Press the button. Flick the switch. Open the file folder. They're all terms we immediately know, but the context is a lot more complicated in a software-centric world. When you hear them, do you think first of handling objects in the physical world or using an app? Your answer will say a lot about how you will respond to interface design. More developers need to think about how their target market will react to this question.
Opera Software is rolling out the finalized version of its WebKit-based mobile browser for Google's Android operating system.
Dylan Casey is exiting his post as head of product management at mobile social networking app Path to join Yahoo, All Things D reports.
Google is rolling out a new content recommendation engine designed to help mobile websites deepen reader engagement and loyalty.
Nokia unveiled an updated version of its low-cost Asha platform, promising developers an open, standards-based environment for creating applications targeting consumers in emerging markets.
Google is rolling out a new API enabling consumers to access Web content in iOS applications via its Chrome browser instead of Apple's own default browser Safari.
Yahoo is exploring options to wriggle out of its 10-year search pact with Microsoft but has so far failed to identify an escape route, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Apple's iOS continues to generate significantly more U.S. mobile Web traffic than Google's rival Android mobile operating system, fueling the opinion that iPhone and iPad users are more engaged with their devices than consumers across other mobile platforms, investment bank Piper Jaffray reports.
Verizon Wireless inked an exclusive content distribution agreement to preload the AOL.com mobile Web portal across its Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone smartphones and selected tablets.
Facebook is redesigning its mobile Pages platform to help consumers more efficiently access local merchant information on the go.