Android Market hits 50K app mark

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.

3,000 people have paid their Mercedes-Benz lease through iPod, iPhone

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.

Android challenges Apple's repressive ecosystem

Are developers finally tiring of Apple's repressive and controlling guidelines for third-party iPhone apps?

Twitter may develop its own clients

A major investor in Twitter has hinted that he'd like to see the site creating its own mobile and desktop clients.

Want Warez? Move to the UK

Do you miss the heady days of 0-day warez, cracks, Keygens and RIPs? Hell, yeah - those were magical times indeed!   

iPad app developers focus on tablet games

A recent study conducted by mobile research company Flurry Analytics has found that 44 percent of apps currently being tested for the Apple iPad fall into the crowded games category.

Switch from Microsoft Exchange says Google

Google wants you to ‘exchange’ your Microsoft Exchange software for its own Google apps, and is making it ever easier to make the switch with a new Google Apps Migration service.

Mog brings 7 million streaming tracks to mobile

Mog, a subscription-based "all you can eat music" service that launched last year, is coming soon to smartphone platforms, bringing on-the-go mobile access to 7 million songs.

Report: Apple designates "explicit" category for iPhone app store

Apple has reportedly launched an initiative to create an "explicit" category for third-party app developers of the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Report: Apple purged over 5,000 'overtly sexual' apps

A third-party application developer known as ChilliFresh claims that Apple has purged more than 5,000 "inappropriate" programs from its iPhone app store.

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.