This is truly a sad day for all Windows 8 phone users. After talking with the good folks at Pentair, the tech informed me they have no current plans to develop a Windows 8 phone App for the Screenlogic automation system users. I thought maybe we could hold out for awhile before purchasing something else to run our pool/spa equipment, while they developed this App, but doesn't look like there's anything on the horizon. Sure hope the tech is just misinformed and they are looking into creating this App. For now, all I can do is wonder how much longer it will take.
On the bright side, Windows 8 is starting to gain momentum, with Nokia selling 8 million Lumia phones QTR 3 2013 -- beating QTR 2 sales of 7.5 million-- and by all indications that I read, they will continue this trend into the future. This gives me hope it will be sooner, as I truly like the ease of use my phone gives me.
It would be great to get some more support from other Windows 8 phone users here and I encourage you to jump on the bandwagon to get this App for your phone, too. Be it Jandy, Hayward or Pentair automation customers, give them a call and express your desire to have a Windows 8 App for automation. Better yet, put it in writing!
Please note, Iím not knocking Apple or Android Iím sure theyíre great for the people that have them. And for those who may ask, yes, I did know when I purchased the Screenlogic there was no App, but if they donít hear from anyone who wants the App to be created, it may never come to be.
Thanks for any and all support in this matter.