Instagram hits 27 million, preps Android app

Instagram hits 27 million, preps Android app
Washington Post
At the event where the user-number was announced, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom revealed that the Android app is almost ready in a conversation with TechCrunch's Alexis Tsotsis. “In some ways, it's better than our iOS app,” Systrom told the crowd. 

Google+ should've squashed Instagram for Android (but it hasn't)
News that Instagram for Android is in private beta and will be launching imminently is great for filter-obsessed photographers, but it's another slap to the face for Google's Google+ team which could – if it had got its act together – have cut ...


Motorola Sees $5 Billion Emergency Airwaves Market
Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI), a supplier of walkie-talkies to firefighters and police, sees a sales opportunity in US airwaves being opened for use by emergency workers, Chief Executive Officer Greg Brown said. “It's a $5 billion market and we're ...

Popular Instagram iOS App Hits 27 Million Users: Now Headed for Android
By Ian Paul, PCWorld Mar 12, 2012 8:07 AM Popular mobile photo-sharing app Instagram announced it now has more than 27 million users on iOS, and is hinting the company plans to release an Android app soon. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom showed off ...

Wi-Fi Hotspots Made of Homeless People: Not as Horrible as They Seem
The Atlantic
And it involves homeless people employed as, yes, wi-fi hotspots. But, no. Homeless Hotspots is a very real -- and very earnest -- initiative, imported to Austin for this week's South by Southwest Interactive festival by BBH Labs, the skunkworks-y ...

Does Google market Android to cheapskates?
CBS News
(Credit: Flickr user Eric E Castro) COMMENTARY Time ran out for Eric Chu, the head of Google's (GOOG) Android software market. He's moving elsewhere in the company as Jamie Rosenberg, who ran Google Music, takes over. The problem?

SXSW: Instagram Teases Android App
By Jared Newman | @OneJaredNewman | March 12, 2012 | + Good news for Androidusers who love faux-vintage photos: Instagram's Android app is nearing completion. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom briefly flashed the app on stage at South by Southwest.


AT&T 4G LTE Coming Soon to Staten Island
MarketWatch (press release)
STATEN ISLAND, NY, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* plans to roll out 4G LTEin Staten Island soon, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology and faster mobile Internet speeds. The expansion into Staten ...

AT&T continues 4G LTE expansion, plans to light up eleven markets by early summer
By Joseph Volpe posted Mar 12th 2012 11:47AM AT&T's 4G LTE isn't the new kid on the wireless block anymore, but that's not to say the network's leapfrogged its growing pains. With almost two years to go before it reaches that end-of-year 2013 expansion ...

Game Developer Ends Android Support Over Fragmentation
PC Magazine
By Angela Moscaritolo Game developer Mika Mobile has announced that it will no longer be supporting Android since the platform is simply not lucrative enough to justify the development and support costs it requires. Mika Mobile, maker of the popular ...

AT&T bringing 4G LTE to a dozen new markets
New Orleans, St. Louis, and Cleveland are just a few of the cities on AT&T's upcoming LTEdeployment list. The company revealed today that it will bring 4G access to a dozen markets in April and May and on into the early summer.

Instagram's Highly Anticipated Android App Is Coming Soon
Wired News (blog)
Smartphone photogs who use Google's mobile platform rejoiced. “I'm glad to see Instagram coming to Android,” said SXSW attendee Patrick Asher, who recently picked up a new Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone. “I'm going to download it.

Wired News (blog)

iPad Ship Date Pushed; 4G iPhone Controversy; Instagram for Android
PC Magazine
Users of iPhone 4S smartphones on AT&T's network might have been a bit surprised recently to see the traditional "3G" icon in the device's upper-left corner magically replaced by a brand-new "4G" icon. The update relates to the controversial way that ...

27 million iPhone owners use Instagram, Android version in testing
ZDNet (blog)
An Android version is in development and was shown off a bit at SXSW Instagram is an extremely popular iPhone photo application and at SXSW the founder stated that over 27 million people have download it to their iPhone.

ZDNet (blog)

Instagram Announces 27 Million Users, Android App Coming 'Very Soon'
Huffington Post
At present, Instagram is available only on Apple's iOS platform. But Systrom said the company has developed an Android app that is currently being tested in private beta and will be released "very soon." Systrom described the Android app as even better ...

Tele2 Pursues 4G Frequencies
The Moscow Times
The company told Interfax in December that it planned to bid for an LTE license. Interfax reported at the time that the terms of the LTE tender proposed by the 4G Consortium — a group composed of Russian telecom giants Mobile TeleSystems, VimpelCom, ...

