Pear Computer LLP is a fresh mobile software company from Cambridge, UK. We create usable and beautiful iPhone apps, like KashFlow and MyGas.
We can also help you and your business to turn your app idea into reality.
dave-morrison asked: Are you still actively supporting mygas? It seems to have been reported by many to be broken for months with crashes after rendering your location. It would be a shame to see such a good idea for an app to be lost.
We are still supporting MyGas, even though we’re being kept pretty busy with other stuff. I’ve been working on a new version for a while now, hopefully we’ll get it out in the not too distant future.
dave-morrison asked: thanks for the handy MyGas app. If you added mpg and tank size to the options, you could display savings of going each garage, and even figure out which would be the best station to head to for the biggest saving. Also, an iPad version would be very nice too :)
Thanks a lot for the suggestion, that’s a really good idea! We’ve been very busy recently with a top-secret project, but we still have a lot of improvements and new features in mind for MyGas, so stay tuned ;-)
Many users of the KashFlow iPhone app have commented that one feature they use regularly is taking a picture of a receipt and attach it to a receipt in KashFlow. In order to make this as quick as possible, we created a stand-alone app we call KashFlow QuickSnap.
The idea is simple: Set your name, customer and expense category in the preferences only once, and then just take pictures of your receipts with a tap. You can enter a description, but you don’t have to. Inserting receipts is now faster than ever.
As usual this goodness comes to you for free, courtesy of KashFlow. Give it a try today!
Accounting is the part of business life that almost everyone tries to avoid like the plague. The prospect of spending hours filing receipts is daunting even to the best of us. This is especially true if you’re not a multi-national corporation, but a small company with limited time and manpower (like us for example).
Hence, it is no surprise that there are plenty of software packages to help SME (small and medium enterprises) with their accounting needs. The biggest and most widely known online service for SME accounting in the UK is KashFlow. They offer an amazingly comprehensive service at a very affordable rate. Try it yourself, there’s a 2 months free trial - no strings attached.
I decided to do the good deed of the day and migrate the first of the Objective-C blog posts from the old godawful site to our new one, as some people seemed to find these tutorials quite handy. This one’s called NSArray+UniqueObjects, and I hope you find it useful.
How does one get rid of duplicate values in an NSArray whilst maintaining a specified sort order? After researching the Cocoa documentation I couldn’t find a way to doing this with a oneliner. So here’s a category on NSArray that does it! The following code should help you out.
Here’s the header and implementation:
You can also grab the source code for this snippet from github:
We’ve been following the rising App Store rankings of the free petrol station finder app MyGas in excitement. MyGas, our second last release which we made together with whatgas.com, has been out since Christmas and has gained in popularity especially in the UK App Store very steadily and is receiving a lot of positive feedback. The app is currently out in a handful of European countries (UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal) and we’re hoping to expand this in the future.
We’ve released two updates to the app based on the user feedback with bug fixes and added functionality such as Google Maps route finding searching. More free updates are coming your way soon, so stay tuned andkeep the feedback coming so we know what you want!