Those rumors about Twitter Music launching last weekend at Coachella didn't quite pan out (unless you were a celebrity, apparently), but the real thing is finally landing Thursday in the form of web and iPhone apps.
Twitter is about to spread its wings and fly into a completely different kind of product nest, with a music app that taps into the users you follow to suggest what kind of tunes you might want to listen to.
Streaming music apps are everywhere these days, with rumors of tech giants like Apple and Google eyeing the business to compete with Spotify and Rdio. Not to be outdone, sources are claiming Twitter is planning to use its recent acquisition of music discovery network We Are Hunted to join the club.
Twitter updated its apps for iPhone and iPad today, with a number of improvements related to search and viewing links posted within the timeline. But at the same time, the social network has also removed three alternative video uploading services.
Oh, Twitter… why do you hate third-party apps so? While we've never been huge fans of TweetDeck, the popular app was absorbed by the microblogging service and is now being laid to rest (at least in any kind of app form) as Twitter continues their mighty push toward an all-browser experience. But will the people make the change with them? Time will tell...
Twitter's upcoming API changes have been met with derision by many, but third-party developers are simply moving forward and adapting to the new guidelines, which are rolled into the latest Tweetbot updates.
Welcome back from the President's Day weekend! Hopefully everyone managed to grab a few deals during the shopping holiday (at least for those of us in the U.S.), but now it's time to get back to business. Today we've got a recap of all the stuff you may have missed from the last three days, so dig in and get caught up so you're not left wondering what your friends are talking about...
Rumors began swirling last month that Apple may soon expand its product distribution to Staples retail stores across the U.S., and the deal appears to be done, based on tweets from the office supplier's executives.