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cowzy
14th April 2009, 04:07 PM
Hey guys, just keen to see what twitter apps people are using..
I'm using TwitterFon on the iPhone, and just started using Twitterific on the MacBook today..
cheers

Cybix
14th April 2009, 04:11 PM
TwitterFon on my iPhone. "Flock" web browser on my computers

Kirium
14th April 2009, 04:16 PM
Tweetie

mrbascombe
14th April 2009, 04:21 PM
TweetDeck on the mbp
Tweetie on the iphone

huntjd
14th April 2009, 04:24 PM
same as you cowzy :)

cowzy
14th April 2009, 05:04 PM
same as you cowzy :)

twitterfon does the job pretty well aye ;)

did anyone actually pay for the desktop version of twitterific?
does it give you any extras or does it just get rid of the ads?

Dust For Eyes
14th April 2009, 05:09 PM
Twhirl (http://www.twhirl.org/) for me.

MightyAtom
14th April 2009, 05:18 PM
Twitterific on the Mac (DestroyTwitter isn't bad either).
Twitterific on the iPhone for reading.
Birdhouse on the iPhone for composing and posting.

dathnoth
14th April 2009, 05:20 PM
Twitterific on the Mac.
Tweetie on the iPhone.

+1.

tcn33
14th April 2009, 05:23 PM
Nambu on the Mac, Tweetie on the iPhone. Soon to be Tweetie on both.

huntjd
14th April 2009, 05:23 PM
twitterfon does the job pretty well aye ;)


yeah man! i love it, so simple and easy and better than twitterific imo

mrbrut
14th April 2009, 06:56 PM
Twitterfon on the iPhone and Nambu on the MacBook
Look forward to seeing Tweetie on OS X

MrJesseRoss
14th April 2009, 07:01 PM
I really don't feel the need to pay for an app to access a free site, so I'm using the free versions of Twitterific on both Mac and iPod. The ads are unobtrusive, and the iPhone version quits bugging you about upgrading after a while. They do the job very nicely.

Exocet
14th April 2009, 07:03 PM
Tweetie on iPhone, Twitterific on desktop. I have..."special needs" in a desktop client, been meaning to check out Nambu.

Kirium
14th April 2009, 07:17 PM
I really don't feel the need to pay for an app to access a free site

So you're still using the Apple weather app?!?! :shocked:

banjo
14th April 2009, 07:42 PM
I don't use a desktop app. I always have a browser open so just use the Twitter page. Am using Twitterfon on the iPhone though.

Velociraptors
14th April 2009, 07:53 PM
Twitterfon here, and no dedicated desktop app - the web interface works well enough :)

mitty
14th April 2009, 08:12 PM
Tweetie and Nambu, though I may try some other desktop ones. How the hell do you delete a search in Nambu?

GarageFriend
14th April 2009, 08:34 PM
Twitterrific, DestroyTwitter and the Twitter web page for me, I use whichever suits what I'm doing.

decryption
14th April 2009, 08:35 PM
Twitteriffic still rules!

dathnoth
14th April 2009, 09:49 PM
nambu is still pretty sketchy. I used it for a week or so but it locked up a bit so ive switched back to twitterific. its a solid app.

ZacDavies
14th April 2009, 09:52 PM
http://img.skitch.com/20090414-bh2bmnt7q33ppd8q8tw2a3ut9.jpg

DestroyTwitter for desktop
Themes + Only loads a few tweets (time saver!) + Opens Twitpic in the app + Free + Beautiful action animations = Win

http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/615/imagenjs.jpg

Twinkle for iPhone
Dark theme + Instapaper integration + Slide to fav/reply + Nearby + Saved searches = Win

http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/1258/imagek.jpg

Intsaper on the iPhone - Dark theme again, plus I can read the long sites posted on Tweetie at my own discretion :)



WIN CHOICES PEOPLE. WIN.

