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New mobile site is no good

Postby Bad Gradger » Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:15 am

I do a bit of browsing on my U.S. Cellular phone, and TDP is one of the first sites I bookmarked. Since the mobile site was upgraded, it's become almost entirely useless to me. I no longer get capsule reviews of restaurants, events, and movies, the news feed only displays the first sentence of an article, and the weather page now shows about as much information as the Windows weather gadget on my PC. Needless to say, I find this disappointing.

Is this a platform issue, or are folks using other phones on other networks having the same problem?
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Re: New mobile site is no good

Postby jjoyce » Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:37 pm

Depending on how "smart" your phone is, you might be re-directed to a WAP site. m.isthmus.com is our mobile site, which is essentially a very simple HTML site. People like it. The WAP site? Not as much. That technology is on the way out.
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Re: New mobile site is no good

Postby Mean Scenester » Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:17 am

The mobile site works pretty tits on Android.
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Re: New mobile site is no good

Postby Bad Gradger » Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:52 pm

jjoyce wrote:Depending on how "smart" your phone is, you might be re-directed to a WAP site. m.isthmus.com is our mobile site, which is essentially a very simple HTML site. People like it. The WAP site? Not as much. That technology is on the way out.

I have been connecting to m.isthmus.com, and everything worked until two weeks ago. It doesn't appear to be connecting with WAP, but I could be wrong on that.
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Re: New mobile site is no good

Postby donges » Tue Mar 15, 2011 4:54 pm

What kind of phone, Bad?
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Re: New mobile site is no good

Postby Bad Gradger » Tue Mar 15, 2011 5:58 pm

donges wrote:What kind of phone, Bad?

It's an LG UN610 running their EasyEdge browser, which does handle HTML.
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