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Instagram for Android Review

Instagram for Android Review

Today the folks responsible for one of the most popular social photography apps in the world, Instagram, have brought that entertainment to Android - and here we're going to review it! What you'll find is that this app is extremely similar to the iOS version, it having the ability to snap photos, edit them in brief, and send them out to several social networks. This Android version is said to be superior to the iOS version in several ways by its developers - let's see if they're right!

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Instagram for Android released

Instagram for Android released

Instagram for Android has been released, bringing the wildly popular photo filter app to Google's platform after it swept iOS devices. A free download, Instagram for Android brings numerous custom filters and boarders to your smartphone photography, as well as making sharing with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare far more straightforward.

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Hipstamatic partners with Instagram for photo sharing

Hipstamatic partners with Instagram for photo sharing

Instagram so far haven't allowed any third parties to tap into their service, but  that’s all set to change today. Right now if you want to post a picture to the Instagram photo sharing network, you have to use the official iPhone app, and there’s no way to import photos from Facebook or Google+, for example. Coming today, though, Instagram will announce that Hipstamatic photos will be able to take advantage of their API and push photos to their closed network.

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Google+ should’ve squashed Instagram for Android (but it hasn’t)

Google+ should’ve squashed Instagram for Android (but it hasn’t)

News that Instagram for Android is in private beta and will be launching imminently is great for filter-obsessed photographers, but it's another slap to the face for Google's Google+ team which could - if it had got its act together - have cut Instagram off before it had even arrived. The camera app already has over 27m users and Facebook-style levels of engagement in its iPhone version, according to Instagram's co-creators, with its sharing abilities and convenience both cited as key factors in that appeal. Thing is, Google+ was on the way to tick both those boxes, until Google's teams apparently got distracted.

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Instagram for Android coming “very soon”

Instagram for Android coming “very soon”

Photo-sharing app Instagram for Android, the version of the wildly popular iPhone app for devices running Google's smartphone platform, is currently in testing for imminent release, the company has confirmed. The long-anticipated Android version of the app comes as Instagram confirms it already has over 27m registered users, TechCrunch reports, with "Facebook-level engagement" said to be the usage pattern. Still, according to co-founder Kevin Systrom, iPhone Instagram users may find themselves jealous of the version their Android cousins get to play with.

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Instagram could hit Windows Phone before Android

Instagram could hit Windows Phone before Android

If you are an iPhone user, you have probably heard of Instagram and many of you will have used it before. The app was named the top app of the year by Apple and has 15 million users right now. You can bet there are many users on to her smartphone brands that are looking for the app to hit their preferred OS.

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Instagram app for Android confirmed

Instagram app for Android confirmed

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom finally confirmed at the LeWeb conference today that the Android port of the massively popular photo-sharing app on the iPhone was coming soon. Systrom told LeWeb attendees that the photo sharing app had two engineers onboard to accomplish the task. Though currently, there isn't a set release date for when the Android app would be finished, the popularity of Instagram on the iOS platform has spawned a number of photo-sharing app clones on Android, and it'd do Instagram good for them to release as soon as possible.

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Instagram 2.0 brings high-res photos, live filters

Instagram 2.0 brings high-res photos, live filters

The immensely popular photo filtering and sharing app called Instagram has gotten an update today to version 2.0. This update brings two major improvements, one being the ability to process higher-resolution images and the second being a live filter feature that lets you preview an effect as you're composing a shot.

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Instagram Hits 150 Million Photos

Instagram Hits 150 Million Photos

The photo sharing app phenomenon that is Instagram has announced today a new milestone. Posting to its blog, the company revealed that it is now hosting over 150 million photos. This is quite an amazing feat, considering the company launched just nine months ago and is exclusive to the iOS platform.

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