Twitter Tweaks Mobile Web Version for Feature Phones
Twitter today announced that it has updated mobile.Twitter.com so that users of feature phones have access to more functions of the microblogging service from their handsets. The update brings all the features that were delivered to the Twitter service's main web site in December to older phones and phones that run on slower networks — all while using less bandwidth in the process. According to Twitter the new mobile web site lets feature phone users see all the Tweets from the followed accounts in the Home tab, check @mentions in the Connect tab, see what's trending in the Discover tab, and access direct messages and Tweets in the Me tab. Twitter says the mobile app is fast, and consumes two-thirds as much data as the previous web site. The mobile web site is free to use and doesn't require that uses download an app.
Apple Improves iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with 3D Touch
Sep 9, 2015
Apple today announced the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, which are enhanced versions last year's iPhones. Like the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the 6s and 6s Plus have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens, respectively, slim metal designs, and fingerprint readers built into the home button.
LG V10 Boasts Second Screen, Dual Front Cameras
Oct 1, 2015
LG announced the V10, a flagship smartphone that includes a ticker display, double cameras, and a more rugged design than some of LG's previous handsets. The main screen measures 5.7 inches and has quad HD resolution, while the secondary display, which sits above the main one, measures 2.1 inches and has 1040 x 160 pixels.
Facebook Tweaks Trending News and Expands Fundraising
May 24, 2017
Facebook updated several of its offerings today, including how it handles trending news and supports fundraising campaigns. Facebook says it has redesigned its trending news function with the goal of surfacing higher-quality content in the news box.
Twitter Adds 'Connect' Tab to Help Find Accounts Worth Following
May 3, 2016
Twitter today announced a new tool meant to make it easier to find new people and accounts to follow. The "connect" tab will appear on Twitter for the web, and in the Android and iOS mobile apps beginning today, where Twitter will curate a list of accounts it believe users might like to follow.
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