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For those of us who are computer / android app challenged what is the advantage of having this app?

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hopefully others can answer you, as I have to use the regular board version on my phone to get to most of my board functions............ so I have not to install or use the app.
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The app lets you browse the latest topics easier and you can also get to individual forums. I actually like the layout of it. It seems different from the one on my inherited ipad too- but I'm not sure because I'm rarely using that tablet. My only issue is it's hard for me to text on my tablet or phone so I usually use the app for browsing, or thanking good posts. It's easier for me to get to vs. the browser- it saves a step in finding my bookmarks because it always pulls up when you click on it.
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It also gives a notification when someone responds to one of your subscribed posts, which is nice. Like Dallas Gold, I like to read topics on it, but typing is much easier on a real keyboard.
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I have to agree with you guys there that nothing beats a good old keyboard for typing out a thread or post.
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I have to agree with you guys there that nothing beats a good old keyboard for typing out a thread or post.
Rob as crazy as it sounds I'm more comfortable on my iPad typing out a thread or post now. I never thought I'd say that but I can't believe how quickly I've learned to type with one finger. Don't get me wrong I don't have a smart phone but trying to type on that small keyboard I would think would be a nightmare. Along with a desk top PC and a Mac Book Pro I really prefer the the iPad. Go figure...

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Rob as crazy as it sounds I'm more comfortable on my iPad typing out a thread or post now. I never thought I'd say that but I can't believe how quickly I've learned to type with one finger. Don't get me wrong I don't have a smart phone but trying to type on that small keyboard I would think would be a nightmare. Along with a desk top PC and a Mac Book Pro I really prefer the the iPad. Go figure...

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I'm the other mod who installed this app, and I have to admit, I'm not a fan. For one thing, it doesn't offer moderation functions so it's limited for me from that aspect, but I also found it rather cumbersome to use. I'm fairly adept at using my phone to browse/post on the web, but this particular app is such a complete departure from the layout of the forum, that I found it annoying. There were also rather a lot of ads which I would prefer to live without. I did install it and explored it for a while, but truth be told, I think I probably won't use it.
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