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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Microsoft Now Flashing Android Devices to Windows 10 Devices
Mar18

Microsoft Now Flashing Android Devices to Windows 10 Devices

Microsoft is now taking Android devices and letting “power users”  flash their Xiaomi Mi 4 currently running Android to Windows 10 for Mobile.  Let's be clear this will not turn the device into a dual boot that everyone is look for....Windows will overtake Android in this process and the Mi 4 will turn into a straight up Windows device.  While I can't find concrete proof of this anywhere others have reported that these "Windows 10"...

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Windows 10 for Mobile Makes a Surpise Appearance at MWC
Mar06

Windows 10 for Mobile Makes a Surpise Appearance at MWC

While Windows 10 for Mobile isn't even in Beta yet it has made a an appearance at Mobile World Congress this year. Alcatel  brought a new device the low end Windows phone Pixi 3 and to everyone's surprise it came running Windows 10 for Mobile. According to people at Mobile World Congress it wasn't running any special new software that wasn't available to the general public in fact it was running an older build that is two behind what...

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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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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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