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  1. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member
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    Has anyone tried this app on their MyTouch? I played with it for about 10 minutes last night, REALLY liked it, then found it had fubared my phone really bad. Major lags and FCs galore. I not only had to disable it to get things right again, but had to fully uninstall it.

    I haven't seen any similar experiences posted anywhere. Not sure if it was a bad download, or if it was conflicting with Better Keyboard, or what.
     

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  2. larryccf

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    haven't tried it but have gotten real careful of downloaded apps - started reading the users' comments usually posted with the apps and noticed more than a few were negative experiences

    before reading them, i had assumed they'd only allow positive posts to remain up
    I was ready to spring for the Coptic GPS maps download (iirc it was $49) when i read the comments - lot of users were reporting map detail was 10 years old and way out of date

    you might go back and check the user comments listed with that app
     
  3. Carl C

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    I use shapewriter on my Magic , fantastic keyboard and no problems here :)
     
  4. carl everything runs right for you all the time... i hate you!!! lol, no really!
     
  5. Carl C

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    LOL funny because my phone does seem to run perfectly :p
     
  6. again, i hate you!
     
  7. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member
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    Oh, I always do that. Sometimes it's the only way to find out what the app really does. :)

    I even went back looked afterward, and see any similar comments. I'm gonna email the dev about what happened, see if they have any suggestions.
     
  8. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member
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    I guess it was just a bad download. I emailed the dev, immediately got an auto-reply saying they'd pulled it from the Market (although it's still there?) due to a glitch in the Market system, but the trial version was still available for download.

    I dl'ed that, and it seems to be working just fine.
     
  9. i downloaded it, seems to be working fine.. gonna take some getting used to though. not sure if i like it yet though
     

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