The Facebook for iPhone app has always been solid and robust but at times fell short of the users’ expectations. And today, Facebook has felt the need to give it a healthy update to version 3.5, and we must say that the improvements found in this version are rather welcome and sought after by many users.
This new update for the well-known Facebook iPhone and iPod touch client focus on two main aspects: tagging friends added to your Facebook profile and a slight user interface overhaul. For the first time ever, it will finally be possible to tag friends and places in posts, something that was [...]
The HD2 was HTC’s last Windows Mobile-based phone when it released in late 2009. It has, or really had, an active hacking community that made the phone do various amazing things like run Android, Windows Phone 7 and even Ubuntu-Linux. Today, we saw an all-new hack released for the HD2: it’s called USB Host and it allows your HD2 to, well, play as host device instead of client in order to connect to different USB peripherals.
Developed by the Dark Forces Team (aka the folks behind the RSPL/HSPL tool for WP7 phones), today’s USB Host brings cool new functionality to the aging HTC HD2 smartphone. [...]
Whether you want to manage your Flickr uploads more easily, chat across different instant messaging systems or manage social networks such as Facebook and Twitter in a single app, there’s a program to help you do it available for your Mac.
We took a look at what’s on offer for social types at the Mac App Store and here are our favourite apps.
01. flickery – £5.99
Eternal Storms Software
If you’re a regular Flickr user, then you’ll be aware of how frustrating and time-consuming it can be when managing photos through its online interface. Thanks to flickery, though, [...]
The official Facebook client for iOS devices is updates to v3.4.4 with performance improvements and bug fixes.
Facebook for iPhone makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Use your iPhone to start a conversation with Facebook Chat, check your friends’ latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number, or upload your own mobile photos to Facebook while on the go.
What’s New in Version 3.4.4
Restored the Send button for Comments, Chat and Messages
Restored friend lists to the News Feed filter
Fixed a number of bugs that caused the app to crash
Mozilla has released the second and last beta of its news and email client Thunderbird 5, with a lot of changes and features enhancements as its final release is expected on 28 June, 2011.
Thunderbird 5 beta 2 is based on Gecko browser engine which is also used by Firefox 5 web browser.
Some new updates of Thunderbird 5 beta 2 are changed UI, displaying attachment sizes next to attachments, new add-ons manager, extension management API, new troubleshooting information page, and many more.
To know more details of Thunderbird 5 beta 2 check out its release notes.
Thunderbird 5 Beta 2 is available [...]
Your state of the art RAID device is no good if you don’t use it properly to back up your data. Even if you fire up your backup software routinely and make a copy of everything from the boot loader up to your music, you’re leaving a huge gap in your backup policy.
You might not realise what you’re missing yet, but the 150,000 people who temporarily lost the contents of their Gmail inboxes earlier this year will know exactly what we’re taking about.
There’s something about big-name web apps that make us trust their remote servers, which are just as fallible [...]
According to sources, Google is working on its own version of iMessage, the exclusive instant messaging client that’s built into iOS. Details are scarce at the moment, but it would make perfect sense for Google to jump on board, like other competitors have.
The exclusive instant messenger trend began last year, when Research In Motion announced BlackBerry Messenger, an exclusive service that allowed BlackBerry users to communicate via text and pictures with other BlackBerry users. And on Monday, Apple announced iMessage, a similar service that will be part of iOS 5.
BlackBerry Messenger [...]
Twitter client TweetDeck 2.0 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad is available free for download at App Store as TweetDeck for Android was released last year.
TweetDeck 2.0 is redesigned and rebuilt from the ground up to be fast, and powerful.
“TweetDeck allows you to monitor, manage and engage in your social world by bringing together your Twitter and Facebook feeds in a powerful and flexible column-based dashboard.”
You can grab TweetDeck 2.0 for iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad over iOS 4.0 or later via iTunes link below.
Download TweetDeck 2.0 for iDevices
Dropbox v1.0 client application is available now for Windows, Mac and Linux users. Dropbox service offers 2GB of free storage space and its app allows users to sync their files online and across computers.
New Features of Dropbox v1.0
Stop the Dropbox location changer widget from jumping all over the place in the tour.
Fixed case where the Dropbox preferences window wouldn’t always become active when clicked from the menu bar on Mac OS X versions before Snow Leopard.
New “Easy Relink” dialog in the tour. Now when you link with the same account as a previous installation you will be greeted [...]
One of the best Twitter client ÜberTwitter of Blackberry debut on iPhone because of the rapid growth of iOS devices.
ÜberTwitter iPhone app gives options to tweet, retweet, send direct message, link shortening and also allows users to get access to the embedded links of messages right inside the application by opening a new tab windows to view the contents of that link.
ÜberTwitter app works for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad and requires iOS 4.0 or later version. UberView v1.0 for iPhone will be released in mid-December.
Download ÜberTwitter App for iPhone