Tweetbot v2.2 update

Tweetbot just received a very nice features update, most significantly full synchronisation via iCloud. This means full synchronisation of DMs, timeline position, mute statuses and more.

There are also thumbnail previews for iTunes and YouTube.

The best Twitter client just got a whole lot better.

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Twitter for iPhone v4.0

The latest version of Twitter for iPhone just landed. Sporting a v4.0 badge it appears to offer a refreshed experience.

I’m installing as I type this so will post back with some initial thoughts later.

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Update: after the briefest of plays it’s ok. A little slow on first load and I’m not keen on the way contacts are handled when composing. I’ll report again after a few hours of usage.

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I am @iCraigt on Twitter.

iOS 5.0: Twitter integration

One of the most useful features of iOS 5.0 is, in my opinion, Twitter integration. In the new OS it’s baked right into the heart of pretty much everything.

If, like me, you tweet a lot and get tired of copying something out of one app and pasting it into your Twitter app, you may rejoice at the addition of Twitter integration in iOS 5.0. Yeah ok it’s perhaps never been that much of an issue but by baking Twitter into the OS our lives on Twitter have certainly become a little easier.

For example, on the iPad, when I am perusing my photo albums and spontaneously decide I need to share a photo on Twitter, previously I had to come out of the photo app, open up my twitter app, open up the compose screen, hit the photo button, choose the image, write my tweet and send it. Now I can just select “Tweet” from the actions menu, write my tweet and send it. Simple.

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As Twitter functionality is built into the OS, this ability to tweet immediately is available from within many apps. Another great feature of iOS 5.0.

What do you think? Is it useful?

I am @iCraigt on Twitter and you can find me on Google+ here.

The photo is of the band Beyond Words, performing during the awards presentation in which they were voted Best Trio 2011 (their second time winning this award).