Just stepping off the stage after holding its ‘Home on Android’ media event in Palo Alto, California this evening, Facebook executives today announced “Facebook Home” — a new and inviting take on the Android homescreen which evermore tightly connects you to the friends and family members you love, via its “people-centric” UI.
Citing “a person familiar with the launch plans,” CNET reports tonight that mobile carrier T-Mobile is about to hold an event at which Apple’s iPhone will play a big part. The publication writes that Apple’s smartphone will (finally) fill a “[big gap] in T-Mobile’s smartphone lineup,” adding that the iPhone will play a “prominent role” at T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” event set to be held in New York City, tomorrow.
Citing that staff at the magazine were given a “working demo” of the application on Friday, Capital New York reports that New York Magazine is still working on the app to get it right for prime-time, but notes that the new subscription-based app offering will be ready for its (confirmed) official public unveiling at the Association of Magazine Media Conference, set to be held in Manhattan on March 28.
The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple has chimed in on today’s speculation that Apple may be set to hold a special media event, (potentially focused on introducing an SDK for its highly-anticipated ‘television’ product), next month, hinting that his own (likely credible) sources suggest the reports are completely inaccurate.