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Dear Adobe: Steve Jobs Pens Open Letter on Flash

April 29, 2010 8:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Steve Jobs today published an open letter on Apple's website with some thoughts on Flash and why Apple has resisted the Internet's generally accepted standard for viewing video on the Web.

Apple Buys App Maker Siri

April 29, 2010 8:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple has acquired virtual personal assistant company Siri, according to an FTC filing asking the agency to let the deal close before the end of a statutory waiting period.

B & N Nook Gets Apps, Enhancements

April 23, 2010 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Barnes & Noble today announced enhancements to its Nook eReader that will come via a software update.


Jumptap Unveils New Mobile Ad Feature

April 21, 2010 8:06 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Mobile ad network Jumptap is implementing a new platform feature that will enable mobile consumers to manage their own profiles.

Ford Adds Apps to SYNC System

April 20, 2010 8:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Ford today announced a new way to curb distracted driving with the new SYNC AppLink software that will allow hands-free voice control of smartphone apps.

Cricket Customers Get Turn-by-Turn

April 20, 2010 8:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Prepaid carrier Cricket Communications announced the availability of Cricket Navigator, a new voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation solution...

YouMail Offers Open API to Developers

April 16, 2010 7:59 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

YouMail, provider of digital secretary services for managing mobile voicemail, today announced the general release of an open API for developers.

Apple Puts Engaging Spin on iAds

April 8, 2010 1:43 pm | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

Apple introduces its mobile ad platfrom, iAd.    


iPad Apps More Expensive than iPhone Apps

April 8, 2010 1:11 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

March metrics from Distimo, the app analytics company, confirm that content for the iPad costs a bit more than content for the iPhone.

More Than 9,000 Android Apps Added in March

April 8, 2010 1:06 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AndroLib, a Web site that keeps tabs on the Android Marketplace, is reporting that Google's OS saw 9,308 new applications launched in March.

Return of the Tablets

April 8, 2010 11:54 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Thanks to the iPad, the tablet form factor is getting a second chance.

1M PayPal App Downloads in 3 Weeks

April 7, 2010 8:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apparently mobile users like the idea of PayPal on their mobile phones.

Web Site by Stanford Experts Monitors App Security

April 5, 2010 8:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

With Apple's iPad rolling out this past weekend, developers are scrambling to create new applications.


Kindle App Available for iPad

April 5, 2010 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As expected, Amazon wasted no time in getting its content on the iPad.

iPad: Here Come the Apps

April 2, 2010 7:30 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

All kinds of apps providers are issuing press releases today to make sure everyone knows that yes, they're going to be available on Apple's iPad when it hits stores tomorrow.

Gamers Get New Version of 'Wheel'

April 1, 2010 7:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The mobile version of the game Wheel of Fortune just got a little, pardon the pun, "richer."

Analysis: BlackBerry Users Willing to Pay the Most for Apps

March 31, 2010 8:03 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Mplayit released its latest mobile app analysis from its cross-platform app store on Facebook...

New App Fights Fat

March 30, 2010 8:18 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The company behind a new app wants to help iPhone owners take up less space, starting with their stroll down the supermarket aisles.

iPhone Users Get New eBay Apps

March 30, 2010 8:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

eBay finally has gone totally mobile. The virtual auction and classifieds company today announced two new iPhone apps.

RIM Acquires App Maker Viigo

March 29, 2010 7:48 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has acquired app company Viigo, which specializes in aggregating content into feeds for handsets.

Booyah's MyTown Hits 1.4 Million Residents

March 26, 2010 8:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Booyah has released MyTown 3.0 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The company also reported a whopping 1.4 million registered users...

GetJar Expands Partners with Rogers

March 24, 2010 9:46 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The app store GetJar announced that it will make its entire library of more than 60,000 free mobile applications available to Rogers customers at no charge.

Yahoo! Releases Pair of Search Apps for iPhone

March 23, 2010 9:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Internet search giant Yahoo! today launched two new applications for iPhone and iPod touch.

MocoSpace Realizes Monetization

March 17, 2010 8:22 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Speaking at a session at SXSW on Tuesday, MocoSpace Vice President of Business Development and Marketing Casey Jones discussed various methods of monetizing traffic on the mobile Web.

Report: Mobile Apps Will Outsell CDs by 2012

March 17, 2010 8:18 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

How popular are mobile apps? If some recent research is any indication, the market will be worth $17.5 billion in two years' time.

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