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Bryan M. Wolfe
| January 21, 2013
Twitterrific 5 For Twitter Is Out With A Feature-Rich Update
The folks at The Iconfactory have released a new update to their popular app, Twitterrific 5. The Twitter client now includes a number of new features on both the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. Version 5.0.2, out now in the App Store, includes: NEW FEATURES
• Simplified reading mode for the in-app browser using Instapaper or Readability • Find tweets in all timelines via ‘History’ search (new search tab) • Image previews are displayed directly in the timeline • Photo viewer now displays images without a frameIMPROVEMENTS
• In-app web browser now uses the entire screen on iPad • Twitterrific now loads 100 tweets while refreshing or loading more • New gesture: Tap and hold the RT icon on a tweet to quickly retweet with a comment • When user avatars are hidden in the timeline, tap on a username to open a profile • VoiceOver now uses a relative date/time on tweets instead of an absolute one • Added VoiceOver accessibility to the Load More button • Searches and Lists in the sidebar are now ordered alphabetically • Tapping outside of popup navigation on iPad now dismisses view • Visual improvements to popup navigation and views • Other minor interface improvementsBUG FIXES
• Fixed an issue where empty Twitter accounts in iOS Settings could cause a crash • Adjusted scroll to top area so it’s less likely to be tapped by accident • Foreign keyboards no longer cover up the bottom of the compose screen • Fixed a bug that prevented some of your friends/followers from being displayed • Replying to your own reply no longer loses the conversation threadThe $2.99 Twitterrific 5 for Twitter app is available now in the App Store. For our December review, click here.