After the success of Twitter’s Vine app on iOS App store and Google Play of Android and the addition of the video sharing feature by Instagram, a free app has been launched on the Kindle Fire store. This app is now made available to Amazon’s Kindle tablet users from its very dedicated store. With a size of 18.1MB, this app allows users to shoot a video of the time period of 6 seconds and share it with other users of the app. This arrival of the Twitter’s Vine app at Kindle Fire Store is the first ever attempt to get the application optimized for tablet users, which till now was used by Android based tablet users by downloading the Smartphone version of the app from the Android’s Play Store.
Competition from Instagram
Instagram, owned by Facebook, has rolled out its new feature for uploading and sharing videos with fellow users to compete with vine app for Twitter. To provide a competition to the new feature of Instagram, Twitter’s Vine app had been launched with the tablet compatibility, where Instagram lacks in its presence. After this launch, Twitter’s Vine app is expected to be launched shortly for Windows and Blackberry platforms, for which it has not been developed yet.
A recent upgrade
Before the launch of Twitter’s Vine app for a Kindle Fire tablet as a tablet dedicated variant, the app available for Android devices has been in the news for getting an upgrade. The Twitter’s Vine app that runs on Android version 4.0 has been recently updated to its net version v1.2, which was launched to add a new feature of compatibility with the front facing camera of the Android device. Other added features of the new upgrade to the app consist of a manager for managing uploads and also the new app got a better running speed and a better user interface.