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Microsoft Is Taking a Closer Look at 'Racy' Apps on Marketplace

Microsoft will from now on be paying more attention to the icons, titles, and content of apps on Marketplace, and expects them to get more subtle and modest in the imagery used.


AppWave App Store Launched for Windows OS

All the offerings in the store are free programs that can be downloaded on the Internet. But the company behind the store says its installation process is faster.

10 Retina Display-Friendly iPad Apps

The third-generation iPad sports an eye-catching display. These App Store downloads use that improved screen to full effect.

Open for Business: It's the Year of the Corporate App Store

As smartphone and tablet usage skyrockets, IT seeks a way to distribute its own apps.

App Draw: Will Paper for iPad be the Next Instagram?

The design app available from Apple's App Store makes it easy to create beautiful things and share them on social networks.


Amazon Dominates Google in App Revenue: Thank Apple?

Amazon trounces Google when it comes to app revenue because it makes buying apps a breeze--something it learned from Apple.


Lenovo Debuts App Shop for Larger Businesses

Lenovo announced an enterprise-focused app storefront for tablets running Android 3.1 or higher.

Google Play Gets Nav Bar Visibility

Google Play is now easier to find.


Android's Permission Problems

Apps are notorious for leaking information, but can you really do anything about it?


The Gamer's Guide to the iPad

Tablets are for more than just browsing the web and answering email; they are also great for playing games. Here are a few tips and games to get your started with your new iPad.