More than half of developers across all mobile platforms are now writing applications optimized for the tablet form factor, with 74 percent of iOS developers creating software for Apple's bestselling iPad, according to a new survey conducted by market research firm Vision Mobile.
Microsoft announced its new Surface tablets, which represent both a major new strategic direction for Microsoft and an acknowledgement of the threat of the Apple iPad to the PC industry. While there's plenty in the announcement to chew on, one critical element missing from Microsoft's current tablet effort is a cellular component.
LG Electronics is putting its tablet development on hold to concentrate on smartphones, according to a company spokesman. The announcement comes just as Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablet, which it will use to try and more directly compete with Apple's iPad.
Mozilla is developing a browser optimized for Apple's iPad, designed to replace the bestselling tablet's native Safari browser.
Time Inc. is introducing digital subscription options for all 20 of its consumer magazines available for Apple's iPad.
There's no question that Apple likes its developers. As the company made clear yesterday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, the apps and services developers have created for iOS have launched an incredible market and ecosystem.
Nearly one in four U.S. smartphone users also has a tablet, according to a report from research firm comScore, evidence the firm said shows tablet adoption has reached a "critical mass."
Apple has agreed to pay the Australian government almost $2.5 million in fines and legal fees stemming from its promotion of the 4G capabilities of its latest iPad, which is incompatible with the spectrum currently being used for LTE in Australia.
Tablet ad impressions across the InMobi mobile advertising network have increased 88 percent over the last six months and are now growing nearly twice as fast as smartphone impressions, the firm...
Mobile developers need to publish their applications on multiple platforms to reach different audiences, drive downloads and increase revenues, according to new research from Distimo.