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Release Notes.

See what we've worked on in the past and how often we ship new features and improvements to the platform.

December 2019

N
New Feature

Checklists. Sometimes a todo may come with other small tasks that need to be completed, and you can now add checklists inside to avoid missing small details.

N
New Feature

Android App. Now Android users can enjoy the same benefits as iOS users. We have a new shiny app that has all the features you need, while giving a fast way to access Bloo while on the go.

I
Improvement

Assignees’ Faces on Cards. One glance is all it takes to see which members are assigned to a task, unless your members decide not to add their pictures, which is also fine.

I
Improvement

Click to Filter. Before, you would have to go to filter and click on individual tags or assignees you want to check; Now, you can just click on a tag anywhere from board and the tag will be filtered automatically.

I
Improvement

Improved Todo Interface. Nothing beats design that embraces simplicity; Bloo’s updated interface makes todos look more organized, and now you can move your todo across different columns through a dropdown option ;)

November 2019

N
New Feature

File Management. Forget about Dropbox or Google Drive, you can now see all files uploaded in your project, and also store files separately from tasks and comments, as well as download multiple files at the same time.

N
New Feature

Date Ranges for Todos. Sometimes, todos don't just have a due date, but have a particular timeframe during which they need to be worked on. Now, you can set both start dates and due dates for todosl

N
New Feature

Copy & Move Todos. If you've ever needed to move or copy todos across projects...well you're in luck, because now you can!

October 2019

N
New Feature

Tags. If you track related but separate groups of tasks in one project, you'll now be able to color-code them and also filter them out to get a clearer overall picture.

N
New Feature

Emoji Support! :) Sometimes words are not enough, and that's why you can now search through Emojis to the find the perfect one to express what you want to say!

I
Improvement

Bigger Maximum File Size. We've now increased the maximum file size to 2GB, which is great for large design files, marketing videos, and more. Uploads are also even faster, and you can drag and drop anywhere on the browser to upload files.

I
Improvement

Per Project Notification Indicator. You'll now see a number next to each project on the sidebar, indicating how many new things have happened since you last checked.

I
Improvement

Resources on the Sidebar. We've added useful links to the sidebar to download our apps, learning videos, and more!

I
Improvement

Sticky Toolbar. For those extra long comments or descriptions, the toolbar now sticks to the top of the screen so you always have the tools at your disposal

September 2019

N
New Feature

Calendars. Being able to view todos in a calendar format brings about lots of advantages, and it is perfect for things like editorial calendars, social media posting schedules, and more!

N
New Feature

Todo History. It's key to be able to see the full history of each todo, from when it was created, to which column it was moved to, to any name changes, due date changes, and more.

I
Improvement

Someone is Writing Indicator. It's annoying when you post a comment and someone immediately posts before or after you, and you cross the discussions and causes confusion. Now you can see if someone is writing at the same time as you are, so you can better judge when you should post.

I
Improvement

Mark All Todos in Column as Done. You can now mark an entire column on a board as done with two clicks. This is helpful when you've got a long list that's complete and you don't want to mark each item as done one by one.

I
Improvement

Drag & Drop Sidebar Reordering. Now you can reorder the project list in the sidebar as you wish, and we've also made the sidebar real-time so if you have any new projects they will auto-magically show up there without the need for a page reload. :)

I
Improvement

Discussion List Improvements. We've made the discussion list much easier to navigate, especially if you have a large number of long discussions!

August 2019

N
New Feature

Beta Testing Website! You can now visit https://beta.app.bloo.io and login with your usual details to access all the upcoming features and give them a try!

N
New Feature

Per-Action Notification Settings. Choose which actions should give you notifications, so you can roll your own completed customizable notifications preferences.

I
Improvement

Someone is Writing Indicator. It's annoying when you post a comment and someone immediately posts before or after you, and you cross the discussions and causes confusion. Now you can see if someone is writing at the same time as you are, so you can better judge when you should post.

