TigerText app: "This text will self-destruct"

There is a new product in the Apple App Store today that will solve the problem that secret agents and bitter lovers alike share. TigerText claims it is the first app that allows users to delete text messages from the recipient's handset.

Can Palm save itself from irrelevance?

Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has outlined a new strategy to buoy sinking sales of its smartphone line.

Android has most free apps, Blackberry apps most expensive

Mobile app analytics research firm (yes, one exists) Disitmo has released some interesting statistics about the pricing structure for all major app platforms. Among the findings is the fact that more than half of Android's apps are free.

Mobile app e-tailer PocketGear buys rival Handango

PocketGear has announced its acquisition of Handango, combining the two mobile app services and offering a centralized outlet for more than 140,000 applications. Both sites are still being maintained separately.

iPhone OS displaces Windows Mobile in new smartphone survey

A recent survey conducted by Gartner has found that Apple's iPhone OS was the world's third most popular smartphone operating system in 2009.

2010 Mobile World Congress roundup

The 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona boasted numerous mobile wares, tons of tapas, a multitude of mobile operating systems and apps aplenty.

Dell polishes Mini 5 tablet for Apple iPad challenge

Dell is preparing to take on Apple's overhyped iPad with its sleek, touch-screen Mini 5 tablet device.

Sprint preps enigmatic 4G handset for 2010 launch

Sprint Nextel is reportedly preparing to launch its first 4G handset during the first half of 2010.

AT&T targets Android market with Motorola BackFlip

AT&T has finally taken a small step towards embracing the wider Android market by agreeing to sell Motorola's BackFlip smartphone.

Google mobs Mobile World Congress

Google "hearts mobile" was the message delivered by the firm’s CEO at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Windows Phone Series 7: Attractively Different but can it Win?


Being attractively different may be the first requirement for something to step out from under the iPhone's and Android's shadows.

Motorola debuts CLIQ XT smartphone

Motorola has debuted a new Android-powered smartphone at the 2010 Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Adobe touts Flash 10.1 at Mobile World Congress

Adobe has confirmed that a beta version of Flash Player 10.1 has officially been made available to content providers and mobile developers - with general availability of the platform expected during the first half of 2010.

UK journalist claims consumers should pay more for mobile apps

A UK journalist has opined that consumers should be paying more - not less - for mobile applications.

Google gets a Buzz out of trashing Twitter

The company that can do no evil has decided to see if it can get a chunk of yet more Internet real estate.