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    5 Twitter clients for Linux

    Posted May 9, 2014 - 10:31 am

    Linux users who want to avoid browser-based Twitter apps can try out these five local clients -- including one that still uses a command-line interface.
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    5 great free tools to manage all your cloud storage

    Posted November 22, 2013 - 11:28 am

    How to keep track of all the files you have on all your cloud storage services? It's easier than you think -- I've rounded up five free apps and tools that let you do it for free.
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    Hands-on: Twitter's new two-factor authentication sounds cool, but we can't get it to work

    Posted August 7, 2013 - 3:28 pm

    The encryption behind Twitter's new in-app security scheme sounds wonderful! Now, if only it worked...
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    Hands on: Twitter Music finds fresh tunes, but lacks crucial features

    Posted April 22, 2013 - 4:31 pm

    Twitter Music is finally here, bringing along a slick interface, excellent music discovery chops, and--alas--a very short memory.
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    How to tell if your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn efforts are paying off

    Posted April 1, 2013 - 12:50 pm

    Expion wins our test of eight enterprise-grade social media monitoring tools
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    SocialBro analyzes your Twitter community

    Posted March 8, 2013 - 12:09 pm

    SocialBro is a handy tool for analyzing your Twitter community, and its free version boasts a slick interface.
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    Review: Twitterrific 5 brings elegance to the foreground

    Posted December 8, 2012 - 8:05 am

    Up to a point, pretty much all Twitter clients look the same since, at their most basic, they all display a list of tweets. But within that spectrum, The Iconfactory's Twitterrific 5--the latest update to what was arguably the first Twitter client for iOS--has taken pains to distinguish itself from the competition and from its own previous editions.
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    TweetDeck: Now in classic and Twitter flavors

    Posted October 14, 2012 - 9:23 pm

    More than a year after its acquisition by Twitter, popular social media management application TweetDeck has a whole new look. Twitter has rolled out a new version of TweetDeck that sports a more flexible layout and the option for a brighter new design.
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    Regain a long-missed Twitter feature with classic retweet

    Posted May 26, 2012 - 7:14 am

    Change is never easy, especially when it's one of your favorite services making the changes--and forcing them on you. But, if you're one of the many Twitter users still lamenting the loss of the old-style retweets in the new Twitter, you don't need to be sad any longer. Classic Retweet, a simple Firefox add-on and Google Chrome extension, can return you to the glory days of Twitter's retweet feature, allowing you to append your pithy comments to everything you retweet
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    Manage all your social media from HootSuite

    Posted February 18, 2012 - 8:29 am

    HootSuite is a Web-based service that offers a powerful set of tools for managing multiple social media accounts
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    Twidroyd for Twitter

    Posted August 17, 2010 - 2:28 pm

    If you use Twitter and have a smartphone, there is no excuse for not using a Twitter client app. For Android phone users, Twidroyd for Twitter (formerly known as Twidroid, a name no doubt changed for legal reasons) stands tall above the rest of the competition.
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    TweetList for iPhone

    Posted July 8, 2010 - 12:46 pm

    There's a certain kind of Twitter user who goes completely crazy with the microblogging service and follows everyone they know, every celebrity they like, and essentially everything they are interested in. For these people, the organizational genius of TweetList for Twitter, from Zooble, is a lifesaver.
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    Posted September 28, 2009 - 11:28 am

    If you want to give your Twitter followers play-by-play highlights of your World of Warcraft sessions, then TweetCraft is for you. The free, open source tool lets you send and receive tweets from within the game.
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    8 free Twitter clients for better tweeting

    Posted September 23, 2009 - 4:01 pm

    Twitter's site is a marvel of inconvenient simplicity -- there are loads of things that you want to do with the service that are difficult or impossible to do from there. Here are eight popular (and free) desktop Twitter clients that take care of all of it for you.
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    How to use Twitter-like services for online discussions

    Posted September 16, 2009 - 8:43 am

    Twitter can be useful to build quick and dirty intranets, or set up real-time status updates without having to maintain an Instant Messaging desktop client running in the background. But it doesn't always fit in with enterprise IT needs, and here are a bunch of different products that can work in these situations.
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    Using for online storage

    Posted August 31, 2009 - 5:00 am used to be just an online file storage service, but lately it has become this Swiss Army Knife of integrated Web services that they call OpenBox. Here are just a few of the more interesting things that you can do with the service.
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    Five iPhone apps for amusement and efficiency

    Posted June 1, 2009 - 4:07 pm

    Need more cool iPhone apps? You got it. I'll try to make this list filled with applications that are a little bit more useful than my last list. But no promises! After all, not all apps can or should be five-star, super business quality, enhance your general well being programs. Remember, this is a phone we're talking about here.

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    Update All Your Social Networks at Once with

    Posted May 14, 2009 - 4:26 pm

    Want to tell the world you just scored tickets to Coldplay? If you subscribe to more than a couple social networks, it might take you longer to post all your updates than it did to buy the tickets. aims to make updates a unified affair: Just send your missive to the service and it'll post it to all your networks.
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    Twitterrific 2 for iPhone

    Posted May 8, 2009 - 11:58 am

    Twitterrific 2.0 for iPhone has been approved by Apple and will likely be released on the App Store Friday. It will be a free upgrade for all existing users. I've been testing this version for a few weeks; here's a hands-on first look.
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    A trio of Twitter tool betas

    Posted March 31, 2009 - 4:54 pm

    Three new Twitter apps (all of which are in beta) for your perusal: Lounge, Nambu, and Twistori Desktop Edition.
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