Snap v3 Beta now available!

@RedLightOLove has just released the long awaited update to Snap. This update dubbed Snap version 3 Beta comes in at version 2.9.9.0 and is available to be sideloaded on a BlackBerry 10 device near you! Snap lets you login to your Google Play account and download your purchased and free apps to your BlackBerry 10 device. Thanks to a Tweet from @RedLightOLove we now know that Snap version 3 will be available soon.

 

What’s new in Snap v3 Beta 1 (2.9.9.0)

  • Complete rewrite of Snap v2
  • New user interface inspired by the latest version of Google Play Store
  • Browse more app categories and view suggested apps
  • Read app reviews
  • Search Snap via BB10 extended search
  • Pause and resume downloads
  • View screenshots full screen
  • Download of additional files (such as .obb)
  • Remove apps from “My Apps”

Snap v3 Upcoming Features

  • Background service (headless) to check for updates periodically
  • Hub Integration
  • Download updates in the background
  • Setting to Download apps on WiFi only
  • Ignore apps from update check (such as Amazon Appstore)
  • Update All (downloads all available updates)
  • Choose between Bright and Dark theme

Snap v3 Beta Known Issues

  • Ability to move APKs after install is not included in this build
  • If network becomes unavailable, no notification is made
  • After updating an app, it still appears in the My Apps -> Updates screen until app restart
  • Only Bright theme is available
  • While on app page, Add Bookmark, Share, and Open in Browser currently point to home page of the Google Play web store
  • Snap v3 is optimized for Z10, Z30, and Z30. Passport, Classic, and Q10/Q5 layout issues will be resolved in a later Beta build.
  • Encoding issues with non-latin character sets.
  • “What’s new” missing for apps that have an update available
  • On Browse page, when scrolling if accidentally touch the “More” button, it will navigate to that page instead of scrolling.

Head on over to Red Light Of Love for the download.

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