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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...
Twitter introduces their own photo filters

Twitter introduces their own photo filters

Hot on the heals of Instagram's new big update that includes a new filter -- not to mention their removal of Twitter card and embed support! -- Twitter has released an update to their iPhone app that allows you to add filters to your photos when sharing them to Twitter. They even made a fancy...
Instagram kills Twitter integration deader

Instagram kills Twitter integration deader

Instagram, the Facebook owned social photo network, that previously cut off support for Twitter's media-rich card feature has now cut off all support for any all forms of embedded images. Twitter confirmed the change in an update to their original post: Instagram has disabled photo...
Instagram cuts off support for Twitter cards, wants you to go to the website instead.

Instagram cuts off support for Twitter cards, wants you to go to the website instead.

Instagram, the popular and now Facebook-owned image filtering and sharing app, has cut off support for Twitter's embedded card view. Twitter cards are one of the ways in which Twitter is trying to offer "rich experiences" within timelines for "value added partners", and likely one of the reasons...
Oprah tweets her love for the Microsoft Surface from an iPad

Oprah tweets her love for the Microsoft Surface from an iPad

Oprah Winfrey is supporting the Microsoft Surface, and one of the ways she chose to promote the tablet was to sing its praises through a tweet claiming to have purchased several for Christmas -- from an iPad. Unfortunately, whoever runs Oprah's Twitter account, be it Oprah herself or an assistant...
Twitter 5.1 for iPhone and iPad now available

Twitter 5.1 for iPhone and iPad now available

Twitter for iPhone and iPad has been updated with several new features that focuses on headlines and photos, discovering popular tweets, and searching for a new perspective. You can now preview photos and article summaries in Discover without tapping and "View all Tweets" to see what's popular...
iMore, ADN, and the importance of different answers

iMore, ADN, and the importance of different answers

We've had @iMore set up on App.net for a while now but this week we flipped the switch to start posting our stories there. We're using IFTTT.com to handle the posts, and it's not a great solution. Basically it checks the iMore RSS from Twitter and then copies that over to ADN. Unfortunately that...
Twitter for iPad gets new, completely, sliding-panel free redesign

Twitter for iPad gets new, completely, sliding-panel free redesign

Twitter has finally -- finally! -- updated the iPad interface to the new look and feel both Twitter.com and the iPhone interface have had for a while now. While it's good to see Twitter hasn't abandoned the iPad the way they seemingly have the Mac app, the update is also more of a mixed bag of...
Iterate 29: Esmaeili

Iterate 29: Esmaeili

Marc and Rene talk about the Amazon Kindle and Nokia Lumia events, 4Cast.me, and Retinizer, and interview M.Saleh Esmaeili of Carbon for webOS, Windows Phone, and Android fame. This is Iterate! Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes Iterations Amazon Kindle Fire...
Tweetbot for Mac beta is here. Sort of.

Tweetbot for Mac beta is here. Sort of.

The Tweetbot for Mac alpha is set to expire today. Tapbots has released a beta to replace it, but it comes with a huge, Twitter-policy forced, caveat: You can't add any previously un-added Twitter accounts to it. Developer Paul Haddad explains why on the Tapbots blog: You can grab the...
Why Twitter's new token limits caused Tapbots to remove the Tweetbot for Mac alpha download link

Why Twitter's new token limits caused Tapbots to remove the Tweetbot for Mac alpha download link

Recently the Tweetbot for Mac public alpha download was pulled from the Tapbots website, leading to questions and concerns about its status and its future, given Twitter new, 3rd party client-hostile API changes. To address all of this, and further explain what Twitter API 1.1 means for Tweetbot...
Editor's desk: Forumed, friendless, and fined

Editor's desk: Forumed, friendless, and fined

This week was a blur punctuated by something neither tragic nor triumphant. Part gut check, part gut punch. So let's spin up the FTL drives and jump right to it... iMore Forums app Earlier this week we launched the iMore Forums app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Thousands of you have...
Brace yourself, and your iPhone, for back-to-school

Brace yourself, and your iPhone, for back-to-school

First day of school in today's digital world -- love it! At what age did your kids get their own iPhone? Source: Marlette Cartoons Facebook Page
On the future of Twitter: Developer reactions

On the future of Twitter: Developer reactions

I've already had my rant, as have John Gruber, Matthew Panzarino, Lex Friedman, M.G. Siegler, Jerry Hildenbrand, Benjamin Brooks, Shawn Blanc, and many others across the blogsphere. Which is good, because tech bloggers, especially Apple and mobile tech bloggers, tend to be monster Twitter users (...

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