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Oh, That “Pull To Refresh” Thing In iOS? Yeah, Twitter Has A Patent App On That

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Like that “pull-to-refresh” feature found in many popular iOS apps, including Twitter, Facebook, Tweetbot, Sparrow and others? Been wondering why Apple hasn’t implemented the same thing in its own apps, like Safari or Mail, for example, when such a thing would make for a dramatically improved user experience? As it...
Oh, That “Pull To Refresh” Thing In iOS? Yeah, Twitter Has A Patent App On That

Twitter Kills Off Tweetdeck - R.I.P. Third-Party Clients

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The Twitter client end times are nigh. Well, to be fair, they've been nigh for a while now - so I guess now the end times are here. In a blog post today, Twitter announced that it would formally discontinue support for TweetDeck's trio of non-web apps, TweetDeck for iPhone, Android and...
Twitter Kills Off Tweetdeck - R.I.P. Third-Party Clients

Sparrow for iPhone is a beautiful, natural mail management experience with one major flaw

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There are very few things that are more integral to daily life on an iPhone than mail. Everyone uses email. Your mom uses it, your cousins use it, your grandmother probably uses it. Deciding to make a mail app for the iPhone isn’t something that you undertake without some balls....
Sparrow for iPhone is a beautiful, natural mail management experience with one major flaw

We shouldn’t let great apps fade away – it’s time for an App Museum

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Just before I deleted the now-defunct app Oink from my iPhone last night, I took one last look at it. Regardless of whether or not it was destined for success, it was one gorgeous app with a fun user experience too. As I erased it, I realized that it was one...
We shouldn’t let great apps fade away – it’s time for an App Museum
Tweetbot for Mac: Public Alpha Review

20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Carcassonne, Letterpress, He-Man, Ayakashi: Ghost Guild, Arsenal: Fantasy Manager 2013 and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of new games for smartphones and tablets, this time covering iOS, Android and Windows Phone.The week's pick of new and notable games includes board and letter games, fashion retail, racing, flinging potatoes, managing...
20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

Twitter Reportedly Discontinuing Development of Official Twitter for Mac Client

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According to a tweet from the well-connected MG Siegler, Twitter is discontinuing development of Twitter for Mac, though it will still remain available. Word is that Twitter made the call today: Twitter for Mac is done. They won't kill it outright, but no further updates. Goodbye, old friend.The decision is...
Twitter Reportedly Discontinuing Development of Official Twitter for Mac Client

Twitterrific 5: Burned to the ground and re-built for Twitter lovers

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As a global stream of real-time information, Twitter is by its very nature amorphous. It can be a lot of different things to different people, and it’s highly unlikely that any two people use it in exactly the same way. This was especially true in the early days of Twitter,...
Twitterrific 5: Burned to the ground and re-built for Twitter lovers
This Twitter client is fun, gorgeous, and utterly doomed

The Twitter iOS app shot up from a 2.5 star rating in December to 4.5 in January, but how?

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If you took a peek-a-leek at the ratings of Twitter’s iOS app this morning, you might have been a bit taken aback. The app’s current version clocks in at a healthy 4.5 stars, a near-perfect rating when you consider that there are over 6,700 entries. But that rating was not...
The Twitter iOS app shot up from a 2.5 star rating in December to 4.5 in January, but how?

Tweetie Creator Loren Brichter's Next Act: Atebits 2.0 To "Make Fun And Useful Things" [Like Games]

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Tweetie creator and UX mentor Loren Brichter just announced a new project, Atebits 2.0. Atebits was the name of his previous company that was bought by Twitter in 2010. He announced as well that his first project will be a game. In November 2011, Brichter announced that he would leave...
Tweetie Creator Loren Brichter's Next Act: Atebits 2.0 To "Make Fun And Useful Things" [Like Games]

Sparrow is a Worthy Replacement for the iPhone's Mail App

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As far as iOS apps go, the native email client for iPhone is pretty bare bones and not especially pretty. It's kind of weird when you think about it. Here's Apple, a company known around the world for the quality of its design and attention to detail, and the app...
Sparrow is a Worthy Replacement for the iPhone's Mail App

Tweetie creator Loren Brichter has a new app called Letterpress. It's a game, and it's fantastic

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A new game called Letterpress is out on the App Store today. It’s a deceptively simple and visually striking word game from developer Loren Brichter, the creator of the Tweetie Twitter client. I’ve been playing with it for a while and it’s fantastic. Sometimes you create an iconic app. Then...
Tweetie creator Loren Brichter has a new app called Letterpress. It's a game, and it's fantastic

One More Thing Conference, May 25-26th in Melbourne, Australia -making a living developing software for the iPhone and iPad

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Wow. Solid lineup of developer/presenters: This year we have an awesome speaker line-up, including cool dudes like Loren Brichter (Tweetie/ex-Twitter), Neven Mrgan (Panic), Karl von Randow (Camera+), Raphael Schaad (Flipboard), Matt Rix (Trainyard), Shaun Inman (Last Rocket) and many more.The full line-up and other details like the date and...
One More Thing Conference, May 25-26th in Melbourne, Australia -making a living developing software for the iPhone and iPad

