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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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 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 will Work with 512MB Smartphones

Microsoft is planning on making Windows 10 its uniform platform across all form factors and will be hoping to get the OS onto as many smartphones as possible. One question raised early was how would Windows 10 work on the company’s large amounts of entry level handsets, those packing 512MB of RAM? The developer community confirmed that Windows 10 for Phones will be tested on 512MB variants, although likely to be quad-core variations....

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