In case anyone is wondering, the latest update to the Schlock Mercenary iPhone application added support for the iPhone 5 screen size. This update was released on the 1st of October, so I'm a little behind in reporting it. The app looks great on the larger screen, and I find myself using the application in landscape more now as a result. I've also tested the iPad application on an iPad Mini, and I'm pleased to report that it looks great, and works exactly the same as on the larger device. Where to from here? Well, I have some vague plans... Read more
Good news for users who have purchased a new iPad: the latest update of the Schlock Mercenary app includes Retina display graphics for all the UI elements of the application. All the buttons, backgrounds and text of the UI are now incredibly sharp. But wait, there's more... The latest version of the app can also now download Retina display strips. These strips provide the best looking Schlock Mercenary you've ever seen. Currently, these strips are available for the most recent years, but Howard is working on exporting and uploading the entire archive at higher resolution. More? Okay - Howard is... Read more
After an extended beta period, the Android application has finally been released to the Google Marketplace. The application itself is free, and displays ads on the home page, and while reading strips. By purchasing a subscription for US$0.99 a month, or $4.99 for 6 months, the ads are removed and you gain access to strips 3 days ahead of the website. Subscriptions can be purchased in the app using your Google Marketplace account. If you prefer PayPal, you will shortly be able to purchase subscriptions for the application on this site.