RIM showcases BlackBerry OS 6

Research in Motion (RIM) has unveiled its long-awaited BlackBerry 6 operating system at WES 2010.

Blackberry OS 6 specs and pics leak onto the ‘Net

An anonymous "source" at AT&T has reportedly leaked pictures and specs of RIM's BlackBerry OS 6.

Ford debuts hands-free voice control for smartphone apps

Ford has introduced a Sync software upgrade that will allow drivers to safely access Android and Blackberry apps.

Apple's iPad closes in on Blackberry and Android

Apple's iPad is rapidly gaining online usage share and has almost drawn even with Blackberry and Android during its first 10 days on the market.  

Developers embrace Apple's iPad, snub RIM's Blackberry

A recent survey by Flurry Analytics indicates that at least 22 percent of new application starts over the past 60 days were designated for Apple's iPad tablet. 

Alleged Blackberry OS 6 screenshots hit the 'Net

Blackberry Leaks has obtained a number of images that appear to depict an unknown device running OS 6.0.

iPhone and Blackberry take their deadly toll on Palm

Shares of Palm plummeted on Friday as the mobile phone manufacturer warned revenue for the current quarter would total far less than Wall Street had originally expected.

Report: Blackberry users lust after Apple's iPhone

A recent study conducted by Crowd Science claims that nearly half of all Blackberry owners would likely switch to another smartphone, with a majority of those choosing Apple's iPhone.

Artist builds giant Lego phone

New York artist Nathan Sawaya has built a five-foot-tall Blackberry Tour 9360 phone from Lego.

iPhone users worry about hurting its feelings

Three-quarters of iPhone users love the thing so much that they actually sleep with it, according to a Stanford University study.

Report: iPhone owners "outgame" Android users

A recent survey conducted by Mplayit has found that mobile gaming is four times as popular among iPhone owners than Android users.

Music app hits jailbroken iPhones after Apple rejection

When Grooveshark, an Internet radio provider that allows users to listen to MP3s for free, tried to bring its service to the iPhone, it was rejected by Apple. So the company did what any snubbed publisher would do - it made the app available for jailbroken iPhones.

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.

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.

Amazon touts Kindle app for BlackBerry addicts

Amazon has introduced a Kindle application for BlackBerry addicts with itchy thumbs.

ITC to probe Apple, RIM over patent violation

The US International Trade Commission has said it will investigate Apple and RIM  for patent violation, following a complaint from Kodak.

Skype to arrive on Verizon smartphones in March

Verizon has confirmed that Skype will arrive on a number of its 3G smartphones in March.

Sexting attracts teens to Blackberry Messenger

Sexting is bad according to LG Electronics, but it may be good for RIM, which has seen a record number of teens and young people signing up for a blackberry over the past year, attracted mainly by the magnetic pull of its Blackberry Messenger service.