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New Android Market App Brings Movies, Books to Smartphones

It's now a snap for U.S. users to rent movies and purchase e-books on their phones, and Google says it plans to roll out this feature to other countries soon.


iOS Users Download More and Pricier Apps

The average user will download 83 apps in 2011, and prices are rebounding.


Apple Loses 'App Store' Legal Action Against Amazon

Apple has lost a legal bid to stop Amazon using the phrase 'App Store' to describe an online download store offering software for devices running Google Android...


Apple Denied Injunction on Amazon's Use of Appstore

A California court denied Apple's motion for a preliminary injunction on's use of the term 'Appstore' in a trademark infringement case.

10 Compelling Apps for Cisco Cius

Cisco Cius tablet's imminent arrival comes with an app store; here are the most interesting of the apps there.

Control Your PC From Your iPad With Remote Desktop Apps

Want to drive your computer from your Apple tablet? We tested four of the top iPad remote-control apps to see which one dominates desktops best.

14 Must-Have Chromebooks Apps

If you're wondering where to start on the Chrome Web Store, we've got you covered with 14 must-have Web apps and extensions. The best part is, they're all free.

Apple Slams Amazon Appstore as 'Inferior'

Apple this week called Amazon's Appstore for Android "inferior" as it urged a federal court to block the online retailer from using the term "appstore," court documents show.


Did Apple Steal a College Kid's Wi-Fi Sync App?

That new Wi-Fi sync in iOS 5 may have come from a Cydia developer.

Apple Backs Off In-App Subscription Demands, Says No to 'Buy' Links

Apple does an about-face on its policy of in-app subscriptions saying "no" to "buy" links.