April 10, 2009 in Social Networking (E)
[prMac.com] Albuquerque, NM - Stone Design today released a free upgrade to its top-selling Twitter client Twittelator Pro. With an emphasis on usability, speed, elegance and user customization, Version 2 was redesigned from ground up for ease of use, aesthetics and stability. V2.1 just keeps the features coming. Twittelator Pro was chosen as Editor's pick for best iPhone Twitter client by Mac|Life in May 2009 issue!
"The most salient feature of the twittersphere is the speed with which news both good and bad travel! Our customers were overjoyed with V2.0, but with that joy came feature requests to make Twittelator Pro even better," said Stone Design CEO Andrew Stone, @twittelator. "We immediately fixed the problems people found, but also had an opportunity to add major new functionality, including the ability to instantly save all the tweets for later reading, even offline."
Features new to Version 2.1 include:
* One-tap shrink tweet and links during compose
* One-tap reply
* Large Font option
* Save any set or all tweets and read them later
* Option to see a user's replies from Details
* Support for for MobyPicture as 4th photo service
* Option to upload photos to alternate service should one fail
* Automatically learns #tags you use for instant insertion later
* Option to copy link to tweet (for shorter re-tweeting)
* Choose from 3 re-tweet styles, including "via"
* Choose from 5 link shortening services
* Choose your Auto-refresh interval
* Option to just show screen names
* Option to turn off connection warnings
* Raven and Dove themes much richer
Features added last month to Version 2 include:
* Beautiful new User Interface:
* complete tweet design makeover
* themes for night, daylight and indoor
* configure your top categories on TabBar
* badges show number of new tweets in each category
* Much faster:
* scroll speed greatly increased
* refreshes must faster
* Wide tweet composing window (turn for landscape)
* See anyone's avatar full screen
* Upload photos to choice of 3 services: TwitPic, Pikchur or yfrog
* Shows yfrog, TwitPic, mobypic and Pikchur images right in tweet
* Shows and plays song.ly mp3's
* Stock Portfolio list for instant stock searches
* Send links to Instapaper for later reading
* Email tweets
* Complete Help available in program
With many oher power features including multiple accounts, sub groups of friends, autorefresh, trending topics, conversations, nearby search for tweeters, see anyone's favorites and last tweets, advanced and persistent searches, insty-tweet links from Safari, copy/paste/retweet, high-resolution photo uploads, auto double-tweeting of long tweets, and server access log, Twittelator Pro V2 has carefully packed the most features of any twitter client into a very usable and user-configurable layout.
"The positive feedback for Version 2 has sparked a month of creative development" remarked Stone Design's CEO and lead computer scientist Andrew Stone. "Twittelator Pro was the #7 best-selling social networking iPhone app of 2008 and #2 for all Twitter clients. We are certain that Version 2.1 will push Twittelator Pro to its rightful spot at the top! If you enjoy the free Twittelator Lite, you'll love Twittelator Pro V2".
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. In the past year, in conjunction with BigStonePhone, has added 6 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, Twittelator Pro, the most feature laced twitter client for the iPhone/Touch, Pulsar the free pyschedelic strobe light and now SoundBite. BigStonePhone is a collaboration between Stone, Jeff BIggus of Hyperjeff and Geoff Pado on SoundBite.