Apple has gained the smartphone advanyage in the U.S., but Android continues to eat into its marketshare in Europe, Australia and Brazil.
Though the Apple App Store generates four times the revenue of Google Play, Android is growing by leaps and bounds.
Night owls can order a new iPhone (plus a slew of other devices) online starting at 10 p.m. EDT Monday and every night from then until 4 a.m.
Apple has announced that its App Store hit the landmark of 10 billion app downloads over the weekend, with the 10 billionth app to be downloaded being Paper Glider.
Revenue from apps for mobile phones could top £22 billion by 2015, according to Juniper Research forecasts.
A changed clause in Apple's iOS 4.0 SDK has left come developers fuming, with fears that it effectively outlaws Adobe's forthcoming Flash to iPhone compiler.
Tapulous - the makers of Tap Tap Revenge - have confessed that they are closing in on making $1 million (£619k) a month from iPhone application.
Apple has released its official figures for a year of the iTunes App Store - and it reached the frankly amazing landmark of 1.5 billion downloads in its first 12 months.
Rising demand for complex multimedia-centric applications is forcing handset manufacturers to design increasingly 'smart' and highly personalised mobile devices. A new smartphones report from Juniper Research forecasts that these so-called 'smartphones' will account for 23% of all new handsets sold per annum by 2013. Driving interest in smartphones will be the proliferation of online stores selling specialised applications that will make these devices better suited to individual users' needs