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TouchWiz bloat is sticking around. Photo: Samsung

TouchWiz bloat is sticking around. Photo: Samsung

Samsung made many big changes for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge — not only to deliver brand new designs made from premium materials, but also to give adopters a better user experience. But has Samsung really scaled back its bloatware in TouchWiz?

According to the reports it has, but in reality, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge come with just as much bloatware as the Samsung devices that came before them. In fact, they have more pre-installed apps than the Galaxy Note 4.

Instagram for Android is now available in beta form. Photo: Instragram

Instagram for Android is now available in beta form. Photo: Instragram

Love sharing your snaps and getting your hands on new software before its public release? Then you’re definitely going to want to sign up for Instagram’s new beta testing program on Android, which lets you try out upcoming features long before they hit Google Play.

You can now rearrange your Instagram filters to make your favorite easier to find. Screenshots: Instagram

You can now rearrange your Instagram filters to make your favorite easier to find. Screenshots: Instagram

Instagram is today rolling out new updates on Android and iOS that bring an updated design, new features, and five new filters that Instagram says are its best yet. Inspired by the global community, the new filter set is the first Instagram has added in two years, and it’s designed to compliment the capabilities of modern smartphone cameras.

Image: Instagram/Hyperlapse

Image: Instagram/Hyperlapse

Instagram today brought added more features to its new Hyperlapse app for iOS, less than a month after it made its App Store debut. And yet, an Android version is still nowhere to be seen. It’s not that Instagram doesn’t want to bring Hyperlapse to Google Play, however — it’s that Android doesn’t currently offer the APIs it requires.

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You no longer have to buy an HTC handset to get your hands on HTC apps and services. The Taiwanese company is opening up its software to third-party Android devices, starting with Zoe, a video sharing platform that hopes to compete with the likes of Instagram and Vine.

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