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

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Happily contributed to Stet's collection of pints.

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

Now posting ON IPHONE

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

I am posting from Zing Touch.

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

Ah of course. Going blind is me.

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

Another pint from me, raa!

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

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

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


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

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

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

I am rockin this now and it is awwwwesome

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

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

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

I have posted a review.

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


J, Saturday, 7 November 2009 13:24 (eleven years ago) link

it's a (I believe) 70/30 split between Apple and stet, so I think it work out to about a pint :^)

囧 (dyao), Saturday, 7 November 2009 13:33 (eleven years ago) link

stet this is awesome, thanks so much man!

call all destroyer, Saturday, 7 November 2009 13:39 (eleven years ago) link

Pint from me! Thank you!

ljubljana, Saturday, 7 November 2009 14:11 (eleven years ago) link

Awesome stuff, thanks very much, everyone! I really appreciate it. I had no idea there were so many iphones on here.

koogs: There's some slightly out-of-date-but-mostly-right screenshots in this post

JimD: Yeah, am working on editing the boards that appear on the start page so you can cut it down to your favourites and reorder etc.

stet, Saturday, 7 November 2009 14:45 (eleven years ago) link

Ace. :)

JimD, Saturday, 7 November 2009 14:52 (eleven years ago) link

ok this is pretty amazing -- fantastic work!

elmo leonard (elmo argonaut), Saturday, 7 November 2009 14:55 (eleven years ago) link

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

I will, happily, because just yesterday I figured out how to do screenshots on an iPhone: as you hold the home button at the bottom, press the sleep button on top. It saves a screenshot to your photoroll, which you can then email to yourself and upload to tinypic.

Give me just a sec...

nearly one-third of a man (Z S), Saturday, 7 November 2009 15:28 (eleven years ago) link

Oops, I didn't see stet's post just above with the link to screenshots. Yeah, it basically looks like that. The only main difference is that pictures don't appear in the thread - you have to click on the individual posts to see them. Which is actually fine, because it makes picture heavy threads load a lot faster.

Again, great work Stet, this is going to make goofing off on ILX waaaaay easier at work now. :)

nearly one-third of a man (Z S), Saturday, 7 November 2009 15:35 (eleven years ago) link

Thank you! Yeah, it's never done the images inline -- the performance would be really horrible and slow. I might look at doing an image browser like in Facebook for picture threads, though.

stet, Saturday, 7 November 2009 16:33 (eleven years ago) link

Holy lol at the screenshots

Yeah~ I can flay~~~ (HI DERE), Saturday, 7 November 2009 17:22 (eleven years ago) link

One thing I'd request; a white background on the app logo. It'd look so much nicer on my screen.

exploding angel vagina (Scik Mouthy), Saturday, 7 November 2009 18:05 (eleven years ago) link

Found this thru my app store search. iPhone is being stupid and not letting me install.

kingfish, Saturday, 7 November 2009 18:19 (eleven years ago) link

An image browser would be fantastic!

schwantz, Saturday, 7 November 2009 21:51 (eleven years ago) link

D/l'ed the lite version today, will grab the $8 full when I get paid next week. Gotta save money for upcoming trip to NYC next week ON IPHONE.

Bears Are Alive! (Pancakes Hackman), Sunday, 8 November 2009 01:23 (eleven years ago) link

Just searched found and downloaded today. Awesome!

cough syrup in coke cans (Eric H.), Sunday, 8 November 2009 01:49 (eleven years ago) link

do any of these profits go to server costs

It's-a not so bad (jeff), Sunday, 8 November 2009 02:41 (eleven years ago) link

feature request: landscape keyboard! also more bb code tags

囧 (dyao), Sunday, 8 November 2009 03:14 (eleven years ago) link

yep, have landscape keyboard working already, also the full set of bbcode will be in 1.1. I've got a few other fixes, but I couldn't upload them while it was in review without losing my place in the queue. App store is frustrating as hell.

stet, Sunday, 8 November 2009 03:25 (eleven years ago) link

just spotted a bookmarking bug too. Will fix

stet, Sunday, 8 November 2009 03:25 (eleven years ago) link

I don't think stet making this app and stet running the server have anything to do with each other, jeff. If it were any other user writing the app would you have asked the question?

Mark C, Sunday, 8 November 2009 11:18 (eleven years ago) link

hey stet are u going to add admin log at some point?

call all destroyer, Sunday, 8 November 2009 14:07 (eleven years ago) link

Wasn't going to -- it's not in the API, so it'd be hard. Same with search, but I'd really like to add that somehow.

