We are getting ready to release the next Appstore update for the Stack Exchange iOS app – version 1.0.2.

This update will contain the following new features:

  • Achievements Page. All your upvotes and badges in a single place.
  • Realtime Notifications. The app will notify users whenever any of the following information changes serverside:
    • Question details (votes, edits, and new answers)
    • Newest and active Question Listings (on certain sites)
  • Favorite Questions cached for your offline viewing pleasure

We will continue to use our Beta channel testing before we submit an update. (Currently at version If you don't have access to it, you can sign up here.

As always, we welcome your feedback.

  • The realtime notifications thing has been working well, but one request: could you change the color of the update banner to be different from the "request failed" errors? And new comments would be a nice addition to the system too – mhlester Jun 19 '14 at 18:49
  • Is there a way to set whether or not to cache favorites? Some people have hundreds of favorites but are pressed for space on their phones. That said I had no idea it was caching it. Brilliant! – mhlester Jun 19 '14 at 18:55
  • I was part of the Alpha test run, and kept the Alpha version installed, adding the app store version. However, it never got updated after installing the app store release. I am at Anything I need to do to upgrade to the beta? – Martijn Pieters Jun 19 '14 at 19:03
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    @mhlester I'm currently working on caching just 1) you 10 most recently favorited questions and 2) favorite questions you've visited on device. The implementation in the beta channel a naive approach. – Brian Nickel Jun 19 '14 at 19:04
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    @MartijnPieters You should be getting update notifications again in the alpha app. They were broken for a while. If not, you can download from the link in the original email. – Brian Nickel Jun 19 '14 at 19:05
  • @BrianNickel: Found the email, downloading now! – Martijn Pieters Jun 19 '14 at 19:06
  • I'm stuck in an infinite loop with - keeps saying it's not supported and I need to update, so I do; goto 1. Is anyone else experiencing this? – Aaron Bertrand Jun 21 '14 at 5:45
  • @AaronBertrand should be fixed now. See meta.stackexchange.com/questions/234371/… – Arie Litovsky Jun 22 '14 at 14:19

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