Skype PUBLIC Beta : Tonight

| April 8, 2010 | Reply

So if your a twitter junky and love that BlackBerry fix wait no further. The updated beta with a change log to strangle a tiger is dropping tonight 9pmET in the “test center” area in App World. Before this Beta was more private and leaked around the pipes but now you wont have to feel bad about grabbing it up. Hopefully they keep progressing in changes while fixing crucial errors along the way to make it an app worth the download.

Notifications of New Tweets and @Replies/Mentions

  • When an @reply/mention is received, the user will be notified with a splat on the BlackBerry home screen ribbon as well as the application icon
  • Users will also be notified of new tweets in the BlackBerry Messages list

Twitter Lists Functionality

  • Comprehensive option to build a list of Twitter users on any subject
  • Ability to add members to the list and view subscribers of the lists
  • Users can also view other users’ lists

Profile Editing

  • Users can edit their own Twitter profile from the application
  • Users can also change their profile image from the application

Personalization Settings

  • Users can customize the look of the application with the ability to:
  • Show/hide the navigation bar and tweetbox
  • Change the font/style to their own preferred choice

Enlarged Avatar (Profile Picture) Viewing

  • Users can click on a Twitter profile image and it will be enlarged for better viewing abilities

Improved in-Application Caching/Polling

These new features build on Twitter for BlackBerry’s strengths at its original preview launch:

  • Push Notifications for Direct Messages
  • Timeline Support
  • Following & Followers
  • Posting, Sending, Deleting, Replying and Re-Tweeting Tweets
  • User/Saved/Keyword/Proximity Search
  • Tweet Photos/Links
  • Trending Topics
  • Seamless integration into core BlackBerry Applications
  • URL Shortening
  • Auto Update
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