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Twitter for Mac finally goes Retina, upgrades Tweet composer on the way

The official Twitter for Mac application hasn't seen an update in a while, but the one that dropped today brings something that has been long overdue. The headline feature upgrade is that now, Twitter for Mac is finally Retina Display ready, meaning it looks oh so much better on the Retina...
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Twitter launches iTunes-connected #music app for iOS

This morning Twitter announced #music, a new app which allows Twitter users to post and listen to embedded tracks from iTunes, Spotify, or Rdio. By checking out the new #NowPlaying section, you can get a snapshot view of what's being listened to by the people you follow. For those looking for...
Twitter updated, allows users to install and open apps from tweets

Twitter updated, allows users to install and open apps from tweets

Twitter for iOS has been updated, adding the ability to install and launch apps from tweets. Apps with support for the latest Cards functionality will automatically add a link to open or install the app when a user tweets from it, along with a short description of the app. Twitter says that this...
Twitter's evolution from a tech network to a mainstream mashup

Twitter's evolution from a tech network to a mainstream mashup

When Twitter started out it was used almost exclusively by geeky tech types, first as a way to stay connected at conferences, and later as a general water cooler to keep in touch, network and exchange ideas, and blow off some steam. Today, Twitter is a massive mainstream mashup where many if not...
An inside look at Apple Anonymous and retail employee attempts to be both secret and social

An inside look at Apple Anonymous and retail employee attempts to be both secret and social

Even outside Cupertino, in the massive retail division of Apple, secrecy is a deeply held value. Yet people are, by nature, social animals, and platforms like Twitter and even Google+, filled with friends and family, are in many cases just too big to ignore. Some simply draw up a firewall, never...
Twitter for iOS updated, improves search, removes three video services

Twitter for iOS updated, improves search, removes three video services

Twitter for iOS has been updated, improving search and removing the capability to upload to certain video services. Twitter for iOS will now give you more user and topic suggestions for your search terms based on what happens in real time. You will also receive these suggestions when adding a...
Twitterrific 5 updated with tweet muffling, iCloud sync, and more

Twitterrific 5 updated with tweet muffling, iCloud sync, and more

Twitterrific, the original and yet most modern Twitter app on iOS, has updated to version 5.1 and with it comes a bevy of new features. You get muffling of #hashtags and domains, and you can tap on a muffled tweet to peek at it. Settings are now synced across your devices thanks to iCloud...
Thou shalt have no brand before Twitter

Thou shalt have no brand before Twitter

Tweetbot just updated to support Twitter's 1.1 API, and to partially support Twitter's new interface display guidelines. Come March 5, the old version of the app will stop working, and if you want to keep accessing Twitter, you'll have to do it with the new app, with it's new, more standardized...
Comparing iPad Twitter app timeline views

Comparing iPad Twitter app timeline views

Earlier in the week I compared iPhone Twitter app timeline views, and since fair is fair, it seemed only right that I do the same for iPad Twitter apps. And again, Twitter's cold war with client developers notwithstanding, there's some amazing investment to be found here. Now, while the iPad...
Comparing iPhone Twitter app timeline views

Comparing iPhone Twitter app timeline views

It's often been said that we enjoy an embarrassment of riches when it comes to Twitter apps for iPhone. Some of the best developers and designers have spent months and years crafting, and in some cases continually re-crafting, app for Twitter, striving for their versions of perfection. And this...
Follow Friday: Get your daily dose of iMore on Twitter, ADN, Facebook, or Google+!

Follow Friday: Get your daily dose of iMore on Twitter, ADN, Facebook, or Google+!

If you're new to the iPhone, iPad, or Apple, if you just discovered iMore, or if you've only begun signing up for Twitter, app.net (ADN), Facebook, or Google+, then you may not be aware of the wonderful confluence that brings them all together -- you can follow iMore right on your favorite social...
Twitter for iPhone and iPad improves Search and Discover

Twitter for iPhone and iPad improves Search and Discover

Twitter for iPhone and iPad has been updated with improved Discover, Search, Connect, and more. Discover now suggests Tweets, Activity, and Trends, Search has improved relevancy, Connect now focuses on interactions, and links in Tweets are directly tappable. The Tweets, Activity, and Trends in...
Super Bowl showcases Apple's AppStore vanity URL

Super Bowl showcases Apple's AppStore vanity URL

In the midst of the Super Bowl advertising frenzy, CNET noticed the first big, public showcasing of Apple's AppStore.com URL shortener, right at the end of the trailer for the upcoming Star Trek movie. The way it works, according to developer Benjamin Mayo, is that the new AppStore.com shortener...
Twitter hacked, 250,000 passwords compromised

Twitter hacked, 250,000 passwords compromised

Twitter has informed users that their service had been hacked and that 250,000 usernames, email addresses, session tokens, and encrypted/salted passwords had been compromised. According to Twitter's director of information security, Bob Lord, who posted on blog.twitter.com: As a precautionary...
Apple pulls Vine from Featured section on App Store due to porn in Editor's Picks

Apple pulls Vine from App Store Featured section after porn appears in Editor's Picks

Apple has pulled Vine from the Featured section of the App Store after a pornagraphic video was featured in the Editor’s Picks section of the app. While Vine’s porn issues have been widely discussed, Apple had taken no action until today. Vine was removed from the Featured section despite the...
Twitter announces Vine video sharing service

Twitter announces Vine video sharing service

Twitter has announced Vine, a new service and app it has aquired that allows you to record and share videos. The videos are very short, with a limit of six seconds for each post. Twitter announced the launch on their blog: Today, we’re introducing Vine: a mobile service that lets you capture...
Twitterrific 5.0.2 brings new image and link handling, retweet gesture, simple reading, and more!

Twitterrific 5.0.2 brings new image and link handling, retweet gesture, simple reading, and more!

Judge not the Twitterrific 5.0.2 update by its point size. More than just the usual bug fixes and performance tweaks are contained within. The Iconfactory has added inline image previews that, when tapped upon, launch a new, chrome-less image viewer that still lets you pinch to zoom and long...
Microsoft’s former President of Windows is now using an iPhone

Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft’s former President of Windows is now using an iPhone

Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft’s former President of the Windows Division is now using an iPhone. Sinofsky, who departed company with Microsoft back in November 2012 hasn’t taken long to discover what we already know. The discovery was made by 9to5 Mac who received a tip about Sinofsky’s use of Twitter...
Tweetdeck for Mac brings 90+ fixes and updates

Tweetdeck for Mac brings 90+ fixes and updates

Twitter has released Tweetdeck for Mac 2.3.1 which brings "90+ fixes and updates" to the popular Mac Twitter client. Some of these changes include a performance upgrade for displaying multiple high-velocity columns, the ability to embed a tweet from the tweet itself (great for bloggers), a new...
iOS 7 wants: Just put the damn filters in Photos.app already

iOS 7 wants: Just put the damn filters in Photos.app already

A while back I joked on Twitter that if Apple put filters and tilt shift into the built-in Photos app, I'd never use Instagram again. A lot of people maintain Instagram isn't about the filters or effects, but the community, but frankly there are already way too many communities for me to keep...

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