06/25/2013, AT&T CEO has revealed that the carrier has finally sold all of its HTC First inventory, after offering it in a fire sale for just $0.99.
06/24/2013, Seeing how badly HTC First performed in the market, major Android smartphone manufacturers have now reportedly lost interest in making Facebook Home enabled smartphones.
06/19/2013, Facebook reportedly floated the idea of a Samsung Facebook Phone, but the Korean manufacturer is said to have rejected it as it does not see any symbolic or monetary significance in this project.
05/23/2013, The HTC First launch in UK has been indefinitely postponed. Facebook says it recommended this as it works on bringing new customization features to Home.
05/13/2013, When Facebook and HTC announced the HTC First, it was expected to become the first Android smartphone to have Facebook Home installed onto it, making its customers among the first to check out Facebook’s experimental application. Soon after its official launch, Facebook Home was slowly rolled out to other Android devices, putting the HTC First in the back of everyone’s mind, which resulted in AT&T offering the handset for only $.99 with […]
05/08/2013, Facebook Home was launched with much fanfare, the initial hype saw it being downloaded on supported devices over 500,000 times in a single week. Since then, it seems like Facebook Home’s popularity has substantially declined. Most users who downloaded it left one-star reviews on Google Play, as they weren’t impressed by its functionality. The social networking giant launched its latest software offering with HTC First, which is the first smartphone […]
04/16/2013, Facebook Home was officially announced some ten days ago, alongside the HTC First. Facebook hopes to make Android smartphones more “people-centric” with its latest software offering, which Microsoft believes to be an imitation of Windows Phone. That side, Facebook hasn’t exactly had the best launch. At the moment Home is only available for a select few Android devices and HTC First is the only smartphone that ships with it pre-installed. […]
04/14/2013, Facebook Home was released only a couple of days back, HTC First is the only smartphone that ships with it pre-installed, besides that there are a select few devices for which the software can now be downloaded from Google Play Store. Up till now the user reviews of Facebook Home have not been very good, according to one report over 40% of all those who downloaded Home gave it a […]
04/12/2013, Facebook invited the media to not only learn about Facebook Home, but to also announce it has partnered with HTC for the HTC First, which is the first smartphone to feature Facebook Home straight out of the box. Well – as long as you don’t consider its leaked version that was released and then contained a few days ago. If you’ve been counting the days until its official release, you can stop your […]
04/04/2013, Earlier today, Facebook lifted the veil from its Facebook Home. It’s not a smartphone, but rather a new suite of apps that include Cover Feed which replaces the default lock screen application and allows users to access Facebook data more efficiently, with less friction, thus fulfilling Facebook’s goal of keeping people more connected. The demo above shows how Facebook Home runs on the new HTC First, the first smartphone to […]
04/04/2013, This morning we attended the launch of Facebook home, a new integration of Facebook deep inside the Android experience. Mark Zuckerberg and his team insisted on the fact that this is not a forking of Android and they are not going to build a new phone with a new operating system.. According to Facebook’s CEO, it all started around the idea that smartphones are now build around apps while […]
04/04/2013, Facebook’s press conference is underway right now at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters. They’ve already announced Facebook Home and as rumors had suggested, HTC announced a smartphone. HTC First has now finally been unveiled and it looks exactly like its image which was leaked a day before. HTC CEO Peter Chou said at the event that the First is going to be the “ultimate social phone”, though he didn’t talk about […]
04/03/2013, So, it was yesterday when we first caught a whiff of the HTC First, which has been touted by many quarters to be the Facebook phone that the world had been waiting for, and it does seem as though the HTC First will be announced officially at a Facebook event tomorrow. Well, we have evidence via more leaks of the HTC First, and the image that you see above shows […]
04/02/2013, Facebook has scheduled a press conference on April 4th. It will be unveiling its new ‘home on Android‘, rumor has it that we’re finally going to see the Facebook phone. The fact remains that Facebook has not co-developed the hardware with any manufacturer. Rather its new home on Facebook is actually a homescreen launcher. It was previously rumored that Facebook Home will debut on a mid-range HTC smartphone codenamed Myst. […]