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Crowdsourcing Provides Answer to App Testing Dilemma

February 24, 2010 12:31 pm | by Doron Reuveni, CEO of uTest | Articles | Comments

Even the smallest flaw can ruin a mobile app (and the company behind it). So why do some mobile developers ignore the critical application testing phase?

Check This Out: Deposit Money by Taking a Photo

February 24, 2010 7:16 am | by Andrew Vancore, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

In the near future, you might not even have to visit a bank or an ATM to deposit a check. You'll simply snap a couple of photos of it with your cell phone.

PocketGear Acquires Handango, Expands Open App Store

February 23, 2010 7:32 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

PocketGear announced it has acquired Handango, creating what is believed to be the world's largest cross platform, open app store.


Digital Chocolate Promotes Execs

February 22, 2010 7:01 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Mobile games publisher Digital Chocolate is shuffling the deck, with three promotions designed to support the company's global expansion and increased focus on social games.

eBay Launches Android App

February 19, 2010 6:39 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

eBay yesterday launched an app for Android phones.

Amazon Launches Kindle App for BlackBerry

February 18, 2010 7:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments today introduced "Kindle for BlackBerry," a new application available as a free download from

Report: Video Still Tops in Data Consumption

February 17, 2010 6:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to an annual report from ByteMobile, the mobile internet solutions company, video continues to dominate as the main source of mobile data traffic.

VZW Says Skype App Coming in March

February 16, 2010 7:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Unlikely partners, Verizon Wireless and Skype, today held a press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.


Alacatel-Lucent Unveils cloud-based Dev Platform

February 16, 2010 7:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent today announced a new cloud-based developer platform and business model that it says "flips the traditional API aggregation approach on its head."

RealNetworks Sets Out on Reorg Path

February 12, 2010 7:06 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Straightforward and deliberate might be adjectives to describe Bob Kimball's delivery of his first quarterly conference call with investors since being appointed acting CEO of RealNetworks.

Jumptap Gets Another Patent

February 11, 2010 7:14 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Jumptap yesterday announced it was awarded its fourth patent in eight months...

Google's Mobile Mission Continues with Buzz

February 10, 2010 7:17 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

No one can accuse Google of not adequately addressing the mobile segment in recent months.

RealNetworks, Viacom to Spin Off Rhapsody

February 10, 2010 7:15 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

RealNetworks and Viacom's MTV Networks plan to spin off the digital audio music service Rhapsody into an independent company.


Opera to Show Opera Mini for iPhone

February 10, 2010 7:13 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

While the Apple iPhone sports the Safari browser, that's not stopping Opera Software from showing off how its Opera Mini performs on the iPhone...

EA Mobile Game Revenue Continues to Rise

February 9, 2010 7:08 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Shares in Electronic Arts were down about 8 percent in early trading today after the company's earnings forecast fell below Wall Street expectations.

Bubbly Brings Voice to Social Networking

February 9, 2010 7:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Bubble Motion, a social networking provider, today announced the launch of Bubbly, a voice-blogging service built specifically for mobile phones.

ChaCha: Teens Liked Doritos Commercial

February 8, 2010 7:09 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

ChaCha says a poll of its users, primarily teens and young adults, who asked questions during the big game showed that their favorite commercials were for Doritos.

Target Offers Mobile Gift Cards

February 8, 2010 7:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Target apparently feels that physical gift cards are passe. According to a press release, the retail giant will now offer Mobile GiftCards.

SurfKitchen Adds T-Mo to Roster

February 8, 2010 7:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The Reading, U.K., company is supplying T-Mobile USA with technology to power a storefront for customers using the Nokia 7510.

Harnessing the Power of Mobile Social Networking – in the Address Book

February 5, 2010 5:56 pm | by Nancy Benovich Gilby, Asurion | Articles | Comments

Socializing via popular social networks has become especially ubiquitous on mobile devices due to the ease and quickness that those services allow, which are often leveraged for well meaning social causes.

AT & T to Allow SlingPlayer over 3G

February 4, 2010 7:31 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T will finally allow iPhone users to stream video through a new version of the SlingPlayer mobile app.

GetJar Now Offering White Label Solution

February 4, 2010 7:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

GetJar, the mobile app store, today announced the launch of App Catalogue Express (ACE) – a white label mobile app catalog for carriers, aggregators and partners...

Symbian Goes Open Source, Platform Now Free for Non-Members

February 4, 2010 3:43 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 The Symbian Foundation has completed its migration to open source four months ahead of schedule. The source code for Symbian’s application, middle and kernel layers is now available for free to both Symbian Foundation members and unaffiliated outside developers.

Multi-Touch Enabled on Nexus One

February 3, 2010 7:46 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Googlers just can't help but poke and prod Apple these days. First they did an end-around with the HTML5 version of Google Voice, and now...

Nokia's Free Nav Passes 1 Million Download Mark

February 3, 2010 7:37 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Did Nokia make a game-changing move when it followed in Google's footsteps and started giving navigation away for free?

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