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Stone Design Releases Twittelator Pro 2.2.1

Stone Design Releases Twittelator Pro 2.2.1

Posted May 27, 2009 at 1:45am by iClarified
Stone Design has 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. V2.2.1 adds more power features, prepares for the Twitpocalypse (the 2,147,483,648th tweet) and polishes the features added in V2.0, 2.1 and 2.2. Twittelator Pro was chosen as Editor's pick for best iPhone Twitter client by Mac|Life in May 2009 issue.

"The incredible development cycle of V2 began on February 5th after a San Francisco TweetUp," said Stone Design CEO Andrew Stone, @twittelator. "We released 3 major versions, one per month since then, and this version, while adding a powerful quick friend searcher, more photo options and optimized conversations, mainly focuses on preparing for changes at Changes include dealing with deprecated following API's and the need to be able to handle tweets with id's greater than 2^31. 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 and fixed in V2.2.1:
* @friends can now be searched like 'Contacts' via typing
* DM's over 140 chars are automatically sent as 2 DM's
* 6th photo posting service:
* Moby, Pikchur and YFrog support private DM photos

* Optimized conversations for speed and resources
* Shows TwitLens photos inline and fullscreen on tap
* Shows MobyPicture images fullscreen
* Option to open full screen photos in the built-in web browser (to add comments or email link for example)
* iTunes AppStore links open in AppStore app
* See up to 13 mentioned users in a tweet

* ReadItLater from a webpage adds the title to the RIL


* Phone Call/Quitting while tweeting restores tweet on launch
* If you are paging back in time with more, autorefresh won't knock out those tweets
* Changing between identically named Twitter & accounts works

User Details / My Profile:
* User Detail works for all users now
* avatars with diacriticals in their name now work
* Avatar image works in friend of My Profile

* DM's to people that do NOT follow you won't get stuck in queue (you can delete, save as draft, or change into a reply)
* ad hoc "d someone" correctly gives "Send Message" confirm
* Better error handling of URL Shortening service errors
* Main tab bar and active view tweets are cached on quit

* Advanced Search correctly does exact, any and none
* last used Nearby Radius and Miles/Kilometers displayed in a new seach
* Trends update correctly when placed in tab bar

Features recently added to Version 2.0 - 2.2 include:

* 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

* 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
* 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
* Much faster:
* scroll speed greatly increased
* refreshes must faster
* Wide tweet composing window (turn for landscape)
* Load More Tweets button at bottom of tweets list go back in time as far as you like!
* See anyone's avatar full screen
* Shows yfrog, TwitPic, mobypic, TwitGoo, Twitlens & Pikchur images right in tweet
* Shows and plays 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
* 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
* See which twitter app posted tweet, turn on "Just Screen Names"
* 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
* Swap accounts mid-compose
* 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
* 6 choices: YFrog, Pikchur, TwitPic, Moby, TwitGoo, TwitLens
* Tap -> * Option to Disable Landscape Mode for tweeting upside down in bed or bath!
* Added Apple Symbol in dingbats

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, 2.1 and 2.2 has culminated in final release for iPhone 2.2.1 prior to the forthcoming iPhone 3.0 release later this summer" 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".

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