Researchers are warning genuine apps can be easily replaced with fake apps, which can be used to vacuum up a smartphone user's entire store of data.
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Nokia's working on a new technology that could curb the amount of data idle apps use, and so make smartphone batteries last longer.
According to a new report, the entire app ecosystem is being driven by about one-third of smartphone owners, with seven percent of owners downloading nearly half of all the apps.
We're downloading fewer apps than we used to, and most of us have never paid for an app, ever.
Android users are missing out on access to Victorian government smartphone apps, according to new findings from the Victorian Privacy Commissioner, with less than two-thirds of the state's public organisations' apps catering to Google’s OS.
Every inch the premium high-end smartphone, the Xperia Z2 delivers excellent performance, screen quality and camera resolution without compromising battery life. However, the abundance of third-party apps may confuse some users, and we noticed that the handset sometimes runs hot.
Keeping track of work-related expenses has never been easier with these top smartphone apps.
Galaxy smartphone maker files for U.S. patent to unlock mobile devices when users touch-and-drag drawings that have at least one intersection point. These diagrams also can be customized to launch specific apps.
The open web faces a serious challenge as smartphone users move to closed apps, but Dr Jeff Jaffe, CEO of the W3C, explains how they're meeting that challenge and expanding the web into new areas
The coming together of car dashboards and smartphone apps is nearing, but it is not going to be as intimate as many hope.
Vendor patches firmware, API server, smartphone apps
The fastest growth in developed countries' smartphone penetration will be amongst the over-55s this year, says Deloitte. But to cash in, we'll need new apps.
People who pre-ordered Jolla's first Sailfish OS smartphone will be able to install apps from Russia's Yandex app store.
If you agree with me that little is as miserable as having your Android smartphone or tablet die of premature battery exhaustion, then you'll want to check these applications out.
Following last week's Microsoft-Nokia buyout, the smartphone maker has shut down its online music store Ovi in India, making it accessible only via mobile apps on Nokia devices.
Web apps are being touted as the future of both desktop and smartphone applications, but with so many hurdles to overcome, can they really succeed?
One of the pitfalls of BYOD is not being able to freely install apps on your iOS smartphone or tablet. But what apps do companies regularly blacklist? Can you imagine your smartphone or tablet without Angry Birds installed on it?
Consumers looking for an inexpensive smartphone should seriously consider Nokia Lumia devices. In addition to the newest Windows Phone OS, you get value-added apps and services.
Nokia unveils the dual-SIM Asha 501 device powered by an updated Asha OS featuring software capabilities from Smarterphone, which allows developers to create smartphone-like apps on feature phones.
Japanese games developer is reportedly working to enable mobile app access on its consoles to boost flagging Wii U sales.
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