Tablet Market to Grow 38% in 2014: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 28, 2014
A new forecast from Gartner shows Google's Android making big gains as the PC and mobile device mix starts settling into place.
Tags: Android, Windows Phone, Mobile Age, Gartner, IOS, tablet
Tech Comics: Apple in the Car
By Oliver Widder | Article Published March 11, 2014
As Apple moves into the car with iCar, expect the driving experience to change significantly.
Tags: Apple, IOS
Smartphone Takeover of Mobile Market Continues: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 15, 2013
Android dominates smartphone sales while Windows Phones shows signs of life.
Tags: Android, smartphone, mobile market, Apple, IOS
Apple iOS Leads in Enterprise Mobile Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published October 18, 2013
Despite Android's big gains in the mobile OS market, in the workplace, Apple's iPad and iPhone are the devices to beat.
Tags: smartphone, tablet, enterprise mobile, Apple, IOS
MDM Firms Prep Enterprises for iOS 7
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published September 20, 2013
Mobile device management firms, including Good Technology and MobileIron, announce support as new iPhones hits the scene.
Tags: iPhone, smartphone, Apple, MDM, IOS
Mobile Applications for iOS, Android Lack Privacy Policies
By Nathan Eddy | Article Published August 21, 2013
Apple Developer Site Hacked
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 22, 2013
A Turkish security researcher claims responsibility.
Tags: developer, security breach, hack attacks, hack, Apple, IOS
Are Most iOS Apps 'Zombies'?
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 10, 2013
A new survey claims that two-thirds of the apps in the App Store get almost no downloads.
Tags: apps, app store, IOS
Report: iOS Gains Market Share in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 08, 2013
T-Mobile's support for the iPhone appears to be having a positive impact on Apple's market share.
Tags: mobile operating systems, report, IOS, Android, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech
Yahoo Buys Video App Qwiki
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 03, 2013
The company offers software for creating slideshow videos.
Tags: IOS, video, mobile apps, merger and acquistion activity, Yahoo
Apple Touts MDM in iOS 7
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 01, 2013
The iPad maker signals that iOS 7 is ready for serious business in advance of the new mobile operating system's launch.
Tags: Apple, iPad, IOS
BlackBerry Debuts Secure Work Space for iOS, Android
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 26, 2013
The tool will allow enterprises users to separate work and personal data.
Tags: Blackberry, IOS, Secure Work Space, BYOD, Android
Office Comes to the iPhone
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 14, 2013
To use it, you'll need an Office 365 subscription.
Tags: Excel, IOS, Apple iPhone, Microsoft Office, app store, Office 365, PowerPoint, Word, Office productivity
Report: Android Still No. 1 in U.S., But iOS, Windows Phone Are Growing
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 03, 2013
Windows Phone is surprisingly popular with younger smartphone users.
Tags: Windows Phone, smartphone, Android, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, IOS
IDC: Windows Phone Shipments Surpass BlackBerry
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 16, 2013
Android continues to dominate the smartphone market.
Tags: IDC, Windows Phone, Android, Microsoft, Apple, IOS, Google, smartphone, Blackberry
BlackBerry Messenger Is Coming to iOS and Android
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 14, 2013
Basic functionality will be available by this summer.
Tags: mobile apps, IOS, smartphone, BlackBerry Messenger, Android
LinkedIn Updates Contacts Capabilities
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 25, 2013
The new iOS app and website feature helps aggregate and organize contact data.
Tags: mobile app, web app, IOS, contacts, LinkedIn, social networking
Android Beats iOS in U.S. Smartphone Sales
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 01, 2013
Windows Phone is also gaining customers, while BlackBerry usage has declined.
Tags: Android, smartphone, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10, Sprint, IOS, Samsung
Apple iOS Leads in Enterprise Mobility
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 20, 2013
According to a new study from Citrix, iPhones and iPads currently dominate the landscape but Android is proving a formidable challenger.
Tags: Citrix, IOS, enterprise mobile, Android
BlackBerry CEO Calls iOS Outdated
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 18, 2013
Thorsten Heins says the new BlackBerry phones are better than iPhones because they can multi-task.
