New SDK makes it easy to program iPhone games on Windows

Budding iPhone developers who think it's too cumbersome to buy a Mac and learn a new variant of the C++ language to program for the iPhone, can finally create apps from the comfort of their Windows PC.

Official Twitter app officially lands on iPhone

Twitter has been stepping up its presence in the mobile world. Until recently, it relied on third-party developers to create Tweeting apps and provide users with a variety of mobile Tweeting options.

Android gains on iPhone in global smartphone sales

Android's dominance of the US smartphone market hasn't yet spread to the rest of the world, says Gartner, but Google is narrowing the gap with Apple.

iPhone users most likely to make embarrassing Facebook posts

iPhone users are an impulsive lot - they're nearly twice as likely to have regretted making a Facebook post as the population at large.

Apple to churn out 24 million next-gen iPhones this year

By the end of the year, Apple will have manufactured 24 million units of its latest iPhone, according to a report from Digitimes.

Heavy phone use may cause cancer

A ten-year study into whether or not mobile phones cause brain tumors has concluded... maybe.

Apple loses another iPhone prototype

"To lose one iPhone, Mr Jobs, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness."

FCC considers putting a stop to cellphone 'bill shock'

The Federal Communications Commission is considering ways of warning wireless users when their bills start getting too high.

Apple narrows RIM's lead in smartphone market

Apple is catching up fast with Research In Motion in the smartphone market, according to IDC.

Verizon tops in customer service, AT&T dead last

Customers are twice as happy with Verizon service than AT&T, and only report one-third the amount of dropped calls. Is there a map for that?

iPhone becomes contactless payment system

iPhone users will soon be able to pay for things simply by waving their phone in the air - something most of them are happy enough to do anyway.

Cellphones could offer night vision

A University of Florida engineering researcher has developed a tiny night vision device that would be incorporated into everything from cellphones to eyeglasses and car windscreens.

Apple may face anti-trust investigation

The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice are considering investigating Apple over anti-trust concerns relating to mobile devices - they just need to decide which of them will handle the investigation.

Giant space balloon crashes on launch

A multi-million-dollar space balloon crashed on takeoff this morning in Australia, hitting a car.