The Android community has gotten very large, but if there is one thing we can all agree on, it’s that the Facebook app for Android isn’t very good. Some may even say it sucks (and I may have to agree with them). Sure, it’s a lot better after the native update, but better than nearly ... Read More »
Originally rumored on Monday to to be unveiled today, like clockwork, Facebook has just announced video sharing for its massively popular photo sharing network, Instagram, to take on Vine.
Video sharing through Instagram is similar to other social networks and apps in that videos are limited in time, 15 seconds in this case, and ... Read More »
It looks like the failures of both the HTC ChaCha and the newly doomed HTC First weren’t enough to dissuade Facebook from making more Facebook-branded devices. If you don’t remember, the HTC First was discounted from $99.99 to $0.99 on contract soon ... Read More »
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Early this year Facebook started testing free voice calls in Canada via their Messenger app, and now the feature is slowly being rolled out to the US. If you have Facebook Messenger already installed, just open up your contacts list and click info on any person to see if there is an option ... Read More »
If you love Facebook, or you have a Facebook account and are curious what all the buzz is about, now is the time to install Facebook Home. The new app from Facebook is actually a family of experiences that includes a new lock screen and home screen called Cover Feed, a new app ... Read More »
Facebook Home is scheduled to launch later today for select Android devices, but one of the coolest new features of Facebook’s launcher is available right now. Today the standalone Facebook Messenger app was updated to include the new Chat Heads feature, which overlays Facebook messages on top of your Android experience.
We tested out ... Read More »
Last week at the Facebook Home event I stood in line for over an hour with hopes of meeting Mark Zuckerberg. “His schedule is full and he doesn’t have time for you,” said one of his assistants. Another PR person chimed in, “Why don’t you go play with the HTC First?”
I was determined. In ... Read More »
The press photos of Facebook’s freshly announced replacement launcher Facebook Home look impressive. In fact, I wasn’t expecting them to look that good. Cover feed turns your home screen into a canvas, allowing your friends to paint it. Your home screen, and lock screen, is essentially full screen photos your friends have uploaded. In the ... Read More »
Today, after years of rumors, Facebook finally announced the real Facebook phone. Or rather, a way to turn any phone into the Facebook phone: Facebook Home. Set to release as an alternative Android launcher, Facebook Home transforms your phone into a social powerhouse, focusing on the people you talk and interact with, not so much ... Read More »
With Facebook’s Android-themed event under 24 hours away now, leaks on what they plan to announce keep rolling in. We’ve already got a good idea of what the device that unveils “Facebook Home” will include and how Facebook Home will be deployed (essentially as a home replacement launcher available in Google Play). Now we’ve ... Read More »