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If you enjoy using our app, can you please review it here? Unfortunately, due to some strange, low reviews our overall rating is low. But the main issue is just a lack of normal reviews, so your input would be much appreciated.  

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I am on my laptop but I'll check it out and leave a review 

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I am on my laptop too, and I have applestore only.

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The text in mobile version is really huge it would be nice if there are different font size to choose. It's also not easy to scroll without touching the text, I was thinking of subscribe if this problem is being sorted out 

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Joy.W wrote:
The text in mobile version is really huge it would be nice if there are different font size to choose. It's also not easy to scroll without touching the text, I was thinking of subscribe if this problem is being sorted out

Hi Joy. We will discuss about the font size. Regarding the scrolling - are you talking about scrolling vertically? The pages are long, and we scroll vertically on either edge of the phone. There is no interference with text this way. At the end of a page, we advance to the next page by touching the rh vertical edge.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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No smartphone, sorry.

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In the android play store there is one review by C. G. Kelley and it completely sums up my feelings. 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kbt.languagetools.language_tools_app


Please fix the android app. I want to use it.



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Philipp wrote:
In the android play store there is one review by C. G. Kelley and it completely sums up my feelings.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kbt.languagetools.language_tools_app
Please fix the android app. I want to use it.

We are going to redesign the app next month. As a workaround for the scrolling issue until then, you can scroll on either vertical edge. The design is to scroll to the bottom, then change pages by selecting the arrow heads. And to turn off a selected word, you can select a word further up on your screen.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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leosmith wrote:
We are going to redesign the app next month...


This is great to hear. I wish you good look and a successful outcome. I know it's hard work but the behavior of the reader on mobile is crucial for the app.

I will try the workaround as well.

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I always compare your site to LingQ. 

I study Mandarin and Cantonese. The ability to a) not have unnatural spaces between the words (there are no spaces in those languages) and b) easily link and unlink words are huge advantages over LingQ. 

However I have similar issues with the app. If you make it so NO downward scrolling is necessary at all, just go to the next 'page' that would make your app better than the competition in my opinion. 

Also, when browsing the library, get rid of all the flush-just show the title. Because currently it includes a picture and unknown/learning/known/total words. Together that means I can see only one item on my screen at a time. 

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problemeliminator wrote:
If you make it so NO downward scrolling is necessary at all, just go to the next 'page' that would make your app better than the competition in my opinion.

That is our plan. In my defense, if you use the app as it was intended to be used (per the "work-around" above), scrolling/changing pages works fine. We are going to change it though because clearly it's not intuitive.


Regarding your other suggestion, we will try to implement it too. Thanks for your input! 

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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So we know the site is great, but what about the app? Any word on when the mobile appl will be usable? 

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Hulk.Hogan wrote:
So we know the site is great, but what about the app? Any word on when the mobile appl will be usable?

It is usable now. If you mean the new version, we are now shooting for September.


I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Not really. Even with the work around it isn't a pleasant experience and I doubt most users would find it usable. At any rate, September sounds great. The website is top notch, but like most 3rd worlders I value a mobile experience! Thanks for all the effort guys. 

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