Businesses urged to focus on support for BlackBerry, Android and iPhone systems

Businesses should support a range of mobile phone operating systems, but focus their efforts on the Blackberry, Android, and iPhone operating systems, according to analysts at Forrester Research. Those systems are among the

Published on: November 4th, 2010 Antony Savvas

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

Control phone widgets with Android-compatible Power Strip

"Power Strip is a dock-like Android 2.1+ compatible home application. Thanks to the multi-tasking in Android, it can start from anywhere in any orientation and keep your current activity on the screen." That's

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Brent Rose

BlackBerry ban unravels handset's 'monopoply' on mobile security

 I feel more than a little sorry for Research In Motion these days. Not only is the BlackBerry maker being pressured as never before in the market by the ever-sexy iPhone and

Published on: August 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

BlackBerry 6 packs seven awesome multimedia features

With the release of Research In Motion's (RIM) brand new mobile OS right around the corner, the BlackBerry-maker is teasing its new software on its official blog and elsewhere online, including popular social-networking

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Al Sacco

HP’s Palm acquisition a threat to Microsoft

HP's purchase of Palm could not only savewebOS, but should also cause a few shivers for Microsoft.Where Redmond may have lately seemed the up-and-comer to challenge Blackberry with its Windows Phone 7, HP--by

Published on: May 11th, 2010 David Coursey

iPhone users can use Google Voice thanks to new Web app

Google has found a way to let iPhone owners use Google Voice, the telephony management service whose iPhone-specific application Apple rejected last year.On Tuesday, Google is launching a Google Voice Web application that

Published on: January 27th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Google gives Apple cause for concern with Nexus One

Today’s buzz is all about the announcement that Google is launching its new Google Phone, called the Nexus One. While Stephen Jobs and the gang at Apple say they are not threatened by

Published on: January 5th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Mobile use will triple in five years

Windows Mobile is not dead, and in fact, its use on smartphones will nearly triple by 2013, according to analyst firm iSuppli Corp. Windows Mobile now runs on 27.7 million smartphones and is

Published on: October 6th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Top 10 free Android apps that let you work smart, play hard

Google's Android operating system, native to T-Mobile's G1 and myTouch smartphones and due out soon in a number of new phones and even netbooks, is an impressively open and versatile platform. As with

Published on: October 5th, 2009 Logan Kugler

The scoop on Mac BlackBerry desktop software

At this point, not much is unknown about Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac--except, of course, when the BlackBerry-maker will put its official seal of approval on the program and

Published on: September 29th, 2009 Al Sacco

Open mobile platforms vulnerable to attacks

The opening up of the mobile industry is great news for application developers but not so good for IT security professionals who want to sleep at night, executives from the security industry said

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Stephen Lawson