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Mar

25th

understanding the android delay

It’s the numero uno question we are asked on a regular basis. Here’s the honest-to-goodness scoop about that: As we began the development of our app, we quickly learned that developing this app for Apple products was going to be much simpler and faster and cost-effective. Developing for Android takes longer, is highly expensive, and is far more complicated than we even imagined. So instead of holding up the app altogether, we launched for iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod with the intent of getting things off the ground and then diving into the Android versions of the app.

Once the app was launched, the response to the Android question has been the same all along: We’re working on it. We know many of you have Android devices and that you’re dying to get this app on those devices. And we appreciate that so much! As we came up for air from the initial launch and really started to figure out the details of moving forward with the Android version, we learned more and more about the complicated and expensive nature of developing for Android. It’s so not simple. That’s the best way to describe it. *sigh*

There is an article that is very helpful in understanding the difference in app development between the two devices, and we invite you to read it: If Android is so popular, why are many apps still released for iOS first? Did you know it took Instagram 18 months to launch for Android after iOS? Nike’s Nike+ FuelBand didn’t come out on Android until 2+ years after the iOS version. Tweetbot is still a no-show, and “while much-praised children’s app-maker Toca Boca has 18 apps available on iOS, only one of them is also on Android” (quoted from the article).

Another a-ha moment in the article: “Developing iOS apps means ensuring they work nicely on a small range of iPhones and/or iPads: generally 6-8 different devices depending how far back the developer wants to go. On Android, it’s a different story: nearly 12,000 different devices out there in the hands of people, with a wider range of screen sizes, processors and versions of the Android software still in use.”

I say this with humility and transparency: I want you to know that we still have every desire to bring the Project Life® app to Android devices. I wish I could click my heels and make it happen tomorrow. It’s just not happening super soon. So when we say “We’re working on it,” you understand that there is so much front-loaded work to do even before the actual development begins. As a small business, our little team does our very best every day to bring Project Life to homes across the world. We have physical product, digital product, and now the app. I started this company without even knowing that all those variations would ever be a part of the story. Everything takes time. It’s such a process. And patience continues to be a beautiful virtue that we are all learning to appreciate more and more.

Thank you for understanding.

COMMENTS

72 Responses

  1. Jennifer C says:

    This is very sad to read. It sounds like an excuse. I hate excuses!

    Get a new developer that is going to tell you yes and not all the obstacles (ie excuses) it takes to get it done.

    Just my opinion.

    • Joyce Dorny says:

      I am perplexed by your comment Jennifer. Becky Higgins llc sells a product. If you don’t like the product or it doesn’t work for you then find something that does. The one thing there IS no excuse for is your rudeness. It’s just sad that you feel that this is ok to say. I bet if you actually knew Becky [which I don’t] you’d feel embarrassed about saying this. As a former small biz owner I know that that she has to have put her heart and soul into it. Can you think of even ONE single reason why she wouldn’t want us Androiders to have it too? Nope…me either.

    • Donna says:

      Everything takes longer for android.

      If you don’t already know this, you’re a little ignorant

    • Lindz says:

      I hope they NEVER develop the app for Android just because of cry baby users like you! Bye, Felicia!

      #teamiPhonerules

    • Eva Schumacher says:

      Please read my reply below on Heather’s comment. You think that “getting a new developer” might solve the problem? I don’t think so…

    • Tina says:

      Wow, Jennifer, just wow! It is people like you that make this world a little less enjoyable to live in… Rude, self-centered, close-minded… the list goes on. Shame on you!

  2. Missy says:

    I saw this same article and almost posted to one of your previous blog posts to share with the Android folks. It is very informative and sheds light on what all is involved with developing technology such as this. Your team continues to amaze me. Thank you for all of your hard work. I am a Project Lifer for life!

  3. Heather says:

    It is totally an excuse, especially when you consider that there are WAY more android user’s than apple users. Apple user’s are more likely to actually spend money on an app then android and so most release for Apple first. Rhonna Designs had no problem releasing her app for both platforms at the same time. Get a new developer.

