iOS 11 Compatibility

Tuesday morning, Apple formally announced the release date for iOS 11: September 19th.

All iOS updates come with change, both good and bad. In most cases, Apple gives us the tools to push our ideas further and our apps improve as a result. Occasionally, they remind us that some apps need extra polish, while others may be ready to retire. iOS 11 is an exciting update, but one that is forcing such change. Below is a list of all of our apps and their compatibility with iOS 11.


Effective 9/19/17:

Knowtify & Daily Sage:
Our latest (and most popular) apps are fully 64-bit and iOS11 compatible! #phew

TimeCruncher:
We’re working on an update, but the current version is 64-bit and iOS11 compatible.

Spam Alert:
Our original flagship app is not yet 64-bit compatible and therefore not available on iOS 11. Tho disappointing, anyone who previously installed the app (in iOS 10 or earlier) will STILL be able to take advantage of the app’s primary feature: warning when spam is calling.

Until we’re able to update the app, new numbers cannot and will not be blocked, but any of the previous numbers (more than 1,500) will continue to be blocked.

POPtorious! & POP Jr!:
Unfortunately, POPtorious (our first app!) and its sister app, POP Jr!, both need a few adjustments before they will be ready to take advantage of iOS 11. We hope to make those adjustments soon so that we can get them back in the app store for existing users to continue playing and for new users to discover.

reFaced:
At this time, we have decided to retire reFaced. When reFaced debuted, it was a popular way to swap faces with your friends and family. But, as bigger, better apps (like Snap) hit the market, we have been unable to keep up. Instead of rebuilding reFaced (from the ground up), we’ve decided to pour our efforts into improving our existing library and creating new and exciting apps.

 

As always, we thank you for your support and appreciate your patience as we update our existing apps.
We have lots of exciting updates and new apps on our roadmap and we look forward to sharing them ALL with you!

 

 

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Very proud to announce that our latest app, Daily Sage, is now inspiring people in more than 31 countries, every day!

Find out more, here!

hAPPy Tuesday!

 

Proud to announce that our latest update is fully compatible with iOS 10, starting today (v1.0.5).
Grab it before Apple releases the update, tomorrow!

 

Updates! | Bug Fixes & iOS 10 Compatibility

Daily Sage Rate and Review

Hello, everyone! Thank you, AGAIN, for downloading Daily Sage and joining us on this inspired journey!
A few of you may have noticed the inability to (directly) rate the app through the settings panel.

We noticed the bug too and have repaired how the app communicates with the App Store!

Sorry for the inconvenience! Please let us know if you uncover any additional glitches! We’ll get them patched ASAP!

iPhone 6

Do you remember back in high school, when we had a “word of the day” calendar to learn new words, to sporadically use throughout the day? It was a great effort to improve our vocabulary and, ultimately increase our SAT scores. I MISS those calendars.

I recently took an international holiday to mentally regroup and on the return flight, I was scrolling through years of inspirational quotes that I’ve collected: A mental pep-talk-routine I have, often. But, I was dismayed: why don’t I have these affirmations daily?

Then, inspiration struck💡!
I ordered a cocktail (to keep the juices flowing 😜) and sketched out the architecture of a new app: Daily Sage.

The app has taken on a wonderful life of its own. It went from being a product to an experience…for me and all those involved.
I’ve been actively recruiting professional entrepreneurs, mental health experts, life coaches, actors, comedians, etc. All looking to share their best life advice.

My first featured contributor recently wrote me this:
“Going back through and re-reading all of these favorite quotes of mine, I’ve realized I was actually speaking to myself this whole time. These were all messages that I selected because they at some point were the very thing I needed to hear. Spending dedicated time with them doing the artwork has been a very lovely walk down memory lane and it’s a huge reminder to keep pursuing our dreams! ;)”

So there it is: a light-weight app that delivers a quick, unobtrusive, inspirational message, every morning.
Daily affirmations to meditate with, appreciate and potentially share.

Try it for FREE, today, on the App Store!

hAPPy thursday!
-christian

TimeCruncher
a few weeks ago, while doing some work [on-site] for a client, i needed to plug my hours into a timesheet.

*thinking*
Ok, i was there from 11:15a until 8:30p. that’s how many hours? well, it’s 45min until noon and 8.5hrs past that. so, 9hrs & 15min?

it’s a simple calculation, but it got all that more difficult when i realized that i needed to then add that value with several others.
there’s gotta be a better way.

so, much like SPAM Alert, the TimeCruncher app was born out of personal necessity.
after sharing the idea with a few friends, it sounded as tho others might be interested in using it too.

TimeCruncher has 2 main functions:

1) it will calculate the hours and minutes between two different times, and…

2) it will tabulate any number of hours and minutes.

we hope it helps those that frequently have to create and submit time sheets, as well as anyone who just needs to calculate time.

it’s now available, ad-free, on the Apple App Store.
go grab it!

Happy Wednesday!

 

-Christian
Chief Software Architect, Brushmedia.com

 

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T2T

 

hAPPy Friday everyone!

i’m happy to announce that our latest utility app, codenamed T2T, has been submitted to the Apple @AppStore.
With just 17 days of design & development, we’re eager for it to be released into the wild. Hopefully, some time next week. Stay tuned!

 

 

June 27, 2014 Apple, iOS 7, iOS App, iPhone, iPod Touch

reFacedApp fixed

Great news friends!

Apple has approved the bug fixes in our reFaced app and has released the new version (v1.0.1) just in time for the wknd.
Head to the @AppStore , update today, and say goodbye to those pesky notifications!

If you haven’t seen some of our latest @reFacedApp contributions, head over to the Instagram gallery, and share yours with the world, by tagging #reFacedApp in your next photo!

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Well, crap!

If you’re a reFaced user, first and foremost, thank you!
Secondly, we’re sorry if you were hit with an annoying bug that we’re just starting to see surface.

We want people to use our app as much as possible, so we integrated a little reminder in case you forget from time to time. It appears that some users are being overwhelmed with a bug that continuously reminds you (with a notification).

While our intention is never to nudge you more than once every few weeks, some users are reporting dozens of notifications in just a few hours.

We’re sorry. That’s annoying and we’d be irritated it too!

We’re working to isolate the bug and will deploy an update ASAP.

In the meantime, if you’d like to disable notifications, you can to so by going to

Settings > Notification Center > reFaced.

Again, please accept our apologies. Our goal is never to bug, bother or annoy.
At Brushmedia, we aim to create “Awesome Apps” that you and your family and friends can play, use and enjoy.

We appreciate your patience as we find and fix this hiccup.

More to come…

Happy Friday!

-Christian
Chief Software Architect, Brushmedia.com

May 30, 2014 iOS 7, iPhone, iPod Touch, reFaced

 

#reFacedApp

Hello gang!

The team and I are proud to announce out latest app: reFaced!

reFaced is a super-simple, super-fun photo utility that allows you to easily swap faces in pictures without fancy software like Adobe Photoshop®.

It couldn’t be easier to use:
Pick a photo of you and a friend (or any picture with two forward-facing people), tap swap and adjust color controls if needed.

Then, you can save the photo to your camera roll (to manipulate or share in any app) or directly share it with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email or SMS!

Check out the photos that others have created (it’s a continuous feed) at the reFaced website!

It’s 100% FREE and we hope that you try it out and begin sharing your photos, today!

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May 9, 2014 Apple, iOS 7, iOS App, iPhone, iPod Touch

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