I have been using the Blackboard application for the last two semesters. I prefer the application over the website. Simply put, the website has it's issues that don't translate over to this application. This app is clean, and organized pretty well. The UI is very user friendly. Also, being able to receive updates for my classes on the go is really convenient. I use the Blackboard app daily, as of yet I haven't faced any crashes. This app has a quality build, and a nice appeal.
Literally no other app in the history of all apps has such an issue with notifications. I get 15+ notifications at the same time, multiple times a day. It is ridiculous, and incredibly annoying. Why is this the only app with these issues? GET IT TOGETHER, DEVELOPERS!
Significantly worse than the old version. My professors often upload things that just don't show up in the new version of this app. It's so unreliable that I pretty much just go through the Chrome browser on my phone to access Blackboard. I also receive the same notifications for the same announcements over and over despite dismissing them.
I love this app. It definitely makes things a lot easier. The only downside is the same notifications will repeat throughout the day. Even after I read and dismiss them. Also, if I get a new notification within 24 hrs, all of the old notifications will pop up again.
This is a great app. I am a graduate student and have found that the quality of this app has greatly increased since my undergrad days. I have never had an issue in function or unexplained crashes. I have actually grown to prefer the app over the desktop version; though I mostly use my ipad and a bluetooth keyboard, it works similarly with a phone.
Nice to be able to access Blackboard quickly. Maybe a bug with mine, but the major downside is that I get multiple notifications pushed through for singular events. For instance, when a new document has been posted, I will get notifications of it 4-5 times throughout the day even though I've opened and cleared the notification.
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