Twitter for Mac 3 released with photo previews, updated design, more

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Shortly after launching its new Twitter update for iPhone earlier this week, Twitter for Mac 3 is out on the Mac App Store with a refreshed design and a set of new features.

Twitter for Mac now supports Twitter photo previews inline with the timeline. Clicking a preview displays the image at full resolution.

Twitter profiles now support cover photos on par with Twitter’s other apps. With its refreshed design also comes a new, centered icon and visual changes throughout the app. The icon brings its appearance in line with the Twitter-owned TweetDeck for Mac with minor differences.

While there was once a time when Twitter for Mac was presumed dead, it certainly seems alive and well which is reassuring for Mac users. Check out screen shots and the changelog below…
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Twitter Music app expected to be launched tomorrow (Update: Live)

Photo: wearehunted.com

Photo: wearehunted.com

Update: The service is live

Twitter Music, a new standalone iOS music-discovery app based on wearehunted.com, is expected to launch at the Coachella festival, most likely tomorrow, according to AllThingsD. Twitter acquired the music discovery service wearehunted.com last month.

The app integrates with third-party music apps and services like iTunes and SoundCloud to allow you to listen to clips of music it thinks you may like. Recommendations will be based on a number of different criteria, one of them the Twitter feeds you follow, the rest as yet unknown … Read more