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The black-tinted, sharp-looking Tweetdeck boldly challenges more established Twitter apps for iPhone with its smart design and a novel column view, which lets you quickly swipe through the friends, direct reply, and @ mentions screens. You can also add columns, like a Twitter Search term, Twitter trends, or a user group. A handy pop-up informs you of the number of unread messages you have. Behind the scenes, Tweetdeck manages multiple accounts, lets you shorten links via Bit.ly, supports geo-tagging and photo uploading, and further hooks into photo services. TwitPic and yfrog. Shortcuts buttons help you quickly reply, send a direct message, retweet, e-mail a tweet, and mark posts as favorites. It includes an in-app browser for following links without leaving the app. You can quickly look up others to follow, but Tweetdeck is missing a way to view all your friends. If you use Tweetdeck on the desktop, you'll also be able to automatically sync between the apps. Unlike competitors, it does not support video uploads for the iPhone 3G, or even landscape mode. Managerial tasks are almost nil, like being able to delete a tweet. Tweetdeck is off to an excellent start, especially for Twitter addicts using the desktop version, but there's room for growth.
TweetDeck is your mobile browser for staying in touch with whats happening now on Twitter from your iPhone or iPod Touch. TweetDeck shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organised and up to date no matter where you are. Create groups, search Twitter, manage multiple accounts and easily post your tweets or share photos, link and much more. Plus sync your existing TweetDeck columns between your desktop and iPhone. Nice and easy. Features: -Tweet directly from your iPhone or iPod Touch. -Manage multiple Twitter accounts. -Stay up to date view all new tweets in real-time. -View notifications for new tweets received. -Use columns to create your personal dashboard. -Easy set-up Sync with your existing TweetDeck columns. -Create Groups to easily follow all your friends. -Follow topics in real-time with saved searches. -Reply to tweets and send direct messages. -Stay up to date with Twitter Trends. -Easily re-tweet messages. -Share photos with Twitpic and YFrog. -Shorten and share links with your favourite URL shortener. -Follow and un-follow people. -Shake your iPhone to refresh columns. -Automatically sync between your desktop and iPhone. -Manage your favorite tweets. Thank heaven for TweetDeck, an excellent little program. The Boston Globe I rely on TweetDeck. It makes Twitter my social dashboard. CBS Tiny programs that make Twitter easier to use.Tweetdeck. Time
What's new in this version:
* Switch to Twitter xAuth API * Landscape keyboard fix in iOS 4