Search No More: New Best Buy App Discovery Center(TM) Short-Cuts the Hunt for ...

Reuters (press release) - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2011 -- Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), the leading multi-channel consumer electronics retailer, today announced the arrival of the Best Buy App Discovery Center(TM), a mobile app service designed to make it easier for consumers ...

Search No More: New Best Buy App Discovery Center(TM) Short-Cuts the Hunt for ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
Minneapolis, USA, Oct 20, 2011 (Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) -- MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2011 -- Best Buy Co., Inc. /quotes/zigman/219712/quotes/nls/bby BBY +2.76% , the leading multi-channel consumer electronics retailer, today announced the arrival ...

Time for a refresher on conserving your smartphones battery life

Houston Chronicle (blog) - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
If you've owned a smartphone for a while, you probably already know this: Turning off unnecessary services is one key to longer battery life. But sometimes, such as when a new version of your device's mobile OS adds features, you forget that a quiet ...

iPhone 4S: Notifications, Location Services, the bane of good battery life

ZDNet (blog) - James Kendrick - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
Summary: New iPhone 4S owners are complaining about battery life on the new phone. The new notification system can cause the phone to constantly poll the network, if left to its default configuration. ...

The Android Market has published half a million apps

VentureBeat - Jolie O'Dell - 22 Oct, 2011
The Android Market has published more than 500000 mobile applications â€" though the powers that be have removed around 37 percent of published apps. By contrast, Apple's App Store for its iOS devices has published 600000 apps; around 24 percent of those ...

Android Market Hits 500000 Apps [Unofficial Android App Count Now Half a Million]

TFTS (blog) - Mariella Moon - 22 Oct, 2011
It's no secret that Apple's App Store provides a more robust, varied ecosystem than the Android Market. For a long time now, the Android Market has been lagging behind, and not offering as many apps for Android users. Now, according to research firm ...

Google Voice Now Back To The iTunes App Store [Google Voice Twitter Announces ...

TFTS (blog) - Mariella Moon - 22 Oct, 2011
Last week, we reported that Google Voice has been pulled out of the Apple App Store due to a bug that force closes it when launched. Not everyone suffered the same problem, but if Google pulled it out, a significant number of people must have filed a ...

Introducing The New And Improved SB Nation iPhone App

SB Nation - Ryan Hudson - 22 Oct, 2011
The new Apple iPhone 4S is out. The new iOS 5 is out and letting you stalk your friends like never before. Now get ready for the news to go from good to great -- The new and improved SB Nation iPhone App is available and ready for download in the App ...

Android Market Unofficially Hits 500000 Published Applications

Phandroid.com - Chris Chavez - 22 Oct, 2011
It's been a long time coming but according to the data from “mobile app market intelligence firm” Research2Guidance, the Android Market seems to have hit the half a million app mark with a little over ...

Google Voice Returns To App Store

AppAdvice - Bryan M. Wolfe - 22 Oct, 2011
One week after Google pulled it from the App Store, Google Voice is back. This news was announced earlier this evening via the official Google Voice Twitter account. Google Voice, which is currently only available in the US, allows users to send free ...

Google Voice back on the App Store

Ubergizmo - George Wong - 22 Oct, 2011
Earlier this week we reported that the Google Voice app was removed from the App Store due to numerous complaints of the app crashing after customers upgraded to iOS 5. Well, it took a few days, but Google has finally fixed the issue and updated Google ...

Google Voice App Returns To iPhone, Supports Calling When No Data

GizmoCrunch - Steve Taylor - 22 Oct, 2011
Earlier this week when iOS 5 rolled out, the Google Voice app ran into a couple of bugs and had to be pulled from the App Store. Well there's good news today for Google Voice iPhone users as the official GV app is back in the App Store and ready for ...

Android Market surpasses 500000 published apps

BGR - Zach Epstein - 22 Oct, 2011
The total number of published applications in Google's Android Market climbed past the half-million mark in September. According to data from mobile app market intelligence firm research2guidance, the Android Market surpassed 500000 published apps last ...

Google Voice app returns to iTunes, iOS 5 crash bug fixed

Engadget - Richard Lawler - 22 Oct, 2011
Less than a week after it disappeared from iTunes, the Apple-friendly Google Voice app is back and declared iOS 5 friendly, per its official Twitter account. Also improved is operation when you don't have a ...

Google Voice for iPhone updated with iOS 5 compatibility

Mobile Burn - Dan Seifert - 22 Oct, 2011
After what seemed like an eternity for iPhone owners who used Google Voice (ok, it was really just a week), the Google Voice app for the iPhone has been updated to work with iOS 5 and is once again available in the iTunes App Store. ...

