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#31 Shadrack

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 20:44

Well I guess you guys have your reasons.. thanks for clarifying it.



I am talking about scrolling in the fast reply window not the pages.


In the forums, try touching the Neowin.net logo in the top left. It should take you to the bottom of the page.


#32 +Brando212

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 16:42

honestly, i vote yes for adding tapatalk support, i don't personally use it but i still think it should be added

it doesn't hurt anything by adding the extra support, it just gives people the extra option to choose from

it's a personal preference thing, some people like the mobile site, that's great, but some other people prefer something different such as tapatalk, that should be fine too, there's nothing wrong with having a personal preference

edit: If you guys' are that reluctant about adding it I think you should put it to a public poll to see how much of the Neowin user base would actually use it, to see if it's actually worth adding the support or not

#33 HawkMan

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 17:27

it doesn't hurt anything by adding the extra support


Obiusly not a developer detected.

#34 Timan

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 17:31

Its not so much adding it, its supporting it :p

#35 BetaAddict

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 21:56

I can understand the whole revenue issue. Everyone's got to make money to support themselves and the forum running. But having a dedicated app is a lot better for usability and saves bandwidth for our limited data plans. I am sure there is a fair share of smartphone users on this forum who would like to enjoy neowin on the go as well, especially with push notifications, which consume far less data than loading the entire mobile site and encourages more visits/activity to the site during the day.

Even if you don't agree with supporting tapatalk due to the amount of customizations required or other forum compatibility issues, please at least consider coding a dedicated app for iphone and android. Furthermore, neowin can make up for any potential "loss of revenue" by putting ads in the app, and then releasing a paid version to those who want an ad free experience the same way current subscribers do on a desktop browser.

#36 Tony.

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 22:02

I say do Tapatalk but limit it to Subscribers. At least then you wouldn't be loosing revenue and it would encourage more people to subscribe not to mention that Tapatalk is a cross-platform application so you'll have a wide target audience.

#37 HawkMan

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 22:03

But having a dedicated app is a lot better for usability and saves bandwidth for our limited data plans.


Thats not necessarily true, depending on how the site is coded it would be about the same.

#38 grik

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 03:14

I think eventually all forums will have this option activated, i vote also YES to tapatalk here.

Im here since 2001, so i think it counts for something my opinion. Neowin must remain an OPEN like it started, and the revenue beeing affected argument, i dont think it would, its non-sense and its not how i see this forum, strict profit making. Besides we all continue using Computer.
Why not...

Thanks

#39 Mohitster

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:02

Another reason is that Mobile Neowin has adverts, whereas through this app, we would get no revenue.


I can understand your explanation but it's no good for users! :/

#40 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:05

i hate tapatalk don't want to pay to be able to post on a forum, anyway with smart phones screens getting bigger its just as easy to use the desktop version.


+1
That's what I do too :)

#41 +Brando212

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:05

I can understand your explanation but it's no good for users! :/

you do realize you just replied to something that's almost 3 years old right?

+1
That's what I do too :)

same with you

#42 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:07

you do realize you just replied to something that's almost 3 years old right?

same with you


lol oh snap

#43 Timan

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:07

Ya, still no plans on offering support for this.

#44 Haggis

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:52

I like the mobile site, i used it for a few hours lying in bed last night and got on with it fine jumping between it and sending pm's

I think what it is is some of you guys dont understand the work that developers need to go to to support 3rd party software that you have no control over

either that or you all have **** devices lmao

#45 InsaneNutter

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:19

I like the mobile site, i used it for a few hours lying in bed last night and got on with it fine jumping between it and sending pm's

I think what it is is some of you guys dont understand the work that developers need to go to to support 3rd party software that you have no control over

either that or you all have **** devices lmao


Indeed, out of all the mobile sites I have come across Neowins is by far the best. It worked well on my old Nokia N95 back in the day and has always been good on the Android devices I own.