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Posted: 12 October 2010 09:24 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Hi Crew,
I got an Iphone.. and installed TouchBB app (forum brouwser)
Works great with KF so I try to add OR forum… doesn’t work for me..(server could not be reached)
What addres do I have to use? (use the adres in the normal browser, which works with KF)
Other crew using Iphone and TouchBB?
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Arjan

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Posted: 13 October 2010 08:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Hi,
find another app “FK ForumKast” looks like i can connect (with or without login) but then no real data is shown…
Needs the forum a modification? or am i doing something wrong?
Anyone experience?

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Posted: 13 October 2010 12:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I believe an add in is needed to the BB code on the forum, I read soemthing about it over on either Kiteforum, or Kiteboarder. If the site doesn’t have it you wont be able to use it correctly.

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Posted: 18 October 2010 11:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Hi guys, I have given this a quick look but have to admit I am not a programmer.

Our forum is not run by PHPBB. Rather it is a forum plugin for Expression Engine (V1.6.9) called Discussion Forum Module (V2.1.2)

If anyone finds an app which supports this framework let us know!

In the mean time it is something that has been on my list of “web site priorities” for quite a while is to make our site more mobile friendly, however this would - will - involve a significant commitment of time and money to get done properly.

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Posted: 19 October 2010 02:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Hey guys,
in the mean time you should check my web app for iphone !
go on http://www.jeremietronet.com with your iphone and follow the instruction to add it to your homescreen and transform it as an iphone app !

cheers

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Posted: 19 October 2010 08:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Hi JT, Nice to watch tour blog on iPhone. Works fine!
JZ; Thanks for looking at it. Hope there Will be an app for the OR forum .
I’m no programmer either. The OR site and forum are browsable on iPhone but an app Will speed it up i guess.
Hopefully there Will be a solution soon ... Getting hooked at the iPhone ..

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Posted: 21 October 2010 11:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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OK, I’m missing a trick here, but the iphone has a web browser right?  So what’s the point of an app to go to do something that you can already do?

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Posted: 21 October 2010 12:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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vpas - 21 October 2010 11:47 AM

OK, I’m missing a trick here, but the iphone has a web browser right?  So what’s the point of an app to go to do something that you can already do?

lol, yes you are, but yes it has.

The apps for forums generally provide an interface better suited to the form factor of the phone than a browser does. It will get rid of any formats that don’t work well on your phone and just generally make it a bit easier to browse the forum.

Showing your age mate wink

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Posted: 22 October 2010 09:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Ah, so you need the app to get around the fact that many websites are badly designed! wink  Got it.  cool smile

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Posted: 22 October 2010 12:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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vpas - 22 October 2010 09:19 AM

Ah, so you need the app to get around the fact that many websites are badly designed! wink  Got it.  cool smile

lol, not badly designed, just not optimised for use with a mobile browser wink

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Posted: 25 October 2010 05:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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geek alert

Bet you haven’t got an ap for that!!

 


I’m probably wrong though

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Posted: 25 October 2010 08:22 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Browsing THE forum from my holiday adres on my iPhone .. Would be nicer with an app.. Yeah geek alert!!
Got 2 nice 6m days in a row… Who cares about an app..
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Arjan

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