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Amazon App Store To Offer Exclusive Angry Birds Title

In an effort to drive traffic to its imminent app store, Amazon.com will exclusively offer a spin-off version of one of the most popular mobile device games of all time -- Angry Birds.

Oracle Delivers Mobile Java Framework for Cross-Platform App Creation

The Application Development Framework (ADF) Mobile Client is designed to let developers working in Oracle's JDeveloper IDE to build enterprise apps for mobile platforms using the skills they already have, the company said

Android Takes Top Spot in Smartphone Market

According to a comScore report released yesterday, the Android mobile OS has overtaken Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS to become the highest selling smartphone operating system in the U.S.

Malware Targeting Android Phones Growing

According to researchers at Symantec Corp., Google's Android operating system is increasingly becoming the target of malicious code.

Amazon Hopes Its Marketing Edge Draws Android Devs

Software development companies, especially smaller ones that may only have a handful (or fewer) of developers, usually know a lot more about writing code than they do about marketing their products.

Developers Unhappy with New Apple App Rules; Antitrust Investigation Possible

Apple is riling up many in its developer community with new restrictions on what companies can sell within -- and outside of -- iPhone and iPad applications.

BlackBerry PlayBook To Come in all 4G Flavors

Research In Motion announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that its upcoming tablet PC, the PlayBook, will be be able to use cellular networks on HSPA+ and LTE standards, according to tech blog IntoMobile.

Verizon iPhone Hits Stores

Thursday is the first day you can walk into a store and buy a Verizon-enabled iPhone 4.

Android Market Gets Makeover

The Android Market has gotten a significant upgrade, including a Web-based browsing system, and new payment and currency options.

MonoDroid Tutorial Part 1: Introduction to MonoDroid

In the first part of this tutorial series, Wallace McClure walks you through what MonoDroid is and how .NET developers can use it to create Android apps.

MonoDroid Tutorial Part 2: Building a MonoDroid App

In the second part of this tutorial series, Wallace McClure walks you through the basics of creating a MonoDroid app.

Android Tablet Catching up to iPad

In a manner similar to its growth in the smartphone arena, Google's mobile OS, Android, is gaining ground quickly on Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone and iPad devices.

Devs: Android Catching up to iPad

In a manner similar to its growth in the smartphone arena, Google's mobile OS, Android, is gaining ground quickly on Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone and iPad devices.

Future of Java 'Constrained by Oracle's Business Model,' Analysts Say

The future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle will be shaped by that company's business model, say Forrester Research analysts.

Mueller Defends Java Android Code Claims; Analysts Weigh In

A headline-grabbing claim of the discovery of new evidence supporting Oracle's allegation that Google infringed on copyrights related to the Java Platform in its Android mobile operating system sparked a hot debate in the blogosphere over the weekend.

Black Hat: How iPhone, Android, Other GSM Phones Are Vulnerable To Attack

A demonstration of an attack against an Apple iPhone at the Black Hat Technical Security DC 2011 Conference in Arlington, Va., demonstrated that software in many GSM-based smart phones contains vulnerabilities that could open the phones to remote exploits.

Report: Hackers Shifting Attention to Mobile Devices

Scammers have set their sights on tablets and smartphones, and away from Windows desktops, in response to rising consumer demand for mobile devices.

Verizon iPhone 4 Coming in February

What has long been rumored and suspected is now a fact: Verizon customers will soon be able to get their very own iPhone.

Microsoft Releases First Windows Phone 7 Sales Figures

Microsoft has revealed the first hard sales figures for Windows Phone 7.

Android Continues To Gain Momentum

By the end of 2010, it's likely that Android will have surpassed the iPhone in U.S. market share, becoming the second-most popular smartphone platform, and on its way to becoming No. 1 sometime next year.