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ÜberTwitter Beta-2 Released

If you like Twitterberry, you will LOVE  ÜberTwitter (a Twitter client).  I’ve been using UberTwitter Beta-1 but just upgraded to the newly released Beta-2 software upgrade.  One of the things that I love most about ÜberTwitter that I couldn’t ever get Twitterberry to work for me is the integrated picture sharing. For more info, check out my related blog post: Review: Twitter Apps for the Blackberry that Have Integrated Picture Sharing.

This latest release “rolls out a large number of new features (requested by YOU!) and from pre-release testing promises greater stability. There are still features on our list, and we will ultimately have a Beta-3, we aren’t even close to being satisfied with the feature set yet. Once you have a chance to play with it, please let us know your thoughts on missing features and any issues or bugs.”

Below is the list of features and bug fixes included in this release:

  • Full tweet shown in timeline, rows are variable in size
  • Two notification profiles, one for new tweets and another for replies
  • Full support for viewing direct messages to you and from you
  • View your list of friends and all of their details
  • View your list of followers and all of their details
  • View another users list of friends and all of their details
  • View another users list of followers and all of their details
  • View when a user joined twitter
  • Added ‘Follow’ to context menu when clicking on @screenname from within any application on your BlackBerry
  • Added a free-form search screen, allowing users access to the full power of Twitter Search
  • We now support the built-in GPS as an option
  • Added an option to not show confirmation dialog after every tweet
  • Added options to control the number of tweets initially retrieved and how many to maintain in your timeline
  • Added options to control the number of avatar images cached
  • Added shortcuts – U – update, R- Reply, T- Top, B – Bottom, Space – Pg Dn, Shift-Space – Pg Up, F – Follow, P – refresh, L – ReTweet, S – Search
  • Add thumbnails of pics attached to tweets in the timeline, either from twitpic, or from UberTwitter
  • Add larger pics attached to tweets in the full tweet view, supports twitpic, or from UberTwitter
  • ‘Mentions’ are now automatically merged into your timeline view
  • Mark a tweet as a Favorite
  • Remove favorite from a tweet
  • View tweets you have marked as favorites
  • View another users favorites
  • View your timeline
  • We now support WiFi if its available
  • Support for ScrollWheel devices (87xx)
  • More options for automatic refresh, including a manual mode
  • Increased screen name field size on Options screen
  • Increase GTalk user field size on Options screen
  • Some decrease in battery usage, but we have more work to do here
  • Bug fix – Fonts not resetting on change
  • Bug fix – Line feeds in tweets were causing an ArrayOutOfBounds Exception
  • Bug fix – Icon cache would grow FOREVER! (memory leak)
  • Bug fix – Race condition would cause lockup on starting UberTwitter

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