MIT researchers have found that much of the data transferred to and from the 500 most popular free applications for Google Android cellphones make little or no difference to the user's experience.
New Yorkers can now warn authorities of suspect activities with a tap, thanks to a smartphone phone app to fight terror unveiled Monday on the eve of the US Thanksgiving holiday.
Victoria's first ever Pacific Studies PhD graduate has turned her research into a free, interactive app aimed at supporting new Pasifika parents.
If you've used the fitness-tracking app Map MyRun, there's a chance that your password has been leaked.
Three new games use Intel RealSense camera to pull players into intuitive, immersive and surreal experiences.
Microsoft Corp., Mojang AB, and Code.org on Monday unveiled a "Minecraft" coding tutorial for students and educators, created especially for the third-annual Hour of Code, a campaign to broaden global participation in computer ...
Google on Tuesday updated its free map service to guide users of Android-powered smartphones to destinations without relying on Internet connections.
South Korea is deciding whether it will allow parents to opt out of installing a monitoring app on their children's smartphones following criticism the system encourages a surveillance culture and has security flaws.
US smartphone users are anxious to protect their private data, but it can be challenging in a massive system of applications with various policies and technical needs.
Android-powered smartphones extended their lead in the global marketplace in the third quarter, helped by growth in emerging markets, a survey showed Wednesday.