Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1675 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 311


# 105300 1-Jul-2012 17:57
Send private message

Anyone else got the press stuff application.

I have the latest firmware and when run applic, the word stuff appears on screen, circle goes round and round under it then crash's.

Turning ipad off and on makes no difference.

I deleted it yesterday, redownloaded it and it worked fine. Turned my ipad off over night and now it's crashing again. Not wanting to have to download it every time want to use it, if no resolve will just use herald one, that to date works perfectly every time.



Create new topic
814 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 649182 1-Jul-2012 18:41
Send private message

Yes I have the same problem. Currently have it uninstalled.



1675 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 311


  # 649189 1-Jul-2012 18:54
Send private message

Found way round it lol.

Turn off wifi network, run stuff with no network present. This will have it showing old stories.

Then press button on ipad, to exit stuff but still have it running in background.

Turn network back on. 

Start stuff back up, will still show old stories. Then as soon as select national or some other heading, it will load new stories. Crazy stuff.



 
 
 
 


4330 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 881

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 649195 1-Jul-2012 19:10
Send private message

I gave up using the Stuff app a long time ago because of these types of issues. It's very badly designed.

3549 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 559


  # 649196 1-Jul-2012 19:20
Send private message

Yes their 'award winning app' is an exercise in frustration...

3180 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 697

Trusted

  # 649234 1-Jul-2012 20:59
Send private message

Dunnersfella: Yes their 'award winning app' is an exercise in frustration...


Pretty well sums up the whole Stuff site. I don't even bother going there any more app or no app.




Sony Xperia X running Sailfish OS. https://sailfishos.org The true independent open source mobile OS 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Nokia N1
Dell Inspiron 14z i5


1245 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 137


  # 649261 1-Jul-2012 21:27
Send private message

The stuff app is a joke. If there is anyone affiliated with Fairfax or the developers of the app, please tell them to sack the entire team. Harsh, but it is true. These guys give developers in the IT industry a bad name.

4649 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 470

Trusted

  # 649274 1-Jul-2012 21:56
Send private message

Regardless of the merits of the app, why are getting information from Stuff anyway?




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: HeadphoNZ.org


 
 
 
 


814 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 650644 4-Jul-2012 14:26
Send private message

They have updated their app, as mentioned on Facebook.

14955 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2046


  # 650649 4-Jul-2012 14:42
Send private message

mattRSK: They have updated their app, as mentioned on Facebook.


I guess you have to be on facebook, and subscribe to their page to see that. I uninstalled the stuff app, as it was so poor. They should look at the SMH for a nice looking news app, although that too has had poor relibility from time to time. I can't see how they can start charging for news on these apps in the future, when they are this poorly designed and have such poor reliability. Other apps don't seem to have these problems.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Dunedin selects Telensa to deliver smart street lighting for 15,000 LEDs
Posted 18-Jul-2019 10:21


Sprint announces a connected wallet card with built-in IoT support
Posted 18-Jul-2019 08:36


Educational tool developed at Otago makes international launch
Posted 17-Jul-2019 21:57


Symantec introduces cloud access security solution
Posted 17-Jul-2019 21:48


New Zealand government unveils new digital service to make business easier
Posted 16-Jul-2019 17:35


Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted 13-Jul-2019 06:00


Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:34


OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:28


Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted 8-Jul-2019 16:56


Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:20


New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:09


ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:05


New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35


Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.