Baconit picks up new features with the latest update


Baconit, a popular third-party Reddit app for Windows 10 today picked up a new major update. With the latest update for the app, the developer has added some improvements for Microsoft Band integration. Additionally, the latest update also brings full Notification Center support, which is also pretty nice to see. As usual, there are some bug fixes and other improvements, which you can find in the full changelog below:

  • Background Inbox Updating
    • New inbox messages are discovered while the app isn’t running
  • Microsoft Band Integration
    • Add the Baconit tile to your Microsoft band v1 or v2
    • Receive new inbox messages notifications instantly on your Band
    • Check your unread messages any time in the Baconit tile
  • Full Notification Center Support
    • New inbox messages are added to the notification center
    • Notification center is synced to your inbox, when messages are read notifications are removed
    • Notification behaviors are highly customizable
    • Unread message count will be shown the Baconit tile and lock screen
  • Desktop and Lock Screen Image Updating
    • Much more reliable; I fixed a ton of bugs here
  • Message Inbox
    • Added a refresh button
    • Fixed a bug with “mark as read”
    • Fixed some text coloring issues
  • Flip View
    • When post fail to load they now fall back to the web browser
  • Bugs
    • Pressing the Escape key now acts like pressing the back button
    • Fixed many of the top app crashes
    • Other smaller bug fixes

Baconit is an awesome Reddit app for Windows Phone. One of the best things about the app is that it is available for free, and it’s also open source. You can get Baconit for your Windows 10 device using the link below, and you can find the GitHub repository here. 

Developer: Quinn Damerell
Price: Free+

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