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Snapchat Spectacles 3 might have two cameras for AR experiences
Snapchat Spectacles 3 might have two cameras for AR experiences By Maggie Tillman

The new ones will feature an aluminum design and two cameras. With the Snapchat app, you'll be able to overly AR effects on the footage you capture. Read more

The purfect selfie: Snapchat's filters now work on cats
The purfect selfie: Snapchat's filters now work on cats By Maggie Tillman

Snap is coming up with new ways to get you to use Snapchat, and the latest example includes selfie filters for cats. Read more

These new Snapchat Spectacles look more like normal sunglasses
These new Snapchat Spectacles look more like normal sunglasses By Dan Grabham

Snapchat has introduced two new Spectacles styles today - Nico and Veronica. They're identical internally to the glasses introduced earlier this year Read more

Snapchat's controversial redesign caused it to hemorrhage users
Snapchat's controversial redesign caused it to hemorrhage users By Maggie Tillman

It had 188 million daily active users during the three-month period that ended in June. That's a 2-percent drop from 191 million daily active users. Read more

Snapchat launches Lens Explore so you can find new lenses to try
Snapchat launches Lens Explore so you can find new lenses to try By Maggie Tillman

It's launching Lens Explore to bring Lens Studio creations directly to millions of Snapchatters. For the first time, they will be discoverable. Read more

Snapchat might add an app store with in-app games this autumn
Snapchat might add an app store with in-app games this autumn By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat is planning to launch a gaming platform next autumn that will live within its mobile app. It's even landed deals with at least one publisher. Read more

New Snap Spectacles now available, Snapchat glasses V2
New Snap Spectacles now available, Snapchat glasses V2 By Rik Henderson

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has released its second generation Spectacles, as heavily rumoured over the last month or so.Available in the UK, US, Read more

Snap Spectacles 2.0: New pair of Spectacles pop up in FCC filing
Snap Spectacles 2.0: New pair of Spectacles pop up in FCC filing By Elyse Betters

It's official: Snap has developed a new pair of smart glasses.Documents published by the US Federal Communications Commission, and spotted by Variety, Read more

Those exclusive Snapchat Lenses for iPhone X users have arrived
Those exclusive Snapchat Lenses for iPhone X users have arrived By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has finally released those exclusive Lenses for iPhone X users. There's three of them at launch, and you can try them now.Snapchat Lenses are Read more

Snapchat rolls out group video chat and @ mentions (about time, too)
Snapchat rolls out group video chat and @ mentions (about time, too) By Dan Grabham

Snapchat has just announced some new features that it should have had already – group video chat plus the ability to @ mention people in their story Read more

Snap is developing two new versions of its Spectacles wearable
Snap is developing two new versions of its Spectacles wearable By Elyse Betters

Snap didn't sell many Spectacles. But it isn't giving up.The company behind the Snapchat app is apparently developing new versions of Spectacles, according Read more

Snap hasn't sold many Spectacles but says hardware is the future
Snap hasn't sold many Spectacles but says hardware is the future By Elyse Betters

Snap wants to be a hardware company, although it can't sell hardware. Last year, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, launched Spectacles, a pair of smart Read more

Snap Spectacles are finally easy to buy - get them on Amazon now
Snap Spectacles are finally easy to buy - get them on Amazon now By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's funky Snap Spectacles just got much easier to find and buy.When they were first introduced, you could only purchase them from pop-up vending Read more

Snap Spectacles with augmented reality features could be in the works
Snap Spectacles with augmented reality features could be in the works By Max Langridge

Following the European release of the Snap Spectacles, Snap Inc. could be gearing up to release a second pair, but this time with augmented reality built-in. Read more

Snap Spectacles now available in UK, take videos with your eyes
Snap Spectacles now available in UK, take videos with your eyes By Rik Henderson

Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, has finally released its Snap Spectacles in the UK.The sunglasses come with two mini cameras - one situated on Read more

33 of the best Snapchat fails and comedy snaps around
33 of the best Snapchat fails and comedy snaps around By Adrian Willings

Snapchat is one of the most popular apps around.It lets you share photos and video which will self-destruct after a few seconds of the recipient viewing Read more

Snapchat just added 3D world lenses - see how they look and work here
Snapchat just added 3D world lenses - see how they look and work here By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's latest feature combines 3D effects with augmented reality.The app has launched a new type of world lenses. Snapchat first introduced world lenses Read more

Snapchat changes name, drops the "chat" and launches first bonkers hardware, Spectacles
Snapchat changes name, drops the "chat" and launches first bonkers hardware, Spectacles By Max Langridge

Snapchat is going through a period of change, first, it has shortened its name to Snap Inc. and now it’s released its first retail product, Spectacles.The Read more

MTV Cribs has been resurrected in the form of a Snapchat series
MTV Cribs has been resurrected in the form of a Snapchat series By Elyse Betters

Remember MTV Cribs? It's been given a second chance to live.The show launched on the US cable network in 2000, allowing various celebrities to give viewers Read more

Periscope's next major feature is Snapchat-like live doodling
Periscope's next major feature is Snapchat-like live doodling By Elyse Betters

Periscope is testing a feature with beta users that takes from two of its main competitors: live, hand-drawn doodling.According to The Next Web, the Twitter-owned Read more

