04/03/2013, 07:04 pm
Google on Wednesday announced it will be forking the Apple-backed WebKit to create Blink, a rendering engine that will power the search giant's Chromium initiative, and consequently the Chrome Web browser, moving forward.
04/03/2013, 03:04 pm
Google is reportedly working on a successor to the Nexus 7, one aimed at taking the fight back to both Apple's iPad mini and Amazon's Kindle Fire by shrinking the bezel to accommodate a larger and higher-resolution display.
04/02/2013, 09:04 pm
Hours after media outlets caught wind of a potential search issue relating to direct iTunes App Store links, Google has issued a statement saying the problem has to do with fetching pages from iTunes' web servers.
04/02/2013, 06:04 pm
After months of waiting, Google has finally released a version of its Quickoffice app that is compatible with Apple's iPhone, allowing Apps for Business customers to collaborate with colleagues who haven't made the switch to Google Docs.
04/02/2013, 05:04 pm
Reports on Tuesday point to a possible "de-ranking" of direct iTunes App Store links in Google's search results, with some titles not showing up for six or more pages unless the word "iTunes" is entered in the text box.
04/01/2013, 12:04 pm
Smartphones around the size of Apple's iPhones are seeing the most regular usage among device owners, a new study says, while larger-screened phablets are something of a fad.
03/27/2013, 02:03 pm
On Wednesday, Google released an update for its Gmail app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, adding new interface actions to bring the app closer to feature parity with its Android counterpart.
03/27/2013, 11:03 am
Amazon is allegedly working on its own smartphone, which could launch as soon as the second quarter of2013 with a 4.7-inch display.
03/25/2013, 04:03 pm
Despite word from Google months ago that it would be discontinuing Exchange support, many users buying new iOS devices have been surprised to discover that push email no longer works with Gmail accounts in Apple's default Mail application.
03/25/2013, 01:03 pm
Google on Monday rolled out an update for the iOS version of its Google+ social networking app, introducing basic photo editing and Instagram-like filters, as well as a few other additions.
03/25/2013, 11:03 am
Apple's latest acquisition, WiFiSLAM, was an Android-centric indoor location positioning tool for developers that has now been taken off the market.
03/24/2013, 11:03 am
Google's Chromebook Pixel outperforms Apple's Retina MacBooks in one particular spec, and Apple recently changed the way it markets its notebooks to reflect that reality.
03/23/2013, 03:03 am
Google’s Android platform is powered by a novel technology that transcends conventional hardware and software. And just as Android hardware and software has looked to Apple for inspiration, this compelling new “flexibly adaptive logic” is also related to something that first originated within Apple.
03/22/2013, 12:03 pm
Speculation that wearable smart watches are the "next big thing" in tech continues to mount, as a pair of new reports claim both Google and LG are working on their own wrist accessories.
03/21/2013, 02:03 pm
Asked whether iPhone and iPad users could expect to see Google's predictive search feature, Google Now, appearing on their devices, Google chairman Eric Schmidt insinuated that the company had already submitted such an app for Apple approval, but Apple has since indicated that the app has in fact not been submitted [updated].
03/20/2013, 07:03 pm
In two separate filings on Wednesday, Microsoft and Intel voiced their support of Apple in an appeal before the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals regarding the dismissal of a patent suit involving Google's Motorola.
03/20/2013, 08:03 am
While BlackBerry's CEO this week called Apple's iOS platform outdated, it's the BlackBerry 10 operating system that's expected to have very little effect on the smartphone industry for the coming years.
03/19/2013, 07:03 pm
Reiterating the lack of excitement surrounding Samsung's "Broadway-style" launch of the Galaxy S 4, Yankee Group research has stated Apple is likely to gain ownership share in U.S. smartphones this year, "rather than the other way around."
03/18/2013, 07:03 pm
An in depth comparison of the development frameworks behind Apple's Maps and Google's finds pros and cons in both, but highlights Apple's as more mature, less limited and recommended for most third party app developers.
03/18/2013, 11:03 am
A closer look at market shares in the highly competitive smartphone industry shows sales trends can be reversed in an instant, and companies that once dominated could quickly find themselves on the verge of collapse.