Tag Archives: Facebook

HTC First Full Review [Video]

I’ve already provided several different looks at the HTC First, otherwise known as the Facebook phone.  I unboxed it, gave you my first impressions, and reviewed Facebook Home on the First.  Now it’s my turn to really give you my thoughts on the device.  Here, I’ll be going beyond its Facebookness.  I’ll talk about it’s performance, how it looks,… Read more

Washington Post Poll Reveals 83% Of Americans View Google Favorably

The Washington Post conducted a poll with a thousand American adults through phone calls, be it over land lines or cell phones, asking them how they felt about certain companies. Unsurprisingly, 83% of people had a favorable view on Google. That’s a damn big number, but it probably has a lot to do with the “Don’t be evil” slogan in the company. This… Read more

HTC First UK Launch Being Held Off Indefinitely

The HTC First was released with a lot riding on it. It was HTC’s only other current gen device released, aside from the HTC One, and it was their second attempt at a Facebook phone. The partnership with Facebook apparently didn’t work out, as many say Facebook Home was supposed to be delayed to give the HTC First time to sell with an “exclusive” piece… Read more

Facebook Home On The HTC First [Video]

I’ve had the HTC First for almost two weeks, and I’ve formed some pretty solid opinions on Facebook Home as it runs on the HTC First. When I initially heard about Facebook home, I thought to myself that I would never use a launcher like that.  At the time, I didn’t even have a Facebook app on my personal device, why would I want a launcher?  Now that… Read more

A First Look At The HTC First Facebook Phone

I’ve had the Facebook Phone, known as the HTC First, for about day.  So far, I”m really liking it a lot more than expected.  Before having the device, I played with Facebook Home briefly and thought it just felt awkward as a launcher for an Android device.  However, give it the right hardware, namely an HTC device with a beautiful display, I think… Read more

Google Play Bans Apps From Updating Outside Of The Play Store

In light of recent events, Google has updated its Play Store policies. As you can see below, app developers are no longer allowed to update their apps in a way that’s not through the Play Store. This is under “Dangerous Products” and basically tries to keep things safe. If an app that follows all Play Store restrictions updates itself outside of the… Read more

Head Of Windows Mobile Bashes Android, Avoids Questions

Head of Windows Mobile Terry Myerson did an interview at D: Dive Into Mobile and was asked to comment on the current state of Android and his thoughts on Facebook Home. The first thing he says about Android? “It’s a mess.” Of course, in a sense, he’s right. OEMs just aren’t making much money aside from Samsung, but that’s looking to change soon. Then he… Read more

LG Teases Optimus G Pro In Black

The LG Optimus G Pro hasn’t even come to North America, and it already has a lot of hype around it. The South Korean device has a large 5.5″ display with a 1080p resolution, making a direct competitor to a certain phablet with similar aesthetics. And today, LG teased a black version of the device destined for the U+ network in Korea on their Facebook…. Read more