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Handmark Unveils New, Feature-Rich Twitter Application for BlackBerry Smartphones
KANSAS CITY, MO USA and LONDON, UK – (20 July 2009) – Handmark®, a leading developer and distributor of mobile content, today released TweetCaster, a new free Twitter application available exclusively for BlackBerry® smartphone customers.
TweetCaster delivers an elegant mobile experience that makes using Twitter on a BlackBerry smartphone fast, easy, and fun. With TweetCaster, a user is only a click away from a simple, yet comprehensive Twitter experience offering nearly twice the number of features as alternative BlackBerry smartphone or mobile web-based solutions.
In addition to all the standard capabilities needed to enjoy a complete mobile Twitter experience, TweetCaster offers:
- Ability to toggle between multiple accounts
- URL shortening
- Picture sharing
- One-step @reply and retweet capabilities
- GPS locator to find Twitter friends near you
- Real-time trending topics list
TweetCaster is currently the only Twitter application for BlackBerry smartphones offering the ability to toggle between multiple accounts.
“Handmark continues to enable people to enjoy the best connected applications from their mobile phones,” said Evan Conway, executive vice president of Marketing at Handmark. “TweetCaster delivers a fantastic experience for Twitter users looking to fully extend their experience to their BlackBerry smartphone.”
TweetCaster is immediately available for BlackBerry smartphones with a trackball and the BlackBerry Storm™ smartphone*.
Handmark is offering TweetCaster for free in exchange for a “tweet” about the application at http://tinyurl.com/TweetCaster. A short video demo of the free application is also available at http://www.handmarkvideos.com/tweetcaster/.
Handmark offers a wide range of other games, applications, news services, ringtones, themes and more for BlackBerry smartphones. To learn more, visit www.handmark.com.
*BlackBerry smartphones running OS 4.3 and above are preferred.
Handmark delivers an engaging, personalized experience for your mobile phone with the industry’s best games, applications, news services, ringtones, themes and more to help make your phone your own. As one of the leading developers and distributors of mobile content and storefronts for more than 10 years, the company has established itself as one of the premier destinations for top-quality mobile content, as well as a trusted mobile development partner.
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