• Alert Thingy Looks To Be All-In-One Social Desktop Tool

    For those nuts out there like us that use just about every social website there is, the upcoming version 2 of Alert Thingy’s AIR desktop application may be just what you need. The current version of the service supports Twitter, Flickr and Friendfeed. But version 2, which will be released this month, adds support for Digg, YouTube, Facebook, Jaiku, Pownce and Tumblr as well. Creator… Read More

  • MySocial 24×7 Launches FriendFeed/ Twitter AIR App

    MySocial 24×7, a Friend Feed/ Twitter Firefox sidebar Michael wrote about in April has launched an Adobe AIR application. Like the Firefox sidebar, the AIR app allows users to filter the view by type of data, comment or bookmark any entry, and users can also reply via Twitter. The big selling point for the new app is an inbuilt movie/picture viewer, allowing users to view content without… Read More

  • Alert Thingy 1.3 Released: Single User Interface For Twitter And FriendFeed

    Note: Unless you are a Twitter and/or FriendFeed addict, this post isn’t for you. Twitter/FriendFeed desktop client Alert Thingy just released version 1.3 of the software. It is now a fully functioning client for both services (reading and writing). They’ve also added an easy Flickr uploader – just drag a photo into the application and upload it to Flickr. The thing I like… Read More

  • The Twitter/FriendFeed Desktop Client Arms Race Continues

    A lot of people are addicted to Twitter (microblogging), and a lot of people are addicted to FriendFeed (friends’ activity streams). While both are web services, each offers an API that lets third parties build on top of them, including desktop applications. Twhirl, recently acquired by Seesmic, has emerged as the leading desktop client for Twitter, and Alert Thingy launched days ago on… Read More

  • Look Out Twhirl, Alert Thingy Adds Twitter Support

    Alert Thingy, the FriendFeed desktop application that launched just three days ago, just launched v 1.2 of the service, with Twitter support. In addition to viewing FriendFeed data streams and posting directly to FriendFeed, users can now also post directly to their Twitter account as well. Users cannot directly view Twitter streams through AlertThingy, although they can get that information… Read More

  • AlertThingy, The FriendFeed Desktop Application, Launches

    AlertThingy, the Adobe AIR desktop application for FriendFeed that we previewed last month, has just launched. It is one of the first applications built on the new FriendFeed API. The application allows users to see the data stream from people they follow on FriendFeed, and post new messages directly to the service. Users can also comment on posted items, and bookmark them. And possibly the… Read More

  • Adobe AIR Desktop App For FriendFeed Coming

    FriendFeed released their API just a few days ago, but third party developers are already scrambling to build on top of the service. We just heard that Howard/Baines will be releasing an Adobe AIR application for FriendFeed in the next week or so. So far all we have is the screen shot and a confirmation from Baines that his team is working on it. The application will be called Alert Thingy… Read More