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CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.5.5: Fixed false “Already in collection” warning and more

June 14th, 2017

Fixed:

  • When adding a game by barcode, the app sometimes gave a false “Already in collection” warning.
  • iPhone: After editing a game, the “Add button” became an “Edit button”.
  • iPhone: After editing a game, the app went back to the list view instead of the details view.
CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.5.4: New preview templates and better navigation after adding

June 11th, 2017

New:

  • Add Games from CLZ Core: New skinned preview templates.
  • After adding/editing a game, the app will now always find and show your last added game in your main screen.
  • If you log in to your CLZ Account on a new or empty device, the app will now ask you if you wish to download your games from CLZ Cloud.
  • Added skinning to Sign up/Log in/In App Purchase screens.

Fixed:

  • After each CLZ Cloud sync the “Quick Search” and “Collection Status Filter” was cleared.
  • When tapping the “Platform” button in the ‘Unrecognised Barcode’ screen the app could crash.
  • When a custom cover was downloaded via CLZ Cloud syncing, the thumbnail in the list wasn’t immediately updated.
  • When a game was removed, the list would scroll back to the top
  • Various skinning, layout and color fixes.
CLZ Games (Android)

v4.5.2: Improvements to the barcode scanner

May 30th, 2017

Changed:

  • Made some improvements to the barcode scanner

Fixed:

  • Manual focus for barcode scanning
  • Crash in the add auto screen when adding a mix of new games and games on wish list by barcode
  • Crash in the pick cover option in the edit screen
CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.5.3: Navigation and View settings now correctly restored

May 22nd, 2017

New:

  • On restart the navigation state and view settings are restored

Changed:

  • Old Import from Game Collector has been moved to Settings screen

Fixed:

  • App not showing number of hardware in the top bar in the main screen
  • Crash in search-as-you-type box
  • Added new review popup
CLZ Games (Android)

v4.5.1: Improved Add Games screen

May 9th, 2017

This update to the CLZ Games app for Android brings user interface improvements to the Add Games screen:

  • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
  • When adding a game that is already on your wish list, the app now lets you change its status to “In Collection”.
  • Adding By Barcode:
    • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
    • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
    • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions
    • Press and hold to delete a barcode from the queue
  • Adding By Title:
    • Expand game edition list using “V” icons on the right
    • Game not found? Easy add it manually using the special entry in the results list

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added

April 26th, 2017

New in 4.5.2:

  • New Details View templates which are easier on the eye:
    • Clear Light template
    • Clear Dark template

Fixed:

  • After closing the add games automatically screen, it now selects the latest added game
  • Improved “tap” area of hamburger menu so you can back out of a folder more easily.
CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.5: A completely new look!

April 20th, 2017

A huge v4.5 update for the CLZ Games app is now available.

And prepare to be shocked 🙂 (in a good way, don’t worry):
The app looks completely different now, with a cleaner brighter look and an improved user interface.

What’s new in CLZ Games 4.5 for iOS?

  • A completely new look, that is cleaner and brighter.
  • The choice between two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
  • No bottom toolbar means more screen space for your game collection.
  • Big floating blue ‘+’ button on bottom right for adding new games.
  • Access all other features and tools from ‘hamburger’ menu top left.
  • Access all view settings from menu top right.
  • Quickly switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.

How to update your CLZ Games app to version 4.5:

  • On your device, open the App Store app.
  • On the bottom, switch to the Updates tab.
  • Find the CLZ Games entry and tap “UPDATE” on the right.

Do you like the new look?
Then please let the world know by posting a nice review in the App Store!

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.3.4: Final iOS7 compatible version

April 5th, 2017

Important: this is the FINAL iOS 7 compatible version.
Support for iOS 7 will be dropped for future versions.

Fixed:

  • iOS 7: Crash in Add screen when opening the Add by Barcode tab.

Coming up: Fresh look and layout

Please look forward to the next build coming up in a couple weeks with a complete new fresh look and layout!

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.3.3: Easily add games that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

March 6th, 2017

This update introduces an easier way to deal with “Unrecognized Barcodes”.
A new screen that not only helps you to add the game to your app anyway, but also helps your fellow CLZ Games users by instantly adding the missing barcode to the CLZ Core online game database.

CLZ Games missing barcodes

What’s new in CLZ Games 4.3.3 for iOS?

