What's New

Release Notes :: Alien Blue (iPad) 2.2.0

New Features:

- Brand new Canvas/Image galleries
- Optimal Album view
- Canvas support for GIFs and Videos
- Slideshow with Autoplay (also supports GIFs & Videos)
- Canvas now supports TV-Out/Apple TV and takes full advantage of your TV's viewing area
- Support for Canvas inside comment threads
- Clipboard detection for Reddit links

Moderation Tools:

- Ability to approve/remove posts
- Ability to approve/remove comments
- Template-based messages & comments to notify posters of moderation activity
- Full iCloud backup & sync of moderator templates across iOS devices
- Access to Mod Queue, Removed and Reported posts
- Subject line is now available in Mod Mail
- Tapping on a Mod-mail notification will now take you straight to your Mod inbox

Improvements:

- Ability to view high-resolution images on older devices
- Ability to view large GIFs in optimal mode
- YouTube videos now load with zero clutter and play automatically
- Improved stability for albums with multiple GIFs
- Improved performance and memory handling for YouTube playback
- Canvas now supports top/new/controversial sorting
- Canvas now supports searching
- Canvas images will require a tap to protect from spoilers
- Tapping an Image/GIF in Optimal allows full dimension TV/Out
- Optimal switch now remembers your preference based on content type (gifs, videos, articles etc.)
- Ability to choose Instapaper Mobilizer, Readability, or Alien Blue's native layout for reformatting articles
- Added ability to save/share individual album photos
- Triple-tap header bars to switch between day/night mode
- Added support for sharing via Tumblr
- UI improvements to comments header bar
- Revised UI for switching post order
- Revised UI for searching posts
- Ability to order search results by number of comments
- Minor UI improvements to Inbox screen (major revisions coming soon)
- Faster launch times
- /u/ links are now displayed natively inside Alien Blue
- Added highlight and confirmation around comment deletion
- Subreddit sidebar now presents links to threads and other subreddits natively
- Added ability to copy a permalink for a comment to clipboard

Fixes:

- Fixed: Comments occasionally displaying an empty space where the text should be
- Fixed "Image not found" errors on some Imgur links
- Fixed: Posts/comments not scrolling to the top when tapping status bar
- Fixed: Link to another comment inside the same post/thread not working
- Fixed: Rotation quirks (causing stretched text in comments)
- Fixed: Duplicate items appearing in Canvas
- Fixed: Typing a subreddit manually attempts to autocorrect
- Fixed: API cookie issue when switching accounts
- Fixed: Browser times out while loading large albums
- Fixed: Photos/GIF occasionally causing optimal switch to rapidly move backward and forward
- Fixed: Occasional crashes when manually clearing cache
- Fixed: Image cache not routinely clearing
- Fixed: HTML characters rendering incorrectly in canvas titles
- Fixed: Potential crash when rendering posts on non-retina devices
- Fixed: Switching to Night/day mode occasionally causes some comments to be in the wrong color
- Fixed: Facebook sharing
- Fixed: Evernote sharing

Optimal Browser Additions:

- DeviantArt
- SoundCloud
- Memedad
- Livememe
- Popular comic sites (XKCD, SMBC, C&H, Dilbert etc)
- Flickr
- Instagram

App Description

Alien Blue for iPad is the natural evolution of Reddit for a large touchscreen device. It is feature packed, and designed to let you interact with Reddit like never before.

With all of the features of it's iPhone counter part, Alien Blue for iPad packs even more features, including:

* Retina Graphics for the New iPad
* Sliding navigation to quickly browse posts and subreddits.
* Discover subreddits by topic & interest
* Thumbnail previews for links inside comments
* Night mode option for very low backlight and reduced contrast.
* Four color themes
* Ability to search Reddit's archive of posts
* Manage your subreddits (including Subscribing and Grouping)
* Add / Create Posts (and Self Threads)
* Multiple / Novelty Account Support
* One-Tap Imgur Integration when posting (and when commenting)
* One-Tap Quoting
* One-Tap to "View All Images" in comments
* Large buttons for embedded links
* "Orange Envelope" notifications from your Reddit inbox while you browse.
* Post, and edit your comments
* Exclude posts based on keywords
* Easily identify which comments are made from the Post creator. This is especially developed for AMA and AskReddit style threads.
* Collapsable comments
* Hide-All feature. Get fresh results every time. (syncs automatically with your hidden posts on the Reddit server).

The Reddit Alien logo, trademark and trade dress are trademarks owned by Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. and are used under license.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 27, 2013 New version 2.3.1
September 26, 2013 New version 2.3.0
September 06, 2013 New version 2.2.0
February 22, 2013 New version 2.1.2
May 20, 2012 New version 2.1.1
May 12, 2012 New version 2.1.0
September 14, 2010 Initial Release

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