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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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#26
I'm always disabling the mobile interface on almost every site I visit (when it allows me), no different with TPU.

Perhaps in a few years when I need reading glasses, that'll change... but by then we'll all be walking around with HUD helmets surfing the web using voice commands and wondering why we don't have a girlfriend anymore.
 
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#27
The website works fine in mobile form on the ICS stock browser and the desktop version is perfect on the Kindle Fire.
I don't find myself using apps to view individual websites on any of my mobile devices.

The forums can be tricky on both due to the way dialog boxes and other things get resized.
 
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#28
i find it awesome that there is a mobile version of the most awesome forum, but i like the normal desktop version really much, so i allways disable the mobile version, i'm sorry wizz and def's
 

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#29
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!
it's not about the traffic. i tacked on some additional functionality to the vbulletin polls, and for that functionality to work voting needs to be done via the changed voting code, which is only accessible from the frontpage
 
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#30
I wouldn't mind a windows phone app, however, there is no poll option for that.
 

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#31
i would use the iphone app since thats what i have now, but an android app is needed just as badly, due to the greater user base.
 

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#32
plz make a symbian one too!
 

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#33
I use the mobile app it comes in handy but missing some features...I would use the Android app for sure!
 

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#34
What would it do? I mean i can set my home page to TPU if i want instant access
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
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:

i think these never got answered:

same reason as the FB app. some data is pre-stored on the phone (not downloaded every time) making it even faster. saves you on your data cap. less issues with slow loading buttons or images.


features can be customised for the phones - smaller (size and data) ads, seperate options to disable avatars and signatures, etc.
 

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#35
There would have to be a free and donate "ad free" version. Unless youre rooted ads suck!
 

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#36
There would have to be a free and donate "ad free" version. Unless youre rooted ads suck!
thats actually a very good idea, to fund development of the app(s)
 

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#37
I would definitely pay to help support tpu!
 

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#38
I'm forever on tpu on my android phone. I have it set as homepage on both my desktop and phone. I like to stay on top of new things. I'm not to into the mobile version tho but thats mainly due to being so use to desktop.

Is there a mobile app yet? I'm confused lol. If not, is there an approximate time frame your lookin at having one out?
 

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I would definitely love and use an android app, preferably with opimisation to run on a 1280x800 screen like a lot of 10" tablets to, and smaller screens for phones.

to me the big issue with a lot of anroid apps is opimisation for these resolutions, as it stands I browse the regular web version on my tablet and the mobile version on my iphone for those reasons.
 
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android for sure
 
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#41
This has been asked loads of times, everytime it's just been ignored or just rejected.

Pity as i would've used it.

Edit, didn't even see who made the thread. It's about time tbh, this was requested AGES ago.
 
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#42
My phone is fast enough that flash/java aren't really an issue, and most of the time I change the user agent to show me as a desktop anyway to prevent the issues with mobile sites.

I woudn't use it.


But a Hot Girl/Crazy Picture GN app that used TPU servers for caching lower res images would be awesome. Perhaps even an app like that for the reviews here.
 

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#44
I like the function for viewing bigger pics. This things works great on my Galaxy S. Been using it all day at work. This is sooo much faster then having to use the phones browser. Thanks soo much. Will post if I come across any issues.

Thanks W1zz
 
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#45
whoot, just dl'd the android beta. Thx Wizz
 

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#46
How about for windows phone 7.5 , i gave up on android too fragmented and the iphone isn't any better My nokia windows phone is solid fast and never crashes or needs a reboot for that matter!
 
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#48
just got the beta and love it. such quick response. way better than using my browser on my phone. samsung galaxy prevail.
 
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downloading now.