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Twitter has unveiled a new version of its mobile app designed specifically for Android devices with larger screen - but for now only Samsung fondlers will be able to use it. The company announced the app on Thursday as an exclusive for owners of the 2014 edition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, saying it worked with the South …

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How much did Samsung pay for this?

Fragmenting a market in which the unique selling point is the ability of apps to run on devices from pretty much any manufacturer seems divisive at best - I wonder how much Samsung had to pay Twitter to do this? Is there any plausible technical reason that a particular Android app should not run on any device that meets the required specs (in particular screen size)?

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Re: How much did Samsung pay for this?

No reason, and you can already download the APK and install it on ANY Android tablet and it works just fine...

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Meh

Meh...

(i) Don't have a Twatter account - CHECK

(ii) Have perfectly servicable Nexus 7 - CHECK

Now, back to something worth giving a shit about...

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Meh

Re: Meh...

But you gave enough of a shit to comment...

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Do people still use the 'official' Twitter app?

Plume has been a far superior Twitter client for about three years now!

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