How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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Is This the HTC One M9?
Feb23

Is This the HTC One M9?

With Mobile World Congress coming very shortly leaks are starting to come out fast and Furious.  There has been a ton of leaks about the upcoming HTC One M9.  The latest one claims to be the press rendering and comes in several colors.   Check out more pics and rumored specs below: 5-inch Display running at 1080p 20.7 Megapixel rear camera, 4.0 megapixel front camera with HTC’s “Ultrapixel” tech Android Lollipop 5.0 2,840mAh battery...

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Samsung and Microsoft the Next Big Tech Pairing?
Feb16

Samsung and Microsoft the Next Big Tech Pairing?

Last week we reported that Samsung and Microsoft have settled out of court Samsung's Multi-Million dollar debt to Microsoft for royalties relating to Android sales.  The assumed end game to this would be that Samsung would start making more Windows Phone (Windows 10 for Mobile?) devices however now it seems like there was something a little more a foot. It's now being reported that Samsung will be moving even further away from Google...

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Google Raises Revenue, but Disappoints Wall Street
Jan31

Google Raises Revenue, but Disappoints Wall Street

Google’s revenue increased through the fourth quarter of 2014, but the company still fell short of Wall Street predictions. The company’s shares wobbled after the results, with the price declining 3% in the wake of the announcement but increasing by 1.44% as the hours passed after the earnings call. There was a revenue increase of 15% year-on-year to $18.10 billion, but Wall Street was predicting that Google would be making revenues...

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The Nexus 6 is Scarce because Google Misjudged Demand
Jan31

The Nexus 6 is Scarce because Google Misjudged Demand

The Nexus 6 is the best smartphone Google has ever released (the handset is built by Motorola), and it is the first true flagship to carry the Nexus name. With its Quad HD and other top line specs, the Nexus 6 is a tour de force, but like other previous Nexus smartphones, it is pretty scarce and is sold out more often than not. In fact, the Nexus 6 has been sold out with regularity since it launched last November. Google’s CFO,...

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The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices
Jan29

The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices

It looks like the smartphone war just got a little more interesting.  Reports now show that Samsung's recent struggles combined with Apples new found love for phablets and the Chinese market have both companies shipping the same number of smartphones out the door.  Apple and Samsung  shipped around 74.5 million devices in Q4 of 2014. These number a combination of a few factors.  First the new iPhone 6 came out during this time frame...

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