Zing Touch: ILX now ON IPHONE (and ipod tooches too)

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omg

Bobby Wo (max), Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:38 (ten years ago) link

um, this is great, but I'm waiting for the Motorola Razr version.

calstars, Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:39 (ten years ago) link

hahaha the hat!

someone has done something terrible OH NO (jjjusten), Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:40 (ten years ago) link

just bought you a pint =-0

囧 (dyao), Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:43 (ten years ago) link

also lol at me being in the screenshits O_o

囧 (dyao), Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:43 (ten years ago) link

weeeeee!

tehresa, Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:44 (ten years ago) link

lol @ last screenshot

Bobby Wo (max), Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:45 (ten years ago) link

*downloads furiously*

how rad bandit (gbx), Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:46 (ten years ago) link

this is great stet!

max, Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:58 (ten years ago) link

works like a charm

max, Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:59 (ten years ago) link

phew! tx! And thanks dyao! I liked yr pic pls don't sue me

stet, Saturday, 7 November 2009 01:59 (ten years ago) link

WOW

banned, on the run (s1ocki), Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:04 (ten years ago) link

pint-friendly version bought!

banned, on the run (s1ocki), Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:04 (ten years ago) link

lol being on the app store is probably the most coverage I'll ever have, thanks ;o)

囧 (dyao), Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:07 (ten years ago) link

great job y'all!!! er I don't actually have an iPhone so I can't check out the app but it looks great!!!

You must be at least 17 years old to download this application
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content or Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Frequent/Intense Profanity or Crude Humor

the passos of unbanned sock (Curt1s Stephens), Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:18 (ten years ago) link

I am posting from my tooch right now!

bnw, Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:22 (ten years ago) link

change ILTMI description to "I am posting from my cooch right now!"

the passos of unbanned sock (Curt1s Stephens), Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:23 (ten years ago) link

prediction: stet's gonna get wasted!

well-deserved wasted imo

tehresa, Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:46 (ten years ago) link

wasteder now

estela, Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:51 (ten years ago) link

Thanks, Stet. Enjoy your pint!

schwantz, Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:54 (ten years ago) link

stet<3 stet<3

estela, Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:56 (ten years ago) link

Testing testing...

toby, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:11 (ten years ago) link

Awesome!

toby, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:11 (ten years ago) link

Thanks

Jeff, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:12 (ten years ago) link

Thanks
--Jeff

Yes

Jeff, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:13 (ten years ago) link

Nice one!

p-dog, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:21 (ten years ago) link

next pint's on me.

thanks millions!!!

(LOL @ you = too slow)

lxy, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:23 (ten years ago) link

Pint version bought. This is v. great.

Ned Raggett, Saturday, 7 November 2009 03:28 (ten years ago) link

YAY! AND IM IN THE SCREENSHOTZ!

cutty, Saturday, 7 November 2009 04:02 (ten years ago) link

I kind of love that max's display name in one of the screenshots got the phrase "rip dom passantino" into the App Store.

kshighway1, Saturday, 7 November 2009 04:08 (ten years ago) link

ok maybe one of the best iPhone apps so far ON IPHONE

cutty, Saturday, 7 November 2009 04:13 (ten years ago) link

Posting from zing litr, works great, thanks!

nearly one-third of a man (Z S), Saturday, 7 November 2009 04:23 (ten years ago) link

Happily contributed to Stet's collection of pints.

Elvis Telecom, Saturday, 7 November 2009 05:16 (ten years ago) link

oh so excited for this, will purchase you a pint soon, thx so much stet!

Clay, Saturday, 7 November 2009 06:51 (ten years ago) link

Now posting ON IPHONE

Elvis Telecom, Saturday, 7 November 2009 07:16 (ten years ago) link

I am posting from Zing Touch.

exploding angel vagina (Scik Mouthy), Saturday, 7 November 2009 07:31 (ten years ago) link

Im sure I am just dense but what are the diffs btwn the paid and free zinger? I need to update my tooch sw before i can even use this anyway.

i obtain much semillon (Trayce), Saturday, 7 November 2009 07:34 (ten years ago) link

There is also the buy-Stet-a-pint version, Zing Touch, which is £4.99/$7.99 and will probably get new features first. Right now they are identical, except for some wee ads in Zing Lite.

tehresa, Saturday, 7 November 2009 07:35 (ten years ago) link

Ah of course. Going blind is me.

i obtain much semillon (Trayce), Saturday, 7 November 2009 07:36 (ten years ago) link

Another pint from me, raa!

JimD, Saturday, 7 November 2009 09:27 (ten years ago) link

Oh, and I got it direct from the ON IPHONE app store.

