How to Take Perfect Photos for Twitter on iPhone

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If you want to get the most out of Twitter, taking the best possible photos is one big step to ensure that your followers stick around. Twitter has put a lot of emphasis lately on making photos the forefront of the Twitter experience, but there’s one glaring problem with the way that the social media […]

Apple and Other Techs To Notify Users of Government Data Collection

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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are changing policies to appear as if they are standing up to the authorities in the wake of revelations of NSA snooping set loose on the world by the Edward Snowden leaks. Each of those large companies, and other smaller players, have, or are about to, change their policies so […]

No Hack But Twitter Error Asks for Password Resets

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Last night or this morning if you tried to login to Twitter and had to change your password, or received one of those scary emails telling you to rest your password you are not alone. The good news is that Twitter wasn’t hacked or compromised. A system error, according to the folks behind Twitter, inadvertently […]

Best Android Twitter Apps for 2014

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When it comes to using Twitter on Android we have tons and tons of choices. In fact, when you decide on an app the sheer number of options and clients can be quite daunting, simply because there’s so many different apps readily available. The stock Twitter app is quite nice, and makes our list, but […]

A Mobile Geek’s Wish List for 2014

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Each new year brings the promise of new hope, new beginnings, new challenges, and new ideas. Occasionally each new year brings more of the same without changes as well. As we begin 2014 there are many things we’re already looking forward to in mobile tech (and a few we might be dreading.) But that doesn’t […]

Twitter Edit Function Reportedly In the Works

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Following in the footsteps of Facebook, it’s being reported that Twitter will soon add the ability for users to edit their tweets to some extent. According to The Desk, anonymous Twitter employees say that the edit feature has been a top priority at the company for several months. So what exactly would the edit function look […]

What Social Networks Know About You

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Privacy and security are big topics these days. With governments, social networks, and websites all collecting as much data about each of us as they can it is enough to make the ultra-paranoid not look quite so crazy. Data collection on consumers has been going on for quite some time. When I recently moved from […]

Microsoft Surface 2 Top Apps

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The Microsoft Surface 2 seems to be gaining traction with consumers this holiday season. That means that there are going to be Surface 2 users looking for Apps to use on those new devices. Fortunately, Microsoft loads up each Surface 2 unit with a number of Apps that can get you started right off the […]

Vine Video App Now Available on Windows Phone

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Windows Phone users no longer have to rely on third-party Vine clients, at least that’s according to Microsoft. The company formally announced that Windows Phone users can expect a custom-made version of Vine to appear in the Windows Phone Store sometime today. The news comes by the way of The Verge who says Microsoft tipped […]

iPhone Bug: iPhone 5s Twitter Share Bug Still Needs a Fix

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Every new piece of hardware and every new software release contains bugs. Some affect lots of users. Some affect a small minority of users. Some only show up once users start adding applications and, well, actually using the new stuff the way users do. I’ve experienced such an iPhone bug with the iPhone 5s. Essentially, […]

Tweetbot iOS 7 Update Arrives as Tweetbot 3 for $3

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The Tweetbot iOS 7 release is here with the Tweetbot 3 name and a $3 introductory price for users who wish to use the new version of the popular Twitter app. Tweetbot ‘s iOS 7 design is very nice to look at and matches the overall look of the iPhone at the same level as […]

Twitter Reportedly Launching Separate Direct Messaging App

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It’s being reported that Twitter is revamping its Direct Messaging feature, and will be releasing a standalone app that will focus only on Direct Messaging, according to AllThingsD. While this is merely just a rumor for now, a move like this makes a lot of sense, especially since Facebook is has its own messaging app […]

Twitter for Android Optimized for Tablets, Samsung Only for Now

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What seemed to take ages is now finally available. Twitter has launched a tablet-optimized version of its Android app to the masses. However, there is one huge catch: it only works with one Samsung tablet for the time being (Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition), meaning that Nexus 7 owners and other Android tablet users are […]

How to Enable Social Integration in iOS 7

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iOS 7 has been out for over a week now, and it’s the fastest-growing software update in history as far as the number of users is concerned; 200 million iOS users updated to iOS 7 in a weekend’s time, according to Apple. It’s easy to see why: tons of new features and completely new look […]

Twitter Intros New Twitter Alerts Service

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Twitter is introducing Twitter Alerts, a service that allows subscribers to send out text and push notification alerts to followers. The free service, which begins its roll out today isn’t meant for just anyone. Twitter says it created the service for certain organizations for which sharing information is critical to saving lives. By enrolling in […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Joins Twitter, Apple Becoming More Social?

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The day of Apple’s iPhone 5s launch is a good day for the company, but CEO Tim Cook has decided to do something he’s never done before; and something that very few execs at Apple have done. Cook has joined Twitter and has already sent out his first tweet. So far, he already has over 38,000 […]

iOS 7 Release Date is Not September 10th, Despite Claims on Twitter

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Despite the buzz on Twitter, the iOS 7 release date is not likely for September 10th, and users are better off not waiting up for the iOS 7 download to arrive at midnight, and get some sleep to be ready for a late night iPhone 5s pre-order instead. Starting this weekend and moving through the […]

Twitter Android Tablet UI Leaks, APK Available Now

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It seems Twitter is getting ready for an Android tablet update that will finally see the app get a tablet-optimized user interface that takes advantage of a two-pane setup. The new UI was spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 at IFA 2013 last week, and the APK for it is actually available to download […]