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IDC: Worldwide wearables market to reach 126.1M units shipped in 2019

Vendors will ship a total of 45.7 million wearable units in 2015, up 133.4 per cent from 2014.

WhatsApp finally brings voice calling to Android app, iOS to follow soon

Facebook unit WhatsApp is finally launching voice calling service for its Android users. An updated version of the application is now available via Google Play and the company has promised to bring the feature to Apple's iOS shortly.

Google Play has a new app review and age rating system. Now what?

Google recently admitted that it began a quiet change whereby, for the first time, its staff are now part of a process that vets apps before they are approved for distribution in Google Play. For developers, the change may be a mixed blessing, particularly if it affects how quickly they can deploy an app or mobile game to the Android market.

How app developers should define 'explicit authorization'

For a lot of app developers, the word "explicit" may not come up a lot unless you're referring to some of the more violent content you see in certain mobile games. Apple, however, wants to make it a much bigger part of their vocabulary.

Comcast may be forced to join Apple's new pay-TV service

Federal mandates put in place when Comcast acquired NBCUniversal in 2011 could force the conglomerate to the bargain table with Apple over the tech giant's upcoming streaming pay-TV service.

Pay-TV's revolutionary OTT services are coming up short on revolution

I can't say I'm not intrigued by the possibility--seemingly real this time--that Apple will launch a streaming pay-TV service. But at the end of the day, will it really matter to me if I'm seeing it via a groundbreaking $40-a-month OTT service, or the TV Everywhere component of a stripped down $40-a-month traditional cable package?

HTC expands phone-replacement service to aid One M9 smartphone launch

As smartphone vendor HTC gears up to launch its new One M9 flagship Android smartphone, the company said it will offer a phone-replacement service to U.S. One M9 users at no additional cost. The program will provide users with one free replacement for up to a year after they buy their One M9--no questions asked.

Report: Apple to share viewer data on new pay-TV service to entice programmers

Apple wants to move quickly on its over-the-top pay-TV service, and it's willing to make major concessions to programmers to make it happen.

Apple's Cook: The Apple Watch will be the first smart watch that 'matters'

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the Apple Watch "will be the first modern smartwatch--the first one that matters," even if its usefulness is not readily apparent.

Report: Apple's pay-TV plan comes into focus, thumbs nose at Comcast

Is it real this time? The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Apple is getting close to launching its long-anticipated pay-TV service, with a cable-resembling streaming bundle from the tech giant possibly launching later this year at a $30-$40 monthly price point.