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Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by dsm363, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. jason.auch

    jason.auch Roadster Sport 2.5 #1071

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    No more Tapatalk nag messages from a web browser, and works fine using Tapatalk for me. Nice work.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Seems to work now. No more Tapatalk messages on Safari. Thanks.

    I also have cookies off on my iPhone and it still works great.
     
  3. mpt

    mpt Electrics are back

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    Phew! Thanks... Never touch a running system.
     
  4. JRod0802

    JRod0802 Member

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    I notice messages like this at the bottom of posts quite often. I'm just wondering, is that "signature" something that can be turned off in the Tapatalk app?
     
  5. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Yes, the software has the option of removing that. One reason to keep it on is to inform others that you're posting mobile (and to take that into consideration when seeing typos or short sentences and such)
     
  6. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Ooh, maybe I should fake that in my signature. Sounds like a great perk.
     
  7. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    The iPhone doesn't do that when you're using the standard web interface of course. Could be useful.
     
  8. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    +1. It is a little irritating to keep reading the "....using Tapatalk" line. And no sorry I can't explain why I find it irritating, I just do.
     
  9. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Perhaps because it looks like part of the post. So you read it with the post, and then go "oh, I wasted my time" rather than pre-filtering it.

    In short: it would be nice if it was colored, separated or whatever such that it was clearly a signature rather than part of the content worth reading.
     
  10. JRod0802

    JRod0802 Member

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    I actually kind of find it a little irritating too. It seems like I'm reading an add or something. I doubt TMC is getting paid to have its forum littered with adds for Tapatalk.

    I'd be fine with something like "Sent from my mobile device" or something.
     
  11. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    I typically sign my mobile emails/posts with "Sent from my non-i Phone" or "Not sent from an iPhone". I use the latter one if I bring up the usage of a phone in the body of my email message. It is like anti-advertising.
     
  12. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    It's not TMC, it's the app. You can turn it off, but I believe the free versions have it on by default.
     
  13. JRod0802

    JRod0802 Member

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    I would just like to point out that prior to this forum, I had never heard of Tapatalk. Even though I'm kind of annoyed by the Tapatalk adds (signatures), now that I've heard about it, and I see all these smart people on TMC using Tapatalk, I can say that if I ever decided to buy a generic forum app, it would probably be Tapatalk.

    I feel like TMC deserves some compensation for that.
     
  14. Citizen-T

    Citizen-T Active Member

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    It was on by default. I checked the settings and you are able to turn it off. In fact, they give you several options to choose from. I only heard about the app because of other people's signatures, I'm glad that I did, I like it.
     
  15. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Thanks C-T!
     
  16. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    As far as I know, TMC doesn't get any revenue from Tapatalk. We have an ancient mobile skin that I kind of prefer. It worked fine back in the days of Windows Mobile devices, and did actually work on the iPhone for a while. But some Safari or iOS update broke it, I think. Instead of trying to maintain it, we started suggesting people use Tapatalk since it's actively maintained and has a sleeker interface. I think I paid three bucks for it.
     
  17. dflye

    dflye S Sig Perf 414, VIN 814

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    Huh, I've been able to peruse TMC just fine using the web browser on the iPhone when I'm killing time away from my desk, but that was using the native interface vs some mobile skin AFAIK. I try to avoid mobile skins wherever possible, I'd rather see the whole scene vs wherever the editors / advertisers want the focus to be.
     
  18. widodh

    widodh Model S R231 EU

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    Just installed it on my Galaxy Tab 10.1, works great :)

    Much better then via the webbrowser.
     
  19. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I can follow things much easier on the webpage (see all the different forums, what's new..etc) on my iPad than with tapatalk. People seem to like it though.
     
  20. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    It's their site... full or mobile, you see what they want you to see :)

    Come on David... the dark side beckons...
     

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