At last week's IFA Conference in Berlin, Germany, Samsung showed off a tablet-optimized version of the official Twitter app while talking up all the features the the 2014 Edition Note 10.1 has to offer. Of course, at the time we weren't sure if this was just a mockup or screenshot mishap on Samsung's part (it does look exactly like the iPad's version of the app, after all), but it now appears that it's indeed the real deal. German Android site AndroidNext has gotten its hands on a leaked copy of the apk, which seems to be fully-functioning.
A couple of caveats to be aware of if you plan on installing this, however:
- It installs over the existing Twitter app, so you may need to clear data to get it working properly.
Hold on to your hats, boys and girls – things are about to get real. Since the dawn of time, we've been asking – nay, demanding – an official Twitter app with tablet optimizations. Just when we thought our pleas were going unheard, Samsung unintentionally showed us what's up during its Unpacked event today at IFA.
I present to you, a quick look at Twitter's tablet-optimized interface:
During the event, they even referred to it as "the redesigned Twitter app" while discussing all the nifty things Samsung has packed into the Note 10.1 2014 Edition. Unfortunately, the video is now private (possibly due to this leak?), so we can't reference the exact timeframe; but as you can clearly see, that is not the same Twitter app we have now. Read More