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Topic # 23891 10-Jul-2008 19:48
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Vodafone's launched a new portal: http://iphone.vodafone.co.nz, made for the iPhone.

The specialised "My Vodafone" currently doesn't do anything, but otherwise, it's just a simplified, iPhone-ified home page.




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Reply # 146340 10-Jul-2008 20:11
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Horrible design...

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  Reply # 146345 10-Jul-2008 20:13
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GizNas: Horrible design...


Its designed to be viewed on the iphone

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Reply # 146348 10-Jul-2008 20:15
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GizNas: Horrible design...


Its designed to be viewed on the iphone


Whoops! My bad. I suppose this is their way of putting "LIVE!" onto the iphone? One thing I'm glad VF didn't do is taint the UI of the iphone with their shoddy red + white theme

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  Reply # 146912 11-Jul-2008 17:49

Just noticed the My Vodafone section is now active, can log in and displays my account information.

Looking good



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  Reply # 146915 11-Jul-2008 17:53
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It works indeed (prepay)

It's pretty simplistic - and also the links go to the normal site, so it's quite limited.

They also seem to have gone backwards with the presentation of the mobile number (so it comes up as 6421xxx...) rather than the newer (as it used to be like this in My Vodafone until a few months ago) format.




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Reply # 146919 11-Jul-2008 18:06
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Vodafone puts out a corporate/self-service site - with ads. As if they needed the extra revenue after charging the users what they do...

Oh, I get it. "Only 200 MB plan? Let's use all in ads"...






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  Reply # 147455 13-Jul-2008 16:31
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Hmm... looks like there are some design issues to iron out:



So... fixes to main.css are required:

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ul#globalNav {
    display:block;
    list-style:none;
    list-style-type:none;
    width:100%;
    height:36px;
    background-color:#FF0000;
    padding:0;
    margin:0 0 10px 0;
    background: url(/img/iphone/shading/section-bottom.png) #FF0000 repeat-x bottom;
}

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ul#globalNav li:last-child{
    border-right:none;
    width: 33.4%;
}

(This used to be ul#globalNav li.last, but this is a better way)

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A preview of the fixes:



... now that's how it's meant to look like. I've tested on my iPod for both portrait and landscape.

Hope this goes through soon.




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Yeah, thumbs up for the microsite.
A big thumbs down for the ads, it's not like it is a "free portal for all" where I wholly suppport advertising, chew through that data plan.....

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  Reply # 147464 13-Jul-2008 17:06
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paradoxsm: Yeah, thumbs up for the microsite.
A big thumbs down for the ads, it's not like it is a "free portal for all" where I wholly suppport advertising, chew through that data plan.....

(user-agent swtcher rules)

I totally agree on the ad part.

Vodafone's main page doesn't have them... why here?




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  Reply # 147465 13-Jul-2008 17:06
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johnr:
GizNas: Horrible design...


Its designed to be viewed on the iphone


So the phone that is supposed to change the world and allow you to "view the full web on your mobile" (assuming it has no Flash content) has it's own customised page? Go figure! Smile

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