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Boid for Twitter is a mixed bag so far

I am an avid Twitter user, and so I'm always on the lookout for a great new Twitter app. Boid for Twitter, which is in beta for Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean devices, looks like that next great Twitter app at first glance, but when we dig down deep, we discover we aren't so happy with it. Stru ... Full Article »

September 14, 2012 3:00pm

Twitter updates Android app; Amazon’s Kindle takes over tablet market

Twitter’s always known the power of its mobile user base, so a recent update to its Android and iPhone apps makes it easier to search. The update addresses the growing number of people tweeting via mobile devices, bringing the familiar website’s “Discover” tab to their mobile app. With this ... Full Article »

April 27, 2012 9:16am

Twitter for Android gets optimization for Ice Cream Sandwich, Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet

Twitter has rolled out a bunch of new updates for its Android app, mostly aimed at making it work better on the newest tablets and newer versions of Android. Part of the update has been to change the way the Twitter app does things like access a device’s address book and contacts lists, something ... Full Article »

February 22, 2012 1:52pm

What apps did you use during the Super Bowl?

NFL Mobile carried by Verizon smartphones and tablets was not the only app used by the masses during the Super Bowl. During the last three minutes of the game, Twitter reported that 10,000 tweets were sent out each second. We will soon have the breakdown of how many were sent via mobile devices or ... Full Article »

February 6, 2012 7:17am

Twitter releases code for encrypting Android texts; Swype updates Beta

When Twitter acquired Whisper Systems last month it was unclear what their intentions were for the encryption software maker. But a release from Twitter this week sheds some light on their goals with Whisper’s TextSecure. Released on Github as an open source project, TextSecure is now available fo ... Full Article »

December 22, 2011 9:17am

Twitter Fly gives Android users a well-matched mobile experience

Twitter pushed through its second major overhaul this year, launching an entirely new mobile experience for Android users called Twitter Fly. The timing couldn’t be better — I’d just written about Twitter’s rejuvenated attention to the Android platform, and this week’s update solidifies th ... Full Article »

December 9, 2011 9:19am

Twitter seeks deeper Android integration with latest buy

It’s been made abundantly clear that Android isn’t the safest platform. Malware attacks have been on the rise, especially in the past year as Android devices become the most populous on the planet. A few companies have taken measures to improve Android security through encryption and backup serv ... Full Article »

November 29, 2011 9:30am

Android App Tablet Review: TweetComb

TweetComb is a fully-functional Twitter client that takes full advantage of your tablet’s large screen real-estate. With three panes visible (similar to the approach of Tweetdeck), plus the ability to add more, it’s convenient to see everything that’s going on with your Twitter feed on a sing ... Full Article »

October 8, 2011 5:30pm

Twitter adds some glitter to their Android app

Twitter's own app has always been a bit behind the curve as there are a number of third-party apps that outshine the official app. The service's newest update, though, seems to have made the app relevant again. Most users, I think, will be happy to find that users now receive push notifications fro ... Full Article »

July 25, 2011 1:00pm

Will Twitter’s built-in photosharing service make Twitpic, Yfrog fade?

Twitter is about to announce it will offer photosharing app a la Twitpic and Yfrog. Some forecast doom for the third-party photosharing apps. Alexia Tsotsis reported Sunday in TechCrunch: “According to multiple sources, Twitter is on the verge on announcing its own built-in Twitpic competitor.” ... Full Article »

May 31, 2011 7:35am

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