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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kingnothing83, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. kingnothing83

    kingnothing83 Newbie
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    New hero has arrived, successfully unlocked - and loving it so far!

    However I have a couple of queries.

    I have set up my yahoo mail using the mail program, pop/smtp mail

    I have it to check every 15mins and it is great is there any way to stop mail showing up as "unread" if I have already read it.

    What I mean is, I get 1 email to my yahoo email address, read this email at work, dont delete it, but it displays as "read". Then 15 mins later I get a notification on my hero and have to click the email to stop it displaying as unread.

    Is there anyway to stop this?

    Also - is there a decent facebook wigit? I like Bloo but you cant reply to mail on there, and it doesnt seem to have a widget, any tips?

    Thanks!

    Simon
     



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  2. kingnothing83

    kingnothing83 Newbie
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    oh and can anyone recommend the best app for finding the nearest pub, restaurant, etc and getting a quick review of them? I know you can just search google maps for "pub" and it'll give you a list of close by ones, and that Aloqa will give you reviews and show you the nearest pub etc, but when i use aloqa to give me directions it shows me car directions and doesnt let me choose walking directions

    is there another app?

    thanks

    Simon
     
  3. elektrobix

    elektrobix Member

    As far as i know there isn't a single facebook app/widget that lets you reply to private messages. What i do is have a shortcut on my homescreen that points to my facebook message inbox

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    1. http://touch.facebook.com/#inbox.php
    I think the app you already have (Bloo) is considered one of the best facebook apps and here the author mentions the inbox issue: Bloo
     
  4. markie-m8

    markie-m8 Well-Known Member


    Try places directory, not a bad free app.
     
  5. Bhav

    Bhav Well-Known Member

    I don't think so. It's happening because you're using POP - it treats any emails it hasn't downloaded yet as "new" email, whether you've read it elsewhere or not.

    The solution would be to use IMAP - although I don't know if Yahoo offers that.

    If it doesn't...well the solution to that is use Gmail ;)
     

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The HTC Hero release date was July 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7200A processor, and 1350mAh battery.

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