Peter Wells
14th April 2009, 10:10 PM
tweetie on the iphone..

tweetie on the mac... *cough*

nambu was ok, but not for me... i really like bluebird though.. tweetie for mac (or bigbird) is a little too chunky atm.. but i'm sure it'll be better by version 1.0

robc
14th April 2009, 11:19 PM
On the iPhone, like everyone else: Tweetie.

Desktop wise - I'm using Eventbox. It wins for me because of the multiple services (I heavily rely on the Google Reader support it has), as well as being the only twitter client I know of that has auto-complete (yup.. just hit ESC when typing in a user name ;).

It's not perfect - the Smart Folders support is really cumbersome to configure (but if you can bear it, it's the closest thing I've seen to Tweetdeck's groupings), and I hate how it can't go through your history of DMs/Replies/etc.

That being said... When Bigbird/Tweetie-Mac is released.. I'll be giving it a looksie ASAP.

If you're not willing to pay for it, and can stomach the non-native UI, I'd say look at Tweetdeck, but that depends on the importance of a good native UI to you :)

cowzy
15th April 2009, 12:18 AM
DestroyTwitter looks pretty good, reckon i'll give that a crack along with tweetie :)

ZacDavies
15th April 2009, 12:32 AM
Desktop wise - I'm using Eventbox. It wins for me because of the multiple services (I heavily rely on the Google Reader support it has)

Dude, it didn't display any pictures from my feeds! Was I doing something wrong or does this happen to you, too? If this is the way it is.. massive fail.

robc
15th April 2009, 06:57 AM
Dude, it didn't display any pictures from my feeds! Was I doing something wrong or does this happen to you, too? If this is the way it is.. massive fail.

I think I am actually - I've only noticed it on one particular feed that it wasn't doing it. Not sure if any others I subscribe to happen to have any pictures embedded in it.

Might be something worth flagging with 'em....

Xenex
15th April 2009, 07:49 AM
Dude, it didn't display any pictures from my feeds! Was I doing something wrong or does this happen to you, too? If this is the way it is.. massive fail.

Pretty sure that's Twitter's fault; I'm having the same issue with Bigbird as well.

robc
15th April 2009, 08:35 AM
Pretty sure that's Twitter's fault; I'm having the same issue with Bigbird as well.

Hmm. I've actually only seen one person's avatar fail to display on Tweetie - which I'm guessing is to do with the issue Twitter's had not scaling down the avatar properly (as Atebits points out (http://atebits.posterous.com/twitter-profile-images)).

Guessing as Bigbird would have some code in common with Tweetie, it's likely the same would happen.

The Loyal
15th April 2009, 09:11 AM
I'm loving DestroyTwitter at the moment. A much cleaner interface (for me, at least). Out of all the iPhone apps that I have used I found Tweetie to be the best for me.

ZacDavies
15th April 2009, 07:56 PM
Mod edit: Image removed at request of developer.

Phase
15th April 2009, 08:00 PM
http://tvjunior.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/sesame_street_big_bird.jpg

marc
15th April 2009, 08:12 PM
tweetie on the iphone..

tweetie on the mac... *cough*
Hate you... so... much... right now.

Now:
Tweetie for iPhone
BlueBird for Mac

Later:
Tweetie for iPhone
Tweetie for Mac

Anything less than that is shitty.

Exocet
15th April 2009, 08:24 PM
http://tvjunior.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/sesame_street_big_bird.jpg

(Thanks podcast, lol).
Oh god, I'm sooo tempted to shift. I'm going to try and re-arrange my workspace and see how I cope.

matthew858
15th April 2009, 08:33 PM
Tweetie on both the Mac and iPhone.

