Tag Archives: Twitter

Adobe Air Applications Not Opening Links In Default Browser [Fix]

For quite some time I was facing a problem where applications particularly Tweetdeck (or any client) did not open the links in my default system browser () and opened the link in which was my earlier default browser.

Initially I tried to pinpoint the issue to Tweetdeck, but it seems like the issue is with Adobe Air itself.

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Free Twitter Themes

recently did a redesign just like us and with that, they added new themes you could use for your profile. But the themes are not what one would die for and are pretty much plain Jane.

If you are looking to add something better as your twitter background, Twitter Gallery offers a collection of Free Twitter Themes which you can use as your twitter background.

Related: Give A Personalized Look To Your Twitter Profile

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Get Alerts When Someone Stops Following You @Twitter With TwitterLess [Free Invites Giveaway]

Twitter has a option to notify you if someone follows you, but there is no such option to tell you who stop following you, this is quite annoying, since getting a notification when someone stops following you might be useful.

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TwitterLess is a service that keeps track of your followers, alerting you when one of your followers stops following you, just as simple as that. Once you start using twitterless, it will do the painful job of figuring out who stopped following you without you having to go through your follower list (a usual way of finding who stopped following you).

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FireStatus: Quick Status Updater for Facebook, Twitter and FriendFeed

There are several services that will allow you to update your status in multiple services like Facebook, Twitter and FriendFeed, but what if you want to do it from within Firefox without having to visit any website.

Must Read: Convert Firefox into a Social Networking Hub

FireStatus is a handy extension that will allow you to update the status of Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed simultaneously.

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Use Twitter To Get Things Done [Twitter GTD Tips]

Just came across a very interesting post by Amit Agarwal about getting things done with Twitter, there are various things you could do with it, including tracking your purchase delivery through UPS, adding events to your Google Calendar, translating text, use twitter as a notifier, use twitter as a alarm clock, using twitter for ego surfing, create a poll using twitter and more.

Phew lots of things even I did not now about twitter, by the way you can follow me on twitter or alternatively follow @techiebuzzer to get regular RSS updates from us as tweets to your account.

Twitter Guide: How To Do Things With Twitter

Get Autocomplete Suggestions While Replying or DMing a Friend in Twitter [Featured Firefox Extension]

(follow me or follow @techiebuzzer to get RSS delivered to Twitter) is a really addictive social networking service where you can update your status to a simple question What you are doing?and share it with your followers, there are times when conversations spark and you need to reply to things your followers ask you about.

If you are using the web interface to tweet your replies or direct message (DM) your follower, you may know how hard it is to keep typing those @folllowernames or D followername, over and over again.

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Twitter Ditches Fail Whale, They Are Chilling Now

Well though it’s not Friday Fun yet, guess twitter (follow me) has changed something, they are no longer fail whale, they are trying to chill these days. But I don’t blame them, with the winter already in, I guess everybody would be chilling, including me.

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Don’t forget to take a look at how we brought the fun back into twitter, when there was only fail whales all around, few months ago.

How To Send Direct Messages In Twitter To People Who Don’t Follow You? [Hacks And Mods]

Twitter does not allow users to send direct messages to people who do not follow you, though that may act as a deterrent to stop spamming, direct messages are much more better than sending a message via a reply.

Tech Spikes has a nice hack that will allow you to send a direct message to people who do not follow you in twitter.

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Twitter Redesigns, Adds Better Navigation, Ajax Updates and New Design Options

(follow me) is one of my favorite micro-blogging service, along with my tumblr blog. Logging into twitter today, I was surprised to see a new design in place, which really looked quite good.

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This update include several new and exciting features such as better navigation where the tabs have now been moved to the right hand side, making it easy for users to navigate through replies and direct messages. In addition to that you can also view your stats with a quick glance.

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Google Desktop Is Faster, VLC Media Player 0.9.2, Google Audio Indexing, Adobe Air For Linux, Google Android and More

Welcome to another episode of of the latest news, we could not cover individually. This week has been pretty exciting so far, with lots of interesting news from across several software companies.

Google Desktop 5.8 Now Much Faster and Stable

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We have been big fans of Google Desktop search, but had a few problems with performance at times. The Google Desktop team have been listening to our problems, and have released Google Desktop 5.8 which improves performance and makes it much faster and stable.

We have been running the latest version for few days, and definitely see a lot less memory and CPU resources being used. You can download the last Google Desktop to see for yourself.

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Get Weather Updates In Twitter With AccuWeather

Twitter has become a very useful tool for many people and has had much less problems for quite sometime now. AccuWeather one of the best sites to get weather updates has rolled out a new service, where users can view weather updates by following a twitter bot.

The updates are sent out twice a day at 7AM and 4PM, so you read your daily forecast from right within twitter.

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