May 5, 2009 in Social Networking (E)
[prMac.com] Albuquerque - Cinco de Mayo 2009 - 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. Version 2.2 adds 22 new power features such as Drafts and Offline Tweeting. Twittelator Pro was chosen as Editor's pick for best iPhone Twitter client by Mac|Life in May 2009 issue!
"We have been enjoying tremendous success with Twittelator V2 and our twitterati users keep demanding more power and perfection which we deliver with V2.2. Speed, elegance and tweeting offline were the top requests," said Stone Design CEO Andrew Stone, @twittelator. "We fixed the problems people found and added more killer features that truly sets Twittelator Pro apart from the pack."
Here's what's new in V2.2:
Automatic queuing and sending of tweets
* Send as multiple messages as fast as you can
* Great for offline composing
* Automatically sent when network comes up
* Unsent messages badged on app icon when you quit
* Automatically sent when you relaunch Pro
Autosave and restore any number of Drafts
* Tap Top Bar in Compose to retrieve
* Auto-deleted on send, auto-updated on retrieve, edit
Swap accounts mid-compose
* Compose window shows active account if several
* Tap Drafts, tap "Tap to Change" on top tool bar
* Multiple accounts shows active account on launch
* We post Tweets with images for better results
* Automatic notification when uploaded
* DM's can have private images too
* Photos in a reply show conversation thread
* 5 choices: YFrog, Pikchur, TwitPic, Moby, TwitGoo
Tap shrink button 2nd time to undo shortening
Option to Disable Landscape Mode for tweeting upside down in bed or bath
Added 'Apple Symbol' in dingbats
Load More Tweets button at bottom of tweets list
* Go back in time as far as you like!
Completely redesigned User Detail much cleaner, faster:
* Allows breadcrumbed drilldowns into friends of friends
* Search for any user to follow anyone
* Shows twitter app used by tweeter
Web Browser rotates to landscape when desired (or not)
Shows photos full screen: tap for Save Option
Tweets by or about you have special tinting for easy finding
Added "Read It Later" as alternate Link Save Service with Instapaper
Save single tweets too!
* Tap, hold tweet 2 secs just like other save tweets
* Read them in Saved -> Singles
* They are stored in one file per session
See which twitter app posted tweet, turn on "Just Screen Names"
* it appears where full name used to
* Detail shows which twitter app posted last status too!
"My Profile" * new catorgory that's easy to find in More
3 Trends options: Current Daily Weekly
Nearby search takes distance from last Advanced Location Search
Added twitgoo to inline tweet thumbsnails along with moby, twitpic, pikchur, yfrog.
You can now delete DM's to you (as well as your own tweets and DM's)
Save Photos and Avatars to your Photos library
Fast Launch option in Autorefresh by updating only current category
When launched by bookmarklet, no auto refresh for instant posting
Features recently added to Version 2.0/2.1 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
* 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
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 and 2.1 has sparked another 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. Version 2.2 pushes Twittelator Pro over the top! If you enjoy the free Twittelator Lite, you'll love Twittelator Pro V2".
Stone Design is a New Mexico based software corporation 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 and Jeff BIggus of Hyperjeff, and Geoff Pado of Cocoatype on SoundBite and MobileMix.