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Facebook Teams With Snaptu To Launch Rich App For Feature Phones

4 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Facebook has proven to be immensely popular on smart phones: it's the most downloaded application of all time on the iPhone and probably holds the record on Android as well. But the user experience for so-called feature phones, which still make up the vast majority of cell phone usage worldwide, hasn't been as rich — users generally have relied on Facebook's lightweight m.
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Facebook to acquire Snaptu. Set to bring more advanced apps to almost every phone

Technology : The Next Web Blog (4 years ago)

Facebook is set to acquire mobile apps company Snaptu, it has emerged. Snaptu specialises in enabling the development of apps for low-cost feature phones. On the Snaptu blog today, the company writes: “Earlier this year, we announce... Read Post

How one Chrome setting alters the Android 5.0 user experience

Technology : GigaOM (12 hours ago)

Most settings for Android 5.0 are in the.... Settings. But not this one. Overview mode, which shows you all of your running apps and open tabs, can actually be altered by… Read Post

Facebook acquires Snaptu to bolster 'dumb phone' mobile apps

Technology : Download Squad (4 years ago)

Facebook has plunked down between $60 and 70 million on mobile app developer Snaptu, which creates Java-based applications for feature phones. Snaptu had been hand-picked by Facebook to develop its non-smartphone app, and the acquis... Read Post

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