But is it really a wise investment for the social networking giant?
Rumours of a Facebook phone have been doing the rounds for a couple of years. Now HTC is rumoured to be cooking one up for the middle of next year.
What’s even more promising, the handset was originally scheduled to launch at the end of this year, but was pushed back to give HTC time to work on other products, according to people familiar with the matter.
INQ chief executive officer Frank Meehan has some words of advice for Android manufacturers. Instead of focusing on specs and “elite early adopter customers”, start thinking about what the cool kids want. In an no holds barred interview with Mashable at MWC 2011, the CEO explains why the INQ Cloud Touch is built for success despite having a meager 600 MHz processor.
We’ve got an action packed morning in tech news today, ready to get you through that mid-week crisis. In today’s US Update, we cover the IPTV capabilities of Samsung Smart TVs, look at LG’s Android plans for 2011, dish the latest scoop on the PSP 2 and more.
Word on the street, HTC is prepping two Facebook handsets, set to be unveiled at next month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. According to British newspaper, City A.M., the Facebook phones run a “tweaked” version of Android, complete with the Facebook logo and coloring. The newspaper was spot on with the Nexus S, could they be right about the Facebook phone?
You wanted it and we got it — the latest in tech news, best known as the US Update. In today’s update we bring it to you fresh with the Verizon iPhone 4 saga, the latest rumblings on the Samsung Galaxy S2 and Vibrant 4G, hop on over to review Sony’s restraining order against Geohot’s jailbreak and more.
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