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Vine Comes to Android

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Android | 0 comments

Twitter introduced Vine a few months back and has become very popular with iPhone users, and today Twitter has announced that Vine has arrived for Android. “Vine for Android has many of the features that more than 13 million people have grown to love: easy video creation with automatic playback and sound; Explore, where you can discover popular posts and see what’s trending; and Find Friends, where you can find and invite people you know to join. You can also share your posts to Twitter –– people will be able to watch them right within your Tweet. Oh, and we added a feature that’s unique to Android: zoom.” It’s nice to see Vine expanding to another platform, and now we have to wonder if Twitter is working on a Windows Phone version. Devices running Android 4.0+ can download Vine...

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Tweetbot for Mac Gets an Update

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Mac, Releases | 0 comments

Tweetbot, developed by Tapbots, is definitely one of the best Twitter clients available on the Mac.  It has a wide variety of features including retina display support, syncing via iCloud, and more. Tweetbot received an update this week bringing a bunch of fixes. Fixed persistent crasher that could happen after a system crash Fixed issue where you couldn’t use the shift key in a global hot key Fixed issue where pressing global new tweet hot key would not make app active if needed Fixed smart quotes Fixed page up/down keys now stop on tweet row boundaries Fixed missing sounds for some user interface actions Fixed bug dragging main or secondary windows over main menu to get to another screen (really this time) Tweetbot is available for $19.99 in the Mac App Store.    ...

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Tweetbot 0.6.1 Alpha Updated

Posted by on Jul 21, 2012 in Mac, Recent | 0 comments

The alpha version for Tweetbot for Mac received an update.  Let me note this app is still very early in development, so don’t download expecting a finished product.  So far I have been very impressed with Tweetbot, and even in alpha form it’s my favorite Twitter client for the Mac. This update includes: Notifications for mentions, follows, retweets, favorites (10.8 only) Go to User (command-u) Option to open links in background (see preferences) Less intrusive tweet action overlay icons Double-click tweets in timeline now takes you to status detail Fixed some contextual menu issues in direct message conversations Fixed pull-to-refresh and scrolling to top issue when loading new results Tweetmarker will now set your timeline position on app startup always Fixed bugs and crashers related to composing tweets. Made large and huge fonts bigger Can swipe the empty space...

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Tweetbot 2.4 Update for iPhone/iPad

Posted by on May 24, 2012 in iOS, iPad, iPhone, Releases | 0 comments

Tweetbot has become the favorite Twitter client of many on iOS.  It has received another update today bringing several new features to both iPhone and iPad users. Highlights of this update: Updated Search view Nearby tweets added with ability to change location Location-based keyword searches Improved search box for efficiency. Trends and People categories moved to browse section Added Top Tweets in browse section Can  now change trends location from the search view Double-tap search tab to open search with keyboard Keyword mute filters (with regex option and ability to mute mentions as well) Offline Favorite and Read Later support (for you subway passengers) Tweetbot is available for $2.99 on the App Store....

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Tweetbot 2.2 Released

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in iOS, iPhone, Releases | 0 comments

Right now my favorite Twitter client for the iPhone is Tweetbot from Tapbots.  Both the design and functionality are way above anything you will find in the “official” Twitter iOS Twitter app.  The app is updated often and the devs seem committed on bringing features the users want. The 2.2 update brings: iCloud Integration (Must be logged into iCloud) Mute filters synced across instances of Tweetbot DM read status synced across all instances of Tweetbot when iCloud is selected for Sync Timeline positions are synced across all instances of Tweetbot that have iCloud selected for Sync Better handling of iTunes links along with thumbnail previews Youtube links provide thumbnail previews Fixed iPad retina image preview in the tweet detail Pinch to close image view on iPad Bug fixes Tweetbot is $2.99 in the App Store and don’t hesitate picking...

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