Reviews & hands-on

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    Hands-on: Twitter Music for iOS review

    By 22 April 2013

    It came as no surprise when Twitter on Thursday launched Twitter Music, an app for iOS that helps users find what music their friends are listening to based on social recommendations. It’s an interesting concept by the folks at Twitter, who just released...

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    INQ Material serves up your daily news based on Twitter and Facebook 'social DNA'

    By 13 February 2013

    INQ is taking the fight to the likes of Flipboard and Pulse in launching a content aggregation app called Material. Looking to add differentiation, INQ is analysing your social network use to identify your interests and tailor your content accordingly...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Carbon for Twitter review (Android)

    By 4 February 2013

    Twitter doesn’t seem to be a passing fad. We get the distinct feeling that it’s going to be around for some time, with engagement in Twitter forming something of a backdrop to modern life. There’s wide array of apps out there to make that experience...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)

    By 7 May 2012

    Today is a bit of a first on App of the Day on Pocket-lint. While the bread and butter of our 6pm slot is most often applications for mobile phones, it does include any kind of application whatsoever. So, we've had the odd web app, some computer desktop...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Tweetbot review (iPad)

    By 10 February 2012

    How much of a Twitter fan are you, no really, because if the answer is enough to want to pay £1.99 for an iPad app then you probably want to sit up and pay attention. If however you are still reeling in shock over the mere thought of paying £1.99, then...

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    TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

    By 7 September 2011

    Everything's got an app in this day and age but, until TomTom walked into IFA 2011, the same couldn't be said for satnavs. Now, the arrival of the top of the line TomTom GO Live 1535 and its 5-inch touchscreen, will shortly be joined by Messrs Yelp, Expedia,...

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    Twitter for Android 2.0 brings fixes and tweaks

    By 11 February 2011

    The Twitter for Android app has just been updated to version 2.0 and we’ve been having a play with it. Ushered in is a new cleaner design, giving you simplified access to the different features without having to return to the central homescreen. The...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Spaz (webOS)

    By 15 November 2010

    The Palm Pre 2 has just gone on sale in the UK for the sum of £399. And, if you're rocking the new handset, or even one of the old Palm webOS stalwarts, then you're gonna wanna get apped-up to the max. The trouble is, there's a distinct lack of appage...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Twitter for iPad

    By 8 September 2010

    Whilst we've featured iPad apps in the past on App of The Day that involve Twitter, such as the brilliant Flipboard, we haven't yet featured the official Twitter app for the iPad. But come on, cut us some slack - it's only been available since the end...

  • Phones

    APP OF THE DAY - TweetDeck (Android)

    By 12 August 2010

    When the official Twitter app came out for iPhone, Android and even the desktop, it seemed as if we'd heard the last of any third part action on the microblogging front. Well, not so according to Tweetdeck, which is not only still going strong but has...

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    First Look: SocialScope for BlackBerry review

    By 1 June 2010

    Currently in closed beta, SocialScope is an application that looks to fuse your social networks into one application. It gives you access to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and Foursquare and is described as a "mobile inbox for your social networks". We fired...

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    First Look: Twitter for BlackBerry review

    By 25 February 2010

    If Twitter is your thing there are no shortage of apps to choose from. BlackBerry users have a smattering, with various pros and cons, but the best known is likely to be Twitterberry or Ubertwitter. Seesmic has launched its own BB app, looking to capitalise...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    TwitterPeek review

    By 13 November 2009

    If you are a regular reader of Pocket-lint this gadget probably isn’t for you. You've already mounted the convergence pony and are riding it hard into the future. Your phone is more than just a device that makes calls: it is the gateway to your digital...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Tweetie 2 - iPhone review

    By 10 October 2009

    Okay, admit it, you've got an iPhone and you tweet. There, now that we've got that out in the open, lets move on. If you are already tweeting chances are you are using a dedicated twitter app, probably the original Tweetie or maybe Tweetdeck or the other...

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Tweetie - Mac review

    By 20 April 2009

    So you're hooked on Twitter but find that going to the website is a real drag. In steps a desktop application that brings your Twitterverse right to your computer without your browser. There are plenty of options, all freely available to download, with...