    • Toni Chase Toni Chase says:

      Hi Heather. Actually, Rhonna’s app came out on Android more than a year after it was released for iOS. We are not about excuses; we work very hard every day and do our best to help customers worldwide with their memory-keeping. We simply wanted to address this question as we get asked about it multiple times a day. ~ Toni at Becky Higgins LLC

    • Eva Schumacher says:

      Hey Heather,

      so, you are a developer and you know that “getting a new developer” would solve the problem? I work in an IT company and we develop apps and other information systems for our customers. I know that it takes a lot more than “getting a new developer” to launch an app. There are a lot of factors that people ignore. And I also ignored them before working in the development sector. Please, try to analyze situations before telling people to “get a new developer”.
      Just one factor: Imagine that I launch an app. I have to test it in order to assure that you can correctly use it on your phone, with your screen size, resolution, software version, etc. I need to test all the things you might do on the app. But I also need to test it on your neighbor’s phone with his phone’s characteristics. Imagine I find an error on your device (the app freezes, button is not (correctly) displayed, or the save button does not save your layout…..), then my developer needs to correct the issue. I need to test it again on a device similar to yours AND again your neighbors, because there might be bad side effects… This is a huge work to do even before launching the app. And this is only one factor among a lot.
      Thank you, Eva

  4. Missy says:

    I will try to stay positive with my comments, because I can see that this is going to turn into a “bash-fest.” I am a contract marketing coordinator for a nationwide non-profit. I am responsible for all printed publications and digital media . I am the webmaster and also manage a mobile app for our organization. PLEASE understand the TREMENDOUS amount of time and energy it takes for this awesome team to do what they do. I can totally appreciate what they are going through.

    I realize that folks are excited and want the app, but please take time to read the article before venting your frustrations. Becky has done awesome job keeping everyone informed and explained the delay. Do you think they would purposely not do something they know is in high demand. Of course not.

    Keep up the great work!

  5. Lorie Ames says:

    I am sorry for the rude responses you are getting! This is your business, you chose when you want to release…anything and I don’t honestly thin it is a choice for you to not have the app out to Android users yet! There are always restrictions. I would LOVE to see the Android app too but until then I’ll continue paper scrapping pocket style with your wonderful products! Thanks for all you do!

  6. Nicole M. says:

    I too am so sorry for all the rude responses you are getting and do not think you are ‘making excuses’! As an android user I am definitely disappointed that the app isn’t available yet – it looks totally amazing! But I also understand, and knew that it was a risk I was taking by switching from an iPhone to Android. Thanks so much for all that you do! You have already done so much to make scrapbooking easy and accessible! I will be patiently waiting for the app to one day come to Android! :)

  7. Amanda says:

    Thanks for the update. I completely understand where you are coming from. And I understand that it’s more than just your Apple love speaking ;) LOL

    You are in business to make money. You are not in business for us to be entitled to whatever our whims desire. If it’s not profitable, or it’s not quick, as the consumer, we must understand that. I’m sorry that people are being unreasonable about the reality of apps. American Girl is another company that has apps for only Apple. Your position/schedule on this is not unreasonable.

  8. roni says:

    While I understand the frustration because of how, awesome the product it is, it does not give anyone the right to be rude or disrespectful. It’s crazy to think of how far project life has come in such a short time. Thank you so much Becky and your awesome team for all the hardwork dedication and creativity you put into your business.

  9. Honey Bristow says:

    Omg I can’t believe how rude some people are :(

    • Rebecca says:

      So true Honey. The saying goes “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say it all”. Unreal that some people can behave like this over an app.

  10. Lisa says:

    I appreciate knowing that we have not been forgotten. As much as I want the android version, I try to see the positive. This gives me time to use up more of my paper so I won’t feel so bad when the app takes over all my pocket page scrapping. Til then, the kinks are getting worked out and the app for us will be amazing. All good things are worth waiting for… Waiting sucks, but I’m sure it will be worth it for everyone.