BCains
18th April 2009, 10:47 PM
Web & DestroyTwitter (no iPhone, yet)

GarageFriend
21st April 2009, 08:29 AM
Tweetie for Mac now.

niknewys
21st April 2009, 09:08 AM
tweetie on iphone and osx

mechcon
21st April 2009, 09:18 AM
I've moved my phone/mac to Tweetie as well. it's just a big bag of "Awesome"

bawpcwpn
21st April 2009, 09:27 AM
Tweetie on both iPhone and Mac FTW!

lenman74
21st April 2009, 10:10 AM
do the others filter by location/distance like twinkle does on the iphone?

is there loads more features on these other apps than twinkle has?

dathnoth
21st April 2009, 10:10 AM
Tweetie on both iPhone and Mac FTW!

same

grfxninja
22nd April 2009, 03:34 PM
Is there a way to have a different "theme" for Tweetie (Mac version)?
I think the window is quite large and in your face and I would prefer to have something that is sort of in the background but can still be seen (if you know what I meanů?)

Or is there another app that can be semi-transparent?

Exocet
22nd April 2009, 04:38 PM
Twitterific has an opacity slider.

iTy
22nd April 2009, 05:37 PM
Twitterific has an opacity slider.

Anyone here using multple accounts with Tweetie for Mac? I can't seem to get it to log in more than one account at a time.

Any help would be appreciated.

BrettJohn
22nd April 2009, 05:57 PM
bluebird is my choice

tcn33
22nd April 2009, 07:14 PM
Anyone here using multple accounts with Tweetie for Mac? I can't seem to get it to log in more than one account at a time.
No problems here.

http://img.skitch.com/20090422-fkap9hxh7mcbrgmksjxbc3x45m.preview.jpg (http://skitch.com/toby/bcwgi/tweetie1)http://img.skitch.com/20090422-qpbxfu1ggejgapj837p998a4jf.preview.jpg (http://skitch.com/toby/bcwg2/tweetie2)
Click for full size (http://skitch.com/toby/bcwg2/tweetie2) - Uploaded with plasq (http://plasq.com)'s Skitch (http://skitch.com)

Exocet
22nd April 2009, 08:23 PM
:o I'm famous!

iTy
22nd April 2009, 08:59 PM
No problems here.

http://img.skitch.com/20090422-fkap9hxh7mcbrgmksjxbc3x45m.preview.jpg (http://skitch.com/toby/bcwgi/tweetie1)http://img.skitch.com/20090422-qpbxfu1ggejgapj837p998a4jf.preview.jpg (http://skitch.com/toby/bcwg2/tweetie2)
Click for full size (http://skitch.com/toby/bcwg2/tweetie2) - Uploaded with plasq (http://plasq.com)'s Skitch (http://skitch.com)

Thanks for that. Threw it out on Twitter land. Seems it doesn't like certain passwords. Best I can figure is that my other account's password is too long. This is just a guess though. Will email Tweetie devs about it.

thanks though, its good to know that it does work. I was ready to dump it, but I really like the interface.

MightyAtom
22nd April 2009, 09:34 PM
Seems it doesn't like certain passwords.
Tweetie kept choking on the password for my second account until I quit and restarted. Can't think why that would have happened.

kyncaid
22nd April 2009, 10:14 PM
Tweetie and twitterfon

marc
22nd April 2009, 11:20 PM
Anyone here using multple accounts with Tweetie for Mac? I can't seem to get it to log in more than one account at a time.

Any help would be appreciated.
I had the same issue. I just kept on trying and now have all 4 Twitter accounts working. I'm not sure if it helps, but I think pressing return to confirm your password worked for me, but clicking "Add Account" with the mouse didn't.

Strange, but true!

Good luck.

uncyherb
24th April 2009, 11:52 AM
TwitterFon and Tweetie on the iPhone, twhirl on the Mac (I have to keep an eye on about 5 accounts from time to time, so twhirl's multiple windows and multiple accounts is the bomb despite the fact it looks pretty crappy)

uncyherb
24th April 2009, 11:53 AM
I had the same issue. I just kept on trying and now have all 4 Twitter accounts working. I'm not sure if it helps, but I think pressing return to confirm your password worked for me, but clicking "Add Account" with the mouse didn't.

Strange, but true!

