Currently, there are more than 2 billion smartphone users in the world, and most of them have internet service on their smartphones. Smartphones are not much useful without apps, and these days almost all apps require the availability of internet to stay updated and provide good service.
Most users have very low internet speeds. If you are one of them, then this news is for you. Slow internet users will be happy to know that two of the world’s biggest online companies have joined hands to work on slow internet issues. [Also see: Super Mario Run has been confirmed for Android Devices! Here’s the release date!]
Facebook and Flipkart have joined hands to search for a solution to the slow speeds of internet services on various devices.
They have come out with two methods that can help users deal with their slow internet speeds. These methods aim to save the time of the users as they will not have to wait for buffering and will not require downloading updates. Yes, one of the solutions allows users to skip the updates of apps. A platform has been built namely ‘React Native’ which gives power to the developer community to optimize products.[Also see: Latest Oxygen OS 4.1.0 based on Android Nougat 7.1.1 rolls out for One Plus 3 and 3T]
Flipkart has developed a method in which people with low-end devices can get the app-like feeling while visiting Flipkart’s site on the web. Flipkart Lite consumes less data, thus proving helpful for people with low internet speeds. The company has also been working on building technology where the number of updates required for a user was significantly reduced.
The efforts mentioned above are clearly for a very noble cause and will hopefully prove to be useful for millions of smartphone users. [Also see: Everything You Need To Know About New MacBook Pro with the ‘Touch Bar’]