TouchCast introduces its interactive video iPad app
Feature stops apps from stealing phone users' passwords
Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You would expect the app to request your account's username and password the first time it runs. Most apps do.
Google to buy Israeli GPS app Waze for $1 bln
Google is in talks on a deal worth at least $1 billion to buy the Israel-based GPS mobile navigation app Waze, Israeli media reported on Sunday.
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.
NOAA's latest mobile app provides free nautical charts for recreational boating
As recreational boaters gear up for a summer of fun on coastal waters and the Great Lakes, NOAA is testing MyNOAACharts, a new mobile application that allows users to download NOAA nautical charts and editions ...
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 ...
Computer scientists' anti-spyware app surpasses one million downloads
"We considered such an app necessary. But we all were surprised by its actual success", explains Michael Backes, professor for Information Security and Cryptography at Saarland University and scientific director ...
Review: Galaxy S4 decent, but filled with gimmicks (Update)
I've seen Android phones get better and more powerful over the years, as Google and phone manufacturers pack devices with more and more features. There comes a time, though, when less is more. I'm afraid ...
Facebook Home off to slow start on Google Play
A little more than a week after being released, Facebook's new interface for Android smartphones, Facebook Home, has crossed the 500,000 mark for downloads on the Google Play application store.
Yahoo adds two more applications to mobile arsenal (Update)
Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablet computers.
Review: Home shields you from non-Facebook tasks
When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore.
LA unveils city app to report potholes, pay bills
(AP)—Los Angeles has unveiled a smartphone app that will let residents report potholes, pay city utility bills and look up dog parks at the tap of a virtual button.
Yahoo buys startup run by 17-year-old entrepreneur
Yahoo is buying London startup Summly, the maker of a mobile application created by teenage entrepreneur seeking an easier way to read news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.
Geology app helps students hunt for fossils, study waterfalls
A new app is making it possible to discover the natural wonders of Ontario all in the palm of your hands.