How are you guys accessing AF.com from Phone?


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  1. JuniorNA

    JuniorNA Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Wanted to see how many of you guys are accessing AF (android Forums) when using your mobile phone?

    We used to be able to use TapATalk but i think that's gone :mad:

    Are you guys just using your regular Droid browser and accessing the full page of AF ? Or are you using another application from market that truncates the screen and gives you a mobile view?

    I know sites like crackberry used to have mobile pages, like wap.crackberry.com so it's easier and faster to load but I don't think AF has a mobile view page (yet)

    I wanted to see how many of using the regular browser and loading the full page, or doing something else?
     

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  2. J03

    J03 Well-Known Member

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    The android web browser can load regular web pages just fine. No need for restricted mobile sites. I hate when it defaults to mobile and you have to find the link that changes it back.
     
  3. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

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  4. JuniorNA

    JuniorNA Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    yeah, I agree with you there. I just really liked the speed of tapatalk and how easy it was to navigation through the forum. There was never any lag when typing responses back, and when using the default browser, you'll always find some type of lag.

    Sometimes, when I know it's just a forum, and no images need to be loaded, i'd rather the page load as little as possible and just show me the text so i can reply and everything would load easier and faster.
     
  5. smacky

    smacky Banned

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    Yeah, I use the browser.

    Good thing I didn't pay for Tapatalk. The only forum that uses it that I use is as BMW forum, which I visit occasionally because it usually turns into a pissing contest.

    There was supposed to be one that Phandroid came up with just for this forum, right?
     
  6. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants Moderator

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    Phases said they are hard at work on that app, but it must be harder to pull off then they anticipated.

    Androidcentral and Androidhelpers are two forums I visit now since I bought tapatalk and can't use it here anymore.
     
  7. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga VIP Member

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    there is a mobile version of the site. In the bottom left corner there is a drop down. The choices are phandroid skin or af mobile.

    I use the full page though.
     
  8. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

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    i stay off the site now on my phone, i used to use tapatalk but lets not go there. lol
     
  9. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday VIP Member

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    I really can't wait until the new app comes out. I really don't want to have to keep going to mobile browser. Typing any response is pretty slow.
     
  10. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

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    its a pain in the arse!
     
  11. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator

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    Last time I heard it mentioned they were having issues with the developer of the AF app =/

    Until then I use Opera, which makes it a bit quicker than the stock browser.
     
  12. smacky

    smacky Banned

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    I don't like the mobile version. I know it's made to be easy on the bandwidth, but it sucks.
     
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  13. JuniorNA

    JuniorNA Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yeah I use the mobile version a lot. I don't get any lag when I use it and its easier to manage Ur subscriptions when on Ur phone via mobile version. But I would rather tapatalk or a custom app. I'd be happy with either or .
     
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    Thefoodman52 Well-Known Member

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    Way to mention your own site there, bud. :rolleyes:

    -edit-
    What I've found that nearly eliminates the typing lag here, at least on my Evo, is to make a post with just a few words, post it, then hit edit. Once it's in edit mode on the same page, it has next to no lag with typing stuff out at all.
     
  15. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Well-Known Member

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    Visiting and posting from my DX via xScope Lite right now, seems pretty good and not too laggy. It's a phone, I don't expect it to act like a 2+ gHz desktop plugged into a high-speed network cable.
     
  16. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

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    I don't mind the mobile version so much I suppose but I <3 the full HTML version 100x more.
     
  17. killadanny

    killadanny Well-Known Member

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    I dont, im waiting for the app :)
     
  18. SoFLO

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    I use the mobile version of the site.
     
  19. Demache

    Demache Well-Known Member

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    I use the mobile version. Much faster.
     
  20. Talbot

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    I have Tapatalk still because some other forums i visit use it. But as far as AF goes, I just wait until I am at a computer.
     
  21. G.Armour

    G.Armour You know you want to. VIP Member

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    I use my browser and full site, I don't care to much for the mobile skin.
     

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