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911 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Dec 28, 2007 8:09 PM by victry1
Currently Being ModeratedDec 10, 2007 6:38 AM (in response to carrera62)For myself, I kind of like the option to have both a mobile and a normal website available -- I've found myself stuck with just the Edge network available lately, and where most normal websites take far too much time to pull down, mobile sites (including Amazon's beta site) are actually usable.
So far, I haven't found any website that has locked me into just the mobile version; are you finding places that won't let you see the full website?
--JohnMac Mini, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 10, 2007 9:29 PM (in response to John Pietrzak)On my Palm, yes it is either the full site or the mobile site. So far on the iPhone, they have not locked me on the mobile site, but that is why I have been writing to Amazon and others so they leave it as an option. Like you said, there are times when you want the site to load quicker or you may not have a strong signal, so the mobile version is better. But there are times when I am shopping in a store and I see a deal on an older move(DVD), so I want to be able to go to yahoo's movie site and read about it. Well on the mobile site all you can read about are movies currently in the theaters, not previous moviesiPhone, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 28, 2007 5:42 AM (in response to carrera62)I did the same thing, swapped my Treo for iPhone for the full version of web pages. I am automatically being directed to the mobile versions. Have you figured out how to get the full versions? I'm not given an options of which version to view. I get the full version on Safari on my iBook.iBook G4, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 28, 2007 5:50 AM (in response to carrera62)I think you'll find that Amazon are actually testing an iPhone site as opposed to a mobile site. This is a redesign of the site, more suited to the iPhone interface. Removing all the flash ads from the Amazon site for iPhone IMHO is a joy, less to download faster load times. Allows easier access when on EDGE coverage.Mac Pro 2.66, FX 4500, 6GB RAM & Eizo CG220, PowerMac G5 Quad 20" 2 x Cinema, Mac OS X (10.5), MacBook Pro C2D 17" 2.33GHz Quack! Quack!
Currently Being ModeratedDec 28, 2007 8:09 PM (in response to carrera62)Hi Carrera,
I've only gotten 2 mobile sites on my iPhone, one being Amazon. However, I click on Amazon's full site as I cannot access my seller account on their mobile one. If you're looking for something on Amazon, it may be faster to use their site for the iPhone. I don't remember what the other site was but haven't had any other problems. That is one of the biggest features about the iPhone-being able to access full web pages.
Enjoy your phone-I'm sure you won't run into these issues too much.iBookG4 1.42 Ghz 1.5 RAM 20" iMac 8GB iPhone, Mac OS X (10.4.9), www.abramsonclan.com