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Review: Hulu Plus Takes Television to Your Pocket

July 29, 2010 8:01 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

Hulu, the popular website with TV shows, now comes as a subscription-based application for iPhones and iPads.

Lookout Weighs in on Security Flaws, Launches App Genome Project

July 27, 2010 8:20 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Citigroup's revelation that its iPhone banking app came with a security glitch couldn't have come at a better time for a group whose mission is to educate consumers and developers about the vulnerabilities in smartphone apps.

Distracted Driving Solution Hits Market After 17 Years in Making

July 19, 2010 8:07 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

It's been about 17 years in the works, and Demetrius Thompson is finally seeing his idea to prevent auto crashes – using cell phones – reach commercial fruition.


Report: Microsoft Offers Incentives for Apps

July 14, 2010 8:32 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft is offering incentives to developers as a way of fostering app development to support the impending release of Windows Phone 7.

Google Unveils App Inventor

July 12, 2010 8:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google has released a new piece of software called App Inventor.

Apple Approves Fring 3G Video Calling

July 9, 2010 7:50 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple's App Store has approved a new version of the Fring VoIP app.

Mobspot Launches iPhone App Discovery Service

July 7, 2010 8:39 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

When you're looking for a good restaurant or a good mobile app, who do you trust to make a recommendation – strangers or your closest friends?

Apple Says Developer Booted from App Store

July 7, 2010 8:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple has booted a developer and his apps from its applications store after hundreds of hijacked user accounts were used to push his titles...


Location Forms the Core of Apps, says Trimble

July 7, 2010 8:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The use of location in mobile apps has been popping up everywhere from Loopt to Groupon, and Trimble Outdoors has its finger on the pulse of location-based technologies.

Smartphone Apps Hit Brew Sales, says Verizon

July 2, 2010 10:37 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless, one of the longest customers for Qualcomm’s Brew platform, says it is committing to the feature phone app service despite three years of declining sales and a tendency of Brew subscribers to stop using the service after a few

Disney Buys Maker of Tap Tap Revenge

July 2, 2010 7:29 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Disney has bought out Tapulous, whose flagship Tap Tap Revenge app has been installed by more than one third of iPhone and iPod touch users.

Mitek Rolls Out Remote Deposit App

July 2, 2010 7:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

MiTek Systems just released what it is calling the "gold standard" for remote mobile deposit of checks by consumers and business people...

Yahoo! Launches First Android Apps

July 1, 2010 8:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Yahoo! today launched its Mail and Messenger apps for Android, as well as newly designed HTML5-based Mail and News sites...


Facebook Launches 'Permissions' for Apps, Websites

July 1, 2010 8:03 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that requires outside applications and websites to tell users exactly what parts of their profiles have to be shared for the apps to work.

Qualcomm Touts Augmented Reality, Brew

June 30, 2010 12:56 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said the company was expanding its Brew mobile platform into China and touted the company's move into augmented reality during opening remarks at Qualcomm's Uplinq conference today.

GameHouse Releases 'Twilight'-Themed Games

June 30, 2010 7:38 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Two new GameHouse games based around the Twilight movies are available today on major North American and European wireless carrier mobile game portals.

Adobe Makes Flash 10.1 Official

June 22, 2010 8:30 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Adobe Systems today announced the release of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 to mobile platform partners.

Skype Rolls Out SkypeKit SDK

June 22, 2010 8:25 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Skype today rolled out SkypeKit, an SDK that aims at allowing developers of all kinds to include Skype functionality within their apps and devices.

iPhone Gets Windows Live Messenger

June 22, 2010 8:23 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft yesterday launched Windows Live Messenger for the iPhone.

Mobile Puts World Cup at Fingertips

June 21, 2010 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As the World Cup wraps up a first round play this week, fans are increasingly keeping informed about their favorite teams via mobile.

Miley Gets Her Own iPhone App

June 18, 2010 8:29 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

You can find a preview of Miley Cyrus' new album in the form of her new iPhone app, which actually does sound like a good deal, if you're into that sort of thing.

Slick Apps Help Target Oil Spill

June 14, 2010 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

If you're wondering how to get updates on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill while on the go or want to help out by either reporting on it yourself or donating to the clean-up effort...

Don't Have $1M? iVdopia Has a Solution

June 11, 2010 8:13 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

iVdopia says it has a solution for advertisers that don't want to pay $1 million for an iAd campaign. They can use Future5...

Review: Snowtape Goes Beyond Streaming Radio

June 11, 2010 8:11 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

I am quickly falling in love with Snowtape, an app for the iPhone created by Vemedio. Snowtape streams Internet radio to the iPhone and then allows users to record and save songs from the broadcast.

World Cup Coverage Expands on the Web, Cell Phones

June 9, 2010 7:59 am | by Jake Coyle, AP Entertainment Writer | News | Comments

With games airing live on cell phones and computers, the World Cup will get more online coverage than any major sporting event yet.

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