Softcard Mobile Pay Service Limited to Only AT&T on Windows Phone
Nov06

Softcard Mobile Pay Service Limited to Only AT&T on Windows Phone

Softcard the mobile carriers choice for virtual wallet transactions here stateside is pretty universal and a Windows Phone app was announced the other day to make it even more so.  However now we find out that as per right now this support is only for one carrier AT&T. While the company promises it will not be to long until support comes to other carriers it also confirms the lack of availability for them to with this statement....

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Poll Suggests Microsoft Branding of Lumia Shouldn’t Hurt Sales
Oct27

Poll Suggests Microsoft Branding of Lumia Shouldn’t Hurt Sales

When the news broke officially that Microsoft was rebranding all of its Nokia Lumia devices "Microsoft Lumia" it made me wonder how this move would affect sales. After all, while Nokia wasn't the hottest name plate out there it still had a good reputation for building quality devices. Plus no matter what device you use now there is a good chance that you owned a Nokia device in the past and it served you well. On the other hand when...

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Microsoft impressed through the third quarter
Oct24

Microsoft impressed through the third quarter

It is generally thought that Microsoft struggles in the mobile space, with Windows Phone certainly trailing behind rival platforms iOS and Android. There have also been disasters, such as the $1 billion inventory write off of original Surface tablets. However, Microsoft’s latest third quarter financials show that the company is actually doing very well. In fact, all the areas of the market where the company is reportedly struggling...

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Locked Out of Your Windows Phone? Here’s How to Get Back In
Oct14

Locked Out of Your Windows Phone? Here’s How to Get Back In

It's bound to happen, either you forget your passcode to your Windows Phone device or even worse you pick up your device and find that one of your children has placed a pin on your lock screen and forgotten the passcode. This exact thing has happened to me and by the time I got to my device the lock screen told me that I had to wait for (and I am not making this up) 594,978 minutes til I got to try again. At that point I had three...

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Microsoft and Xiaomi discussing Windows smartphone?
Oct01

Microsoft and Xiaomi discussing Windows smartphone?

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met with Xiaomi chief Lei Jun and it is being widely reported that the two discussed the possibility of the Chinese company building a Windows Phone handset. Before going any further, it should be noted that this is pure rumor at this point and the only fact is that the two held a meeting together. However, sources are claiming that a Windows based smartphone was on the agenda. It would be a coup...

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