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ClearCheckbook iPhone App Approved

6/27/2010 in ClearCheckbook Updates


The iPhone app has been approved and is available in the App Store to download right now.

You read more about the iPhone App, view screenshots and find a download link here.

Comments for this post:

Yipee!
It's there and now on my phone. So excited to try it out!
by mandsguse on Jun 28, 2010
Love it!
It's great. The CheckBot is convenient but this makes it so much easier. Thanks for your hard work. If I wasn't already a premium member I would be upgrading.
by ctfeet on Jun 28, 2010
Great resource gets even better!
Thanks so much!
by AtchleyCheckbook on Jun 29, 2010
Yay!
I'm going to download it right now. Thanks for providing an app for iPhone users.
by anijhenry on Jun 29, 2010
Hate to be a wet blanket...
But I'm really disappointed by the iPhone app. I've been waiting for it for a long time, so it was a downer to discover that it's actually more cumbersome to use than the webapp.

The good news is that some relatively minor UI changes would fix most of my issues with the app. Some specific suggestions:

-Drop the UIAlert window that keeps popping up to display "Loading Data..." - it's annoying and unnecessary. Just add a UIActivity spinner and loading message into the main window somewhere instead.

-In all of the various views, tapping anywhere in a tablecell with a detail disclosure arrow should take me to the detail view - don't make me hunt around to find the tiny touch area on the arrow itself. (Also, in the Account view, tapping a tablecell so it's highlighted and then hitting the detail disclosure arrow seems to crash the app in iOS4.)

-In the New Transaction/Edit Transaction views, I should be able to add/edit the fields within the same view, instead of having to tap through each one to a detail view. (This is probably the thing that annoys me most - it's so many unnecessary taps just to enter one transaction.)

-If I have a default account enabled in Preferences, new transactions should have that account selected by default, instead of making me pick it every time.

Some nitpicky stuff:

-Why the abbreviated "More Txns" button under the Transaction list? I would change it to just read "More", and also add an "Add" button to the left so I don't have to hunt-and-peck the small + button in the toolbar. I'd also shave down the green bar height so it's just tall enough for the buttons - there's a lot of wasted space there.

-The aforementioned + button in the toolbar could be made a little wider, and could also use a larger icon to make it more distinct.

-Would be nice to see some of the very nice styling from the website in the app, instead of the default (boring) tableview backgrounds and colors.

Sorry if this is excessively negative. I know the app is free, but I just don't feel, in its current state, that it's a good representation of the great service you provide via the website. But it could be with a little work and UI polish, so I hope you'll take this as constructive criticism instead of random carping. Thanks!






by tripletee on Jul 1, 2010
App Crashing
App crashes when viewing transaction details (usually after 1 or more). If you enter a wrong login password, app crashes. Would be nice to have a default account when you enter in new transactions, to save you from having to select your most used account.

Also when you delete/add/etc. a transaction, a glitch keeps the transactions from showing up on the history list correctly when it refreshes.
by amielpowell911 on Aug 13, 2010
App Crashing
I really don't like to use my iPhone to manage my clearcheckbook.com but found myself needing to lookup a charge the other day. I have both the app and the website on the iPhone, I first went to the app and like the previous post it crashed when I needed the details on the charges. I then went to the website and it was more informative then the app and it didn't crash. I'm sure you will update the app and enhance it too but for now I will only use the website for looking up info. Probably the biggest feature is to see the register at a glance.

Thanks for all of your hard work.
by gmeyer8 on Aug 20, 2010
Reminders incorrect
Reminders (recurring transactions) are not working correctly on my iPhone version (downloaded 5-28-2012). The data is completely wrong when compared to the correct data on the web site.
by jcwoertz1 on May 28, 2012

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