Apple updates iOS 5 developer tools

Apple surprised the development community over the weekend by making a rare Saturday update to the beta version of its next iPhone/iPad software.

Is Nokia's pain Apple's gain?

Apple has managed to clinch the number one position in the Q2 global smartphone market as Nokia's shipments declined to 16.7 million units, down from 24.2 million in the previous quarter.

Analyst: iPhone 5 could double iOS market share

The next version of the iPhone is poised to gather a whole lot of attention.

Android smartphone shipments jump 379%

Android-based smartphone shipments increased by a staggering 379% (over a year ago) to 51.9 million units in Q2 2011.

Average user spends $14 on a "free" app purchase

You might want to hang on for a second the next time you see an appealing app that's listed as "free" on the App Store and Android Market.

RIM plans to cut 2,000 jobs

The latest step in trying to save the sinking ship that is Blackberry maker Research in Motion is quite a drastic one.

Facebook iPad app secretly revealed

An iPad-specific version of Facebook's official iOS app has been discovered.

46% of consumers want an iPhone, only 32% for Android

According to a recent ChangeWave survey, up to 46% of consumers planning to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days say they'll choose an Apple iPhone. 

Apple iOS update patches PDF security hole

Apple has released an iOS update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that patches a security flaw related to viewing PDF files in the mobile Safari web browser.

Analyst bullish on iPhone despite Android surge

A prominent industry analyst believes sales of Apple's wildly popular iPhone will remain on track despite a massive surge in Android activations.

New browser-based iOS jailbreak uses PDF exploit

The JailBreakMe team has released a new utility to crack open iOS devices via a PDF exploit in Apple's mobile Safari web browser.

Microsoft offers devs a basket full of Mangos

Microsoft is currently offering Windows Phone 7 developers early access to Mango. 

iOS advances as Android holds the line

Google's Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system, with approximately 38% of smartphone consumers owning devices powered by the OS.

Yahoo launches "app search" apps

If you're happy with the current methods of finding apps, Yahoo is throwing its hat into the ring.

47% of iOS developers support Android too

A new survey reveals that the majority of people who develop apps for the iPhone or iPad have not touched Android.

Apple moves to support developers in patent fight

Apple's stepped in to try and defend iOS developers that have been targeted by patent-holder Lodsys.

Will WP7 trounce the iPhone in 2015?

Sales of Windows Phone 7 devices have thus far been rather underwhelming. But analysts at IDC believe Microsoft's WP7 platform, combined with Nokia's hardware expertise, will help the rapidly evolving OS outpace Apple's iPhone.

Apple backtracks on in-app subscriptions

Apple has done the unthinkable and reversed a policy that would have forced companies to pay it a lot of money.

Apple purges DUI checkpoint apps

Apple no longer wants apps that warn drivers about nearby police checkpoints.

AR Drone brings augmented reality to Android

The cool contraption that grew its wings on the iPhone is now flying forward to new adventures.