Instagram Updated in Play Store – Welcomes HTC One X Users To The Hipster Party


Another day, another Instagram update. Well, at least you can’t accuse the devs over at Instagram HQ of slacking off (favoritism, maybe). No, today’s update didn’t bring the much requested blur filter or combining photos into a single, collage of hipster pics. Today’s update brings the usual set of bugfixes with added support for Tegra 3 tablets and handsets, of which there is currently only one handset — the HTC One X.

For all you One X users out there (you, lucky Androids, you) who have been shut out of the service since its release, welcome to family. Have a cold Pabst on me. Oh, and feel free to drop my a line at @Gamercore, where I post pics of all my mishaps and adventures — using all available filters at my disposal.

[Play Store Link]

Chris Chavez
I've been obsessed with consumer technology for about as long as I can remember, be it video games, photography, or mobile devices. If you can plug it in, I have to own it. Preparing for the day when Android finally becomes self-aware and I get to welcome our new robot overlords.

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  1. I think we’ve all had it with the Phanstagram posts.

    Can’t you post about iOS or something? :P

    1. Coming right up! :p

  2. i was hoping for tilt-shift and blur….

  3. If the only reason hipstagram came to android was just to butthurt all the sheeple then I am ok with it.

    also check out the ics camera on any phone that runs it, The sharing utility (like gingerbread) is awesome, I do personally like the idea of hipstagram but I don’t need to monitor more than 2 social networks at a time so… yeah not a benefit for me but I am glad to see this come to android just to help me sway customers away from the iStatus

  4. Instagram is the most overhyped app I’ve ever seen. The stock HTC Sense camera app does everything that hipster nonsense does and more. 

    1. Instagram isn’t filters. It’s a social network. 

        Instagram – A beautiful way to share your world. It’s fast, free and fun! 

        from one of several gorgeous filtered effects to breathe a new life
        into your mobile photos. Transform everyday moments into works of art
        you’ll want to share with friends and family.

Share your photos
        in a simple photo stream with friends to see – and follow your friends’
        photos with the click of a single button. Every day you open up
        Instagram, you’ll see new photos from your closest friends, and creative
        people from around the world.


        ☆ 100% free custom designed filters and borders
        ☆ Lux works its magic by making your photos more vibrant and brings out details in your photos you couldn’t see before
        ☆ Instant sharing to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Foursquare (Flickr coming very soon)
☆ Interact with friends through giving & receiving likes and comments
☆ Works with Android versions 2.2 and above that support OpenGL ES 2
        ☆ Full front & back camera support

        ☆ And much much more…

        AGAIN, my stock camera app can do ALL of this and more with Facebook, Twitter, Google+ , Picasa, Evernote, Google Docs, etc.

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