Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Hitthestock.comHitthestock.com

Tech News

Game preservationists dig for lost apps in TestFlight ‘teraleak’

Promotional art for Rovio Classics: Angry Birds.
Image: Rovio

A huge number of old mobile games and apps from TestFlight, which lets developers share in-development versions of their apps, have been discovered on the Internet Archive, as reported by Eurogamer. The 1.2TB cache, which is being called the “teraleak,” could be a really big deal for preservationists, especially because many older apps are no longer available to download in any form.

The apps are from “roughly” 2012 through 2015, according to an account on X (formerly Twitter) that’s focused on the leak. It appears that the apps were scraped from the TestFlight website in early 2015, perhaps from misconfigured cloud storage; links on the Wayback Machine include mentions of Amazon’s CloudFront and S3 services for AWS.

Before it was a…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Travis Fisher The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for power plants was published in May 2023 and the original comment period...

Tech News

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple announced a pilot program called “contingent pricing for subscriptions” on Friday that will let App Store...

Editor's Pick

In this edition of the GoNoGo Charts show, as equities rally with speed from 4600 to 4700 this week, Alex and Tyler take a...

Editor's Pick

In the fourth of a five-part special series on StockCharts TV‘s The Final Bar, Dave discusses the top leadership trends of 2023. From the concept of...