Facebook 1.2 for Windows Mobile Standard Edition

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For the longest time we’ve been stuck with Facebook for Windows Mobile version 1.0.0.7. At one point the version number changed to 1.1 on the Marketplace, but the application’s version number was the same and there really weren’t any new features. Today I noticed that on Windows Mobile 6.5 Standard Edition (non-touchscreen), there was a version 1.2 listed in the Marketplace. Upon installing that version, we see that the application’s version number is 1.1.0.14. So something must have changed, right? Low and behold, we’ve got some new features!

First of all, there are now little icons and numbers representing comments as well as the number of people who “like” each post. There’s a new menu that lets you comment AND read other people’s comments AND “like” things. There’s also a new “Search” command in the menu that lets you easily find new people and add them as friends or send them messages (depending on their security settings).

Unfortunately version 1.2 is nowhere to be found for Windows Mobile Professional Edition (touchscreen) devices. Hopefully we’ll see an update to that soon.

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Adam Z. Lein
Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for Pocketnow.com since they first appeared on the market in 2002. Read more about Adam Lein!