by Joe White
September 2, 2011
The popular Growl client for iPhone, Prowl, has recently received a major update adding iPad support, a new design, offline access to notifications and much, much more. As outlined in the application's release notes, "overall" changes made to the app include:
And changes to the app's settings include:
- iPad support (universal!)
- Offline access to notifications
- Cleaner, smaller and more refined notification list
- Internal browser for opening links
Furthermore, a variety of miscellaneous changes and bug fixes have also been made to the application, meaning it now runs smoother than ever. If you're not familiar with Prowl, this handy app "pushes" Growl notifications on a desktop computer to an iOS device. The service essentially meaning iOS users can receive notifications for pretty much anything. Currently, Prowl is available to download in the App Store for $2.99. It's a universal app now, and is certainly worth taking a look at. Check out the latest version of the application, and feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.
- Added "Do Not Disturb" preference: forces on quiet hours while enabled.
- Added option "Redirects Use Safari" to control internal browser.
- Added "collapse notifications" option; tap to expand notifications in the list.
- Added "logout" to settings, and removed Prowl from main Settings application.
- Added 'About' page. Includes a quick 'email' shortcut to include debug information.
- Moved settings to the toolbar.
Prowl: Growl Client