Bug fixes and performance improvements.
** App Store Best of 2014 **
** Apple Design Award 2014 Winner **
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- January 08, 2014 Initial release
- February 24, 2014 New version 1.1
- April 03, 2014 New version 1.1.1
- May 15, 2014 New version 1.2.0
- June 29, 2014 New version 1.2.1
- August 20, 2014 New version 1.3.0
- September 13, 2014 New version 1.5.0
- September 17, 2014 New version 1.5.1
- September 18, 2014 New version 1.5.2
- October 03, 2014 New version 1.5.3
- November 12, 2014 New version 1.5.4
- December 20, 2014 New version 1.5.5
- March 02, 2015 New version 1.6.0
- March 24, 2015 New version 1.6.1
- April 27, 2015 New version 1.7.1
- April 29, 2015 New version 1.7.2
- June 08, 2015 New version 1.7.3