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Xyologic, a mobile app search firm, has come up with what it says is the first break down of mobile advertising on Android apps, showing that Google's AdMob is well ahead of rival ad providers. It found 89 percent of the top Android apps use AdMob.
I use my AIM instant-messaging account every day, but I can't remember the last time I used the AIM software. Instead, I use iChat, Meebo, Imo.IM, and other third-party clients that work on AIM's network.
iPhone 4S owners still facing battery issues after Apple’s recent iOS update can rest a bit easier, as a recent test shows that the problem could still be fixed with future software updates, ZDNet reports.
The native Gmail app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users is back in the App Store. The app was first released on November 2, but it shipped with an unfortunate error that greeted new users with an incomprehensible error message.