Twitter is shutting down the TweetDeck apps for Android and iPhone, as well as axing the Adobe AIR desktop version, the company announced today through the TweetDeck blog.
This means TweekDeck is taking the apps out of app stores in May and, shortly afterward, the apps will stop functioning altogether.
"Over the past few years, we've seen a steady trend toward people using TweetDeck on their computers and Twitter on their mobile devices," according to the blog post. "This trend coincides with an increased investment in Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android -- adding photo … Read more
Last June, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo told a tech-conference audience that the microblog's 140 million users tweet 400 million times a day, as CNET's Dan Farber reported.
Some days it seems nearly all 400 million of those tweets appear on my home feed.
To ensure your tweets don't get lost in the crowd, you need to post your tweets at the times your followers are most likely to read them. Twitter-analysis services offer businesses and individuals tips and tools for ensuring tweets receive maximum exposure. Twitter itself provides Advertiser Analytics in various price ranges.
Determining the best … Read more
Simplifying access and interaction on the most popular social networks, this app makes the life of any avid social networker a lot easier. If you have an account on multiple social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, and Buzz, and want to have an easy access to recent updates on all, TweetDeck is the app you are looking for.
Setting up TweetDeck account is easy. Simply download the application and input all your usernames and passwords. The app then synchronizes all your accounts and allows you to put various widgets on your home screen. The widgets have specific functions such … Read more
djDecks for Mac is a software mixer and audio player for the MacOS platform. There is a free download available, but the full copy of djDecks for Mac will cost ?80 (around $110 US). The software installs easily and can be told to read your existing library of music.
The djDecks for Mac interface shows two mixers for two audio streams in the lower part of the interface, and a graphic frequency display in the upper part. Sliders and knobs let you adjust the audio streams and the mixing. In addition to audio, video and karaoke clips can be played … Read more
If you happened to have set up a TweetDeck column to filter tweets with the "#Debate" hashtag during any of the recent presidential or vice-presidential debates, you may well have had the same experience I did: the application crashing under the weight of thousands and thousands of posts per second.
With Twitter becoming a bigger and bigger part of mainstream culture, there are an increasing number of big events that generate huge numbers of tweets, and today the microblogging company announced it is attempting to address the dynamic of TweetDeck buckling when those events generate incredible amounts of … Read more
Twitter users are reporting problems receiving tweets in their official Twitter apps this afternoon.
In a post to its official status blog, Twitter acknowledged the issue, saying: "Some users may be experiencing a delay with new tweets in their timelines. Our engineers are currently working on this issue."
In recent days, there's been much talk of the end of the so-called "fail whale" in light of Twitter's performance having … Read more
Users of the Twitter-owned TweetDeck, can now adjust the color scheme of the application from the traditional dark background to a lighter theme by toggling a switch on the top toolbar. Additionally, the dark background is "clearer and cleaner," according to the TweetDeck blog.
Users can also change the size of the font in the settings pane.
The update is live online, and was rolled out to Chrome, Mac and Windows … Read more
TweetDeck for Mac now ships with a brand-new, well-designed user interface and a Twitter-for-Mac-like look, and it has multiple additional features that power users will love. By switching to HTML5, the developers have eliminated the need to continuously update Adobe Air, and now users can enjoy a neat app for reading, tweeting, and searching for specific topics of interest.
We liked how simple to use TweetDeck is. As soon as you set up your Twitter (or Facebook) account, you are off. While Twitter for Mac does a very good job for everyday use, it can't compete with this app'… Read more
Solitaire is one the all-time classic computer games: it constantly keeps the entertainment level high, just like the real game. Full Deck Solitaire joins the line of high-quality, free solitaire games available.
Full Deck Solitaire packs 22 delightful solitaire games, all wrapped up in one tight package. Within the game, users will find all the old favorites such as Klondike, Pyramid, and Spider Solitaire, as well as less common variations such as Tri Peaks solitaire and Thieves of Egypt. In other words, solitaire players will find all of their favorites in this one application.
We liked the intuitive, uncluttered user … Read more