In the news this week were rumors that Microsoft is thinking about running Android apps, Samsung is changing processors due to overheating issues, and a simple way to get Google apps on custom ROMs.
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The news this week in Android covered a range of topics, including Google ending support on older versions of Webview, a new iPhone-inspired phone appears, and Adobe has released Lightroom for Android.
Apple and iOS had a head start with apps, but now Android has caught up and even overtaken it: how this will play out is far from certain.
After a relatively tepid launch for the iPhone 5s, Apple users have embraced the iPhone 6 across the globe, nowhere more so than in the UK and Australia, according to Kantar.
Worried about hackers and fraudsters gaining access to the data on your Android smartphone or tablet? You should be. But you can also reduce that risk by installing a security app on your device.
In the world of Android this week: a popular to-do app and the Pebble Watch hit Android Wear; an insanely expensive phone appears; apps can access data on older Android versions.
This week in iOS saw reports of effective Activation Locks, IBM released the first iOS apps for the enterprise from the alliance with Apple, and Apple named its picks for best apps.
The Android world this week saw reports of the premiere custom ROM maker getting its apps separated from its ROMs, an Android Wear watch vulnerability, and unlocking the Chromebook with Android.
Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
As part of Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mission, it has built up a large portfolio of consumer and business apps on every platform. In this roundup, I look at a dozen iOS apps that help IT pros and power users stay productive with an iPhone and Microsoft services.
Over the past few years Apple has watched its smartphone market share decline in the face of pressure from big, cheap Android smartphones. But the iPhone 6 could change that as consumers flock to the 4G capability and larger display.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Belkin embraces the internet of things (IoT) by letting you control this new web-connected Mr. Coffee maker from anywhere with an Android or iOS device. They also have a new IoT gadget for DIYers.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month?
While 16GB iPhone models are popular with consumers, that's not enough memory to store all your photos, apps, and games. With T-Mobile you can get a 64GB iPhone 6 for the price of a 16GB model.
Pebble continues to release firmware and smartphone application updates to improve their smartwatch experiences. The latest Android update is sure to please Pebble owners.
Google's play to establish Android in the enterprise has taken a step forward with the launch of its BYOD container for productivity apps.
The e-commerce giant has revealed a plethora of shopping deals, including bargain Samsung TV sets and over $115 in free top paid apps for Android devices.
Whether you have a lot of gadgets as I do or a couple on two different platforms, using apps that work on multiple platforms is the way to go. Here are some good ones.
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