Facebook Phone archive

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #124 - Facebook Phone, Facebook Home
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #124 - Facebook Phone, Facebook Home

    By 5 April 2013

    A return from the Easter break sees the traditional podcast format back with fresh discussion on last night's Facebook Home and Facebook Phone launch. Plus, the linters explore the McClaren Technology Centre - a building so eco-friendly it is the home...

  • Facebook phone unveiled as HTC First with Facebook Home, available 12 April on AT&T US, EE coming soon
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    Facebook phone unveiled as HTC First with Facebook Home, available 12 April on AT&T US, EE coming soon

    By 4 April 2013

    Facebook has officially announced the HTC First "Facebook Phone" at a media event at its headquarters in San Francisco. Peter Chou, HTC's chief executive officer, revealed the handset based on Android with Facebook's own Facebook Home launched on top....

  • Facebook phone? Watch the Facebook New Home on Android event right here
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    Facebook phone? Watch the Facebook New Home on Android event right here

    By 4 April 2013

    The Facebook New Home for Android event is due to start within the hour and Pocket-lint has the live stream right here so you don't have to go anywhere else to follow the action as it happens. Will Mark Zuckerberg finally unveil the much-rumoured Facebook...

  • Facebook Home UI leaks with full screen graphics ahead of Thursday event
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    Facebook Home UI leaks with full screen graphics ahead of Thursday event

    By 3 April 2013

    The user interface that will run on the HTC First (Facebook Phone) has leaked ahead of Facebook's big reveal on 4 April. Evleaks at 9to5Google was able to score a look at "Facebook Home" - a skinned version of Android that the folks in Menlo Park have...

  • HTC First 'Facebook Phone' leaks ahead of 4 April event
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    HTC First 'Facebook Phone' leaks ahead of 4 April event

    By 2 April 2013

    A photo of the 'HTC First' has leaked, which is believed to be the Facebook phone that will be announced at the company's 4 April event.  The leak came courtesy of EvLeaks on Twitter, which has been very reliable with mobile handset information in the...

  • HTC Myst 'Facebook Phone' software leaks ahead of 4 April event
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    HTC Myst 'Facebook Phone' software leaks ahead of 4 April event

    By 1 April 2013

    A system dump of the "Facebook Phone" from HTC and the social media giant has leaked, giving us an indication of what will be announced at the 4 April media event. Android Police was able to score the software, but was unable to sign in to some key areas,...

  • HTC Myst 'Facebook Phone' approved by the FCC ahead of rumoured launch
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    HTC Myst 'Facebook Phone' approved by the FCC ahead of rumoured launch

    By 22 March 2013

    HTC and Facebook's alleged Myst smartphone has crossed the desk of the FCC with AT&T bands, confirming its existence ahead of a rumoured launch this spring.  We first heard word of the Myst earlier this month, when mobile tipster EvLeaks detailed its...

  • HTC Myst 'Facebook Phone' leaks with mid-range specifications, pre-loaded apps
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    HTC Myst 'Facebook Phone' leaks with mid-range specifications, pre-loaded apps

    By 8 March 2013

    HTC and Facebook have paired up for yet another "Facebook Phone", set to launch sometime this spring with a 4.3-inch touchscreen and mid-range specs, according to UnwiredView.  EvLeaks over at the publication keeps live the Facebook Phone rumour, which...

  • EXCLUSIVE: HTC Opera UL is official Facebook phone
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    EXCLUSIVE: HTC Opera UL is official Facebook phone

    By 2 November 2012

    A lot has been said about an official Facebook phone, including Mark Zuckerberg's claim that a "phone just doesn't make any sense". However, Pocket-lint can exclusively reveal that a Facebook phone is in development, and it's the mysterious device that...

  • Zuckerberg: Facebook phone is no go, but I've greenlit search engine
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    Zuckerberg: Facebook phone is no go, but I've greenlit search engine

    By 12 September 2012

    Mark Zuckerberg has put paid to rumours that his company is looking to launch a Facebook phone, claiming that it doesn't make any sense. He has, however, admitted that there are ambitions to take on Google head-to-head with a Facebook search engine. Speaking...

  • Are HTC and Facebook developing a smartphone?
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    Are HTC and Facebook developing a smartphone?

    By 25 April 2012

    HTC and Facebook may be working towards developing another Facebook phone, if sources talking to DigiTimes are to be believed. Although little or no information of any substance is given as evidence, it's said that a Q3 2012 launch is being eyed to set...

  • Official Facebook phone incoming: Just a novelty?
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    Official Facebook phone incoming: Just a novelty?

    By 22 November 2011

    Facebook is going into partnership with HTC in order to produce an official Facebook phone; nicknamed Buffy, after the vampire slayer, it will run a modified version of the Android operating system. According to sources close to AllThingsD the launch...

  • Motorola Motokey Social Facebook friendly phone official
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    Motorola Motokey Social Facebook friendly phone official

    By 4 November 2011

    Motorola is to join the Facebook Phone club with the Motokey Social, a friendly looking phone that has just gone live on the soon-to-be-Google-owned company's website. The Motokey Social packs a physical Facebook button, just like the Vodafone 555 Blue,...

  • Vodafone 555 Blue hands-on
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    Vodafone 555 Blue hands-on

    By 27 July 2011

    The first thing to say about the Vodafone 555 Blue is that it's not blue at all, it's white. Actually the most important thing to say is that the 555 is not a handset to match the likes of the HTC ChaCha - another mobile phone built firmly with Facebook...

  • HTC ChaCha hits Phones 4u on 2 June
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    HTC ChaCha hits Phones 4u on 2 June

    By 1 June 2011

    The long awaited HTC ChaCha or 'Facebook phone' looks set to hit store shelves on 2 June when it arrives at Phones 4u. Those desperate for a bit of extra social networking in their lives will find the handset's dedicated Facebook button a serious temptation....

  • INQ Cloud Touch touching down 6 April
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    INQ Cloud Touch touching down 6 April

    By 18 March 2011

    The so-called Facebook phone, the INQ Cloud Touch, will land in the UK on 6 April and will go on sale via The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy. Although not an “official” Facebook phone the INQ Cloud Touch is deeply integrated with the social network....

  • Facebook confirms existence of HTC Facebook phone
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    Facebook confirms existence of HTC Facebook phone

    By 27 January 2011

    Remember the story on Pocket-lint on Wednesday about HTC getting ready to launch a Facebook phone at MWC 2011? Well, it seems as if it is going to happen - although perhaps not in the way that was made out by the woefully inaccurate City AM report. Facebook...

  • HTC to Like Facebook phones at MWC
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    HTC to Like Facebook phones at MWC

    By 26 January 2011

    HTC is, according to business freesheet City AM at least, going to announce two Facebook branded phones at MWC next month. Now, City AM also states that HTC is a "Korean manufacturer", which will be news to all those people based at HTC's Taiwan HQ and...

  • INQ Cloud Touch looks like being the next Facebook phone
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    INQ Cloud Touch looks like being the next Facebook phone

    By 12 January 2011

    A listing for the INQ Cloud Touch has turned up at the Bluetooth SIG, and it sounds as if the handset could be the "next stage" Facebook phone that an INQ spokesperson exclusively told Pocket-lint about back in September. The description of the handset...

  • Facebook: No Facebook Phone, but a Facebook mobile platform
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    Facebook: No Facebook Phone, but a Facebook mobile platform

    By 3 November 2010

    Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has ruled out a “Facebook Phone”, instead telling those who care that the company is all about building a mobile platform to work across multiple platforms, as it plans to become the heart and soul of your social media...