I
Improvement

Search Inside Comments. We've upgrade our already-powerful search engine to have the ability to search within any comments made on any todo, discussions, or update!

I
Improvement

Leave a Project. Yeah...we didn't have this before and you had to ask others to kick you out of a project. Now we do, and you can leave by yourself if you need! 

July 2019

N
New Feature

Per-Project Notifications. Choose which projects should give you notifications, and which projects should stay quiet, so you can focus on what's important to you.

N
New Feature

Billing. We've got secure payments built right inside our app, as we like to get paid, you know ;)

I
Improvement

Upgraded Design. We've upgraded Bloo to the latest Material Design 2 guidelines.

I
Improvement

Speed Boost. Bloo was already quite fast, but we've made it over 50% faster!

I
Improvement

Drag & Drop Projects. You're now able to reorder the projects in your sidebar to put the projects that are most important to you at the top of the list

June 2019

N
New Feature

My Todos. Keeping track of your responsibilities just got a whole lot easier! We now collect all your assigned todos across all your projects in one, so you can easily see what's on your plate.

N
New Feature

Real-Time Search. Now you can search through all your todo, discussions, files, and updates from the top navigation bar. You'll never need to worry about where something was stored ever again.

I
Improvement

Auto Saving Drafts. Every message you write on our web or desktop applications now automatically save as you type, even if you close Bloo and reopen it later. This ensures that you never lose anything mid-sentence!

I
Improvement

Gallery for Photos. Now when you click on a photo on a comment, you'll be presented the photo in a gallery view and you can browse through all the other photos in that todo or message.

I
Improvement

Offline Mode for iOS. You can now use Bloo on iOS while offline, and still see all your important data that you've previously looked at. That's great for long haul flights, or whenever the internet is not behaving itself ;)

May 2019

N
New Feature

Email Notifications for @mentions. When someone mentions you in a todo or comments, it normally means that it's quite important. Now we will email you to tell you to check out what was said.

I
Improvement

Play Videos in Bloo. Now when you upload a video file in Bloo, we'll automatically turn that into a player so everyone can view the video without needing to download the file!

S/P
Security & Performance

Emails to AWS SES. We're now sending emails from AWS SES, which means they are less likely to end up in your spam, and you should also see emails being delivered immediately.

I
Improvement

Upload Files & Multiple Photos on iOS. We've built on top of the photo upload feature to add the ability to upload any file via iOS and also to select multiple photos and upload them all at the same time.

I
Improvement

Drag and Drop Columns on iOS. Now you can move board columns around on iOS. Simply long press on a column and it will pop out, and you can drag and drop to reorder your processes or todo lists.

April 2019

N
New Feature

Company Management. Team management across the entire company, as well as the ability to upload your company logo and change company.

N
New Feature

Multi-Language. Giving the ability for people to have Bloo in their own native language! Khmer & Vietnamese are the first on the list, more languages coming soon.

I
Improvement

Increased Maximum File Size. We've just increased the maximum allowed file size from 100mb to 500mb. Feel free to uploads those large schematics, videos, photo collections, and anything else you want.

I
Improvement

Upload Videos on iOS. You can now post videos into any discussions, comment, or todo directly via the iOS app.

I
Improvement

Date Filters for Activity. We've added the ability to filter both the project and global activity by date, which is great if you want to know what happened at a particular point in time in a project.

March 2019

N
New Feature

Pending Invitation Management. When you invite lots of new people to a project, it can be difficult to remember who's been invited when, and sometimes people lose the invitations. Now you easily manage any invitations that have been sent, including extending the invitation as well as cancelling it.

I
Improvement

Icons for Most Common File Types. Bloo comes with unlimited storage, so it's great to add all your different file types!  We now have custom icons for over 40 of the most common file types, so your files will look ever better once they're on Bloo!

I
Improvement

iOS App Released! Now our iOS app is out of the beta and on the App Store for anyone to download.

