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Old 11-10-2016, 11:49 AM   #1
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Why the app?

So I'm getting the message prompting me to download the app. Why do I want the app?
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In some ways the app can be faster and cleaner to use on an IOS or Android device. I use the app on my phone and my iPad.
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What's the advantage?
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10% faster or 90% faster?
Cleaner? My i-pad's not dirty.

I think all the problems I have are directly related to my i-pad or HughsNet.
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Old 11-10-2016, 03:54 PM   #4
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I can't give you a percentage figure, I haven't paid close enough attention. It is easy enough to download the app and spend some time getting used to it. I still think it easier to use the website on a PC, but for the iPad I like the app a bit better.
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Old 11-10-2016, 04:40 PM   #5
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After you get used to it, the new app is not bad. There is a bit of a love/hate curve you need to go thru at first though.
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Old 11-10-2016, 05:51 PM   #6
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Screw the app!
I don't need no stinkin app!!!
"They" have enough ways to track me and my info...
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Corrections and edits work differently between the two. It is not seamless.
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I only use the app, (but hardly ever do) on my iPhone. Safari browser on the MacBook Air and iPad is fine, and easier to navigate for mine...
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Old 11-11-2016, 08:22 AM   #9
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Thanks for the responses. I guess the answer is that there is no compelling reason to download the app.

It's not just TrawlerForum. Lots of sites encourage downloading their app. I wonder why?
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It's not just TrawlerForum. Lots of sites encourage downloading their app. I wonder why?

Maybe more related to vBulletin rather than any specific vBulletin-driven forum.

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