theCHIVE

theCHIVE

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5,000,000 - 10,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Good category system
Cons
  • Slow
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"Browse Photo Galleries"

Reviewed by / Mar 17, 2015

Browse photo galleries; view by top ratedt, latest, or by categories.

THE VERDICT

theCHIVE looks good, and lets you browse through lists of galleries organised into various categories, or by top rated or latest. The app's main problem is that it's slow - the shuffle mode takes a long time to load, galleries take a long time to load, images take a long time to load, all together impairing the experience.

THE PROS

You can browse lists of galleries organised by top rated or latest, or through a nice category system that has categories and then several sub-categories for each. You can download images easily, favorite galleries, and there's a shuffle mode which will take you to a random gallery.

THE CONS

Everything about the app is slow. It takes a long time to load the lists of galleries, and then the galleries, and then the images. This seriously impairs the experience.

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Developer's original description available here
Known as “Probably the Best Site in the World”, theCHIVE now has Probably the Best App in the World. theCHIVE is the world’s largest photo blog showcasing original galleries of funny photos & videos, epic fails, beautiful girls, groundbreaking photography, and art from all over the world. theCHIVE is a one-stop shop for viral photos and videos that are fresh, hot, funny, beautiful and just plain awesome. Now theCHIVE can be devoured on your Android device for the ultimate quick dose of awesomeness.

Here's what you can expect:
-All the latest posts from theCHIVE updated in real time
-Share your favorites via Facebook,Text or Email
-Browse the most popular galleries
-Pick your favorite gallery category including art, beautiful, fail, funny, gaming, girls, photobombs, tech and more.
-Streaming video

"theCHIVE is the most entertaining website on the internet."
-James Hibbard, Entertainment Weekly

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A recent update to the Android System WebView contains a bug that is crashing various apps on certain devices including the HTC M8. To fix this problem:
1. Open to google play store
2. Search “Android System Webview"
3. Update the app

if your model phone does not have an update for Android System Webview, try the following steps:

1. Open System settings
2. Tap Application manager
3. Select Android system webview
4. Tap uninstall updates
if problems persist please email appsupport@thechive.com
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Recently changed in this version

Version 1.4.91: If you have trouble with the update, please delete and reinstall. KCCO!
- Bug Fixes

Version 1.4.9:
- Fixed bug where gallery photo counter disappeared
- Fixed bug where app would crash on gallery end page
- Fixed bug where submissions of cloud-saved images wouldn't upload on Lollipop
- Fixed bug where thumbnails would appear low-res
- Fixed other small bugs on the backend and made some performance improvements


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Comments and ratings for theCHIVE
  • (22)

    by Christopher Virgil on 20/05/2015

    KCCO!

  • (22)

    by Daniel H on 20/05/2015

    Newest update has finally made it an app I love and that works. No crashes and great content too

  • (22)

    by Kevin Kurtz on 20/05/2015

    Also doesn't work.

  • (22)

    by Eric Zamarripa on 20/05/2015

    Everytime I open the app I just dare it to bore me and it has yet to do so.

  • (22)

    by Steven Smit on 20/05/2015

    Opens up to Latest page.... When I click on a link... It trys to open the page but then goes back to Latest page again an... For every single link.

  • (22)

    by Mike Trysh on 20/05/2015

    I really want to rate this app 5 stars because I'm a big Chiver, but it crashes way too much. Edit: The app has improved in stability recently, so I rated it the 5 stars it deserves.

  • (22)

    by Bill Jones on 20/05/2015

    Great app I like what they do

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