Microsoft axes vaporware Courier tablet

Microsoft has unceremoniously cancelled development of its folding, two-screen prototype tablet known as Courier.

Skyfire unlocks Flash video for Android

Skyfire has launched the first Flash video enabled mobile browser for Android-powered devices. 

Amazon goes social with new Kindle update

Amazon has confirmed that its upcoming Kindle software update will allow users to share book passages with friends on Facebook and Twitter "directly" from the device.

Steve Jobs says Flash no longer necessary

Steve Jobs has penned a rather extensive open letter explaining why Apple does not support Flash on its mobile handheld devices.

Next Android update to bring full Flash support

Android 2.2 will get one of the most important feature upgrades in the history of the Google operating system - native Flash support.

RIM showcases BlackBerry OS 6

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

Apple buys chip company to maintain mobile edge

Apple has taken another importantl step to maintain its mobile edge by acquiring an advanced chip manufacturer known as Intrinsity.

Google's Android triumphs over Apple's iPhone

Google's Android has finally managed to triumph over Apple's iPhone by capturing 46 percent of the US market share.
 Meanwhile, the iPhone's notoriously closed OS lost three percentage points as it dropped from 45 to 42 percent. 

Nokia introduces high-end N8 smartphone

Nokia, the company that produces more phones per year than any other company, has just revealed its latest device, one that carries its biggest price tag in over 3 years.

HTC gets hit with visual voicemail lawsuit

Klausner Technologies, a mobile tech company with 27 patents related to "Visual Voicemail," has filed a lawsuit against HTC for patent infringement over the MyTouch enhanced voicemail service.

Nefarious "iPad virus" masquerades as iTunes update

Steve Jobs, where are you!? A nefarious virus has targeted users of your magical, shiny and overpriced Apple iPads.

Android Market hits 50K app mark

The restless masses - which are clearly growing tired of Apple's notoriously closed iPhone ecosystem - have helped boost Android's Market past the 50K app mark.

RIM refreshes Blackberry lineup

RIM has introduced two new Blackberry smartphones: the classic Bold 9650 and compact Pearl 3G.



Samsung rolls out Yahoo services on more phones

Samsung is to preload Yahoo services on tens of millions more phones, including those running Samsung's own Bada platform and Google Android.

Asus to unveil Tegra-powered EEE tablet at Computex 2010

Jerry Shen has confirmed that Asustek will officially debut its Tegra-powered EEE Pad tablet PC at Computex 2010 in June.

Google preps Wi-Fi 802.11n for Nexus One 
smartphone

Google is reportedly preparing to enable Wi-Fi 802.11n on its flagship Android-based Nexus One smartphone.

Report: Lenovo eyes Palm acquisition

Lenovo is reportedly considering a possible acquisition of Palm after HTC (unsurprisingly ) declined to make an opening bid for the moribund company.

Study aims to settle health concerns over long-term mobile use

A new long-term study is to investigate a possible link between the use of mobile phones and long-term health problems such as cancer.

Indie Android dev showcases Adobe AIR games

Indie developer Josh Tynjala is showcasing two games - Chroma Circuit and Qrossfire - that were designed using an early build of Adobe AIR for Android.

Android-iPhone hybrid spotted in the wild

A talented hacker belonging to the Dev Team has managed to boot Google's Android OS on Apple's iPhone.