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January 2, 2014

Carbon Release New Twitter app Receives a More Minimalist Look with New Logo

Carbon_MAIN2Carbon has released version 2.0.8 of the popular Twitter client, nearly a year since it landed on Google Play Store. With a new minimalist design, which itself saves on battery power is now coupled with a new visual theme. Carbon is ready to get back on track as one of the top contenders in the Twitter space.



All-new Carbon v2.0.8 with a new design and experience. Carbon experience for Android Smartphones. No Tablet support yet. Simple, Dark, and a dash of elegance for your Twitter day-to-day pleasure.

Carbon is a Twitter client, but unlike other Twitter clients. All of your Twitter content on one screen. A screen that doesn’t get you drilling down to many other screens to reach to what you want. Timelines, Lists, Favourites, Searches, Trends, Profiles, all there.

– Fresh new Design & Interface
– Brand new Timeline design & aesthetics
– Swipe-able Timeline, @Mentions, and Messages on Home.
– Quick Timeline, one Timeline for Searches, List, Favourites on your Home screen.
– Don’t Disturb Mode
– Oxide Mode for Grayscale Timeline experience
– Power Scroll: Scroll/Swipe up or down using Two fingers to jump to top or bottom of Timelines
– Tweet Quick Actions
– Configure Tweet Font Sizes
– Re-tweets Timeline
– In-App Browser
– In-App YouTube Player
– Vine Previews & Playback
– Rich Timelines with full inline images and videos
– Rich and elegant style for User Profiles
– Rich Conversation View
– Threaded Direct Messages
– Background updates with quick actions for Jelly Bean, per account
– Username Auto-complete
– Mutes/Filters for Hashtags, Users, and Keywords
– People Search
– Obviously Multi-account with simultaneous accounts tweets
– Profile Editor

In this major update, Carbon stays true to its basic concept, but it does show off a new look. Keeping its name, although gone is its iconic hawk icon replaced with a abstract and faceted logo that looks like an onyx stone. The Interface (UI) still has the markings of minimalism, with the app revolving around three main timelines, with an optional fourth for dumping anything into.

Carbon v2.0.8 also sneaks in some new features, like Do Not Disturb mode, support for Vine playback, and a redesigned home-screen widget. Carbon for Twitter v2.0.8 is now up on Google Play Store and is free for anyone to download and try out on the link below.


SOURCE: +Carbon for Android


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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini