Instagram’s pretty hefty upgrade for its official Android application started rolling out today. The update transports a plethora of new ‘creative tools,’ together with the usual multitude of additional bug fixes and speed optimizations.
Instagram addicts with a Sony SmartWatch 2 can now get comments and likes delivered directly to their wrists. Sony today released a new “Smart extension for Instagram” app that’s available for free from Google Play, and it provides instant Instagram alerts that you won’t need a smartphone to read.
When you buy a Samsung smartphone, you quickly discover that most of its internal storage is taken up by the TouchWiz operating system. That’s because it’s jam-packed with pre-installed apps and features that Samsung believes we all want — but how many of those apps actually get used?
Not many of them. According to data from Strategy Analytics, the average Galaxy smartphone user spends little time with Samsung’s own offerings, with the company’s most popular app getting just 3.9 minutes of use per month.
Flickr for Android is now even more beautiful thanks to a major new update that’s rolling out via Google Play today. In addition to its new design, the app has been completely rebuilt to make taking, editing, and uploading your photos even easier.
Instagram today updated its Android app to introduce a long-awaited design refresh, with “simplified” visuals that match those made available to iOS users last September. The update also brings performance improvements that promise to make the app noticeably faster than before.