Although using Facebook on-the-fly isn't as terrible as it was a couple of years ago, that's not to say the service is perfect, and recognizing that the mobile presence of his social network is still in need of some new features, Mark Zuckerberg announced the Facebook Home for Android at a special press event last Thursday. Built for the purpose of offering Facebook users on Android a more immersing social experience, Facebook Home is fairly well stocked with useful features including Chat Heads, a unified interface for both SMS and Facebook messages to reside. Although support is limited at this stage, Facebook Home has just been released to the U.S. Google Play Store, and you'll find all the information you need to know right after the break. Earlier this week, Facebook Home APK was leaked onto the web and it worked on most devices.
Rumors of a “Facebook Phone” have been making rounds in the rumor mill for years, with many believing that there is a gap in the market waiting to be filled for a strong social media-powered smartphone. And today, HTC took the wraps off their HTC First Android powered smartphone which will come laced with Facebook Home right out of the box. We got all the details right after the break.
We're just a couple of days away from Facebook's special press event at its California headquarters, and following on from the earlier report that the social network would be bringing forth its own Facebook-orientated launcher, resident spoiler evleaks has come through once again in producing a render of what is alleged to be the HTC device it will initially be primed onto.