JimD, Saturday, 7 November 2009 09:30 (ten years ago) link

Featurerequests: reordering of boards in the board list, so I can drag my favourites to the top. And those little filled-or-hollow bullet points that tell me whether there are new posts in a thread.

JimD, Saturday, 7 November 2009 09:32 (ten years ago) link

amazing!!

Tracer Hand, Saturday, 7 November 2009 09:46 (ten years ago) link

lol @ tipping thred in screenshots - says it all, really

Tracer Hand, Saturday, 7 November 2009 09:46 (ten years ago) link

I am rockin this now and it is awwwwesome

Clay, Saturday, 7 November 2009 09:51 (ten years ago) link

can someone please post screenshots here for those of us who are itms:// deficient

koogs, Saturday, 7 November 2009 10:06 (ten years ago) link

I have posted a review.

exploding angel vagina (Scik Mouthy), Saturday, 7 November 2009 10:15 (ten years ago) link

Stet this is really cool and would be even better if I had an Iphone :-( great work though.

just one question ... what the hell are you drinking at £4.99 a pint????

tomofthenest, Saturday, 7 November 2009 11:42 (ten years ago) link

it's ten bucks for us, more like "buy me a jug"

lol at screenshot #4

niggaz thought M.A.S stand for mop and shit (sic), Saturday, 7 November 2009 12:02 (ten years ago) link

prediction: stet's gonna get wasted!

Oh god, he'll turn up at mine and make me drink vodka with a Blue Aftershock mixer.

Anyway, yes. This is truly a piece of aceness.

What do you want? This ain't an egg shop (grimly fiendish), Saturday, 7 November 2009 12:38 (ten years ago) link

Had to raise the bar, eh? Couldn't leave well enough alone?

lukas, Thursday, 28 November 2019 03:08 (two weeks ago) link

Awesome!

DJI, Thursday, 28 November 2019 03:50 (two weeks ago) link

This is fantastic

Suggest Banshee (Hadrian VIII), Thursday, 28 November 2019 03:57 (two weeks ago) link

Wow thanks stet. Christmas came early for Zingers

lefal junglist platton (wtev), Thursday, 28 November 2019 05:11 (two weeks ago) link

oh yes. search! thanks stet!

Heavy Messages (jed_), Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:23 (two weeks ago) link

It's surprising what a difference it makes — feels like an app full of 20 years of stuff now, rather than one that's just about bookmarks.

Yes indeed it does. Thanks for all the hard work!!

willem, Thursday, 28 November 2019 07:44 (two weeks ago) link

wow! thank you Stet

alomar lines, Thursday, 28 November 2019 07:51 (two weeks ago) link

SEARCHHHH! Thanks Stet!

Le Bateau Ivre, Thursday, 28 November 2019 08:42 (two weeks ago) link

wow stet, this is what’s been missing from my life! merci beaucoup.

one weird thing: in dark mode you don’t get to see what you’re typing in the search box, the results still show up tho.

breastcrawl, Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:04 (two weeks ago) link

Ah, are you on iOS 11? It works on iOS 13 but I can’t figure out how to make it work on the older phones.

stet, Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:18 (two weeks ago) link

iOS 12 here, yes

breastcrawl, Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:45 (two weeks ago) link

Had to raise the bar, eh? Couldn't leave well enough alone?

lol sry. I can send you the API specs? :)

stet, Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:04 (two weeks ago) link

So great. Thanks sir!

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:07 (two weeks ago) link

i think bookmarking threads is faster now too. thank u STET

alomar lines, Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:29 (two weeks ago) link

oh my god

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:31 (two weeks ago) link

feels like a nice bit of fit and finish now too

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:36 (two weeks ago) link

This new search feature is aces, have used it several times in the past few hours.

Irae Louvin (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 28 November 2019 19:39 (two weeks ago) link

stet i love you

terminators of endearment (VegemiteGrrl), Friday, 29 November 2019 00:14 (two weeks ago) link

Fucking hell. Well done, thanks a million. You could have made this a paying update. Would have gladly forked out

licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Friday, 29 November 2019 09:53 (two weeks ago) link

Challops:

I don’t like how the lines have disappeared between threads in dark mode. Bring back the lines or at least alternate background colors like answers do (in both modes).

I don’t understand the HUGE type announcing the board / thread title (or the app) at the top of each screen? It doesn’t need to be so big. Also, when I hit filter threads, the field floats behind the huge type and it’s annoying.

El Tomboto, Friday, 29 November 2019 16:17 (two weeks ago) link

challops accepted. Some of this is work in progress -- filter threads will be replaced by thread search soon, and the huge type problem is an iOS 13 change that's half-finished (because I realised we have to keep iOS 12 support for the older phones).

