Interesting and exciting news from Amazon recently regarding their Alexa platform. There are now over 20,000 Alexa-compatible smart home devices, over 5 times the amount at the end of 2017. This is great growth. That’s types of devices with the Alexa assistant built in, not the total number of devices sold, which is due to reach over 50 million by the end of 2018 From their recent press release: “Amazon invented the smart speaker category in 2014 with Echo, and since then it has enabled dozens of device makers to build Alexa into their own products. Leading up to and at IFA this year, weRead More →

Following the recent changes to Apples Developer Account Terms and Conditions in late 2017, it is now necessary for each customer to have their own Apple Developer account for us to publish their iOS apps to. These changes relate to section 4.2.6 of Apples Terms and Conditions which specify that Mobile Apps should be submitted under each customers own developers account and not of the developer themselves (in this case, autopo.st). As such, each customer must now take out a new Apple Developer account under their own name and, once completed, we will transfer the app to their account for review and certification. Here areRead More →

It is now possible to add dynamic variables to Twitter and Facebook Auto Post static posts. The three variables introduced are %time% %day% and %date%. By adding %time% to any post, this will be replaced with the time of day (UTC timezone). You can place this anywhere in the static post field, for example: The time is currently %time% at the time of posting this. Will be translated to The time is currently 13:40:40 at the time of posting this. %day% will give you the day of the week and %date% will give you the date in the format of 5th April 2018. If you’dRead More →

Update 01/04/2018 It would appear that this situation is going to continue for some time while Facebook sort out the policy issues, as such, some new Apps do not appear to be working correctly. please contact us by raising a support ticket if your App has been affected by this Facebook Platform issue. Thank you and apologies for the inconvenience this is causing. Update 22/03/2018 This is a brief message to inform you that we have been made aware of an issue that is currently affecting the Facebook Platform. This issue may impact two of our services that use the Facebook Platform, Facebook Auto PostRead More →