06/27/2011, We have heard whispers of the iPad finally getting a dedicated Facebook app (can you actually believe that something so popular still lacks what some deem to be a basic necessity when it comes to apps on the iPad?), but as the saying goes, the proof of the pudding is in the eating, HP’s TouchPad has beat out the iPad when it comes to getting a dedicated Facebook app. Leaked […]
06/27/2011, It’s been a long career for the relatively young 21-year-old George Hotz, a.k.a. GeoHot. After successfully unlocking the original iPhone and going on to release several jailbreaks for future iPhones, then fighting off Sony on his own after breaking down the PlayStation 3‘s security, the famed hacker is now under the same roof that Mark Zuckerberg built. That’s right, GeoHot is in the Facebook house! Speculated over the weekend, it’s […]
06/22/2011, When having push notifications sent to your smartphone isn’t enough for you to enjoy your Facebook experience, you might want to take things one step further with the latest product from Symplio called Rymble. This device that resembles the fishing game we used to play as children, is made up of a spinning “compass”, a light bulb, and a circle of different statues. Each statue represents a different notification (i.e. […]
06/21/2011, We all know that Facebook is already a bad idea if you plan to keep your life away from the prying eyes of people, both strangers and friends. With a network of over 500 million active users – there is a high chance of your account being hit by spam or malware that was inadvertently downloaded by someone in your social network. While many of us know the consequences of […]
06/20/2011, Just last week the HTC ChaCha was spotted at the FCC with approval for GSM 850, 1900, and WCDMA II and V bands: radios that suggested the phone was headed towards AT&T’s network. Recently, the folks over at Pocketnow.com managed to get their hands on a press shot of the phone, and it now features an AT&T logo, confirming its arrival on the carrier. Compared to the original press shot […]
06/20/2011, Rumors are flying around concerning Facebook and a potential alliance with music subscription service provider Spotify to deliver an integrated platform where users are able to listen to their favorite tunes of choice over Facebook. While neither company were willing to step up to confirm the rumor, it might be hard to believe such a deal going through since Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did state recently that “we don’t have […]
06/20/2011, Earlier this year, Skype announced that its instant messenger program would have Facebook integration, where users will be able to add friends from Facebook, update their statuses, and even check updates. Skype was released with those features, and it seems that it isn’t enough. Skype has officially announced on its blog the release of the latest beta of Skype for Windows: version 5.5.
06/17/2011, Facebook Spartan - It is said to be a mobile platform that runs in a web browser, thanks to HTML5 support.
06/16/2011, Facebook does seem to have yielded to the pressure of not having an iPad app – never mind that the iPhone already has a Facebook app on the Apple App Store when it opened in July a few years ago. Winds of change are a-comin’ as there are industry insiders who claim that Facebook is on its way to introduce a free iPad application which has been specially designed and […]
06/16/2011, There are whispers going around that the current social networking giant, Facebook, will be working with around 80 developers on a hush hush project known as Project Spartan, which is a HTML5-based application platform that will circumvent Apple’s App Store on iOS devices. According to TechCrunch’s MG Siegler, Facebook is currently coordinating the effort so that they are able to maintain control over web apps without the need to submit […]
06/15/2011, The folks over at TechCrunch seems to have gotten their hands on a whole bunch of documents containing details and images of Facebook’s upcoming photosharing app for the iPhone. And judging from their first impressions, they seem to be pretty enamored by the app which they are calling “awesome”. The app, which has been codenamed “Hovertown” or “WIthPeople” is said to be a cross between some famous iOS photo apps […]
06/14/2011, Despite reports of Facebook’s growth slowing down in markets such as the US, the social networking giant who is looking at a $100 billion IPO claims otherwise, touting that their growth is still healthy and they are “pleased” with the growth figures. It seems that Faceboook monitoring site Inside Facebook have stumbled upon some rather interesting figures for the month of May, touting that Facebook has already lost six million […]
06/14/2011, RockMelt has been out for some time now but previously it was never really endorsed by Facebook – until recently. RockMelt has just announced that it has partnered with Facebook for the release of the latest version of its RockMelt social browser. The only web browser that makes social networking a key aspect of its user experience has just gotten better with the aid of Facebook’s input. The new RockMelt […]
06/14/2011, After releasing the sneak peek video of the MediaPad last week, Huawei has launched an official Facebook page listing some details about the upcoming tablet. While they don’t reveal the complete specs of the device on the page, they do drop an additional clue about the tablet. According to the screenshot of the tablet available on the site, it will be running on Android Honeycomb, judging by the familiar looking […]