What’s Next for SnipNotes?

The last two and a half weeks have been great! I’ve received so much positive and constructive feedback like never before. Since then I’ve already released three minor updates, which included stability improvements and even some new user requested features, like the new color schema and some additional actions. Of course there are also many feature requests which cannot be implemented in a few days. Today I want to give you a short overview about what’s coming to SnipNotes in the next months. …

SnipNotes 2.0 released

After over five months of development, seven beta releases and countless feedback messages from diligent testers, it's finally here: SnipNotes 2.0 was released on the App Store today and is available for download!

With this update SnipNotes receives a new design and over a dozen new features. An overview is available here, the complete list follows at the end of this news. Thanks a lot to the over a hundred testers and all fellow users, who made SnipNotes what it is today! Have fun with the app, I'm looking forward to your feedback.

Everything is new in May

‘Everything is new in May’ – that’s how an ancient German folk song begins. I’m happy to announce this proverb is also true for SnipNotes – SnipNotes 2.0 is nearly finished and will be released on May 19th! I’m finishing some details right now and you can still sign up for the beta test to send me your feedback. I’ve already covered the main new features in previous blog posts here and here. Today I want to round up the feature preview and talk about some new settings, which will give you a lot more control over the app. …

Happy Birthday SnipNotes!

It’s now exactly one year ago: On February 27th 2015 SnipNotes first saw the light of the App Store! Since its humble beginnings the app has grown quite a lot. It has received several major updates which included features like image support, an app for Apple Watch and splitscreen multitasking. Thank you all for your great support!

The biggest updates is yet to come. The beta is already running (you can still sign up as a beta tester) and today I’m releasing a new beta update which includes a brand new watch app and support for passcodes / Touch ID!  Read more about the details after the break. …

Your connection to snipnotes.de is now encrypted

As of recently every visitor of snipnotes.de gets automatically redirected to the secure, encrypted HTTPS protocol. You will see a little lock icon in the address bar of your browser. An encrypted connection is important when you enter data on a website, e.g. fill out a contact form or write a comment. The encryption ensures that nobody else can read or even modify your data.

The encryption certificate for snipnotes.de was created with the recently launched, free service Let’s Encrypt. If you also host a website on your own server and want to generate a certificate yourself, simply follow the steps in this tutorial.

SnipNotes 1.4 released

Here is your present for St. Nicholas Day: A new SnipNotes update, which lets the app interact even better with everything around. Here is what’s new:

• SnipNotes is now integrated into the share menu of other apps. This way you can quickly add text, URLs and images to SnipNotes as well as save addresses from inside Maps.
• The app now supports keyboard shortcuts for external keyboards and the iPad Pro Smart Keyboard. Hold down the command key to bring up an overview of available hotkeys.
• The accessibility option “VoiceOver” is now supported.

I’m already working a new big update and need your help. I’ve collected a lot of feature requests in the past months and you can now vote for features which are most important for you. You can find the poll right here. 🙂

What’s next for SnipNotes: Integration with iOS 9

It’s been a while since the last post in this series. SnipNotes 1.2 was released about three weeks ago with big new features like image support and an app for Apple Watch. Meanwhile iOS 9 is available, which offers great new integration points for third-party apps. The next SnipNotes update will take full advantage of these new features and is actually closer than you think! Let’s take a look… …

SnipNotes 1.2 released

It’s finally here – the biggest update for SnipNotes yet is now available on the App Store! SnipNotes now works on Apple Watch, can save images, show you locations inside the app, offers new options for the widget and much more!

SnipNotes 1.2

The homepage has also received a few updates: There is a new front page, which has all the important information about the app, including a little video! There is also a contact form on the support page, so you don’t have to rely on your email client anymore.

As always, please contact me with any questions or suggestions.

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