Easily add games that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”

  • In the Add Games screen when a barcode is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized Barcode” screen will appear.
  • In this screen:
    1. Just find your game by title (Search-As-You-Type is also active here!)
    2. Then click Add Game.
  • This will:
    1. Add the game to YOUR database with full game details and your barcode.
    2. Instantly add the barcode to OUR Core online game database, connected to the game you selected. Which means that the next user who searches for the same barcode, will instantly get a result 🙂

How to update your CLZ Games app to version 4.3.3:

  • On your device, open the App Store app.
  • On the bottom, switch to the Updates tab.
  • Find the CLZ Games entry and tap “UPDATE” on the right.

Enjoy!


CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.11: New: Easily add games that come up as “unrecognized barcode”

February 7th, 2017

CLZ Games Android: Unrecognized Barcode screen

This update introduces an easier way to deal with “Unrecognized Barcodes”.
A new screen that not only helps you to add the game to your app anyway, but also helps your fellow CLZ Games users by instantly adding the missing barcode to the CLZ Core online game database.

Easily add games that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode”:

  • In the Add Games screen when a barcode is not recognized, a new “Unrecognized Barcode” screen will appear.
  • In this screen:
    1. Just find your game by title (Search-As-You-Type is also active here!)
    2. Then click Add Game.
  • This will:
    1. Add the game to YOUR database with full game details and your barcode.
    2. Instantly add the barcode to OUR Core online game database, connected to the game you selected.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.9: Fixed an issue where “deletion changes” sometimes didn’t sync

February 2nd, 2017

Fixed:

  • Local game deletes sometimes not synchronized to the CLZ Cloud

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.8: Maintenance build

January 18th, 2017

Fixed:

  • Crashing merge dialog in the manage pick list screen on Android 6.0+ devices
  • Facebook sign up button not working
  • Reverting of custom uploaded cover when syncing an update
  • Crash in the edit screen after pressing the next/previous game button

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.3.2: Redesigned the edit screen and added new folder group options

January 12th, 2017

New:

  • Edit screen with tabs (main details/personal details)
  • Added folder options: my rating, edition, hardware type
  • Added hardware type as option in the manage pick list screen
  • Main list
    • Scroll position now remembered after editing/removing a game
    • Now updates live after editing a game
  • Added a ‘show all’ folder item in empty folders on tablet devices

Fixed:

  • List view section headers stopping at X
  • Crash in the in-app-purchase screen
  • Barcode can be added with voice dictation
  • App was occasionally crashing when searching for a title
  • Background image issue in the backdrop templates on phone devices

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen!

December 17th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Games mobile app is now available.

In this update, we complete re-designed the Add Games screen, to make it clearer, easier-to-user and to help you add games more efficiently.

What’s new in the Add Games screen?

  • Switch between By Title and By Barcode using tabs at the top
    (Add Manually and Add Hardware are now under Tools menu)
  • All panels are now resizable (list, details, camera)
  • Add button is now at bottom right (blue circle with “+” icon)
  • Adding By Title:
    • Suggestions appear in a drop-down while you type a title
    • Expand game edition list using “V” icons on the right
  • Adding By Barcode:
    • Camera scanner is now integrated in Add screen, not a separate screen
    • Tap the keyboard icon in the camera panel to enter a barcode manually
    • Delete barcodes from queue by swiping from right to left
    • Barcode queue is now remembered between sessions

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CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.7: New “split” edit screen

November 17th, 2016

New:

  • Split edit screen, easily switch between main and personal fields

Fixed:

  • App respects the system screen orientation lock
  • Background color for the searchbar on certain Lollipop tablet devices
  • Long loading in Manage Pick Lists screen

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.6: Fixed a problem with CLZ Account registration

October 27th, 2016

  • Fixed app closing on CLZ Account registration

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.5: Added more folder options, Sync Status indicator and more

October 20th, 2016

New:

  • CLZ Cloud database detection for empty databases
  • Out of sync notification on the sync button
  • Improved restoring of in app purchase
  • Added folder support for: multiplayer mode, edition and hardware type

Fixed:

  • Fixed hardware keyboard enter not working in tablet search field

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.4: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games

October 6th, 2016

New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games by title. While enter a title to search for, a drop-down list will appear, showing the five most popular games that match. If you see the game you were looking for, just tap to select it.

