Lack of Honeycomb-specific apps could doom the Xoom

The Motorola Xoom is currently the most viable alternative to the iPad, at a similar price point and form factor. But is it doomed to fail because of the lack of Honeycomb-specific apps in the Android market?

Resistance to Android is futile

Google's mobile Android operating system remains on track to capture at least 45% of the smartphone market by 2016.

Not booked for Apple's developer conference yet? Too late

Tickets for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) have sold out already, within hours of going on sale.

Amazon flirts with Apple iOS devs

It seems as if Amazon is "actively enticing" Apple iOS devs to port certain educational apps to the company’s popular Kindle platform.

Apple's iOS 5.0 reportedly coming out this fall

The rumor mill still suggests that Apple will release the iPhone 5 in the summer, and initially unveil version 5.0 of the iOS software this spring. 

Report: Apple eyes improved location-based services

This week at Apple, the company listed two new jobs on its site which indicate an ongoing interest in optimizing location-based services for iOS devices.

Kaspersky: Number of smartphone threats has doubled

The number of smartphone users is growing exponentially every day. Devices once considered the domain of the privileged classes are now affordable to the masses, with some selling for as little as $100.

Bing site updated for Android and iPhone, not WP7

Microsoft's search engine just got a bit better for people who use one of the major mobile operating systems, but not for people who use Microsoft's own OS.

Critics say pro-Android browser study hella flawed

A study that compared browser load times on Android versus iOS is being slammed with criticism.

Android can browse the Web faster than iPhone

According to the results of a new independent test, Android 2.3 is able to load websites 52% faster than an iPhone running iOS 4.3.

Google adds 'Instant Previews' feature for mobile

If you have at least Android 2.2 or iOS 4, when you run a mobile Google search, you'll now be able to see a quick snapshot of each website result before loading the site in its entirety.

Apple releases iOS 4.3 one day ahead of iPad 2

For those not lucky enough to pick up a brand spanking new iPad 2 when it goes on sale tomorrow, Apple has something of a consolation prize for you, allowing you to bring your current iPad or other iOS device to the latest version today.

Indie dev says Android more successful than iOS

The developer of ambitious online mobile game Pocket Legends has a story to tell that's quite different than the norm these days - it says its game has earned more money on Android than on the iPhone.

Latest Comscore numbers confirm Android beats Blackberry

Mirroring a report from Nielsen last week, the latest numbers from respected mobile industry tracker Comscore show that Android is now the most popular smartphone platform in the country, putting an end to the seemingly unbeatable Blackberry operating system.

Can Android beat iOS and dominate the tablet market?

Apple currently remains on track to win 70% of the tablet market this year with its next-gen iPad 2. However, one analyst believes Android-based tablets will triumph over the iPad in the long-term.

Apple previews Mac OS X Lion for devs

Apple has released a developers preview of Mac OS X Lion. The upcoming version of Cupertino's flagship operating system offers popular elements of iOS in a more traditional desktop setting.

Report says iPhone 5 will have 4-inch display

In the same churn of the rumor mill that says Apple is working on a smaller, "iPhone mini," there's also a report out there that suggests the company is planning on making its next smartphone a big bigger than previous ones.

A developer's ode to Apple

Apple, I’ve given you all and now I'm nothing.

2% of all global online activity comes from iOS

When you consider how many devices there are around the world that connect to the Internet, it's pretty impressive to hear the iOS, which powers only a handful of different gadgets, is taking a 2% share of all global online activity.

Is everything in the Apple world perfect?

Epic VP Jay Wilbur believes that "anything in the Apple world is perfect," while "hardware fragmentation" in the Android space is a "really big issue."