Gadget Watch: Car game leaves Hot Wheels in dust
So long, Hot Wheels. You just got lapped by toy race-car company Anki, which showcased its iPhone-controlled car game at Apple's developers conference in June. At the International CES gadget show in Las ...
Porn app for Google Internet glasses faces hurdles
The makers of a porn app for Google's Internet-linked eyewear were modifying the software Tuesday in response to a move by the company to keep sex off the new devices.
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 ...
Vulnerability in Facebook's OAuth allowed hacker full profile access
Developers worried about new rules for phone apps
Developers of smartphone software are bracing for regulations that they say will stifle creativity and saddle small businesses with legal and technical costs.
Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version
App cuts up news into digestible bytes
Offering a new way to read the news on a mobile device, an app launched Monday delivers content in "flash card" segments in an effort to optimize new formats.
Students prefer apps to the Web when using smartphones
Students prefer using apps on their smartphones instead of being pointed to mobile app sites, according to a survey of Purdue University students. This runs counter to a move toward mobile Web development using HTML 5 by ...
EA Sports seeks to keep up with mobile explosion
As the world of electronic games rapidly changes, so does EA Sports.
Facebook opening online center for social "apps"
Facebook on Wednesday said it is opening an App Center for mini-programs that plug offerings such as Pinterest or Draw Something into the leading social network.
New app aims to discover how your phone uses your personal data
Today sees the launch of a new research project which aims to find out how people value the personal information held on their android smartphones.
Survival app aims to help drivers in winter storms
When a powerful blizzard ripped through North Dakota last winter, hundreds of drivers were stranded as white-out conditions shuttered interstates spanning the state. Snow whipped up by wind marred the lines ...
Microsoft pledges Windows developers generosity
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is stepping up its competition with Apple and plans to give developers who write software for Windows computers and devices a greater share of revenue sold through the company's upcoming Windows Store. ...
Microsoft to open 'app store' in February
Microsoft began wooing developers for a February opening of its first "app store" for computers powered by the US technology giant's Windows software.