Yesterday, most of the tech blogs (and, indeed, Twitter itself) came over all giddy at the release of TweetBot, a new, full-featured Twitter client for the iPhone that many pundits are suggesting is the first legitimate challenge to Twitter’s official app, Twitter for iPhone.

Billed as a ‘Twitter client with personality’, TweetBot is certainly nice to look at, and comes with a number of innovative features, but is it really as good as Twitter’s product?

Short answer: not quite, but assuming that they don’t fall foul of Twitter’s wrath, TweetBot could very well be the client of choice in versions to come.

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