Twitter Launches a New Web App for iPad

Posted August 3, 2011 at 12:52am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7489 views

Twitter is launching a new HTML5 based web app for the iPad, reports TechCrunch.

The app is full HTML5 and an improvement over the current one-paned experience of the Twitter mobile site on the tablet. Not surprisingly it is reminiscent of a hybrid of Twitter.com and the mobile apps and was based on Twitter's HTML5 client for iPhone and Android, Twitter mobile engineer Manuel Deschamps tells me. The HTML5 web app will be rolled out to all users within the week, eh hem, beating Facebook which has yet to launch its own HTML5 initiative Project Spartan.

Twitter representative Carolyn Penner told the site, "The HTML5 app provides a great option for people who prefer to use the browser over native apps. Its two-column view is consistent with the Twitter experience you're used to (on Twitter.com), and it takes advantage of touch gestures and other device capabilities."

The new web app is being rolled out slowly but everyone should have access to it within a week.

Read More


Share
Add Comment
Follow iClarified
Apple to Disable SSL 3.0 Support on the Apple Push Notification Service on October 29th
iPad Air 2 Teardown Reveals A8X Processor, 2GB of RAM, Smaller Battery [Photos]
FXNOW App is Updated With Every Simpsons Episode Ever
The FXNOW app has been updated with the abili...
Yahoo Mail App Gets Travel & Event Notifications
The Yahoo Mail app for iOS has been updated w...
Saurik Releases iOS 8 Version of Cydia for Manual Download
Saurik has released an iOS 8 compatible versi...