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12th February 2012, 04:13 AM |#11  
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Could be that they coded it for 1280x800 tablets...

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13th February 2012, 07:58 PM |#12  
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Find someone with a rooted 8.9"+ tablet and pull the apk file for it.

Anyone have access to someone that owns a rooted 8.9" tablet?
25th March 2012, 10:36 PM |#13  
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FYI, I am having the same problem with my Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus:

ANY Android app that have a tablet-optimized version in a single app (no 2 separate versions) will not show the tablet version when installed in my Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus.

I tested this with most popular tablet-optimized apps, such as Mint and TripAdvisor and same problem. HOWEVER, in my friend's ASUS Transformer tablet, it work just fine.

I believe this have issue with the screen resolution, since my Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus is 1024 x 600, and these apps does not recognise these resolutions and hence, just defaulted to the "phone" mode, judging by the response from Mint.

This is just a piss-poor planning on the Android OS design...
26th March 2012, 05:52 PM |#14  
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Ah, interesting. That's lame. Is there no way to force it? Perhaps with a pixel density changer?
28th March 2012, 05:48 AM |#15  
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It would be nice if I could get any version of Mint to work. It won't let me log into any of my accounts. Pageonce logs in with no problem.

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30th March 2012, 12:40 PM |#16  
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Looks like the app has been updated and now has the tablet interface for 7" tablets.

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2nd April 2012, 05:02 AM |#17  
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So has anyone seen a difference with the updated app? I haven't at all.

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2nd April 2012, 05:09 AM |#18  
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So has anyone seen a difference with the updated app? I haven't at all.

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I just updated the Mint app and finally it shows up properly as a "Tablet" app.

I think we are lucky that Mint was created by Intuit, a large company, so they probably notice the app is not working properly in non 10.1" tablet. I think this is more of the Android fragmentation issue and how apps are developed in Android.

I just started developing Android app and I have a hard time making sure the graphics in my app is showing up properly in different resolutions and dpi.
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