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Twittelator Pro V 2.1 ships
Most Powerful & Versatile iPhone/Touch Twitter Client
Albuquerque April 10 2009 - Stone Design today released a free upgrade to its top-selling Twitter client Twittelator Pro. With an emphasis on usability, speed, elegance and user customization, Version 2 was redesigned from ground up for ease of use, aesthetics and stability. V2.1 just keeps the features coming. Twittelator Pro was chosen as Editor’s pick for best iPhone Twitter client by Mac|Life in May 2009 issue!

“The most salient feature of the twittersphere is the speed with which news both good and bad travel! Our customers were
overjoyed with V2.0, but with that joy came feature requests to make Twittelator Pro even better,” said Stone Design CEO Andrew Stone, @twittelator. “We immediately fixed the problems people found, but also had an opportunity to add major new functionality, including the ability to instantly save all the tweets for later reading, even offline.”

Features new to Version 2.1 include:

• One-tap shrink tweet and links during compose
• One-tap reply
• Large Font option
• Save any set or all tweets and read them later
• Option to see a user’s replies from Details
• Support for for MobyPicture as 4th photo service
• Option to upload photos to alternate service should one fail
• Automatically learns #tags you use for instant insertion later
• Option to copy link to tweet (for shorter re-tweeting)
• Choose from 3 re-tweet styles, including “via”
• Choose from 5 link shortening services
• Choose your Auto-refresh interval
• Option to just show screen names
• Option to turn off connection warnings
• Raven and Dove themes much richer

Features added last month to Version 2 include:

• Beautiful new User Interface:
         • complete tweet design makeover
         • themes for night, daylight and indoor
         • configure your top categories on TabBar
         • badges show number of new tweets in each category
• Much faster:
         • scroll speed greatly increased
         • refreshes must faster
• Wide tweet composing window (turn for landscape)
• See anyone's avatar full screen
• Upload photos to choice of 3 services: TwitPic, Pikchur or yfrog
• Shows yfrog, TwitPic, mobypic and Pikchur images right in tweet
• Shows and plays mp3’s
• Stock Portfolio list for instant stock searches
• Send links to Instapaper for later reading
• Email tweets
• Complete Help available in program

With many oher power features including multiple accounts, sub groups of friends, autorefresh, trending topics, conversations, nearby search for tweeters, see anyone’s favorites and last tweets, advanced and persistent searches, insty-tweet links from Safari, copy/paste/retweet, high-resolution photo uploads, auto double-tweeting of long tweets, and server access log, Twittelator Pro V2 has carefully packed the most features of any twitter client into a very usable and user-configurable layout.

“The positive feedback for Version 2 has sparked a month of creative development” remarked Stone Design’s CEO and lead computer scientist Andrew Stone. “Twittelator Pro was the #7 best-selling social networking iPhone app of 2008 and #2 for all Twitter clients. We are certain that Version 2.1 will push Twittelator Pro to its rightful spot at the top! If you enjoy the free Twittelator Lite, you’ll love Twittelator Pro V2”.
At just $4.99, Twittelator Pro is a great value with these features - bold means only in Pro and not in Lite:

        • Redesigned from ground up for usability for V2
        • 3 tweet themes to suit your mood:
                Gradient - for indoors
                Dove - for outdoors
                Raven - for night
        • Easy navigation from Tab Bar or More to anywhere
        • Configure items on Tab Bar to suit you
        • English, Español and Deutsche
        • Complete Help at your fingertips


       • You can have as many accounts as you like
       • Switch between accounts instantly
       • Optionally set your current location as place name
       • Optionally set your current location as lat/long
       • Use “Laconica” service too!
       • Create sub groups of special friends
                - don’t miss any important tweets

Writing Tweets:
        • Landscape mode for easy typing
        • Reply to any Tweet or Tweeter
        • Private message any Tweeter
        • Toggle Private/Reply with tap
        • Paste in links and text
        • Option to ReTweet
        • Choose from list of @friends for replying
        • @friends used are added to top of @friends list
        • Choose from list of #tags that you’ve used before
        • Shrink tweet before sending
        • Option to pre-shorten links to recover
                precious characters when sending tweet
                5 services to choose from
        • Add a map of your current location
        • Add a snapshot or library photo to your tweet
        • Post photo to your choice of:
       • Notified when photo uploads
        • Optionally use high resolution images
        • Option to turn off confirmation for experts
        • Character count always updated
        • 8 Dingbats panels to insert pictorial glyphs
                icons, zodiac, chess pieces, crosses,
                trigrams, arrows, greek, hebrew,
                Just swipe to move betwen panels
        • Auto splitting of tweets over 140 characters into two
        • Instant access to your friends for easy insertion
        • Confirmation on tweet so you don’t pre-tweet
        • Turn on or off capitalizing and auto-correction
                (two annoying features for tech people!)
        • add “twit://” before any link in Safari to start
                        a new Tweet with that link added to it!
        • Safari bookmarklet to load current page as tweet

