Snapchat's fun because every photo that you can see disappears moments later. They can never be seen by the recipient, nor can the sender resurface it either.
Or so we thought.
It turns out Snapchat doesn't actually delete photos. It just buries them deep inside a device. According to a digital forensics examiner named Richard Hickman, he found a way to resurface the private pictures on Android phones. He discovered that Snapchat stores every photo in a folder called "RECEIVED_IMAGES_SNAPS."
There's a new way of diagnosing whatever's troubling your car. If you hear a rattling sound but you don't know where the problem is at, you can try this sound camera, which can map exactly where the problem is.
Will humans ever be able to colonize Mars? New information reveals that the planet's environment may ultimately be inhospitable even for humans enclosed in biosphers.
The reason? Too dusty. Data presented by researchers at the Humans 2 Mars Summit this week in Washington D.C. regarding a possible manned mission to Mars in 2030 showed fine grained silicate materials that could prove to be a long term health hazard for humans.
The developers at APX Labs have turned the Epson Moverio into a Google Glass competitor. Equipped with a camera, mic and nine axis motion sensor suite, it allows for some very cool augmented reality (AR) functionality. Now it's also got some cool gesture and voice controls.
Data visualization pioneer Ed Turfte explains how a well designed graphic can change how we perceive information. It's known that our brains can't digest a big matrix of numbers and then come out with some conclusion to it that easily. In fact, we're more designed to spot and recognize patterns.
Countries over the world will be spreading the awareness of Multiple Sclerosis this month. It is an inflammatory disease where the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord are damaged and is currently untreatable.
Barclay Wealth has introduced a verification system which could just get rid of remembering passwords from here on out. It will use biometrics to confirm who you say you are.
The system will use the "Nuance Freespeech" system to shorten interaction times with customers and eliminate the need to re-verify them for every call. It will capture biometric data from a short 30 second conversation between the customer and call center employee. It will then match the voiceprint to the one on file which gives 95 percent accuracy and grants the user access to their account.
Apple was reportedly supposedly close to locking down two major music labels for its iRadio streaming music service. The company was waiting on Sony to finish off the trifecta, but it turns out they're still waiting.
YouTube has introduced a pilot program for paid channels on Tuesday. It will now let a few dozen popular channels charge viewers a subscription fee of 99 cents or more per month according to the company in a blog post.
Twitter acquired a little known computing startup called Ubalo. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"When we met the infrastructure folks at Twitter, we realized that it’s a company with brilliant people, strong momentum, exciting challenges and a promising future," Ubalo's co-founders wrote in a post on their website. "We quickly became enthusiastic about the possibility of collaborating with them and the impact we could have there." The deal was apparently finalized a few days ago.
Eight people have been accused as being part of a global cybercrime organization that's said to be responsible for the theft of $45 million from ATMs around the world. Seven suspects have been arrested while the eight was reportedly murdered in the Dominican Republic last month.
Samsung might be making a TV you can bend and twist to fit whatever viewing angle you want. According to a newly published patent from Samsung the filing describes a TV with a flexible display. Viewers could bend it using a remote control.
Fan of the classic SLRs? Then check out Clare's Wyoh Tumblr. It's got some Nikon schematics that are pure art. She scanned a few illustrations from some old manuals and posted them for all of us to check out.