Download woes and HealthKit flaw bite iPhone software
Apple's typically adoring fans were grousing on Thursday over having to dump pictures and other digital keepsakes from iPhones to make room for a big, new operating system.
Mobile quarantine station for malicious Android apps
The attacks were perfidious: In February this year, the Czech IT security company Avast declared that it had identified several malicious game apps for mobile phones in the Google Play Store – ones that ...
What's at stake with Windows 9?
When Microsoft presents its first public glimpse of Windows 9 - it's expected to happen late this month or early next - a lot more than just an operating system is at stake.
Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple (Update)
Google and Apple on Thursday said they are hardening encryption tactics on devices powered by their mobile operating systems and tossing away the keys.
Former 'Apple guy' Russell Wilson playing for Microsoft
Like a lot of Americans born in the late 1980s, Russell Wilson didn't exactly consider himself a Microsoft person.
Open source gives new life to old Windows XP machines
As the sun sets on Microsoft's support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about trying out a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system for your still-working PC. ...
FBI head criticizes Apple, Google over data encryption
Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey hit out at Apple and Google on Thursday over new data-security measures designed to reassure customers wary of government prying.
Launch of operating system rival to iOS and Android is delayed
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo said Friday that the launch of a new smartphone operating system to rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS had been pushed back owing to development delays.
Samsung looks on as profits migrate to online ecosystems
There used to be a time when the launch of a Galaxy handset, a Macbook, or a fancy game console could set investor hearts on fire and firms on a path to untold riches. These days, new devices no longer have ...
Growing app industry has developers racing to keep up
Smartphone application developers say they are challenged by the glut of apps as well as the need to update their software to keep up with evolving phone technology, making creative pricing strategies essential to finding ...
iWorm hack shows Macs are vulnerable too
The computer operating systems and applications we use today have often evolved over many years, decades even, and contain tens or hundreds of millions of lines of code. Flaws in that code – and there will ...
Microsoft revamps MSN to flow across devices
Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices.
Key decisions on drones likely from Congress
The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress ...
Platform would protect smartphones from cyber criminals
Criminals don't have to pick your pocket to get what they want out of your mobile. But a certifiably secure operating platform is being developed by Swedish researchers so that consumers can be confident that their mobile ...