MartialRanger23 Posted April 15, 2013 Share Posted April 15, 2013 Alright, so as you all may know, Facebook released Facebook Home: a new launcher that Mark Zuckerberg thinks will increase his already large fortune. As a tech dork, I had to get it, and I must say I was a little disappointed. The overall UI was alright if you love Facebook. There's no lock screen, once you tap your power button, you're looking at your news feed. You can swipe left-to-right and view photos and status updates, and if you want to see a photo in full view, just tap and hold the picture and it will go into full screen mode. If you want to access all of your apps, just tap the screen so your Facebook profile picture pops up, and then drag it up and it will open your app drawer. This is fun and all if you use Facebook 24/7, but for someone who doesn't, then it's just an annoyance. Don't get me wrong, it's a neat idea, but after a while it just gets to be annoying. I want to use my phone, I don't like having to spend 5 minutes navigating to my Phone. If I'm in an emergency, I'm done for. But that's not the reason I am disappointed in Facebook Home. No, the reason is that after a while, I noticed my 3G wasn't on. Everyone else had a fast 3G signal, but I had nothing. Further investigation showed that all of my data passwords had been reset. I can't use 3G until we call Sprint and ask them for the passwords. Worst case scenario, I have to do a factory reset on my phone, which will NOT make me happy. I have looked at a few more reviews and I'm not the only one this happened to. This is a common issue. I have written to the Facebook Team and am waiting for a reply. The five phones that support Facebook Home are high end phones (Galaxy SIII, Galaxy SIV, Note II, HTC One, and HTC One X+), so this should be a big deal. Anyways, I will update when I have news! Sent from my Samsung Galaxy SIII Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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