Update History and Release Notes

We release updates for GloveBox regularly to add new features, improve performance and fix bugs. Here you can find details of the changes in each app update.

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Version 1.6.1

Released: September 2018

  • Added map of all fuel locations. ("Locations" > "Map")
  • Changed how the map works when creating or updating a fuel location for better performance and reliability.
  • Ad improvements: No longer need to force a reload under certain conditions. If an ad is visited don't load another for some time.
  • Updated Facebook SDK to take advantage of latest features, performance improvements and bug fixes.
  • Fixed bug: Background colour is incorrect after log in, add/update a location, log out and back in again.
  • Fixed bug: Latest fuel economy is no longer displayed after adding fuel.

Version 1.6.0

Released: June 2018

  • Added the GloveBox Store with in-app purchases. Learn more
  • Better error handling when communicating with the GloveBox service.
  • Improved memory usage by unloading fuel/expense logs after navigating away from them.
  • Don't display car selection when entering fuel and expenses if only one car exists.
  • When selecting a fuel location display recently added locations.
  • New tree images on CO2 illustration to improve performance on lower spec devices.
  • Added loading animations for charts.
  • Removed the fuel social share prompt - nobody uses it!
  • iOS only: Improved appearance on iPhone X.
  • Android only: Back button closes the app at the home screen.
  • Android only: Back button closes charts.
  • Fixed bug: Prevented multiple prompts for missing fields when logging in with Facebook.
  • Fixed bug: Fields cleared when navigating back to add fuel from location selection.
  • Fixed bug: Stats not available message appears while fuel stats are loading.
  • Fixed bug: Ad position broken on iPhone X.
  • Fixed bug: Multiple navigation hint arrows may appear when displaying fuel and expense logs.
  • Fixed bug: Minor display issues when using the 'show more' button on fuel and expense logs.
  • Fixed bug: Logging out immediately after opening the app doesn't work in some circumstances.

Version 1.5.7

Released: April 2018

  • Added ability to edit the date of existing fuel and expense entries.
  • Made it clearer that location usage stats apply to the last year.
  • Minor changes to driver invite email input.
  • Added extra fields to cars: chassis number, engine number and notes.
  • Sorted car colour list alphabetically.
  • Added more details to the privacy policy.
  • Improved page navigation efficiency when logged out.
  • Removed support for app version 1.3.3 and below.
  • Fixed bug: Crash when zooming the map if one finger is outside the map area.
  • Fixed bug: Banner ad still overlaps charts on some devices.
  • Fixed bug: Driver invites are checked even when no user is logged in.

Version 1.5.6

Released: March 2018

  • Added support for expense summary stats.
  • Prompt to enter missing fields when not provided by Facebook.
  • Fixed bug: Banner ad overlaps charts on some devices.
  • Fixed bug: CO2 illustration button is missing.


Version 1.5.5

Released: January 2018

  • Improved performance when using cached data.
  • Fixed bug: Long notes can cause layout issues in the fuel and expense logs.

Version 1.5.4

Released: January 2018

  • Improved appearance of notes on fuel and expense logs, especially long notes.
  • Prevented fuel and expense logs from being stretched out on wider screens.
  • Improved how some errors are handled when communicating with the remote service.
  • Fixed bug: When adding fuel more than once the location may be set as a previously used location.

Version 1.5.3

Released: December 2017

  • Preparation for upcoming changes to support more cars per account.
  • Improved error reporting.
  • Made some minor changes to content and help text.

Version 1.5.2

Released: December 2017

  • New: Add text notes to fuel entries.
  • New: KM per litre statistics.
  • New: Change text size.
  • Minor changes to some help text.
  • Fixed bug: Expense category name input appears when changing the category to 'Select...'.

Version 1.5.1

Released: October 2017

  • New: Create custom categories for non-fuel expenses.
  • New: Edit existing non-fuel expenses.
  • New: Choose which columns to display on the fuel log.
  • Added a list of cheapest locations by fuel type.
  • Improved layout of the locations management screen.
  • Fixed bug: Some statistics are not formatted correctly.
  • Fixed bug: Intermittent error when selecting a fuel location.
  • Fixed bug: Intermittent 'Log out failed' message when logging out.
  • Several minor bug fixes, usability and performance enhancements.

Version 1.5.0

Released: July 2017

  • Improved the design of the UI including buttons, icons, input fields and loading animations.
  • Added support for exporting all fuel and expenses data as CSV files.
  • Added support for importing fuel and expenses from a CSV file.
  • Improved general performance when using the app.
  • Added date range selection to expenses pie chart.
  • Added support for extra statistics, which will be created next time you make a change to the fuel log.
  • Changed the 'offline' message when no internet connection is available.
  • Made invitations from other drivers appear everywhere, not just on the home screen.
  • Improved the options available when an error occurs to help recover from it more easily.
  • Improved error handling when logging in with Facebook.
  • Display the privacy policy in the app instead of opening the web browser.
  • Fixed bug: Buttons that display the fuel economy chart and CO2 emissions illustration may not be displayed for some cars.
  • Fixed bug: Some messages specific to the logged in user may not be removed when logging out.
  • Fixed bug: Expenses can be deleted by any driver, instead of only the car's owner or creator of the expense.