Shld also add SB for czn's portable suggestin needs.

stet, Sunday, 8 November 2009 14:28 (eleven years ago) link

I like the message you get when you x post

call all destroyer, Sunday, 8 November 2009 20:30 (eleven years ago) link

desired feature when you can be arsed to get around to it: local timestamping for logged-in users?

zing touch me I'm (sic), Wednesday, 11 November 2009 11:47 (eleven years ago) link

another request -

to stay where u were when u quit the app, instead of goin back to the list of boards

regardless - what a terrific program!!

Tracer Hand, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 11:49 (eleven years ago) link

^ yes, the latter

zing touch me I'm (sic), Wednesday, 11 November 2009 12:00 (eleven years ago) link

hello when will android version come out pls?

ken 'a shaved finn' c (ken c), Wednesday, 11 November 2009 12:36 (eleven years ago) link

im embarrassed at how rad i find this app, i mean, i dont want to admit how great it is to use ilx on my iphone, but, you know.

any chance we could get archiving of bookmarks for offline browsing?

max, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 13:36 (eleven years ago) link

you could just use instapaper for all yr offline bookmarkin needs - i find myself using it more than safari these days

Tracer Hand, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 13:38 (eleven years ago) link

Tracer: does it need to save whereever you are, or can it just remember if you're reading a thread or in the middle of compose. I've been trying to save state, but it's a bit tricky as the server can completely change between launches, and threads that were there have dropped off new answers.

Archiving of bookmarks is a good idea actually -- then you could bookmark a post before getting on the subway or w/e, and the whole thing'd be there on the phone. Or I could add in Instapaper integration.

stet, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 14:15 (eleven years ago) link

exactly as it was wd be ideal but just remembering what thread you were reading wd be almost as great

Tracer Hand, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 14:20 (eleven years ago) link

I'm thinking it may be the same issue reported earlier:
_ime (13.3/iPhone8), threads that are polls do not show poll results when you select them through search

― willem, Friday, January 17, 2020 10:12 AM (eight months ago) bookmarkflaglink

Yeah, that's right. Tricky to fix, that -- I'll see if I can come up with something.

― stet, Friday, January 17, 2020 6:56 PM (eight months ago) bookmarkflaglink_

Ah, I missed this. I bet it’s this – I only noticed this when going through a bunch of old threads I searched for.

Again, this is not the end of the world so if it’s tricky to address, it’s totally live-with-able.

Naive Teen Idol, Thursday, 8 October 2020 13:49 (one year ago) link

The workaround is to bookmark a post from the poll thread and then open it from the bookmark if that helps

stet, Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:00 (one year ago) link

Yeah that works, thanks!

willem, Friday, 9 October 2020 09:13 (one year ago) link

three months pass...

stet can we get a q button to go with b, i, u in the edit window?

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Saturday, 23 January 2021 06:25 (eight months ago) link


Alba, Saturday, 23 January 2021 12:35 (eight months ago) link

(Who uses u?)

Alba, Saturday, 23 January 2021 12:36 (eight months ago) link

It really is becoming vestigial isn’t it? (Everywhere, not just here) I think possibility of confusion with links must have done for it. Fine. Farewell, underline

stet, Saturday, 23 January 2021 12:58 (eight months ago) link

Adios, muchacho

Next Time Might Be Hammer Time (James Redd and the Blecchs), Saturday, 23 January 2021 13:15 (eight months ago) link


Clay, Saturday, 23 January 2021 13:21 (eight months ago) link


get down, get down, get down / why piano wenza so? (breastcrawl), Saturday, 23 January 2021 13:32 (eight months ago) link


koogs, Saturday, 23 January 2021 14:27 (eight months ago) link

Is this the thread for thread-specific technical issues? Rolling Classical 2020 can’t be loaded in Zing, saying:

There are some old or corrupted messages in this thread which zing can’t read

covidsbundlertanze op. 6 (Jon not Jon), Sunday, 24 January 2021 17:27 (eight months ago) link

Should be fixed, thanks!

stet, Monday, 25 January 2021 14:28 (eight months ago) link

thanks for the "𝐐" stet! used it today!

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Wednesday, 27 January 2021 19:34 (eight months ago) link

fuck, do we have to deprogram caek now?

the serious avant-garde universalist right now (forksclovetofu), Friday, 29 January 2021 05:55 (eight months ago) link

breadcrumb caek

Long Tall Arsetee & the Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Saturday, 30 January 2021 12:40 (eight months ago) link

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