07/03/2013, 06:07 pm
A newly discovered flaw in Google's Android security model enables rogue apps to gain full access to the Android system and all installed apps, read all data on the device, harvest passwords and create a botnet of "always-on, always-connected and always-moving" spy devices tracking users' location while secretly recording.
07/03/2013, 05:07 pm
Twitter-owned short video sharing service Vine released an update for its iPhone app on Wednesday, one that it calls its biggest update yet, with new discovery and sharing opportunities packed in.
07/03/2013, 01:07 pm
Marking the fifth anniversary of the iPhone App Store, Apple has sent a poster to members of the press marking the many milestones the digital download destination has seen over its first half-decade.
07/02/2013, 06:07 pm
Apple's iOS mobile platform continues to make a strong showing in the mobile advertising space, accounting for almost two-thirds of ad impressions despite not having anything near that in terms of installed user base.
07/02/2013, 10:07 am
Spotify's official iOS application was updated Tuesday with a new "Discover" option that allows users to find new music based on their listening habits. Separately, after the shutdown of Google Reader, Reeder for iPhone has been updated with sync support for Feedly and also Feed Wrangler.
07/01/2013, 07:07 pm
Microsoft on Monday rolled out OneNote version 2.0, bringing some much needed changes to the note-taking and managaments app, including a consistent experience across multiple platforms and enhanced rich text formatting.
07/01/2013, 05:07 pm
Facebook, the top-ranking free app in Google Play, has taken advantage of Android's weak platform security to collect users' phone numbers as soon as the app is installed, highlighting core differences in Apple's approach to protecting users' privacy and those of social-advertising firms like Facebook and Google.
06/29/2013, 05:06 pm
Given the recent implosions of BlackBerry, Palm, Nokia, Microsoft, can we safely assume that Apple is next and will likely fail before the year is out, simply because, well… Android?
06/28/2013, 12:06 pm
The next version of Apple's iOS 7 beta for iPhones and iPads might be pushed out to developers very soon, as a new report has Apple prepping to release the iOS 7 beta 3 in just over a week's time.
06/28/2013, 11:06 am
To be listed among the top 10 paid applications on the iOS App Store, software must average around 4,000 downloads per day, while a top grossing app must earn $47,000 per day, a new study has revealed.
06/27/2013, 10:06 pm
Although not as striking a change as some other first party apps in iOS 7, Apple's makeover of Mail offers a number of usability changes that are welcome improvements over its predecessor, including gesture controls and a cleaner layout.
06/27/2013, 06:06 pm
Rolocule Games has released Motion Tennis, a new iOS title that turns your mobile device into a Nintendo Wii-like motion controller for gaming on an Apple TV-connected display.
06/27/2013, 05:06 pm
Twitter's music discovery app was updated on Thursday, bringing a new genre-based browsing along with the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.
06/27/2013, 02:06 pm
While it wasn't given as drastic of a redesign as some other native iOS 7 applications, Apple's new Messages app sports a tweaked look and some subtle but useful new features.
06/27/2013, 12:06 pm
A trio of popular iOS apps were updated on Thursday with major new features, as Mailbox has added a landscape mode on iPhone, Google Hangouts now includes support for tapping on links and inviting friends to chat via text message, and Skype now offers free video messaging.
06/26/2013, 04:06 pm
Google rolled out a substantial update to its Google Earth iOS app on Wednesday, bringing a few important changes to the title, the biggest being built-in Street View capabilities.
06/26/2013, 11:06 am
A new study on smartphone malware has found that 92 percent of nefarious mobile software is targeted at Google's Android platform, and the amount of attacks are growing.
06/26/2013, 08:06 am
A new section added to Apple's website promotes its upcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system to business customers, touting new features such as enhanced security, and new ways to configure and deploy devices at scale.
06/25/2013, 10:06 pm
Dropbox on Tuesday updated its iOS app, bringing swipe gesture support for all files and folders, the ability to share multiple photos and the usual bug fixes and improvements.
06/25/2013, 01:06 pm
Apple's beta build of iOS 7 makes it more difficult for thieves to get away with stealing an iOS device by requiring a user's password to be entered when disabling the "Find My iPhone" functionality.