Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Anyone using Peep for Twitter on their HTC phone? Not any more, you're not...

Just checked on my HTC Desire and this post is correct.

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HTC Peep cooked, served a l'orange by Twitter's new authentication scheme

It's been known for some time that Twitter would be moving away from basic authentication to OAuth for third-party apps; in fact, they'd already officially pushed back the drop-dead switchover date once to mid-August before finally pulling the plug this week. Be that as it may, it makes sense that a bunch of lesser-known, less-maintained apps would fall by the wayside once the old security mechanism got shut down -- but HTC's Peep? Really?Read more at