Many online services are catering to users with less powerful devices with slimmed-down versions of their apps. That's particularly important for cheaper smartphones, which tend to have less memory, and people who use metered mobile data .
Even with those roadblocks in mind, Spotify Lite still may be worth a look seeing as how it's only around 15MB in size compared to the 100MB monster that is the regular Spotify app.
However, like most things in life, there's a compromise here... although we can't quite be sure exactly what. That apparently includes - or, rather, doesn't include - offline playback and Spotify Connect for streaming to other devices. You're basically getting an app that can stream random songs and shuffled playlists, and that's it. For now, app tracking firm Sensor Tower suggests Spotify Lite has racked up just 4,000 downloads so this is very much a test deployment.
Of course, the app is in beta right now so that list of missing features may change as/when it gets a full worldwide release. What complicates this process for Spotify Lite, be it the lack of storage on budget phones or otherwise, remains a mystery to us. It's most likely a block on users in the U.S., so those of us in the States will have to stick to regular Spotify streaming.
A Spotify spokesperson told us: "At Spotify, we routinely conduct a number of tests in an effort to improve our user experience".
RCS is supposed to improve texting by adding features like group chat, video and GIF support and file and location sharing. This will keep your phone from sending anything stored on it, whether you're looking to do that intentionally or not.
There should be another release candidate later on this month, followed by the final release later this quarter. Are you among those smartphone fans patiently waiting for Android P to land in that software updates menu?
Going by the price, the smartphone will face tough competition from Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and the recently launched Moto G6 . The smartphone features "Chat over Video", to allow users to reply to messages without interrupting any already playing video.
El alcalde viajaba en compañía de una oficial del Registro Civil, quien resultó herida y llevada a un hospital de Ciudad Guzmán. Hace unas horas fue asesinado a disparos el alcalde de Tecalitlán , Jalisco , Víctor José Guadalupe Díaz Contreras .
Under the deal, half of HTC's smartphone research and development team - about 2,000 people - would go to Google. Smartphone manufacturer HTC will slash nearly a quarter of its employees in an effort to become profitable.
In addition to Federer's Nike RF logo, the logo on the right shoe has the No. 8, reflecting how many Wimbledon's he has won. The good thing is it's not theirs forever. "In a short period of time, it will come to me".
However, because of the bug, someone who was unblocked could have been able to message a user who had blocked them in the past. Facebook keeps making mistakes that share your info - and this time it's with people you've explicitly blocked.
Ramos is thought to have purposefully damaged his fingertips to avoid fingerprint identification, CBS News reports. US President Donald Trump has been briefed on the shooting, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said.
CCTV footage unearthed the terrible accident of a chartered plane which got crashed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area on Thursday. The black box of the aircraft has been recovered, with authorities having begun a probe into the cause of the crash .
Trapped Thai boys 'very weak but all alive', says diver
The group was trapped in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex in Chiang Rai province for 10 days before being found by rescuers . Experts said it could take weeks - if not months - to get them out with much of the cave still submerged by floods.