Mobile Apps

Verizon Phones Will Get Skype
February 16, 2010

Verizon Wireless has agreed to allow Skype on its mobile phones beginning next month, the companies announced at the Mobile World Congress in Spain this week.

Newegg to Launch iPhone App
February 16, 2010

Online CE retailer announced Tuesday that it has launched a new mobile application for the iPhone. The new app will be available free of charge.

Windows Phone 7 Unveiled
February 15, 2010

Microsoft Monday announced the latest version of the Windows Mobile operating system, which looks very similar to the design of the company's Zune media player.

Best Buy Mobile Offering Google App
November 9, 2009

Best Buy Mobile said last week that it has formed a retail partnership with Google, in which it will become the first retailer to distribute Google's mobile application

Report: iPhone Likely to Horn in on eBook Market
November 3, 2009

According to a research report posted by mobile applications analytics firm Flurry on their blog, eBooks surpassed games as the most uploaded category of product available in Apple's App store this September.

CasaTunes Launches App
October 12, 2009

Whole house audio specialist CasaTunes this week announced the launch of a new mobile application, available on the iPhonea and iPod Touch.

Official App Coming to CES
October 9, 2009

CEA and Core-apps, LLC have announced their collaboration on an official smartphone application for the 2010 International CES.

Apple App Store Passes 2 Billion Downloads
September 28, 2009

Apple announced Monday that their App Store has crossed the two billion mark in number of apps downloaded.  That's one billion apps downloaded in the five months since the store crossed the first billion mark in April.

FCC Begins Probe of Mobile Phone Industry; Encourages Innovation
August 31, 2009

In three actions last week, the newly constituted five-member Federal Communications Commission began its examination of the wireless industry's practices, with an eye toward adopting rules that would lower prices and increase consumer choices.  Among topics of the probe will be handset exclusivity deals, "truth-in-billing," and other competitive activities. In addition the FCC initiated an Inquiry into policies that will encourage innovation and investment in the wireless business.