T-Mobile also for the ChaCha
HTC will have two Facebook-branded phones out next month, according to Amazon.co.uk, which has now posted pages for the handsets. Both will go on sale on 26 June, the retailer reckons, Sim free and complete with a dedicated Facebook button. HTC ChaCha HTC ChaCha The £250 ChaCha is a BlackBerry-style boy with a fixed Qwerty …
Now where is the function that deletes it...
Not exactly a secret though are they? They were announced in February..
Amusingly, "ChaCha" is slightly rude in Spanish.. http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/02/htc-chacha-to-be-known-as-chachacha-in-spain-somebody-didnt-do/
... but why do I need a Facebook button? Is it so difficult to have the facebook app/widget on the screen?
Mind you I'm probably not the target demographic - not having a facebook account.
You've probably got a fully working brain as well.
This is your chance to own next year's MySpace phone!
If I delete the app from data/app or system/app will the button stop working? I assume I can map it to something else. This could lead to some amusing apps that remap the button.
Mine's the one with the HTC Desire HD running RCMix Kingdom v0.1 with Sense 3.0 with a Facebook button on the home screen.
HTC Desire Z, one swipe gesture to FriendStream from the home screen.
What is the point of a dedicated Facebook button apart from a cynical attempt to cash in on the FB brand, on a phone already running HTC Sense?
They will make a branded / cobranded product for anyone, as long as they think they can sell some. Nothing wrong with that.
...there will be updates every week that will, without warning, rearrange the interface and change how key functionality works.
...resetting your privacy settings whenever it feels like.
Faces + Time = FBFT
Imagine people popularize the term "Hey, facetime me" or "facebook me"
interface + in your face = iface