By Kevin Purdy

Lifehacker.com

(MCT)

TweetDeck, the Twitter client that helps cut through social noise, has unleashed a clever version of its popular multi-column app for iPhones, as well as made it easy to synchronize columns and work with multiple Twitter accounts.

The column synchronization is a smart move, considering many fans of TweetDeck’s increasingly popular desktop client are likely to try out the iPhone and iPod touch version and not want to have to add in all their columns again. The desktop versions don’t seem to synchronize all your actual app settings, though, so our previously posted migration tip is worth checking out (http://lifehacker.com/5224587/migrate-tweetdeck-settings-to-another-pc).

As for the client updates themselves, well, TweetDeck as run on Adobe AIR hasn’t changed all that much, other than allowing for controlling multiple Twitter accounts, which power users will love and may migrate over for. The iPhone app does a great job of recreating the multi-column control of TweetDeck through sliding tabs, and offers most of the functionality for reading and posting that other popular apps like Seesmic (www.seesmic.com) and TwitterFon (http://twitterfon.net). Most importantly, it does what its desktop counterparts does – sifts and sorts through all kinds of noise to let you get at your replies, messages, and most relevant search terms quickly.

TweetDeck (http://tweetdeck.com/beta) is a free download for iPhones and iPod touch models through the App Store, and via the Adobe AIR platform on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems.


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