Modem Manager GUI version 0.0.18 released with polkit/systemd support and lots of fixes. List of new features:
- Polkit integration and special policy to avoid frequent password requests on distributions where ModemManager built with polkit support activated (Debian/Ubuntu, OpenSUSE)
- SystemD integration for easy services activation (DBus activation also supported, SystemD is not strictly required)
- Spell checking for SMS messages (using Gtkspell and Enchant)
- Extended traffic consumption statistics
- SMS list multi-selection mode

- Evolution Data Server v.0.0.16 API break
- Crash on start because of NULL values in SMS structure fields
- NDIS devices support
- ...and some other

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11 Oct 2015 by Alex
Modem Manager GUI version 0.0.17 released with oFono support and lots of fixes. New features:
- oFono/Connman supprted as well as ModemManager/NetworkManager
- KDE addressbook contacts export (not sure if it works fine though, additional testing needed)
- Preferred backends can be selected from GUI
- Operations timeouts can be adjusted from GUI
- Autocompletion for names of contacts in New SMS dialog and names of commands in USSD window added
- GNOME-style help added, thanks to Mario Blättermann (it is not finished at moment, but much better than nothing)
- Appdata file added

- Deadlock on connections handling (at least hope so)
- Traffic history for a first day of month
- Sending USSD codes with first symbol '#'
- 3GPP location format (thanks to Graham Inggs)
- Lots of other fixes

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01 Sep 2014 by Alex