An update to Start is now live in the App Store. We’ve squashed some bugs, made some updates and added a new feature: Timer Mode.

Timer Mode acts just like an alarm, but rather than set a time to wake, you simply set a duration of time. To change an Alarm to a Timer, you just tap the center of the dial. The rings will animate to their new positions between the two modes. Just set the timer and swipe up to activate.

We’ve also added new actions for Day One, Fantastical, Flipboard, GMail, Pocket, Readmill, Reeder, Sparrow, Twitter, Twitterrific, Yahoo Weather and Zite. You can access them alongside other actions that Start already supports.

Finally, we updated some animations, added some polish and took care of some bugs. Download Start 1.2 in the App Store and enjoy the updates.

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