The most mobile-centric properties in the world are two you probably wouldn’t immediately expect: Pandora and Twitter.
Everything.me raises $25 million to make smart phones “dynamic” by presenting apps you may need in real-time.
Mobile commerce has been the next big thing for some time now, and it’s not all hype: 16.3 percent of all online Black Friday online sales were consummated over mobile.
Today, the fashion-tech startup has launched its iPhone app, with an Android and tablet offering on the way.
For the first time since the iPhone 4S was launched, Apple is back on top.
Guest Post Retention is the foundation of the free-to-play model. Here are three reasons why your users aren’t coming back.
Telecommunications giant Ericson has released a massive report on the state of the mobile world. And clearly, unless you live in the almost-fully-penetrated European and North American markets, everything is up and to the right.
Apple has worked hard to keep the app store free of porn. But it looks like one developer has snuck an app with violent sexual content — including references to pedophilia — into the app store right under Apple’s nose.
Score one for Samsung in this long-running patent battle that started way back in August with that billion-dollar judgement against the Korean company.
Salesforce.com’s aggressive acquisition strategy, and emphasis on all things cloud and mobile appears to be paying off.
TeePee Games is offering access to thousands of Facebook, online, and mobile titles via its new social network for gamers.
Guest Post The Chinese mobile game market is expanding, giving Western developers and advertisers the chance to break in. Here’s what they need to know.
“Hi, I’m Ben, and today I’m showing people why Windows Phone is a better match for them than iPhone and Android.”
According to social app discovery company Appsfire, today is the day that marks the one million apps have been created for Apple’s app store.
Phorce is a pricey bag, no doubt. But it’s also a very cool, smart-looking, and smart-acting gadget bag.
Editor’s Pick Most new social-local apps are a bore, frankly. But most don’t have a CEO who did a couple of tours of duty in Desert Storm, was a chief mechanic for a NASCAR team, and then, after selling a startup, went back to study at MIT.
Anyone who thought a sudden wave of peace, love, and joy was going to erupt in the mobile marketplace just in time for Christmas, keep dreaming.
If you want to maximize ad revenue in your mobile app, develop for iPhone, allow rich media ads, pass keywords to advertisers about content and users, and focus on health, news, entertainment, and fitness segments.
Google’s mobile operating system Android may be winning the smartphone wars, with over 75 percent market share, but Apple and Microsoft could be making more from Android than Google — up to 600 percent more next year.
Android smartphones have already taken the sales crown with 75 percent share and 57 million shipped by Samsung alone last quarter. It seems that the tablet market will soon follow suit.
Frankly, if you are Samsung, why wouldn’t you raise Apple’s prices? A price increase could be simply a bargaining chip in an attempt to reach a settlement, or it could be Samsung’s way of recouping the billion-plus dollars it is obligated to pay Apple.
Netbiscuits raises $27M for its technology that adapts and delivers web applications to smartphones.
The answer to who are the more committed gamers, console or mobile players, might not be as clear-cut as you think.
ServiceMax offers customers web and mobile applications for scheduling and workforce optimization and contract management in the field.
Unit for unit, could Microsoft’s Surface tablet be more profitable than Apple’s iPad? iSuppli certainly thinks so.
Cloud Smart Meter shows IT managers, CIOs, and developers what they’re using, how much they’re spending, and what’s currently not working — or might be about to go down.
Looking to cloud-enable your mobile app? Looks like Microsoft can help make that a lot easier.
It may be shocking to some men — or at least advertising art directors — but not all women have the stereotypical Barbie dimensions. Or the Twiggy lack thereof.
Guest Post Collaboration startups clearly want their customers to use an on-device app when on a smartphone or tablet, but taking a one-size-fits-all approach is bad for users and performance.
While we in Silicon Valley twiddle our thumbs over a panoply of smart devices, much of the rest of the world still uses feature phones, and the smartest, fastest-growing websites are those that still focus on feature phone users.
Mail.ru founder puts $75 million into IMI.VC, a Russian venture fund that invests in mobile applications.
Apparently, people like to have fun, and they buy digital devices to assist them in that noble quest. But they use those devices differently … and therein lies the story.
Heavyweight bouts usually consist of 200-pound plus monsters bashing each other in public for our entertainment. Now we can add multibillion-dollar corporations to the show.
Women’s online publication DailyCandy releases a new mobile app.
Newly minted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has purchased Stamped, a mobile recommendations-focused startup with a team of talented ex-Googlers, to help the company catch up to competitors far ahead in the all-important race for mobile mindshare.
“I believe web technologies will ultimately win within 3-5 years. The main barrier today is probably Apple.”
Well, we warned you to sell your iPad before today’s massive Apple event. And did you? Apparently not, according to gadget re-seller Gazelle.
Facebook stock is up nearly 10 percent in after-hours trading after the company announced its third quarter earnings. The company beat market expectations, but the Wall Street love may be coming from its hope for Facebook mobile.
Retina has come to the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and it’s gorgeous. Apple announced the update to its 13-inch pro-level laptop at an event today in San Jose, Calif.
Editor’s Pick The rumors were true. Five million PHP developers will now be able to design and build mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.