Suggestion GBATemp Should Make an App!

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Polarise, Dec 15, 2016.

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  1. Yes

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  2. No

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    25.0%
  1. Polarise
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    Polarise GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    As a frequent GBATemp user I use the mobile site on my phone. The thing is that it would be nicer to have an App as they could actually push notifications.
     
  2. Seriel

    Seriel Always watching, always waiting..

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    It was already suggested and done a few times by members in the past.
    There is a GBATemp Notifier app, as well as one or two which just put the site in its own app.
    Then there is also Taptatalk or w/e it's called but that's pretty bad lol
    Sorry for not giving links to what I'm talking about, too busy lol, google it or something.
     
  3. VinsCool

    VinsCool Neges Singula

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    That or Chrome alerts, like Facebook or Twitter.
    That could be good enough for mobile GBAtemp, in my opinion.
    That, of course, if Xenforo could support that.
     
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  4. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks

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    It has been suggested a couple of times before.
    I'm all in for an official Temp app!
     
  5. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

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    I'd like to see this happen but we don't have the resources to make it I'm afraid. Improvements to the mobile site will come in time.
     
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  6. InsaneNutter

    InsaneNutter GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    To be honest i don't think apps are required for websites these days. GBA Temp is responsive so will adapt to the size of the screen you are browsing on, mobile browsers such as Chrome can deliver push notifications from websites you allow to send you them.

    With that in mind is seems like a waste of time developing multiple apps for different mobile platforms, then keeping those apps updated.
     
  7. Touko White

    Touko White (not)Banned

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    Apple have really shit policies for getting an app on there store so what would be the point? Then again we could just ignore Crapple and get only an android app. (i don't even know why i still have an iPhone)
     
  8. lcie nimbus

    lcie nimbus 100th degree asskicker

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    yup, yup, yup android only, i'd download it right away...as long as it's free. though honestly chrome works nicely on android.
     
  9. Zero72463

    Zero72463 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Buying a certificate for publishing apps on app store on iPhone is too expensive. I might try making a Cydia version, but honestly it isn't that requested.
     
  10. GhostLatte

    GhostLatte Yet Another Shitposter

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    It could always be published on Cydia.
     
  11. LightShell

    LightShell GBAtemp Regular

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    and you can get android apks if you dont want to publish it to the google play store
     
  12. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    What are the requirements to have a website (facebook, twitter) push notifications from chrome?
     
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