Fantastical for iPhone Adds 3D Touch Support, Fantastical for iPad Gains Split-Screen Multitasking

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    Flexibits today updated its popular Fantastical 2 apps for the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch with support for a range of iOS 9 and iPhone 6s features. Fantastical 2 for iPad now includes split-screen multitasking support, letting it be used simultaneously with other apps with iOS 9's Slide Over and Split-View multitasking modes.

    With Slide Over, users can pause one task to access their calendars to quickly schedule events or reminders, and with Split-View, Fantastical 2 can be used alongside another app. Slide Over works on the iPad Air and later and the iPad mini 2 and later, while Split-View is available on the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 4.

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    The iPad version of Fantastical 2 also includes new iOS 9 keyboard shortcuts when using an external Bluetooth keyboard that are accessible when holding down the command key.

    Fantastical 2 for the iPhone now includes support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus. A firm press on the Fantastical app icon on these devices will bring up a list of Quick Actions that lets users see upcoming events, add a new event, view reminders, and search through their calendars.

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    On the Apple Watch, the Fantastical 2 app is now native on devices running watchOS 2, improving loading speeds and app opening times. There are also now Fantastical complications that include a "go to date" option, which can be used on any watchOS 2 watch face that supports complications.

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    In addition to these major changes, there are several improvements and bug fixes that are common to both the iPhone and iPad apps. A full list of these minor enhancements are below:
    Fantastical 2 for iPhone and Apple Watch is available from the App Store for $4.99. [Direct Link]

    Fantastical 2 for iPad is available from the App Store for $9.99. [Direct Link]

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  2. RosOne macrumors regular

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    Still missing location based calendars/settings
     
  3. nilk macrumors 6502a

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    I updated Fantastical 2 for iPhone, but had to reboot before the home screen actions worked. iOS bug?
     
  4. Jigga macrumors 6502

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    I didn't have to reboot, I just had to open the app once.
     
  5. Shawn Parr macrumors regular

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    My iPhone app is acting as expected, but on my Watch it doesn't show any of my upcoming events. When I went into the glance it briefly showed me events, then updated to the new version and now shows "No Events Today"
     
  6. luke321blue macrumors newbie

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    I have exactly the same issue. Also my apple calendar doesn't show events on the watch either.
     
  7. AtheistP3ace macrumors 6502a

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    I don't use this app but great to see 3D touch support and apple watch support getting around!
     
  8. ericg301 macrumors 65816

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    what does the small complication ring mean? # of tasks?
     
  9. Shawn Parr macrumors regular

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    A full reboot of the watch fixed it in my case.
     
  10. nutmac macrumors 601

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    Yup and if there aren't any more tasks for the day, it shows this cute little guy.
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    Frankly, I would love an option to show next event starting time, just like Calendar complication.
     
  11. testcard macrumors 68040

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    I'm completely new to Fantastical (today), and have it as the central complication on the Modular face. Start and end times are shown for my calendar events.
     
  12. ericg301 macrumors 65816

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    Actually according to Twitter, that icon indicates number of events AND tasks remaining
     

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