The New ‘Facebook Home’ for Android Unveiled


Facebook Home was only recently announced at the company’s campus in California. Facebook Home is a host of Facebook applications that overhauls the entire experience on your phone’s homescreen and the lockscreen, constantly giving you updates on the activities of your friends no matter what they be. The good thing is that you will not need to open the application to view the activity and for the most part, not even unlock the phone, the bad thing however is that you will have ads.

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HTC Incredible S and Desire HD Android 2.3 Gingerbread Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) Update


Yesterday, I received Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update  notification by HTC on my Incredible S which was refreshing knowing that you could hardly find anything with Gingerbread except Nexus One and Nexus S (4G had it out of the box). But, it’s good to see HTC updating the current and future models.

Currently, all the Incredible S and Desire HD phones without any cellular network contract are being pushed to update their firmwares using Firmware Over the Air  (FOTA) update.

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Google Launching Chrome OS Tablet on Verizon [Rumor]

Yet another rumor hits the internet by DownloadSquad this time while they claim it be a confirmed news by their reliable sources.

Google is in the kitchen for a while and cooking the chrome OS tablet being built by HTC which makes total sense since Nexus one was an HTC product. Set to debut on 28th of Nov, it will be sold along-with Verizon.

The hardware claimed by DownloadSquad is listed below

  • 1280×720 multitouch display
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 32GB SSD storage
  • WiFi/Bluetooth/3G
  • GPS
  • Webcam

[via DownloadSquad]

Leaked Photos of HTC/Verizon 1.2 GHz World Phone

Folks at AndroidGuys have just released exclusive shots of HTC’s upcoming phone with a processor of 1.2 GHz which is scheduled to release sometime later in 2011. The specs of the phone make it stand out among the other android handsets. Apart from the 1.2 GHz processor it will also have a 4″ screen along with a QWERTY keyboard . It is said to support both GSM and CDMA hence compatible with a larger target market including regions like Pakistan.

[Via AndroidGuys]