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It or -- more -- fox tactic well it is time rumors have been confirmed.
FaceBook phone is out it's not really -- fault but it's their new launcher basically takes over your entire fall and gives you FaceBook in your face.
This is the first device that they shifted on it's the HTC first I'm not gonna really focus on this device because honestly it's kind of a boring fall.
It feels nice in the hand it's not all that powerful as a five megapixel camera.
But it is pretty on remarkable as far as phones go the software is where FaceBook really shines let's stick.
So -- so if you're obsessed with FaceBook and this is the phone for you.
You'll notice notification its launch right on the front of your screen so you can get -- to grandma off days FaceBook updates they don't have integration with Twitter yet.
But they see that it's coming.
So you'll see these large photos from your news feed this is pulled right from my news feed from my friends like conceal this information without even really launching -- My face sits at the bottom of the screen.
My face since there my -- -- there at the bottom of the screen and I can.
Unlock the phone by doing any number of things I can go back to the previous application I was in which was FaceBook.
I can -- up here to the apps like a typical android app launcher.
What you'll write in to FaceBook messenger which is right here right on the screen so it's gonna apps through that looks like you see this sort of apps launcher which are used to seeing android.
Number of apps come peeked into the -- -- like Google+ and mr.
Graham of course FaceBook home is right there I get rid of these notifications that pop up and swipe down out of the way.
And then I can begin to scroll through my news feed now with -- I don't like about this is the inability to.
Make my news feed granular that is to say I'm seeing everything -- -- just wanted to see a -- of my close family and friends.
Hopefully that'll come and maybe -- savings -- between sleep so right from this home screens home news feed I can come over here and I can tap this little thumbs up.
And like a photo or -- can tap anywhere on the screen.
To like a person's photo or status update.
I can and a remark by tapping on the comments section and -- status update back.
-- -- also a neat feature where if someone sends me an SMS.
It'll pop up right -- -- screen with a little face.
-- avatar picture which lets me know that hey.
My wife is texting me right now from -- -- and -- can -- -- picture then it stays persistent which means it stays on top.
Of the whole FaceBook home experience and therefore having a persistent having -- on top of every application were doing.
Was a long way to improving that chat experience.
All the other Google services are right here but they're a little bit buried beneath FaceBook home so you can still don't know who placed or download apps the way that you normally would.
And customize your home screen experience by adding moving apps around the screen.
One -- -- you know things I'm not a fan of on this phone is the ability to get to the camera quickly doesn't happen too fast.
Swipe up to the apps click on photos then launch the camera.
And I'm able to -- snap away.
FaceBook home is also available on a number of other phones at the Samsung galaxy S three -- galaxy note to and the forthcoming Samsung galaxy S four.
No word yet on when it would be available on -- laughs so if you're heavy FaceBook -- this is the phone experience for you FaceBook is right in your face no matter where you are on the phone.
If you have any questions about FaceBook home or -- -- tc first you could find me on Twitter likely more us hey I'm also on FaceBook to.
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