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Facebook Home available now on the Google Play Store

Get excited folks because Facebook Home is finally here for a select few. We all knew that Facebook Home would arrive today, and now it appears to finally be available. This morning we reported that both Facebook and their messenger apps received updates prepping for Home, and now Home has just hit the Play Store - although it appears to be slowly rolling out.

HTC First vs HTC One and other Android phones

So now that the HTC First "Facebook Phone" is official and hitting the streets this Friday, we figured a quick vs running down the specs and details were in order. Below we'll go through a few things we like and don't like about the HTC First, then compare them to the beautiful flagship HTC One - as well as other Android smartphones available or coming soon.

HTC First Review

With the HTC First we've got what both HTC and Facebook are presenting as this year's Facebook Phone. While we've seen devices in the past with Facebook-centric bodies and with Facebook features added to their basic Android software experience, here with the HTC first we've got what both HTC and Facebook are very clearly saying is their hero environment for the mobile universe. This isn't just an HTC Salsa with a Facebook button attached - it's the first full embodiment of Facebook Home!

Facebook Home Review

Time to get social folks! In just a few days time you'll be able to get your hands all over the all-new Facebook experience on Android, simply called Facebook Home. If you want an even deeper experience the HTC first smartphone will also be available on the same day, April 12th, for you to enjoy Facebook in all its glory. We've had a chance to take Facebook Home for a spin lately and you'll want to read on to see if it's a worthy home screen replacement, or just a gimmick by Facebook to stay relevant.

Facebook Home to launch in Canada in the coming weeks

Facebook Home is set to arrive on the Google Play Store for Android come April 12th, but it will only be available in the U.S. and will be limited to a select few Android smartphones only. Mostly from HTC and Samsung, but don't worry folks because more users should get it soon. Reports are now confirming that Facebook's new Home will launch in Canada a few weeks after the U.S.

Android Community Weekly: April 7th, 2013

With an exciting past few weeks in the world of Android we're back with the Android Community Weekly. From leaked smartphones, HTC, Facebook and more we have everything you've missed this week in Android news. Obviously the star of the week was Facebook, but that isn't all that happened so catch up on everything you've missed below.

Facebook Home privacy concerns are addressed in Q&A

Excited about Facebook Home but wondering what the privacy aspect of it is looking like? Facebook has published a Q&A-format response to the most common questions that have been asked so far, addressing things like what information Home will gather and what it can see. We've got a full run-down of the privacy information, which you can check out after the jump.