Tag "facebook"

Reviews

HTC Status Review

If Facebook is your thing, you will probably be interested in the HTC Status from AT&T. To start, here is a general overview of the Status. The specs include: Android

News and Rumors

AT&T Announces $49 HTC Status for July 17

AT&T has just announced that the Facebook-heavy HTC Status will be arriving this coming Sunday, July 17th.  The Android 2.3.3-powered (Gingerbread)  handset will run $49.99 with a two-year contract and will be

News and Rumors

Facebook for Android Gets Updated to 1.6, Adds Video Upload and Pages

Check your Market now, because Facebook for Android just got an update! It is not necessarily a huge one, but it does improve and bring a couple of features to the mobile app: Improved News Feed, Pages Support, and Video Upload.

News and Rumors

Locomo Labs Releases Tablet-Optimized Facebook App ‘Friend Me’

Locomo Labs is making quite a name for themselves with a string of recent tablet-optimized apps hitting the Android Market.  Following closely on the heels of Newsr (RSS reader) and

News and Rumors

Score One for the Good Guys – HTC to Reverse Locked Bootloader Decision

‎”There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we’ve listened. Today, I’m confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience,” Peter Chou, CEO of HTC

News and Rumors

Seesmic 1.7 Released with A Host of Shortcuts and Customization Options

Popular Twitter and Facebook client Seesmic released an update into the Android Market yesterday, adding a variety of new options for users.  Centered around giving you what you need in

News and Rumors

Google Drops Facebook Sync from Nexus S

That Gingerbread update that’s rolling out to Nexus S owners right now? Besides adding NFC functionality, it also is removing a feature from Google’s current flagship phone: Facebook contact sync.

News and Rumors

Facebook denies rumor that they are launching branded phones with HTC

We’ve all heard the news about some new potential Facebook-branded phones, but are they legit?

Dan Rose, head of business development for Facebook stated, “This is really just another example of a manufacturer who has taken our public APIs (application programming interfaces) and integrated them into their device in an interesting way.”

News and Rumors

Facebook App Updated, Includes Deals

The official Facebook client gets better every time out. This release adds support for their new Deals feature as well as minor bug fixes.

News and Rumors

Rumor: Facebook to Launch Phone at M.W.C.

The rumors are back: Facebook will be releasing their own phones. At least according to an article by the U.K.’s City A.M., which was also an early source of Nexus S rumors. Details are still sketchy, but word is the two phones, made by HTC, will run a modified version of Android that will rely heavily on integrated Facebook features like the news feed and messages.

News and Rumors

Watch What You Say: YouMail Adds “Social Voicemail”

Think twice before you leave a message with that fascinating story about what’s happening to the toenail on your pinky toe: it may end up on Facebook. YouMail (and competitor

News and Rumors

INQ’s ‘Cloud Torch’ Could be the Facebook Phone that Doesn’t Exist

Let’s revisit an Android rumor that likes to rear its head every few months, shall we?  The “Facebook Phone” that has been both long-rumored and officially denied is back again. 

News and Rumors

Chat and Push Notifications Come to Facebook App!

Two highly sought after components that have been missing from the Facebook for Android app have arrived. Chat and push notifications have arrived today, bringing the mobile version that much closer to its web-based counterpart.

News and Rumors

Skyfire 3.0 add the Facebook social layer to browsing.

Skyfire has been around for a little bit now. When I first used it, it felt like a second-rate browser. Skyfire emerged around the same time I was exploring Dolphin Browser HD and Opera Mini, and was really just noise. Noise that allowed me to watch Flash videos on certain sites, and that made it cool. Skyfire grew on Android until they were ready to blitz past the scathing, snide remarks of the iPhone fanboys at Engadget and Gizmodo to cause quite a sensation on two platforms. That’s a pretty serious achievement already, but it’s clear that the team at Skyfire doesn’t plan on slowing down with their 3.0 update!