Tag: twitter

Wanna watch a double murder? Your kids probably have.

Yesterday there was yet another shooting in America. That, in itself, isn’t unusual and will probably continue for quite some time yet. What was different was the fact that the double murder occured on live morning TV. Footage from Virginia has already appeared on news bulletins all over …

Official Twitter Android app receives annoying new update

For many of us using Android, our apps will magically update themselves whenever the developer adds new features or fixes bugs. However, the official Twitter app, which has always been a little buggy on every phone I’ve tried (try sharing an image directly from the gallery for example), …

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

We had a great stack of articles online yesterday, but unfortunately our magical Twitter rabbit failed to post any of them. If you’re following us on Twitter then you’ll have presumed that we were all asleep. Truth is, we actually added a stack of items. You can check …

Twitter on iOS makes it to version 6

Twitter for iOS got an update today. Coming in at version 6 you now get added “enhancements”. The focus of this update seems to be on direct messaging. A refreshed look and feel makes it easier to access your direct messages. Not only that, direct messages can now …

Vine officially available on Windows Phone

Vine, the six second video service that originally launched on iOS followed by Android is finally available for Windows Phone. Windows Blog made the announcement early yesterday saying “The popularity of Vine, a mobile service for shooting and sharing six-second looping videos, is nothing short of astonishing: In barely a …

Follow my bra.. on Twitter..

Lads, lads, lads. Calm down now. Yes, it’s a bra. Yes, there’s a video below but it’s all in a good cause. It’s to remind ladies to take their monthly breast exam and, when it’s unhooked, it’ll send out a tweet to the twitter.com/tweetingbra Twitter account via a …

Twitter (finally) releases Android/Samsung tablet app

     A mere 34 months after the launch of Motorola Xoom, Twitter have finally released a tablet friendly version of their Android app. Tragically, in its current guise, it’s exclusively a Samsung tablet app. It’s a state of affairs that highlights everything wrong with Android on tablets, …

New Twitter beta arrives

If you’re on the Twitter beta programme (apparently our very own Ronnie is but he never knew) you’ll be getting a refreshed version of Twitter this morning. Accessing the beta programme doesn’t seem possible any more but involved you signing up to the appropriate Google group. You then …

iPhone – The launch in numbers….

All of us here at Coolsmartphone Towers have our favourite device however it can be taken for granted is that for each one of us that device is different. James P loves his Galaxy Note 2, Ravi loves his Nexus 4 while Dan likes anything new.  Mark Peters …

A Limited Edition HTC One Mini – Oooh yes please….

Change.  Some people hate it, some people love it. HTC are a major proponent of change and together with British fashion designer David Koma they have produced a collection of limited edition HTC Mini handsets. The designs are inspired by the idea of change – something that both David …

Nokia reveal another new handset – The Nokia 515

Nokia have today announced another new handset, the Nokia 515. The 515 is made from lightweight aluminium, features Gorilla Glass 2 and a 5MP camera with an LED flash. Whilst it isn’t strictly a smartphone, it does come pre loaded with Twitter and Facebook as well as having …

Twitter for Android updated

Update your Twitter app baby. Version 4.1.4 on Android has now added two-factor authentication so your account is now a bit more secure than it was before. Other improvements include a new gallery view for photos in the search results and some bug fixes. Twitter have also added …

The Falcon Pro saga continues

Since Twitter introduced the new restrictions in the latest version of their API various new Twitter apps have been having problems. Once such app is Falcon Pro. The developer has had no end of problems with pirates, API restrictions, Play Store updates and what seems like Twitter blocking …

The official Twitter app for Windows Phone gets Vine support

The official Twitter app for Windows Phone has had an update and it has added a whole host of new features. Most notably is being able to view Vine videos within your timeline. Twitter is your global town square, a real-time connection to what’s happening in the world. …

Vine for Android is nearly available

Vine is a mini video sharing social network. That has been exclusive on iOS for a while now. Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful, looping videos in a simple and fun way for your friends and family to see. …

Twitter for Android hits version 4.1

Twitter are continuing their recent push to turn their Android app into something you’d actually want to use. With the 4.0 update, I actually switched to it as my go to Twitter app, and with 4.1 they’ve made it that little bit better.  The compose screen is actually …

Get Social with Coolsmartphone

Here at Coolsmartphone, we’re always looking for better ways to communicate with our lovely readers. As part of this, we’ve re-launched our Facebook page with a new URL and more content – look out for competitions, questions and more over the next few months. You can find us …

Twitter for Android updated, menu option added

The official Twitter app for Android was recently updated bringing full implementation of the holo guidelines with one notable exception, the menu option was tucked away under the Me tab. Well, last night Twitter released a further update which corrects this oversight and gives easy access to the Accounts …