Google Voice Update Brings iOS 5 Crash Fix

Gotta Be Mobile - Adam Mills - 22 Oct, 2011
Just a couple of days ago, it became apparent that the Google Voice application on the iOS App Store had disappeared. At first, it was a mystery. Then, Google's Senior Product Manager for Google Voice Vincent Paquet confirmed that the application had ...

Most Promising New Apps Released In The Last 24 Hours (10/21)

AppPicker.com - 22 Oct, 2011
Hundreds of new iOS and Mac apps are released every day contributing to the hundreds of thousands of apps already available in the App Store. Luckily for you, AppPicker looked through all new apps released in the last 24 hours and identified those with ...

iOS developers said to earn more from app sales than Google makes from its ...

BGR - Zach Epstein - 22 Oct, 2011
Developers who build and sell apps for Apple's iOS platform will collectively earn more money over the next year than Google will earn from its entire mobile business. Following Google's third-quarter earnings report last week, David Barnard, ...

Best Apps Turned FREE or On Sale In The Last 24 Hours (10/21)

AppPicker.com - 22 Oct, 2011
Every day we sift hundreds of apps who have reduced their price or gone free in the last 24 hours and hand select those we think you should consider picking up. Below is today's curated list of the best apps newly on sale or free in the last 24 hours. ...

The App Guide: Pet Apps You'll Love

KSEE - 22 Oct, 2011
If your family includes a member with four legs, you'll be glad to know your smartphone can help with that part of your life too. We're not talking about frivolous apps that let you care for virtual pets or make a Facebook profile for your cat. ...

37% of Android Apps Removed Since Launch

Mediapost.com - Mark Walsh - 22 Oct, 2011
Malware scares haven't been unknown in Google's Android Market. With its less restrictive approach to screening applications, the company has periodically been forces to pull apps found to be infected with malicious ...

Halloween fun on your phone

Today's THV - Lindsey Tugman - 22 Oct, 2011
UNDATED (CNN) -- Whether you're looking for the perfect costume or a jack-o-lantern without any mess or fuss, your smart phone can help with your Halloween plans. Trick or tweet! Your Halloween planning gets a high-tech twist with your smart phone. ...

The Enterprise App Awards

CRN - Edward F. Moltzen - 22 Oct, 2011
The universe of mobile applications for platforms ranging from BlackBerry PlayBook to iOS to Android is ever-expansive and provides value-added resellers and their customers with a full gamut of value. ...

Android Market has 37 percent of published apps later removed

Android Apps Appolicious - 22 Oct, 2011
New research into the Android Market and the iTunes App Store suggests that a whole lot of apps eventually get pulled from those store, as high as 37 percent of them in the Android Market. TechCrunch has the story, which references a new report from ...

6 Must-Have Business Apps for Your Smartphone

AllBusiness (blog) - Harry McCracken - 22 Oct, 2011
The right apps can turn your smartphone into a world-beating business tool. But when it comes to productivity and power, these apps stand out from the pack. When people ask me where my office is, I have a tradition of explaining that I don't even have ...

Alpha Digits to Review Smartphone Apps

Your-Story.org (press release) - 22 Oct, 2011
Alpha Digits (alphadigits.com) is three months old site that has been providing tips about mobile app marketing. It is known for its out of box approach in exploring new ways to market smartphone apps successfully. Apart from app marketing news, ...

Android Market at 320000 apps

Afterdawn.com - Andre Yoskowitz - 22 Oct, 2011
According to mobile research firm Research2Guidance, the Android Market is quickly catching up with the iOS App Store in raw amount of apps available. Currently, the Android Market has 320000 apps, with 500000 apps submitted since launch in 2008. ...

Android Market App Submissions Pass 500000, Gain on Apple

Signal News - Chilton Tippin - 22 Oct, 2011
The Android Market app store has for long been trying to catch Apple's, and a report out today shows that it has actually been making some progress. According to market-research firm research2guidance, the Android Market has passed 500000 successful ...

Empty Newstand Shelves Push Record iPad App Subscriptions [Report]

Cult of Mac - Ed Sutherland - 22 Oct, 2011
Want another example of how Apple's masterful use of design fuels sales? Like the empty iPod that just screams out for you to buy music, the empty shelves of recently-unveiled iOS 5 Newstand begs to be filled ...

Will History Repeat Itself For Apple?

Seeking Alpha - 22 Oct, 2011
When I say "history" I'm referring to what happened in the early and mid 1980's. To recap, the Apple (AAPL) Lisa and then the Macintosh were brought to market in 1983 and 1984 respectively featuring stunning graphical interfaces, superb marketing, ...

 

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