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Facebook's device-year-class takes on Android fragmentation
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Facebook's device-year-class takes on Android fragmentation

Jerry Hildenbrand 47

Facebook has a simple solution to a big problem — coding for best performance across different devices. Some folks like to call it fragmentation, others call it choice, but by any name there are certainly a lot of different Android phones. Building applications that need to work with all of them is no easy task. You have wildly different hardware configurations that make for a big...

Facebook is making virtual reality versions of its apps
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Facebook is making virtual reality versions of its apps

Harish Jonnalagadda 5

After acquiring virtual reality headset maker Oculus for $2 billion last year, Facebook is looking to cater to the medium by making virtual reality versions of its apps. Facebook's head of Product Chris Cox revealed plans regarding the social network's efforts in this segment in an interview at the Code/Media conference being held at Laguna Niguel, California. Cox stated that virtual...