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Instagram for Android shown off at SXSW, 'better than iPhone app' say developers

Instagram for Android shown off at SXSW, 'better than iPhone app' say developers

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Good news coming out of SXSW today for all those eagerly awaiting Instagram's arrival on Android. The application has been shown off at the event, and so say the developers that "in some ways it's better than our iPhone app."  Instagram's Kevin Systrom took to the stage clutching a Galaxy Nexus running a prototype of the app which is currently being tested in private beta. But what...

YouTube app update brings HD quality to capable Froyo and Gingerbread devices

YouTube app update brings HD quality to capable Froyo and Gingerbread devices

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It seems that Google have gone and snuck another little YouTube update into the Android Market. This one is directed towards anyone on Android 2.2 and 2.3, and brings HD video streaming to anyone on those platforms with a capable device. That isn't going to be a good portion of you, but if you're one of the lucky ones then with this update you should see some better looking videos.  It...

Twitter to start pushing "promoted tweets" into main timeline on official Android app

Twitter to start pushing "promoted tweets" into main timeline on official Android app

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Twitter will be pushing mobile advertisments through their official Android and iOS applications, much like LinkedIn began doing just a month ago. You won't start seeing pop-up ads like we do in something like Angry Birds for example, but rather "promoted tweets" will begin to appear in your main timeline.  At present, the promoted tweets and trends are only seen when you access the...

LG Optimus 4X HD priced and dated for the UK, no Optimus 3D Max coming with it

LG Optimus 4X HD priced and dated for the UK, no Optimus 3D Max coming with it

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\ Of the many LG phones announced at MWC, one that definitely stands out is the Optimus 4X HD. The 4.7-inch, Tegra 3 behemoth is truly something to behold. We really liked it during our initial hands on, and naturally the next question is -- when can we get one? UK pricing and availability has been released today, as Clove Technology have confirmed that they will be stocking the device...

Third-party store uploading Android apps to BlackBerry App World without developers permission?

Third-party store uploading Android apps to BlackBerry App World without developers permission?

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The long awaited OS 2.0 update for the BlackBerry Playbook brought with it a whole host of opportunities for new apps. Now that repackaged Android applications are compatible with the PlayBook, and being accepted into BlackBerry App World, some well known names are starting to appear in the listings.  One such name is Dolphin Browser HD. A highly respected Android replacement browser...

Box for Android updated, new UI and collaboration features along with 50GB free for everyone

Box for Android updated, new UI and collaboration features along with 50GB free for everyone

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Box have been on somewhat of a roll of late. They've been offering out free storage to LG and Sony Ericsson owners by the bucket. Today they updated their Android application bringing with it some new collaboration features, and for a limited time only free 50GB worth of storage for everyone who downloads the app and logs in before March 23. I didn't get an additional 50GB, so we'll say...