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#1 User is offline   mickdevlin 

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 02:26 PM

Has anyone else noticed how crap Tapatalk has become following the latest update to the app? It's particularly annoying when I am making my way through a list of unread topics on this forum when, part of the way through the list, the app reposts the read topics back to the unread list.

It seems that every second update is to fix bugs that have appeared in the previous update that added new features. It smacks of insufficient testing.

EDIT: It appears that the unread bug has actually been caused by a change to this forum: the topics I've just read using my MBP and a browser are no longer being marked as read.
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Posted 26 February 2011 - 08:54 PM

Tapatalk is extremely buggy.

Even with the latest update, it sometimes crashes on me.
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Posted 26 February 2011 - 09:14 PM

I've seldom had a crash, but the updates required to fix bugs in the previous updates shows that the developer is both disorganised and unprofessional.
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Posted 27 February 2011 - 04:10 AM

Its ridiculous, the page refreshes it self every time you need to go to another topic and then reloads all the topics again as unread and you don't have the option to mark each individual thread as read, what happened to the auto feature of this APP once you
read a post it used to move to the next unread.

Its a frickem nightmare, I thought some of the settings on my phone had changed but clearly not, as far as I'm concerned its getting very second rate. COME ON TAPATALK FIX IT PLEASE :235:



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Posted 27 February 2011 - 06:04 AM

Agreed Jim.

It's a good App for quickly viewing threads, but buggy as all hell.
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Posted 27 February 2011 - 07:13 AM

Wow I am now glad I stopped using it months ago, the previous bugs were enough for me to delete it. The new ones sound like a data chewing nightmare.
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Posted 28 February 2011 - 07:40 PM

Is there an alternative? I have found it so much better than a browser on my iPhone. My involvement in this forum has increased significantly because the time available to me to read the forum is when I am not near my mac.
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Posted 28 February 2011 - 10:00 PM

There are alternatives out there. Have a look on the App Store. Tip: find Tapatalk in the store then look at the bottom of the page where it mentions other apps that users who bought the app also bought.
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 08:28 PM

The most recent update to Tapatalk has fixed all the bugs. Not only that, the app is now universal (which will annoy those who paid for the separate iPad version.)
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Posted 11 April 2011 - 05:22 PM

Hey Mick,

Absolutely smooth as, I'm stoked with it, I had a look around for a replacement when it was at its worst. Problem I had a lot didn't support Aus Macworld so hung out til it got fixed, just hope it stays sorted.

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 08:50 PM

Using it without problems so far!
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Posted 18 May 2011 - 05:21 PM

I have to admit Tapatalk on my ipad2 is definitely less stable than on the iPhone 4.

I read a couple of forums and it crashes more often on this forum than the other one.

What I find very frustrating is that posts that I have just read will appear in the unread list and I have to use the mark all read to get rid of them.

What I find more frustrating is when I see a list of say 10 unread posts and I read one then go back to find no more unread posts.

And finally I find using these forums In safari on ios to be anything but usable.
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Posted 20 May 2011 - 02:53 PM

View Postspeedy, on 18 May 2011 - 06:21 PM, said:

I have to admit Tapatalk on my ipad2 is definitely less stable than on the iPhone 4.

I read a couple of forums and it crashes more often on this forum than the other one.

What I find very frustrating is that posts that I have just read will appear in the unread list and I have to use the mark all read to get rid of them.

What I find more frustrating is when I see a list of say 10 unread posts and I read one then go back to find no more unread posts.

And finally I find using these forums In safari on ios to be anything but usable.


Tapatalk is extremely buggy. Perhaps email the developer about your concerns to get these issues fixed. I'm thinking of doing the same thing, because it frustrates the hell out of me too.
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Posted 02 June 2011 - 08:03 AM

New Tapatalk version available via iTunes app store today. Supposed to fix ipad2 crashing issues. Go get it.
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Posted 02 June 2011 - 08:06 AM

What do you know. Used the new version for about 2 minutes and it crashed.

Noticed it isn't marking these forums as read so I hit the mark read button & boom.
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Posted 05 November 2011 - 04:09 PM

Is anyone having difficulty logging into Tapatalk since ios5? I haven't been able to log in on either my iPhone or iPad. I've deleted the app and reinstalled on both devices to no avail. Error message when attempting to log into Macworld Au forum is wrong username and password or login restricted by administrator.
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Posted 05 November 2011 - 09:01 PM

It's working for me iApple. It's still buggy as all hell, but besides that its still a good way to cruise the forums.

I'm not sure what the problem could be.

Can you log into the forums on the Macworld website??

Test that out and if you are having problems, I can reset your password for you.
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Posted 11 November 2011 - 08:29 PM

View PostBrianB, on 05 November 2011 - 10:01 PM, said:

It's working for me iApple. It's still buggy as all hell, but besides that its still a good way to cruise the forums.

I'm not sure what the problem could be.

Can you log into the forums on the Macworld website??

Test that out and if you are having problems, I can reset your password for you.


Hi Brian, yes I am able to log into the forums on the Macworld website so I'm sure it's nothing to do with my login. It's strange because the problem is on both the iPhone and iPad.
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