Facebook 4.0 app for Android to usher in new UI

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The next big release of Facebook’s mobile app for Android should usher in a new UI, according to reports. Allegedly, the 4.0 version of Facebook for Android features the design and layout you see in the images above. It’s not clear, exactly, how soon Facebook plans to roll out this ...

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Alpha: Test the bleeding edge features of Facebook for Android

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Forget that beta stuff… you want bleeding edge? You need that alpha. Facebook now allows for an alpha version of its Android application which provides a totally different user experience than the official client. If you’re the kind of user who doesn’t mind bugs and glitches ...

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Facebook beta brings Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr to ‘Home’ experience

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Facebook on Thursday announced that Facebook for Android Beta testers will be able to check out posts and photos and posts from Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram on their Home lock screen. Pretty sweet stuff, especially for those who like to dabble in multiple social networks. To turn on ...

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Facebook app now allows for post and comment editing

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The official Facebook app for Android has a new feature that should be well-received by many of you. As the headlines spoils it, the app now allows for editing of posts and comments – even after sharing. Those of you who have played with the Facebook beta client may already be up on this ...

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Facebook testing new ways to watch video in mobile app

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Today we’re starting to test an easier way to watch videos on Facebook. Now when you see a video in News Feed, it comes to life and starts playing. Videos initially play silently, and if you want you can tap to play with sound in full screen. Scroll past if you don’t want to watch.... Read More

U.S. feedback kills the U.K launch of HTC First

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We can’t say this is much of a surprise; the HTC First will not be arriving in the U.K. anytime soon. After receiving less than stellar feedback for the U.S. launch of the HTC First, the social network giant has scrapped plans to launch the device across the pond.  OK, not officially ...

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Facebook Home installs cross 500,000 mark

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The Facebook Home Android application has crossed the 500,000 mark in roughly one week of existence. As noted by TechCrunch over the weekend, the figure can be construed as having come out flat. There’s a billion Facebook users around the globe and a large portion of the base is mobile, ...

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Like it or not, the Facebook Phone is here

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After all that speculation, the Facebook Phone is here. And it’s not just one device. In fact, it can be the device you have in your pocket today. The Facebook Home app experience will be available as a download from Google Play so that you can install it on your existing phone. Click ...

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HTC First announced for April 12 with $99 price tag

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HTC today announced that the first Facebook Home device, the aptly named HTC First, will be available starting from April 12. The HTC First (formerly Myst) features a  a 4.3-inch 720p HD display, a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 4G LTE support, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a suite of ...

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Facebook Home will be available for select Android devices starting April 12

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Facebook today announced that the Facebook Home experience will be available for select Android devices starting from April 12. Right out of the gate, Facebook Home will be supported by the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, and HTC One X+. Of course, the two big flagship devices (Samsung Galaxy ...

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WSJ: Facebook’s Android announcement is home screen experience

There is no Facebook phone. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook’s upcoming Android announcement is actually more of a home screen experience and not an actual device. That rumored HTC Myst? It’s just the first device to come from a partner, which, in this case is HTC. The ...

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Facebook phone to be marketed as “more than just an app”

Despite Mark Zuckerberg’s insistence to the contrary, the Facebook phone looks to be a done deal. According to details obtained by 9to5google, an HTC handset is being designed with a custom version of Android. Reportedly, development is so far along that the ad campaigns are already set ...

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Facebook invites us to see their “new home on Android” next week

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Could we see the next-gen Facebook phone or is this just a refreshed Android app?

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HTC Myst details confirmed for rumored Facebook phone

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New details hitting Unwired View today line up nearly spec-for-spec on early rumored hardware for the upcoming HTC Myst. Also known as a Facebook phone, this is about as close as we’ll get to another handset dedicated to the social platform. It’s not quite clear when the HTC Myst ...

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Facebook 2.0 Android app brings the speed

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Facebook has today announced a new version of its Android application and this one is all about speed. We’re talking faster launching, faster notifications, faster image views, and faster access to profiles.  The Facebook 2.0 update should be going live later today so keep an eye on your ...

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