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Android, iOS App Downloads Top 1 Billion Over Christmas Week

The bulk of the downloads happened in the United States, which accounted for 509 million apps or 42.3 percent of the total, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry.


Will Wii U Include an App Store?

Nintendo already offers app repositories through the Wii Shop and DSi Shop, but some sources suggest a full-blown app store will accompany the Wii U release.

5 iPhone and iPad Apps that Make Great (Last-Minute) Gifts

Searching for a last-minute gift for the holidays? Look no further than Apple's App Store.

Last-Minute Tech Shopper Gift Guide

Use our last-minute tech gift guide to find great digital gift ideas that you can get to any friend or relative almost immediately.


2011's Top 15 Must-Have iPhone and iPad Games and Apps

The top iOS apps of 2011 included photo editors, VoIP services, games with stunning graphics, apps for better cooking, and word puzzles so addictive that they got one Hollywood star booted from an airplane.


SMS Fraud Is Not Unique to Android

Google is pulling a number of fraudulent apps that dupe users out of money, but don't fall into the trap of thinking that fraud is just an Android thing.

Zite's Personalized Magazine App Comes to the iPhone

Zite is fundamentally different from Flipboard in that it uses your activity on Facebook or Twitter to help it begin to figure out what topics you’re interested in.


5 Apps Banned from Apple's App Store in 2011

From tethering, a DUI checkpoint app, and a radiation detection app - here are five apps shown the door by Apple.


Android Market Apps Pulled Due to SMS Fraud

Google says it has pulled several fraudulent apps from the Android Market that were able to ring up charges on wireless bills without user consent.


Apple's Mac App Store Tops 100 Million Downloads

The Mac App Store serves a different customer than its better-known iOS sibling, but it's doing well enough to get rivals' attention.