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UBB for PDAs #180345 03/08/2007 11:55 PM
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PDAs are increasingly ubiquitous. well, at least where i live they are.

the problem is, accessing an UBB7 board is made rather difficult, as much of the javascript does not work on PDAs. this makes opening the drop-down menus impossible. it also means the shoutbox does not work.

any thoughts on how UBB could be made PDA friendly?


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Re: UBB for PDAs [Re: Okusi] #180346 03/09/2007 12:52 AM
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I've been (well, so have a lot of UBBDev people in private discussion) giving some thoughts into mobile templates with the UBB; but we're still giving thoughts to restrictions with some browsers and all that pizazz...


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Re: UBB for PDAs [Re: Gizmo] #180347 03/09/2007 2:26 AM
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what about the shoutbox? is there any hope that that might be able to be used on a PDA at some point? what are the technical reasons behind the PDA's inability to run the shoutbox?


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I think a mobile version would be stripped down to JUST the forum itself, no portal... The reason would be, it'd be too much for those poor little screens to load lol...


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Re: UBB for PDAs [Re: Gizmo] #180414 03/09/2007 10:37 PM
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I've gotten a few requests for this too.

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I actually use my black berry against my boards fine. I have to turn on being able to execute javascript for the shout box but I can make a post. you have to spend time sorting out where the links are because you have now screen to work from haha laugh


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I hear odd things with the PSP, apparently the browser doesn't have a scrollbar...

I'm going to be putting linux on my DS sometime soon, so i'll be playing with FireFox on my NDS lol


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Re: UBB for PDAs [Re: Okusi] #180829 03/17/2007 11:52 AM
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With the Internet becoming more portable these days I think being able to access threads could be a huge selling point for the product.

I have had a few inquiries from my site members as well.


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Please UBB for PDAs!
+1 from me.

If I was smarter I would try to make a "Lo-Fi" type of layout similar to how Invision power board does it. I think that would work fine for my users PDA requirements.

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This has always been an 'issue' for people viewing with PDA's etc.

I too would like to see an alternative template that is automatically detected.

Re: UBB for PDAs [Re: Okusi] #203839 12/25/2007 3:32 PM
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Originally Posted by KuKuKaChu
what about the shoutbox? is there any hope that that might be able to be used on a PDA at some point? what are the technical reasons behind the PDA's inability to run the shoutbox?


i did a mod over @ ubbdev, which would allow you to run just the shoutbox on your PDA.. i've had people use it on their iPhone, iTouch etc.. and it worked fine smile

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.. and that works fine smile


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