn them on by accident and without enough commitment to work through the issues.

Lastly, this is the final version to supports Eclair. 90%+ of installations are on Froyo or better, so I'll stop torturing myself.
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I've been (semi-)industriously working on geotagging (by which I mean not very industriously at all).

Right now Fe-Fi keeps the image received from the Eye-Fi card pristine. I don't particularly want a rogue EXIF parser/writer to destroy data, so I'm just poking the position information into the media content provider's meta-data.

Unfortunately, not everything seems able to see it there. The built-in gallery in Gingerbread will correctly pick it up, both for geographic album captions and the "show on map" button on photos; QuickPic seems to rely on the EXIF data in the picture.

This is a shame, since QuickPic is approximately ten thousand times better than the Gingerbread gallery, which means I'm probably going to have to change the files themselves.

The changes will be just to EXIF data - specifically, timestamp correction, probably adding an optional "local time" timestamp, and then the latitude and longitude fields. If I'm being particularly enthusiastic, I'll try to modify them in flight, to avoid the dumb built-in EXIF rewriter reading and writing the entire image out to flash.
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Extra setup instructions available here.

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I am having problems connecting my Android G3 to Fe-Fi

I got the Upload key on my MacBook in the  ˜/Library/Eye-Fi directory in the settings.xml file

<Card MacAddress="00-18-56-48-d2-37">     <UploadKey>9ae2700dd470e197b413745e0bce0873</UploadKey>

I followed the instructions on how to configure the Eye-Fi card to deliver photos to your phone, rather than through it. And input the upload key at:

fe fi

I did all that with the EyeFI card in my Mac and after I insert it into my Canon G1X camera take a photo and started scanning in the Fe-Fi app

Nothing happened. What I am doing wrong?
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I happened to have a few minutes spare while waiting for dinner companions to arrive last night, so I installed Fe-Fi on my new Galaxy Nexus... and discovered that an install from scratch (as opposed to an upgrade from a previous version) creates a broken database on the phone. Symptoms are a force close when adding new cards, and similarly when trying to edit cards. I suspect receiving pictures isn't going to work too well either.

While fixing it was easy (I pushed a new version on the spot, before the rest of the dinner party showed up - think of this as the shisha release, and enjoy the image), detecting a broken install and fixing it is a little too hard to bother with, particularly since the broken version was only out for a few days. So if you see those symptoms, uninstall Fe-Fi and then reinstall it.

Also, upgrading phones should preserve your configured Eye-Fi cards, but doesn't seem to. I'll look into that in the next week or two.
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Oops, sorry - now pushed! Blogging about a fix seems like it should be rather lower on the priority list than pushing it, somehow...
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I think this might be a bug report. On the upside, I now know that (a) Fe-Fi works on a Galaxy Tab, and (b) my worries about video transfers blowing out the stack are entirely unfounded, although barely breaking a megabyte per second transfer is nothing to write home about.
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