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March 27, 2015

Telescope – Windows Phone app gives you access to Twitter’s Periscope

Telescope_Logo_300The official app from Twitter is currently only available for iOS, but the company has noted that an Android version is on the way. This leaves Windows Phone in the dark, but the developer community has decided to strike back with this unofficial app, now available before Twitter makes headway on their Android offering.

The only problem with Telescope is that the app itself is fairly limited for the time being. The developer (Gateway Apps) plans to roll out updates to add new features, but for now you’ll be able to sign up, follow users, and view broadcasts. Here’s a quick list of planned features:

Telescope for Periscope is the first Windows Phone app to provide access to Twitter’s new Periscope service!

Right now you can sign up, follow users, and view broadcasts!
Coming soon:
Search for users
Edit your settings
Profile view!
Hearts and Messages!
Fixed a bug that would cause it to crash while viewing videos.

Give it a go and let us know your thoughts.

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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