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Is Facebook Home worth getting excited about?

April 12, 2013 Simon Hill Facebook_Home

HTC FirstThere’s a good chance that you have a Facebook account and an Android smartphone. If you do then the new Facebook Home release is aimed at you. It is effectively an overlay, or launcher, for Android that focusses your smartphone …

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Facebook Home and the HTC First are here, and they’re a match made in Facebook heaven

April 5, 2013 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

HTC FirstWe all knew Facebook has something big planned for its Android event held last night, and sure enough, we’ve been treated to Facebook Home – an app for your Android phone – and the HTC First, which is the first …

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Facebook to hold special event on April 4, will it be the Facebook Phone?

April 2, 2013 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook LogoJust before the weekend, Facebook sent out invitations to a special event to be held at its California headquarters, and while it’s not exactly clear what the social network will be demonstrating, the tagline, “Come See Our New Home on …

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Leaked details on the HTC Myst herald the return of the Facebook phone rumour

March 8, 2013 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook LogoRumours of a true Facebook phone have been around for quite sometime, but never quite seem to die, just lay dormant for a little while until springing up again. It’s that time again, as the specification and codename of an …

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Facebook launches Graph Search (not a phone) at special event

January 16, 2013 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook Graph SearchAlthough deep down, we knew a phone wasn’t going to be the focus of Facebook’s special event yesterday, but we still held on to the slight hope one would appear at the last minute. Unfortunately, it never did and instead …

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Facebook to launch new product later today, rumoured to be a search engine

January 15, 2013 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook Jan 15 EventFacebook has announced it would be holding an event at its California headquarters later today, January 15, but hasn’t given even the slightest hint at what it will be revealing. The tagline used on the invitations says simply “Come and …

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Instagram launches Web profiles, no surprise to find they’re influenced by Facebook

November 6, 2012 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Instagram Web ProfileInstagram, the hugely popular photo-sharing social network, has always been great on a mobile device. Browsing through pictures is easy and enjoyable using the Android or iOS app, but try it on the Web and you quickly discovered there wasn’t …

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Facebook reaches 1 billion users

October 4, 2012 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook LogoIt was definitely a question of when Facebook would reach the amazing figure of 1 billion users, rather than if; and the answer has arrived today, as the social network confirmed that the magic number was achieved on September 14.…

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Facebook and HTC still working on a phone together, but does anyone want it?

July 27, 2012 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook No FriendsWith the latest leak, the mythical Facebook phone has become the most-talked-about-phone-not-to-be-released in recent memory.

Rumours of such as device stretch back to 2010, and it’s Bloomberg with the story this time, once again linking Facebook with HTC, …

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Facebook and HTC still working on a phone together, but does anyone want it?

 Andrew Boxall post thumbnail

Facebook No FriendsWith the latest leak, the mythical Facebook phone has become the most-talked-about-phone-not-to-be-released in recent memory.

Rumours of such as device stretch back to 2010, and it’s Bloomberg with the story this time, once again linking Facebook with HTC, …

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