S60 5th Ed. Gets Updated Flash Lite, Messaging Client
Nokia and Adobe are now offering Flash Lite 3.1 for S60 5th Edition. The 700Kb download is available via the App Update tool. Once installed, Flash performance is improved. Also, the Nokia Messaging Client has moved from beta status to a full release for S60 5th Edition. Changes for the new release include bug fixes and more language support. Nokia also said that it is working to bring homescreen integration and support for HTML email to the next version of Nokia Messaging.
Facebook Adds Video Chat to Messenger Lite
Facebook today made its slimmed-down messaging app a bit more powerful with the addition of video chatting. Facebook calls video chats "an expected and essential part of everyday communication" and the company is pleased to offer the functionality to users of the Messenger Lite app.
Facebook Debuts Messenger 'Lite' for Slow Networks
Facebook today announced Messenger Lite, a pared-down version of its instant messaging app for emerging markets. The app is meant for entry-level and mid-range Android handsets that operate on slower cellular networks.
Facebook Releases 'Lite' App for Android Phones
Facebook today announced Facebook Lite, a version of the social network that uses less data and will work on less-robust network connections. The Facebook Lite app is just 1MB to install, and Facebook claims it loads quickly and offers core features, such as News Feed, status updates, photos, and notifications.
HMD Global Allowing Nokia 8 Owners to Beta Test Oreo
HMD Global unveiled the Nokia Phones Beta Lab, where it will make pre-release versions of software available to interested testers. The first release is a beta build of Android 8 Oreo, which is being offered to the Nokia 8 smartphone.