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Meter Readings 5.3 now available

April 4, 2018 Comments off

mricon57 Configuring your meters and rates is now done from the settings (gears) icon. The old meters button lets you fast forward to any given meter (as before).

Auto-backups now keeps up to 5 recent backups (previously 3).

Other minor UI changes.

Hill Lists 6.0 now available

March 31, 2018 Comments off

hlicon57 This is a major rewrite of the app, mainly to enhance the user interface and to allow easier ongoing development.

All the main ways to interact with the app are now readily accessible using the icons at the bottom of the screen: tracking your lists, viewing your ascents, searching all hills in the app, viewing statistics (new!) and viewing nearby hills on a scrollable map.

In addition, I have also made the following changes …

Added support for the iPhone X.

Moved to version 16.0 of the Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH), a relatively minor update.

Added the Dodds – hills in Scotland, England and Wales between 500 and 599.9m high with a drop of at least 30m on all sides.

Renamed the Irish 900s to be Furths (in keeping with the database).

Re-instated regional variants of the Deweys, Hewitts, HuMPs, Marilyns, Nuttalls and Simms (where missing).

The app can now export your ascents in a format used by Hill Bagging (for easy import into their website).

Added two new (darker) colour themes, including night mode.

Finally, please note that you now require iOS 9 or above. Older versions (of iOS and my app) will continue to work, but you will no longer get updates.

If you come across any issues, please get in touch ASAP.

Account Tracker (iOS) 5.5.5 now available

March 3, 2018 Comments off

help Fixed a crash when looking up exchange rates (introduced in my last update). This only affected iOS, not my Mac version.

Apologies to anyone who came across this while using the app.

If you see any other issues, please get in touch.

Account Tracker (iOS and Mac) 5.5.4 now available

February 28, 2018 Comments off

help Fixed a crash that a very small number of users encountered shortly after launching or unlocking the app.

Please let me know if you come across anything (else) not working.

NOTE: this will likely be the last release of Account Tracker that supports iOS 8. My next update will only support iOS 9 and above. Older version of my app (and iOS) will continue to work, but you will no longer get updates.

Account Tracker (iOS and Mac) 5.5.3 now available

February 26, 2018 Comments off

help More minor bug fixes.

Hill Lists 6.0 coming soon

February 25, 2018 Comments off

hlicon57 Over the past few months I have been slowly rewriting my Hill Lists app from scratch. The original code is almost 10 years old, and while I keep it up-to-date with iOS changes, it is fair to say it is not maturing like a good malt! 🙂

In version 6.0, I have completely redesigned the UI to make it a bit more intuitive. All the main ways to interact with the app are now readily accessible using the icons at the bottom of the screen: tracking your lists, viewing your ascents, searching all hills in the app, viewing statistics (new!) and viewing nearby hills on a scrollable map.

I have also added a few new features, including support for the iPhone X, exporting your ascents in a format used by hill-bagging.co.uk and two new colour themes.

I have updated the database to version 16.0 too, adding the Dodds, and re-instating regional variants of the Deweys, Hewitts, HuMPs, Marilyns, Nuttalls and Simms (where missing).

If anyone would like to try this out and give feedback before I release it, please get in touch.

A sample screenshot is included below …

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Account Tracker (iOS and Mac) 5.5.2 now available

February 5, 2018 Comments off

help Minor bug fixes, correcting a few things that people have reported.