The version uploaded to the market last night makes notifications work with Android versions 2.3.*. This has saved my ship numerous times already this beta by reminding me to login JackBlackIV has been helping me test and upon receiving his first notifications of being attacked said:
Couldn't have said it better, definitely worth downloading if you have an Android phone! Search the market for "Violet Sector".<JackBlackIV> this rocks
Coming soon, EOT and jump reminders.