Suzy Kendrick, September 25, 2012
The popular photo sharing app, Instagram, has joined the slow growing group of app alumni that have graduated into iOS 6. Today, developers released an update that is iPhone 5 compatible. They have also redesigned the registration flow and improved password recovery.
While you’ll now be able to see more of your newsfeed at once, the update pretty much just removes the letter-boxing (aka the ugly black bars at the top and bottom of the screen). So, other iPhone users like myself who are Insta-obsessed but don’t plan on upgrading can avoid experiencing intense jealousy. Equality for all! Android users can expect the version 3.1 upgrade soon.
On a negative note, the Next Web‘s Matthew Panzarino has been testing the update and says the capture mode is a bit awkward.
[quote]Instagram’s square capture window isn’t really able to take advantage of the larger screen real-estate. Also, curiously, the live filtration options seem to be gone on the iPhone 5 after update to the latest version. We’re not sure if that’s a bug or what.[/quote]
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