'American Idol'-like talent competition app launches
For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true.
Japan military eyes recruits with cutesy smartphone game
Japan's military has released a smartphone game featuring cutesy characters who dodge household objects, marking the latest effort to polish the force's image and lure new recruits.
Fitness app connects exercisers to experts
Can advanced networking and next-generation applications help solve some of our nation's most pressing health problems? Can mobile devices and high-speed Internet be used to improve our health and well-being? ...
Android Wear with ADM will ring out phone location
Mobile battery life can be prolonged with system settings
Mobile devices have a large number of different adjustable system settings whose energy impact can be difficult to understand for the average user, and even for the expert.
New partnerships extend Microsoft's reach into Android
Microsoft on Monday unveiled partnerships with Samsung and other manufacturers to install its services including Word and Skype on devices powered by the rival Google Android system.
Instagram releases collage-making app called Layout
Instagram on Monday released a stand-alone application that makes it easy to create collages of iPhone pictures.
Startup reports preinstalled apps do not consume more power than user-installed apps
Officials at a software startup company based on a Purdue University innovation have conducted a study that concludes preinstalled apps on smartphone devices do not use more energy than apps installed by the user, dispelling ...
E-signature, mobile tools in Adobe PDF subscription service
Adobe, the company behind the ubiquitous PDF format for documents, is touting electronic-signature and mobile capabilities in a new subscription package aimed at helping individuals and businesses manage ...
Windows 10 devices to allow sign in with face, iris
The new Windows 10 operating system will allow users to sign in to a device without a password by using biometrics, including facial recognition, Microsoft announced Tuesday.
Pins and needles for Apple Watch app makers
Developer Curtis Herbert worries that a winter's worth of work on an Apple Watch app will come to nothing.
Internet Explorer: Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated
There are claims that Microsoft is to retire its Internet Explorer web browser and replace it with an all-new browser called Spartan with the upcoming release of Windows 10. ...
Apple's ResearchKit could be boon for medical research, but there are concerns
You will soon be able to participate in cutting-edge medical research - from the comfort of your iPhone.
Software developer hopes to turn rehab into video game
A broken arm as a boy led Cosmin Mihaiu and some inventive colleagues to turn tedious physical rehabilitation exercises into a game that they hope can make it easier for people to recover from injuries.