Instagram Update Brings 15-Second Video Sharing

In a move to stay competitive with Twitter’s video sharing community, Vine, Facebook is augmenting Instagram’s photo sharing network with the ability to now share video clips that are up to 15 seconds in length. The update is currently available to both iOS and Android smartphone users, though some features are limited primarily to iPhone […]

3 Key Groups Google Will Need to Convince to Make Glass Successful

Google Glass was the talk of San Francisco last week as geeks paraded around town with Google’s latest wearable computing eyepiece at the Google I/O conference, but is the rest of America ready to embrace this new form of technology? Google still has a hard task as it sets out to popularize Glass much in […]

Facebook Home Update to Add App Dock and More

When Facebook launched Facebook Home it promised routine updates and changes, and today it announced some of the first changes coming to the social Android launcher. According to TechCrunch Facebook announced that more than 1 million users downloaded Facebook Home since its launch last month. That not large compared to the 1 billion active Facebook […]

AT&T Now Offers the HTC First for $0.99

Less than a month after the debut of the “Facebook phone” AT&T now lists the HTC First for $0.99, instead of the original $99.99. When the HTC First arrived on AT&T the carrier sold the first phone with Facebook Home pre-installed for $99.99, an average price for a mid-range Android smartphone. Now, slightly less than […]

Facebook For Windows Phone Beta Ditches Metro UI

Microsoft wants anyone who isn’t afraid of being a guinea pig and want new Facebook features on their Windows Phone to test the beta version of Facebook for WIndows Phone. Facebook for Windows Phone Beta adds Facebook features like high-resolution photos and Timeline that iOS and Android users already have, but Windows Phones users were […]

Instagram Coming to Windows Phone 8 When Lumia 928 Launches?

Popular Facebook-owned photo sharing service Instagram may launch its app for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform alongside the launch of Nokia’s new Lumia 928. New rumors suggest that the app, which has long been rumored for the platform, would arrive alongside several other apps this spring, including Temple Run 2 and Jetpack Joyride. Rumors of […]

Facebook Home for iOS a Closer Reality Thanks to Jailbreak Tweak

While Facebook brought the essence of its new Facebook Home UI and app launcher experience from Android to iOS through a Facebook app update that brought the Chat Heads messaging GUI to iPhone and iPad users within the Facebook app, all remaining traces of Home are left behind once users exit the iOS app. Now, […]

Facebook 6.0 Brings Chat Heads To iPhone and iPad

A new update to Facebook for iOS that will hit later today brings Chat Heads to the iPhone and iPad, and brings a new News Feed layout to the iPad. A preview of Facebook 6.0 from The Verge shows that Chat Heads, which Facebook introduced with Facebook Home, will come to the Facebook app later […]

Facebook in Talks to Break into Apple’s, Microsoft’s Walled Gardens

In an interview with Bloomberg, Facebook’s director of product Adam Mosseri revealed that the company is now engaged in active dialogue with Apple and Microsoft in trying to get its recently unveiled Facebook Home user interface onto the iOS and Windows Phone ecosystems respectively. The social network giant, which has thus far enjoyed a good relationship […]

Messenger Brings The Best Part of Facebook Home To All Android Phones

Facebook Home arrives on Android today for a small number of devices, and Chat Heads, arguably the best feature of Home, is now available for all Android users. The latest version of Facebook Messenger brings Chat Heads to any Android phone, giving all users the chance to have their messages pop-up over any app they’re using. The feature makes […]

Despite Facebook Home, HTC First May Be a Phone for Android Purists

Despite being the first Android smartphone to launch pre-loaded with the Facebook Home launcher out of the box, the HTC First may be a great phone for Android users who prefer a pure Google experience. According to HTC, the HTC First runs a stock Android build–Facebook told GottaBeMobile that the phone runs Android 4.1 under the […]

This is How Facebook Home Looks on a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (Video)

We saw Facebook Home being showcased as an out-of-box experience on the HTC First, but Facebook also promised that on April 12th, users will be able to download the free Facebook Home launcher onto select devices, so how does it look and work? We had a chance to sit down with a Facebook designer and […]

HTC First Hands-On With Facebook Home UI (Video)

We got a chance to take the HTC First for a spin today, which is the first official ‘Facebook phone’ that comes pre-loaded with the Facebook Home user interface. Though you can download the Facebook Home UI as a replacement for your widgets and pre-loaded UI on some of the more popular Android phones starting […]