Good luck.
The trick I was told was to add an account with the username starting with the @ (so @Essendon_FC for example), then when you get the error, re-enter the username correctly (no @, just Essendon_FC) and it will work.

It did for me... strange, but true.

Peter Wells
24th April 2009, 12:07 PM
The trick I was told was to add an account with the username starting with the @ (so @Essendon_FC for example), then when you get the error, re-enter the username correctly (no @, just Essendon_FC) and it will work.

It did for me... strange, but true.

Would that work the same way with @sydneyswans (http://twitter.com/sydneyswans) uncyherb? :)

ctd
24th April 2009, 02:49 PM
NatsuLion (http://www.natsulion.org/) on my mac -- does the job (mainly for growl notifications), is native and free.
Use Twibble (http://www.twibble.de/) on my Nokia phone.

Supblek
26th April 2009, 07:39 PM
MBP = Tweetdeck
iPhone = Tweetie

Still thinking about buying Tweetie for the MBP. SHould I??? hmm not sure if its worth 14.95?

Xenex
26th April 2009, 07:41 PM
Still thinking about buying Tweetie for the MBP. SHould I??? hmm not sure if its worth 14.95?

Try it first. It's free with non-intrusive ads.

Mecha
27th April 2009, 01:01 AM
I moved from just moved from Tweetdeck to Tweetie.
Both are great. Just depends what you want from a twitter app.


Also just want to confirm what Marc said about adding multiple accounts in Tweetie was also true in my case:

I'm not sure if it helps, but I think pressing return to confirm your password worked for me, but clicking "Add Account" with the mouse didn't.

Clicking confirm gave me an error. Pressing return worked.

Xenex
27th April 2009, 07:26 AM
Just update to the latest Tweetie for Mac; it fixes multiple account issues.

kickinit
27th April 2009, 03:46 PM
i use tweetie on my mac. works well. i leave it on most of the time

uncyherb
28th April 2009, 02:29 PM
Would that work the same way with @sydneyswans (http://twitter.com/sydneyswans) uncyherb? :)

It would, but you'd only get to write about them losing (http://twitter.com/sydneyswans/status/1612644128) last weekend, rather than winning (http://twitter.com/Essendon_FC/status/1611271291).

Peter Wells
28th April 2009, 02:56 PM
aww, that's low dude! i congratulated you for your win this weekend, and i was sitting beside a crushed collingwood fan at the time..

uncyherb
30th April 2009, 06:13 PM
aww, that's low dude! i congratulated you for your win this weekend, and i was sitting beside a crushed collingwood fan at the time..

what can I say other than I'm petty (and thanks!)

We both know I don't have any beef with @sydneyswans, it's @AFLCrows I have twitter issues with! >:/

Peter Wells
30th April 2009, 08:49 PM
Fuck 'em.. If the @AFLCylons have 1000 douchebag autofollowers, so be it, they may as well be selling SEO tricks and how to make money with Google Ads.

Like i said the other day, Lia and yourself are doing it right, you're both fine examples of using twitter to humanise a brand and connect with fans. If my beloved Swannies lose to Essendon as the first team to 1000 (real) followers i'll still be happy, cos i know you played fair. I've got nothing but respect for you Mr Herb.


and back on topic, Tweetie is teh bomb, but there are so many awesome new apps for the Mac that are native, so please stop using AIR apps. If you dig Tweetdeck, use Nambu instead. If you dig Destroy Twitter, use Twangle instead. If you think Tweetie's layout is too big, try Bluebird.

avolve
19th July 2009, 10:05 AM
I am currently using tweetdeck for work (I currently use Nambu for my personal twitter account & I have had trouble with multiple accounts in Nambu, so want to keep them separate) and want to replace it with a non-AIR client.

My main requirement is multiple columns and groups based on a search term (hashtag) or twitter username added to group). I secondary feature I would also like is to syncrhosine between 2 macs (especially the groups).

From the native mac clients I have checked out (other than Nambu), they do not have these options...

Anyone have a solution?