The future of SkyPilot
 
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It has been a while since we informed you about the future of SkyPilot. The last information you got was that we discontinued the development of the app but keep releasing bug & crash fixes. Today I am very proud to announce that we are going to overhaul SkyPilot in the near future and develop the app actively! πŸ›«πŸš€

Our plans / thoughts 

SkyPilot was created for private pilots and we will add several currently missing entry options. In addition we are planning to launch a sync service which keeps all entries across your devices synchronized. Another service/feature which is currently in our mind is a web application which lets you access your logbook through the browser.

That is a summary of our thoughts on the future of SkyPilot. But there is one more thing which is very important and that is pricing. We can’t provide SkyPilot 3 for free and therefore we thought about a monthly/yearly subscription which won’t be that high, but covers our costs. Β 

Be sure to follow @cyanicspace and @SkyPilotApp on Twitter for updates. You can reach out to us anytime via Twitter or through the support page.Β  πŸš€

Location Dashboard 3.4 Update (formerly Pacific)

With this update we rebrand "Pacific" to "Location Dashboard" which is more precise for a location tracking app. Additionally, we made this change due to bad search results in the App Store and the bad association between Pacific and a location information app.

Furthermore, we changed the app icon, which you can see below: 

 
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To sum it up, everything is like before, except the name and the icon. So check out version 3.4 which also includes bug fixes and stability improvements.

All the best! - Christoph

Christoph Schulz
Pacific 3.1 Update News

Hey there!

We're currently working on Pacific 3.1; an update which includes new features like a theming option where you can choose your favorite colors. Furthermore, we will add new Dashboard items, for example a "County" item. 

That's it for now; if you want to stay up-to-date follow us Twitter @cyanicspace!

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EDIT: Pacific 3.1 update is now available!

Christoph Schulz
Pacific turns 3 - a short visual history

Pacific, formerly known as SkyWidgets, turns three! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ 

You heard right, Pacific is three years old. Since the introduction of iOS 7 which empowered the Notification Center with widgets we knew we wanted to build an app which takes advantage of the new technology. 

First of all, we started with an application which just provided widgets and the settings for them inside the app. A few months later we introduced the first Dashboard view.

 

Pacific (SkyWidgets) 1.2 with Dashboard

 
 
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Pacific (SkyWidgets) 1.x icon

 

About one year later a major update was released. With 2.0 we took the in-app experience to the next level and we changed the name of the app from SkyWidgets to Pacific. 2.0 brought a completely new Dashboard which was configurable and featured more information items about the location.

 

Pacific 2.0 Dashboard

 Pacific 2.0 icon

Pacific 2.0 icon

 

With version 2.0 we also introduced Routes and Quick Dial - a fast way to open a route or start a call directly from the widget. Additionally, we introduced Pacific Pro in this version, which enables more functionality and customization options.

After one and a half year we rewrote Pacific entirely in Swift, gave the Dashboard a new look, overhauled the complete design and user interface. And that's where Pacific 3.0 comes up. The new design and the user interaction abilities are better than ever before. And here it is, the new Dashboard: 

Finally, we want to thank everyone who supported us in the past years! You are amazing and we hope you like Pacific 3.0 as much as we do.

Some facts about Pacific:

  • we shipped over 38 updates since introduction (that's one update in a month!)
  • Pacific has about 45k downloads
  • Our most successful application

Thank you! And stay tuned for new updates & features!

Pacific 3.0 Dashboard

 
Christoph Schulz