Twitter Lite launches today, needs less storage space, uses less data

If you like to keep up to date with Twitter but are tight on storage space or want to reduce data usage, the company has a new option as of today. Twitter Lite is what’s known as a Progressive Web App. Running in Chrome and other mobile browsers, it’s a client-side JavaScript application that takes up less than 1MB of storage space.

Twitter says that the service also minimizes data usage and is resilient on unreliable and congested mobile networks, also supporting an offline mode. You also have the option of further reducing data usage by only downloading low-res previews of images and videos …


Huawei P9 spotted in the wild, P9 Lite renders point to 5.2-inch display

Besides the flagship P9, Huawei is also expected to release a smaller P9 Lite and phablet P9 Max at its April 6 event in London. Today, renders of the P9 Lite purportedly show off the device for the first time and several new images have surfaced of the P9 being used in the wild…


Huawei P9, P9 Lite and P9 Max specs possibly revealed in sketchy online listing

Huawei’s next flagship smartphone will be the P9, and if rumors and leaks are anything to go by, we’re expecting a phone which looks very similar to the P8 released last year. With that said, there will undoubtedly be some differences shown off when the device gets unveiled to the media at a London event on April 6th. Now, the family of P9-series phones has shown up on Oppomart, an online store which specializes in importing Chinese smartphones to the US.


Huawei has shipped an impressive 10 million P8 Lite smartphones since launch

Huawei has announced via a short press release that it has shipped more than 10 million P8 Lite units since it launched last Spring. More interestingly, the manufacturer states that the P8 Lite is its first ever smartphone to be more popular internationally that it is in China, showing that its recent focus on the wider global market is well-placed and working effectively.


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Minecraft: Story Mode gets a release date as pre-orders ramp up


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Honor launches ‘Youth Edition’ Honor 8 Lite & flagship Honor V9 in China

Honor has today taken the wraps off of two new smartphones for China: the mid-range Honor 8 Lite and the flagship-level Honor V9. While there’s no word yet on a US release for either of these devices, today’s announcements might at the very least gives us an idea of what the Chinese company might be bringing to the US in the future…