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  • Inq Mobile, One Of The First Facebook Phone Makers, Shuts Down

    Inq Mobile, One Of The First Facebook Phone Makers, Shuts Down

    Inq Mobile, one of the first companies to build a Facebook phone, announced that it has shut down with a message on its site (h/t Android Police). The U.K.-based, Hutchison Whampoa-backed company didn’t say why it decided to close. We’ve emailed them for more information. Read More

  • INQ Extends Its Social Magazine App, Material, To iOS After 50,000+ Downloads On Android

    INQ Extends Its Social Magazine App, Material, To iOS After 50,000+ Downloads On Android

    INQ, the U.K.-based, Hutchison Whampoa backed company that used to build social phones, has extended its social magazine app Material to iOS, and updated the Android app to add an offline view feature and the ability to edit topics. The latter has had more than 50,000 downloads since its beta launch in February. Read More

  • Exclusive Video Of INQ's Facebook Phone

    Exclusive Video Of INQ's Facebook Phone

    Remember all that talk about a Facebook phone? And by that I mean an Android phone built by various cell phone manufacturers optimized for social experiences with Facebook’s help. If you want a refresher, read this interview Mark Zuckerberg gave TechCrunch last September where he explains Facebook’s mobile strategy. One of the first partners planning to come out with a… Read More

  • Is This The New Facebook Phone And Interface?

    The new phone is being called the INQ Cloud Touch and just might be the rumored Facebook phone. We just learned that the device received its Bluetooth certification and from that we learn that the phone was developed to “make messaging faster and smarter.” What will be different with this phone is how it interacts with the user; that it was developed around the way people… Read More

  • INQ To Build Spotify Branded Phone

    Wow, if nothing else, new European music service Spotify, which is yet to launch in the U.S., has captured everyone’s attention. TechCrunch Europe reports that Swedish telecommunication service provider Telia will soon release a Spotify-branded mobile phone. A source with knowledge of the deal tells us that London, UK based INQ is developing the Spotify-branded phone. The company… Read More

  • INQ to give the world a Twitter-Phone

    No need for q-tips, you heard it right: INQ Mobile will soon announce a phone with exclusive twitter-connectivity just in time for the holiday season. INQ, the makers of the Skype Phone, plan to really open up the twitter flood-gates, 140 characters at a time, using a mobile internet connection versus Twitter’s own SMS service. Seeing the Twitter boom, INQ plans to manufacture an… Read More