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March 11, 2022 | Lucy Penn

Product Release – 1.6

Release notes:

  • Live article search (filters and multi-publication search complete)
  • Update to Flutter version 2.23 (significant performance improvements)
  • Improved sharing experience
  • Make status bar visible on iOS
  • Support for the Google Admob SDK
  • Navbar behaviour on article view
  • Fix for Apple’s Private Relay beta feature
  • Google Play App bundles, App signing, Billing Library and Target SDK
  • Live article search
    We are now indexing articles from the live feeds alongside pages from the replica. When enabled in the apps there are filters present so that the user can select Articles or Pages, and also choose a date range from which to return the results.

    Update to Flutter version 2.23
    Significant performance improvements to loading of articles and app responsiveness

    Improved sharing experience
    App now allows for a richer text description and a promotional subscription link
    Applies to email, whatsapp, text messaging and other messaging applications
    Social Media sharing will continue to share image and headline

    Make status bar visible on iOS

    Support for the Google Admob SDK

    Navbar behaviour on article view
    Navbar at the top of the article view will now move out of view when the user is reading an article, then return when swiping up. This applies to both the live article view and the e-edition article view

    Fix for Apple’s Private Relay beta feature

    Google Play App bundles, App signing, Billing Library and Target SDK