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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Android Pay Will Be Launched At Google I/O in May
Feb27

Android Pay Will Be Launched At Google I/O in May

Samsung has been closing its own preparations for the company’s mobile Payment service, a direct competitor to Apple Pay. That will be announced next week, but another mobile giant will be entering the mobile payment market too this year… Google. Mountain View is readying its own system that will be called Android Pay, and it will be announced at the company’s I/O developer conference in May. Yes, Google Wallet already exists and is...

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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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Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Causing Widespread Memory Leaks
Dec30

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Causing Widespread Memory Leaks

Android 5.0 Lollipop brought with it the biggest overhaul to Google’s mobile platform ever seen. It brought with it massive changes to the look of Android thanks to Material Design and also delved deeper with a huge number of enhancements to everything from basic functionality to improved security. However, new software usually has its little bugs and problems, especially major overhauls, Apple can attest to that after experiencing...

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