What might change in the smartphone ecosystem now that Facebook has targeted Google’s ecosystem with Home on Android? Potential trajectories inside!
The Facebook Home APKs that were leaked this morning have been disabled by Facebook. Users report a blank screen that only displays their profile picture.
Although not scheduled for release until April 12th, a leaked pre-release version of Facebook Home has surfaced.
The Facebook Home Android launch has triggered a strong reaction from Microsoft, in an article that executive Frank X. Shaw posted on the official company blog.
Facebook has started airing the “Airplane” TV ad for Facebook Home, which is actually the video shown during the Home launch event.
If you’ve been keeping up with our Friday debate and some of our other recent opinion pieces, you already know what we think about Facebook Home, one of Zuckerberg’s first attempts at taking over the mobile world.
Facebook fans in Canada will be happy to know that they can look forward to grabbing Home from the Play Store some weeks after the U.S. release.
The big hitters this week on Android Authority on Air was all things Facebook Phone. We covered the new HTC First, a mid-low range phone shipping with Facebook’s launcher built in and Facebook Home. The HTC First isn’t a bad device for the price and if you’re a Facebook fan you’ll probably love it. The same goes for the standalone launcher, Facebook Home. If you’re heavily addicted to Facebook, it’s not the worst choice in the world until you consider the advertisements and the privacy issues. Tune in to find out what we really think.
For the Facebook users out there, the question becomes whether or not you want to drown in a sea of it when looking at your device, or if you want to simply visit.
The HTC First launches April 12 running Facebook Home, and according to HTC and Facebook, the phone runs a slightly modified, “unforked” version of Android.