We've tried several different programs for keeping up with Twitter, and we typically find ourselves giving up on them and simply using Twitter's Web site. So many of the available Twitter clients are cumbersome and resource-hogging, and they tend to be more irritating than helpful. Echofon for Firefox (Windows), however, is a Twitter application of a different kind; this ingenious Firefox add-on keeps Twitter at your fingertips, but out of your way.
When the program is running, a small icon appears in the Firefox status bar. A number next to the icon lets users know how many unread … Read more