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Tapatalk

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by KenGordon, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. KenGordon

    KenGordon Rebreather Pilot

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    Can we have it back please? Or some similar app based viewing solution.

    Either you have dropped it because you are unable to support it technically or because it steals your advertising revenue. I understand those are real issues, on the other hand....

    There are reasons why apps are extremely popular. They can do a much better job than a web page. They understand the layout and constraints of the device, they need only fetch the data, not the whole world. I could go on.

    About 99.99% of my use of Scubaboard is via an iPad and often getting data over mobile networks. This site renders ok in safari but is not at all mobile friendly. So the experience is rather diminished.
     
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  2. WarrenZ

    WarrenZ The Ultimate Bad Example ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I had ads/clickbait in my Tapatalk nothing intrusive here I like it.
     
  3. SillyQuestions

    SillyQuestions Solo Diver

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    Please tapatalk or other app.

    This website sucks on a phone
     
  4. Jim Lapenta

    Jim Lapenta Dive Shop

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    I have tried to work with this on my S5 without Tapatalk. Chews up data and too slow/crowded. Looks like it's desktop or laptop. No more mobile. Tapatalk was fast and convenient. Took a while to figure out how to remove read PM's as well. Not intuitive at all.
     
  5. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Need Tapatalk back please. Viewing on an iPhone or iPad is not enjoyable. May give this up after all these years if a better mobile solution is not offered. Right now, it's awful.
     
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  6. Aquavelvet

    Aquavelvet Divemaster Candidate

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    +1 for restoring Tapatalk functionality. I've just spent a fair bit of time reading the board with Safari on my iPad, and the Tapatalk interface is superior in many ways.
     
  7. mselenaous

    mselenaous Island girl ScubaBoard Supporter

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  8. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Fair enough. Please email us when you have an app available for iPhone or Android.
     
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  9. PeterNBiddle

    PeterNBiddle Manta Ray

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    I understand the issue with wanting us to see ads. However I will stop using SB almost entirely without it or another good solution. I'm not going to change my browsing habits to a PC just for SB. If I'm not here to see the ads, you aren't doing the advertisers any favors.

    Also what are doing about in-browser ad blockers?
     
  10. mselenaous

    mselenaous Island girl ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Subscribers (go red) can turn off the ads.

    Honestly, since the change over I have been on exclusively from my phone or tablet. Its been alot more functional than tapatalk. Tapatalk puts ads in the time line feed that look like threads. Here the ads are in the perimeters.

    For shortcut, I saved the URL to my home screen.
     

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