07/24/2013, 05:07 pm
Google on Wednesday pushed out a minor update to its cloud-connected Google Drive iOS app, bringing hooks to the mobile versions of Safari and Chrome, as well as a new way to insert columns and rows into spreadsheets.
07/24/2013, 12:07 pm
Major games publisher Electronic Arts revealed this week that it makes more money from Apple's iOS App Store than any retail distributor, including Best Buy, GameStop, or even its own Origin digital download service.
07/23/2013, 07:07 pm
Apple's chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer detailed Apple's leading position in the enterprise and among government agencies, noting custom corporate app development, mass device deployments and a recent new security clearance.
07/23/2013, 03:07 pm
Opera Mediaworks has released its latest "State of the Mobile Web" report, noting that Apple's iOS platform continues to generate the most revenue, with iPhone maintaining a slight lead over all Android phones combined and the iPad capturing over 92 percent of tablet ad revenue.
07/22/2013, 10:07 pm
Apple may have made changes to its in-app purchasing protocols to safeguard against unwanted charges by minors, but the Cupertino company still shelled out more than $6,000 in order to cover the unauthorized purchases one British eight-year-old posted to her father's account.
07/22/2013, 08:07 pm
Apple on Monday announced the iTunes Store now has more than one billion podcast subscriptions, and is celebrating the milestone by highlighting some of the most popular content since the medium hit the digital storefront in 2005.
07/22/2013, 07:07 pm
San Francisco's District Attorney George Gascón described the smartphone theft deterrent systems demonstrated by Apple and Samsung as "clear improvements" in the City's efforts to thwart crime.
07/22/2013, 02:07 pm
New mobile Web browsing data shows that iOS users remain far more active on the Internet than their Android counterparts, with Apple's devices accounting for nearly two-thirds of all domestic mobile website traffic.
07/22/2013, 02:07 pm
Samsung will host its own developer conference this October in San Francisco, promoting its own Software Development Kits and tools rather than simply remaining a passive licensee of Google's Android and Chrome OS.
07/22/2013, 01:07 pm
HopStop, the transit navigation app Apple acquired last Friday, dropped support for Windows Phone over the weekend, leaving users of the platform miffed.
07/22/2013, 11:07 am
As Apple prepares its latest enhancements to Maps with iOS 7, Google has released its own major update for Google Maps on iOS. Here's how the two compare in location data and local search, our fourth segment looking at mobile maps.
07/21/2013, 08:07 pm
Apple reported that its website for third party developers was compromised by "an intruder" seeking access to personal information. The site remains offline as the company investigates the matter and works to "completely overhaul" the system in a bid to prevent future attacks.
07/19/2013, 05:07 pm
Apple on Friday has reportedly purchased transit navigation service HopStop, which also has an iPhone app of the same name, in a possible bid to bolster its own in-house mapping solution.
07/19/2013, 08:07 am
Rovio, the maker of the now-ubiquitous Angry Birds series, has introduced a new cross-platform account that allows gamers to pick up where they left off, whether playing a title on Apple's iOS or Google's Android.
07/19/2013, 07:07 am
As part of its effort to improve its Maps service for iOS and the upcoming OS X Mavericks, Apple has reportedly acquired crowdsourced location data company Locationary.
07/18/2013, 10:07 pm
In a substantial upgrade to both free and premium level iPhone and iPad apps, note syncing service Evernote adds synced shortcuts, integration with Skitch for marking up images and PDFs, and a new related notes tool.
07/18/2013, 02:07 pm
Do-it-all video app VLC will return in a new iOS version on Friday, while RunKeeper has gotten a few new options to boost its utility, and cab-calling app Uber has gotten some new features.
07/18/2013, 12:07 pm
The dominance of free mobile applications continues to grow, as a new study reveals that iPhone users spend an average of 19 cents per app downloaded, while Android users spend only 6 cents per download.
07/17/2013, 02:07 pm
Google on Wednesday updated its Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad, giving users the ability to open links by default in the company's other native apps, such as Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube.
07/16/2013, 11:07 pm
Yahoo-owned Tumblr on Tuesday released a security update for its iPhone and iPad apps to resolve an issue that in some cases would allow user passwords to be compromised.