September 28, 2009 in Productivity (E)
[prMac.com] Bangor, Maine - Hog Bay Software today releases WriteRoom.iPhone 2.1. For people who want to write and take notes on their iPhone. WriteRoom is a distraction free writing environment. Unlike Notes, WriteRoom provides a clean interface and tether free syncing. Version 2.1 adds:
* TextExpander support
* Optional startup password
* Settings are now accessed within app
* New option to lock screen orientation
* Sync service is out of beta and is open sourced
To celebrate the integration of WriteRoom with TextExpander, Hog Bay Software and SmileOnMyMac are both offering a special 48-hour sale on WriteRoom.iPhone and TextExpander touch. Until September 30 at 12 noon Pacific Time, WriteRoom.iPhone and TextExpander touch will be only $1.99 each, a 60% discount off the regular price of $4.99 each.
WriteRoom.iPhone's sync service has been taken out of beta and open sourced. The sync website url changed from www.writeroom.ws to www.simpletext.ws. The www.writeroom.ws site will remain active so that you can retrieve your old synced documents. The open source server code is suitable for self hosting, you can download the latest code from github.
Inspired by WriteRoom for OS X. When you purchase WriteRoom.iPhone, you'll get a $5 off coupon that can be used when purchasing the Mac OS X version of WriteRoom or TaskPaper.
* Requires iPhone 3.0 Software Update
* Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch
* Wi-Fi support requires access to wireless network
* SimpleText.ws sync requires Google ID (Free) and network access
Pricing and Availability:
WriteRoom.iPhone 2.1 may be purchased from the iTunes App Store for $1.99 (USD) (Limited Time). It's a free update for existing WriteRoom.iPhone 1.0 users.
Located in Bangor, Maine, Hog Bay Software was founded in 2001 by Jesse Grosjean. Hog Bay Software is also the creator of WriteRoom and TaskPaper for the Mac, and of WriteRoom, Bubbles and Letters for the iPhone. Copyright 2001-2009 Hog Bay Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.