Friday, 26 August 2011

UberMedia’s Twitter App ‘Twidroyd’ Is Now ‘UberSocial For Android’

UberMedia has
announced that their Twitter
application Twidroyd
will become UberSocial
for Android starting
on Thursday. The newly named application will feature all of Twidroyd’s
normal functions plus new features that are specific to UberSocial

UberSocial has previously been released for BlackBerry and iPhone devices, and
according to UberMedia, the demand for a similar Android application
lead to the launch of this new product. The change will also allow
UberMedia to release updates more quickly as all applications now have
closely related features.

Because Twidroyd is a widely used application, UberMedia has decided
to let users keep the Twidroyd interface after the switch. If you’re a
fan of the way Twidroyd looks and you don’t want to switch to
UberSocial’s interface, a Twidroyd theme can be added to the

In the past UberSocial has had a rocky relationship with Twitter.
UberMedia was forced
to change the app’s name from UberTwitter to its current
incarnation because it infringed
on trademarks and broke API rules. Both UberSocial and Twidroyd
were suspended for breaking API rules until the
problem was remedied.


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