Other Things

(a blog)

Other Things is the blog of Things Made Out Of Other Things, makers of Eucalyptus – the library, to go – for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

iPhone 5 and Eucalyptus

Did you get an iPhone 5 today?

We're jealous - ours hasn't arrived yet, and we got our order in just a bit too late to be in today's batch. We're looking forward to using Eucalyptus on ours when it does arrive just as much as you are though.

The current version of Eucalyptus was, you might have noticed, recently updated for iOS 6. This is the version of iOS that's on the new iPhone 5, so it should work very well. You'll notice when you use it, though, that the book pages are the same size as they were …

Eucalyptus 1.3.1

Apple has now approved the Eucalyptus 1.3.1 update. This should fix the problems that some users with iPhone 3G and iPod Touch devices running iOS 4 have been experiencing.

Of course, Eucalyptus still looks great on the iPhone 4.

Eucalyptus Looks Great on iPhone 4

Just in time for the July 4th weekend, Eucalyptus 1.3 is out! This is not a major feature update (hence the only-0.1 version number bump), but it does provide full support for iOS 4 features, and iPhone 4. We're excited about it - and delighted to be using it!

On all devices running the iOS 4 update that are also capable of multitasking Eucalyptus will stay 'alive' in the background, allowing you to get back to your book from other apps even faster (and we thought we were fast before!) It will also download books in the background, so you …

Euclayptus on the iPhone in latest Apple TV commercials

We're pleased to see that Apple has selected Eucalyptus to be one of the apps installed on the iPhone in their latest TV commercials. We think it's in great company.

Sharp-eyed viewers will see the icon in the Dine and Nature ads, as the finger reaches to launch other apps.

On the TV!