I
Improvement

Browser Notifications Reminder. If you're wondering why you're not getting notifications, we now remind you to turn them on in your browsers so you can get the best from Bloo (and your team!).

February 2019

N
New Feature

Realtime Keyword Filters. Now you can filters across all todos in a project by typing for the name, and we'll automatically hide all todos that don't match that search result.

N
New Feature

Mac & Windows App. We've launched both the Mac and Windows applications. These can be installed via Google Chrome.

I
Improvement

Realtime. Anytime you do something, such as posting a new comment, it is instantly updated across both the web and mobile applications.

I
Improvement

Filter Completed Todos. When a project has been going on for a while, it can fill up with old completed todos that you don't really need to see all the time. Now you can filter them away to keep things focussed.

January 2019

N
New Feature

Self Sign Up.  Now anyone with an email address can sign up to Bloo, from anywhere in the world.

N
New Feature

Todo Filters & Sorting. When you've got a lot of todos in a project it can get difficult to find things. Now you can filter by whether a todo has been completed, due dates within a date range, and also who's been assigned to the todo. And if you need to sort you todos, you can also do so!

December 2018

I
Improvement

Pretty URLs. Now all URLs are completely human readable and friendly to the eyes, which means that when you share a link with someone, they can instantly tell where that will lead.

I
Improvement

Performance Improvements. We took some time away from building new stuff to ensure that Bloo stays as fast as ever.

November 2018

S/P
Security & Performance

Automatic 30 Day Backups. We now backup all data everyday for 30 days, so you can sleep well at night knowing everything is as safe as it can be.

N
New Feature

Notifications v1. Both browser and mobile notifications for a whole different bunch of actions, so you can stay on top of your work.

October 2018

N
New Feature

Project and Global Activity. Each project now has a timeline of everything that has happened. Also, you can see a timeline of your entire company and see what's been going on across all your projects.

I
Improvement

People Search. If a project has a large number of people, you'll now find that a handy real-time search bar appears to help you find who you're looking for in the People page :)

September 2018

N
New Feature

Team Management. Add and remove people from projects, and give them different permissions to ensure everyone can see and do what they need to!

I
Improvement

Multiple Companies. Now you can have the ability to switch between multiple companies, each with their own projects and people.

August 2018

N
New Feature

@mentions. Need to give a teammate a heads up? Now you can by mentioning them in comments using @mentions! You'll automagically see a list of suggestions based on what you're typing and the people in the project.

N
New Feature

File Uploads. We now support the uploading of files to any discussions/todo/comment. You get unlimited storage, with maximum file size of 100mb per file.

July 2018

I
Improvement

Mobile App Beta. We've released the beta versions of both Android and iOS mobile apps for our users to try. Being able to work on-the-go is important, as it stops you having to be stuck in the office!

N
New Feature

Boards. Now you can track todos list across a board and build your own processes to keep everything in check. This is hands-down the best way to ensure that work keeps flowing in the right direction.

June 2018

I
Improvement

Infinite Scroll. Nobody likes trying to remember what page something is on. With infinite scroll, we keep loading all your information for you as your scroll down the page.

N
New Feature

Status Updates. Keeping on top of what's going on is important. With status updates, you can see what others have been up to as well as post your own updates. Tell everyone how you're doing, and even backdate your updates for up to three days (as we know that people sometimes forget!).

N
New Feature

Projects. Now you can create projects to keep things neat and tidy, and the cool thing is, each Bloo accounts comes with an unlimited amount of projects!

May 2018

S/P
Security & Performance

Passwordless Sign In. We now support passwordless sign in for Bloo. This is the safest way to login to an application as it doesn't require you to remember anything.

N
New Feature

Discussions. Now you can start and reply to discussions in Bloo. Communication is the most important aspect of teamwork, and now you can do it right inside Bloo.

April 2018

I
Improvement

Start! We've started building Bloo. We're excited at the possibility of helping people change the way they work for the better.

Have a great idea that you think would make Bloo better?
Go ahead and email us at help@bloo.io