Google Wallet Now FDIC Insured
Apr20

Google Wallet Now FDIC Insured

Here's a shocking fact.....Google wallet is now just as safe of a place to keep your money.  That's right for those of you out there who keep money in your Google wallet account it is now FDIC insured just like all the banks insured up to 250,000USD! While this is a really cool fact lets be honest how many consumer is this little fact going to affect?  Not many I would guess since Google wallet is simply a transient place to keep your...

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Android One not “The One” After All?
Apr15

Android One not “The One” After All?

Last year Google decided that they would like to start to control the low end market of smartphones and not let their customer user experience be highjacked by some manufacture that has no cares for the user at all.  They decided to start Android One.  These handsets would run stock Android, get quick updates and cost less than 100USD.  They would be a poor mans Nexus device. Turns out that these devices aren't catching on as well as...

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Windows 10 Devices to be Android App Friendly?
Mar26

Windows 10 Devices to be Android App Friendly?

Windows Phone is now officially a mature OS with all the bells and whistles you expect from your OS.  It's got from Cortana, to Here Maps, to the action center it looks, feels and acts like a modern smartphone OS.  However one of the ways it still lags is the App count.  Microsoft has been working very hard to court developers but it's still an uphill battle since the user base isn't as large as iOS or Android. Now there are reports...

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Reversable USB Type C Coming to the Google Phones?
Mar12

Reversable USB Type C Coming to the Google Phones?

Google tends to adapt to new technology quickly and keeping in that trend they just announced Google just announced the refreshed Chromebook Pixel will be using the new reversible USB Type C connector.  Not only only is this new USB reversible but it will also charge your devices faster and will transfer data at a quicker rate. During this announcement Google also mentioned: “more Chromebooks and Android devices following suit soon.”...

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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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