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.
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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?”
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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 »
This week we are headed to Facebook to check out their “new home on Android,” and rumors suggested that a new HTC phone would make an appearance. A device with the codename Myst has been floating around for several months, but it appears the product will launch as the HTC First, according ... Read More »
Facebook just sent out invites for an Android related event next week, and TechCrunch is reporting that their sources say it will be the often rumored “Facebook Phone.” All the Android blogs were invited to attend with message that read, “Come see our new home on Android.”
Back in late August of this year, we brought you a story on how Facebook was forcing its employees to switch to Android in order to get them to see just how bad the app was. We’ve seen nary an improvement to the Android Facebook app since then, but Facebook isn’t giving up.
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While the iOS version of Facebook may have gotten a much improved native app today, Android users are still stuck with an abomination of an app. There are constant complaints over just how terrible the Android app is, and what’s worse, Facebook knows it. So just how do they plan on fixing it? By forcing ... Read More »
Cloud gaming on Android is going to get a shot of adrenaline later this year. Today at the GPU Technology Conference, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced that their new Kepler chip was the world’s first GPU for cloud computing and it would be powering Gaikai‘s multi-platform gaming service.
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