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.
Salesforce1 gets a major refresh on its first birthday, bolstering the CRM giant's play for the Internet-of-Things.
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.
Motorola's assault on the low end of the smartphone market continues with a new entry-level handset and an upgrade to the popular previous incumbent.
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.
The Android team announced that it will be rolling out an upgrade consisting of always-on monitoring, intended to ensure all apps are operating securely.
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.
This app designed for working with RSS feeds just got a major upgrade that makes it one of the best apps on Windows 8.1.
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.
Apple released iOS7 as an upgrade for qualifying iPhones and iPads yesterday. The crisp redesigned interface includes a clean new keyboard. Problem is it's not in many apps yet, including Apple's.
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.
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