• MobileNotifier Adds MobileReply

    Despite Peter Hajas's announcement about taking a break from MobileNotifier, it has not stopped him and his graphic designer, Kyle Adams, from releasing their promised quick reply capability deemed MobileReply. In an exclusive interview with ModMyi, Peter talked about and demoed some of MobileNotifier beta4 and mentioned that a quick reply capability was in the works. It was unknown when it would be released at the time but Peter and Kyle have been working tirelessly to get this implementation out and available to users.

    MobileReply is completely internal and runs directly with the native SMS client. The interface is clean, solid, and flows well with the iOS SpringBoard. It is without a doubt that this implementation has gone through a ton of testing and polishing until it worked to absolute perfection.

    The MobileNotifier beta5 release, named Ecstatic Eggo, also includes a brand new dashboard, full text view, and improved speed all around. On top of this, the alert notifications are re-designed and simplified and now you're able to recall the last notification via an Activator command. Lockscreen bugfixes are included also. As a package, this release is revolutionary and a great addition to MobileNotifier's already stable platform. This is the greatest release since the inception of the project and is a "last hurrah before his absence" Hajas says. Beta5 is not only a cutting edge release but is a firm reminder that Hajas has not left for good and shall be returning in the near future.

    Peter released a video demo of the new features in beta5 Ecstatic Eggo:

    MobileNotifier is free, open-source, and available on the following repo:

    To keep up on information about MobileNotifier and other developments by Peter and Kyle, follow them both on Twitter. Another great source of information is Peter Hajas's blog so check it out. Expect a complete re-design of Peter's blog soon.

    Source(s): Peter Hajas, Kyle Adams, Peter Hajas - Blog
    This article was originally published in forum thread: MobileNotifier Adds MobileReply started by Joshua Tucker View original post
    Comments 30 Comments
    1. keenpois0n's Avatar
      keenpois0n -
      cool, downloaded it.
      ..not that I really care, but why isn't this in the modmyi repo?
    1. LSZ33's Avatar
      LSZ33 -
      Just downloaded as well not that I'll need it much where I'm heading.
    1. lfc_'s Avatar
      lfc_ -
      Yep it's a fantastic update, I'm loving it. Interface is beautiful
    1. Joshua Tucker's Avatar
      Joshua Tucker -
      Quote Originally Posted by keenpois0n View Post
      cool, downloaded it.
      ..not that I really care, but why isn't this in the modmyi repo?
      Because he's had his own repo from the start. Also, it gives him a little more flexibility because he can upload bug fixes and releases faster as he operates the repo himself.
    1. shawnie53's Avatar
      shawnie53 -
      Very awesome. Thank you. Does not yet work with BiteSMS. Any progress on that front?
    1. CsSxPlay3r's Avatar
      CsSxPlay3r -
      I love the idea, but wish there was more to it. For some reason the quick reply doesnt work on the lockscreen, theres no way to get the reply field back on the screen if u take too long to reply and disappears making you go into the messaging app instead. Like I said, I like the idea it has going, but there needs to be more options and to be able to get a statusbar icon like bitesms to click our textmessages to minimize or maximize the messages.
    1. shawnie53's Avatar
      shawnie53 -
      Very awesome. Thanks. Still does not work with BiteSMS though. Any progress on that front?
    1. Joshua Tucker's Avatar
      Joshua Tucker -
      Quote Originally Posted by shawnie53 View Post
      Very awesome. Thanks. Still does not work with BiteSMS though. Any progress on that front?
      As Peter is taking a break from MobileNotifier for a little while, biteSMS functionality won't be coming soon. He hasn't mentioned any progress of the implementation either or if it's still even an option.
    1. mortopher's Avatar
      mortopher -
      Any conflicts with irealsms?
    1. z3r01's Avatar
      z3r01 -
      is this better then irealsms
    1. Mobster103's Avatar
      Mobster103 -
      Any chance you can make the quick reply work with text free...?
    1. z3r01's Avatar
      z3r01 -
      Quote Originally Posted by mortopher View Post
      Any conflicts with irealsms?
      im pretty sure it will have conflict
    1. MacDevil7334's Avatar
      MacDevil7334 -
      So after waiting for months for the beta to move a bit further along, I decided to take the plunge and download beta 5 today. Very impressed overall! One small thing that gets on my nerves though: if I ignore an alert until it goes away and then clear it later in the dashboard, the badge on the app's icon does not get dismissed as well. I still have to open the app before the badge will clear (which pretty much defeats the purpose of the dashboard). Is this a bug or did I miss a setting that controls this behavior?
    1. coolguy742's Avatar
      coolguy742 -
      beast! i just got it lol
    1. carlbgc's Avatar
      carlbgc -
      Because it's beta.
    1. danish1394's Avatar
      danish1394 -
      MobileNotifier <--- the best tweak ever love it
    1. ericmac017's Avatar
      ericmac017 -
      hmm looks cleaner than bitesms which i currently use.. might have to try this out, hopefully it's themeable
    1. TheDirtyDiddler's Avatar
      TheDirtyDiddler -
      Has the previous issue of this tweak overriding your selected text tone to the default one been fixed?
    1. gthugballin's Avatar
      gthugballin -
      how do i get my normal notification on my lockscreen to go away... its annoying to have mobile notifier pop up and the regular one popping up.
    1. peterboi's Avatar
      peterboi -
      2 problems with this tweak.

      1. the normal iphone notification still appears on the lockscreen.
      2. when canceling a text via the new notification bar at the top of the screen the message app will still have a badge.
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