Why Does Twitter Want to Be Hated So Much?

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I long ago stopped getting excited about Twitter and Twitter clients. Twitter clients are so numerous that checking them all out could take the better portion of a lifetime. Talking about the things that Twitter does wrong is akin to doing the same thing about AT&T, Facebook, Comcast, Apple, Exxon, the airlines, or name your […]

Tweetbot for Android? An Icepick Lobotomy is More Likely

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The Nexus 7 renewed my love or Android, and delivers an amazing tablet experience, but I’m left to suffer with subpar Android Twitter apps. After using Tweetbot on the iPhone, iPad and now on Mac, I really want Tweetbot for Android. Sadly, Tweetbot for Android isn’t going to happen. I asked Paul Haddad, the man […]

Next Version of iTunes Might Kill Off Ping

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Apple’s in-house experiment in social networks might be over in the next release of iTunes. According to All Things D, Apple will shut down Ping in the next major release of iTunes which will likely come out this fall. Ping is still present in iTunes 10.6.3, and still has a place in the iOS 6 […]

Quip is a New iPad Twitter App That Focuses on Conversations

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Tomorrow iPad users will have a new Twitter app that makes it easier to keep track of conversations that happen on the social network. Quip is the latest app from Glasshouse Apps, the developer behind The Early Edition, Gift Plan, and Barista. The new app works like most Twitter apps, letting users view their stream […]

Tweetbot Update Brings Offline Favorites and Read Later

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Tweetbot, arguably the best Twitter client on iOS, received an update today, making it even better. The version 2.4 update to Tweetbot brings along a number of new features, including the ability to favorite tweets and save links for later when offline. With the new update, favoriting a tweet or saving a link to read […]

Tweetbot Update Adds Storify Support

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Tweetbot, one of the best iOS Twitter apps, adds support for Storify and a new conversation view with its version 1.3 update. Both the iPhone and iPad versions of Tweetbot received updates today to add Storify support for conversations. With Storify, Tweetbot users now have an easier way to share their Twitter conversations with the rest of […]

10 iPhone Apps to Find a Better Job Today

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Finding a new job is tough, especially in the current economy, but with the iPhone and a collection of job search apps finding a better job is within reach. Recent college graduates are having a hard time starting their careers. According to AP about half of all recent college grads are either unemployed or underemployed. They’re […]

Twitter for iPhone and Android Get More Push Notifications, Better Search

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Twitter has announced that it will be updating its mobile applications for both iPhone and Android today with better search and discovery functionality as well as the addition of new push notifications. The update hasn’t yet arrived in either the Google Play Store for Android or the iOS App Store for iPhone but the software […]

Plume for Android Delivers Premium Twitter Experience

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Android users have many Twitter clients to choose from, but until last week there was no one client that stood out as the best Twitter experience on Android. Enter the new Plume Twitter app for Android. The new Plume app for Android delivers a collection of great new features to go along with a redesigned interface. Users […]

Fusion App Gives iPhone Owners a Good Reason to Jailbreak

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With iOS 5, Apple integrated Twitter into the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The integration is great, but some users want more social networks than just Twitter integrated into their phone. For those users there’s the new Jailbreak app, Fusion. Fusion is a $2 app in the Cydia store that was first spotted by iDownloadBlog. […]

iPhone Users Whine About Instagram for Android (Video)

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While Android users were delighted to find out that Instagram for Android was finally available on most Android phones, a vocal minority of  iPhone owners are annoyed that their lo-fi photo fun has been crashed by Instagram Android users. if you search Twitter for Android Instagram you’ll find a collection of complaints and laughable whining […]

Who’d a Thunk It? Tweet Seats in Theatres Run Up Against Patent Troubles

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I’ve already gone on record stating I’m not in favor of a trend that some theatres and entertainment venues are trying to start. The idea I’m opposed to is to set aside seats for a performance where audience members can “tweet” or “Facebook” (is that a verb?) during the performance. The marriage of social technology […]

Windows Phone Twitter Client – Rowi 2.0 Beta Preview [Video]

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Yesterday was Twitter’s 6th Anniversary and KT put together a great list of awesome Twitter clients to honor this. The lone Windows Phone Representative was Rowi. As you might know already, I have been doing a ton of Windows Phone Twitter client testing and videos. Back in November, I took a brief look at a handful of […]

6 Best Twitter Apps To Celebrate Twitter’s 6th Birthday

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Twitter turns six years old today. In dog years, the site is 37 years old, which matches how long it feels like Twitter has been in our lives. In that short time the site has become a way to share and spread news, organize revolutions, and overshare to a ridiculous degree. Twitter’s users generate over […]

Twitter Updates Its Mobile Apps, Adds Support for Android 4.0 and Kindle Fire

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Twitter has gone ahead and released updates for both its Android and iOS applications while also bringing support for the Amazon Kindle Fire. The Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet will get support on February 23rd. It’s also now available for devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The iOS application in particular is jam packed […]

Tweetcaster for Android Updated – Adds Voice Tweets

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Yes, I am writing to inform you about a single Twitter App for Android that has a dot release update. I normally wouldn’t do this, but I love Twitter and I love trying new Twitter apps. I especially love when a Twitter app adds a really cool feature. There are other Twitter apps that do […]

Apps to Super Charge Your Super Bowl Party

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Here’s a list of mobile apps that will help you get ready for the Super Bowl and help you enjoy the game. I’m not as excited about the Super Bowl this year as I would be if my Packers made it. So I looked for some apps to make the game more enjoyable as I hang […]

Microsoft Looking to Capitalize on Recent Android Malware Incident

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Jabbing its rival while its down, Microsoft is exploiting Google’s publicized malware problem with Android market to get people to switch to Windows Phone in the latest Droid Rage campaign. This is at least Microsoft’s second campaign on social site Twitter to attract users to the company’s Windows Phone platform, asking users to share their […]

Why Does Every Twitter App for Android Suck?

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Since I picked up the Galaxy Nexus I’ve spent more time on Android. The Nexus delivers one of the best Android experiences yet, but it reminds me of my biggest complaint with Android — the poor quality apps. There’s no lack of apps on Android, but when you compare the quality of apps from iPhone to Android […]