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Report: GPS smartphone growth accelerating this year

Smartphone sales are expected to outpace the wider handset market, and analysts expect the devices to generate significant market changes. But what about the features smartphones enable? According to

Apple unplugs Google Voice apps for iPhone

Apple has removed a pair of third-party Google Voice applications from its App Store and has rejected Google's own client. Google Voice effectively replaces a device's native dialer, offering consumers transcripts of their voicemail and archiving all text messages sent and received in addition to bargain-priced international calls and access to Goog-411 directory assistance.

Apple developing touchscreen tablet: reports

Apple is reported to be developing a touchscreen tablet that will fill the gap between the iPhone and the MacBook Pro.

More developers turning the page to Objective-C

There are multiple different ways to assess the iPhone's impact on the software community--e.g., the massive catalog of applications available via the App Store, the 1.5 billion-plus application

Apple reverses promo code policy for 17+ apps

Apple has reportedly reversed a policy halting developers with iPhone applications rated 17+ from acquiring promo codes, again giving programmers the opportunity to pass along free copies of their

Report: Apple to offer a tablet device

Apple is working to release a tablet-sized device for the holiday shopping season, according to a Financial Times report. The device is reportedly going to be launched in conjunction with a push by

The rise and fall of app stores

Apple’s App Store reached more than 1.5 billion downloads just after its first birthday. Now everyone seems to want an app store – from handset manufacturers, operators and service providers. But is the app store game for everyone, and who might be in a better position to offer an app store.

No shocker: iPhone drives AT&T metrics in 2Q

Once again, the iPhone drove customer additions and data revenues for AT&T in the second quarter, but margins took a hit. Thanks to the new iPhone 3GS, which was released on June 19, AT&T saw

Report: iPhone tops mobile web usage, Android gaining ground

According to AdMob's monthly Mobile Metrics report that analyzes what devices and operating systems use the most mobile data, Apple's mobile platform, primarily the iPhone, accounted for nearly 43

Google, Apple: Two mobile software visions

When Service-now.com, a maker of software for corporate information technology departments, created a smartphone version of its product last year, it bucked a major trend.