Android APOD app quit working

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Cymbaline
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Android APOD app quit working

Postby Cymbaline » Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:57 pm

Hi all,

Does anyone else here use the Android APOD app by Sam Oakley? It stopped updating about 10 days ago. The last picture in it is the "Sharpless 308: Star Bubble" from December 20. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing to no avail. Has anyone else experienced this? Are there any workarounds or ways to fix it?

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Re: Android APOD app quit working

Postby geckzilla » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:28 pm

You might want to take a look at the last few posts in the Bugs thread. viewtopic.php?f=28&p=265492#p265492

The answer is that it won't work unless the author updates his app to work with ssl.
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Re: Android APOD app quit working

Postby Cymbaline » Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:53 am

Yup, looks like that's the problem. If APOD changed to https on 12/20, then the app needs to be updated. I already sent an email to the app creator today. Thanks for the response!

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Re: Android APOD app quit working

Postby mariareese » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:49 am

I was having the same issue .. and 2nd thing is should make it more light as possible.. :D


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