Showing posts with label Android. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Android. Show all posts

Sunday, January 18, 2015

A long time coming release of the Android app

We are glad to inform that new release of our Bopup Messenger for Android platform has been released. The latest version 1.0.7 introduces many additions and improvements, it is much useful and better than all prior versions of the IM client because settings interface is provided too.

What's new:

Added localization to Spanish language
Now the app supports Spanish if the same localization is set on the Android device.

Added option to automatically launch the app on system startup
The main issue from app's first release was the absence of an option to start it automatically. Version 1.0.7 added Settings page and the option to launch app on a device startup is also provided.

Added option to automatically show incoming message (conversation) on it's reception
The settings page in the app also added option to automatically show new message within a conversation once it is received. If this option is checked then the messenger would select a message' sender in Contact List and display a conversation. If another chat conversation is opened then it will be switched to a new one.

Added sound alert and vibrate notification on a receipt of messages
Another important options belong also to receipt of incoming messages. Prior versions of the messenger app had no any alerts on this. Version 1.0.7 added vibrate alert and ringtone sound that can be turned through the options.

Bopup Messenger for Android also fixes many little bugs and added another minor improvements. We highly recommend to update existing applications running on Android platform. New version is also available on Google Market at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blabs.bopup.messenger

Download Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.0.7

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Minor update of the Android app

A minor update of Bopup Messenger for Android platform is released and it's version 1.0.6 beta is available. This release added support for notification when the communication server interrupts the established connection if another user enters to the IM network from Windows PC or Android device using the same account name. In that case the messenger app disconnects from the IM server and shows an appropriate message event.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.0.6

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Messenger for Android comes with great improvements

New version 1.0.3.140614 Beta of Bopup Messenger for Android is available for download. This version added few additions and improvements, review them below.

Added support for events on addition, change or removal of assigned messaging groups 
Now the messenger supports instant events sent by the IM server on messaging groups. It immediately shows newly added groups, updates renamed name/description of existing group, and removes groups from Contact List if a user has been unassigned from them.

Added support to display forwarded messages that have been sent from another IM client under the same user account
The app receives and displays messages in conversations that have been sent from another IM client connected under the same user account. The option to forward instant messages to all connected messengers is managed on the IM server.

Fixed issue with updating user presence in Contact List
Another major fix is about update of a user presence status shown in contacts. We found that prior versions of the Android app updated only first user in the Contact List, the latest version fixes this issue.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android on Google Play market

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Bopup Messenger for Android goes to public

We glad to inform that our all-new Bopup Messenger for Android client has been updated to version 1.0.2 and became public. The latest update of the messenger added function to manage contacts and now the application makes possible to add and remove users from Contact List that is stored on the communication server.

Since we tested the Android app for three last months and it was working well then now the app becomes a public release and is available for download to everyone. It is also available on Google Play Market and can be downloaded at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blabs.bopup.messenger The latest version of .apk file of Bopup Messenger for Android is uploaded on our website too.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.0.2

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

New update of Bopup Messenger for Android is available

We released a new update of Bopup Messenger for Android platform and changed it's status from alpha to beta. Now version 1.0.1 comes with final launch (main) and all other icons of the app. It also changed different colors that mark personal, group, news and urgent messages, including gradients shown on screens.







It is also possible to download the app directly from our website using the following link http://www.bopup.im/files/bopupmes.apk 

Please keep us posted with your suggestions and feedback on any issues with the app. 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Beta-testing of Bopup Android app is opened!

We are proud to inform our customers that we launched a public testing of IM client for Android platform. Our first preview release of Bopup Android app is available on Google Play market and can be downloaded for test purposes at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.blabs.bopup.messenger

Since the app may include a lot of issues and bugs (because it is alpha) we created a Google Group that is opened to everyone who has suggestions or wants to report about possible problems in the app. It is easy to join to the group and to participate, just proceed the following link Invitation To Bopup Android App group A member of testing group may discuss functionality with other testers, suggest new features, get fast response and feedback from our developers team.

Yes, we understand that this first version of our Android app is too simple. It has no options yet, cannot organize contacts, create user account on a first connection to the communication server, the app does not provide file transfer functions and history... But it is important for us to hear feedbacks and reports from testers that are interested in a future use of the Android app in their environment and have a various range of Android devices.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Interact with a new version of the IM server smoothly!

We released a new version 4.3.0 of Bopup Communication Server which improved the Welcome page of Management Console and added other improvements.


See overall configuration progress of the IM server with helpful tips

It is a known thing that our IM server offers a huge number of functions and provides a lot of functionality. And new users can be in confusion and frustrated on a first start of the console: too many things must be performed like adding user contacts, enabling right authentication, etc. What to do first? And we understand how to important to support new users, allow them to configure the server with ease and smoothness. Thus now Management Console interacts with a user, it helps to move administrator through all required steps in order to get the communication server ready to accept clients and to enable communication for them.

The most important feature is the tooltips above each part of the server shown on the Welcome page, i.e. User Accounts, Messaging Groups, News Messages, File Distribution, Archiving & Logging and IM Client Updates & Branding. Of course users are the primary key to organize the server so the console shows only a single tooltip above User Accounts section on it's first startup if there is no accounts. This will force to create users first instead of other things and features.

Once at least a single user has been created or imported the console unlocks other general tasks and shows tooltips for them. Once a task completed it is marked with a check sign above it instead of the tooltip. Now no matter what task is performed first, Groups, News, File Distribution — it would be moved to the left and placed near User Accounts task. So general blocks on the Welcome page are now built dynamically!

Another great function is a progress bar that indicates an overall process of tasks completion. It has a green color and moves at bottom of the task blocks from 0% to 100%.


The Setup Wizard prevents installation of built-in SQL Server on Windows 20012/8

We also improved a setup package and now the installation wizard of the communication server recognizes latest Windows 2012 and version 8 if a user selects to install built-in SQL Server within the server. Since the IM server is shipped with MS SQL Server 2005 Express edition it is not supported by those versions of Windows. So the setup would bring an information dialog that explains how to avoid this issue and manually set up SQL Server 2008 or 2012, for example.


Added support for Android clients

Did you hear that we are working on Anroid clients in a past few months? Our first mobile messenger is going to a release soon and version 4.3 of Bopup Communication Server now officially supports it. Currently we are on alpha testing phase of Android software.


Download Bopup Communication Server version 4.3.0

Monday, January 7, 2013

B Labs wishes you a Happy and Prosperous 2013 year!

Hi everyone! This is our first post in new year and we would like to congratulate our existing customers and future clients on joining to new 2013! We wish all our users a Happy New Year and hope that it will make you and your business more prosperous and successful. We believe that new 2013 year will bring great news and things in different area including our IM software too. We plan to release our first mobile IM client application for Android platform within the next two months. Hope you will enjoy it because it lets move the communication to a new level. Thanks for staying with us!