Version 1.4.4

Released: May 2017

  • Made invitations from other drivers appear even more quickly - after no more than 5 minutes.
  • Prevented the 'add fuel' form from being reset when the selected location is changed.
  • Fixed bug: MPG displayed on the fuel log is incorrect if the fuel unit is set to 'gallons' and the gallons unit is set to 'US gallons'.
  • Fixed bug: When adding fuel the last used location is selected, even if it's not allowed to be used with the current car.

Version 1.4.3

Released: April 2017

  • Made invitations from other drivers appear more quickly.

Version 1.4.2

Released: April 2017

  • Fixed bug: An error occurs when logged in with Facebook and no internet connection is available.
  • Fixed bug: Changing orientation on an iOS device while viewing a chart will not redraw the chart the first time orientation is changed.
  • Fixed bug: The app may not work correctly on older Android devices.

Version 1.4.1

Released: April 2017

  • Improved the appearance of statistics.
  • Fixed bug: Changing orientation on an iOS device while viewing a chart will not redraw the chart.
  • Fixed bug: When logging in with Facebook driver invitations from other users will not be shown for at least 24 hours.

Version 1.4.0

Released: April 2017

  • Added the ability to associate a location with each fuel entry.
  • Made the charts more efficient and faster to load.
  • Improved the appearance of the fuel and expense logs.
  • Improved validation when adding, editing or deleting a fuel entry.
  • Improved validation messages when adding reminders.
  • Improved authentication and security.
  • Allowed multiple fuel entries on the same date.
  • Prompt drivers to accept invitations instead of immediately adding them to the car.
  • Allow car owner to cancel a pending driver invitation.
  • Improved the appearance of the home screen.
  • Fixed bug: Error may be displayed if logging in with Facebook after changing email address in Facebook account.
  • Fixed bug: Back navigation doesn't work correctly if you have more than one car.
  • Fixed bug: Fuel entries created by additional drivers are no longer editable after the driver is removed from the car.
  • Fixed bug: Unable to delete expenses on some devices.

Version 1.3.3

Released: September 2016

  • Improved and reorganised the settings screens.
  • Fixed bug: Dates in the fuel log may wrap multiple lines.
  • Fixed bug: Share prompt toggle switch logic is the wrong way around.

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Version 1.3.0

Released: August 2016

  • Improved how fuel entries are updated when switching the fuel or gallons unit.
  • Improved the Facebook first time login experience.
  • Improved the sign up experience.
  • Removed the date format from preferences, now use a universal date format.
  • Improved date entry to allow fast selection of year and month.
  • Added paging to the fuel and expense logs, added ability to see all fuel entries.
  • Prevented non-owners from attempting to modify fuel entries that were created by someone else.
  • Added setting for Android that switches the numeric keypad on and off.
  • Updated Facebook integration to improve performance and stability.
  • Added the ability to select additional drivers from Facebook friends.
  • Added a prompt to share fuel economy on Facebook or Twitter. This prompt can be disabled in Settings.
  • Fixed bug: UI glitch on log out in iOS.

Version 1.2.1

Released: March 2016

  • Fixed bug: Calendar doesn't show correct days.

Version 1.2.0

Released: February 2016

  • Added carbon emissions illustration.
  • Added odometer unit setting for each car - supports miles and km.
  • Improved the layout of the settings pages.
  • Added the year to fuel and expense log date columns.
  • Improved the appearance of charts, which also now support pan and zoom.
  • Use numeric keyboard on iOS for fuel quantity and cost.
  • Removed the name and email fields from settings if you log in with Facebook, these are now updated automatically from Facebook.
  • Fixed bug: Expenses chart may not appear even after entering an expense, pie chart may appear incorrectly.

Version 1.1.5

Released: May 2015

  • Added ability to edit existing fuel entries.
  • If a car make or model isn't in the app, type in the name.
  • Improved performance of loading animations.
  • Fixed bug: Offline warning flashes on iOS when no internet connection.

Version 1.1.1

Released: April 2015

  • Improved appearance of some loading animations.
  • Display the expense chart even if all expenses are in the same category.
  • Fixed bug: Some information isn't updated for 24 hours after deleting an expense.

Version 1.1.0

Released: March 2015

  • GloveBox is now available on iOS for iPad and iPhone!
  • Added ability to log non-fuel expenses.
  • Added ability to create email reminders.
  • Removed support for Android 2.x versions.
  • Improved performance when updating the fuel log.
  • Handbook opens in a browser window instead of in app.
  • Improved security for users who log in with Facebook.
  • Added plate number to drop down when selecting car to add fuel.
  • Improved performance when loading the list of car makes.
  • Fixed bug: Entering historical fuel may cause errors in economy calculations.

Version 1.0.6

Released: September 2014

  • Fixed bug: Alert may be displayed asking you to add a car when viewing 'archived cars'.

Version 1.0.5

Released: September 2014

  • Added ability to archive cars.
  • Added fuel type 'hybrid'.
  • Display estimated annual mileage if less than one year's data is available.

Version 1.0.4

Released: April 2014

  • Improved performance of drivers screen after adding a new driver.
  • Fixed bug: An error may occur when attempting to delete a driver.
  • Fixed bug: An error may occur when attempting to delete a car.
  • Fixed bug: An error may occur after changing the fuel unit.