Snapchat 'Chat 2.0' adds stickers, audio and video notes, and camera roll access
Snapchat 'Chat 2.0' adds stickers, audio and video notes, and camera roll access By Elyse Betters

Snapchat rolls out several smaller updates to its app throughout the year, but every now and then, it surprises us with something major. Today, for instance, Read more

Snapchat might soon let you add Bitstrips to photos and videos
Snapchat might soon let you add Bitstrips to photos and videos By Elyse Betters

Snapchat is looking for new ways to spruce up its app.According to Fortune, Snapchat just bought the company behind the Bitmoji app for around $100 million. Read more

Burberry is using Snapchat to debut its next fashion collection before the runway
Burberry is using Snapchat to debut its next fashion collection before the runway By Elyse Betters

A British luxury fashion house has teamed up with Snapchat, in an effort to stay relevant in a multi-platform digital age, as well as to preview its 2016 Read more

A new Snapchat update just made the app a lot less annoying to use
A new Snapchat update just made the app a lot less annoying to use By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has updated in a big way, because now, you might actually want to use it.If you’ve ever tried to view a snap or story within Snapchat, you’ve Read more

Killer caught after sending sick Snapchat selfie
Killer caught after sending sick Snapchat selfie By Rik Henderson

An American teenager who allegedly murdered a classmate was caught by police after he sent a Snapchat photo of himself posing with the deceased to another Read more

Snapchat's Literally Can't Even is a new web series with Sasha Spielberg, Emily Goldwyn
Snapchat's Literally Can't Even is a new web series with Sasha Spielberg, Emily Goldwyn By Elyse Betters

Snapchat is now making original series content for its app.Sasha Spielberg, daughter of the well-known film director and producer Steven Spielberg, and Read more

Snapchat secrets leak through Sony hack, CEO says he wanted to 'cry all morning'
Snapchat secrets leak through Sony hack, CEO says he wanted to 'cry all morning' By Elyse Betters

The last 24 hours have been an emotional roller coaster for Snapchat's CEO, it seems.Leaked emails uncovered from the Sony Entertainment Pictures hack Read more

Snapchat introduces Snapcash, a new way to send money to friends
Snapchat introduces Snapcash, a new way to send money to friends By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has partnered with Square to launch Snapcash, a new feature that lets you use your debit card to pay for goods or simply send money to friends."Today Read more

The Snappening: Snapsaved admits servers were hacked, Snapchat photos stolen
The Snappening: Snapsaved admits servers were hacked, Snapchat photos stolen By Elyse Betters

Last month it was leaked nude photos of celebrities, and this month it's leaked nude images of minors.Snapsaved.com has announced that its servers were Read more

Snapchat was not hacked for upcoming naked celebrity photo leak ‘The Snappening’
Snapchat was not hacked for upcoming naked celebrity photo leak ‘The Snappening’ By Luke Edwards

The latest headline in the celebrity nude photo hacking scandal drags Snapchat through the mill. Apparently on 12 October 200,000 images will be sent out, Read more

Snapchat Discovery feature might soon deliver news and ads alongside vanishing messages
Snapchat Discovery feature might soon deliver news and ads alongside vanishing messages By Elyse Betters

Snapchat wants to begin showing brief television and film clips, news articles, and adverts, it's claimed.According to The Wall Street Journal, Snapchat, Read more

ProtonMail is the Snapchat of email, self-destructing encrypted email thanks to MIT scientists
ProtonMail is the Snapchat of email, self-destructing encrypted email thanks to MIT scientists By Luke Edwards

Secure email clients are fast becoming the gold of the internet amid news of government snooping. Former MIT scientists, consulting with CERN scientists, Read more

Snapchat video calls let you talk more freely to other Snapchatters
Snapchat video calls let you talk more freely to other Snapchatters By Stuart Miles

Snapchat, the instant messaging service that is popular with teenagers, has announced that it will be offering those pesky kids, or adults, the chance Read more

Alleged Snapchat database leak sees 4.6 million user's numbers available online
Alleged Snapchat database leak sees 4.6 million user's numbers available online By Mike Lowe

Mere hours into 2014 and Snapchat is the next big tech company to have its users' security breached. The website SnapchatDB! has appeared online, offering Read more

Snapchat said no to $3B Facebook buyout, thinks it will be worth more
Snapchat said no to $3B Facebook buyout, thinks it will be worth more By Elyse Betters

Facebook wanted to gobble up mobile app Snapchat, much as it did with Instagram, only this time the social network offered three times the amount, according Read more

Snapchat introduces Snapchat Stories, 24-hour slices of users' lives
Snapchat introduces Snapchat Stories, 24-hour slices of users' lives By Rik Henderson

Snapchat, the photo and video application that works on the basis that old posts are unwanted and therefore disappear after a friend has viewed them, has Read more

Snap Keys: The invisible keyboard, we go hands-on
Snap Keys: The invisible keyboard, we go hands-on By Stuart Miles

With screen real estate on your mobile phone as precious as ever, one company is trying to help by creating an on-screen keyboard that lets you type what Read more

EA buys Angry Birds publisher, but fails to snap up Angry Birds
EA buys Angry Birds publisher, but fails to snap up Angry Birds By Stuart Miles

Electronic Arts has swooped in and bought Angry Birds publisher Chillingo for a cool $20 million dollars. However, the deal doesn't include the publisher's Read more