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TiPb vs. the Media in ngmoco StarDefense Challenge!

TiPb vs. the Media in ngmoco StarDefense Challenge!

ngmoco has gone and set up a little media tournament, taking place on Twitter, with their hawt new game, StarDefense. Suiting up on TiPb's behalf is yours truly, and you can follow my progress, and everyone's progress, through the elimination rounds via @ngmoco or individually: Rene Ritchie/the...
Sneak Peek at Twitterrific 2.0 for iPhone

Sneak Peek at Twitterrific 2.0 for iPhone

Nowhereelse.fr (French language) got their eyes on the Iconfactory's Gedeon Maheux at the Triangle Tweetup as he walked through a demonstration of the upcoming Twitterrific 2.0 Twitter client for the iPhone. Mashable sums up what we see: So what’s new in Twitterrific 2.0? Multiple account...
Twitter Team Would Rather Pay for iPhones Than Take Other Smartphones for Free

Twitter Team Would Rather Pay for iPhones Than Take Other Smartphones for Free

Apple.com/business has published a case study of micro-blogging darling, Twitter. Not surprisingly, Apple.com gives Twitter a lot of love for loving Apple products, especially the iPhone: When it comes to availability, iPhones accommodate peoples’ needs to work remotely and stay connected...
Quick App: qTweeter for Jailbroken iPhones

Quick App: qTweeter for Jailbroken iPhones

Efiko Software, the developer behind which we remember fondly for providing much needed UI relief to our old Palm OS devices, has produced a very interesting looking quick tweeting application for Jailbroken iPhones called qTweeter. It works almost magically: just wipe your finger down from the...
Tweetie for Mac Shows Where iPhone Twitter is Headed?

Tweetie for Mac Shows Where iPhone Twitter is Headed?

We generally don't cover Mac or Windows news on the site, even though most people who have an iPhone will at some point plug it into a laptop or desktop. And we almost never cover software that isn't directly involved with that plug in connection. Why the exception? Tweetie for Mac began as...
Quick App: Birdhouse Twitter Notepad for iPhone

Quick App: Birdhouse Twitter Notepad for iPhone

Birdhouse is a hybrid app of sorts. It lets you take offline notes, store them as drafts, and email those drafts individualy or en masse for "backup". The differentiator here is that it's also a multi-user Twitter client that lets you publish said drafts to the internet's favorite 140 character...
How To: Roll Your Own Twitter Push Notification App

How To: Roll Your Own Twitter Push Notification App

Ars Technica's iPhone wonder woman, Erica Sadun, has put together what must be the first expert level how-to: Pushing tweets to your iPhone with Apple Push notifications Ars shows you how to create a Push-based Twitter update notification system for the iPhone without actually showing you any...

Saturday Fun Video: Twouble with Twitter

Sure, our pal CrackBerry Kevin found this, but since the hero is clearly an iPhone user (and abuser!) we figured it was fair game for TiPb! If, after watching it, you're not scared straight off of Twitter, you can still follow TiPb @theiphoneblog as well as our super staff @backlon, @badash77, @...
Quick App: Coffee Buzz=coffee+twitter

Quick App: Coffee Buzz=coffee+twitter

Coffee Buzz is a fun little coffee app for $.99 from the App Store. If you like coffee, location services and twitter, this is a great tool for you! Coffee Buzz works like this: you have a list of people everywhere and nearby that are drinking coffee. You can tap on their name and the app will...
Who Knew? Porn Stars Love the iPhone and Twitter Too!

Who Knew? Porn Stars Love the iPhone and Twitter Too!

File this under frivolous Friday fun -- or just shake your head, think less of us, and move along. Either way, if celebrities on Twitter (like Ashton and Demi) is the new black, this must be the new... flashing neon hidden away beneath a plain brown wrapper? In any (every?) event, COED Magazine...
iPhone Celebrity Sightings... er... Twitter'ings: Ashton and Demi Edition

iPhone Celebrity Sightings... er... Twitter'ings: Ashton and Demi Edition

The continuing evolution of Twitter as a mainstream celebrity interactive communication platform powered by Apple's revolutionary internet device, the iPhone 3G, and awesome client side apps Twitterfon and Tweetie, or the end of all things geeky-fringe and techno-pure? Or just a cheap excuse for...
Today on the Forums: Slacker Radio Plus Give Away, TiPb Reader's Choice, Favorite iPhone Function, Twitter on iPhone
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Today on the Forums: Slacker Radio Plus Give Away, TiPb Reader's Choice, Favorite iPhone Function, Twitter on iPhone

Today on the forums we have a few threads that are not to be missed. First up we have the Slacker Radio Plus give away thread! 10 lucky members of our forum have a chance to win a month free of their premium service. For more details head into that thread now! Next up are the Official TiPb...
Review: Tweetie Twitter Client for the iPhone

Review: Tweetie Twitter Client for the iPhone

The iPhone and Twitter go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Okay, maybe not, but they're both darlings of the weberatti and enjoy popularity, prestige and -- when it comes to the App Store -- a growing plethora of choice combinations. One such iPhone Twitter app enjoying attention...
Breaking News in the '09s: iPhone and Twitter

Breaking News in the '09s: iPhone and Twitter

Silicone Valley Insider: Janis Krums from Sarasota, Florida posts the first photo of U.S. Airways flight 1549 on Twitter from his iPhone. We've discussed before how, quality not withstanding, the iPhone is Flickr's most popular camera. We've also seen the reach and immediacy of Twitter...
On Twitter and SMS and Why it Shouldn't Matter to iPhone Users

On Twitter and SMS and Why it Shouldn't Matter to iPhone Users

In case you haven't read it already, our editor-in-chief, Dieter Bohn, has an outstanding article up at sibling-site WMExperts highlighting his top 5 reasons Twitter is better than SMS (and vice versa). There's a lot of intertube fuss about SMS lately, as a recent New York Times article once...
Review: Pinger, the Social Dialer for iPhone

Review: Pinger, the Social Dialer for iPhone

It's been awhile since we've heard anything from Pinger, creators of a service that allows you to trade voicemails like they were emails. Their previous offering was interesting but not ultimately useful for most people. Their new offering, a clever iPhone application (iTunes link) that...
Ultimate iPhone Accessory Contest Week 2: The Twitter!

Ultimate iPhone Accessory Contest Week 2: The Twitter!

Last week the way to qualify for our new contest, the Ultimate iPhone Accessory Pack give-away was to join our new Facebook Page. Thanks to everyone who did so, and we're proud to announce last week's qualifier was Tara Bennett! Congratulations Tara! For qualifying, you'll receive a 15% off...
Twitter Suspends Most International SMS Service

Twitter Suspends Most International SMS Service

Sorry, TiPb lovers in the UK. Actually, sorry TiPb lovers everywhere except the US, Canada, and India: you can't really follow us on Twitter anymore -- at least via SMS. See, Twitter can't pay those international SMS fees anymore: In a statement, the company said that when you send one...
App Review: Twitterrific

App Review: Twitterrific

Twitter, Twitter, Twitter, oh how I love thee. Now I can really love thee with Twitterrific for the iPhone! If you are a fan of the very popular microblogging service Twitter, you are in for a rare treat with Twitterrific for iPhone from The Icon Factory! This application comes in two flavors:...
Weekly Web App Review: Hahlo

Weekly Web App Review: Hahlo

<p=center Do you microblog, A.K.A. Twitter? Tired of using SMS for sending your tweets? Are you looking for another way to interact with Twitter on the go? Look no further than Hahlo. Hahlo is Dean J. Robinson's latest creation; Hahlo is an optimized interface for Twitter using Twitter’s own...

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