A study of Facebook apps has shown that people are more likely to buy a product if it's already very popular - but that a clear winner that doesn't reach a certain popularity threshold won't benefit from this effect.
Google is hoping to assuage fears over security in the cloud with a new, two-step identity verification process for Google Apps.
Did you know that only 24% percent of American adults who own smartphones run mobile apps?
In news that will see a million clenched fists relaxed, Apple is relaxing its guidelines on app submissions.
Apps will outsell music downloads at the iTunes store by two to one by the end of the year, according to Finnish analyst Asymco.
Android customers who don't like being forced to use Google's proprietary checkout system to pay for their apps may soon have a new choice thanks to a budding partnership with Paypal.
Yesterday we reported that Microsoft was pimping out free Windows 7 phones to its employees. Today we learned that Redmond expects hard-working MS devs to code Phone apps in their spare time.
Want to play 3D games on your Apple iPad? Well, a Florida-based company - aptly named 3D Eye Solutions - will allow you to do just that.
The US mobile market is experiencing a seismic shift towards higher-end phones, with at least 50% of all handsets expected to be classified as smartphones by 2011.
Facebook's really keen on privacy these days, and it's now rolled out a feature requiring outside applications and websites to make it clear to users which parts of their profiles are being shared.
Take a closer look next time you browse through the Android Market: thousands of those apps can do things like make random calls or send texts at will, and they could infect your phone with spyware.
Social networking sites such as Facebook have contributed to a staggering increase in the number of mobile app users.
As if there was ever any doubt! Yes, a recent survey published by Nielsen confirms what we already suspected: games are the most downloaded apps on mobile devices.
Microsoft has introduced the latest iteration of its Office software. An online version of the popular suite is also available in the Cloud, allowing users to access and share data in Word, Excel and PowerPoint across a variety of platforms and mobile devices.
The first generation of iPad apps has some pretty serious usability problems, according to a report from the Norman Nielsen Group.
Archos has announced a $200 Android-powered tablet with a 7-inch (800x480) touch screen.
Apple has managed to sell over one million "magical" and shiny iPads after just 28 days on the market.
The restless masses - which are clearly growing tired of Apple's notoriously closed iPhone ecosystem - have helped boost Android's Market past the 50K app mark.
Mercedes-Benz Financial announced that it has received more than $2.5 million in lease and loan payments through its groundbreaking iPhone app, the first of its kind to let users manage their auto payments through a mobile app.
Are developers finally tiring of Apple's repressive and controlling guidelines for third-party iPhone apps?