The ultra-secure messaging app favored by Edward Snowden and many security analysts has finally landed on desktop.
Signal, the app made by the same organization that powers the encryption in WhatsApp and other services, now has a dedicated desktop experience for its iPhone users.
Notably, Signal still doesn’t have a standalone desktop experience — you’ll need to link the desktop version to your mobile version — but the new app should make using the app a bit easier for many of its users.
Signal creator Open Whisper Systems, the open source software group that focuses on end-to-end encryption, first launched a desktop app for Android users last year and rolled out a beta version for iOS in the spring. But with the most recent update, it’s now ready for all iPhone users. Read more…