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The Beginner’s Guide to Firefox OS

Firefox OS is the newest mobile operating system on the map, so we've pulled together a primer with everything you need to know about Mozilla's offering.

Adobe Flash Player: Good Riddance

Android smartphone or tablet users can no longer install Adobe Flash Player. Adobe gave up on this software for a very good reason: it was terrible.

Symantec Rolls Out Free Norton Security Software for Android OS

Symantec on Thursday released a free edition of Norton Mobile Security, aimed at Android OS phone users socked by security threats ranging from cell phone thefts to "fake" apps loaded[...]

HP Making the webOS Open Source, Prepping New Devices

HP's CEO announced today a new course for webOS: it is being made open source, and HP engineers and any developers who are interested will keep updating and improving it.[...]

RIM Buys Scoreloop for BlackBerry Apps with Social Gaming, ‘Virtual Coins’

Falling further behind Android and Apple with its BlackBerry phones, while also struggling with its new PlayBook tablet, RIM has acquired Scoreloop in hopes of picking up enough skills in[...]

Android OS 4.0 Upgrade Starts Going Out to Samsung Nexus S

Google's Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) debuted recently on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but users of the previous Nexus model don't have to feel left out any more: an[...]

Adobe Flash and AIR Show Wide Adoption on Smartphones

Adobe took the Mobile World Congress as an appropriate venue to announce that its Flash player and Integrated Runtime (AIR) software have achieved a widespread presence on mobile devices.

Meet Nuance’s Nina, a Siri-Like Virtual Assistant That Breaks New Ground

Nuance has unveiled Nina, a Siri rival touted as able to understand not only what is said, but who is saying it. The Nina SDK will power both iOS and[...]

Adobe’s Flash Builder App Development Tool Gets iOS and BlackBerry Tablet Support

Adobe has updated its Flash Builder developer tool, giving the app-builder compatibility with several additional major mobile platforms. Developers will now be able to use Flash Builder 4.5 to create[...]

GDC 2012: Intel GPA 2012 Expanded to Support Smartphones, Tablets, Ultrabooks

Intel announced yesterday from GDC 2012 that it would be releasing GPA 2012, an updated version of its developer tool suite meant to help with performance optimization, to the public.

RIM Finishes Work on BlackBerry 10 Developer Kit

RIM is going to introduce BlackBerry 10 in January, and has recently finished up work on the operating system's software developer toolkit (or, SDK) has officially gone "gold." Get more[...]