CommView 3.1

CommView 3.1 is now available. The port selection list is updated to include the description for each COM port such as: “Acme USB-to-Serial device”. This will be helpful to know which port is the desired port to connect. The port lists will now automatically update if a USB serial adapter is plugged in or removed.

Text mode display is improved to fix an issue with the line wrap not showing correctly. Backspace is also improved.

Gift Exchange Lite 1.1.3

Gift Exchange Lite 1.1.3 is now on the App Store.

The Lite version had not been updated in a long time. This brings in many improvements from the full version Gift Exchange Mobile.

Added dark mode support. Improved various display messages. Added a prompt before sending or printing notifications that the iOS send or print screens will be visible, and the lower part of the screen may be covered to keep from seeing the names as they are sent.

Added iOS 13 context menus to simplify operation. Touch and hold an exchange name to show a context menu to rename the exchange or share the exchange. When the exchange participant list is showing touch and hold a participant name to send or print a notification for that person.

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Gift Exchange Mobile 1.1.2

Gift Exchange Mobile 1.1.2 is now on the App Store. It has various display and ease-of-use improvements. Now when upon first time use it automatically displays the new exchange prompt. When a new exchange is created it automatically displays the add person prompt. After each person is added it prompts for “Add Another?”. Help tips are improved. Fixed problem that in some cases bottom names in list might not be selectable.

Quick Quiz iOS compatibility

Due to an Xcode bug the latest Quick Quiz Mobile app may crash when attempting to create or edit a quiz on iOS 13.1 or earlier. An update will be released soon to correct this.

Quick Quiz 1.1 now on the App Store

Quiz Quiz 1.1 is now on the App Store. It is updated for iOS 13. A new feature allows quizzes to be made with images for answers. An example quiz is available for download “Music” category “Bass Clef Notes”. Quick Quiz also now supports dark mode. For graphic images that are symbols such as the musical notes dark mode looks good with the colors inverted. Quick Quiz will do this if a png graphic file is selected with and underscore as the last character of the filename, such as “image3_.png”