iPad App Store Breakdown: Top Apps & Categories [Chart]

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The iPad App Store recently bumped over the 100,000 app milestone, leaving the competition sputtering along with apps that number in the hundreds. We decided to dive in and see which apps are the most popular, in terms of numbers and found that even the lowest ranking iPad app category has more apps than Android […]

Nokia to Make Windows Phone 7 Apps Compatible With Rival Handsets

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While Nokia and Microsoft are hard at work on enhancing the experience of Windows Phone 7 once the platform launches on Nokia-made hardware later this year, the company has gone on record to say that special apps created by Nokia for the platform will not only work on the company’s branded phones, but also on […]

Apps for Google TV Platform Imminent?

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It looks like applications access for Google’s Google TV platform, which runs on a modified build of Android, may be coming soon as hinted by Google’s latest actions on Android Market. Visiting the web portal for Android Market (market.android.com), users are now greeted with not just all the Android smartphones they own to which they […]

Facebook’s ‘Project Spartan’ to be HTML5 App Store for iOS

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Facebook has its eyes set on Apple’s iOS platform and the company may launch a rival app store that will be HTML5-based, rather than supporting native apps, that will allow it to compete with native apps available through Apple’s App Store. Apps for Project Spartan would be tied to Facebook’s social ecosystem and would work […]

Previously Yanked iOS Apps Now Time Warped to Appear on iCloud

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One of the bad things about a closed ecosystem like Apple’s iOS is that Apple dictates what apps gets through to its App Store. This applies even after an app is released. For instance, on today’s version of iOS and the App Store, if I download an app, let’s call it App ABC, and pay […]

iOS and iPhone Timeline: From iPhone to iOS 5 in 5 Years

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Since the introduction in 2007, the iPhone has shaken up the mobile industry with the iPhone, the largest app store, a tightly controlled but beautiful iOS operating system and yearly upgrades to the iPhone. As we approach WWDC 2011 where Apple will announce iOS 5 and may announce an iPhone 5 or may not announce […]

Microsoft Windows 8 Details: Touch Takes Center Stage (Video)

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Today at the All Things D 9, Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky showed off the company’s highly anticipated new Windows software, Windows 8. While the version that was shown off is still in its infancy, we got a clear look into the future of Windows which seems to be a mix of both Windows 7 […]

Apple iWork Now Available for iPhone, iPod touch

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Apple has announced that its iWork suite of applications is now available  on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. Before today, iWork was available only to Mac OS X and iPad users but Keynote, Pages and Numbers have now arrived for the company’s smaller devices with a redesign that takes advantage of […]

7 Money Saving Apps for Android and iPhone

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You may not be able to save thousands like I did when I got my iPad, but using a smartphone to find good prices and the best deals is a smart way to save money, a precious commodity anytime, but especially in today’s economic environment. Here are seven money saving apps you iPhone and Android. Using all […]

Memorial Day Weekend Deals on iPad, iPhone Games

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In case you forgot, this weekend is Memorial Day weekend and that means that a ton of stuff is going to be on sale on the iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPad owners.  We here at GBM want to keep you guys covered so here’s a rundown of all the stuff that is currently […]

Screenshot Reveals Possible UI Overhaul of BlackBerry World App Store

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Research in Motion may have a big overhaul of its app store look and feel coming soon with the introduction of BlackBerry App World 3.0 according to the latest leaked screenshot. The screenshot, posted on bbnews, reveals a prominent search bar at the top, revised icons, and an interface that’s more conducive to touchscreens, which […]

Samsung Infuse 4G First Android Phone for AT&T to Support App Sideloading

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The recently announced Samsung Infuse 4G may be the first Android smartphone for AT&T to support the sideloading of apps. According to IntoMobile, the Android-based smartphone with its massive 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display will allow apps not purchased or downloaded through Android Market, the official Google app store for Android, to load on the device, […]

Report: Android Market to Outgrow App Store by August

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Research firm research2guidence is reporting that if  Google’s Android Market keeps growing at the rate its currently at, it will likely outgrow Apple’s App Store by August of this year. The report comes just about a week after Distimo, an app store analytics company, claimed that the App Store would outpace Apple’s by July. Research2guidence […]

Amazon MP3 Updated for Lock Screen Music Control on Android

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Amazon has rolled out an update to its Amazon MP3 app for Android devices, which fixes a few bugs and adds some new features to the app. The app is one way for Android users to get music content on their devices, via a la carte purchases, since Google has yet to launch an iTunes […]

Nook Color 1.2 Update with FroYo and Apps Hands On Video

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As we shared earlier, the Nook Color has a new update. We installed it and want to show you the update in a hands on video. The biggest improvement is the app store which will allow you to choose from 139 apps at the start. The app store has some interesting things, like Pulse News […]

Did an App Store Placeholder Hint at Apps for Apple TV?

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An iOS App Store placeholder stating compatibility for the Prompt app says that the app will be compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and a mystery ‘ix.Mac.Marketing Name’ device that’s currently unknown, suggesting that the app may come to yet an unknown device that would run the iOS platform. It’s unclear what the ix.Mac device […]

Nook Color Apps Requested by Barnes & Noble

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Barnes & Noble is seeking apps for its upcoming Nook Color app store, which has been rumored to be launching sometime this month. The device has already become a favorite for its price and hackability. “Rooting” a Nook turns it into an inexpensive Android tablet capable of downloading and installing Android Marketplace apps as well […]