BlackBerry made its signature Messenger chat service available on Monday afternoon to users of Google's Android and Apple's iOS platforms after weeks of delay. However, customers who did not pre-register to get the app will likely need to get a spot in line and wait a bit before getting access.
Microsoft's Windows Phone platform posted its highest sales share to date of 9.2 per cent across the five major European markets of the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, and is now within one percentage point of iOS in Germany, according to latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
The recent acquisition of Nokia by Microsoft may not do a lot to help the world's largest software company attract more users to Windows Phone apps, according to a recent study by Embarcadero.
Apple's announcement yesterday on a new high-end iPhone running its new iOS7 operating system got lots of attention for improvements in things that consumers care about: fashion, entertainment, p
Don't even bother typing "iPhone 5S" into Google. The volume of search results will be overwhelming. Try a term like "iPhone 5S apps" instead, however, and you'll immediately notice a void.
Each month, FierceMobileContent looks at the best and brightest, spotlighting the new apps that you need to download to your smartphone ASAP. This month, Editor Jason Ankeny selected "Disney Animated" as the best of the bunch for August. For the full list and details, check out this special report.
Apple's five-year App Store anniversary gift to consumers didn't necessarily pay off in terms of downloads, according to a recent report from Distimo. The analytics firm introduced a new monthly report which looks at the top apps across all major platforms and breaks down adoption by geography and top titles.
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Consumers show their preferences by what they download from app stores, but what resonates with other developers is not always as easy to identify. With that in mind, FierceDeveloper recently reached out to entrepreneurs across the country and asked them to pick a few titles that set the standard for excellence. This is what they told us.
Research firm IDC found that Apple's share of the smartphone market decreased from 16.6 percent a year ago to 13.2 percent in the second quarter of this year, a decline the firm attributed to the fact that Apple hasn't released a new iPhone in close to a year.