Instagram has taken place in everyone’s life in the past few years. More recently it has become a platform for the artists to showcase their works in a 1:1 cubical frame. It does not need a long introduction as most of the people with smartphones know what it is and probably uses it to share events from their lives. So what is Instacube a how is it related to Instagram. Here is everything you need to know about Instacube.
Instacube is a completely wireless digital photo frame with a 1:1 cubicle area. It a live model of the Instagram logo, but it is a lot bigger in size. It can display the pictures three times the size of the usual mobile phone size. The LCD is a fully functional touchscreen which allows users to swipe through the pictures . Instacube will update your photos in real-time, reading off your Instagram feed and display the pictures of the friends you follow, and your own pictures as well.
What makes it different?
While it is just another photo frame, it comes with a WiFi connection. It also has other features such as picking up the pictures that you want to look at again and again. You can expand the memory by adding external cards and can also store other offline pictures as well that you want to display without Instagram. Instead of adding pictures through an offline source, you can add photos automatically by updating from the internet.
It is big enough to check out the pictures at bigger frames without disturbing the quality, while small enough to be kept at your study table replacing your clock. It connects to the internet via WiFi.
How to select the pictures?
You can either select the pictures by allotting a hashtag to Instacube. It will search the pictures on Instagram automatically and display them based on popularity or upload date. You can set one hashtag and let Instacube play the pictures as a slide show automatically.
You can also like the pictures with the heart-shaped button at the top of the photos. You can tap on the pictures to show some love if you come across something that you like.
Aim of Instacube
Instacube was an innovative idea that was introduced on Kickstarter in 2012. It was designed to become a special decor item for homes. The idea was to merge digital photo frames with the trending picture platform so that people can look out for something new every day. The company also wanted to add the hashtag feature so people can use them to keep themselves updated with any activity related to something they want to keep up with including music, clothing, or nearby events.
Instacube has 4GB of internal memory and runs on 256MB of RAM. It has a 7.5-inch screen displaying 600×600 pixel resolution. It has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery which makes it easily portable.