Twitter for BlackBerry Version 2.0 Beta Gets Update - Flip Flops on UI


RIM has announced that Twitter for BlackBerry version 2.0 beta has been updated in the Beta Zone. What’s strange is why RIM has both the Beta Zone and the Test Center. You would think that users could simply grab the beta from the Test Center, rather than have to log in via the Beta Zone where only certain members get access. The former is much easier as an end user. In the latest version, the Twitter developers seem to be going back and forth a lot on the UI. This time they’ve changed the color scheme and added “My Profile” to the nav bar, when it was previously taken out. Other changes include:

  • Color Refresh – featuring a lighter color scheme
  • Compose a Tweet - the Tweet composer is “hidden” from the Home timeline but accessible from the new Compose Tweet bar located below the navigation bar
  • Trending Topics with local trends support - a Trending Topics icon has been added to the nav bar and now includes local trends support
  • My Profile - Now users can access their profile quickly and easily from the nav bar (or the Menu)
  • Performance Enhancements to improve the overall usability of the app

Download the app in BlackBerry Beta Zone and read more about it on Inside BlackBerry.