Google knows that the success of its Android mobile OS will rise or fall with the success of the applications being built for it, so earlier this month it announced some improvements.
Windows Phone 7 is officially on sale to consumers, and the early returns have to be a little disappointing for Microsoft.
Android smartphone outsold its closest rival, Apple's iPhone, by a nearly two-to-one margin in the third quarter of this year, according to NPD.
Microsoft kicked off its 2010 Professional Developers Conference (PDC) today by offering developers worldwide an update on its emerging cloud computing, Windows Phone and Internet Explorer 9 development platforms.
Popcap's director of mobile engineering talks about the pros and cons of developing its games for the three top smartphone platforms: iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7.
The new MyEclipse for Spring STS Edition is designed to allow developers to use their code anyway they want without vendor or aspects lock-in.
The New York Times reported today that the heads of Microsoft and Adobe held a secret meeting to discuss the acquisition of Adobe, among other matters.
Amazon still won't comment, but evidence is building up that a competitor to Google's Android Market is on the horizon from the Internet retailer, although developers may not like the stricter requirements.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is finally giving up its iPhone monogamy and inviting Verizon to the dance as well.
Research in Motion (RIM) unveiled a new enterprise development platform at its annual developer conference in San Francisco this week, along with a new Web development platform, a new "social platform," an advertising service, a new set of analytics services and other tools and services.
MonoTouch developer and book author Wallace McClure discusses the evolving arena of Mono-based application development for the iPhone.
Developers see more long-term potential for Android than iPhone, according to a survey of more than 2,300 developers of mobile device applications.
The first JavaOne Conference since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems may have been stuffed into the Hilton Hotel, a half mile from its usual Moscone Center environs, but it still managed to deliver some useful sessions, worthwhile keynotes and plenty of vendor announcements.
The "Facebook phone" rumors gained more credibility with a Bloomberg report that quoted "three people familiar with the matter" as saying that the social-networking behemoth is working on two phones, and that AT&T may be the carrier.
Verizon Wireless has opened up its own app store, V CAST Apps, to the Android crowd and is inviting developers to submit apps for inclusion.
Facebook says "No," but others are saying "Yes."
A Microsoft executive answered questions today about the company's Windows Phone 7 business strategy at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in San Francisco.
The final versions of the free Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools for building Silverlight and XNA applications are available for download—just weeks before the first devices are expected at retail.
Developers looking for the most popular category of smartphone applications need only think one word: games.
Apple has made significant changes to its iOS development guidelines, in addition to providing guidance to developers on how to give their apps the best chance of being accepted into its App Store.