Device Index app stores

Apple Still Leading Mobile App Market

Engadget: Apple still ahead in terms of app of store revenue but its market share is shrinking.

Microsoft Nixes Open Source on Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

The Inquirer: Prohibits open source software running on Windows Phone 7 from being offered at its mobile apps store.

Patent Indicates App Sharing for App Stores

Geek.com: Apple is, apparently, working on the next generation of app store features.

Roundup: The Best iPhone Apps of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the best free and paid applications available for the iPhone and iPod touch.

Google: Paid Apps for Unlocked Android a No-Go

You can still purchase software from the Android Market for the T-Mobile edition of the first 'gPhone' however.

Smartphone App Success Tied to Easy Discovery

Research firm says catalog size isn't as relevant as ease of use for mobile device users.

'Secrets' of iPhone App Usage

Analytics firm Pinch Media tracks application usage based on over 30 million downloads.

Review: iPhone 2.0 Software Upgrade

There's much to like about the 2.0 software upgrade, which adds a huge variety of features and programs to the iPhone and iPod touch.

81 Tasty iPhone Apps

Get tickets, play games, count calories, find your location, create play lists, track sports scores, and more. Your iPhone still can't boil an egg, but with these apps it can do most everything else.

Tutorial: How to Use the iPhone App Store I

As Steve Jobs hyped during the June 2008 Worldwide Developers Conference, the new iPhone App Store launched with more than 500 software titles. It now sports well over a thousand apps. Many of these are free, while others run up to $9.99 or more. It is fairly straightforward to add any of these applications to your iPhone.

Control Your Home with iPhone

"It's coming from inside the house." Home automation vendors have announced new software that will let iPhone and iPod touch users dim the lights, control the temperature, and even view live surveillance video over Wi-Fi at home and over cellular while away.

Security Nightmare in the iPhone App Gold Rush

Just how safe is it to download and use, say, an application that can access an Amazon account and make purchases with “one click”? (Gulp!)

Nokia Challenges Apple's App Store

Looking to tap the growing market for mobile content, the world's top cell phone maker unveiled today Ovi Store, a new online software and media store.

Microsoft, Nokia Gun for Apple's App Store

This week's Mobile World Congress marks new efforts by the two powerhouses to follow upstart Apple's lead with the iPhone.

Quickoffice Brings Excel, Word Document Viewing to Android

Program now available through Google's Android Market for 'gPhones' like the T-Mobile G1.