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New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« on: September 27, 2012, 06:04:31 AM »
This seems like it will be cool. A Beersmith iPhone/Android app for phones and tablets that links to your desktop recipes.
 
http://beersmith.com/blog/2012/09/25/beersmith-lite-preview-home-brewing-app-for-iphone-ipad-and-android/
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 07:45:38 AM »
I am looking forward to it.
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2012, 07:50:40 AM »
Good stuff there! Beats bringing the laptop out to the garage!
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2012, 07:55:02 AM »
The lite app will be good for purchasing ingredients while at my local homebrew store.  But, when the full mobile app is released, I'll finally be able to design recipes in Beersmith while I'm at work.   ;D 
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2012, 08:39:19 AM »
Good stuff there! Beats bringing the laptop out to the garage!

I have a "D'OH" moment before every brew session when I remember I need to print the recipe.
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2012, 08:49:32 AM »

I have a "D'OH" moment before every brew session when I remember I need to print the recipe.

HAHA - I know exactly what you mean. I don't have a printer at home so it is me bringing the Macbook Pro out every time. At the very least - i can keep my recipes in my back pocket on brewday.
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2012, 03:09:13 PM »
With all the brewing apps in the Google Playstore, I really don't even use Pro mash anymore. I have everything I need right non my phone / tablet.
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2012, 11:14:37 AM »
Good stuff there! Beats bringing the laptop out to the garage!

I have a "D'OH" moment before every brew session when I remember I need to print the recipe.

I print out every recipe, and keep that on a clipboard in the brewery.  And then write notes on the paper as to mash temps spikes/drops, OG, FG, Kegged date, or anything else that might happen.  Then, once beer is sold, I update beersmith with all those notes, and move on.  I generally have three, 10 gallon batches at different fermentation/Kegging stages at any given time.

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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2012, 08:26:46 AM »
The lite app will be good for purchasing ingredients while at my local homebrew store.  But, when the full mobile app is released, I'll finally be able to design recipes in Beersmith while I'm at work.   ;D

I'm kinda bummed the iPhone app will not have the inventory function. 

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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2012, 09:54:45 AM »
I'm also looking forward to this app.  It'll be convenient for me to work with current as well as new recipes. Looks like it will work with Cloud to manipulate recipes.  When is the release date?
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2012, 07:02:56 PM »
The Android version is now available. So far, I'm impressed. Nice, simple interface. All your cloud recipes are accessible. Integrated timers. How long before I drop my phone in the mash?
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2012, 08:28:19 AM »
well looks like it might finally be time to upgrade to beersmith 2.0
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2012, 08:52:29 AM »
I was excited for this release. But the app won't open bsmx files. It only gets it's recipes from the cloud... Looks a bit greedy as well. Pay for the computer software. Pay for upgraded space on the cloud. Pay $4 to pull that data from the cloud and read it on your phone...

CurrentlyI use BeerSmith PC software. Sync the recipes.bsmx file with my dropbox account. Which syncs with my phone. All of this is automatic onceI edit or add a recipe. Then I use Brewaide (android) to open the bsmx file.

Currently Brewaide is the only app I've found to open bsmx files. The interface isn't the best... So I had high hopes the BeerSmith app would allow you to open BeerSmith files....

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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2012, 08:54:43 AM »
It only gets it's recipes from the cloud...

Which is a deal breaker for me since I don't have internet access when I brew.
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Re: New Beersmith app for phones & tablets
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2012, 09:20:21 AM »
It only gets it's recipes from the cloud...

Which is a deal breaker for me since I don't have internet access when I brew.

Why is that? No Wifi?

I'm asking b/c the cloud makes that recipe sharing access easier since it deals with the sync issues. With all the excitement about the cloud, it seems that software developers may not be interested in much off-line support.

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