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  Reply # 578130 7-Feb-2012 12:08 Send private message

Love the image!! Very funny.

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  Reply # 578135 7-Feb-2012 12:15 Send private message

Nice image, as for the app - definitely way too long in coming!




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  Reply # 581453 14-Feb-2012 17:20 Send private message

I wonder how long it will stay as number #1 on the 'top free apps' for... ?

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  Reply # 581461 14-Feb-2012 17:26 Send private message

Have they got an ipad one yet, as that would be great on a big screen? I think their ipod one is faulty when running on an ipad, as I have it set to not display notifications, and have all the notifications off. Yet it still displays notifications when I am not using the app. Could be a ios notifications bug though I suppose.



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  Reply # 582367 16-Feb-2012 13:55 Send private message




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  Reply # 582375 16-Feb-2012 14:06 Send private message

Just downloaded and had a quick play with it.
It seems very fast/responsive, but unfortunately it doesn't look like it has much in the way of functionality for dealing with my currently running auctions.

All it really offers is search, Browsing categories, a watchlist, auctions won, auctions lost, and offers.

I would really love to be able to manage my auctions, at the very least having a list of my currently running auctions to see how they are going.

Also, it needs to have the ability to swipe to the next/previous photo when in fullscreen mode.

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  Reply # 582379 16-Feb-2012 14:23 Send private message

Its a direct port of the iOS app which was also fairly pants, surprised they haven't taken the opportunity to make it more functional.

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  Reply # 582394 16-Feb-2012 14:58 Send private message

mattwnz: Have they got an ipad one yet, as that would be great on a big screen? I think their ipod one is faulty when running on an ipad, as I have it set to not display notifications, and have all the notifications off. Yet it still displays notifications when I am not using the app. Could be a ios notifications bug though I suppose.


If you don't want the notifications, then why not just use the site via Safari?

I think I'll just stick to TradeDroid.




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  Reply # 582404 16-Feb-2012 15:17 Send private message

stevenz:
mattwnz: Have they got an ipad one yet, as that would be great on a big screen? I think their ipod one is faulty when running on an ipad, as I have it set to not display notifications, and have all the notifications off. Yet it still displays notifications when I am not using the app. Could be a ios notifications bug though I suppose.


If you don't want the notifications,?then why not just use?the site via Safari?

I think I'll just stick to TradeDroid.


It isn't as easy to use as the app. It doesn't have a ,mobile version either, so it is the same version that is displayed on a desktop.

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  Reply # 582411 16-Feb-2012 15:26 Send private message

mattwnz:
stevenz:
mattwnz: Have they got an ipad one yet, as that would be great on a big screen? I think their ipod one is faulty when running on an ipad, as I have it set to not display notifications, and have all the notifications off. Yet it still displays notifications when I am not using the app. Could be a ios notifications bug though I suppose.


If you don't want the notifications,?then why not just use?the site via Safari?

I think I'll just stick to TradeDroid.


It isn't as easy to use as the app. It doesn't have a ,mobile version either, so it is the same version that is displayed on a desktop.


It does have a mobile version, but it defaults to the full desktop version of the site on an iPad. If you view it on an iPhone or an Android phone, it displays the mobile site. Try going to http://m.trademe.co.nz and it should display the mobile site regardless.


  




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  Reply # 582527 16-Feb-2012 19:26 Send private message

I find the lack of "My Favourites" could be a bit of a deal breaker


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  Reply # 582557 16-Feb-2012 21:21 Send private message

hehe I have to wait until I am back in NZ until I can download it.
Love the picture though.

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  Reply # 582562 16-Feb-2012 21:27 Send private message

WTF they want to access my calls...

PHONE CALLS
READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to and the like.

this is insane...

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  Reply # 582575 16-Feb-2012 21:38 Send private message

kobiak: WTF they want to access my calls...

PHONE CALLS
READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to and the like.

this is insane...


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  Reply # 582664 17-Feb-2012 08:31 Send private message

I agree. When publishing the app, it's easier to request all permissions as part of the installation process, rather than individual permissions.

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