Lines on threads is a good shout, I'll try and put those back. Confess I just got tired of slogging at Search code and felt it was good enough to get out.

stet, Friday, 29 November 2019 16:59 (two weeks ago) link

Couple more challops:

1. The orientation bug where Zing jumps back a bunch of posts if you rotate it back and forth is still there.
2. Some kind of memory leaks with YouTube and maybe Twitter. If you start a YouTube video and then click back, the video never gets shut down entirely and you continue to hear audio until you kill the app. Maybe embeds aren’t being killed correctly?

DJI, Friday, 29 November 2019 17:36 (two weeks ago) link

YESSSSSSSSSSS

stet, you are the best. Seriously.

Naive Teen Idol, Friday, 29 November 2019 23:31 (two weeks ago) link

cosign with DJI - also if you tap a Twitter post on e.g. the image, any linked video won't link correctly, but if you tap on the date of the post, it loads correctly and you can tap through to the video or images linked.
A small thing too - when shifting day-to-night and vice versa using standard type appearance, the big headlines stay in the colour of the old mode (i.e. they stay white, on a light background, or black on a dark background). If it was possible for Zing to switch to night mode when the phone does so, that would be awesome, but maybe break things for folks not on iOS 13.
Offered only in the spirit of wanting to help, not complaint - it's a great app!

an incoherent crustacean (MatthewK), Saturday, 30 November 2019 00:37 (one week ago) link

As others have said, I'd have been happy to pay for this upgrade.

Heavy Messages (jed_), Saturday, 30 November 2019 00:44 (one week ago) link

this is a gift that keeps on giving

Irae Louvin (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 3 December 2019 15:11 (one week ago) link

Challops version going to Apple, fixing:
- Lines are back between messages
- Orientation bug is fixed at last
- Twitter videos now play inside the message view(!)
- And stop playing when you leave the view

I can't fix the dark/light switch not changing the headlines without dropping iOS 12 support (as far as I can tell) and there are way too many people still not on iOS 13 yet.

stet, Thursday, 5 December 2019 00:53 (one week ago) link

(Thanks for being lovely, everyone)

stet, Thursday, 5 December 2019 00:54 (one week ago) link

Thank you stet!

DJI, Thursday, 5 December 2019 00:59 (one week ago) link

Are pics supposed to autoload? I see little picture frames that I have to click on.

Cow_Art, Thursday, 5 December 2019 01:17 (one week ago) link

twitter videos playing within zing is a very exciting development

call all destroyer, Thursday, 5 December 2019 01:31 (one week ago) link

right. won’t miss the workaround for that

Irae Louvin (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 5 December 2019 02:01 (one week ago) link

Yes @CowArt

DJI, Thursday, 5 December 2019 02:27 (one week ago) link

stet if you wanna make a gofundme or a Patreon I'm there

an incoherent crustacean (MatthewK), Thursday, 5 December 2019 04:55 (one week ago) link

seconded

dan selzer, Thursday, 5 December 2019 12:10 (one week ago) link

+

chet san telmo (alomar lines), Saturday, 7 December 2019 15:10 (six days ago) link

4.1 is rolling out now with all those fixes above, plus you can now sort search results and search within just one board.

(Challops: you can no longer filter just the threads on a New Answers, but that'll come back)

stet, Monday, 9 December 2019 23:48 (four days ago) link

Very very slick update stet, the attention to detail is impressive

an incoherent crustacean (MatthewK), Tuesday, 10 December 2019 05:43 (three days ago) link

Great job - justr a minor thing: any way to reinstate the "XX hours/days ago" time stamp beneath posts?

licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Tuesday, 10 December 2019 09:50 (three days ago) link

Yes, it’s going to be a setting in the next version

stet, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:09 (three days ago) link

Omg you shlda warned me how amazing update was gonna be. Wuv wuv wuv

nathom, Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:32 (three days ago) link

looks so nice!!

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 11:33 (two days ago) link

a niggle - occasionally when composing, dragging the cursor to the beginning of the post, or maybe just elsewhere in the compose window, erases all the text!

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 11 December 2019 12:17 (two days ago) link

Wow, I’ve never seen that! Does a double tap with three fingers and pressing the undo arrow (on iOS 13) or shaking (on iOS 12) bring it back?

stet, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:06 (two days ago) link

just tried and no. can be hard to replicate but try swiping with one finger fairly quickly pretty much anywhere in the compose window after entering some text.

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:13 (two days ago) link

Got it! It doesn’t erase the text for me but it does make the keyboard vanish. I’ll investigate

stet, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:15 (two days ago) link


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