mobile OS

EU Charges Apple Over App Store ‘Monopoly’

European Commission says Apple breaches EU competition law by levelling 'high' fees on music streaming services while promoting its own…

6 months ago

One In Six Android Phones In Developing Markets Infected

Mobile specialist Upstream warns large percentage of Android phones in developing markets infected with malware, due to a number of…

6 months ago

Apple App Store Security ‘Like Bringing Butter Knife To Gunfight’

Apple senior engineer compared App Store security to 'butter knife in a gunfight', says Epic Games as companies square off…

7 months ago

Google Wins Over Oracle In Decade-Long Case

US Supreme Court hands victory to Google in decade-long spat with Oracle over search giant's use of Java SE API…

7 months ago

Microsoft Kills Cortana iOS, Android App

Protracted death of digital assistant continues, as Redmond officially pulls support for the Cortana apps on the Android and iOS…

7 months ago

Chrome OS Overtakes macOS In 2020

Chrome OS is now the second most popular operating system in the world, after it overtook macOS, thanks to Chromebook…

8 months ago

Alphabet Posts Record Growth During Pandemic

What pandemic? Strong performance in advertising sales and cloud business drives profits and revenues at Google parent Alphabet

9 months ago

Google Updates Plan To End Cookies In Chrome Browser

Look ma, no cookies. Google says it has made progress in effort to remove third-party cookies from its Chrome web…

9 months ago

An Augmented Reality Future?

Rumours that Apple is actively developing AR technology that would deliver a usable and wearable AR could herald a new…

9 months ago

UK Operators Will Not Reinstate European Data Roaming Charges

The four main mobile operators in the UK confirm despite leaving the EU, they will not reinstate European data roaming…

10 months ago

NSO Used Real Location Data Of People In Demo, Researchers Allege

In a demonstration of its Covid-19 contact-tracing system earlier this year, researchers allege NSO Group used real people's location data

10 months ago

Google Hit With Third Antitrust Lawsuit

Another day, another antitrust lawsuit. More legal action alleging Google operates a search monopoly, and prevents Alexa in speakers using…

10 months ago

Microsoft To ‘Reinvigorate’ Windows 10 User Interface – Report

New look and feel for Windows 10 is reportedly on the way, as part of a major revamp of the…

12 months ago

DoJ Sues ‘Gatekeeper’ Google Over Alleged ‘Illegal Monopoly’

Breakup threat. US Department of Justice lawsuit accuses Google of abusing its position to dominate search and search advertising

1 year ago

UK Drivers To Be Banned From Picking Up Smartphones

New legislation in 2021 will ban drivers from even picking up mobile phones while driving motoro vehicles on British roads

1 year ago

Apple iPhone 12 Arrives With 5G

With cut out for front camera remaining, the new iPhone 12 finally offer 5G connectivity, but will limited networks convince…

1 year ago

Oracle’s Android Lawsuit Against Google Heard At US Supreme Court

Ten year old Android dispute is heard before highest court in the United States this week, as Oracle seeks ruling…

1 year ago

China Readying Google Antitrust Investigation – Report

Hollow threat? Chinese authorities reportedly preparing antitrust investigation of Google's Android OS, amid trade tensions

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Mobile World Congress Postponed To June 2021

Safety concerns due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic around the world, delays telecom sector's biggest gathering to June 2021

1 year ago

Apple iOS 14 ‘Reimagines’ iPhone Experience, But Developers Unhappy

Major update to iPhone user experience begins rolling out to customers on Wednesday, but developers unhappy at short notice

1 year ago

Huawei Readies Harmony OS For 2021 Android Replacement

Second version of Android replacement operating system, Harmony OS, announced by Huawei - with 2021 hinted at general release date…

1 year ago

Android 11 Tightens Privacy Controls, Touts Conversation Management

Conversation management, upgraded media controls, smart device access, privacy permissions, and faster updates are some of the features of Android…

1 year ago

Apple Teases Event On 15 September

Arrival of the delayed iPhone 12 portfolio? Smartphone maker Apple schedules Tuesday 15 September for unspecified media event

1 year ago

Carmakers Urge FTC Intervention After Defeat In Qualcomm Appeal

Tesla, Ford, Honda, HP, and Intel ask the US tech regulator to carry on its case against Qualcomm after US…

1 year ago

BlackBerry Phones Live Again, As Texas Startup Promises 5G Device

BlackBerry back from the dead. New BlackBerry phone is promised for 2021, boasting 5G connectivity and a physical keyboard

1 year ago

Epic To Be Removed From Apple’s Developer Program After Lawsuit

The Empire strikes back. Epic Games files an injunction to stop it being removed from Apple's Developer Program later this…

1 year ago

Apple Delays iPhone 12, As Sales Shrug Off Virus Gloom

What pandemic? Apple defies store closures, stalling economies and the global Coronavirus pandemic to deliver strong financials

1 year ago

Telegram Files EU Antitrust Complaint Against Apple

Secure messaging app Telegram files official antitrust complaint with EU officials, over Apple's App Store and the fees it charges

1 year ago