Monday, August 31, 2009

Top 10 Twitter applications for windows mobile phones

Twitter : Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author's profile page and delivered to the author's subscribers who are known as followers.
Here's my list of all the twitter clients for twitter on the windows mobile platform :

1: Twikini :

Features :

FAST! Unlike other Twitter apps for Windows® Mobile, Twikini is written entirely in native C++ code for maximum performance and the fastest load time possible.

Simple, uncluttered, and customizable user interface. Choose from a variety of themes for the best reading experience.

Post tweets using a full screen editor. Optionally, set your location (either manually, using GPS coordinates, or geocoding) along with your status updates.

Send and receive Direct Messages.

Twitpic integration to post photos with your status updates. Select existing photos or click new ones from your device's camera. When reading tweets, view Twitpics inline (without having to open a separate browser).

Read status updates just like browsing a web page. Quickly reply, retweet, favorite, or email other people's tweets.

Windows Media Player integration. Automatically tweet the song and artist you're listening to. See a realtime feed of other people using it on Twitter.

URL shortening services including, TinyURL and Digg.

Browse websites using Skweezer.

Single download that is compatible with all Windows® Mobile devices - both touch and non-touch.

Fully localized in German, Italian, Danish, Dutch. More coming.

And lots more...
Requirements: Twikini supports all Windows® Mobile phones, which includes versions 5, 6, 6.1 and 6.5. This includes both "Pocket PC" and "Smartphone" devices, which are also known as "Professional" and "Standard" Edition. Twikini is not designed for iPhone, BlackBerry, Palm or any platform other than Windows® Mobile.
Download .cab

2: Cetwit :

Current Feature Set:

Timeline display (merged and filtered)
Account storage
Status Updates
Direct Messages
Click to reply
Automated Refresh
Smartphone support
Avatars in timeline
Local caching of avatars
Squeezer support
Relative Timestamps
Twitpic support support
timeline updates while device is sleeping
audible/vibrate alerts
and more
Requirements :
Tested on windows mobile 6 on an HTC TyTN II (AT&T 8525) and a Samsung Blackjack. I have tried to make it smartphone friendly.

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3: Twitter Answers : : Ask questions and get answers using Twitter.
Answered by other Twitterers and real people just like you.
Twitter Answers is a Q&A Application mashup using Twitter and Mosio. It enables you to ask any question using Twitter and have it answered by real people.

4: Quakk
Open Source Windows Mobile Twitter Application
Quakk is a similar windows mobile app .

Download Quakk

5: Twitoday

Once installed, this adds a textbox to the Today screen of a Windows Mobile phone. To send a 'tweet', fill your text into the text box and hit 'OK'.

Tap on the twitter icon to launch the mobile Twitter website and read your friend's updates.


The application was written for Windows Mobile 5/6 touchscreen PDAs.

6: Locify

Locify is a mobile application containing many location services, for free and available for most phones. It also contains useful features like maps, navigation, place and route recording.

7: PockeTwit

Summary: PockeTwit is a twitter client for the Windows Mobile Professional (Pocket PC) platform.
- Windows Mobile Pocket PC 6 , 6.1
- .NET Compact Framework 2.0 or better.
- A network connection.
- A twitter account.
- A account.

8: Tinytwitter

Works on ANY Java enabled phone (that's a bunch & includes the Blackberry) and ANY Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Smartphone

9: Twobile

Twobile (pronounced Twoh-bul, a mixture of the words "Twitter" and "Mobile") is a new Twitter client for users of Windows Mobile Pocket PCs. Initially a personal project designed to help access various services provided by Twitter, the project began in mid 2007 and had remained in prototype status for nearly a year. In early 2008, it was decided that since there was a lack of sufficient Windows Mobile Twitter clients that addressed nearly all the services that Twitter provided, the project was moved from a prototype to a publicly available version


10: Twaddle

Twaddle supports most of the core features found on Twitter and seems to pack a pretty good punch in its infancy. The next version should be out soon and will support some of the missing features you’d expect out of a Twitter client. Be sure to keep an eye on Twaddle because it’s very much in active development.


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