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 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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Nokia Rakes in Money Post Microsoft
Jan29

Nokia Rakes in Money Post Microsoft

The new Nokia is doing very week it seems. The company is a different animal to what it was even this time last year; it sold its devices and services to Microsoft, stopped making smartphones, and focused on software like the Android Z Launcher and HERE Maps. The results have been very good according to Nokia’s earnings call. The company raked in $512 million in net income during the last quarter on the back of revenue of $4.3...

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Microsoft sees Revenue Rise, but Profits Fall
Jan27

Microsoft sees Revenue Rise, but Profits Fall

Microsoft revealed a patchy fourth quarter of 2014 when the company detailed its earnings on Monday. Revenue was up, but profits slipped down. The company revealed that the Surface tablet series and the Lumia smartphone business are doing well without being huge successes. With Windows 10 announced in full, Redmond is entering a new era, but it is an uncertain one. The company increased revenue from $24.5 billion in 2013 to $26.5...

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