Review: Google music plan solid, serendipitous
Google's new music service offers a lot of eye candy to go with the tunes. The song selection of around 18 million tracks is comparable to popular services such as Spotify and Rhapsody, and a myriad of playlists ...
Android trumps Apple in smartphone sales
Google's Android mobile system boosted its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in early 2013, while Microsoft's Windows edged into third place, a survey showed Thursday.
Google adds player matching to Android
Google is adding leaderboards and the ability to match players in online games to its Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers.
BlackBerry offers BBM to rival devices
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion says it will offer its once-popular BlackBerry Messenger service on competing devices.
Android, Samsung extend smartphone lead
Google's Android mobile operating system grabbed three out of four smartphones sold in the world in the first quarter of 2013, extending its gains over Apple and its iPhone, a survey showed Tuesday.
RIM unveils cheaper BlackBerry (Update 2)
Research In Motion unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry aimed at consumers in emerging markets on Tuesday, and said it will offer its once-popular BlackBerry Messenger service on iPhones and devices running Google's ...
Huawei to launch first Windows 8 phone in US
Chinese tech giant Huawei said Thursday it would launch its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone for US users later this month.
Nokia debuts $99 smartphone in emerging market struggle
Struggling Finnish mobile giant Nokia unveiled Thursday a $99-touchscreen smartphone as it battles to gain traction in India and other emerging markets to reverse falling sales.
Mood-tracking app paves way for pocket therapy
(Phys.org) —An Android app which keeps tabs on users' mood swings and works out what might be causing them has been developed by researchers, with implications for psychological therapy and improving well-being.
Microsoft touching up Windows 8 to address gripes (Update)
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
Researchers examine inaccuracies in mobile app maturity ratings
(Phys.org) —As smartphones, tablets and mobile applications (apps) continue to become more widespread, there is a rising concern among parents who have experienced unreliable content maturity ratings for mobile apps that ...
Apple gains in US smartphone market
Industry tracker comScore on Friday reported that Apple gained ground in the US smartphone market, nibbling into the lead held by handsets powered by Google's Android software.
The search is over: Internet content is looking for you
Where you are and what you're doing increasingly play key roles in how you search the Internet. In fact, your search may just conduct itself. This concept, called "contextual search," is improving so gradually the changes ...
Android fuels surge in global tablet sales
Global sales of tablet computers surged in the first quarter of 2013, led by Android-powered devices that outpaced gains by Apple's iPads, a research firm said Wednesday.