State of the Union: Tweetings for Android

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There’s been a lot of changes to Tweetings for Android in recent months so we thought we’d share some of them with you New default theme When we first launched the Holo themed version of Tweetings for Android with version 2.0, the default theme color scheme was dark, with an optional light theme with a… Read more »

All about push notifications

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Many of us may take push notifications for granted but many don’t really know how they work, nor do they really know how they work. On Android and iOS there are two types of notification. Local notifications These are generated by the installed app by itself and displayed by that app. On Android you might… Read more »

Refresh errors since switching to Twitter API 1.1

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A number of users have been contacting us telling us that since we deployed updates to Tweetings for iPad and iPhone that they’ve been getting random 404 error messages or the timeline not refreshing. It also appears in those circumstances that closing the app from the multitasking tray and reloading solves the issue until the… Read more »

Replies to tweets

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There are two types of conversation thread on Twitter. We refer to them as the conversation view and the reply view Conversation View This takes the current tweet and if it was a reply to another tweet, it’ll load the tweet it was in reply to and any other tweet further down the chain.  This… Read more »

Tweetings for iPhone with API 1.1

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As you may be aware Twitter are transitioning all users from version 1.0 of their API to version 1.1. We are in final testing of migrating the iPhone version of Tweetings to API 1.1. However there are numerous changes and in some cases features that have been removed by Twitter.  All applications that talk to… Read more »

Rate limits and the new Twitter API

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What’s changing? As you may be aware Twitter are transitioning all users from version 1.0 of their API to version 1.1. For most users this doesn’t mean anything nor will they be aware of this except in one specific change which may cause a lot of pain for both client developers and users alike…. Rate… Read more »

Critical Fix for Tweetings for Mac 2.1.0

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There is an unfortunate error that slipped into Tweetings for Mac 2.1.0 update which can cause timelines to be empty for ‘some’ users. If Tweetings is downloading new Tweets as normal you do not need to do anything We have submitted an urgent update request to Apple but you can fix this yourself if you… Read more »

Twitter’s authentication changes and what it means to you

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Yesterday Twitter announced some changes to their authentication and permissions process. On the face of it the changes are actually a good thing, but unfortunately it will require some action by user’s of 3rd Party Twitter Clients. Background For sometime now Twitter has offered 3rd Party Clients two ways of authenticating your details against their… Read more »

Instant Push notifications

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Ever since version 1.0 of Tweetings for iPhone we’ve offered a push notification service at no extra cost, other than the original cost to download the App. This has previously been delivered by us regularly polling your accounts and notifying you of new mentions and direct messages. Because that polling is scheduled, we have lots… Read more »

Announcing User Streams for Tweetings for iPhone and iPad

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Since version 2.0 of Tweetings for Mac, users have been enjoying the addition of User Streams. However coming very soon to both Tweetings for iPhone and Tweetings HD for iPad, we are very pleased to announce the support of User Streams for BOTH these devices! Pull down refresh is so 2010… 2011 is all about… Read more »