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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

HTC First
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HTC First

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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

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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... >>

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to Android, no need for Facebook Home

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to Android, no need for Facebook Home

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Making preparations for the launch of Facebook Home on Friday, Facebook has updated the Facebook Messenger app for Android, in the process making the Chat Heads feature available to all. Chat Heads, despite the silly name, is an aspect of Facebook Home... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #125 - Facebook Home review

Pocket-lint Podcast #125 - Facebook Home review

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Having played with it for while before its general release, Pocket-lint reviews the Facebook Home launcher for Android and reveals whether or not we'll be installing it on our own phones in due course. In addition, the team mulls over HMV's survival and... >>

Facebook Home: 5 things it needs to change to become your homescreen

Facebook Home: 5 things it needs to change to become your homescreen

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Facebook Home brings the social network right to the homescreen of your Android phone. While that might be enough for the diehard Facebook fan, there are a few areas in which we’d like to see improvements before we would adopt it as an essential app.... >>

Facebook Home review: Explored from the inside

Facebook Home review: Explored from the inside

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Facebook has a new Home on Android. A new home that bubbles Facebook right to the surface of your Android phone, bringing with it the first salvo in the assault on your smartphone. Facebook Home is a two-pronged attack, the HTC First delivering an integrated... >>