Snapchat Flaw Preserves "Deleted" Videos
A flaw in Snapchat for iOS preserves videos that should have been deleted. The app is designed for sending fleeting photos and videos that cannot be saved and are deleted as soon as they are viewed. However, the iOS version of the app keeps videos on the receiving device even after they have been viewed. They continue to take up storage space, and can be accessed with a widely-available desktop file browsing app. The issue does not affect photos.
'Crowd Surf' Feature from Snapchat Seamlessly Merges Public Snaps
Aug 15, 2017
Snapchat hopes its latest feature, found within Snapchat Stories, will make live events far more interactive. Crowd Surf uses the audio captured at events such as concerts to create a seamless experience, allowing people to jump from viewpoint to viewpoint of all those sharing the experience in Snapchat.
Google Launches Multi-Purpose File-Wrangling App
Dec 5, 2017
Google today released the final version of Files Go, its new file-management app for Android. The app serves multiple purposes: it includes a file browser, local file transfer tool, and a tool to help free up storage on your phone.
Snapchat 2.0 Features Refreshed Chat Tools
Mar 29, 2016
Snapchat today pushed up a major update to its service that improves the app's ability to handle messages, photos, and videos. Snapchat now lets users transition between these ways of communication with a simpler user interface, and allows people to send videos or audio snippets even when recipients aren't online.
Snapchat's Lens Studio Lets Anyone Create Lenses
Dec 14, 2017
Snapchat today debuted Lens Studio, a desktop application that makes it easy for anyone to design and create Lenses for the Snapchat community. Snapchat says Lens Studio is free to Mac and Windows, and guides creative types through the process of animating their ideas for mobile devices.
My iphone self-destructs
(I just wished I could keep one of the iphones that they give me with the message for each impossible mission ☹️ )