Fixed:

  • Screen rotation throughout the app
  • Database totals counting hardware as games

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.2.3: Fixed a problem in the Field Defaults screen and Sync

September 24th, 2016

Fixed:

  • Field Defaults were not immediately stored after closing the screen
  • Syncing screen: Sometimes the sync button was wrongly disabled

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.3: New way of adding/editing dates

September 22nd, 2016

New data entry interface for date fields

  • Allows manual entry of year/month/day
  • Allow “partial dates”, e.g. just year and month
  • Open the calendar tool with the calendar button.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.2: New: “None” entries in folder section

September 20th, 2016

  • When using folders, a new [None] entry contains the items that have no value (yet) for the selected folder field.
  • Adding games by barcode: fixed a problem where adding games was not possible when a barcode search returned multiple results.
  • Adding games from Core: fixed: the platform of the game would be set to the configured default platform, instead of the real platform downloaded from Core
  • Tablets: New always available search box in top bar.
  • Add screen: some performance improvements.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.3.1: New “Material”-based interface with skins

September 12th, 2016

A huge v4.3 update for your CLZ Games app is now available.
And prepare to be shocked 🙂 (in a good way, don’t worry):

The app looks completely different now, with a cleaner brighter look and an improved user interface. Here’s what’s new:

What’s new in CLZ Games 4.3 for Android?

  • New “Material”-based interface, with two skins/themes: Light & Dark.
    (The app now starts in the Light skin. If you prefer the Dark look, just use the View menu top right)
  • Big floating blue “+” button for adding games.
  • Access all other features and tools from “hamburger” menu top left.
  • Clear and easy switch between All / In Collection / Wish List at the top.
  • Access all other view options from menu on top right.
  • Add screen: tabs at the top to switch between By Title and By Barcode modes.
  • Add Manually is now a separate menu item in the menu on the left.
  • Redesigned book list entries.
  • Old Import from Game Collector has been moved to Settings screen!

CLZ Games (iOS)

v4.2.2: Maintenance build

August 25th, 2016

Fixed:

  • CLZ Cloud Sync: Notes were not down-synced.
  • Edit Screen: Year picker: it was not possible to pick a year before “1888″.
  • Manage Pick Lists screen: labels width was too short.

CLZ Games (Android)

v4.2.2: Edit screen now remembers edits while app is suspended

August 2nd, 2016

  • Fixed losing changes when suspending the app while editing

CLZ Games (iOS)

V4.2.1: New: “Manage Pick Lists” screen

July 29th, 2016

Version 4.2 adds a couple of improvements and tools that are essential for users who are doing most of their editing on the mobile apps:

  • New “Manage Pick Lists” screen (under new Tools menu).
    This new screen lets you take control of your pick lists, that is book Authors, music Artists, comic Series, Publishers, Formats, Genres, Subjects, etc… Use it to:

    • Fix typos in names.
    • Remove unused entries.
    • Merge duplicate entries.
  • Edit screen improvements:
    • New “value picker” screen for pick list fields, like Authors, Artists, Series, Genres, Subjects, etc… Just tap the field, pick a value from the pick list that appears and done. No more need to type the first few letters of a value (we all hate typing on mobile devices, don’t we?)
    • Tap the pencil icons to directly edit names of pick list entries.
    • Tap the pencil icon for Artists, Authors and Series to directly edit Names *and* SortNames.

Recent changes

v4.5.5: Fixed false “Already in collection” warning and more June 14th, 2017 v4.5.4: New preview templates and better navigation after adding June 11th, 2017 v4.5.2: Improvements to the barcode scanner May 30th, 2017 v4.5.3: Navigation and View settings now correctly restored May 22nd, 2017 v4.5.1: Improved Add Games screen May 9th, 2017 v4.5.2: New “Clear” templates added April 26th, 2017 v4.5: A completely new look! April 20th, 2017 v4.3.4: Final iOS7 compatible version April 5th, 2017 v4.3.3: Easily add games that come up as “Unrecognized Barcode” March 6th, 2017 v4.3.11: New: Easily add games that come up as “unrecognized barcode” February 7th, 2017 v4.3.9: Fixed an issue where “deletion changes” sometimes didn’t sync February 2nd, 2017 v4.3.8: Maintenance build January 18th, 2017 v4.3.2: Redesigned the edit screen and added new folder group options January 12th, 2017 v4.3.1: Redesigned Add Automatically screen! December 17th, 2016 v4.3.7: New “split” edit screen November 17th, 2016 v4.3.6: Fixed a problem with CLZ Account registration October 27th, 2016 v4.3.5: Added more folder options, Sync Status indicator and more October 20th, 2016 v4.3.4: New: “Search-As-You-Type” suggestions when adding games October 6th, 2016 v4.2.3: Fixed a problem in the Field Defaults screen and Sync September 24th, 2016 v4.3.3: New way of adding/editing dates September 22nd, 2016 v4.3.2: New: “None” entries in folder section September 20th, 2016 v4.3.1: New “Material”-based interface with skins September 12th, 2016 v4.2.2: Maintenance build August 25th, 2016 v4.2.2: Edit screen now remembers edits while app is suspended August 2nd, 2016 V4.2.1: New: “Manage Pick Lists” screen July 29th, 2016