When comparing Twidere vs Tweet Lanes, the Slant community recommends Twidere for most people. In the question“What are the best Twitter clients for Android?” Twidere is ranked 6th while Tweet Lanes is ranked 12th.
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Pro Modern UI
Pro Free software/open source
The source code is available under the GPLv3.
Pro Very customizable
The user can add and arrange his/her own tabs with specific views and filters.
Pro Supports custom API
It supports API customization, so you don't need to worry about API limits at all.
Pro Works as expected
Pro Handles Mastodon, Fanfou and StatusNet too
You need only one app to read Twitter and Mastodon.
Pro Customizable lanes
You can change what you want shown when swiping left or right - your profile, your tweets, retweets of you, timeline, @mentions, direct messages, who you're following, your followers and favorites. There is no way to set the order of lanes.
Pro Context sensitive tweet box
Tweet box at the bottom of the app by default will send out a simple tweet. Long-pressing a tweet in the timeline will change that to an @reply, long-pressing another user will add him to the conversation as well.
Pro Volume scroll
You can use the volume buttons to go up or down one tweets in addition to typical swiping up and down.
Pro Feed filter
You can hide replies and hide retweets.
Pro Multiple account support
Allows for easy switching between different Twitter accounts.
Pro Open source
Tweet Lanes developer Chris Lacey has stopped active development of the app, but has open-sources his work.
Pro Easy page sharing
Sharing a page with Tweet Lanes captures the title of the page alongside the link as opposed to just the link as is common, making the the sharing process even more straightforward.
Pro Image viewer
Tweet Lanes will show a thumbnail preview in the timeline; clicking it will expand it to full view within the app.
Pro Native & non-native retweets
You can do standard Twitter retweet as well as quote and via retweets.
Has light and dark Holo themes.
Con No notifications yet
The developer is currently busy developing another app, but promises to implement notifications as soon as the other project goes into open beta.