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  1. HTCHero203

    HTCHero203 Newbie
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    The Title Say's It All....


    Can someone explain to me what is Tapatalk and what does it do?

    4 reasons... :D :D :D
     

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  2. HeikoMax

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    [​IMG] [SIZE=+1]Tapatalk[/SIZE] is a forum app for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia. The app provides super fast forum access to any vBulletin, phpBB forums that have activated Tapatalk (Simple Machine Forum and IP.Board are in development). Forum owner can download the free plug-in to activate Tapatalk in your forum.

    I use it to view and post on a vBulletin based car forum. It is better than viewing the same site on the regular web browser.
     
  3. scottmbolt

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    Does this forum have Tapatalk?
     
  4. SamXp

    SamXp Android Enthusiast
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    Yep
     
  5. DanielWalker

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    Well it certainly sounds like a good app. Does the app that's in the market work best or is there a better one somewhere we should look for?
     
  6. Grinder16

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    Where do you get the app? I have 2 different android devices running 1.5 and cant find it in the market on either device? Any help is appreciated
     
  7. WhiteNoise

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    For 3$ I will just use the web browser unless someone can convince me that it is that much better.
     
  8. DanielWalker

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    +1 on that, I have gotten pretty good at the browser method.
     
  9. scottmbolt

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    I feel like such a noob, but how do I access this forum's Tapatalk?
     
  10. you have to download tapatalk from the market. they have a free verson. you can view but cant reply to messages. i dl'ed the 3 dollar version.. i love it!
     
  11. xxwckdxx

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    yeah i bought it also everything loads so much faster only thing is not to many forums i browse use it
     
  12. Then suggest to there admins to have it installed. From what I hear the process is painless
     
  13. joseamirandavelez

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    tapatalk free does not let you reply or create new posts. The app is 4 bucks... thats no business for me. I just downloaded Opera Mini 5 beta. It does not have flash lite or pinch to zoom but is like 100 times faster than any browser. Its great for navigating the forums.
     
  14. For me it was worth every penny

    Sent from my Nexus One using Tapatalk
     
  15. hempwallace

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    I liked it but only two forums I go to often use it so it wasn't worth $4 for that limited use.
     
  16. Lol. I hear that. I Access three or four daily

    Sent from my Nexus One using Tapatalk
     
  17. JZAJZZ

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    Yea but there's nothing in the web browser that keeps all your forums in the same place


    I always thought Vbulletin should have made a mobile app .. or even a mobile version of the forums...

    Good thing the folks at tapatalk put my idea to practice..
     
  18. sagedil

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    OK, so I have a stupid question.

    DL it yesterday, but I could not find THIS sub forum, only the one for the GSM Hero
     
  19. jonwlewis

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    I use Tapatalk paid version and love it. It makes viewing forums faster. I suggest spending the 4 bucks for the program.

    Sent from my Sprint HTC Hero with Tapatalk.
     
  20. Xandria

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    It's $4 flat fee, right? Not a monthly fee? Cuz I can probably find $4 worth of change in my sofa cushions and under the seats in my car. LOL. I might just buy it since this forum supports it. :p
     
  21. jonwlewis

    jonwlewis Well-Known Member
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    Yes, it's a 4 buck flat fee. I definitely
    think that it is worth every penny of you are on the forums constantly.
    Sent from my Sprint HTC Hero with Tapatalk.
     
  22. RobAGD

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    You have to dig into the sub forum directories....

    Forums
    ----Android Forums
    -----------Sprint HTC Hero
    ---------------All Things Root (Sprint Hero)

    Its down the list because the software list by forum ID numbers vs by Alpha

    -R
     
  23. SpartanLOL

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    I use this forums:
    XDA Developers
    Android Forums (this one xD)
    Yougamers
    Maybe the EA forums
    Those forums work with this app?.
    Also, this app can be moved to the SD card?.
     
  24. SpartanLOL

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    I use a tapatalk client, Convo, and it says that this forum doesnt supports tapatalk, and you are saying yes, it supports, so, I dont know what is happening :(
     
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