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  1. Fox Mulder

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    Yep those things are fixed. Had to clear cache and data then reload/log in, then it found my device and carrier. Not much in there currently but that's not a problem in the app.
     

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  2. PitCarver

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    All good...

    Thanks
     
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  3. stevealbright

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    New version is now up and live. Has all of these bug fixes mentioned above along with new dark theme!
     
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  5. Fox Mulder

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    Dark theme is great *but* there are some items that are still using a black font against the dark background, so a bit hard to see those. (likes, post counts, star).
     
  6. stevealbright

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    I personally liked the black on dark but open to change it to a lighter.
     
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    I don't mind the black on dark gray, but it could get hard to read in certain conditions. Not that likes are that critical.
     
  8. stevealbright

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    I think next update I will lighten them up a little. I was doing testing on 100% brightness so in that case it looks pretty good. Screen brightness 50% and lower it starts to get hard to see.

    Any other tweaks needed or wanted for the dark theme?

    I did notice on lower sdk's there is a white border on the card view... will get that fixed too.
     
  9. Fox Mulder

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    I do run my screen at a lower brightness.
    It's a minor thing anyway, but a lighter gray font would be helpful and shouldn't affect the look too much.
     
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  10. Rob

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    Typing a new thread is black on black for post content which is painfully hard to see as well.
     
  11. stevealbright

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    Does this happen in a certain channel that has a dark background?
     
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  14. Fox Mulder

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    Trying to read this thread from the app and it FC's as soon as I tap it. Go to a different thread, it opens fine.
     
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    I got the crash report. Issue with loading a vector... I will get that sorted out. Thanks!
     
  16. stevealbright

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    New update is pending. It will fix the crash loading this thread on lower sdk's loading the vector as well as dark theme improvements/bug fixes. We also updated some logic on what device name shows, which fixes Honor 6x issue recently discovered.

    Oh, @mention notifications should be fixed too.
     
  17. El Presidente

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    Second this, I just tried to reply to this thread using my tablet and it's black text on a black background.

    Also, using my phone it's not a problem, but if I hit "My Device" on my tablet, I can see 2 threads. One for the LG V20 and another for the Note 4. I have neither device.
     
  18. stevealbright

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    Are you testing with the latest update from last night? This would be version 1.5.1.1 Beta. This should have fixed the black on black.

    The "My Device" is a generic catch-all for all of the devices that are not currently approved. We want to maintain an accurate list of devices so there is some manual moderation needed. The majority of devices are auto approved via a massive lookup table. The threads you see are most likely before we had approved device specific channels.

    Regarding your tablet, what tablet are you using... I will check moderation for it.
     
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  19. El Presidente

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    Just updated and that looks to have fixed the dark thing, thank you. :)

    I'm using a Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016).
     
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  20. stevealbright

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    Not sure about your Tab. Do you know the model number of this device? I don't see it listed anywhere in our system yet.
     
  21. PitCarver

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    Dark theme is nice.

    Thanks for the extra work on the app.
     
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    I just installed it from the play store and it seems pretty unstable. Lots of freezes and crashes just setting it up.
    Seems like it would be a cool app but I can't use it to find out.
     
  23. stevealbright

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    Thanks for giving it a test. Right now, we are still changing core code and figuring out the direction of the app... this is why we still keep a BETA on the app. With that said, we know there is lots of room for improvement, speed and network optimization, etc etc.

    Would you mind sharing what device you are testing on, current network speed/reliability and anything else that could be a factor?

    Please make sure you are running 1.5.1.1 BETA. I currently have no crashes reported for the latest version. Let me know where the app is freezing for you too. Also, you said that setting it up was giving you some trouble... once you get past the login and intro, are you still experiencing freezing?

    Thanks for your feedback!
     
  24. jpaguilar17

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    I can't type very well in my phone, it seems that it writes on the background under the keyboard (check the image), and that's for comments. When it comes to new post I can only write the title and I'm not able to write the post itself. Help please.
     

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  25. jpaguilar17

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    So I checked back and I do can write posts but still the text looks like it runs below something, since it's shaded and dark.
     

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