This day was bound to come sooner or later, and finally, it has arrived. You no longer have to pull out your iPhone when you’re at work if you want to check your Instagram feed to see all your friend’s latest pictures. You can do it all on the web.
When you go to your Instagram.com page and sign in you’ll now see all the photos that would appear in your stream like it would if you were using a smartphone.
Christmas is nearly here, and with it comes the snapping of a million never-to-be shared photos. So, instead of promising your friends and family that you’ll e-mail pictures, or trying to teach your mom how to use shared Photo Streams, or dicking around with SD cards and sneakernet, why not just make some good, old-fashioned prints?
And don’t worry – you won’t have to touch a computer.
Nik Software, which was acquired by Google back in September, has brought its award-winning photo editing app to Android. Snapseed is available to download now from Google Play, offering all kinds of awesome filters and effects that will transform your otherwise dull photos into a work of art. What’s more, it’ll do it without charging you a penny.
If you happen to own a LUMIX DMC-FX90, you might be interested to know Panasonic has dropped an app into both the Play and App Store to allow users to view and control certain aspects of their camera remotely. The LUMIX remote allows your Live View screen to be displayed on your smartphone. As long as you perform a firmware update to your FX90, the LUMIX remote app will provide you with:
The Instagram phenomenon continues to captivate mobile users across the globe and now generates over 5 million new users a week, according to its API. Those are absolutely amazing numbers for the once iOS exclusive photography sharing app that now boasts over 50 million total users thanks to its recent launch on Android. With numbers like this, it’s no wonder Facebook reached deep in their pockets to snatch them up.
Scalado is an industry leader when it comes to imaging technology and you may remember the fancy software they were showing off at Mobile World Congress 2012. While they continue to entice OEMs to include their tech directly into devices, they’ve also been kind enough to release their first app onto the Google Play Store. Today Scalado released their Scalado Album app which is essentially an image gallery app on steroids.
It’s been a busy day for photo sharing community 500px. They managed to launch a major update to their iPad app as well as release their first ever Android app. While Instagram is all the rage these days and has amateur mobile photographers giddy inside, 500px is a photo community built around passionate photographers and enthusiasts who discover, publish, share, buy and sell thousands of photographs every day. You won’t be snapping pictures with this app but you have the opportunity to:
The billion dollar app has received yet another update. This time around, InstFaceagram has improved its support for Tegra 3 devices, fixed a few bugs, and increased device support for Instagram built-in camera and filters, including the new HTC One X. I’m not going to lie, I’m surprised they’re still pushing out updates this quickly — you know, being billionaires and all.
Instagram has rolled out another update to its 3 day old Android app and this time it will be “the most amazing Android app you’ll ever see.” Joking aside, I’m all for quick updates, new features, and bug fixes. This latest update brings support to WiFi handsets, and for all you weirdos out there taking photos with your gigantic tablets, you too now have official Instagram support. Other features and fixes include:
Whether or not you’re a fan of Instagram, there’s no denying its popularity. Its release on Android was quite the spectacle and although it’s been downloaded more than a million times, it hasn’t been without its problems. Thankfully the Instagram team has been hard at work ironing out all the bugs. In fact, their first update to the app came the very same day of the release. Now that’s a timely update. Here we are now on day 3 and Instagram has pushed out yet another update in order to take care of a few more issues users are experiencing with the app. This latest update takes care of: