2012/12/06, 10:06 pm
A year after launching its Cloud Player music tool, Amazon has released an iOS app for it, bringing functionality that will compete with Apple's own iCloud and iTunes.
2012/10/05, 11:05 pm
Mike McCue, founder and CEO of Flipboard, credited Apple on Friday with creating a "revolution" with its iPad tablet and said the impact of that revolution is still being understood more than two years after the device reached the market.
2012/09/05, 01:05 am
The "Pirq" daily deal app is partnering exclusively with Apple to provide mobile restaurant deals to the iPhone maker's employees as it makes its first pass at entering the Silicon Valley market.
2012/16/03, 12:03 am
A new report claims Apple CEO Tim Cook harangued Dave Morin, co-founder of the company that developed the "Path" app, when he learned that the software was uploading users' address books to its servers without their permission.
2012/11/03, 02:03 pm
Eric Chu has stepped down as manager of Google's troubled software market for Android, and is being replaced by Jamie Rosenberg from Google Music as the company aligns all of its digital content under the Google Play umbrella.
2012/03/03, 01:03 am
The App Store reached the historic milestone of 25 billion application downloads early on Saturday, though Apple has yet to announce the winner of the $10,000 App Store gift card.
2012/22/02, 08:02 pm
The California Attorney General announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with six companies, including Apple, Amazon and Google, to mandate individual privacy policies for apps that collect personal information that will allow users to read policies before downloading an app.
2012/09/02, 08:02 pm
As evidence continues to point toward an early March launch for the next-generation iPad, a new report claims that Apple is now in "crunch mode" as it prepares for on-stage demonstrations and television commercials highlighting apps for the device.
2011/13/12, 08:12 pm
A new analysis of several top apps with both iOS and Android versions reveals that every $1.00 generated on iOS by an app corresponds to $0.24 in revenue for the Android version.
2011/09/12, 05:12 pm
Amazon delivered its low cost Kindle Fire tablet primarily as a way for users to browse and buy digital content, but it omitted parental controls that can block access to pornography, explicit content or allow unattended kids to "charge up a storm" on their parents' account.
2011/07/12, 02:12 pm
Thanks to Apple's iOS App Store, Autodesk has attracted more new customers than it has ever had across its previous 29 years in business, transforming the company and causing it to launch a new consumers products division.
2011/29/11, 03:11 pm
Microsoft is preparing a new edition of its Office suite for Apple's iPad, as well as an updated Office for Mac OS X Lion users.
2011/19/09, 06:09 pm
While eager to demonstrate next year's Windows 8, Microsoft has been reticent to make any promises about a tablet friendly new version of Office sporting the new Metro look, a clear departure from Apple's strategy of presenting the original iPad with a suite of new iWork apps, but only after both were finished and ready to sell.
2011/08/09, 10:09 pm
A new report suggests that all Android app markets combined will soon outpace the app downloads of Apple's iOS App Store, but a parallel report notes that piracy and malware republishing continue to destroy Android app developers' ability to actually make money.
2011/02/09, 06:09 pm
Amazon's next Kindle will abandon the efficient, easy to read eInk display of existing models and morph into a $250, 7 inch color touchscreen model based on Android, but incapable of accessing Google's app market or benefiting from future Android releases.
2011/22/08, 12:08 am
After HP's webOS hardware unit was scuttled by upper management, the webOS software team has hopes of bringing their work to the mainstream, leveraging Apple's open web platform to do so.
2011/02/08, 06:08 pm
Apple has posted a new engineering position on its iWork team to "build the front and/or back end of scalable web applications," indicating an expansion of the company's existing iWork.com and future iCloud offerings, even as it continues to improve its native desktop and mobile iWork apps.
2011/01/08, 11:08 pm
The Skype for iPad app, which includes support for video calls on the iPad 2, began rolling out to App Stores around the world on Tuesday, but was "temporarily removed" by the company for unknown reasons [updated].
2011/01/08, 08:08 pm
An independent developer has founded a coalition, codenamed "Operation Anthill," to help the iOS developer community fight back against legal threats from patent licensing companies like Lodsys.
2011/07/07, 01:07 pm
Apple announced a new milestone of 15 billion apps downloaded through its iOS App Store, an installed base of 200 million iOS devices and a library of 425,000 apps, 100,000 of which are natively optimized for iPad.