Consumer handsets get real-time Twitter with iSkoot
iSkoot sounds pretty cute, and you’ll be pleased to know that this mobile software pioneer won’t be releasing applications meant for the iPhone platform only, as it has offered a bunch of groundbreaking mobile Internet calling solutions in the past with bigger news today – additional support for the popular Twitter community to its innovative Kalaida mobile services platform, letting users deliver real-time Internet functionality to virtually all handsets sold in this day and age. Twittering can be a pretty bad habit if you’re the type who loves broadcasting to the world of your every movement and action, and could border on the obsessive. I think there might actually be a Twitterers Anonymous group starting in no time if folks continue to look inward.
Twitter has grown to be one of the fastest growing social networks in the world with its rapid updates and “micro-blogging” format, so you can be sure that something like iSkoot will definitely be huge if it offers even greater ease of use. iSkoot’s Kalaida platform will concentrate processing in the network, letting users’ phones connect to Twitter and other communications tools the way PCs do: simultaneously and in real time. All you need to do is sign in once and it will kickstart all services in order to keep the experience simple without being a drain on phone resources and battery life.
The Kalaida platform also features a host of other services such as full-time, real-time connection to social networks, personal e-mail, instant messaging, and leading news, sports, and entertainment feeds. Users will be able to take advantage of Kalaida to receive a full spectrum of Internet services to a single live screen on the handset, doing away with the need for users to open a browser or application to access one service at a time. These services will be delivered over all data connections, so it isn’t compulsory to have a 3G connection although it would be nice to do so.