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    • What drug-induced universe is he living in? Every 'green' project he has thrown millions of our money into has failed miserably. I think he is just hurting so bad for money that he had to do this to 'launder' more money for his campaign. That' how he does it-he gives companies millions, they contribute millions to Obama, and then they declare bankruptcy! Perfect 'laundering' of funds, huh?

  11. Carlie says:

    Thanks for being so upfront about it. It’s nice that you don’t just pass it off or ignore. It speaks volumes about your business that you explain. Thanks.

  12. GiGi says:

    People posting the rude comments, making demands, and having that all well too known self absorption and entitlement need a reality check.

    Those of you who are being rude should be ashamed of your behavior.

    The companies that you post rude responses to, stomping your feet owe you NOTHING. You are NOT entitled to anything as you seem to feel that you are.

  13. Becky M says:

    Remember……..

    Patience is a Virtue

  14. Laura-Lee says:

    My response to rude Android owners “go buy an iPad if you want the app so bad!”
    I did exactly that. The smallest mini…use it as a creative tool and save files to Dropbox not to use up storage on the iPad mini.
    Simple.

  15. Sherry Mendoza says:

    I was an android tester for Rhonna’s app on Android, it took at least 10 months of ‘tweaking’ and hard work by her developer to get it right for release on Android, I am sure that is what will happen with Becky’s app also, apps need to be tested to ensure that when they are released, the work how they are supposed to… just saying :)

  16. Maria says:

    Keep up the fantastic work, Becky and the entire Project Life team! I have been doing Project Life since your first first solo kit, the “original”, and I’m so thrilled for you with the way your scrapbooking solution has taken the scrapbooking world by storm!! Crazy!!! You and your team have always been more than upfront about the behind the scenes work and delays and glitches, and I’m sure this is appreciated by many, many of your loyal customers. Just wanted to throw my voice out there to encourage you to keep on keepin’ on! Your honesty, determination and integrity shows through in all you do!

  17. Momcani says:

    I have yet to figure out why anyone would want an android phone.

    As for the snarky comments… geeez people, grow up and stop being so nasty. It’s a good thing I don’t run the app development. I would see to it that you people NEVER get the app.

    • Jenny says:

      Take some of your own advice and drop the snark. Not all of us can afford an Apple device (my shiny new Droid was 1/3 the price of a similar Apple), or want to drink Jobs’ koolaid (though I’m not claiming Page and Brin are much better).

      That said, my last phone was an iPhone. I got a Nexus 7 tablet as a gift while on maternity leave and was quickly converted. When it came time to replace my old iPhone I was done with that company, and have no plans to return. Not even the PL app can bring me back. I still have my iPhone. I’ve tried the app. It’s nice. But not worth the Apple headache or price.

    • Donna says:

      And I haven’t been able to work out why people prefer apple. I personally love my samsung.
      That’s what’s so good about having choice. I can wait for an app or I’ll use my daughter’s ipad.
      Sheesh !!

    • megan says:

      Seriously??? How is your comment not snarky and rude? I’m sorry that I choose to spend my money on things that I can actually afford. Plus I hated how small iPhone screens are. Yes, they’ve rectified that problem but I’ve had that size screen for over 3 years now! I am more than happy to be patient and wait for Becky and her team to get things done.

  18. Natalie says:

    It is very kind of you to update your customers with your plans and take the time to explain the process to us. Just like we work on our PL pages and want them to be just right, I’m very sure that creating this app is a process. I think the delay shows your integrity. Obviously you could do a quick release and make quick money because there is a large demand for your app on Android devices, but thankfully you respect your customers enough to not sell a piece of junk app that they’d be even more upset about. I’m very sorry for the personal attacks on your character for you not having the app out yet. It’s quite amazing to me that people are so demanding and quick to put you down. Free enterprise means a company can create a business model and execute it however they please. It’s crazy for a person to think a company has to do something their way just because they want it – especially because none of the people complaining have paid for their Android app. I’m sure this R&D for the app development is coming from the company’s own resources. I think most people will understand this costs money and requires a plan which takes time. You could have decided to not release an app for Android at all and avoided the headache all together. I’m glad you’re working on it despite the negative attitudes and I’ll be happy to wait til you get it up and running correctly. Again, such a thorough explanation of why the app isn’t out yet is over and above what your customers deserve so thank you for the update.

