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Gluon is a highly opinionated, but customisable, cross platform app for Android and iOS for

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Gluon version 2022.1 has been released for iOS. Release notes are here.

Gluon version 2022.1 has been submitted for review 🤞❤️

News on the Gluon front… I won’t be releasing any updates until the new year now. It’s something I wanted to do, but decided against it for now. Just want to take it slow.


Gluon TestFlight 2021.3 (Build 14) on iOS.

Hello dear testers,

Welcome to the next build of Gluon.

In this specific release, I have the following tweaks for you:

This build is also going out to the slow release cycle.

Happy testing. Let me know any issues.


If you’re on the Gluon TestFlight… please keep an eye out for a small update. It’s to debug push notification problems. So if you’re not receiving any, but have activated it, send me your device token length (found in the notifications settings area at the bottom):

For any of you on iOS, running Gluon, there is a new TestFlight build out ✌️❤️

Ah, so sorry if your push notifications are no longer working for Gluon. The certificate expired and I need to update it. Will do so in the next few days — enjoy the quiet time 😝

Gluon 2021.2 has been released for Android 🥳 Release notes are here.

Gluon is ready for the October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge. Enjoy and happy picture taking! ✌️❤️ 📷

Just released a new Gluon beta for Android, 2021.2 build 47. There is now the ability to edit replies for paid accounts (find it in the "more" screen) amongst many other changes from the last beta.

Hope to officially release this next week ✌️

Hoping to make a small dent into the Gluon Universe this week and finish the Android update that’s been waiting for me...

Asking for anyone using Gluon, that app for… what is the one feature you would like to see improved in the next release (that reads… existing feature and not anything I haven’t shipped). Let me know.

If you’re running the Gluon TestFlight build for iOS, please download the App Store version. It’s due to expire and there won’t be a new build for another few weeks.

BTW, I was totally kidding about Gluon being built with Electron for the Mac. The dev team of one had a talk and decided it’s not worth the dev resources. No further long blog post required to talk about my reasoning.