08-07-2011 10:42 PM - edited 08-07-2011 10:45 PM
None that I'm aware of. Hopefully, LL will put one out in the near future. They were looking for a mobile developer not long ago...
08-08-2011 04:01 AM
Hi Vitor, while LL don't have an official app yet, I use DroidSL (the app is free from the Android Market, L$500 for the prim part, via Marketplace) to boost my SL experience while I'm away from a good connection.
Its only real function is to send IMs from your cell, it doesn't allow for responses (though I intercept offline IMs via email) but it's a handy way to send a few quick messages; perhaps tell a loved one you can't get online tonight, or tell a customer that you'll resolve their problem ASAP.
It does have some limitations, however. From memory I forget if it uses encryption to pass the IMs, but it's probably 'less secure' than in-world IMs in any case. It also requires land on which to place the server. They don't really enjoy being re-rezzed.
Overall it's lovely, though I agree an official one would be awesome too.
08-08-2011 01:45 PM
08-11-2011 02:30 PM
Vitor Schnyder wrote:
I know there is an app for android that you can use to log in, but its not free, somebody knows any app that is free to log in?
That's a good question. I think most text client developers, regardless of platform, are waiting for XMPP integration to try again, as that would greatly simplify the issue (or render it entirely moot, since then one could easily IM an avatar in SL from Google Talk or another Jabber service and vice versa).
Vitor Schnyder wrote:
and why liden lab has not made an app yet?
Why is it everyone seems to assume that it's the Linden's job to fill in the gap for every edge-case usage scenario, when the specs to connect to the service are published and the source code to the official viewer is free and open?
09-29-2011 12:16 AM
09-29-2011 05:17 PM
That doesn't address the fact that the SL viewer source code is open, the protocol is published, and Android gives away the SDK to everyone who wants a copy. You can fix it, if you really wanted to.
09-29-2011 07:24 PM
Sorry, but any1 that actually has an android knows how much better the apps are, and that there are tons of free apps. Plus, personally, I paid almost nothing for my phone, compared to an IPhone. To me, Apple is for people that don't know any better, and have money to blow. It does seem funny to me that some1 would pay that much for a phone but has a problem paying 450 lindens a month for all that a good app does.