New Tapatalk app for android is horrible

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It is different for sure, but I find that once I am used to it, it is actually easier to use than the old one. What is so horrible about the new design?

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Everything. It'd difficult to even find this section to even write this post. Took me about 2 minutes to figure out where to go vs 15-30 secs from opening and getting to the right section with the old version. It's OK this one but I prefer the old set up imo
 

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This new design is definitely going to take some time to adjust to. It's a "busier" look overall. It seems to work ok though. Maybe even a little better than the old design.
Yeah it is busier and Imo I prefer a more simple app. I actually like the new Ipad app they rolled out a few weeks ago
 

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Definitely a learning curve. I'm gonna give it some time. It does have better nav features, I just need to get used to where everything is.

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My first impressions were "oh this looks nice" then i hate this, why would they... Oh there it is. Who does this witchcraft, moving things out of place.
 

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My initial impressions are negative. For one thing, the list of posts such as Unread, Timeline, Participated, etc, requires a lot more scrolling because each post in the list takes up a lot of room. The header also seems bigger. On my Galaxy S4 I can see 2 1/2 posts in a page, vs maybe 6 or so before (I don't remember exactly).

I also think the navigation is more complicated, but that's just something to get used to.
 

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Everything. It'd difficult to even find this section to even write this post. Took me about 2 minutes to figure out where to go vs 15-30 secs from opening and getting to the right section with the old version. It's OK this one but I prefer the old set up imo
It just takes some getting adjusted to. Shouldn't take 2 minutes to find this thread. Took me all of 10 seconds from opening the app.

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Yeah.... OK... I'm getting my sea legs here. They just COMPLETELY stirred up the layout. One of the big reasons I bought the full version was consistency of forums... I don't have to contend with different layouts and they are all under one roof. You kind of get used to how things flow after a while and it takes a bit of getting used to.
 

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Just check out the google play reviews a flood of negative reviews.

Took a simple to use, easy to view app and messed it up. Went back to 4.9.5 and blocking it from upgrading again.
 

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It's virtually a deal breaker for me. 24 hours and I still can't work with it. I can figure it, but I can't use it productively.

It's like using those early 3.5" Sat Nav's.
You can see the street next to you, but you can't fathom where you are overall.

1 or 2 hours next to my pc at night is the most time I will spend browsing occasionally on AC or watching TV now.
I hope they fix it.

http://forums.androidcentral.com/showthread.php?p=4126845

From my SM-N9005 Note 3 on Tapatalk
 

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This app sucks now. I can't tell if a thread is read or not. Navigation sucks as well. Tapatalk don goofed.
 

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If I get some time, I'll go check out the Tapatalk forums... I am guessing that the reactions I'll read will be less than glowing. Some UI designer's grand redesign plans are about to get totally crapped on.

EDIT:

Here are some of the topic names:

4.10.0 no bueno
WTF! Change the freakin' GUI back!
The new UI suxx! Big Times!
I want old tapatalk
This new update.....how do I revert?

That's just the first page. Most common reply is "I registered on this forum just to come here to say that the new layout sucks"
 

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Just check out the google play reviews a flood of negative reviews.

Took a simple to use, easy to view app and messed it up. Went back to 4.9.5 and blocking it from upgrading again.

Exactly what I did. It's very mind-boggling that they would actually foist his garbage on the general public. Do they not have a beta or testers program of some sort?

Why is half the title page on each forum covered with unrelated pictures? Why can I only see 2 or 3 threads on my 5.7" screen on my Note 4?
 
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