Periscope finally arrives on Android, 2 months after iOS launch

No more wondering when Periscope for Android is coming: The Twitter-owned live streaming app released an Android version on Tuesday, exactly two months after it launched on iOS.

The Android version closely resembles Periscope on iOS, but takes some design cues from Google’s operating system, particularly in areas like notifications. It also carries over several touches found in more recent updates, like the ability to hide comments in a broadcast.

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The Periscope team added a few small, new features to the Android app. You’ll have more control over the kinds of notifications you want to see; you can toggle on or off when someone you’re following starts streaming, when someone shares a broadcast, when someone follows you, or when a Periscope newbie broadcasts for the first time. If you exit a live stream to check another app, you’ll see a notification the next time you’re in Periscope that acts as a quick shortcut back to that broadcast Read more… More about Android, Livestreaming, Startups, Tech, and Apps Software

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