TwiStats: Keep Real-Time Track Of Twitter Followers Count From Your Home Screen [Android]

Smartphones of today have transcended beyond the means to connect you to your contacts through just the cellular network. Instead, these nifty little gadgets are nowadays being used as full fledge socializing tools. Whatever status message you need to post, interesting things that you wish to share with your online buddies, or keep an eye on what is trending on various social networks, your smartphone has you covered. In fact, now we are heading into times where users are able to keep a close tab on their overall activities on their preferred networks, statistically.  TwiStats for Android offers what even the official Twitter client, or numerous other third-party social media aggregators (such as TweetDeck, Seesmic Ping TweetCaster, StreamLife and Social Jogger 2) don't; not yet, at least. Through an elegantly designed homescreen widget, it displays real-time statistics for any Twitter account of your choice. Once the widget is installed on your homescreen, just feed in the desired Twitter username, select the time zone, hit the Get Stats! button, and you're done. Ranging from the total number of followers to an overall count of your daily tweets, and much more in between, the widget packs all the vital statistics pertaining to your Twitter account that you might otherwise be checking from within the official Twitter client, or its website for that matter. Read More

StreamLife: View Your Facebook, Twitter Feeds & Call Log In One Place [Android]

The concept of aggregating your social network feeds, and posting to all of them from a single platform is not new to Android. Seesmic, TweetDeck, Social Jogger 2, Sendible, ZeroPC Cloud Navigator and ChannelCaster are just a few examples of apps based on said concept. However, what we hadn't seen so far was an app that combines your social media feeds with your call log until we came across StreamLife. With StreamLife, you get posts and notifications from your Facebook and Twitter accounts, and detailed history of all your phone calls displayed on a single screen. In addition, you can post to both social networks from within the app or through its nifty homescreen widget. Read More

Seesmic Ping: Schedule Posts For Multiple Social Network Accounts [Android, iOS, WP7]

From the team behind  renowned desktop, web and mobile social network (Facebook and Twitter) aggregator, Seesmic, comes Seesmic Ping – an Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 app that lets you schedule updates for multiple social networks to a date and time of your choice. The app lets you attach images and URLs with each post, save posts to drafts, or schedule them to be published from as many different social media accounts as required. As of now, the app lets you post to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Salesforce. Read More

BrandMyMail: Integrate Social Network Content In Gmail [Chrome]

BrandMyMail, a Chrome extension, allows you to customize your Gmail email messages by integrating content from various social networking accounts. The extension can be useful for users who want to centralize their email with social media content. BrandMyMail offers users with extensive social media integration options. Content ranges from simple signatures to real-time content, such as, Twitter Feeds, Facebook posts, photos, Wordpress blogs, YouTube videos, Google+ updates, Quora questions and more. To start off, simply connect BrandMyMail with Gmail, create templates, customize them with various types of social content and start sending beautiful emails. You will have to sign up for a free account with BrandMyMail, the service that the extension works with. Read More

QuickTweet: Post Twitter Updates From iOS Notification Center [Cydia]

Among the most publicized features of iOS 5 before it was actually released, was its Twitter integration and Notification Center, and maybe that’s the reason the iOS jailbreak community has been treated with so many Cydia tweaks related to Notification Center and tweeting. However, only a handful of those tweaks combine the two features, and QuickTweet is one of them. Using this tweak, you can compose a new tweet right from within the Notification Center and post it straightaway. Read More

liveshare: Photo Sharing App That Lets Anyone Add Images To Same Album [Web]

Imagine a party where you and some of your friends took photos, and now want to share them for all. Normally, one person would upload those photos to their Facebook profile, or, to collect them all in one place, you might resort to an online file sharing service. There are many services out there that allow you to share photos with friends, but liveshare , a web application, offers users with something unique. It allows you to share photos in a collaborative, real time manner. All you have to do is kick off a photo stream, add photos from your computer, invite friends so they can add their photos to the same album, and then watch the album grow. In addition to that, you can either set the photos to be public or private. liveshare is an amazing way to capture memories and photos from the same event that you and your friends attend. It allows real time sync, is fast, and every member can add photos. Read More

Dictate Your Tweets To Siri With Sireet [Cydia Tweak]