  19. KathyinMN says:

    I’ve often wondered when you provide these updates if it’d be helpful to know which android devices/platforms are most used by PL users. Along the lines of-developing for ice cream sandwich or above and releasing only through the google play store. Would that help? Or does that leave out to many andriod users?

    At any rate, thanks for the update. I know a lot of andriod users personally who are waiting to try out that app. And I can’t say anything better than what Natalie says above! (Great note Natalie!)

  20. Cathy says:

    Thank you for the honest update. I started when it was Project 365 (through CK) and I am still going strong. I keep going with the physical kits and I am doing Kraft for 2015. I got the app not just for Project Life – but for use with my Kindergarten students – it is amazing. Keep up the great work knowing you will never make everyone happy.

  21. Julie says:

    Some people seem to think that posting “when will it be available for Android????” on every instagram post is how you code an app… Honestly, if people think their patience is being tried waiting for the Android app, they can be consoled by the thought of the poor employees who have to deal with this question every ten minutes.

    If I were an Android app programmer maybe I would have a comment about the timeline. But I’m not. So no comments from me, thanks for working on it folks.

  22. Melissa says:

    On app development, you can have your pain first, taking great effort to get things working right with the 12,000 different android devices, then deal with the inevitable minor glitches and problems afterward. Or you can go ahead and put the product out there unfinished with its multitude of problems, taking your pain second. Then you have to deal with untold numbers of complaints about a company putting out a crappy, defective product and have to still put in the hard work that has to be done anyway. With the second route you destroy reputations. Becky Higgins clearly cares about putting out a good product and maintains her reputation. That, folks, is a good thing!

  23. Katie M says:

    Ignore the horrible comments – you guys are clearly working hard every day to keep all strands of the business going. With physical, digital and the app you guys already have a lot on your plate so developing an android app means even more plates to juggle! An android app cant be developed overnight so don’t worry about people pressuring you to release it before its ready! I personally think you do a fantastic job – Project Life has completely changed the way I go about memory keeping. I have only started it this year but I cant see life without it now! Thanks for your great work Becky and team, we appreciate it!

  24. Christine says:

    Wow. First world problems eh. People act like you are with holding food and water from them.
    The honest update is great. The fact that people cannot take this information graciously is beyond me.
    people forget that an awful lot of work goes into making the apps so intuitive and easy to use.
    Your patience in dealing with the petulant foot stomping is amazing.
    Keep up the good work.

  25. Bryce A says:

    My wife has been dying for this app and I told her to ask when the Android app would be done before she pulls the trigger on buying an apple device just for this. A day later this article posted and she sent it to me. I don’t understand why people get nasty but I do need to make a correction based on my company’s experience. I am a software developer and I can say that ios apps are much more expensive to develop than android apps. Others have said it, Apple users are more willing to pay for apps than android users and I imagine that the majority demographic for this app is apple users so you can’t argue with them going to iOS first. I just needed to say that the excuses that android is harder to develop on, takes more time, is more costly are all false. Android apps can be written in the most well known and desired language on the market, Java, whereas iOS uses objective C which is a proprietary language for Apple and requires apple computers to write/compile the code. Anywho, hopefully it works out and Android users will get some love soon. Maybe they need to hire someone who is more familiar with the Android app development process if they don’t have someone already.

    • Crystal says:

      Thank you for this. I said something similar on IG and was attacked saying “how would you know?” My response was knowing people like you who are software developers who have said the exact same thing you did in this comment.

      For everyone else: While I agree that it is sad when people make nasty comments, asking “when” is not nasty. It is simply asking for an update on something that we have been waiting a long time for. I would also like people to remember that when everyone was waiting for the app to come out for apple every iphone user had the same questions and constantly asked for updates and were mad when non answers were given. Understand that while you iphone users are now satisfied and have access to the app, us Android users have to see “good news!” posts constantly that are always about new features, or kits, or updates to an app we don’t even get to access yet. It is frustrating and the longer it goes on I lose a little faith that it will ever come out. I imagine that other long time customers of BH who are also Android users feel the same. I’ve never seen anyone attack Becky personally and if they did that is extremely rude and uncalled for. I just ask that the iphone users understand that when the majority of us ask “when” we are not being nasty and to please not jump all over us and have a little understanding for our frustration. While some answers have been given it still doesn’t answer our main question (when) and therefore people are going to keep asking.

