Ahead of upcoming Twitter changes set to be implemented tomorrow, Tapbots has released an updated version of its Tweetbot app for iOS devices, removing several features that have been present in the app for years.
Timeline streaming over Wi-Fi has been disabled, which means Twitter timelines will refresh every one to two minutes instead of as new tweets come in. We’ve been using the Tweetbot for iOS app in a beta capacity with these changes implemented, and while it’s not a huge change, the delay is noticeable.
Push notifications for Mentions and Direct Messages are also delayed by a few minutes, and push notifications for likes, retweets, follows, [...]
In watchOS 5, there’s a new Apple Watch activity feature that’s designed to motivate people to work out and get active through competitions with friends.
You can challenge any friend to a seven-day competition on Apple Watch, with each person earning points for filling their rings each day.
How to Start a Competition
You can begin a competition on the Apple Watch itself or within the Activity app on the iPhone, with the latter method being the easiest way to get going.
Before a competition can start, you need to be sharing your activity information with the person you’re challenging, which you can do by following these steps: [...]
Pinterest today announced the launch of a new social collaboration tool, called the „activity feed“ for group boards. This section of the app will let members weigh in with a quick like or comment, @ mention another user, or start a new thread, and includes updates when members add new pins, create new sections, new members join, someone likes or comments, and more.
The app had comment support before, but each comment had to be attached to a specific pin. Now all comments will be organized in the activity feed so that conversations are easier to follow, and users will be able to start threads of their own on the collaborative board for all members to see, or [...]
T-Mobile this morning announced the launch of T-Mobile FamilyMode, a new feature that is designed to let parents monitor and control what their kids are doing on their internet-connected devices.
T-Mobile FamilyMode requires both a FamilyMode app and a device called the FamilyMode Home Base, which is designed to connect to a home’s Wi-Fi system to provide access to connected devices.
FamilyMode from T-Mobile will let parents manage, monitor, filter, and set time limits for a range of devices, even those that aren’t connected to the T-Mobile network thanks to the Home Base. It will also provide location services for keeping track of kids.