JDB Pocketware, the Windows Phone developers of HandyScan and SkyManager, have released a Facebook app. Facebook JDB is billed as being optimized for touch input and includes a set of enhancements to make your Facebook browsing experience the best possible.
Key features with Facebook JDB includes:
- Full screen mode (show/hide bar buttons)
- Live tile shows Facebook notifications
- Lockscreen Facebook notifications (Windows Phone 8 only)
- Supports themes (Windows Phone accent color)
- Menu button and home button
- Post status updates with photos
- Browse photos in full screen with pinch to zoom
- Swipe left/right to navigate through photos
- Enhanced posting screen
- Integrated back navigation
- Support for watching videos
- Launches external links on IE
- Horizontally aligned Like/Comment/Share buttons, ideal for larger space on screen (Windows Phone 8 only)
- Customizable tiles for pin to start
You can't check-in to places from Facebook JDB but overall, the Windows Phone app makes a nice first impression. However if you have Social Scout from JDB, the two apps can be integrated to allow for check-ins.
Facebook JDB is a free app that you can find here in the Windows Phone Store. Facebook JDB is available for both Windows Phone 8 and 7.x devices.