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Gerry Smith

Apple Pulls First Malicious App To Enter App Store

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.06.2012 | Technology

Apple has removed an app from its App store that could steal users' phonebooks to launch text message spam, marking the first time that malicious soft...

Craig Kanalley

iPad App That Gave Voiceless A Voice Pulled From App Store

HuffingtonPost.com | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology

A little girl has become the face of an embattled iPad app giving those with speech problems the ability to speak. Maya Nieder, a 4-year-old in New...

Switching Channels: How Apple TV Apps Will Compare to the First Wave of iOS Hits

Brad Spirrison | Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

Yet while the economic and pop-cultural impact of an Apple TV app ecosystem has the potential to exceed (if not dwarf) what exists for iPhones and iPads, don't expect a rerun of 2008 and the early days of the App Store. Here's why.

Apple Adds New Features To App Store

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

This week the Apple App Store rolled out its new "Editors' Choice" and "App Of The Week" features, both of which highlight apps for users and promise ...

Why Apple Is the True Legacy of Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show

Brad Spirrison | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

Like The Tonight Show, the App Store is not just about blockbusters, but also more niche titles that appeal to a variety of tastes.

Classic Toy Makers Get Creative In The Digital Age

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.18.2012 | Small Business

For the toy industry, times have been tough. Sales at some of the biggest companies like Mattel and Hasbro have fallen as toy makers compete for the s...

The 7 Creepiest Apps Ever

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.07.2012 | Technology

Social discovery apps like Highlight can be great tools for those looking to connect and meet up with people around them, even if meeting for the firs...

iPad Owners: Beware Of App Store Fraud

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.16.2012 | Money

For new iPad owners, a word from those who have come before you: Fraud at Apple's App Store, the brand's virtual mall for digital merchandise, is out ...

Someone's About To Win $10,000

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 05.03.2012 | Technology

Someone is about to win $10,000. Just over two weeks after announcing a countdown to 25 billion app downloads, Apple has revealed that the mileston...

Older Apple Devices Can't Download Apps?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Our Aol sister site Engadget reports that Apple appears to have fixed the bug, and that users running iOS 3.1.3 are again able to download app...

The Critical Juncture in Children's Mobile Media

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 01.15.2012 | Education
Daniel Donahoo

If we as parents, educators and developers want to maintain quality children's educational apps, it's time to take a step back and reassess our expectations: $.99 is not sustainable.

Gerry Smith

Apple Punishes Researcher For Finding Potential Security Flaw

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

In the cybersecurity world, most hackers fall into two categories. "Black hats" exploit flaws to cause chaos. "White hats" report flaws so they can be...

Steve Jobs and the Art of Transforming our Lives

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 12.10.2011 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

I was told Steve Jobs was ill. I noticed his frail appearance at WWDC 2011 but dismissed the hoopla around his health. I never doubted for a second th...

Apple Pulls Allegedly Racist App

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Inc. has removed a mobile app, called "Jew or Not Jew?", from its online App Store in France. The...

Rod Kurtz

What Are Your Favorite Apps?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

Whether you're loyal to iPhone, BlackBerry or Android, most of us can't imagine being separated from our trusty smartphones for more than a few minute...

Amazon's New iPad App Sidesteps Apple App Store Restrictions

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday revealed new video and book-reading services that are designed for the iPad but bypa...

Apple's Milestone, Gadget Car Crashes, And More Must-See Stats

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

"Numbered," our weekly digits digest, is bringing you the numbers behind the news. This feature highlights the top new stats, facts, and figures to...

Apple Loses Bid To Protect 'App Store'

Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge denied Apple Inc's attempt to quickly stop online retailer Amazon.com Inc from using the "App Store" name, ac...

Book Publishers' Last Hope?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books

How lucrative are iPad book-apps? UK studio Ustwo revealed some figures at Thursday's Futurebook Innovation Workshop conference in London indicating t...

How Apple Approves Apps

AdWeek | Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology

Last week, Apple went to Washington, D.C., to answer questions from U.S. lawmakers about consumer privacy in the mobile marketplace. The visit was tri...

REPORT: Android Market Spawning Faster Than Apple

TechCrunch | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

There's no doubt Android Market will at some point offer more applications for download and/or purchase than Apple's App Store, as the latter's growth...

PETA Counters Controversial 'Dog Wars' App

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

Animal rights organization PETA has released a free iPhone app in response to the release of polarizing Android app "Dog Wars," a mobile game featurin...

App Store Rejects Immigrant-Smuggling Game

Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

(Russell Contreras, AP/Huffington Post) -- An iPhone game developed by a Boston company that allows users to drive a truck full of immigrants through ...

A First Look At The Army's App Store

Wired | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

If all of the bureaucratic and security hurdles can be overcome, the Army will soon launch its version of an app store, where soldiers can download Ar...

Apple Announces Impressive Quarter

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

Apple just reported its second quarter revenue for 2011, and the Cupertino-based company brought in over $24.67 billion, thanks in no small part to st...