60Hz turns 2.3

We have been working very hard for the last few weeks designing and building the next iteration of 60Hz. Here’s a quick overview of the highlights of this release...

DOWNLOAD: 60Hz for iPhone // 60Hz for iPad

We have a Wishlist

(aka watchlist for trakt folks)

Wishlist is something you can use alongside your 60Hz TV and Movie libraries. Next time you get a recommendation from a friend or read a review and want to check out a movie or a TV show, simply search and add it to your wishlist!

When we designed the wishlist, we wanted it to be a unique user experience.

On the iPhone, you get beautiful fanart for each show and movie. As you scroll, the posters exert gravity to give the feeling of each item on your list "competing for your attention" as they go in and out of view.

Please excuse my lousy emulator screen capture with jerky animations. Your experience will be buttery smooth ;)

On the iPad, we have a completely different experience. Your wishlist is transformed to a beautiful magazine layout for you to browse!

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60Hz is a little more social

For trakt users, you always could check-in to trakt, which in turn checked-in on Twitter and Facebook. However, real social interaction happens when your friends hear your opinion on what you just saw. Did you love the movie? Why you were outraged at that Game of Thrones episode? -- these are the things that gets the conversations going. When you mark an item, now you can choose to start a conversation on Facebook or Twitter. We will even attach a beautiful show summary link from trakt.tv to give your thoughts some context. We only ask that you keep our #60HzApp on to give us a little exposure ;).

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Faster than ever!

We ripped out our image caching system to substituted a new one. In fact, it is the same caching system used on your Facebook app. You will notice a huge performance boost in the app while scrolling graphics heavy pages like the library and faster load times on the images. As an added bonus, the new system keeps storage use to a minimum, while will allow you to squeeze in a few more apps on your phone!

New toolbar for the iPhone

Yep, we ran out of space for more icons! We tried many different things and finally settled on a design where you can swipe down on the toolbar to reveal more features. In the settings menu, you can change the order of these icons so you can keep your favourite features on top.


Designing #60Hz toolbar for the new version out on Friday! #60HzApp by @darkvaderdin

No longer vanilla Big Bang

We added a whole lot of fanart to take over our regular Big Bang Theory poster. Why have one when you can have… more! Now the big poster on the mainlist automatically rotates between shows in your library. Makes things more fun!

Re-check-in watched episodes

Because a second, third, fourth viewing of Community is… normal. Trakt only.


Hold down on posters in the library view for show settings

There’s a cool slide to delete feature too!!

 

iOS7 support

Mostly fixing things Apple broke… Note how 60Hz fit right in with the new iOS7 designs :).

 

Lots of little big fixes and improvements all around. So enjoy and we hope you are totally getting your money’s worth!! We hope to be the best TV companion app on the store. So join our community pages on Facebook / Google+ or follow us on Twitter to stay up to date and influence future directions. Go to UserVoice to voice out opinions and tell us about what you enjoy and hate. Finally, leave us an updated review on the App Store. More people buying the app will allow us to spend more time improving it!

#60HzApp

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Enjoy ;)

DOWNLOAD: 60Hz for iPhone // 60Hz for iPad