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Samsung reportedly wants nothing to do with a Facebook phone

Samsung reportedly wants nothing to do with a Facebook phone

By 19 June 2013

Samsung has always shown its willingness to add plenty of smartphones to its line-up - for at least marketing's sake. But, it looks like the South Korea-based company wants to stick to its TouchWiz comforts, instead of unleashing a phone with Facebook... >>

Facebook Home adds Favorites tray in Facebook for Android update

Facebook Home adds Favorites tray in Facebook for Android update

By 6 June 2013

Following reports that Facebook wants to add more features to its Facebook Home, Facebook for Android has updated on Thursday with improvements for the social network's native app and app launcher.  The Facebook for Android app now allow users to easily... >>

AT&T will reportedly stop carrying the HTC First, due to slow sales

AT&T will reportedly stop carrying the HTC First, due to slow sales

By 13 May 2013

AT&T is said to be stopping carrying the HTC First, the first smartphone to come with Facebook's new Home software preloaded, according to BGR. The report is far from confirmed, but if BGR's sources are to be believed we'll soon see the HTC First taken... >>

Facebook Home hits 1 million downloads from Google Play

Facebook Home hits 1 million downloads from Google Play

By 9 May 2013

Facebook announced Thursday that Facebook Home, the social network's custom Android launcher, passed the 1 million download mark from Google Play. Facebook Home aims to put your friends front and centre, overlaying the traditional Android lockscreen with... >>

HTC First gets massive price slash at AT&T, after reports of weak demand

HTC First gets massive price slash at AT&T, after reports of weak demand

By 8 May 2013

The HTC First may not be off to a great start at AT&T, the first carrier to house the Facebook Phone. On Wednesday, the Facebook Home loaded smartphone received a price cut from the initial $99.99  (£65)pricing, down to $0.99 when signing a two-year... >>

Facebook Home for Android surpasses 500,000 downloads in just over a week

Facebook Home for Android surpasses 500,000 downloads in just over a week

By 22 April 2013

The Facebook Home launcher, available on Google Play for five devices, has surpassed 500,000 downloads nine days after its 12 April release. Google doesn’t provide an exact download counter for apps on its marketplace. However, Benedict Evans noted... >>

Facebook Chat Heads come to iPhone, but no Facebook Home

Facebook Chat Heads come to iPhone, but no Facebook Home

By 17 April 2013

Facebook has added Chat Head functionality to its existing Facebook app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with an update. Unfortunately though, there are no signs that the Facebook Home launcher – as available on Android – will be coming to the platform.... >>

Facebook Home comes home: Available globally

Facebook Home comes home: Available globally

By 17 April 2013

Facebook has made Facebook Home available to those in the UK and the rest of the world, so the new app is available for anyone with a compatible device. Facebook Home, the launcher app that brings your Facebook feed to the home screen of your Android... >>

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HTC First

By 15 April 2013

We’ve got smartphone fatigue. It’s always a new iPhone, new Windows Phone, new Android phone with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UX, or a lifesaver the folks at BlackBerry are trying to cook up, dominating the news cycle on a daily basis. This is why... >>

Facebook Home now available in the US, global rollout to follow

Facebook Home now available in the US, global rollout to follow

By 12 April 2013

Facebook Home is now available to download for those in the US, the first stage in Facebook’s assault on your Android smartphone. Facebook’s Home app brings with it a Facebook first look to your existing smartphone, with support for devices such as... >>