    • E. says:

      What about testing efforts? I think with the huge variety of android devices, this effort, which is part of the development process, needs to be considered as well, no?

    • Pnwdutchgrl says:

      Bryce, being married to a Software Architect for the mobile(Android) platform I know a thing or two about this as well.

      Now suppose if all what you say is true, and it is indeed possible to put the same high quality app together on Droid then it is on iOS in one month time, what possible reason could Becky Higgins LLC have to NOT go ahead an do this? I can see a future goldmine if it is as easy peasy if you say it is.

      Why would they not rush to develop this in 1 month? Out of spite? To tease droid users? What why, why? What you write make no sense at all, especially looking at it from a business perspective.

      They already have a successful iOS app, they can make a bucket load of money by quickly putting they same app together in 1 month and rake in the money. What’s not to like eh? There has to be a catch somewhere. And there is, it’s because you are wrong.

      You can not develop a droid app for thousands of screen sizes, resolutions etc for all those different droid phones! It’s impossible. And you know the cheap droid market, if you blink your eyes there’s another Samsung model out with just a tiny bit of different screen size. The fact that droid uses Java I can’t help either.
      Good luck with that.

      On iOS it’s not much different, right now there are still apps just catching up to the 6 Plus size screen.

  26. Alison says:

    You guys rock! I am an Android user – – Can’t wait for the App. I don’t get the nasty, impatient comments from others. Just wanted to let you guys know your work is appreciated – App or not.

  27. Lynisha W says:

    Thanks for the update!
    Maybe someone can answer this for me, I am switching from iPhone to android next week, what will happen to my project life app? Will it magically appear again when it’s comparable with android or will I have to purchase it again?

    • Toni Chase Toni Chase says:

      Hi Lynisha! You will need to repurchase it on your Android when it becomes available. Be sure you save all of your completed layouts from the Project Life App on your iPhone before you switch. You can email us at projectlifeapp@beckyhiggins.com if you have any questions about that. ~ Toni at Becky Higgins LLC

    • Jolene says:

      If you are keeping your old iPhone, you can still use the app. I kept my old iPhone 4 for my son to use as an iPod. It is wireless only, no LTE or 3G but all your apps will work just fine. You can still save and print your pages, just make sure you have a wireless connection.

  28. Michele says:

    Dear people saying it’s an “excuse”, let’s try this again. Look at your phones, what you are running is NOT “android”. Allow me to explain. There’s stock android, what Google puts out. So you take the SDK and program for Android. There are phones such as MotoX or Nexus which purchased off the developer’s site is running stock. Now, you have Samsung, HTC, and Motorola through the various companies (as examples). Samsung uses “TouchWiz”, HTC uses “Sense” and Motorola (except on Droid) uses Motoblur. You are not only programming for android but it must be able to work on the various environments. Let’s complicate things even more. Verizon requires certain bloatware and other requirements on their phones, AT&T, Sprint….etc. It further changes the environment of the phone. And we’ll take it even a step further…all the various processors, resolutions and memory combinations. (Which is why when a new version of android is pushed through, your phone may not get it anytime soon because it has to be compatible with the system and each company has their own process.) So when you say its an excuse or get a new developer, maybe this will add a layer of the complexity that the every day person doesn’t consider. Thank your phone companies and manufacturers for this.

  29. Monica says:

    All the negativity is insane – – that’s the thanks PL gets for (lets’s see)

    Free App – – on occasion
    Free App Kits – – on occasion
    BL Hide and Seek
    Free Templates
    Give-a-ways
    Ideas

    Are you kidding me and people are complaining about an App on Android that takes time. (and if you can’t wait, get an iPhone)

    I doubt very much that PL is making excuses to hurt their customers – instead of complaining all the time look at the things the company has done and will done.

    Oh well, just a rant!

    • Susan says:

      Monica, I don’t appreciate you telling me (as an Android user who has only ever asked “when” and has never made rude or nasty comments on here or anywhere else) to buy an iPhone if we want the PL app. Not everyone can afford to buy an iPhone, now matter how hyped up they are. Those things are expensive and the one time that I did switch to an iPhone, I couldn’t get a signal where I live and I didn’t like how small it was either, so I promptly turned right back around and exchanged it for a better upgrade to my Samsung Galaxy that I have, which I prefer so much more. So, there’s really no need for your nasty hateful remarks and there’s NO NEED (all caps for emphasis not yelling – to clarify) for you to lump ALL Android users into the “nasty rude individuals” you think they are. We, as Android users, have the right to be frustrated for having to wait so long as well as we have the right to continue to ask, “when” regardless if you like it or not.

      Good day!

  30. Annie says:

    I am an avid Android user but don’t particularly care about the app either way. I do find it amusing how high and mighty Apple users are coming across. Ragging on Androids and saying things like, “I hope you never get the app!” while at the same time chastising all the people venting their frustrations. I also believe that if it had been developed for Android first, every Apple user on here acting all superior would be whining like a child. So don’t act so superior.

  31. Stephanie says:

    Wow! I don’t get all the hate – from both sides. I’m an Android user. Yeah, I’d like to check out the app, but really its not that big of a deal.

    It’s just an app people, it’s not the cure for cancer. Let it go.

  32. bernadette says:

    Thank you so much for explaining the delay and reassuring us that an android app is still in the works. So sorry to read all the unfortunate comments but I wanted to say that I love Project Life and appreciate all the care and time you take to reach out to your customers. Keep up the great work!

  33. Vi says:

    Everyone leaving rude comments about this delay ought to kiss the ground and thank heaven that they have the kind of life where this is even on the radar screen of their worries.

  34. Wendy says:

    I’m a Apple girl, all the way. Never used any Android systems, so I have no opinion about them.
    My dream is that there will be a version to use on my iMac.
    So, if at any given time the Android version comes out, please make that your next project! :-)
    And thank you for making the best way for me to keep the memories documented.

  35. Chrystal says:

    Becky, you and your team are far more patient and much nicer than I would be with all this negativity! It is YOUR company and you can do whatever you want. I would have said long ago, “Never mind! No Android app for you!” :)

    Anyway, I have done physical PL, and currently do digital PL. I have the app, but honestly do not see what all the fuss is about anyway. LOL

    Best of luck to you!

  36. Erlinda says:

    I couldn’t wait for the app on android, so I changed phones. Yes, just for this app! And I am so happy I did. I love the app! It is the most used app on my phone. And my iphone5c was FREE with an upgrade. No, its not the latest and greatest iphone, but it works perfect for this app and what I need.

  37. Amy Bonner says:

    I am a patient Android user!! ;) THANK YOU for all of your hard work and transparency! We know how much the Becky Higgins/Project Life team love their customers–even the obviously VERY impatient ones that continue to harass you about this subject. So sorry this has become such a frustrating thing. I know it will eventually work out. And we will all be jumping with glee when it does!! Again THANK YOU for ALL that you do!!

  38. Hello everyone!
    I am a patient android user who has never commented on instagram for “when the app will come”. I know that the apps on Apple always come first, and it takes more time for Android.

    I just want to remind those who are Apple users and commenting “you only have to buy an iphone and don’t bother us with your Android” that all users of Project Life are not American people.
    I am French. The minimum price of an iPhone (not the last out) is at least $ 300 with an obligation to take a special phone plan of at least $ 60 a month (if you don’t take the phone plan, you can easily add at least $100 to the phone). Everyone can not afford it. I don’t know how it goes to you in terms of prices but here everything that is Apple is very expensive.

    And you know what? When the app will arrive on Android, I would not complain because it is in English and not translated into French! I really want to have this app with which I couldn’t directly order my impressions as you in the USA.

