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Facebook buying WhatsApp for $16 billion

Facebook has today announced that it will be buying the popular cross-platform social messaging platform Whatsapp for around $16 billion. The deal was announced today as both parties reached an

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(UPDATE) Dayframe adds Chromecast support

Now that Google opened up the Chromecast SDK to the public, more apps are gaining support for the tiny wifi-connected dongle. One of the newest is Cloud TV’s Dayframe that

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SenseGiz seeking funding for Star, a multi-functional safety and activity tracker

There are many fitness trackers and smartwatches on the market, but how about a device that alerts your loved ones when you are injured? SenseGiz, a company that you may

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Facebook Home gets makeover; shown off in new video

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

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Facebook confirms video ads in feeds for mobile

Facebook on Tuesday confirmed that “a small number of people” will begin to see video ads in their social media feed. Indeed, this is for both the desktop as well

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Facebook 4.0 app for Android to usher in new UI

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

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Facebook rolls out new Messenger experience to all Android users

Facebook yesterday confirmed that the new look Messenger app has been expanded to all Android and iOS users. Initially released to a select group of users a few weeks back,

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Facebook debuts new for look Messenger app

Facebook on Tuesday announced that select users of the Messenger app will begin seeing a new look for the Android platform. Faster, more reliable, and cleaner, the app is a

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

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

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Alpha: Test the bleeding edge features of Facebook for Android

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

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

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

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Facebook app now allows for post and comment editing

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

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Facebook testing new ways to watch video in mobile app

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

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Facebook app update includes music controls, animations

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

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

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