Mobile World Congress Round Up
Mar02

Mobile World Congress Round Up

Mobile Word Congress is making a comeback per say.  In years past the tech world's heavy hitters have started to ignore this event but in 2015 it seems like everyone brought something to table this year from Samsung to HTC to Microsoft to Jolla....only Apple isn't represented.  While everyone else is bombarding you with post after post after post from this event I'd like to do something a little different for you.  We are going to...

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Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App
Feb26

Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App

In a move that I guess shouldn't really surprise anyone Google has pulled the mobile wallet service Softcard from all App Stores and is only bringing it back for Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with the service Softcard is a NFC based mobile wallet that allows you swipe to pay for items it was bought by Google few months back. This move is to compete with Apple Pay...Softcard was the payment system backed by all the...

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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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Video: Windows 10 for Phones
Feb12

Video: Windows 10 for Phones

It has been rumored for a while and finally Microsoft has taken the wraps off of Windows 10 for phones.  In this video VP Joe Belfiore looks at key features showing up in Windows 10 for phones and small tablets. Highlights include expanded Action Center, enhanced speech-to-text capabilities, and great built-in Office apps for getting work done on the go. Windows 10 for Phones is available for preview in certain devices right now:...

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Samsung Microsoft Settle Their Court Battle More SamWin Phones Coming?
Feb10

Samsung Microsoft Settle Their Court Battle More SamWin Phones Coming?

There has been a court battle going on for a little while now where Microsoft is looking for MILLIONS of dollars in back Android fees from Samsung.  The rumor during this entire proceeding is that if this could get settled quickly (and assuming with a discount) that Samsung would start making and supporting Windows Phones again.  Well it's been settled and from what we are hearing from both parties more Samsung Windows phone devices...

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Windows 10 Likely for 512MB of RAM Smartphones
Feb09

Windows 10 Likely for 512MB of RAM Smartphones

Microsoft’s plans for Windows 10 are huge and it will be a platform that carrier across multiple form factors with the same core experience intact. That immediately throws up a challenge, how does Microsoft get its PC running, ultra-modern, and heavy OS onto its smartphones? After all, this is a company with a portfolio brimming with entry level handsets, not huge flagship blockbusters. Many of Microsoft’s Lumia smartphones, like the...

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