Stephen Hackett's Hasty Review of the new Twitter iPhone app
After sharing a few UI-related impressions, Stephen concludes:
All in all, it’s clear to me that Twitter is trying to steer people toward areas of the service where things like promoted trends and stories can be seen easily. While that’s understandable, I really am not a fan of it taking up so much room in the iPhone app. With no way to re-arrange the default tabs across the bottom, I’m stuck with something I don’t want — Discovery — and am left with something I need — Direct Messages — too far away.
I deleted the official Twitter app from my iPhone right before the QuickBar was introduced last March, and fully embraced the Twitterrific experience, both on my iPhone and on my main Mac. On one hand, I grew progressively tired of the ‘features’ and quirks of the official Twitter apps; on the other, Twitterrific just kept getting better. I never regretted that decision and I’m sticking with Twitterrific.