Mobile security team discovers a vulnerability in Android that allows applications to gain illegitimate privileged access rights.
A new service allows users to sell old phones and tablets, but deleting information before selling a device does not wipe your slate clean.
The Mail & Guardian has launched a free elections app, to keep the public informed in the run-up to May 7.
It's finally here: the weekly Mail & Guardian can be downloaded for Kindle Fire tablets. The better news is that the first two editions are free.
It's finally here: the weekly Mail & Guardian can be downloaded for Android tablets. The better news is that the first two editions are free.
Medical apps could drastically improve lives, but can't be accessed by those who need them most.
In a surprise move, BlackBerry is taking its popular chat service cross-platform, with iPhone and Android versions due out later this year.
Thorsten Heins made the comment on the eve of the much-delayed launch of the new touchscreen BlackBerry in the United States.
Smartphones and tablets powered by Google's Android software are eating into Apple's turf by feeding appetites for innovation and low prices.
William Shakespeare's plays are getting a 21st century-style makeover in the form of new apps for tablets and smart phones.
A technophile looks at the smartphone platforms of today and predicts what the future looks like.
Facebook is preparing to take on Google and Apple's domination of the smartphone market by creating its own handset, codenamed Buffy.
Apple's iPad outmuscled its Android-powered tablet computer rivals in early 2012, in a global market suffering from post-holiday hangover.
Far from killing off printing, the rise of mobile devices and apps may just turn out to be its saving grace.
We pick the best of its 450 000 apps, for music fans, children, gamers, shoppers ... There's even an antidote for app addiction.
Finnish company rumoured to have a marketing budget of between $100-million and $200-million for its latest push.
Facebook has confirmed it is stepping up its assault on the potentially lucrative location-sharing market with the acquisition of Gowalla.
Google's Android software strengthened its grip on the US smartphone market, powering nearly 42% of handsets as of July, an industry tracker says.
Asian phone vendors relying on Google's Android operating system could increase their exposure to rival mobile platforms