Apple removes app per Israel's request

Apple has kicked out an app from the iTunes App Store after receiving a complaint directly from the government of Israel.

It's life Jim, but not as we know it

Several weeks ago, I found out a good friend of mine is a Trekkie in a very funny way. 

We were having lunch, he whipped out his iPhone, and one after another came Doc McCoy's famous catch phrase, "I'm a doctor, not a..."

Report: Android slowly losing market share

Android's rather sizable share of the U.S. smartphone market declined slightly from 52.4% to 49.5% last quarter.

Rumor: Verizon planning switch to tiered data

Verizon will reportedly become the next big major carrier to end unlimited mobile data for smartphone customers.

Analyst tears into RIM as "one-trick pony"

Research in Motion, the company that makes Blackberry devices, has just scaled back its sales forecasts for the near future.

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.

Users pick really dumb iPhone passcodes

It's a good idea, of course, to set a PIN code for your phone in case it's lost or stolen. But you have to wonder why some people bother - because, according to one software developer, the most common choice is 1234.

E3 was a wake-up call for the industry

We mull over a lack of excitement and announcements that didn't happen.

Why IDC, others think Windows Phone can win

Another research group is saying Microsoft's Windows Phone platform will eventually overtake the iPhone.

iPhones on board for shuttle's final mission

When the Atlantis space shuttle makes its final flight later this year, it will carry two iPhone 4s - not so that the four astronauts can chat with friends and family at home, but as the basis for several experiments.

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 purges DUI checkpoint apps

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

Android top dog in smartphone market, iPhone second

According to ComScore’s latest ranking, Google’s Android is the top smartphone operating system in the U.S., with Apple's iPhone (iOS) weighing in at second place and RIM's BlackBerry lagging behind at third.

Army preps smartphones for combat

The US military has long experimented with mobile devices for use in combat. Next week, the Army plans to conduct field trials with Apple's iPhone, Android handsets and various tablet computers.

Android users gobble up the most data

A new study reveals that Android phone owners are using more mobile data than anyone else.

Apple going FTW on June 6

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off on June 6 with a keynote address by none other than Steve Jobs himself. And let me tell you, this one seems like its going to be quite memorable.

Plants vs Zombies comes to Android

The classic game of pitting cartoony undead against pea-shooting shrubbery has finally found a home on Android.

Pioneer pioneers first iOS-compatible car stereo

Pioneer has introduced an in-dash entertainment system that's compatible with your iPhone.

New Opera browser comes to iPhone, iPad

Opera has just released the latest version of its Web browser.

iOS App Store breaks 500K barrier

Apple’s iOS App Store continues to grow at a rapid pace, with Cupertino approving more than 500,000 applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.