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View Poll Results: Would you use a mobile device interface for the Message Board

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  • Yes, I need a better mobile device interface

    67 35.64%
  • Possibly, I sometimes want to visit the Message Board from my mobile device

    40 21.28%
  • Unlikely, I do not use my mobile device on the Internet

    57 30.32%
  • No, I don't use a mobile device or cell phone

    24 12.77%
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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Scottie-TX)

    You should think this over Scotty. If you get an iPhone you can have Siri explain to you what the people are talking about.
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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Scottie-TX)

    I would enjoy this feature

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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Tom McIntyre)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom McIntyre View Post
    You should think this over Scotty. If you get an iPhone you can have Siri explain to you what the people are talking about.
    Tom et. al. Will this proposed ap/upgrade work on android phone/moble devices too? Thanks

  4. #19

    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: wsmith)

    Will this 'upgrade' cause the messed up formatting and unreadable characters that plague so many other forums
    that support mobile devices? That nonsense is really annoying!

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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Dean Williams)

    There are still unanswered questions for us, but the design uses a specific set of styles for mobile devices and does not, as I understand it, affect the other templates. I do not own a device to check these things out. I may pick up an Android device (LG Lucid) to see how it all works with ForumRunner.

    There have been add-in applications available to support these devices for several years, so I hope that most of the glitches have been identified and eliminated in the upgrade.
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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Tom McIntyre)

    It might be worth trying a couple of different mobile converters to see which looks the best on the most phones. I understand the ones that require an app to be downloaded on the phone might offer the most functionality, but I've seen some that look pretty good on the phone browsers w/ no app and still would only require a small bit of code to be uploaded on our server.
    John Webb

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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: John Webb)

    I would use this feature. However, I already use my ipad for researching when I am out on the road buying watches. I can access Google and search for web sites that have research articles and photos of watch movements. I read and view these for movement identification and comparision. I think it is a great tool. I do not need any other app except for Google. I think it is worth a try. Remove it later if it does not prove to be an effective tool.
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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: darrahg)

    Our current styles do not include a mobile style selection. We tried that during testing with mixed results. I believe the available styles are better now but it would still take some work to customize them a bit for the NAWCC.

    The ForumRunner support is part of the next release of the software. We will be able to use it or not as we choose.

    I downloaded an iPad emulator for my laptop to see if I could duplicate a problem a member was having, but that seemed to have problems of its own. I ran Safari on it to connect here.
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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Scottie-TX)

    I access the site now and have an icon for it on my iPhone!
    Paul

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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Paul Regan)

    In would like to access the site from my iPad as well!!

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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: Steven Thornberry)

    Whoa! You guys don't mess around! Logged in on my android phone to a whole new look. Will let you know how it works out. Thx in advance though. Much appreciated.
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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: DragonDan)

    Ok. Now its gone again. Am I seeing things or simply lost my mind? *shrug* No matter.
    The clock on the wall says 3 o'clock.......

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    Default Re: Mobile device support on the Message Board (RE: llanclox)

    It has not yet been installed, but your phone is also capable of changing the interface without our help.
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