Nokia Outs Its Own Data-Crunching Browser for Lumias
Nokia recently announced Xpress for Lumia Beta, a new browser that it says will help Lumia device owners reduce the amount of data used when surfing the web. According to Nokia, its Xpress browser compresses data by up to 85% and also helps cut down on battery usage. It lets Lumia owners check their data usage, save pages for offline reading, as well as save various different file types directly to their SkyDrive account. Xpress for Lumia Beta also offers a word discovery tool and one-click language translation for most web pages. The beta browser is free to download from Nokia's Beta Labs web site.
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Hands On with the Microsoft Lumia 650
Microsoft announced the Lumia 650 ahead of Mobile World Congress and we had a chance to take a look at it on-site here in Barcelona. This mid-range Windows 10 handset is far more impressive than the entry-level Lumia 550, and almost outshines the high-end Lumias 950 and 950 XL.
Google Chrome for Android Becomes More Efficient
Sep 27, 2016
Google today updated its Chrome browser for Android devices with new tools to help reduce data usage, download pages for offline use, and discover more personalized content. To start, Data Saver has expanded to video.
Google Launches Multi-Purpose File-Wrangling App
Dec 5, 2017
Google today released the final version of Files Go, its new file-management app for Android. The app serves multiple purposes: it includes a file browser, local file transfer tool, and a tool to help free up storage on your phone.
Amazon Prime Reading Lets Prime Subscribers Read for Free
Oct 5, 2016
Amazon today announced Prime Reading, a new benefit for subscribers of Amazon Prime that provides a selection of free books, magazines, and comics each month. Amazon says Prime Reading includes access to more than one thousand popular books, the latest magazines, and exclusive short content all presented within the Kindle app.