Boot up: Nexus 7 sales, Eddy Cue profiled, Uber unshrugs and more

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Plus why can't Apple and Google get on?, apps from rail data, Voyager 1 finds the edge of weirdness and moreA quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamLetterpress: one week later >> atebitsIn less than a week, we've blasted past 15...
Boot up: Nexus 7 sales, Eddy Cue profiled, Uber unshrugs and more

Reportedly, Development To Cease For Twitter's Mac Client

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Here’s a piece of Twitter news that would really make me sad. According to former TechCrunch full-time writer guy, MG Siegler, Twitter will cease to support and develop Twitter for Mac. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet tw-align-center”><p>Word is that Twitter made the call today: Twitter for Mac is done. They won’t kill it...
Reportedly, Development To Cease For Twitter's Mac Client

Letterpress: The First New Product From Tweetie's Loren Brichter Since Departing Twitter

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It was just over a week ago that Tweetie creator and former Twitter employee Loren Brichter unveiled atebits 2.0, the rebirth of his independent software development company, and announced that its first fruit would be a game. Now, that game has arrive, and it’s called Letterpress, and it looks glorious....
Letterpress: The First New Product From Tweetie's Loren Brichter Since Departing Twitter

Letterpress for iOS adds clever new shareable HTML game replays

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Letterpress, the great word game from Tweetie creator Loren Brichter, has received a nice update today which adds the ability to share replays of your games on an interactive webpage. The replays are viewable on both computers and mobile devices because they’re displayed using HTML and JavaScript web technologies. The process, which...
Letterpress for iOS adds clever new shareable HTML game replays

RIP Tweetie for Mac, we knew and loved you

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Sometimes an app becomes more than an app, it becomes a prototype for hundreds of other apps and helps define a service and the way that it is used forever. This kind of thng doesn’t happen very often, but it happened with Tweetie, an app for iPhone and then Mac...
RIP Tweetie for Mac, we knew and loved you
WSJ profiles app developer responsible for inventing/popularizing pull-to-refresh and other GUI innovations

Tweetbot: Probably the last great Twitter client for the Mac

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Tweetbot for Mac follows in the footsteps of some pretty great Twitter clients for Apple’s desktop computers, including Tweetie and the official client that was based on it. Unfortunately, because of Twitter’s hostile attitude towards independent clients that aren’t its own, it is very likely to be the last really...
Tweetbot: Probably the last great Twitter client for the Mac

Loren Brichter: Designs on the future of iOS apps

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Loren Brichter: Designs on the future of iOS apps: Nice interview of Loren Brichter, the creator of Tweetie and Letterpress, by Erica Ogg of GigaOm. Note the talk of Letterpress being a Trojan Horse of sorts......
Loren Brichter: Designs on the future of iOS apps

Hey Developers! We Want To Know What Inspired You To Make All Those Killer Apps

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Not unlike an artist being influenced by a favorite painter, an app developer had to connect with a piece of software in such a way that he thought he could make his own one day. For example, Simon Flesser of Simogo, the studio responsible for iOS home runs like...
Hey Developers! We Want To Know What Inspired You To Make All Those Killer Apps

Letterpress

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Letterpress: This is the new iOS game from Tweetie creator Loren Brichter. I've been playing around with it for a few weeks -- not surprisingly, it's really well done....
Letterpress
$19.99 for Tweetbot on OS X? Blame Twitter

Twitter Still Doesn't Have A Patent On Pull-Down-To-Refresh, But It's About To

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Editor’s note: Leonid (“Lenny”) Kravets is a patent attorney at Panitch, Schwarze, Belisario and Nadel, LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Lenny focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property transactions in computer-related technology areas. He specializes in developing IP strategy for young technology companies and blogs on this topic at StartupsIP. Follow Lenny...
Twitter Still Doesn't Have A Patent On Pull-Down-To-Refresh, But It's About To
5 Minutes on The Verge: Loren Brichter

API, ShmAPI: App.net Still Has Many Difficulties To Overcome If It Wants To Beat Twitter

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With Thursday’s Twitter API changes, App.net could not have gotten better news. Suddenly, Dalton Caldwell’s vision of a subscription-based Twitter clone seems quite clever. Yet, when it comes to creating a competitor to such an ubiquitous service, App.net now has to face many challenges. Most of them will be very...
API, ShmAPI: App.net Still Has Many Difficulties To Overcome If It Wants To Beat Twitter

Andreessen Horowitz Hires Twitter's Elizabeth Weil to Focus on Social

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Elizabeth Weil, who leads corporate design and culture at Twitter, is leaving to join venture firm Andreessen Horowitz. She said today she will be the firm’s partner in charge of social, focused on new investments, portfolio companies and partners, working most closely with Mark Cranney. Weil had spent three years...
Andreessen Horowitz Hires Twitter's Elizabeth Weil to Focus on Social

Changing of the guard: Two high-profile Twitter departures follow up engineer exits

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Two departures from Twitter today continue to exemplify just how much of a changing-of-the-guard is going down at the company. Elizabeth Bailey Weil and Mark McBride are both taking their leave today, just a week or so after the second creator of Twitter’s Bootstrap left the company. Late last week,...
Changing of the guard: Two high-profile Twitter departures follow up engineer exits
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