Foursquare app on iOS now forces us users to checkin with Swarm. While Swarm’s is entertainingly good but honestly don’t like it. For me, the Foursquare app is more useful because of its tips and the UI is more intuitive. But it looks like Foursquare is is about to kill its original app anytime this year. If ain’t broke don’t fix it right Foursquare? I believe there will be user backlash here.
Anyway if this is inevitable then just bring back the private checkin and I’ll be happy.
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Google Chrome for iOS is now updated with the intriguing “50% bandwidth savings” feature. How true? We still don’t know yet.
If you want to track it then go to your Chrome settings and tap on the Bandwidth option. For Android users, you should have this already because Chrome Android released this last January 16.
Fire up your app updates now!
As I enjoy my return to Tweetbot as my primary Twitter client. The official Twitter app has been updated today and shows the Reply, Retweet and Favorite button in the timeline view. My point is, I like the old way, buttons should be hidden to have more timeline space.
Also, in this update Twitter made the image previews large and prominent occupying more timeline space. Luckily you can disable it in the settings.
This update makes my Tweetbot 3 love affair stronger. Ciao for now official Twitter app.
Facebook’s Instagram now adds 15 seconds video recording. The famous all-in-one social sharing app will be going head to head with Twitter’s Vine app.
Just like Vine the Instagram video can record and pause so you can ‘film’ several cut scenes without even touching a post-production app. Aside from this, it also features 13 filters that will provide your clips a ‘cinematic’ or ‘nostalgic’ feel.
Unfortunately the recording feature is only available on iOS. Android version will surely follow soon.
For me, I feel Vine’s 6 seconds is more practical. Time will tell who will win this battle
Android version of Instagram (4.0) now has video too
TweetDeck my favorite desktop Twitter app is now on the iPhone / iPod Touch.
Go to app store or get it via their website http://tweetdeck.com/iphone/