Mobile software

Ballmer sees Microsoft's 'almost no share' of mobile as an opportunity

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer
Microsoft CEO tells analysts of regret for focusing on Windows Vista when he should have been focusing on mobile
20 Sep 2013

Open source Android alternative CyanogenMod hatches plan to take on Google

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CyanogenMod's $7m in venture funding sees hobbyists go full-time
19 Sep 2013

Apple iOS 7.0 'doesn’t address dangers' in risky apps, says Veracode

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'Details are thin on the ground' for new security features in mobile OS update, says senior security architect
19 Sep 2013

Review: New Google Nexus 7 (2013)

Google's new Nexus 7 is faster, brighter and slicker, but is it really anything special?
17 Sep 2013

Did Microsoft acquire Nokia to stop it switching to Android?

Insiders suggest that a move by Nokia to Google was only a matter of time, with Windows Phone licence due to run out in 2014
16 Sep 2013

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

Faster development and better scalability for a new generation of mobile apps, promises CEO Bob Weiderhold
13 Sep 2013

Apple makes enterprise case for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C with iOS 7

Apple's new iOS 7 operating system is designed to attract business users to iPhone
11 Sep 2013

Android will soon have 90 per cent of smartphone market, says Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall

Linux advocate claims Apple is making the same mistake it did with desktops
06 Sep 2013

Apple invites sent for US and Chinese launch events

Event invite suggests colours to play a part in launch of new iPhone model or models
04 Sep 2013

E-book buyers may receive compensation payments after Apple price-fixing settlement

$95m customer fund may appear after settlements finalised
02 Sep 2013

HTC execs arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets

Also accused of making false commission claims of $330,000
02 Sep 2013

Three to launch 4G in December, at no extra cost to existing customers

Three will continue to offer 'all you can eat data' to customers on 4G
30 Aug 2013

Vodafone and O2 begin 4G rollout in London, Leeds and Bradford

EE’s rivals in the LTE space finally arrive, but is three a crowd?
30 Aug 2013

Review: BlackBerry Q5

Is BlackBerry's mid-price QWERTY phone a budget dream or just another nail in the BB10 coffin?
29 Aug 2013

Microsoft, Nokia, AT&T, Avanade team up to improve customer experience for Delta Air Lines

19,000 flight attendants to be geared with Nokia Lumia 820s
28 Aug 2013

Is BlackBerry spinning off BBM as a direct competitor to WhatsApp and Viber?

Sources say struggling phone company is making a play for the messaging landscape
28 Aug 2013

HTC developing own mobile OS for Chinese market

Taiwanese firm looks to turn fortunes around by targeting China
28 Aug 2013

Android 100 times more likely to contract malware than iOS, says Homeland Security

Google tightens Play Store developer regulations in response to criticisms
27 Aug 2013

MobileIron integrates with Salesforce for enterprise mobility management

One billion mobile enterprise devices all need to be managed, says MobileIron's Ojas Rege
27 Aug 2013

Nokia whacked by another downgrade – Moody's rates Nokia four notches below investment grade

Moody's analysis of Nokia's finances follows examination of the company's latest results and the financing of its acquisition of Nokia Siemens Networks
23 Aug 2013

Ubuntu smartphone coming in the first quarter, despite crowd-funding failure

But the phone won't be the fancy, high-end device promised on Indiegogo
23 Aug 2013

BlackBerry slashes phone production in half after putting itself up for sale

Production cut from two million to less than one million, claims analyst
22 Aug 2013

‘Secure’ Android tablets launched for government and MoD

Becrypt and Getac team up to provide security platforms for Windows 8 and Android tablets
20 Aug 2013

Microsoft accuses Google of placing “impossible roadblocks” in front of Windows Phone YouTube app

“Their objections are nothing other than excuses” says Microsoft antitrust VP Howard
16 Aug 2013