It hasn’t been too long since the A5 jailbreak came out, but tweaks related to Siri are pouring in thick and fast already. A few days back, we covered SiriToggles, a tweak which brings a lot of new features to iPhone’s voice assistant. However, there are many other Cydia tweaks which have been released to perform some specific tasks on A5 iOS devices. Seeing the level of integration that iOS 5 enjoys with Twitter, it only makes sense that developers have been quick to link Siri and Twitter with each other (it is a surprise that the folks over in Apple didn't think of this functionality themselves). Sireet is a new Cydia tweak that allows Siri users to tweet by dictating anything to Siri. You just have to say one word, and Siri will get ready to accept your dictation, and then send it as a new Twitter update, all in one step! Read More

Tweet Button For Chrome Allows You To Quickly Tweet Webpages

While we browse the web, we often come across interesting stuff that we want share with our followers on Twitter. While most websites come with social sharing buttons that allow you to put content up on Twitter, Facebook and the like, not all pages would sport such a feature. In order to share content on such websites, we have to log in, copy the link and then share it on Twitter manually. Not only is this process time consuming, but it can also be quite tiring. Tweet Button For Chrome provides users with a fast and simple way to tweet a webpage they are currently on. Once this Chrome extension has been installed, a tweet  button is added in the toolbar, which displays the official tweet count for a webpage. The extension also shortens the URLs automatically, and allows you to tweet a page by using the right-click context menu. Once installed, simply click the button, and a pop-up will be displayed with the webpage's URL and title. Shareaholic supports this extension, and allows you to view the dashboard with a record of all your tweets. Read More

iReader: Read Articles In A Clean, Clutter Free Layout [Firefox]

iReader, a Firefox add-on, allows you to view news stories and articles in a clean and clutter-free interface. It strips out all the extra content, such as ads and sidebars, and displays the article in a neat layout with a toolbar that comes with multiple options, such as zoom in and out, print, emailing, sharing and more. In addition to that, it supports multi-page news articles as well. iReader works automatically, and as soon as you land on a webpage that displays an article, iReader icon appears right in the URL bar. Simply click this or use the hotkey to open the article in iReader. The add-on can be useful for people who want to read articles without any distractions. Read More

Alpha Build Of Social Photo Aggregator Pixable Released For Android

The crowd-favorite web-based social photo aggregator Pixable needs no long introduction. The service is popularly known for its elegant interface, and the way in which it gathers and displays all photos on your Facebook Wall and Twitter timeline. While the official Pixable client for iOS has been around for quite some time now, an alpha build of its Android variant has just surfaced on the Android Market. Unlike its iOS version, which supports displaying all your photos as well as videos from both social networks, the Android client of Pixable currently only shows Facebook photos. On the whole, the app follows the same conventional style of ranking, organizing and displaying your photos, for which Pixable is adored by users world over. Read More

Whitelist For Chrome Blocks Access To All Websites Except Allowed Ones

Wasting too much time on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter? There are many website blocking extension available, but most are either too complicated or only limit the time you spend on websites. Whitelist For Chrome extension quickly lets you focus on work, eliminating distractions by automatically blocking all pages from any website that is not in your list of allowed sites. Not only does this come in handy for avoiding distractions while working, but also if you have kids in your household and want to limit their use of the PC to specific allowed domains. When creating a whitelist you can also use wildcards to allow the subdomains for websites. Read More

View YouTube, Wikipedia, Twitter & Others’ Results In Google Search [Chrome]

Often, we browse multiple services for the same search term. Not only is this tiring, but can also be a time consuming process. If this is the case, then a Chrome extension, Sidebar, enhances your Google search by adding results from some very useful services, such as Wikitionary, Wikipedia, Flickr, YouTube and Twitter in a sidebar. This sidebar is added to the right hand side of Google Search results, which lets you quickly browse through search results of multiple services, without having to open new tabs or windows. Sidebar can be useful for people who regularly look up search terms on different services, such as, Wikipedia, Google or YouTube, and can save a lot of time and effort. The extension allows you to enable/disable services in the sidebar, as well as their positions. Furthermore, you can set the maximum number of YouTube videos that will be displayed in the sidebar. Read More

Collaborate On, Share And Edit Images & Videos With CanvasDropr

Want to create collages, brainstorm, hang out with friends while sharing photos and videos? All this is possible with CanvasDropr, a powerful collaboration tool that allows you to share a virtual blank sheet of canvas, where members can upload images and videos in real time. You can share all kinds of stuff from your local system, or multiple popular websites. All items are editable, and the changes being made can be viewed by everyone. CanvasDropr is completely free, allowing you to sign in with your Facebook or Twitter account. You can also sign up for the service. Read More

