First, the app does not work over the internet; You have to be on the same wifi network to control your Joule. Also, only one app/device can control Joule at a time. The app interface is non-standard, and very basic. There is no notification, much less a widget. The recipes are beautiful and tasty (ChefSteps is AMAZING at what they do), but there are not very many, and you cannot add your own. Please make these needed improvements so the Joule becomes a staple in my kitchen!
Controls the Joule, but slow and laggy, notifications are not treated as alarms, so if you have volume low or auto rules on notifications, it may not tell you when you're done. Would love an android wear app.
I like the design and interrace of the app, but it's very slow to respond. When I'm cooking something time sensitive (eg. Eggs), it shouldn't take 45-60 seconds to get the timer started. Also, why does the app use 1.2gb of data?? It's just a cooking app but it's the #2 app on my phone in terms of storage space.
I guess I want to say "your connectivity and automated help system both SUCK." I have never seen a wifi connection work and Bluetooth has to be constantly prodded even though the phone is a foot away. The gizmo does make the water as hot as needed and keeps it at temperature for at least 90-120 minutes (based on my limited experience). The vids and recipes have worked very well, so that part doesn't suck. I guess I have a love-hate relationship with it ... some days hate wins out :(.
It's glacially slow on my Android phone, even slower than the previous release. Given that this app is Joule's user interface, it's barely acceptable.
It would be nice to be able to choose from a variety of timer sounds. The default is really loud and annoying.
Version 2.56.3 Early Christmas Edition
Happy holidays! We’ve got one heck of a holiday update, folks.
New Power button: It’s easier than ever to set a manual temperature with Joule.
Improved Home view: Categories are now on top, making it easier to find what you are looking for. New guides are located just below.
Faster Bluetooth connection for our Android squad.
Fixes for days: We’ve squashed a big batch of bugs so that your seasonal feasts go as smooth as an aerial sleigh ride.
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