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Carrier 1.2.0 release

This version adds support for Time Sensitive notifications in iOS 15. This way, you can be notified when you need to message someone even if you are in a Focus.

It also improves the experience around sending messages to groups of people. Enjoy!

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Pointedly 2.1.0 release

This version addresses many of the issues you have reported. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Improve color contrast in dark mode
  • Support for external keyboard when entering scores
  • Manage players from scorecard screen
  • Better iPad experience

Thanks for all your kind words and helpful feedback!
-Ben

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Carrier 1.1.0 release

Thanks for all your help and feedback. This version improves the experience of scheduling a message—one of the most important actions!

It also integrates the built-in dark mode with the system dark mode by default. You can choose to override the system setting just for this app if desired.

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Pointedly 2.0.1 release

This fixes an issue some people had migrating their data from the previous version of the app into this new version. In case your data is migrated twice, just go into the game and person lists from the Home Screen and merge the duplicates. Cheers!

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Pointedly 2.0.0 release

Pointedly 2.0 is the biggest update yet. The app was completely rewritten to be even faster, simpler, and more powerful.

iCloud syncing keeps your data safe and consistent across devices.

New game templates make it easy to configure the settings for a game once and use it over and over.

Exciting new stats for games and people let you track victories in a whole new way.

The app comes loaded with some sample data to let you get familiar with the different options.

Game nights have never been so fun or so easy. Instead of fighting over who has to keep score, everyone will clamor to track it in Pointedly.

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🛡 Communication synchronicity

A huge part of seeing and treating others as people, as well as increasing efficiency and productivity, involves understanding when to communicate asynchronously, and when to be synchronous.

We often default to ways of communicating that reduce others to objects and decrease their and our ability to work well. We are inundated with information, and yet spend little time considering different modes of communication and deliberately deciding which to employ.

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Agendum 1.1.0 release

This version is a complete rewrite of the app from the ground up, using SwiftUI, Apple’s latest technology. Some of the highlights include:

  • Integration with system dark mode
  • Connect to external display for presentation
  • Full support for iPadOS features, including multiple windows, multitasking, and trackpad integration

I have had a great time making this update and hope you enjoy using it.
-Ben

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🛡 Remote work thoughts

My manager asked us to write up our thoughts on remote work, as we have all experienced a form of it in this pandemic. I decided I wanted to share my thoughts more broadly. With some edits for a more general audience, the text below is what I sent out.

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