Instagram update adds new filter and deeper Facebook integration

Today Instagram is in the news again, only this time regarding updates to their popular mobile apps instead of privacy and terms of service changes. Today the folks from Instagram updated their app with multiple changes, as well as deeper Facebook integration. Which makes sense given that Facebook now owns the artsy app. More details after the break.

AT&T lights up 4G LTE in an additional 10 markets

AT&T has announced the latest expansion to their 4G LTE network. And while they have yet to outpace Verizon, they are making nice progress and currently have more than 130 markets covered across the country. Of course, AT&T blurs the line of 4G here and tout themselves as having the "nation’s largest 4G network."

Acer V350 leak shows Jelly Bean and a 720p display

In addition to the leaks surrounding the V360 smartphone, it looks like another Acer is prepping another device for 2013. This latest is the Acer V350 and the details that we have seen thus far have arrived by way of GLBenchmark. The details include some specs and as of this point in time, we would expect Acer to offer an official announcement either during CES or at Mobile World Congress.

Sony Yuga expected to come available as the Xperia Z

It looks like the Sony Yuga has gotten a name. According to the latest details, the Sony Yuga will be launching as the Sony Xperia Z. And in addition to the Xperia Z name, this latest round of leaks also includes some details about the specs and the handset in general. Of course, like any leak, we caution that things may change before an official announcement.

Android Community Nightly: December 20th, 2012

Welcome to another quick edition of the Android Community Nightly. In what could very well be the last one ever (if the world does indeed end) we'll start off with some fun news from Google, then dig into everything that mattered to us today. Google's letting you send greetings via a personal call to friends from Santa, so give it a try.