MySocial 24x7 launches Twhirl, Alert Thingy competitor
Because it wasn't hard enough trying to decide which Adobe AIR-based desktop Twitter/FriendFeed client to use, MySocial 24x7 had to go and complicate things by releasing their own desktop client. MySocial 24x7 started out as a Firefox sidebar add-on, but if you value your screen real estate, standalone applications are the way to go.
The desktop client lets you track and engage in Twitter and FriendFeed conversations without a web browser. One thing that sets MySocial 24x7 apart from other desktop clients like Twhirl and Alert Thingy is the integrated browser that lets you view pictures and videos without launching a web browser.
The interface is clean and easy to use. But it's not very customizable. If you want to see detailed user information, or send direct Twitter messages, MySocial 24x7 might not be the desktop client for you. We also had a hard time getting the client to connect to our Twitter and FriendFeed accounts, but it did a great job of tracking public timelines.