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A bunch of app updates!

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Hey, everyone! As I prepare to take a break from my usual projects for a few weeks, I have been releasing several app updates recently. Rather than writing separate posts about each one, I decided that it would the most sense to write one giant post about all of them at the end of the month. So, here’s what’s new in the updates that have been released (or will be rolling out shortly) over the last week! Violoncello for iOS v1.1 Over the last few days, I haven’t released just one update for the iOS version of Violoncello, but instead two! This was not my original plan, but I submitted an update earlier today that fixes a minor bug that I discovered. It’s still waiting for review, but it should be out soon. Anyway, the much more notable update for the iOS version of Violoncello was released a few days ago, and it makes a few important improvements to the app. For example, the URL bar’s context menu now features a “paste and go” option. This may seem pretty minor, but it is definitely han

Compliment Moi for iOS just got a major update and redesign!

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Hey, everyone! Today, I am very excited to announce that Compliment Moi for iOS is about to receive a major new update. It's currently waiting for review at the time I'm writing this, but it should hopefully be approved very soon. Anyway, version 1.3.0 brings a lot of improvements to the app, so here's what's new: Compliment Score: This fun new feature helps you keep track of how many times you compliment yourself. Compete with your friends and family to get the highest score! UI Improvements: Many parts of Compliment Moi have been redesigned to make it even easier and more fun to use! It now features a snazzy tab layout, and I have also gone ahead and added a splash screen to the app. Other Fixes: Finally, this update makes several changes behind the scenes and squashes some bugs. With any luck, as I mentioned earlier, this update will hopefully be available on the App Store within the next day or two. Until then, be sure to keep and eye out for it! Anyway, thanks

Violoncello for iOS is now available worldwide!

Hey, everyone! Today, I'm excited to say that Violoncello for iOS is finally available for download worldwide. Just like here in the States, you can get it from the App Store listing . That's about all there is to say, so enjoy!

A massive update for the Android version of Violoncello!

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Greetings, everyone! Today, I am very excited to announce that I have released a positively massive update for the Android version of Violoncello: v1.7.0. Not only does it bring a plethora of changes and improvements to the app's UI, but it also introduces quite a few exciting new features. So, without further ado, here's what's new! New Bookmarks Manager:  Violoncello for Android has historically had a somewhat basic bookmarks manager. While it got the job done, it lacked polish and was less advanced than its iOS counterpart. As a result, I decided to make a new bookmarks manager for this update! It can be accessed by the new bookmarks button on the navigation bar, and it displays your bookmarks in a list of cards. Not only are they automatically alphabetized, but you can easily filter them by a quick search. Additionally, managing them is very intuitive and easy to get the hang of, especially if you are familiar with how LifeBoard works. Basically, you can tap on a bookma

Introducing Violoncello for iOS!

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Hey, everyone! As many of you probably know, Violoncello has quickly become one of my most important projects in recent times. In the last several months, the Android version of it has grown exponentially, and it has reached the point of being my most successful app yet. As a result, a few months ago, I decided that it was time to make an iOS version of it. So that’s what I did! Violoncello for iOS is largely the same as its Android counterpart, as it is still a text-only web browser. This means that a lot could be ported over from the Android version to its iOS counterpart, so they do share many features. That being said, there are still some notable UI and feature differences. The iOS version lacks some of the newer features of the Android version like finding text and printing pages, but it does offer some new ones like a more intuitive bookmark manager. It is also important to mention the iOS version still has plenty of customization options, and some of them can be unlocked by upg

Waiting For Review

I’ve only really been an iOS developer for a few months now, but I think I can say with confidence at this point that waiting for Apple to review your app is one of the most stressful parts of the whole experience. The App Store is known for its exclusivity, and it’s not particularly pleasant to wonder if Apple will like your idea—or at least your execution of it—well enough to approve the app you put hours of work into. Today, I am equally excited and terrified to say that the iOS app that I have been working on for the last few months is now waiting for review on the App Store. If all goes well, this app should be out within the next few days. If not, it may never see the light of day. This is not exactly a comforting thought, but it’s the reality of making iOS apps and publishing them on the App Store. As of now, however, all we can really do is wait and see what happens. I’ll let you know how things turn out either way. After all, I feel that it is important to share what’s going o