Twitter for iOS Updated, Adds Support for Inline Images, Videos

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Twitter for iOS has been updated today adding support for inline previews of both images and Vine videos within your home timeline. The new update allows you to tweet a picture without text, which while odd, is encouraged in the changelog. You can reply, retweet, favorite, or follow someone straight from a Tweet in your home timeline. … [Read more...]

iOS 7 Version of Tweetbot for iPhone Has Been Submitted To App Store

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Tapbots, makers of the incredibly awesome Tweetbot, released a statement tonight regarding the much anticipated release of an iOS 7 version of their app. The developers have been working non-stop for the last four months, with the hope of having it ready for the iOS 7 launch. Building great software isn't easy and the date was missed. Not a stretch when you consider the original app took an entire year to build. That's the bad news, now for the good news. According to Tapbots, the release isn't too far out. In fact, Tweetbot for iPhone was submitted today to the App Store and they are awaiting approval. They need to get a few things in order before the release, so we'll need more than just a speedy approval process to get our hands on the … [Read more...]

Updates: Twitter and Facebook for iOS 7, All Things Go Flat

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Facebook and Twitter both released updates to their respective apps today, joining the iOS 7 release party. Neither app update could be portrayed as major, but there are some subtle changes that most users will appreciate. Facebook Facebook gets a much needed refresh. The app icon hasn't changed at all, but there are some notable changes within. The developers have gone with a completely flat blue for the top bar that is now clearly labeled as your 'News Feed'. Requests, Messages and Notifications have been moved to a new Twitter-esque menu bar at the bottom. A new search icon should make it easier to search your timeline. This replaces the old menu bar that had your favorites, pages, groups, apps and so on. The new version … [Read more...]

Twitter Update Includes Login Verification, Improvements To Search

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Twitter has announced a new update for iOS and Android, available now in the App Store. The update allows for direct enrollment in login verification, allowing users to approve login requests from their iPhone or iPad. The update means that you no longer have to rely on SMS verification, so you won't have to supply Twitter with your phone number. For those who manage multiple Twitter accounts, the update allows you to opt all of them into login verification. The Twitter update for iOS also includes a number of other improvements and features related to search. … [Read more...]

Beginner’s Guide to Twitter for iPhone and iPad

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The popularity of Twitter is soaring, with thousands of new users signing up each day. I first heard about the bustling social network a few years back at a backyard BBQ. I remember my friend Andrew telling me about tweets, retweets and timelines. It all sounded incredibly confusing. Shortly thereafter, I took the Twitter plunge and haven't looked back. It's been an incredibly rewarding experience, save for the time it sucks from my productivity. So what is Twitter? How does it work and why should you consider joining?  Read on for our comprehensive beginner's guide to Twitter for iPhone and iPad. … [Read more...]

Hell Freezes Over As Twitter For Mac Updated

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Previously left for the dead, the official Twitter for Mac app has been updated to version 2.2 this afternoon. The surprising update boasts a number of new features, most notably support for retina display Mac laptops. The changelog is rather sparse considering the lack of recent updates, with the bulk of the improvements listed as mostly design changes. … [Read more...]

Twitter Upgrades iPhone App, Supports Launching 3rd Party Apps

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Twitter today announced an update to their official Twitter app for iPhone. Version 5.5 now incorporates launching of third-party applications from within the Twitter app. For example, if someone tweets an Instagram photo, you can now view that within the Instagram application if you have it installed on your iPhone. There are also improvements to the performance, with Twitter developers promising the app will offer faster launch times and general upgrades throughout. No update would be complete without the proverbial bug fix and the changelog notes two: Fix for reply-to-self in conversations Fix for bug that prevented undoing retweets in some cases What’s interesting about this update is not only the interaction with apps … [Read more...]

Best Free Apps for iPad mini and new iPad

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You’ve just finished up setting up your iPad mini or new iPad, so now it’s time to take advantage of the over 250,000 iPad apps available in the App Store. If you are new to iOS, then you’ll be pleased to know that free doesn’t necessarily mean of lesser quality. Here’s our list of the best free apps for iPad mini and new iPad. Let’s get to downloading the top ten! Best free apps for iPad mini and new iPad Facebook This has to be one of the more polarizing apps for iPad, so why are we including it and listing it first. It’s the biggest social network, where you interact with all of your friends and family. It’s also the absolute best way to keep up with what’s happening on Facebook. One click of the menu and a sliding panel allows for … [Read more...]