Report: Android-based devices threaten iPhone's dominance

An AdMob study has concluded that Google's Android operating system (OS) poses a major threat to the iPhone's dominance.

BrightCove offers Flash alternative for Apple fanbois

BrightCove has announced a new HTML5 framework designed to deliver high-quality video on the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch without the use of Flash.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Steve Jobs named the "most valuable" CEO in the universe

Barron's has named Steve Jobs the "most valuable" CEO in the world, claiming that the US of A "could use 1,000 more like him."

Analyst recommends PSP price cut

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has called on Sony to lower the price of its PSP handheld console so that it can more effectively compete against Nintendo's DS and Apple's iPhone. 

Can the iPad succeed as a gaming platform?

Although hard-core players are expected to shun the iPad as a viable gaming platform, a number of studios are pushing ahead to develop casual titles for the tablet device.

Pioneer Adds iPhone Connectivity To Receivers

Pioneer has launched its first iPhone App, iControlAV, which allows users to remotely access their home theater sound systems through Wi-Fi connectivity. Support, though, is limited to just 2 receivers.

Geohot promises untethered iPhone jailbreak

Champion of the people or show-off hacker - you decide - George Hotz says he has created a new, untethered jailbreak for the latest iPhones.

iPhone 2.0 hacked for the first time

A pair of security researchers hijacked the entire SMS database of an iPhone in 20 seconds flat at the CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver yesterday.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

Opera asks Apple to approve iPhone browser

Opera has officially asked Apple to approve its Mini browser for the iPhone. But what are the chances of Club Cupertino giving a thumbs up to a competing application?

Apple bites away at video game share

Just a couple years ago, mobile phone games hardly made a blip on the radar, but the amount of the video game pie that the iPhone is getting has increased five-fold in the span of just one year.

Amazon Kindles its love for the iPad

Amazon has unwrapped a special edition of its Kindle e-book shop and reader application for Apple's long-awaited iPad.

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.

Payola hits iPhone app review market?

Start-up app review websites need money to sustain themselves, and independent app developers need exposure. What happens when those two things mix?

HTC pledges to fight Apple patent suit

HTC is fighting back against Apple's patent suit, saying it intends to defend itself.

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.

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.

Smartphone market defies global economic recession

The global smartphone market - driven by Apple, Nokia and RIM - has apparently managed to defy the crushing economic recession.

Artist builds giant Lego phone

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