Mobile software

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

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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

Ubuntu for smartphones
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

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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

Samsung and Android dominate global smartphone market – but Lenovo is growing fast

Gartner figures show commanding market share leads for Samsung and Android - with Motorola nowhere to be seen
14 Aug 2013

ZTE to sell Firefox OS ZTE Open on eBay for £60

Budget smartphone model will retail exclusively on auction site
13 Aug 2013

Could Microsoft's web-based, visual, phone app editor save Windows Phone?

30,000 applications for service made in 48 hours as company forced to 'throttle' availability
12 Aug 2013

New iPhone to be unveiled 10th September

Long-awaited new device - or devices - will have to take on a plethora of competitive Android devices
12 Aug 2013

Android and Windows increase smartphone market share at expense of Apple and BlackBerry

Figures by IDC show Android dominance in the world of smartphones
08 Aug 2013

Curtains for Windows as Hillarys Blinds opts for Android

When Hillarys Blinds wanted to build an app for its in-home sales staff it weighed up mobile platforms – and opted for a combination of Android and Samsung smartphones
07 Aug 2013

Force India IT chief full of praise for BlackBerry and BB10

Adrian Collinson, Head of IT for the Force India F1 team tells Computing BlackBerry doesn't deserve such a bad rap
06 Aug 2013

Android claims 80 per cent share of smartphone market

Apple's share dips as Google device popularity climbs
02 Aug 2013

Android 4.3 launches – multi-user restricted profiles provide incentive for enterprise

Wi-Fi performance and graphical processing boosts also arrive in latest Jelly Bean
29 Jul 2013

Hailo looks to the heavens with Amazon cloud

Hailo’s Rorie Devine tells Danny Palmer how Amazon Web Services-powered cloud is allowing the taxi hailing app to rapidly expand to cities across the globe
26 Jul 2013

New Google Nexus 7 inadvertently revealed by US retailer Best Buy

Yours for $230, the Android 4.3 tablet will ship with Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro microprocessor
24 Jul 2013

How Southern NHS fixed its fractured security

Southern Health has migrated from a fragmented IT set-up that was putting patient data at risk to a new user-friendly yet highly secure infrasructure in just 12 months
23 Jul 2013

Bridging the mobile generation gap

A Computing survey finds that the urge to lockdown or ignore mobile technologies remains strong; but IT needs to get hip to the new breed
23 Jul 2013

Android's 'back up my data' feature could show FBI your password

Bug reported by EFF stores passwords in plain text, potentially granting authorities access through PRISM
18 Jul 2013

Miami International Airport IT chief questions sustainability of BlackBerry as BYOD tool

Miami International Airport director of information systems and telecommunications Maurice Jenkins tells Computing how he's left his BlackBerry behind in favour of a Samsung Galaxy S4
15 Jul 2013

Nokia chose Windows instead of Android to offer mobile carriers 'third alternative'

Stephen Elop opted out of negotiations with Google as he could see Samsung dominating Android back in 2010
15 Jul 2013

BlackBerry loses more key staff

McCann and Gingras mark the latest departures from troubled firm
11 Jul 2013

Samsung overtakes Apple in global mobile device web use

Google Chrome also inches ahead of Internet Explorer in US
11 Jul 2013

Four-year-old Android vulnerability could affect 99 per cent of devices

Bug discovered by security firm Bluebox, who warn Android users to be vigilant
04 Jul 2013