Twitter’s got worms

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If you’ve got a Twitter account you’ll want to be extra suspicious of any goo.gl links for the time being. A new worm has been found posting shortened url links through unsuspecting Tweeters’ accounts to bring traffic to a bogus antivirus website.

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Spot Connect lets Bluetooth phones communicate with satellites

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Satellite phones are usually pretty expensive, both to buy and to use. That’s to be expected, since you’re going to have a hard time getting cell phone service in the middle of the jungle. With Spot Connect, though, you can tweet and text on the (relatively) cheap.

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HootSuite to release Twitter client for BlackBerry devices, update for iOS4 too

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I’m still more inclined to use TweetDeck on my main computer for all of my Twitter needs, but a good number of my friends prefer the browser-based HootSuite. They also use it on their iPhones. Well, it seems that BlackBerry could be joining the owl-themed team too. In an update newsletter sent out this week, the HootSuite team revealed that they’re working on a Twitter client for the BlackBerry platform too. It’s not even in beta yet, but you can sign up for early access.

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Verizon announces Twitter photo sharing app

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Verizon Wireless announced this week a new service that will allow customers to share photos via Twitter. The software, dubbed TweetToGo created by TweetPhoto and Pelago, offers such features as Tweeting, replying, email link and direct messages. Picture features give users the ability to take, preview and send photos taken with their phones to TweetPhoto and swap them with friends.

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HootSuite Twitter app released for Google Android smartphones

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Twitter really has become the hottest thing since sliced bread and it shows. For just about every smartphone platform, you’ll find a wide range of Twitter clients that go above and beyond the mobile site. Owners of Android phones now have another option with the porting of HootSuite.

What started out as a web-based Twitter client to be used on your computer, HootSuite has since gone on to infiltrate the Apple iPhone and now Google Android as well. Feel free to communicate with your friends on the go, TwitPic’ing everything along the way.

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Mystery blank key discovered on Apple iPad keyboard dock

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Apple revealed the iPad keyboard dock to the public with a blank key. Overlooked by almost everyone, the mystery key was finally noticed by a member of the Mac Rumors forum, Macduke. The location of the key is in the middle above the number 6 key, traditionally where F6 would be. Macduke believes Apple may assign a function to the blank key before shipment; he also speculates that the function could be to launch a Mac-like dashboard with plenty of widgets, perhaps a “back to home” type of button? Ideal for using as central command screen for communication services like twitter, facebook and iBooks.

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Check Out the Updated Mobile Twitter Site

If you’re rocking just about any kind of smartphone, you have a fairly good selection of TWitter clients to consider. BlackBerry users may like UberTwitter, Symbian S60 users might turn to Gravity, and Android users might choose Twidroid. That’s because the mobile site, up until now, has been pretty bad. The interface worked for some […]

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REVIEW – Gravity Twitter Client for Symbian S60 Smartphones

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you’ve probably heard of the Twitter microblogging phenomenon. While you could just stick to desktop applications and maybe SMS functionality, you can get a lot more out of Twitter with the appropriate mobile app for your smartphone. There are all sorts of […]

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INQ Mini and INQ Chat Offer Smartphone Look in Non-Smartphone Package

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Personally, I’d much prefer to have a real smartphone, like something powered by BlackBerry or Android, but some people are more interested in getting a so-called feature phone instead. At the same time, they want some elements of the smartphone appeal. INQ is approaching this niche market with two brand new offerings that may look […]

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Tweeteev Twitter App for BlackBerry and Android

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I didn’t think that Twitter was all that big of a deal when I signed up early last year, but now my online experience just isn’t complete without the microblogging interaction. For the time being, I’m using TinyTwitter on my Nokia E71, but it seems that owners of BlackBerry and Android devices will soon have […]

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