Softcard Mobile Pay Service Limited to Only AT&T on Windows Phone
Nov06

Softcard Mobile Pay Service Limited to Only AT&T on Windows Phone

Softcard the mobile carriers choice for virtual wallet transactions here stateside is pretty universal and a Windows Phone app was announced the other day to make it even more so.  However now we find out that as per right now this support is only for one carrier AT&T. While the company promises it will not be to long until support comes to other carriers it also confirms the lack of availability for them to with this statement....

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Mircosoft Branding Leaked on Lumia Device
Nov03

Mircosoft Branding Leaked on Lumia Device

What you see about is picture of a Microsoft Lumia device that currently seeking approval in China.  This is the mid range Dual-SIM RM-1090. While no specs were given on this device it is believed to in the 720/820 range of devices. We all knew that this was coming when Microsoft announced it was officially dropping the Nokia branding however seeing a Lumia device with Microsoft branding on the back is still a little bit of a shocker....

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Fingerprint Passwords Not Protected Under Law
Nov03

Fingerprint Passwords Not Protected Under Law

According to a new ruling out of Virgina if you use a fingerprint password to lock your phone it's not protected by under the Fifth Amendment.  The short version of this ruling is that your fingerprint is something that will taken in the arrest process and is not "knowledge" therefore has legal protection. This issue was brought up in a case where David Baust, an Emergency Medical Services was charged with choking his then...

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Here’s What a Carrier’s Trial Periods Really Cost You
Oct30

Here’s What a Carrier’s Trial Periods Really Cost You

You know it's out there for every carrier a trial period for the network/phone and if you don't like either you can just hand the device back pay the restocking fee and your done right? Yeah umm not so fast here's the real cost of a "trial" with a carrier. For this example we are going to use Verizon wireless for two reasons. First they are the nations number one carrier and second this is company that I had my experience with. Right...

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The AT&T Nokia Lumia 830 WILL have Qi wireless charging
Oct29

The AT&T Nokia Lumia 830 WILL have Qi wireless charging

There where some questions on if there was going to wireless charging on the AT&T version of  new Nokia Lumia 830 and if so what type of wireless charging.  Previous devices have came that have come with Qi wireless charging in the past have had it removed by AT&T .  There are two types of wireless charging Qi and PMA....AT&T is on board with the PMA standard which isn't used by default on Lumia devices.  This  made the...

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