Google is rolling out several new ad formats meant for full-screen viewing within smartphone and tablet apps. While this will make it easier for businesses to bring their message across, will these be obtrusive to mobile users?
Mojang, the Swedish company that produces the hit game Minecraft, is reportedly in acquisition talks with Microsoft. What could the $2 billion strategy be?
KitKat, the latest version of Android, is gaining ground, now running on almost a quarter of all Android devices, while older versions such as FroYo and Gingerbread are on the decline.
The webOS Ports team has released the first version of LuneOS, which will run on devices like the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and HP TouchPad.
AnyMote is a Kickstarter-funded device that will turn any smartphone or tablet into a universal remote control even without an IR blaster. The app also automatically tweaks climate control, lighting and sound settings for the perfect home theater experience.
Google has been on a string of acquisitions, snapping up tech startups that have the potential to either gain traction or to contribute their intellectual property to the search giant’s... own offerings. One of these tech startups is Jetpac, a platform that algorithmically scans Instagram photos to come up with city guides made up of photos from certain groups of people. For instance, y...
LibreOffice developers have expressed interest in porting the open source office suite to mobile platforms, Android included.
Qualcomm showcases the power-saving capabilities of the Snapdragon 801 in music playback via Hexagon DSP, allowing continuous playback on the OnePlus One for 60 hours.
The smartphone market in India is becoming increasingly competitive, with major international brands and local ones alike vying for the interest among the populace, which is one of the bigger... mobile device markets in the world. According to research by analysts at Mediacells, India is set to be the second largest smartphone market this year, overtaking the US, and just behind China. Meanwhile...
Growing demand for mobile data connectivity has prompted device makers and networks to kick their speeds up a notch, especially with rich content like video conferencing and video streaming.... However, even with increased bandwidth, there is still the problem of latency, which is mostly due to the lag in connectivity between the cell sites — radio towers that communicate with mobile d...