Thirstic - The first smart water reminder
Today, I'm very happy to announce that after almost 4 years, my new app Thirstic is available on the App Store! 🎉 Thirstic is the first smart water reminder that adapts to your daily activity and the current weather conditions.
Behind the Scenes: Shipping Thirstic
It was a hot and sunny weekend in Kelowna, British Columbia in July 2015. I've just moved to Canada with my girlfriend, after we both finally received our visas for the International Experience Canada program. I bought a used city bike, mainly for commuting to work, but on this weekend I wanted to explore the surrounding area of this beautiful small city.
How to implement Critical Alerts
Critical Alerts is a new type of opt-in notifications in iOS 12 and watchOS 5.0, that allows to bypass "Do Not Disturb" and the mute switch. This blog post explores how to implement it with a special entitlement that you need to request from Apple.