Facebook is finally getting its mobile strategy right with Messenger, which is the most widely-used mobile messaging app. This year the social network is aiming for a bigger share of mobile users’ attention with a series of standalone apps.
Samsung Electronics is in preliminary discussions with the EU antitrust regulator to settle charges slapped on them for allegedly using illegal sales tactics. The Korean chaebol was accused of keeping their chief rival Apple from licensing essential cellular patents.
Bryan Henderson–a teenager from Scotland–has smashed the final cube of Peter Molyneux's enigmatic puzzle app Curiosity. For solving the Curiosity cube Henderson has been awarded the role as an all-powerful deity in Molyneux’s upcoming “god game” Godus, where he will reign over the game’s online community.
In order to strengthen the quality of reviews and help connect consumers with developers, Google is enabling all of its Play developers to reply to user reviews on their apps.
Google has hinted that it may ban Facebook Home on Android devices eventually in order to ensure a good user experience.
Runtastic is a hugely successful app and now, the company is delving into complimentary hardware, bringing, among others, a GPS watch to the market.
Facebook's social media suite has hit a million downloads, but it took twice as long to get the second 500,000 as the first. The reason may be poor reviews.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 is lacking in the app department, falling well behind iOS and Android devices with just 145,000 apps.
Facebook Home for Android officially lands on 1080p devices, a flagship from every major camp.
Some Android apps update without going through Google's Play Store, but those days are through. From now on, all apps will have to go through the store for their updates.
For those who miss the lat 80's, Classic Note is a new app that brings back the look of the original Macintosh System 6 OS.
Google's augmented reality glasses have received an app from The New York Times which will allow users to read headlines on the go.
Joyride is a new app that integrates many different forms of entertainment to provide you with fun and games for long car rides.
Google has won against Apple in a bid for purchasing Wavii, a aggregation technology and natural language processing startup.
The Google Play store's stats show that the new Home from Facebook has recently passed up one-half million downloads. While this might seem like a lot of downloads, it is only a drop in the bucket compared to the 1 billion users on Facebook, and many of those users are giving Home a single star
Siri, Apple's voice controlled assistant, remembers what you tell her. Apple won't say how long she remembers however, and the American Civil Liberties Union is concerned.
Iceland has a fairly small population, meaning there's a somewhat real risk of accidentally sleeping with someone you're related to. A new app hopes to prevent this.
Samsung has just introduced a gargantuan smartphone being called the Galaxy Mega. This model comes in a 5.8 or 6.3” display and is a direct response to consumers demanding larger and sharper looking displays, but is this just a passing fad?
A German pilot and Internet consultant claims to have the ability to ‘hijack’ a commercial plane with a smartphone application that he designed.
Burner is an app for your smartphone which lets you create a fake number which automatically forwards its calls to your phone.