August 2019 Update

Web Service Over the last couple of days, I have been testing a new way for reliably fetching and caching RSS data from your favourite RSS feeds.  Ironically, my preliminary implementation of this reliable method wasn’t all that reliable usually not adding new articles to the database. Luckily, I caught this issue within 24h and has […]

Marked Read

In the v1.2 release of Elytra, a few users of Elytra started to report unusual behaviour in the app when marking multiple articles as read especially with the backdated articles setting.  This was caused due to an issue with the API of Elytra which behaved unexpectedly due to a misconfiguration in the iOS App. Today’s release […]

Hello, App Store

Elytra 1.0.0 is now generally available on the App Store. There’s also a shiny new website.  From having of the most volatile, overwhelming pre-releases announced on Twitter, to getting some really cool, critical, and supportive Beta Testers, to the Subscriptions rejection a few weeks earlier, my journey with Elytra has been an absolute roller coaster. […]

Public Beta

A warm welcome to all the new Public Beta Testers.  Now that the cheesy stuff is out of the way, let’s get to the meat of this release. What’s new Added a “Open in browser” button to the Article interface. Account Deactivation Implemented Accent colour.  Recommendations interface  Improvements Improves the tinting of the refresh control for […]

Alpha – Week 5

I suppose I underestimated myself when I wrote this. What’s New Authors: Supported publishers have been enhanced with author support. This is currently limited to http://macstories.net and http://sixcolors.com. If you’d like to see support added for your favourite publisher, get in touch. You can now view all posts by a single author and tap on […]