Android Police

  • Facebook Testing Slideshow Feature in Android App

    … with music and a customized title Phil Oakley of Android Police shared the screenshots below, saying that users in the test group are seeing Slideshow among their “Post to Facebook” options, above “Tag Friends,” and tapping on it brings them to a gallery of photos and videos. And the social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that it is testing Slideshow with “a small percentage” of Android users. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook launch Slideshow for Android? …

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  • Instagram Android App Tops 1 Billion Google Play Downloads

    … Instagram reached a milestone last week, surpassing 1 billion downloads on Google Play for its Android application. Android Police was the first to report on Instagram topping the 1 billion download mark for Android, noting that it joined three other Facebook-owned apps: the flagship app, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Overall, Instagram…

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  • WhatsApp Launches Android Beta-Testing Program via Google Play

    … “from untrusted sources,” because those updates weren’t coming via Google Play. Rita El Khoury of Android Police added: It does make more sense to have an official Play Store beta program. Updates get delivered automatically, they’re incremental so you don’t have to download the entire APK (Android application package) each time (that matters…

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  • Instagram Tests Multi-Account Support for Android App

    … By David Cohen on Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:00 PM Instagram appears to be testing multiple account support with select users of its Android application. Android Police reported that some users with version 7.12.0 of the Instagram Android app—which is available via APK Mirror or Instagram for Android Beta Testers–are seeing an “add account” option…

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  • Facebook Messenger for Android Users Can Now Type or Draw Over Photos

    … Facebook released an update to its Messenger application for Android that allows users to edit photos by drawing or typing over them. Android Police was the first to report on the update, describing how the feature works: While in a chat, tap the photo icon in the bottom control row. You’ll see the now-standard horizontal photo reel. Slide…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 15 readers -
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