iPhone, Review

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Technology is moving at a fast pace and if you don’t catch up with it you get left out. Instagram is a beautiful, fast, and fun way to share life with friends through a series of pictures. It has made it possible to be connected with loved ones with just a few clicks. Instagram is a photo sharing application for the iPhone. Its new Version 1.7 adds Bios, Grid View for Profile pages and its obvious change is that when you click on a person’s photo history, the application automatically shows a grid view instead of a laborious feed view, and lets a person to toggle between them both. It allows you to take pictures, apply a filter, and quickly share it on the service or with a number of other services.

The founder, Kevin Systrom has said that it is a –
☆ 100% free custom designed filters and borders such as XPro-II, Earlybird, Lomo-fi, Sutro, Toaster, Brannan, Inkwell, Walden, Hefe, Apollo, Poprocket, Nashville, Gotham, 1977, and others.
☆ Linear and Radial Tilt-Shift blur effects for extra depth of field.
☆ Instant sharing to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Foursquare, and Posterous.
☆ Unlimited uploads.
☆ Interact with friends through giving & receiving likes and comments.
☆ Works with first generation, 3G, 3GS and iPhone 4.
☆ Full iPhone 4 front & back camera support.


Along with the above has added the features like Grid View, which helps to browse easily. Here a person can view a user with its location and hash tag feeds. Bio being its strongest asset in the application which allows people who are making friends from around the world to tell their story behind the photos in text. Finer-grained push notifications is another added boost which enables new likes and comments from everyone or just the people you are following or no one at all. Choose profile picture from Twitter and Facebook, as many people do not carry photos along with them so it allows importing photos from other services.

Users now have the option of adding a bio to their profiles by going to their Account > Edit profile > Bio, upload a profile picture from Twitter and Facebook (Account > Change profile picture) and scroll down into which profile notifications they actually want to receive based on their Instagram follow graph.

3.75 Million users love Instagram! It’s fun, and a simple way to make and share photos on your iPhone. It breathes life in your mobile; so therefore click a photo with your iPhone, choose a filter to transform the look and feel and share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or Flickr – it’s as easy as snapping your finger. It’s photo sharing, reinvented.

All the more reason to download this application for the iPhone users is, that it is free of charge!