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Twitterrific updated with additional iOS 8 improvements, mention search and more

Twitterrific updated with additional iOS 8 improvements, mention search and more

October 21, 2014

Twitterrific, the truly terrific Twitter client developed by The Iconfactory, has just been updated with additional features and improvements.

A few days after the release of iOS 8, the iPhone 6, and the iPhone 6 Plus last month, Twitterrific was updated with improvements to its compatibility with iOS 8 and the new iPhones.

Now, the app has been updated to require iOS 8.0 or later and to leverage the use of sharing extensions in iOS 8 with its share sheet support. In line with this, bookmarking services such as Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability have been removed from the in-app settings, as these services are now accessible through their respective iOS 8 extensions in the share sheet.

The latest update to Twitterrific also adds the ability to search for any user to @mention when composing tweets. “Tap the search icon in compose to initiate a search,” The Iconfactory suggests. “Tap & hold a user’s avatar in search results to view their profile.” If you want to mention a user in your tweet, just tap the user’s avatar.



The new version of Twitterrific also includes the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Default browser setting to open links in Safari, Chrome or within Twitterrific
  • Various UI improvements to the compose screen’s user suggestion bar
  • Deleting and editing a tweet no longer keeps deleted pic.twitter links
  • Slightly extended long-tap time throughout the application
  • Reduced amount of disk space used by cached data
  • Added muffling support for VoiceOver users
  • Updated version of Proxima Nova font
  • Autocomplete no longer interferes with inserting users in compose screen
  • Avatars in compose screen’s user suggestion bar now load properly
  • Compose view now resizes properly for smaller 3rd party keyboards
  • Fixed sign-in issues when uploading images to Droplr
  • Fixed a VoiceOver crash when refreshing the timeline
  • Load more button is now accessible via VoiceOver
  • Fixed a crash when changing fonts on iPad
  • Variety of fixes for crash-on-launch issues

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 8.0 or later, Twitterrific is available on the App Store for free, with in-app purchases offered for unlocking additional features.

See also: Twitter introduces new audio card for listening to music and more in its iOS app, After all is said and done, Twitpic is shutting down on Oct. 25, and Tweetbot 3.5 includes iPhone 6 compatibility and iOS 8 Extensions support.

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