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Facebook Home Hits The Rocks In Europe, With UK And France Launch Of HTC First Delayed Indefinitely

More signs today the HTC First might also be the last smartphone to ship with Facebook Home pre-installed: UK carrier EE confirmed today that the first Facebook Home phone won't be launching in the UK

Slow Sales Of Facebook’s Phone? AT&T Drops Price On HTC First From $99 to $0.99

Facebook may be trying to sweeten the deal to get Home into more hands, or AT&T and HTC might just want their money. But for some reason, the Facebook Phone aka the HTC First's price has dropped f

The Facebook Phone Consensus From 7 Reviews: An Impressive First Try For $99

Why trust one reviewer to tell you what phone to buy? Better to get a consensus, and across reviews by seven leading publications the verdict is that the HTC First features a stylish yet casual design

An iPhone Lover’s Take On The Facebook Phone

“This is not a Facebook Phone.” Yeah, whatever. The HTC First is the first phone that has Facebook partnering up with an OEM to bake an Android pie with Facebook Home filling, so I’m calling it

Facebook Phone Review: “HTC First” Decorates Home With Extra Alerts But A Shabby Camera

After years of rumors, the Facebook Phone aka the HTC First finally launches April 12th for $99 on AT&T. It's light and supple, plus comes with a suped-up version of Facebook Home pre-installed th

Facebook Home Android APK Leaks Ahead Of Official Release This Friday

Android users will get the chance to try out the official public release of Facebook Home later this week, but if anyone is really impatient a beta version has leaked and is available to try now. MoDa

The App Is Not Enough: Why We Might See More Companies Try Mobile Land Grabs After Facebook Home

An app on a smartphone is a limited vessel, one that can provide content and information for your audience, but within bounds set out by the operating system. People still have to navigate to your app

Chat Multi-Tasking, Facebook Home’s Game Changer, Could Rattle Apple And Google

Single-tasking has been a hallmark of mobile. But Facebook Home lets you chat in an overlaid drop-down window as you use Google, Yelp, Maps or any other app, bringing the productivity of the desktop t

Facebook Offers Clarification On Home And Privacy Before Full Android Invasion

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This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: Facebook Phone AKA The FF

This week on the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/techcrunch-gadgets-podcast/">TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast</a> we talk about bold moves by Verizon and T-Mobile and the Facebook Fone and Faceboo

This Facebook Phone Parody Actually Makes Some Good Points

Well, that didn't take long - Facebook Home is <a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcUUuXj28L8">already being parodied on YouTube</a>, in a video which actually ends up making a fe

You’re Not Supposed To Want Facebook Home…Yet

Making you feel comfortable didn't get Facebook to a billion users. It had to push your limits of "open and connectedness". That's why so many of its product launches are initially met with outrage,

Facebook Isn’t Forking Android, They’re Spooning With It

Facebook is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/09/19/anatomy-of-a-pr-spin-aka-how-to-lie-like-a-pro/">absolutely</a>, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/09/22/zuckerberg-interview-facebo

HTC And Facebook Confirm They Modified Android To Optimize The “First” Phone For Home

While Facebook's press event focused on the "Home" app that runs on unforked Androids, HTC and Facebook have confirmed to me they modified Android to give the HTC First phone features not available in

Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [TCTV]

The Facebook Home experience is based around next-level gesture control. Here you can watch us swipe, fling, and pop Facebook content in our hands-on demo of the new HTC First handset that comes with

Chairs Only Have Bit Parts In Facebook’s First Official Facebook Home Ad

Facebook has posted its first official promotional video for Facebook Home to its YouTube account, and unfortunately it isn't the bizarre video set on an airplane they showed during their presentation

Watch Videos Of How To Use Cover Feed, Notifications And Chat Heads On Facebook Home

Facebook Home brings a variety of new features to the Android experience, and now you can see those in action in a video series released by launch carrier partner AT&T via their official YouTube c

Android Is Where Facebook Home’s Heart Is, Not Coming To iOS Anytime Soon

After Facebook introduced “Home,” its new launcher for Android phones that will help you engage with your friends quickly without having to open the actual app, I asked Facebook CEO Mark Z

Facebook Home’s Four Most Promising Advantages Over Stock Android

Facebook's event today was all about a new "Home on Android," and that's exactly what Facebook Home delivers. The Android launcher integrates Facebook features into most aspects of the Android smartph

Facebook Home Will Be Available To Download On April 12 In The Play Store For Samsung And HTC Users

Today at the Facebook phone event, the company unveiled Facebook Home, an Android “app” that will change your phone’s home screen and core features. It will be released in the Play S
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