Reading A Tweet:
        • Large readable font size option
        • Tap Time to instantly reply to tweeter
        • Large readable font size
        • Tap the tweeter’s name to:
                • Reply or Private message
                • Re-tweet
                • Email tweet
                • Copy tweet
                • Copy link
                • Copy Link to Tweet
                • Favorite tweet
                • Delete tweet (if yours)
                • Send link to Instapaper
        • Tweet sizes to fit length of text
        • See user’s real name and screen name
        • Photos appear inline in the tweet from:
                TwitPic, MobyPic, Yfrog & Pikchur
        • MP3 links have speaker button
        • Follow embedded web link right in Twittelator
        • Choose which link when more than one
        • Tap photo to drill into tweeter’s details
        • Investigate any referenced tweeter in a tweet
        • Load stock quote of $<SYMBOL>
        • Instant search on any #tag in tweet
        • Tap and hold tweet to add to Recents

Reading Tweets:
        • Select how many: 20, 50, 100, 150 or 200
        • Tap ‘bubble’ to see reply chain conversation
        • See just replies to you
        • See just direct messages to you
        • See just your tweets
        • See just your direct messages
        • Follow your friends
        • See everyone’s tweets
        • See any Tweeter’s tweets
        • See any Tweeter’s favorites
        • See Featured Tweeters
        • See the current Trending Topics
        • Page Down by double-tapping text of tweet
        • Tap top toolbar to Page Up
        • Tap top toolbar twice to scroll to top
        • Refresh on demand
        • Option to automatically retrieve new tweets
        • Set autorefresh interval to 2,3,5 or 10 minutes
        • Option to play sound on auto retrieve
        • Option to Refresh All tab bar groups on refresh

User Details:
        • Tap any picture to bring up User Details
        • If @name mentioned, choice of tweeter or @name
        • See their full screen version of their avatar
        • See their location and bio
        • Start or Stop following any tweeter
        • Option to enable notifications when you follow
        • Add person to your bookmarks
        • Visit their website right in Twittelator
        • See their latest tweets
        • See the last replies to them
        • See their favorites
        • Send them reply or private message
        • See how many friends and followers they have
        • See how many tweets they have made
        • See last tweet
        • See their friends
        • See their followers
        • Drill down into their friends
Searching Tweets:
        • Instant simple search
        • Search “Nearby” to find tweeters near you
        • Simple search mode (just enter words)
        • Advanced Search including:
                • All, Every, Not, Any
                • Reference, To, From, Hashtags
                * Since and Until Dates
                • Nearby your current location
                • Links and Questions
                • Positive/Negative Attitudes
        • Searches remembered automatically & persistently
        • Delete and reorder persistent searches
        • Quitting on search redoes search on launch
        • Double tap tweet with #tag searches on tag

Stock Tweets:
        • Search on any stock symbol, eg $APPL
        • Stock searches automatically saved
        • Build a portfolio to keep track of recent mentions

Saving Tweets:
        • Tap & hold 2 secs to save any set of tweets
        • Read tweets offline

        • Add any user to Bookmarks
        • Instant retrieval of their latest tweets

        • Tap/hold a tweet to add to Recents this session
        • Instant retrieval of their latest tweets

Trending Topics:
        • See what’s hot in twitterverse!
        • Updates each time you choose it

Log File:
        • see how many server accesses left this hour
        • read connection and failure log

        • Big Stone Phone provides free support for Pro users
        • We listen to your feature requests and bug reports!
Stone Design is a New Mexico based software corporation founded in 1984 by Andrew Stone which has shipped over 20 titles for Mac OS X and its parent operating system, the NeXT, in the last 20 years. Major applications include Create, a page layout and web authoring app, iMaginator for image processing and Videator for video effects and VJ’ing. In the past year, in conjunction with BigStonePhone, has added 6 iPhone applications to the collection: TalkingPics for field photography and audio recording, iGraffiti which lets you paint on photos and share them, Gesture which lets you turn photos into digital paintings and share them, Twittelator Pro, the most feature laced twitter client for the iPhone/Touch, Pulsar the free pyschedelic strobe light and now SoundBite. BigStonePhone is a collaboration between Stone and Jeff BIggus of, and Geoff Pado of Cocoatype on SoundBite and MobileMix.

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