Less than a week after HMV announced its new digital music service and mobile apps, the company’s iOS app has been suspended from the Apple App Store.
Android and iOS apps were both launched by HMV on Thursday 17th, offering users the ability to browse HMV’s digital catalogue, listen to audio clips and buy MP3 downloads.
A month later than expected, BlackBerry has started rolling out its BBM applications for Android and iPhone.
The apps will allow users with non-BlackBerry devices to send and receive instant messages using the popular BBM messaging service.
New data from the comScore MobiLens service has shown how smartphones are increasingly associated with retail shopping in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Overall, one in five European smartphone users had used their handset to access a retail web site, with more than a quarter of UK smartphone owners visiting retail web sites on their phones.