Instagram. I see very little value in low-resolution photos with minimal filters posted to an "exclusive" social network, when anyone can do the same with a smartphone and a free editor. That said, I'm glad to see the millions of Android users who were patiently waiting to get into Instagram finally have their patience rewarded. But one group of people isn't so thrilled to see Instagram's potential userbase grow by a couple hundred million: iPhone and other iOS users. And they've taken to Twitter en masse to whine about it. Aww, bless their poor little hipster hearts.
Temple Run for Android will finally and officially be available for phones and tablets starting tomorrow, March 27th in the Google Play Store, formerly known as the Android Market. As soon as I see it available I'll be sure and shout.
Temple Run (yes, yes, we know, put down your pitchforks) it's Instagram. The smash hit social photo sharing service is the choice of Twitterati, hipsters and housewives everywhere, but only for those whose devices have a shiny apple on the back. The publisher has been hinting that its Android app is close to release for months now, and has finally opened up a pre-registration page for excited Android users. Alas, there's still no word on when the app will actually become available.
analytics firm Flurry, the number of newly activated Android users in China has surpassed that of the United States to become the world's fastest-growing body of smartphone users. The stat holds true for iOS as well, making China the #1 country for total number of smartphone users on the planet. That's hardly surprising - they've got the largest number of people after all, nearing 1.5 billion as of 2010 - but the rapid adoption rate in the country just a few years after the emergence of the current mobile market is astonishing.
Instagram executive Kevin Systrom. Android users have been clamoring for an official Android app since the photo sharing service began to surge in popularity last summer. There still isn't any concrete date for the app's release, though it was shown running on a Galaxy Nexus at SXSW in Autsin.
that other one) Readability has announced that it will be available on the Google Play Store on Monday, March 12th. The free app is a certified hit on the iPhone and iPod touch, thanks to its ability to reformat web content into a more, well, readable presentation. It's not the only app that does it, nor is it the first, but it's been a long time coming and should be a boon to iOS converts.
SlashGear over the past hour and we're wondering what all our Android readers think of the new device.
announced an official release date of the hugely popular game Temple Run for Android. We've mentioned it more than a few times before, and with huge responses and anger when it wasn't released in February like promised. Sadly we'll have to wait a few more weeks but it'll be here soon enough.
CNET. EA is expecting this to be one of the biggest mobile game titles of the year for them, and in general. If you are a mobile gamer this should definetaly have you excited.
BGR caught an early glance at the new lockscreen for the March update, which has an "innovative" feature added: users can either swipe right to unlock the phone, or swipe up to go straight to the camera app.