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Old 08-02-2011, 04:52 PM   #11
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Apple kind of has an iron fist regarding its stuff. They recently forced Amazon to remove its direct link to the Kindle store from the Kindle app, as Amazon refused to pay Apple 30% commission, which is Amazon's profit from Kindle book purchases. They wanted everyone to purchase ebooks from their IBooks, which are more expensive and limited in selection. Amazon said screw 'em and removed the Kindle store. Again, there are work arounds.

The nice thing about IPad is there is no way you can ever get a virus or malware, Apple so tightly controls everything.

I love the portability and convenience. There are other net pads that allow Adobe, and Amazon plans to come out with one soon, if it's not already here. The apps available for IPad are amazing, I can watch HBO and ESPN with my current Directv subscription for free. The cookbook apps are amazing. I love it!

Again, it is an accessory, not meant to replace a laptop or PC. In fact, you need a machine in order to connect to ITunes and download your updates, etc.
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Old 08-02-2011, 04:54 PM   #12
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Getting a drop-down list to properly function on phones (or other non-computer devices) is not easy. It's a multiple-step process to fill in that field (hit the button, menu appears, make a selection to fill in the field); phone apps are all about one-click navigation.

Easiest fix would be to have the field automatically filled in by default, with an option to change it as necessary. Both options would need to be displayed up front (instead of hidden in a menu).

Choose one: [X] RECIPE or [ ] OTHER

A simple click on OTHER would change it to look like this:

Choose one: [ ] RECIPE or [X] OTHER
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Old 08-02-2011, 04:58 PM   #13
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Getting a drop-down list to properly function on phones (or other non-computer devices) is not easy. It's a multiple-step process to fill in that field (hit the button, menu appears, make a selection to fill in the field); phone apps are all about one-click navigation.

Easiest fix would be to have the field automatically filled in by default, with an option to change it as necessary. Both options would need to be displayed up front (instead of hidden in a menu).

Choose one: [X] RECIPE or [ ] OTHER

A simple click on OTHER would change it to look like this:

Choose one: [ ] RECIPE or [X] OTHER
So if I filled it in on my PC, it would automatically fill it in on my device? There is no drop-down option on IPad. Not sure about Android.
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Old 08-02-2011, 05:02 PM   #14
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So if I filled it in on my PC, it would automatically fill it in on my device? There is no drop-down option on IPad. Not sure about Android.
I was just trying to show what a work-around would have to look like. I wish there was some magical fix but I don't think there is until some programming changes are made.
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Old 08-02-2011, 05:08 PM   #15
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Thanks for reporting this - we'll have a look.
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Old 08-02-2011, 05:14 PM   #16
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I was just trying to show what a work-around would have to look like. I wish there was some magical fix but I don't think there is until some programming changes are made.
No prob. I just start up my now infrequently used PC! Thanks for trying!
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:08 PM   #17
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Anything ever get figured out on why posting a recipe from a phone gives the error to choose the type but no option to do so? I'm currently without a computer and will be for a bit so just have my phone. Was just curious about this.
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This should be fixed now.
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