Tags: RIM, Apple, IOS, BlackBerry 10, iPhone, smartphone
iOS Gains U.S. Market Share
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 07, 2013
Apple is the top smartphone maker, but Android is still the leading mobile OS.
Tags: Google, Android, smartphone, Apple, comScore, IOS, mobile operating systems, Samsung
IDC: Android and iOS Together Account for 91% of Smartphone Sales
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 15, 2013
BlackBerry and Windows Phone own very small slivers of the market.
Tags: BlackBerry 10, mobile operating systems, IOS, IDC, smartphones, Linux, Android
Microsoft's $2.5 Billion Mistake
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 15, 2013
An analyst says the firm could bring in billions if it released a version of Office for iOS.
Tags: IOS, Microsoft, iPhone, Apple, Office, iPad
Is Apple Working on an iWatch?
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 11, 2013
Unnamed sourced say Apple is working with suppliers on wearable computing devices.
Tags: iwatch, IOS, mobile, Wearable Computers, Apple
Android, iOS Account for 92% of Smartphone Market
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 28, 2013
Google's mobile operating system has a 70 percent share of the global market.
Tags: Amazon, Google, Android, tablet, Strategy Analytics, mobile operating systems, Apple, kindle fire, IOS
Facebook Rolls Out Free WiFi Calling for iPhones
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 17, 2013
The latest update to the iOS Facebook Messenger app adds VoIP features.
Tags: Facebook, iPhone, messenger, voice, Calling, WiFi, IOS, chat, VoIP
Is The New Ubuntu Phone An Android-Killer? Probably Not.
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 07, 2013
Canonical's Ubuntu phone faces some tough challenges if it wants to compete directly with iOS and Android for mainstream smartphone users.
Tags: open source, Linux, Android, Ubuntu Phone, Canonical, IOS, mobile
Report: Most SMBs Opt for iOS over Android
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 14, 2012
Survey finds 68 percent of SMB smartphones and 93 percent of SMB tablets run Apple's mobile operating system.
Tags: Google, Android, SMB, Apple, tablet, IOS, smartphone
IDC: Smartphone Sales to Increase 45% for 2012
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 05, 2012
Android continues to dominate with 68.3 percent of the market.
Tags: Android, smartphone, Windows Phone, IDC, IOS, shipments, BlackBerry 10
Report: Apple Now No. 2 Smartphone Maker in U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 03, 2012
Samsung is still number one.
Tags: comScore, LG, market share, Samsung, Apple, Android, smartphone, IOS
Report: iOS More Popular Than Android in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 27, 2012
Worldwide, Android still dominates.
Tags: mobile operating system, market research, smartphone, Apple, Android, IOS
Gartner: Android Captured 72% of Market
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 14, 2012
The latest mobile industry numbers hold good news for Samsung, bad news for Nokia.
Tags: Gartner, market share, IOS, Apple, Samsung, mobile, smartphone, Nokia, Android
IBM Accelerates Mobile Strategy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 12, 2012
Mobile development lifecycle and mobile foundation products debut, but will developers still need a Mac if they want to build to iOS?
Tags: IOS, mobile, development, IBM
Report: Apple May Stop Using Intel Chips in Macs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 06, 2012
The chips Apple uses in iPads and iPhones could be powerful enough to run a desktop or laptop.
Tags: ARM, processor, Mac, Intel, iPad, iPhone, Apple, chip, IOS, OS X
Google iOS Voice Search App Competes with Siri
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 31, 2012
The newly enhanced app will give audio answers to spoken questions.
Tags: Google, Apple, Siri, free app, iPad, IOS, iPhone, Voice Search
An Executive Shakeup at Apple
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 30, 2012
Scott Forstall is out; Jony Ive is in.
Tags: tim cook, OS X, Apple, mapping, IOS, Siri
Android Extends Smartphone OS Dominance in Q2, Says Gartner
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 14, 2012
Samsung led the market as the top smartphone manufacturer.
Tags: Gartner, IOS, Apple, Samsung, iPhone, smartphone, Android
Android Races Past Apple in Smartphone Market Share
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 09, 2012
Google's mobile operating system has four times as much market share as iOS.