Tweet Time For iPhone: One-Stop-Shop For Instant Sharing Over Twitter [iOS 5]

iOS 5 brought deep Twitter integration to the Apple's mobile platform, providing users with fast sharing over the micro-blogging network from within its various native apps, but there is always room for improvement, and Tweet Time for iPhone aims to fill whatever gap there is left in said functionality. Much like InstaTweet and Twicon, the app focuses on providing you a quick and painless way to tweet. Not only that, it allows you to share your current location, Now Playing music, random quotes and even device details, all in a couple of taps. There are many similar apps and tweaks available for jailbreak users, but tweet Time is unique because of its availability in the App Store. Read More

Make Free Voice Calls To Your Twitter Friends Using OnSay For iPhone

Twitter is a pretty open platform for social networking as compared to Facebook, so if you want to get in touch with someone over the micro-blogging service, direct messages are the only private option you have got. OnSay is an app which brings a whole new dimension to Twitter. Using this iOS app, you can make voice calls to any "tweep", without having to go through any complicated procedure. You can think of OnSay as a VoIP client, but with a twist; the app automatically patches you through to your Twitter contacts! Read on to know all about this amazingly useful app. Read More

Secretly Use Twitter On iPhone In Office Or School With CovertChirp

iOS is, in no way, short of high quality, feature rich Twitter clients. Even the official app is among the best ones, offering seamless integration with the micro-blogging platform, and sporting an elegant interface. It begets serious thought, then, when we decide to review another Twitter app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. CovertChirp, the app in question, however, offers something quite different when it comes to Twitter. It conceals the entire Twitter experience in an iOS-native Notes-like interface, making it ideal to use the social network where others won’t appreciate it should you be caught, viz., offices and classrooms. Read past the jump for details on this refreshingly stealthy approach towards Twitter. Read More

Automatically Change Desktop And Twitter Backgrounds Daily With Kuvva

Desktop customization is rather important for so many good reasons, such as for one to work productively and efficiently. While working, a good wallpaper can have very pleasant and positive effect on you, which leads to an even greater productivity. Other than that, the wallpaper you choose showcases your personality, and a new wallpaper gives you computer screen freshness. Windows 7 has integrated auto wallpaper change option, which keeps cycling through the selected directory. However, the wallpapers can be selected only from your local directory, which means you may get bored of viewing same wallpapers again and again. If you are fond of changing wallpapers of your computer screen each day, and want some refreshing background that you have never come across before, then check out Kuvva. It is an application that automates the process of searching for wallpapers and changing them each day. It is connected to the Kuvva website, and automatically downloads and sets a new wallpaper each day from the website’s database. You can configure Kuvva to daily change the desktop background, as well as the background of your Twitter account. Details to follow after the jump. Read More

TweetyPop: An Intuitive, Beautiful Twitter Client For The iPad

There are a lot of people who start their day by going through their Twitter timeline, but after a while, you might get bored of the same, old interface presented by the micro-blogging service. It’s always nice to have something new added to your every day life, and TweetyPop does just that, by giving you a completely revamped Twitter experience. iPad has a reputation of having beautifully laid-out apps, and TweetyPop is certainly one of them. It is a Twitter client that completely renews your Twitter timeline, and using it, you can view tweets on your account in an attractive and fluid way. Read More

Plan Your Dream Holiday With Tripomatic [Web]

Want to plan your dream holiday without wasting time searching for things to do, or places to visit? Tripomatic, a web application, is a planning resource that locates all the major tourist attractions throughout the world, and lets you organize trips with only a few simple clicks. This tool comes with a large number of worldwide destinations, along with detailed maps. With it, you can discover new places and activates to do there. It lets you assemble an itinerary, and once you're done, you can print, share, download or embed the entire plan for your trip. Trips other users create can also be accessed from the homepage, which you can simply download or print. The service is free, and you can log in with your Facebook account. Read More

AppTweeter: Tweet Any App From iOS App Store Client [Cydia]

With over half a million apps crowding the iOS App Store, it can be difficult to distinguish between trash and something really useful. Each time you come across an app which can prove to be beneficial for people you know, your first response is to tell your friends about it. This can be done using the Tell a Friend button on the app’s official description page in the App Store. However, that sharing button is pretty limited in functionality, and you can just send an email through it by default. AppTweeter is a Cydia tweak that allows users to share an app over Twitter, using the same Tell a Friend button. Read More