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Why These ‘Revolutionary’ Phones Failed So Badly

Every year, gadget companies like to flaunt out their latest flagship smartphones and show off all of the “revolutionary” features that will make this slab of glass and metal different from the nearly-identical looking slab of glass and metal already in our pockets. Read More >>

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Zuckerberg Wants Samsung as the Next “Facebook Phone” Maker, Samsung Not so Keen

After the disastrous reception given to the HTC First and the decision to abandon plans for a UK launch, Facebook's down-dressed ruffian boss Mark Zuckerberg is reported to have been tapping-up Samsung to be the next "Facebook phone" maker. But Samsung's not that keen. Read More >>

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Facebook Suggests You “Turn off” Home if You’ve Had Enough and Want a Normal Phone

Facebook's reassuring its users that they're not stuck with using its Facebook Home interface forever, telling social fans it's easy to turn it all off. Which surely goes against the entire point of the thing? Read More >>

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Oh What a Shame, the HTC First Isn’t Coming to the UK

The HTC First, the disastrous Zucker-HTC mashup that's crashed and burned in the States, has had its UK launch delayed indefinitely. They're not even going to fulfil the three pre-orders that were placed. It was scheduled to come to the UK 'exclusively' with EE in the next few months, but now I guess Facebook addicts will have to click two extra buttons or install Facebook Home to get their stalking fill. The horror. Read More >>

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Facebook Home Review: Surrender Yourself Unto Zuck

Facebook Home isn't a Facebook Phone, nor is it really "a bunch of apps," or a new operating system. It's an admission: Facebook means a lot to me, and is an interesting view of my life — and I want to look at it all the time, everywhere I go. If that sounds like you, Home is where your heart should be. If not, your phone will become something you hate. Read More >>

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HTC First: Pure Facebook Phone (Update: Eyes-On)

The HTC First is a new smartphone that's deeply integrated with Facebook Home. The Android phone runs on a modified version of Jelly Bean and it's the only phone to come pre-loaded with Facebook Home. Read More >>

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Rumour: HTC First Might be the New “Facebook Phone”

A prolific Twitter tech spec leaker has published an image of a new smartphone going by the name HTC First, which, according to wild internet speculation we're happy to be part of, may well be the first proper Facebook phone to feature the social network's bespoke mobile software. Read More >>