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Archive for December, 2011

Motorola to keep Lapdock, Android business focus in 2012

Motorola to keep Lapdock, Android business focus in 2012News from Electronista: Motorola chat shows Lapdock staying put Motorola’s mobile device VP Christy Wyatt in an interview Friday committed her company to the Lapdock concept. In speaking with AllThingsD, she saw notebook docks like the Lapdock 100 still being important to consolidation. People don’t want to [...]

Motorola RAZR gets a software update in Europe

Motorola RAZR gets a software update in EuropeNews from Unwired View:  By Vlad Bobleanta on 30 Dec 11 Those of you who are in Europe and own a Motorola RAZR should be happy to know that a software update is on its way to your devices (if it hasn’t arrived already). This isn’t going to [...]

Faster phones and more Ice Cream Sandwich at CES 2012

Faster phones and more Ice Cream Sandwich at CES 2012News from CNET Asia: Along with its laptop dock, the Motorola Atrix 4G was a star of the 2011 CES. (Credit: Nicole Lee/CNET) Smartphones continue to be a changing category at the Consumer Electronics Show. Though they started out by taking a relatively low profile in [...]

Android Ice Cream Sandwich: When Is It Coming To LG, Samsung, Motorola, HTC, Sony Devices

Android Ice Cream Sandwich: When Is It Coming To LG, Samsung, Motorola, HTC, Sony DevicesNews from Huffington Post: We know the lengths one might go for a Klondike Bar; but what would you do-woo-woo for a different kind of Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.0 perhaps? While you can attempt all manner of feats to obtain [...]

History of Cellphones: Shrinking Sizes and Prices [Infographic]

History of Cellphones: Shrinking Sizes and Prices [Infographic]News from Gotta Be Mobile: Cell phones have come a long way since the first Motorola Dynatac hit the streets in 1982, eventually making its way to Zac Morris’ backpack, to the iPhone 4S and the Galaxy Nexus. Back in 1982, mobility was loosely defined as weighing 2 pounds, being a foot [...]

Motorola Milestone 3 Introduced in Chile

Motorola Milestone 3 Introduced in ChileNews from Softpedia: There is no word on the smartphone’s pricing options, but Motorola Mobility has just announced the availability of its Milestone 3 in Chile.   Customers can now purchase the slider Android smartphone from main carriers in the country. One of the newest Android-based phones launched by Motorola, [...]

Microsoft Wins Partial Ruling Over Motorola Mobility

Microsoft Wins Partial Ruling Over Motorola MobilityNews from Businessweek: December 25, 2011, 10:36 AM EST Sony Sells LCD Venture Stake to Samsung as Losses From TVs Mount FCC Plan to Ease Cross-Ownership Rules Points to Consolidation Emerging-Market Stocks Post Weekly Gain on Boost From U.S. Data AT&T’s $ 1.93 Billion Qualcomm Airwaves Purchase Wins Approval [...]

Motorola phones home

Motorola phones homeNews from Silicon Valley: Click photo to enlarge Motorola Mobility is developing 4Home system which can control everything from locks, lighting, thermostats to your TV channels. Pictured is a 4Home’s web based interface in Motorola’s demo room in Sunnyvale, Calif. (Dai Sugano/Mercury News) Jim Hunter taps an icon that looks like a light [...]

Microsoft Wins Partial Ruling Over Motorola Mobility

Microsoft Wins Partial Ruling Over Motorola MobilityNews from Businessweek: December 23, 2011, 6:17 AM EST Verizon Wireless Probed by Justice Department Over Cable Deals Facebook to Change European Service After Data-Privacy Probe Google Starts to Face Pressure as Android Patent Rulings Roll In Apple Unlikely to Win German Ban on Samsung Galaxy 10.1N … Read [...]

Trade judge finds Motorola violated Microsoft patent

Trade judge finds Motorola violated Microsoft patentNews from msnbc.com: WASHINGTON — A U.S. trade panel judge found Motorola Mobility infringed a Microsoft patent in making its Android cellphones, the companies said on Tuesday. The patented technology makes it possible for users to schedule meetings using mobile devices. However, the U.S. International Trade Commission judge found there [...]