Small iOS developers face patent dispute

A David vs. Goliath battle has emerged in a patent dispute between small independent iOS application developers and a Texas-based patent holding company called Lodsys. Many of the small developers are hoping for

Published on: May 18th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

5 possible products Apple will unveil this weekend

By Jared Newman Out of nowhere, Apple is rumored to reveal a new product over the weekend, sending Apple Stores into lockdown mode on Saturday night to prepare. It's a strange little rumor,

Published on: May 18th, 2011 IDG News Service

iPhone, iPad users sue Apple

An iPhone user and an iPad user have sued Apple over its location tracking database on their devices. The federal class action suit alleges that Apple's tracking violates the U.S. Computer Fraud and

Published on: April 27th, 2011 John Cox

iPad 2 or not iPad 2? That’s the tablet buying question

Simple, portable, user-friendly, and affordable. Say hello to the device of the future: a PC and smartphone rolled into one - the tablet.The world of computing is at a crossroads. The primary computer

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer Melissa J. Perenson & Mark Hattersley

The media tablet ecosystem race

By Phil Newman When the iPad was finally revealed in 2010, it took time for the market to know how to categorize the device; everyone settled on simply creating a new category. One

Published on: March 26th, 2011 Francis Moran

Nokia CEO indicates Symbian’s end in ‘burning memo’?

If comparing your company to a burning oil platform in the North Sea is not a clear indication that things are not going well, I don’t know what else would. This appears to

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Windows Phone 7, Android gain smartphone market share

In its first two months, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 gained a two per cent share of the U.S. smartphone market, says research firm The NPD Group. During that period, the last quarter of

Published on: February 1st, 2011 John Cox

App Store only place worth selling mobile games, say developers

Mobile game businesses interested in making money should focus only on Apple’s App Store and ignore other mobile platforms, according to independent developers.Three Toronto-based independent game developers speaking at GameON Finance agreed that

Published on: January 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

10 billion apps sold on Apple App Store

By John P. Mello Jr., PC World (US) Apple's App Store is closing in on selling its 10 billionth app and when it does, someone is going to receive a $10,000 gift card to

Published on: January 18th, 2011 IDG News Service

Sneak peek at 5 features in iOS 4.3 beta

Apple isn't wasting any time getting to work this January after bringing the iPhone to Verizon earlier this week. The company released the first beta version of iOS 4.3 for iPad, iPhone, iPod

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Ian Paul

Apple’s Mac App Store launches with more than 1,000 apps

On Thursday Apple opened the Mac App Store, releasing a software update for Snow Leopard that allows Mac users to buy software using the same mechanisms they use to buy iOS apps and

Published on: January 7th, 2011 Jason Snell

Windows Phone 7 vs. iPhone – feature comparison

With all the features of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 now out in the open -- along with details about the handsets available on Telus Mobility, Bell Mobility and Rogers Wireless here in Canada.

Published on: October 15th, 2010 Ryan Faas

Apple iOS becomes third most-popular platform on the Internet

Apple's iOS mobile operating system is now the third-most popular platform on the Internet, with a share nearly six times larger thanAndroid's, a Web measurement company said Wednesday.Collectively the devices that run iOS

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

6 reasons why HTML 5 won’t kill Flash

Apple's well-publicized refusal to allow Adobe's Flash technology to be installed on its iOS mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad, has led to speculation that Flash's days may be numbered as the

Published on: August 19th, 2010 Howard Wen