Mobile Group Update for June 5th, 2013


  • Android Notifications: we’re fixing a few bugs that turned up during the betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process..
  • WordPress for iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. 3.6, the NUX update (better welcome guide and log in/sign up process) has been released. 🙂
  • iOS Native Reader project for An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. blogs progresses. Currently working on a reblogging feature and improvements for the iPad. A rough beta was planned for this week but may slip to next given the remaining tasks.
  • Windows Phone: We’ve planned a new release to address the top five bugs and enable galleries for self-hosted blogs.

What’s Next

  • Android Notifications: release date has been pushed out to June 10th to address some bugs revealed during the beta.
  • WPiOS 3.6: A small bug-fix release to address some minor issues and other bugs not specifically related to 3.6.
  • iOS Native Reader: Hoping for a rough beta by the end of this week but may slip to next given the tasks remaining.

More in this week’s dev chat summary.