We are thrilled to let everyone know iPhone Bible App 2.1 is now live in the iTunes App Store. There are several improvements in this update which you can get on your iPhone App Store or by going to http://www.youversion.com/download.
We are pleased to announce a major update to the YouVersion Bible app for Blackberry that includes functionality for the Storm. This update is for ALL BlackBerry devices and has a whole new easy-to-use dashboard to help you navigate the Bible on your mobile device.
Below are a couple resources we wanted to pass on to all of you who have been creating groups and events inside YouVersion Live the past month. First, we have a video you can use to help introduce YouVersion Live to those participating in your event whether a church congregation, small group or concert.
YouVersion Live – For use with your Event Community.
Secondly, maybe you love what YouVersion Live can do but have had a hard time explaining it to a leader, your team or event coordinator. For that we have two videos below. One is a quick explanation that could be used at both an event or one on one. The other is a full webinar explaining the roots of YouVersion Live and its core functionality.
YouVersion Live for Leaders – To Explain to Leaders, a Team or Group Looking to Leverage YouVersion Live.
YouVersion Live Webinar – For a detailed look at YouVersion Live
Don’t worry, the two promotional videos are available for download in HD as both a movie file or for use on DVD so you can easily use them during your events. They are hosted at OPEN over at LifeChurch.tv for Free! Downloadable Version at OPEN.
Today we pushed a new update to the Apple iTunes Store for approval. Version 2.1 is really laying a great foundation for a huge release coming in just a few weeks…more about those details in a few days. Anyway, we wanted you to know about what is coming, and what you can expect to see in version 2.1.
What’s New In Version 2.1:
Optimized for iPhone OS 3.0
Nueva Version Internacional translation
Tweet verse now includes 140 characters of verse
Updated Live, improved details in emailing notes
Improved memory management
Fixed CUV translation issue
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People who speak Spanish have a great new option for reading the Bible online and on the go. The Nueva Version Internacional is the latest addition to the growing list of translations on YouVersion. As the number of Hispanic YouVersion users continues to increase, we’re especially excited about launching the NVI.
YouVersion features Bible translations in 41 different versions and 21 languages, and now BlackBerry users around the world can enjoy new language options for the app itself. We’re extending the global reach for the Bible App to Portuguese, Spanish, German, and French, in addition to English. These languages are localized into the app, which means all the buttons, menus, and settings will be in the language you choose.
You can have access to these languages, as well as some important bug fixes and improved stability, by updating to version 2.04 inside the Bible app or by going to http://youversion.com/bb.
More than 990 million people worldwide are speaking these five languages, and we’re excited to see what God does as BlackBerry users in these areas have increased access to the Bible.
Today is the highly expected launch of the Verizon Droid. It is the first device with Android 2.0 (Google’s mobile operating system), has a flip out Keyboard and has even been compared to Apple’s iPhone device by several bloggers (TechCrunch, Mashable, cnet).
Well as the new Droid launches we would also like to let everyone know that YouVersion Bible app is now available for mobile phones running Android! Just go to http://youversion.com/download and you will be directed from your Android phone to the free Bible app powered by YouVersion.
For those of you already using an Android device, or looking at making the change to Verizon’s Droid, what gets you most excited about the platform? Let us know over at http://facebook.com/youversion!
(The Bible for Android works on all Android devices such as the Hero from Sprint, the T-Mobile myTouch and CLIQ)