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Xbox 720 event invite suggests first device reveal

Xbox 720 event invite suggests first device reveal

Today invitations have been issued to an event for the press that will reveal what Microsoft is suggesting will be "a new generation revealed" for the Xbox. This invitation notes that Don Mattrick will be present with the whole Xbox team and that a "special unveiling" will be taking place. This timeline and recent reports combined suggest this event will be the home of the official unveiling of the rumored Xbox 720.

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LG Optimus G Pro appears in press event invite

LG Optimus G Pro appears in press event invite

This week the folks at LG have revealed the contents of their soon-approaching press event for New York City: the smartphone known as the LG Optimus G Pro. This device has been released internationally and will be appearing in the United States with 4G LTE capabilities and a set of specifications not unlike that of the international edition. This device will be revealed with full details at the event which will take place on the first of May in the evening at a concert event.

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LG event invite tips Optimus G Pro for May 1st

LG event invite tips Optimus G Pro for May 1st

It's time again to get busy with an LG event for a massive release, this time in New York City with what we must assume is the LG Optimus G Pro for the United States! As the LG Optimus G Pro has been ramping up for release in all other areas of the earth save the USA, it's high time we got some massive smartphone action of our own - starting May 1st! Have a peek at the invite here and let's run down the clues as they come!

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Facebook Home and HTC First Hands-on

Facebook Home and HTC First Hands-on

It's the Facebook phone… but it's every phone. Facebook Home is here, and it wants to take control of your Android experience, a new software suite rather than a specific handset. Unveiled at Facebook HQ this morning, Home arrives on Android via the Play store from April 12 and splashes your photos and friends across the lockscreen and the homescreen. We've been playing with Facebook Home today on the HTC First, the first device to fit into Facebook's Home Program; read on for our first-impressions.

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Future devices that will support Facebook Home

Future devices that will support Facebook Home

So who are the lucky people who get to try out Facebook Home first? Well it turns out that those of us who have an HTC One, HTC One X (X+), Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung GALAXY S4, or a Samsung Galaxy Note II will be able to take advantage of Facebook Home when it launches on April 12th. That way you won't have to grab Facebook and HTC's lackluster HTC First in order to take advantage of Facebook's new product.

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Facebook Home Cover Feed lockscreen detailed

Facebook Home Cover Feed lockscreen detailed

Facebook Home brings a variety of features that make it more than just an app. One of the new features will be the new "Cover Feed". Cover Feed will be the first thing you see when you open Facebook Home. It will bring you the latest and important status updates from your closest friends as soon as you open the app. That will make sure that you never miss out on an important event again.

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HTC first official: Facebook Phone unveiled

HTC first official: Facebook Phone unveiled

This week the folks at Facebook have teamed up with HTC to show off the first of what may be many Facebook Phones in what's called the HTC first. This smartphone brings the full Facebook software experience to you in an Android-based user interface called "Facebook Home". This smartphone is a mid-range unit when it comes to hardware specifications and will be offered in a variety of color casings. See our official HTC first and Facebook Home hands-on now!

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Facebook “not building a phone and not building an operating system”

Facebook “not building a phone and not building an operating system”

Mark Zuckerberg took the stage today at Facebook's event. He stated that the social network is "not building a phone and not building an operating system", but something that will make phones center around the people, instead of just the apps. He says that Facebook wants to build "the best experience for every person on every phone" He says, "You don't need to fork android to do this, you don't even need to modify the operating system."

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Facebook Home revealed: a family of apps for any Android device

Facebook Home revealed: a family of apps for any Android device

This week Facebook has revealed a software experience for any Android device they call "Home." This experience is a family of apps for any Android device that's been teased to work on not just the HTC device we've already been teased with, but any Android device you've got in your pocket right now. This system is build around people, not apps, as Zuckerberg spoke about, and is not a full re-work of Android.

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Zuckerberg tips “phones designed around people, not apps”

Zuckerberg tips “phones designed around people, not apps”

We're here at Facebook's phone announcement, and they haven't yet announced anything, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is on stage talking about phones and apps, and how people use their phones. Zuckerberg says that phones should be designed around people, and not the apps on the phones themselves, noting that Facebook wants to do that with smartphones today.

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