Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

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Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

Postby Snowdog » 25 Feb 2017, 18:56

I can use a browser but it's a bit cumbersome.
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Re: Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

Postby JQW » 26 Feb 2017, 17:21

It used to be possible to use the Tapatalk app to browse the board; however due to security concerns over the server side of the software it was later removed.

Once I get the site upgraded to phpBB 3.2 there should be a better mobile experience.
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Re: Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

Postby Snowdog » 26 Feb 2017, 18:23

Thanks mate. It's only because all of the text fields don't seem to automatically resize themselves to the screen. First world problems & all that.
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Re: Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

Postby The Dríver » 28 Feb 2017, 14:49

It seems odd that the site doesn't display properly. I've got a 5 year old Android phone and I use it to access BCB with the Firefox browser. It gives a nicely adapted view of the site for mobile use.

Have you tried installing a different browser?
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Re: Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

Postby Snowdog » 28 Feb 2017, 15:17

It sort of displays okay, I mean, it looks exactly as it does when I look on a desktop machine, just that the fields you type in & the line lengths generally are not fitted to the screen so I have to pinch to zoom out a bit (at which point it usually snaps to the view I want) or drag it around to read along the lines.

But no, everything I use is in Safari & I'm quite happy keeping it that way for the foreseeable. :)
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Re: Is there an iPhone app that will run the BCB board?

Postby The Dríver » 03 Mar 2017, 15:45

Ah. Firefox on Android adapts for my phone so I don't need to pinch and zoom or slide shit around just to see it. It just works.
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