Instagram comes to Google Play as big developer leaves
Ars Technica
By Casey Johnston | Published March 12, 2012 10:34 AM The Android app market is going through more than just a name change. The man responsible for overseeing the Market, recently renamed Google Play, has stepped down. Meanwhile, a hugely popular ...

Instagram for Android due “very soon” say developers
Android Community
Hipsters and iOS converts rejoice: your long period of expressionless suffering is almost over. The photo app that's taken the Internet by storm and inspired dozens of beatings towards wannabe Ansel Adams of the world (unconfirmed) is coming toAndroid ...

Android Community

AT&T 4G LTE Coming Soon to St. Louis
MarketWatch (press release)
LOUIS, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* plans to roll out 4G LTE in St. Louis soon, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology and faster mobile Internet speeds. St. Louis customers will see several benefits ...

AT&T 4G LTE Coming Soon to Bryan-College Station
MarketWatch (press release)
BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* plans to roll out 4G LTE in Bryan-College Station soon, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology and faster mobile Internet speeds.

The burning iPad decision: Verizon or AT&T?
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
Readers have been hounding me with this question: "Which new iPad with wireless 4Gconnectivity is the better buying choice - the one working on Verizon's or AT&T's network?" Signal Reach: Verizon has been building out its 4G-LTE network for more than ...

Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Instagram hits 27 million users, says Android app coming 'soon'
And a long-awaited version of Instagram for the Android platform is coming soon. "We've been able to put together one of the most incredible Android apps you will ever see," said CEO Kevin Systrom told audience members during a session at the South By ...

Instagram coming to Android 'really soon'
by Dara Kerr March 11, 2012 3:38 PM PDT Follow @darakerr With news that the iOS-only photo sharing app has swelled to 27 million registered users, Instagram is now on its way to Android. In the near future, Android users will be able to start sharing ...

AT&T 4G LTE Coming Soon to Naples
MarketWatch (press release)
NAPLES, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* plans to roll out 4G LTE in Naples soon, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology and faster mobile Internet speeds. Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable ...

Instagram reaches 27 million registered users, shows off upcoming Android app
Instagram, the photo-sharing app that has taken a definitive lead on iOS, said it has surpassed 27 million registered users today at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. Co-founder Kevin Systrom didn't disclose daily active users during ...

Instagram Announces Android Version
By Emily Banks
The Android version is currently being tested in private beta and will be released “very soon.” “In some ways, it's better than our iOS app. It's crazy,” Systrom said. In a Q&A following his presentation, Systrom said the app is fast, works great on ...

Instagram hits 27 million user milestone, teases Android app at ...
By Sean Buckley
The Android version is currently being tested in a private beta, and it's reported to be superior than itsiOS counterpart. "It's really, really fast," Systrom said. Don't look so surprised, he did tell us, after all, that iOS was just the beginning.

Instagram reaches 27 million registered users, Android app on its ...
By Edgar Cervantes
Instagram has taken the stage at SXSW, today. One of the main announcements was that the popular picture sharing iOS app has just reached 27 million registered.
Android Phone Fans

Instagram hits 27M users, founder waves anticipated Android app in ...
By Meghan Kelly
Instagram announced that it hit 27 million users today, and continues its ongoing mantra that the photo sharing app will come to Android "really soon." Instagram is a photo sharing social network that only exists on the Apple iPhone.

Instagram for Android is nearly here | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
Over at the SXSW last weekend, Instagram's co-founder, Kevin Systrom announced that the Androidversion of Instagram is nearly here. The app was shown off briefly on stage as it wasn't ready for a full demonstration yet – however it [...]

Tilt to Live devs return to iOS with accessible turn-based strategy in ...
By Mike Schramm
One Man Left is the two-person studio behind the very popular 2010 iOS release Tilt to Live -- and that's all the two developers have ever released so. ... AT&T continues 4G LTE expansion, plans to light up eleven markets by early summer ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

New iPhone with 4G LTE launching later this year, report claims
By Zach Epstein
Citing unnamed sources within Taiwan-based smartphone manufacturers, DigiTimes on Monday reported that Apple's next-generation iPhone is “very likely” to include integrated 4G LTEconnectivity. The new smartphone, which the website ...
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech

Should Android tablet manufacturers fear an "iPad Mini"?
By Dexter Lanning
BGR reported today that Android tablet vendors are reportedly very concerned over rumors that Apple is working on a 7.85-inch “iPad mini”, or is it.
Android Authority

Instagram is coming to Android "very soon" -
By Jake Durasamy
Instagram is one the worlds largest photo sharing applications out there for iPhone devices, andAndroid users will be receiving the application "very soon" according to the co-founders of Instagram.

IOS Support for Kivy | Txzone
By tito
The current instructions are available here: ... That being said, as we did for the python-for-android project published in January, we are redirecting the compilation object to create static libraries.

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