updated 03:45 pm EST, Sun February 9, 2014
Photo soundtrack app officially launched for iOS
Snippit, a sound-based photo sharing app, has been released for iOS. Allowing users to add a 4- to 10-second clip of a song to a photo shared via the user's social media. The song can be sourced from a downloaded file on one's device, or selected from iTunes' 30 second song previews. Text captions, location check-ins and tagging of friends are also included as features. Available for free download through iTunes, Snippit requires iOS 6.1 or later.
Google Play Newsstand adds widget, mini view
Content aggregator Google Play Newsstand has received an update, featuring a new mini card view and widget version. Both additions center around compression and truncation of news stories, with its mini card view offering a headline-only view format, and its widget option featuring a click-through list of select stories, accessible from a device's home screen. The update also includes new organizational functions, greater language support, and miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements. Google Play Newsstand is available for free download online.