    So people, be nice to each other, don’t judge those who ask “when?” but rather help them to wait.
    And to those who wait and put negative comments, I am certain that when you will have the app you’ll still have things to complain about, so …
    We don’t need a war, we are memory keepers!

    May all of you have a very nice day. And don’t forget to take photos for your memories!

  39. Lisa says:

    App for windows too please! Windows 8 and windows phones

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  41. Cole says:

    It’s been almost 7 months, any updates? I know there are a lot of Android devices, but obviously you don’t have to design for all of them, even hitting the 10 most popular devices would be a great start!
    Thanks!

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  42. Jone says:

    Any update on the android app? It’s 2016 now. It’s nearly 18 months since the launch of the iPhone app, which happens to be the time you quoted from development of Instagram for iPhone vs. Android as an example of how “it’s so not simple” [to develop for Android.] Would it be fair to say this ISN’T actually in development at all? What’s the status on the “front load work?” Reading this in 2016 it definitely sounds like excuses and empty promises. If there’s really nothing actually in development, just say so. Don’t string people along.

    • Race Ashby Race Ashby says:

      Hi Jone!

      Our team has been posting regularly to social media with updates on where we’re at with Android development, but I know not everyone follows along there, so I’m glad I caught you here! We’re officially launching the Project Life App on Android this Monday, February 29, 2016! Woohoo! It really has been in constant development this whole time, and we are so excited for everyone who patiently waited to scrapbook, journal, and memory-keep right in the palm of their hand. We’ll have lots of free giveaway activities on Monday with the launch to help spread the word to everyone, so definitely follow @BeckyHigginsLLC on whatever social media you love.

  43. Roger says:

    I agree, an update to when/if you’re going to put an Android version of your app would be good. I think its generally appreciated that there are lots of Android variants around but, as someone else suggested previously, only go back a couple of generations and then just the most popular smartphones/tablets using Android (I think you’d probably then only be looking at Samsung – and they’ve just brought out their delicious S7). If you’re not going to bring the app out, tell us – its better to be upfront with your customer base.

    • Race Ashby Race Ashby says:

      Hi Roger!

      I was just telling Jone (above), our team has been posting regularly to social media with updates on where we’re at with Android development, but I know not everyone follows along there, so I’m glad I caught you both here! We’re officially launching the Project Life App on Android this Monday, February 29, 2016! Woohoo! It really has been in constant development this whole time, and we are so excited for everyone who patiently waited to scrapbook, journal, and memory-keep right in the palm of their hand. We’ll have lots of free giveaway activities on Monday with the launch to help spread the word to everyone, so definitely follow @BeckyHigginsLLC on whatever social media you love.

    • Cash says:

      Bravo, Lori! Thank you for the inspiration – I may not be a runner, but there are so many things that I do which I sometimes give up on because of fatigue, lack of sef-cfonlidence, and whatever excuses I can come up with.Instead, I will keep in mind your message: be thankful for our capabilities, not matter what they are. Small victories are still victories! 8-D

    • http://www./ says:

      Hi! visiting from Raising Five…looks like you did a great job! :D Now get some rest! ;)I have two little girls, ages 4 and 7…out of diapers but they still keep me busy! :)

  44. Jen says:

    I think as android users we have been rediculously patient waiting on an app…..how long now? 2 years? It appears that you think your customers are lacking intelligence, and you are more concerned with using your resources for other things, as I’ve seen all the new developments in the past few years… I have to admit, I’m disappointed, but as others have stated, your a business person, we are *just* the customers… Thankfully, there are other apps that allow us to save memories on… And if I remember right, they launched both ios and Android simultaneously. Shame on you for taking us for granted…

  45. Rhoda says:

    I actually forgot about this app being in development and haven’t checked this site in over 15 months. I actually downloaded a pocket scrapbooking free software for my pc and made a few pages but the majority of ones were made on my iPhone. I decided on a whim to check the progress on the android app this week and found that it had been released.
    I bought it for a tablet that I have & I’ll be trying to learn how to use it.
    Thanks for the android app.

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