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Why SnapSaved’s hack proves Snapchat itself isn’t secure

It’s too easy for third-party services to tap into Snapchat’s API and save your “disappearing” data.

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Google-backed messaging inbox Snowball is Android-exclusive, but is it any good?

Snowball gives you one-tap access to all your messages, but not much else.

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Android Influencer: Christophe Daligault on FireChat and the 'new Internet'

The brains behind FireChat talks about how hard he's trying "not to f*** this up."

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Report: Google building WhatsApp competitor for India, emerging markets

Why use an existing service like Hangouts when you can build a brand-new messaging app from scratch?

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Intel reveals fashion-focused snakeskin smart bracelet

The MICA bracelet displays messages and calendar alerts.

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Microsoft makes a Snapchat competitor—for Windows Phone only

WindUp makes friends race to see a message before it's gone.

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4 ways Google should immediately fix Hangouts for Android

Hangouts feels like a last minute thought, so we came up with a few ways Google could put a little more care into it.

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Cyber Dust review: Mark Cuban's private messaging app is just too inconvenient

The latest super-secret texting app has some interesting features, but lacks anything compelling to set it apart from a crowded field.

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Windows Phone messaging powers up with revamped Facebook, Viber, and BBM apps

Microsoft is working to increase the number apps available for its OS, but device sales are shrinking

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Meet Bleep, BitTorrent’s invite-only serverless chat app

Worried about your messages being intercepted? BitTorrent has a new app for you.