Facebook for iPhone Badge Icon Issues
While it hasn’t been officially announced as an issue, there have been a few reports around the internet that the badge icon for iPhone users hasn’t been working for about a week now. Notifications still come over and will show up in the lockscreen and in the notification center, but the red dot next to the app icon doesn’t show up. This seems to be the case for both the Facebook app and the Messenger app. Read more…
Facebook Phone: Round 2
Remember the HTC Chacha (AKA HTC Status sold by AT&T) or the HTC Salsa? Both were supposed to be Facebook phones that were unveiled as the Mobile World Congress in 2001 back in February and both were a complete bust. According to All Things Digital Facebook is still entertaining the thought of a Facebook phone […]
HTC To Begin Unlocking Bootloaders In August
As most of us already know, HTC has announced just a short time ago, that they will no longer be locking the bootloaders on their devices. Well this evening, HTC informed the world via Facebook, on what devices will be first to receive the official unlock treatment and also provided us somewhat of a timeline. […]
Push Notifications Finally Working For Facebook On Android?
Some of you may have noticed in Facebook’s changelog that they supposedly enabled push notifications a few versions ago. This wasn’t working for most people, actually, probably 99% of people. Lots of people loved that feature on the iPhone. As a workaround, I always setup SMS/Email notifications, but its just not the same as getting native notifications. Since last week, I’ve seen a few reports of people saying that push notifications are starting to work for them, and others saying it still wasn’t. Mine just started working today. Read more…
HTC Announces Upcoming Android Phones
HTC has announced quite a few new Android devices coming out later this year. There’s even a couple that have a dedicated Facebook button (I know, I don’t see the point either since you just need to put a shortcut on your homescreen, but whatever works). There’s the HTC Salsa, ChaCha, Desire S, and Wildfire S. There’s even a tablet, the HTC Flyer. Read more…
Update: No, there is no “Facebook” Phone – Rumor is false!
The rumor spreading about the suspected “Facebook” phone have been shut down. There is no more speculating to be done. Facebook came forward and denied the rumors that a FB-branded handset was going to be announced.
Facebook, Skype Integrating their services
According to sources at Mobiledia.com, Social networking site Facebook and Internet telephone provider Skype have been in discussions to combine their services. The new partnership is expected to be announced within the next few weeks.
Facebook 1.2 Officially In Marketplace
In the first week of February, Facebook 188.8.131.52 from the smartphone Marketplace was pulled by a XDA user and made available to us touchscreen users. Well now Microsoft has made this app officially available for touchscreen devices. The blogosphere is calling it v1.2, but its really 184.108.40.206 on the About screen.
PPCG Review: Resco Contact Manager
I had the chance to review Resco Contact Manager v2.02 which adds some nice features from the previous version, such as: * Touch Optimized Interface * Profiles management * Facebook integration * Google Maps application support * Customizable today plugin * Categories/Companies groups operations available. Send SMS/MMS to all members in group * SMS Chat […]