Show battery level next to bluetooth devices that support it
The Bluetooth protocol supports battery level reporting. This is used by Android to show the device's battery level when supported and that's pretty useful (it avoids a bad surprise). I think a first step to Bluetooth battery level reporting in Gnome could be in the control panel, next to every device on the list when connected, and/or on the device's window :
Disclaimer: I am not a designer - Modified screenshots from my desktop, sorry for the French !
- rework and validate mockups
Bluez call through D-Bus (
Percentageattribute giving the battery percentage)
- Actually, some more code might be needed to remember the battery state and asking it to Bluez from time to time, it seems to "forget" it when switching to a non-GATT profile with the device.