05/15/2013, 12:05 pm
Google's response to Apple's Game Center was announced on Wednesday in the form of Google Play game services, a cross-platform series of developer tools that will support iOS as well as Android and the Web.
05/15/2013, 12:05 pm
Google on Wednesday announced that its Android mobile platform has seen 900 million total activations to date, while 48 billion applications have been installed on Android devices.
05/15/2013, 10:05 am
A mobile version of EA's powerful Frostbite engine, used to create recent titles in series such as "Battlefield" and "Need for Speed," will be coming to Apple's iPhone and iPad.
05/14/2013, 06:05 pm
Malware targeting mobile devices is rapidly growing in both the number of variants found in the wild and in their complexity and sophistication, but the only platform being actively targeted is Google's Android, which researchers now say is resembling Windows on the desktop PC.
05/14/2013, 11:05 am
BlackBerry's BBM messaging service will go cross-platform this summer, when official BBM applications will launch on iOS and Android.
05/13/2013, 05:05 pm
Popular login asset manager 1Password received a healthy update on Monday, bringing a number of new features to its built in "1Browser" Web browser, new sharing options and an advanced search tool.
05/11/2013, 12:05 am
Amazon on Friday released its Cloud Drive Photos app, and corresponding 5 gigabytes worth of free cloud storage, in what is essentially a competitor to Apple's own iCloud-based Photo Stream service.
05/10/2013, 08:05 pm
The U.S. Department of Defense said on Friday that it plans to allow Apple's iOS devices onto the Pentagon's secure network early next week, opening the door for lucrative military contracts currently dominated by BlackBerry.
05/10/2013, 09:05 am
With iPhone owners restricted by capped data plans on the largest U.S. carriers, cable sports network ESPN has expressed interest in potentially subsidizing those data plans to allow users to stream video without worrying about overage fees.
05/09/2013, 04:05 pm
Thursday saw Apple increasing promotion for the forthcoming 50 billion download on its App Store, publicizing the approaching mark with a prime spot on the company's homepage.
05/09/2013, 11:05 am
Apple continues to gradually expand the number of cities that support its 3D Flyover feature in iOS Maps, with Paris being the latest addition.
05/08/2013, 08:05 pm
Paper by FiftyThree received an update on Wednesday with the addition of a few new features and backend enhancements, including a much-needed pinch-to-zoom feature that allows artists to quickly make detailed refinements to a piece.
05/08/2013, 06:05 pm
In its first update after being purchased by LinkedIn for $90 million, Pulse on Wednesday showed the first signs of integration with the networking site by baking in the ability to share stories with a user's professional network.
05/08/2013, 02:05 pm
Website visits from devices running the unannounced iOS 7 have seen a significant increase in recent weeks, as Apple gears up for the mobile operating system's official unveiling at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
05/08/2013, 12:05 pm
Google looks to be attempting to grow its mini-ecosystem on Apple's iOS platform, as the search giant is now enticing developers to have their apps open web links in its Chrome browser.
05/07/2013, 03:05 pm
Apple's iPhone might see wider adoption in government use, thanks to the recent validation of a cryptographic module for iOS.
05/07/2013, 01:05 pm
Popular iOS fitness tracker RunKeeper was updated on Tuesday to add support for the Pebble smart watch. And Boingo's Wi-Finder now offers users the ability to subscribe to its Wi-Fi hotspots directly through an in-app purchase.
05/07/2013, 04:05 am
According to a report from investment bank Piper Jaffray, Apple's share of the mobile Web is not only dominating Android in the U.S., but has shown growth at the expense of Google's operating system, leading the firm to believe iOS users are generally more engaged with their devices than owners of rival handsets.
05/06/2013, 07:05 pm
In an update to its standalone messaging app on Monday, Facebook added so-called "stickers" from the company's flagship iOS app and reinstated swipe gestures to delete conversations from the inbox.
05/06/2013, 02:05 pm
Faced with a slow start for the Wii U, Nintendo has reportedly begun offering software to make it easy for developers to port their mobile applications from platforms like Apple's iOS to its new home gaming console.