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Review: New Google Nexus 7 (2013)

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

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

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

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

Android KitKat logo unveiled at Google headquarters
Linux advocate claims Apple is making the same mistake it did with desktops
06 Sep 2013

HTC execs arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets

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

Microsoft Surface enjoying a 'surge in demand' from public sector, says Phoenix Software

Enquiries up 40 per cent since Microsoft allowed vendor to start selling to schools, colleges and other public sector bodies
30 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

Google chairman Eric Schmidt says Google didn't steal from Oracle

Google chairman uses Google+ to reject Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's claims
27 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

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

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

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

Google Chromecast streams mobile data to TV and Apple devices

The $35 device will be a cause for concern for Apple in both the living room and boardroom
25 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

iOS takes off at Air France: an interview with Jean-Christophe Lalanne

The airline’s IT chief tells Danny Palmer how he has turned the BYOD concept on its head, and why he believes Apple is flying high in the tablet market while Microsoft is still stuck on the runway
24 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

BlackBerry Z10 prices slashed in the US

$99 on two-year contract with AT&T or Verizon, or $49 with Amazon or Best Buy
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

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

Microsoft is deliberately impeding Android email access, suggests insider

Company pushing uptake of Outlook app over mail compatibility
01 Jul 2013

Google developing its own games console to compete with Microsoft and Sony

Internet giant's games console will wirelessly connect with other devices
28 Jun 2013

Microsoft pays $100,000 bounty to entice Windows Phone developers from Android, Apple and BlackBerry

Desperate ploy to get key apps from Android and Apple into the Windows Phone app store
14 Jun 2013