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Carbon for Android makes Twitter look good (pictures)

We take a look at Carbon, one of the most visually stunning Twitter clients we've seen for Android.

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Jaymar Cabebe

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Less is more

With its clean lines and minimalist design, Carbon is one of the best-looking Twitter clients we've seen on Android.
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An extra toolbelt

Hit the menu key at the bottom to bring up the extra sidebar of navigation tools. From here you can access things like trends, search, and lists.
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It's all in the details.

A nifty animation zooms in on and rotates a tweet as you view the conversation around it. Details like this add to the overall polished feel of Carbon.
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What's trending on Twitter

See what's trending on Twitter around the globe.
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List support

Via the pop-out menu on the right side of the screen, you can access your Twitter lists. A drop-down menu lets you switch among them.
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I spy a red flag

Unfortunately, Carbon can only refresh your timeline every 15 minutes. This might be a deal breaker for some power users who want updates more frequently.
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What was her name again?

Conveniently, Carbon can auto-complete usernames. This is a feature that competitor Falcon Pro is sorely missing.
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Profile

Carbon even lets you edit your Twitter profile, something that many other clients don't do.

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