The app, which is now on version 5.5.3, now boasts a new layout for user profiles and pull-to-refresh animation, while users should also find that they can swipe up from the image viewer to dismiss photos.
At the same time, developer Iconfactory has made numerous bug fixes and a result the app seems to run a lot faster than it ever has in the past.
Twitterific 5 is a universal app (so you only have to buy it once for it to work across iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) and costs $2.99 from the App Store. Existing users can download the app update for free.
Many of the new features are old hat to Android users already, but now iPhone and iPad users will get notifications when they are about to run late for an appointment and, for example, they're headed for a traffic jam.
You will also be able to set reminders using Google’s now ubiquitous "OK Google" command and say something like "OK Google, remind me to take the trash out when I get home" and Google will notify you when you get home.
"We are deferring a greater portion of the sale of each iOS device and Mac sold," said Apple's CFO Peter Oppenheimer, during yesterday's earnings call.
"We anticipate that the additional deferral per device sold, coupled with our sequentially greater unit volume expectations in the December quarter, will result in about a $900 million sequential increase in the net amount of revenue deferred for software upgrade rights and non-software services."
In response to an analyst's question, Oppenheimer gave specifics, noting that Apple would defer between $15 and $25 for each iPad and iPhone sold.
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The idea is to give recruiters on the go ready access to the tools they need to find find the best job candidates
LinkedIn says that 33% of the site’s 230 million-plus members visit LinkedIn from mobile devices.
The LinkedIn Recruiter app is free if you already have a Recruiter account. It’s currently only available for the iPhone in the App Store, though a mobile Web version is also available.
Even if Apple adds no features whatsoever, it will have to redesign the Smart Cover as the iPad 5 is expected to have a new form factor closer to the iPad mini.
One possible change, it could have an opening in the cover to accommodate the finger print authentication feature new with the iPhone 5s that may make its way to the iPad 5.
Another possibility is a fabric cover like Apple already offers for the iPad mini.
Speaking for the second time in a week at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Schmidt expressed surprised at how tablets have stormed the enterprise and said that he expected most employees to bounce between their PC and mobile phone.
"I was actually surprised by this. I didn't call this”, he said in comments reported by Business Insider.
“Would the phone replace the PC? I figured employees would be using PCs and a phone. But it was the tablet revolution. It looks to us like the majority of enterprise computing is being done on mobile devices, in particular on tablets. That broke the old model.”
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New in the latest release of Outlook.com for Android is an option to download all mail messages; the ability to search the Outlook.com servers for older messages; support for aliases; the option to select colored themes; and vacation replies support.
Microsoft's update to its Lync Mobile clients – iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone – lets users join and participate in a Lync Meeting even without a Lync account; start an unscheduled Lync conversation (IM or video) direct from a mobile device; and invite or remove participants in a Lync meeting.