Fun fact: Our Android application supports over 6,400 different devices. And that list keeps on growing by the month.
All of this diversity means that our app has to accommodate a wide range of different hardware and software configurations whenever someone connects to our service.
However, all those different devices come with varying abilities to establish and maintain a high-bandwidth connection. The interplay between our app on your device and our secure servers can be processing-intensive. In other words, it is not always fast, and speed matters a lot when it comes to messaging.
So we came up with a better solution. It’s just as secure, but the connection protocol is far more tolerant of your device’s ability to process data and connect to the Internet. And it is faster. Much faster.
We sleep better when our app runs like a Swiss-watch, so we added a few enhancements and fixes that include: