Last week, the Twitter app for Android started receiving an update with a major design tweak. How one navigates the app is changing with the addition of a new navigation bar. Considering most Android apps have this format with the bottom bar for shortcuts, it probably won’t be your first time seeing the feature, but it might take getting used to if you’re completely new to it or use Twitter a lot.
There are a bevy of Twitter clients available on Android, but Flamingo is one of the most popular. Over the weekend, Flamingo shut down for what appears to be for good.
Twitter is rolling out another update today, right on the heels of raising the service’s character barrier. With it, Twitter is making threads easier to compose.
Back in September, Twitter began experimenting with a new character limit for tweets. One of the downsides to using Twitter according to many, is the character limit placed on tweets, which has been set at 140 for some time. Following successful experimentation by a select group of testers, Twitter is doubling its tweet character limit from 140 to 240, for almost everyone. No more combining words or phrases to fit the small threshold!
Twitter is experimenting with a new character limit for tweets. For as long as we can remember, the threshold has been at 140 characters, which for most us, just simply isn’t enough. This can be seen as one of the downsides to using Twitter for expressing thoughts or something important that happened during your day, that just can’t be told in two lines.
The Lenovo Moto X4 is a rumored mid-range smartphone scheduled to arrive with Project Fi compatibility later this year, an answer to the prayers of many Android tech enthusiasts who are more than tired of waiting for Google to bring non-Google smartphones to the wireless carrier. As usual, when rumors like this turn up, photo leaks aren’t ever too far behind.
The OnePlus 5 will launch this summer. We already know a lot about the handset’s spec list and design, but this week we learned a little more about what one can expect to see out of China’s OEM in a few months.
Twitter has introduced Twitter Lite, a mobile web version of the social platform we all know about and use throughout out day. The purpose of Twitter Lite is to provide a cleaner and more simplistic interface when compared to web, with reduced performance that will in turn provide less battery and data consumption.