September 17, 2015

iPhemeris, iOS 9 and iCloud

As people migrate to iOS 9 from earlier versions of iOS, we’ve been getting an increased number of accusatory emails and feedback asserting things like: “your App lost all my Astrology charts in iCloud”. First, let me assure you, iPhemeris did not lose your chart data. It is most likely all still there in iCloud. In fact nothing has changed in our code relative to iCloud and the way Astrology Charts are stored in over a year! Here is what likely did happen and some solutions for fixing it. In both iOS 8 and iOS 9, Apple made changes to the way iCloud worked to improve stability and reliability. In both these versions of iOS, users have been required to upgrade all the data (not just iPhemeris data) in their iCloud accounts to newer formats. After you’ve upgraded to the new version of iOS and when signing into iCloud for the first time, a message about this pops up, unfortunately many don’t bother to read it and don’t realize what is about to happen. And during both of these conversions (to iOS 8 or iOS 9) when you convert one device, you must convert all devices else data on unconverted devices will no longer sync with data on newer devices and vice versa. […]
September 1, 2015

v9.7 iPhemeris Astrology App For iPhone Update Available Now

iPhemeris Astrology App for iPhone was just updated to Version 9.7 and is available now in the iTunes App store. Get the update here: iPhemeris in iTunes App Store v9.7 Release Notes New – Report listing all points on charts, includes House and Declination. New – Settings for toggling things on or off on the astrology chart wheels: Toggle display of aspects on the wheel. Toggle display of astrological House numbers. Toggle display of astrological decanates. Toggle display of Mc, Asc, Ic when they are same as the house cusps. New – Sky Now Features: Sky Now got it’s own independent Orb settings. Sky Now chart wheel can be time stepped. New – Added 2 more house systems: Alcabitious & Vedic. Improved – Chart display has bigger fonts and better spacing. Improved – Use a long press de-select all selected charts and select the pressed. Fixed – iOS 8 chart sizing issue in landscape.