Talon for Twitter

Talon for Twitter


(5 stars)


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10,000 - 50,000 downloads

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Get fully immersed in your Twitter with this beautiful, feature PACKED Twitter client with a design that actually makes sense!

Created with Android 4.4 (KitKat) in mind. Includes full screen (translucent) layouts, stunning animations and more! Of course that doesn't mean earlier versions of android get left out! The only thing that wasn't able to be recreated in Android 4.3 and below was the transparent navigation and status bars... Sorry! It just isn't possible :(

Beautiful, up-to-date layouts, designs, and neat animations isn't the only thing Talon has going for it though! The list of features is enormous as well, doing everything you could ever want from a Twitter app right off the bat. Even though it is new, I have added every single major and minor Twitter feature that I think is absolutely essential plus a ton that most people wouldn't even think of. Here is a pretty comprehensive list of its features:

Twitter features:
- Live streaming support
- Support for 2 accounts
- View your timelines (main, mentions, direct messages, links, and pictures)
- Favorite users
- Update your profile picture, banner, location, and user description
- block, follow, and add users to lists
- Attach locations to your tweets
- And the list goes on :)

Customization features:
- Extremely powerful developer theme engine (https://github.com/klinker24/talon_theme)
- Choose between either "Talon" or "Hangouts" layouts
- Choose from 3 beautiful base themes (light, dark, and pitch black)
- Custom text sizes
- Night mode
- Auto-Refresh options
- Custom notification settings
- And many other goodies in there as well!

App Features:
- "Talon Pull" to be always listening for tweets/interactions
- Expandable, actionable, and dynamic notification system
- Full app popup
- Full emoji support
- View in-line Twitter and Instagram pictures
- View in-line YouTube thumbnails
- Native YouTube player
- In-app browser
- Complete landscape and tablet modes
- Advance to new pages in a "windowed" viewing mode
- Never leave your timeline with in-line replies, favorites, and retweets
- Hiding action bar
- "Do not disturb" mode
- Widget for main timeline
- DashClock Extension
- Google style pull to refresh for quick refreshing

You will never go back to your old Twitter client again!

Enjoy Talon and don't hesitate to contact me with questions, requests, or bugs! The best way would be either through email or get involved on the Google+ page.


Contact me (Luke Klinker):
Email: support@klinkerapps.com
My Twitter: @lukeklinker
Talon's Twitter: @TalonAndroid
Google+ Beta Page: http://goo.gl/KCXlZk

Here are two different emoji plugins for you to choose from, choose whichever suits you best, install it and never worry about it again!
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klinker.android.emoji_keyboard_trial
iOS 7: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klinker.android.emoji_keyboard_trial_ios

Permissions Explained:
- Write to Storage: Saves pictures to your SD card and writes them into the cache.
- Read from Storage: Used when backing up settings.
- Location: Used for trends and attaching locations to tweets.
- Network Communication: Obviously have to be able to interact with Twitter ;)
- Network State: Used so the user can toggle background sync to only over WiFi.
- Run at Startup: Re-schedules the background refreshes.
- Keep Awake: Used for background refreshes and waking the screen.
- Vibrate: Used for the notifications.

Future of Talon:
When Google releases their L version of Android, there will be a paid version of Talon specific to that version of Android. To learn more about it, visit this post: http://goo.gl/7FokIB

- Jacob Klinker: to many things to list! Tons of ideas, support, and inspiration
- Aaron Klinker: Icon Design
- JRW: Naming
- Other open-source libraries and resources used can be found under the 'Get Help' section in settings.

Tags: talon premium for twitter, twitter talon.

Recently changed in this version

- View your timeline on your Android Wear device
- Long click links, user handles, and hashtags for more options
- Notification when rate limits are reached on the home timeline
- Shows whether you follow the user or not when viewing your own followers list
- Much better FAQ section and "Help/Feedback" option added to the overflow menu
- Workaround for Twitter's webpage going missing when logging into your second account
- Some reported bug fixes

- Bug fixes
- translations

Comments and ratings for Talon for Twitter
  • (72 stars)

    by Lucy Firman on 09/10/2014

    Since the problem with adding second accounts was fixed, this app has been perfect. Probably the best twitter client for android :)

  • (72 stars)

    by Angad A on 09/10/2014

    Latest update ruined the app. So much lag, even crashing sometimes.

  • (72 stars)

    by Sherlyn Talactac on 09/10/2014

    Best third party Twitter client

  • (72 stars)

    by Mateo Delgado on 09/10/2014

    I, like most others on the search for the best Twitter client for Android, narrowed down the choices to Talon and Fenix. As an owner of both applications, the limitless UI customizations and smooth, snappy feel of Talon gives it the edge.

  • (72 stars)

    by Jarrod Mochnick on 09/10/2014

    Love the app. New update has android wear support. I'm really glad the support is there but the usability of it is kinda pointless but its cool none the less I suppose. For talon for wear, if a pic is attached, maybe swipe to see pic, then second swipe brings settings. Or have options to retweet, favorite, etc. Also, when I view pictures in landscape mode, they are oddly zoomed in and not showing

  • (72 stars)

    by sarrafq8 Saleh T S Alsarraf on 08/10/2014

    Best app for twitter

  • (72 stars)

    by Dan Lynch on 08/10/2014

    This is the ONLY twitter client to have. Absolutely

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