And there’s a more troubling question: Why?
The Facebook apps for both iPhone and Android are outstanding.
They’re full-featured, beautifully designed, extremely popular.
What does Home add, really? Yes, the ability to see incoming posts
on your Home screen; you save one tap. But is it worth losing
widgets, wallpaper, app folders and the Android status bar in the
Then there’s the weird new phone that comes with Home
preinstalled — the HTC First. What’s the deal with this phone?
It’s plastic, dull, uninteresting. It’s so generic, it should
come in a plain white box that says PHONE on it.
From a practical standpoint, it seems very weird to me not to be able to check your battery life from the home screen.