In yet another blow for BlackBerry loyalists, Research in Motion announced BlackBerry Mobile Fusion today, a tool that will allow businesses to make employee iOS and Android devices just as secure as RIM’s own smartphones.
Heyzap has put together a list of the top 10 Thanksgiving-themed mobile games in case you want to get into the holiday spirit and download the games for your phone.
The indie video game sensation Minecraft is going from strength to strength, as demonstrated by figures unveiled at this weekend’s Minecon convention in Las Vegas.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform now features more than 40,000 apps and games in its Marketplace, according to All About Windows Phone.
The iOS version of popular indie sandbox building game Minecraft will be available in the Apple App Store starting tomorrow.
Google has re-released its Gmail app for the iPhone and iPod touch, two weeks after the company botched the app’s initial debut and yanked it from the App Store.
Daily deals aggregator Yipit is today releasing its app on the iTunes App Store, bringing shoppers customized deals recommendations from more than 750 deals sites nationwide.
iPhone 4S owners still facing battery issues after Apple’s recent iOS update can rest a bit easier. A recent test shows that the problem could still be fixed with future software updates, ZDNet reports.
Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has decided not to pursue a lawsuit to block the sale of the iPhone 4S in South Korea, as it apparently feared backlash from Korean consumers wanting to get their hands on the latest Apple device.
The mobile game landscape has changed dramatically in the last couple of years, with Apple and Android games surpassing both Nintendo and Sony to claim leadership of the market.
Music streaming startup Spotify has launched an application for Windows Phone 7, a move that will help it maintain momentum across the web and mobile platforms.
A newly discovered bug for Apple devices both allows hackers to execute unapproved code, and helped one developer get quickly kicked out of the iOS developer program.
Digg co-founder Kevin Rose has just launched his new discovery app Oink, which lets users tag and rate the things around them.
Bluetooth headset maker Jawbone will soon release its new Up life monitoring wristband that’s designed to help you live a move healthy life by tracking every move you make, what you’re eating, how long you’re sleeping and how many calories you burn.
ShopSavvy, a barcode scanning startup with applications for the iPhone and Android devices, is making the mobile shopping experience more social and ramping up hiring, thanks to $7 million in fresh funding.
Research in Motion has finally launched its BBM Music app out of beta, giving its BlackBerry users a social way to listen to music on their devices, the company announced Wednesday.
Finally, iPhone users could soon get access to the rich Gmail experience that Android users have had since the beginning.
I’ll skip the obvious “acceleration” puns and just say things are looking good for Appcelerator, maker of a cross-platform app development software.
The economics of the consumer electronics industry dictate that on a long enough timescale, all products will become low-margin commodities. The companies that make products household names are destined to fade from the public’s memory. Will Apple suffer the same fate as others before it, such as RCA, who revolutionized television sets in a similar fashion but were relegated to the dustbin of history decades later?
Condé Nast’s weekly digital subscription sales increased 268 percent since Apple launched its Newsstand feature on iOS 5 earlier this month, the company revealed Tuesday.
Music discovery application SoundHound has hit an impressive 4 million searches per day to help its more than 50 million users find songs, the company announced today.
Mobotap’s Dolphin Browser has updated its powerful Android app to version 7.0 with new features that let users sync settings and bookmarks as well as give better access to frequently visited sites with its Webzine feature.
After the worst service outage in its history last week, Research in Motion said Monday that it will try to appease its BlackBerry users by giving them free apps worth more than $100.
Editor's Pick Playforge made enough money from a single iPhone game, Zombie Farm, to support a 25-person company. Now the developer has launched its next game, Zombie Life, and it has another hit on its hands. Call it the domestication of the zombie, a big trend in pop culture.
OpenFeint, the mobile social network division of Japan’s Gree, is announcing a Game Channel today that will help users discover new game apps on Android mobile devices.
Voice-over-IP company Rebtel announced version 2.0 of its iPhone app today, and it sports a unique feature: the ability to easily move between WiFi/data networks and voice networks during VoIP calls.
More kids are playing video games between the ages of 2 and 17, according to a new market research report.
Prior to the launch of its new iOS 5 mobile operating system tomorrow, Apple has released a huge update for its iTunes Mac software.
[Disclosure: Xyologic cofounder Matthaus Krzykowski was previously VentureBeat's advisor on mobile issues and remains an occasional contributor.]
Sometimes, just “liking” a friend’s Facebook update isn’t enough. That’s when a good old-fashioned voice call is in order.
Over a quarter-billion iOS devices, such as iPhones and iPads, have been sold by Apple, CEO Tim Cook revealed on stage today at the company’s press event.
So I guess we can give up hope on seeing the iPhone 5 for another year. Apple just announced the iPhone 4S, which sports the same design as the iPhone 4 with new hardware for faster gaming and computing performance.
While the iPhone 5 (or 4S, or whatever the hell it’ll be called) will dominate Apple’s press event tomorrow, there’s plenty more to get excited about as well.