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Forum topic by Jerry posted 1064 days ago 1581 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jerry

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1064 days ago

Any news on adding an LJ app for iPhone? (and Android)
I would be happy to pay the typical $.99 to $4.99 to be able to view the forums & projects on the go.

Back me up guys…. Put in your two cents

Thanks

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford


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tctaylor79

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#1 posted 1064 days ago

If you have a google account you can add the google reader app. It allows you to subscribe/view any forums or blog sites that you may have interest in. I’ve got LJs, PopWoodworking, and a few others in my google reader, it’s a great all in one app for getting up with message boards. Hope that helps.

-- Tim Taylor - GLT Woodworks

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cranesgonewild

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#2 posted 1064 days ago

An App would be good to have as I’m writing this now on my iPhone at work. But, I don’t want to pay for something I’m already getting for free. I hope I don’t sound too cheap. I really like the layout of the LJs website as it is, so the App would have to be great, especially if I have to pay. I don’t mind pinch zooming on my phone.

I’m gonna have to check out this google app reader. Never heard of it. Thanks for the heads up.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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jack1

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#3 posted 1064 days ago

tctaylor is right although the iphone screen is a bit tiny to see most things clearly…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Bertha

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#4 posted 1064 days ago

^I can see the site fine on my android but you’re right, it’s tiny. I’d buy an app to have the text more readable.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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dbhost

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#5 posted 1064 days ago

I get the forum in all its glory on my HTC Inspire / Android… Just go through the web browser and zoom baby zoom…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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PurpLev

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#6 posted 1064 days ago

you can use google reader (reader.google.com) on android or any RSS reader for that matter on both iphone/android phones.

just subscribe to all/projects/forums lumberjocks RSS feeds:

http://feeds2.feedburner.com/lumberjocks-all
http://feeds2.feedburner.com/lumberjocks-projects
http://feeds2.feedburner.com/lumberjocks-topics
http://feeds2.feedburner.com/lumberjocks-blogs
etc…

we dont need no stinkin’ APP-FOR-THAT ;)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Hacksaw

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#7 posted 1064 days ago

is LJ’s Tapatalk compatible? That seems to be the best forum app out there…

-- Nothing's impossible...it just gets expensive

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superstretch

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#8 posted 1058 days ago

+1 for Google Reader. I’ve been using the RSS feeds since before I was a member.

I’ll look into tapatalk.. I’ve considered getting it, but the only other forums I troll are xda and androidforums.com (xda free app for xda and google reader for AF)

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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