Tags: BlackBerry 10, RIM, Symbian, market share, IOS, Samsung, Google, Android, smartphone, Nokia, Apple
Mountain Lion Claws into Macs, iPhone Sales Dip
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 25, 2012
The ties between OS X and iOS have never been tighter. But is it enough to reverse a slide in iPhone sales?
Tags: iPhone, IOS, OS X, Apple
Google Acquires Email Client Sparrow
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 23, 2012
The Sparrow team will go to work on Gmail.
Tags: Mac, merger and acquistion activity, Google, sparrow, IOS, Gmail, email
2 out of 3 U.S. Mobile Phone Buyers Purchase Smartphones
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 13, 2012
Android continues to lead among platforms; Apple continues to lead among manufacturers.
Tags: Android, Motorola, RIM, Samsung, operating system, Apple, smartphone, IOS, HTC, mobile phone
Android Rules U.S. and Europe Smartphone Sales
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 12, 2012
For the first time Android has at least half of all smartphone sales in the U.S., Australia and five major European countries.
Tags: IOS, U.S., Europe, smartphone, Android
Apple Blamed for Corrupt iOS App Updates
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 05, 2012
iOS devs and users are left scratching their heads after evidence of crash-prone apps points toward Apple's update distribution system.
Tags: software updates, iPad, iPhone, Apple, IOS
Apple Updates MacBooks, Announces IOS 6
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 11, 2012
MacBook Pro gets a major hardware refresh as Apple excites developers with new tech at WWDC12.
Tags: MacBook, IOS, Apple
Google: 900K Android Activations a Day
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 11, 2012
A rumor prompts Google's Andy Rubin to disclose Android's enviable rate of adoption.
Tags: Android, Apple, IOS, Google, mobile
The Future of Content: Anything, Anywhere, Anytime
By Mike Elgan | Article Published June 06, 2012
Apple, Microsoft and Google will soon make all of the screens in your life work together in amazing new ways.
Tags: Apple, Android, Google, IOS, Microsoft
Windows Phone Will Pass iPhone by 2016, IDC Says
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 06, 2012
The research firm predicts Android will remain the top mobile platform.
Tags: Google, IOS, Apple, iPhone, IDC, Microsoft, Windows Phone, Android, mobile operating systems
IDC: iPhone, Android Account for 82% of Smartphones Shipped
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 24, 2012
BlackBerry continues its steep decline, while Windows Phone has failed to catch on.
Tags: shipments, IOS, IDC, smartphone, iPhone, Blackberry, mobile, Android
Nielsen: Smartphones Now Outnumber Dumb Phones in U.S.
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 08, 2012
Almost half of U.S. smartphones run Android, but Apple is still the top manufacturer.
Tags: Windows Phone, IOS, smartphone, Android, mobile operating systems, Apple
Android Now on More Than 50 Percent of U.S. Smartphones
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 04, 2012
The iPhone has a 30 percent share.
Tags: IOS, market share, Android
RIM's Server Now Manages iPhone, Android Devices, Too
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 03, 2012
The BlackBerry maker has updated its Mobile Fusion software.
Tags: server software, RIM, Blackberry, Android, IOS
Android to Surpass Windows by 2016: IDC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 29, 2012
As computing continues to shift from desktop to mobile devices, IDC predicts that Microsoft will lose its place as the dominant operating system provider.
Tags: IOS, operating systems, Android, Windows
Apple Sold More iOS devices in 2011 Than It Sold Macs in 28 Years
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 20, 2012
No doubt about it--computing is moving to mobile devices.
Tags: Mac, IOS, Apple
Apple Previews Mountain Lion OS
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 16, 2012
Industry experts get a glimpse of the new OS -- but where does a Lion go when its time is up?
Tags: Apple, Mountain Lion, IOS, iPhone
iOS Dominates Mobile Shopping in December
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 26, 2011
Ninety-two percent of mobile purchases come from Apple devices.
Tags: mobile commerce, IOS
iOS Update Appears to Solve Battery Problems
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 10, 2011
Apple's update to its mobile operating system seems to fix the iPhone's battery woes.
Tags: IOS, iPhone 4S
Canonical Brings Ubuntu One to Apple iPhone
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 12, 2011
Linux vendor expands its music streaming service with iOS app.
Tags: Canonical, IOS, Ubuntu, Linux