Space taken by app - Lost files????

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I just deleted mobile rss after my iPad was running down to almost no space, which is when I found that this app is suffering from a problem similar to flipboard. Users may not know this is evening happening but if people try uninstalling they may find it is.

I also want to mention, this is a problem flipboard is suffering from, and I believe this is a lost files or ongoing growth of cache files, not sure on that.

What I did:
-check available space in settings - general - about
-delete mobile rss from iPad screen
-watch as a 15+ minutes passed by and my iPad went semi-unresponsive
-checked available space settings which went from 150 mb free to 2.3 GB free, and it is still going

I believe this is something apple should be made aware of, as I said in the flipboard thread, if there's no way for users to manage lost files, if it's the device's fault they should put some logic in to address it

Not meaning to link to a competing app, but here is a similar topic for flipboard.
http://getsatisfaction.com/flipboard/...

I am guessing if MobileRSS users try removing the problem will become evident. Of course some caching should take place but not to the tune of 2 gigs I'd say.
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mathew.rossi

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mathew.rossi

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I'll update with the final tally tomorrow, but it's still recovering space 40 minutes later, and there's now 6GB free, so needless to say I'm not impressed. I do think it's a problem not confined to just this app.
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mathew.rossi

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Grand total 9.3 GB recovered by uninstalling one app. That is insane.
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Charlie, Employee

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What must be taking up all that space are images. We just added an image cache clearing feature to MobileRSS HD, you can find it in the settings. We submitted this update a week ago and you should see the update available any day now.
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No update yet.
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Tom Lee, Employee

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We have developed the new version of MobileRSS HD and submitted to Apple already. It will take about 10 days for Apple to review it. Then you can see it on iTunes. Thanks!