Facebook Home gets makeover; shown off in new video

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If you thought that Facebook had given up on its Home launcher for Android you’d be sorely mistaken. Indeed, the social networking giant has a rather impressive makeover in store for the experience. A new video posted to YouTube gives us a glimpse as to what users can expect in the latest ...

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Facebook Home brings Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, and Pinterest integration to all users

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For anyone who is using Facebook Home, we have some pretty cool news for you. A couple of weeks ago, we reported that folks on the Facebook Home beta track were getting support for some new features in the app. Well, now those features are available to everyone. The new update brings the option ...

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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 update includes music controls, animations

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Facebook is pushing out a software update for its Android app today, tossing in a few enhancements and bug fixes. Most notably, users will find that some stickers are now animated inside of messages. Those of you who take advantage of the Facebook Home experience will also pick up the ability ...

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

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Facebook confirmed today that the Cover Feed feature used in Facebook Home app can be used in the standard app experience. Limited to devices which can support Facebook Home, it brings the lock screen live feed to your Android phone without pulling in all of the other features. As of today, the ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (May 30)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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HTC First getting discontinued, source says

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After barely a month into its release, the HTC First is set to become discontinued, or so says a source close to BGR. The phone, which already dropped from $99 to $.99 last week, has reportedly sold somewhere south of 15,000 units. Blame AT&T, Facebook, or HTC… whoever ya want, this ...

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Android lead: Google I/O “going to be different” this year.

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Don’t look for any big new hardware or major releases in Android at Google I/O this week, it’s likely not going to happen. Google’s Sundar Pinchai, speaking with Wired, tells us that Google I/O is “going to be different” this year. What can we expect from I/O this ...

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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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Facebook Home now available for select Android devices

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The day is here, Facebook Home is in the Google Play Store and ready to transform your existing handset into a Facebook Phone. That is, provided, you own one of the select devices with official support. So far the only models on the market with Facebook Home’s blessing are the Samsung ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with Chat Heads feature

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We, like some of you, have been refreshing the Google Play Store this morning as we look for the arrival of Facebook Home application. We just noticed that the the Facebook Messenger app has picked up an update which includes one of the features in the new experience. If you’re mostly ...

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Download early pre-release version of Facebook Home for your Android

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So you’re excited about Facebook Home and cannot wait until April 12 to get your hands on it. Maybe you’re one of those people who doesn’t own one of the “approved” models and still wants to try it out. Whatever the case, you can take things into your own hands ...

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More than half of all Android devices have potential to be a “Facebook Phone”

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As you’ve likely heard by now, Facebook today announced that the Facebook Home app suite and experience will be available for other Android devices. Starting on April 12 and moving forward, Facebook Home will be a downloadable app/launcher for the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, HTC One ...

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HTC First photo gallery

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HTC First announced for April 12 with $99 price tag  

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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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