Got Skyfire Installed

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  1. op12

    op12 New Member

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    Got Skyfire Installed

    I just got my invite today, and per Craig's comment I agree that there should be a separate thread where we can discuss the program. (Otherwise it'll get lost in other comments about invites, etc.)

    If you're still waiting for the beta, check here:
    http://www.everythingq.com/forum/software/skyfire-16944.html

    I did immediately mute the audio, and was also interested to find that you can resize the zoom box using 1 and 3.
  2. craiggiarc

    craiggiarc Active Member

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    Nice one OP12 for actually creating the thread. :)

    I did finally get the sound to work on the bbc radio web page but still don't get any sound on youtube pages. Perhaps with my connection speeds of just 1x it can't handle both Video and Sound together.

    The zoom function with the 1 & 3 buttons is nice and easy, here are some other shortcuts:-

    1. Zoom In
    2. Enter Web Address
    3. Zoom Out
    4. Add Bookmark
    5. Refresh

    Craig
  3. op12

    op12 New Member

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    Is there any way to interact with a page while in the zoomed out mode, or do you have to zoom in to use controls?

    Also are a lot of people seeing quick battery drain? I haven't used it much yet but if that's the case it'd be disappointing since this seems like a pretty slick and useful app. Extreme battery usage could be a dealbreaker.
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    battery usage is pretty heavy with the current version, but that's supposed to be addressed in a later release.

    \from my Q
  5. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    only when zoomed in can you interact

    and yea lets hope the address the battery drain!
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    From my usage you have to zoom in to use any links as in thumbnail mode the cursor is fixed as the zoom range button.

    I certainly haven't noticed any heavy increased battery drain although I did read in there documentation that they recommend that you close it when not in use and they will decrease any battery drain in future releases.

    Craig
  7. rudeboy

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    not being able to post on EQ.... *BIG* dealbreaker :}
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    rainmakerrc New Member

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    That's a big reason why I have not been using Skyfire a whole lot since I got it installed. I don't surf all that much on my Q, but when I do, EQ is one place I frequently visit.
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    i havent been able to register at all!! I have to confirm my registration by clicking a link in an sms they send to the phone, but I've tried multiple times, havent received the sms till date!
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    Not only does this work while you are zoomed in but will also increase or decrease the size of your zooming "window" for lack of a better term, when you are fully zoomed out.
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    BigE4284 New Member

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    Supposedly they are working on this for later versions.
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    Can any of you delete a bookmark? I've heard it could be impossible. Don't bookmark any pOrn sites ;)

    Todd/Indy
  13. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    no there is no delete option
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    anyone1979 New Member

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    How long does the invite take?
    I am still waiting for mine.
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    cheri Active Member

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    I just came here to poop on your party.
    later!


    1979 they dont want questions about invite in this thread u have to post in the lowley skyfire thread.

    some kind of cyber snobbery...jk

    (go finds a place in the crowded corner of rejected folks)
  16. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    depends on when you signed up
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    ditto here...

    they better :}
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    Anyone getting a black screen today? All I can see is the menu options!

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