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  • Facebook Home now available in India 17-04-2013 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: Facebook Home, announced earlier this month, is now available on the Google Play store in India - but for select users. Facebook Home currently works on the HTC One X, HTC One X+, Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Galaxy Note II. Home will also work on the...
  • A billion Android phones in use in nine months: Google's Eric Schmidt 17-04-2013 08:17 AM

    San Francisco: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt predicted on Tuesday that there will be more than a billion smartphones in use featuring its Android software within the next six to nine months. Schmidt also noted that Google had no intention of blocking access to a new app from Facebook Inc,...
  • Facebook Home review: It makes doing other things on the phone a chore 12-04-2013 06:49 PM

    New York: When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore. In a sense, I'm the ideal target for Facebook's new Home app. Those...
  • Microsoft on Facebook Home: Been there, done that with Windows Phone 06-04-2013 12:55 PM

    Mumbai: While the world seems to have trained its eyes on Facebook Home and listened to Mark Zuckerberg wax eloquent about "putting people first", the launch and the idea doesn't seem to have gone down well with the guys over at the Microsoft headquarters. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of...
  • Is Facebook Home gatecashing into the Android party? 05-04-2013 04:33 PM

    New York: Facebook Home, the new application that takes over the front screen of a smartphone, is a bit of a corporate home invasion. Facebook is essentially moving into Google's turf, taking advantage of software the search giant and competitor created. Facebook Home will operate on phones running Google Inc.'s...
  • Explained: What is Facebook Home? 05-04-2013 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: Are you wondering what is this new term 'Facebook Home'? Here, we simplify it for you. Facebook Home is a new app for Android. It is a new way to turn your Android phone into a social phone. Facebook on Thursday unveiled "Facebook Home" software to place the...
  • HTC First: The first Facebook Home-optimised phone; on sale April 12 05-04-2013 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: HTC and Facebook teamed up and launched the HTC First - the first phone with the new Facebook Home app, which was unveiled on Thursday. The idea behind Facebook Home app for Android is to bring content right to you, rather than require people to check apps on...
  • Facebook unveils Home; HTC First - first phone with Facebook Home app 04-04-2013 11:34 PM

    New Delhi: Facebook has announced the Facebook Home app for Android, with an idea to bring content right to you, rather than require people to check apps on the device. Android users can download the app from the Google Play store starting April 12. But only six devices - HTC...