Mobile Group Update for June 19, 2013


  • Android Notifications update has been performing well, but some crash bugs are being fixed in a maintenance update.
  • Android NUX iteration is underway, the legwork is there and the UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. is next on the line.
  • Android custom navigation drawer to official drawer conversion may happen soon.
  • WindowsPhone received an update to fix some issues and add Gallery support for self-hosted WordPress installs.
  • BlackBerry got a bug fix update that’s now like to help determine some recent sign-in issues.
  • iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. 3.6.1 adds crashlytics which has helped determine what some serious issues with the app are. 3.6.2 has been submitted to help fix some of the more severe crashes.
  • iOS Native 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. Reader: adding last graphics for the update and now we’re working on performance, testing. Getting seriously close.

What’s Next

  • Android Notifications bug fix update coming up
  • Android NUX UI implementation
  • Android custom nav drawer conversion work (see below and in weekly meeting summary)
  • Maintenance update for legacy BlackBerry app
  • More iOS bug fixes based on Crashlytics findings
  • Keep testing iOS Native Reader UI, tweak last graphics (hopefully getting to the promised 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. soon).

More info in this week’s dev chat summary.