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TPU Mobile App

Would you use a free TPU app?

  • For iPhone

    Votes: 585 12.6%
  • For Android

    Votes: 1,944 42.0%
  • The normal web version is fine

    Votes: 1,107 23.9%
  • I don't browse TPU on the move

    Votes: 989 21.4%

  • Total voters
    4,625
  • Poll closed .

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#1
would you use one?
 
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#2
What would it do? I mean i can set my home page to TPU if i want instant access
 
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vbulletin mobile app. Allows far easier access to forum when on a smartphone
 
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#4
yup, be alot more easy at work. what kinda of features? Oh can you have the app be stored on to an SD card.. for those with low onboard mem. TY
 
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#5
I don't see the benefit in that, i'm on 4g and like i said i can set TPU as homepage so practically instant access, just need to wake the screen & hit "web" & presto! Could be beneficial for person's on slower network i guess? Am i missing something else :confused:

It would need to have some noticeable advantage's/feature's for me to be truly interested, sry W1zz need more info :eek:
 
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#6
Browsers work fine for me.

Most android apps geared for forums,websites, and such, seem to be no more than links.
And, I create them in the browsers.

Just my opinion.:)

Edit: Unless, I am missing where you are going with the idea...
 

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#7
Unless, I am missing where you are going with the idea...
not sure myself, but at this time this will be for the main site, not the forums
 

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#8
I would mind one. As it stands I kinda don't like the mobile lay out how it is. I switch to desktop mode on my phone its slower but easier to navigate of their was a nice mobile app for TPU I'd use it.
 
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#9
I'd definitely use it but without the forums seems incomplete.
It would help for people like me who can't have full access while at work.
 
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#10
Maybe, some type of widget that is switchable for things like reviews, news, recent posts, pm notifications, new downloads, important info, links, etc.?
 
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#11
I could make use of an App on Android.
 

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#12
Android for sure! Gotta have my TPU out and about!
 

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IF there was going to be one Android is the logical choice for launch...

those who don't have time to check TPU during daily routine they will appreciate mobile app.
 

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#14
I say if you're going to do it, no app. Just make an equivilent of mobile for the forums. Installing 3rd party software to participate in a website is asinine. The only exception is if the app could do something important web browsers can't be made to do.

All smartphones with a browser can access a website. If you go the app route, you'd have to make no less than three versions using three different languages (Java for Android, WPF/C# for Windows Phone, and Xcode/C for iPhone) and that's a lot of work.
 
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yeah would defo use an android vrsion thats the way to go , would come in handy when not in front of ma computer
 
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#17
What's wrong with the current mobile version?

It works great on my not-so-smart phone. The lightweight version of the forums works great too.
 

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#18
Ford is right, the app should be web based so it works on most devices. Also, why exclude Windows Phone in the poll?
 

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#22
Dear W1zz, please allow posting of polls inside the thread instead of the redirect to the front page. Im sure you can sacrifice a few page hits for this! Thanks!
 

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marketing value. people install lots of apps, they dont install many websites
From this perspective it is a great idea.

Fine, then the app is a single browser control that opens the website. Other devices can just visit it manually.
I can see a General Nonsense app making you lots of money. :)
 
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#24
TPU on the go? YES THX

(Android users)

Wizz' App will destroy all other forum/website/whatever app on the market!!!
 

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#25
an ipad app that cleans up the regular tpu interface would be really nice.