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Old 05-26-2011, 11:49 AM
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Just FYI for those who would like to browse SFT while on the go we now have a mobile app for both the iPhone and the Droid.

You can download the Android app here and you can download the iOS app for iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad here.
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Old 05-26-2011, 10:05 PM
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It's easy to do, I just opened up SFT on my smartphone internet browser, it brought up a note that SFT has a APP. Just click on it to download.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:29 AM
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I tried it and it seemed a bit less than just browsing the internet on my iphone. I much prefer accessing from the internet, I get the full version of SFT rather than the mountain tops. Not sure if I did something wrong but it seemed to be not as easy to work with.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:43 AM
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I tried it and it seemed a bit less than just browsing the internet on my iphone.
Yes, it will show a little different format and not quite as much info in the app. People's locations don't show up and their signatures are off by default (though you can enable the signatures). That's on purpose as its supposed to be streamlined for viewing on a small screen and getting rid of some of the "fluff" is supposed to help... maybe too much

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I much prefer accessing from the internet, I get the full version of SFT rather than the mountain tops.
I feel the same on my iPad. There the screen is large enough I'd rather get to have the full SFT experience rather than the slimmed down one.

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Not sure if I did something wrong but it seemed to be not as easy to work with.
That surprises me a bit. What did you find difficult to work with? I'm only asking because thus far I've found several things easier to work with in the app vs the full web version...
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:59 AM
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I am not a teckie, so once I learn something new, that is the way I like to do it unless the old way is cumbersome then I prefer the new way. I have an iphone with a big screen so I am not restricted by the full version running on my phone.
When I log onto SFT the first thing I do is go to the "New Posts" tabs and read there, I do not hang out in one particular area. I enjoy all of them. I did not see a New Posts tab on the app just forum tabs. also having to log into forum runner just seemed to be one more step that if I just log into the full version I would avoid altogether.
I guess if you are accessing from a smaller mobile device then it might be better to use the app.
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Old 05-31-2011, 11:15 AM
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You might check out the "current" tab in the app. It mimics the new posts function in the web version. Also once you log in to the app once it should remember you so all you have to do in the future is tapp on the app icon and it takes you back to where you last were (ie current, or in my case I hang out in subscribed threads mostly).

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Posting from the app on my Droid. Works fine so far. Thanks

Edit: fixed sentence. autocomplete sucks.

Fyi: not immediately obvious how to edit a post, but press blue checkmark to right of post to edit among other things.

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I don't suppose there is an option for the older blackberry's is there. I can't find an option for my curve online anywhere. I need to upgrade this phone someday but the darn thing works so well for everything else I do with it.
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I don't suppose there is an option for the older blackberry's is there. I can't find an option for my curve online anywhere. I need to upgrade this phone someday but the darn thing works so well for everything else I do with it.
Unfortunately I wouldn't even have a clue where to start
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Old 08-02-2011, 03:35 PM
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FYI, I've installed a server side update for the app. No one should see anything change, but if the app starts mis-behaving please post here and let me know
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