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Big Numerous update hits the app store

By Sara Isenberg
Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat

February 26, 2015 — Santa Cruz, CA

[Santa Cruz Tech Beat previously published Introducing Numerous for iPad (December 4, 2014).]

Numerous announces big update featuring real-time updates and notifications from Google Sheets, Tesla, and SpaceX rocket launches, moon phases, and eclipses. Download it for iOS.

For Santa Cruzans, Numerous is exploring ways to bring comprehensive surf and tide data into the app so surfers know when that epic swell rolls in.

Highlights of the new update include:

  • Tesla channel for Numerous app so you can monitor your Tesla Model S.
  • The ability to track any number or date in a Google Sheets spreadsheet and be notified when it changes or when it exceeds a threshold you set.
  • The ability to keep up to date with the night sky using the new Celestial Events channel.

According to John Scalo, Numerous cofounder, “The ability to get real-time updates and notifications from Google Sheets, Tesla, and goings-on in space such as SpaceX rocket launches, moon phases, and eclipses — these are great additions to Numerous, but the bigger story for us is a new architecture that allows us to add new channels to the app without having to deal with app updates, which entail lengthy review processes through Apple’s App Store. With the channel platform in place, users can expect to see a steady flow of new channels from us over the coming weeks and months. And for Santa Cruzans we’re exploring ways to bring comprehensive surf and tide data into the app so surfers know when that epic swell rolls in.”

Tesla Model S

With the Tesla channel for Numerous, you can monitor your Tesla Model S. Available numbers include:

  • Rated Range
  • Estimated Range
  • Battery Level
  • Charge Rate
  • Time to Full Charge

Google Sheets

You can now track any number or date in a Google Sheets spreadsheet and be notified when it changes or when it exceeds a threshold you set. With the Google Sheets channel you can track:

  • Your checking account balance
  • Your company’s Monthly Recurring Revenue
  • The results of a survey using Google Forms
  • Any other number or date in a Google Sheets spreadsheet

Celestial Events Including SpaceX Launches

Keep up to date with the night sky using the new Celestial Events channel, which includes:

  • SpaceX Launch Countdowns
  • Supermoons
  • Eclipses
  • Meteors
  • Phases of the Moon

The Little Things

  • * New channel detail, including Markdown support for descriptions
  • * Display of both user and channel icons as appropriate
  • * Better control over display of photos
  • * More advanced graphing options

Don’t have Numerous? Download it for iOS.

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