Twittelator Pro 1.5 for iPhone/Touch Ships from Stone Design

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[prMac.com] Albuquerque NM - Stone Design today shipped another major update to Twittelator Pro, the high-end feature-packed native iPhone Twitter client. With many power features including multiple accounts, Trending Topics, Reply Chains, and Nearby Search for Tweeters, Twittelator Pro is the culmination of the expanding Twittelator customer base's wishes and desires.

"We just cannot sit still!," exclaimed Stone Design's CEO and lead computer scientist Andrew Stone. "The twitterverse is a buzz with kudos for Twittelator Pro. Mac guru Guy Kawasaki commented 'Have to say that Twittelator Pro is the way to go on iPhone' ."

Twittelator Pro v 1.5 features the ability to use the alternate micro-blogging service "identi-ca" and use of Pikchur.com for photos, a new easy to read "black on white" Dove them, auto-shortening of URLs before you tweet to save characters, one-tap ReTweet, and an updated Twittelator web site with Tips and Hints to teach you the inside tricks.

Recently added was the ability to insert 360 different emoticons/dingbats like hearts, telephones, I-Ching, zodiac, Hebrew, Greek, diacriticals, arrows, upside-down characters, chess pieces, crosses and more; and the ability to follow conversations with the Reply Chain feature, Copy Link, Open any Link and Paste Link.

At just $4.99 (USD), Twittelator Pro is a great value with these features:

Interface:
* Five tweet themes to suit your mood: Robin, Canary, Martin, Dove & Raven
* Easy navigation from Groups to anywhere

Accounts:
* You can have as many accounts as you like
* Switch between accounts instantly
* Optionally set your current location
* Use identi.ca "Laconica" service too!

Writing Tweets:
* Start a Tweet from any screen
* Paste in links, text & images!
* Reply to any Tweet or Tweeter
* Option to pre-shorten links to recover precious characters when sending tweet
* Option to ReTweet: tap and hold a tweet
* Private message any Tweeter
* Add a map of your current location
* Add a snapshot or library photo to your tweet
* Optionally use high resolution images
* Character count always updated
* 9 Dingbats panels to insert pictorial glyphs icons, zodiac, chess pieces, crosses, trigrams, arrows, greek, hebrew, diacriticals, upside down: 360 in all!
* Paste tweet
* Instant access to your friends for easy insertion
* Confirmation on tweet so you don't pre-tweet
* Turn on or off capitalizing and auto-correction (two annoying features for tech people!)
* add "twit://" before any link in Safari to start a new Tweet with that link added to it!
* Safari bookmarklet to load current page as tweet

Reading A Tweet:
* Five color themes to choose from
* Large readable font size
* Copy tweet with tap and hold
* Re-tweet with tap and hold
* Tweet sizes to fit length of text
* See user's real name and screen name
* Linked TwitPic photos appear right in tweet
* Follow embedded web link right in Twittelator
* Investigate any referenced tweeter in a tweet
* Make any Tweet one of your favorites
* Tap any Tweet to add to Recents
* Copy tweet by tap and hold
* Reply to any tweet
* Delete tweet if it's yours

Reading Tweets:
* Select how many: 20, 50, 100, 150 or 200
* Tap 'in reply to' to see reply chain conversation
* See just your replies
* See just your tweets
* Follow your friends
* See everyone's tweets
* See any Tweeter's tweets
* See any Tweeter's favorites
* See Featured Tweeters
* See the current Trending Topics
* Preference to thread replies in with Friends
* Tap top toolbar to scroll to top
* Tap lower toolbar left of Tweet button to page down
* Refresh on demand

User Details:
* Tap any picture to bring up User Details
* Double tap tweet w/ @name to see details of @name
* Start or Stop following any tweeter
* Option to enable notifications when you follow
* Add person to your bookmarks
* Visit their website right in Twittelator
* See their favorites
* Send message or private message
* See how many friends and followers they have
* See how many tweets they have made
* See last tweet and their description
* See their friends
* See their followers
* Drill down into their friends

Searching Tweets:
* Search instantly from any screen
* Search "Nearby" to find tweeters near you
* Simple search mode (just enter words)
* Advanced Search including:
- All, Every, Not, Any
- Reference, To, From, Hashtags
- Since and Until Dates
- Nearby your current location
- Links and Questions
- Positive/Negative Attitudes
* Searches remembered automatically & persistently
* Delete and reorder persistent searches

Bookmarks:
* Add any user to Bookmarks
* Instant retrieval of their latest tweets

Recents:
* Tap a tweet to add to Recents this session
* Instant retrieval of their latest tweets

Trending Topics:
* See what's hot in twitterverse!
* Updates each time you choose it

Emergencies:
* Instantly send emergency tweet with map of location
* Hide emergency button if that's not your style
* You get a Page Down button if you hide it

Log File:
* see how many server accesses left this hour
* read connection and failure log

Support:
* Big Stone provides free support for Pro users
* We listen to your feature requests and bug reports.

Stone Design is a New Mexico based software corporation founded in 1984 by Andrew Stone which has shipped over 20 titles for Mac OS X and its parent operating system, the NeXT in the last 20 years. Major applications include Create, a page layout and web authoring app, iMaginator for image processing and Videator for video effects and VJ'ing. This year, in conjunction with BigStonePhone, has added 5 iPhone applications to the collection: TalkingPics for field photography and audio recording, iGraffiti which lets you paint on photos and share them, Gesture which lets you turn photos into digital paintings and share them, and Twittelator Lite. BigStonePhone is a collaboration between Stone, Jeff BIggus of Hyperjeff and artist and UI designer Ollie Wagner.

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