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Archive for January, 2012

Intel-Powered Phones to Ship from Motorola, Lenovo

Intel-Powered Phones to Ship from Motorola, LenovoNews from PC Magazine: January 10, 2012 08:51pm EST After promising for years that the company would enter the smartphone market, Intel has apparently done so. Chief executive Paul Otellini said at a CES keynote that Intel has signed Lenovo and Motorola to contracts to use its Atom processors [...]

Intel Medfield chips launched; Intel partners with Lenovo and Motorola

Intel Medfield chips launched; Intel partners with Lenovo and MotorolaNews from Northern Voices Online: The chipmaker giant Intel has finally announced its foray into the smartphone market at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012. Intel has partnered with Lenovo and Motorola to get hardware solutions for its Medfield mobile processors. Lenovo has already announced the first [...]

Should phone manufacturers take some cues from the auto industry?

Should phone manufacturers take some cues from the auto industry?News from PhoneDog: This year, a few Android smartphone manufacturers have pledged to make fewer devices than we’ve seen in previous years. Truthfully, there are probably plenty of people out there who think that’s a great idea. When I look at the way that Motorola launches [...]

10 Coolest Smart Phones From CES

10 Coolest Smart Phones From CESNews from Mobile Dev & Design: Despite Apple’s absence at the 2012 International CES, its presence was still felt by many companies competing with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and rumored upcoming iPhone 5. If you’re thinking about jumping off the Apple bandwagon, one of these new phones might be [...]

Sony Ericsson Latest Android Backer to Feel Pinch of Competition

Sony Ericsson Latest Android Backer to Feel Pinch of CompetitionNews from eWeek: Sony Ericsson lost about $ 319 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, during which it shipped 9 million phones—a 20 percent drop from sales just a year ago. Like its Android-focused competitors Motorola and HTC, which likewise posted worrisome fourth-quarter results, Sony [...]

Phones and Tablets Struggle to Escape Sameness at CES

Phones and Tablets Struggle to Escape Sameness at CESNews from PC Magazine: As I think back on all the phones and tablets I saw at CES last week, it’s clear that the market remains more competitive than ever. Windows and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) devices seemed to be everywhere. Competition is heating up among chip makers; [...]

Motorola MOTOLUXE, DEFY MINI and white RAZR pre-orders start at Clove

Motorola MOTOLUXE, DEFY MINI and white RAZR pre-orders start at CloveNews from Android Community: IF you love Motorola phones with NAMES IN CAPITAL LETTERS and also happen to live in the UK, you’ll want to pull out your wallet and browse on over to online retailer Clove. They’ve recently put the MOTOLUXE, DEFY MINI and [...]

Verizon cuts price and memory storage of Droid Razr, as expected

Verizon cuts price and memory storage of Droid Razr, as expectedNews from Los Angeles Times: One of my major complaints when I’m reviewing just about any top-of-the-line Android smartphone on Verizon is the price. Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus and Motorola’s Droid Razr and Droid Bionic each launched at a price of $ 299.99 and each phone [...]

Motorola Droid 3 price cut to $99 ahead of eventual Droid 4 launch

Motorola Droid 3 price cut to $ 99 ahead of eventual Droid 4 launchNews from The Verge: We know it’s coming, but we still don’t know when Motorola’s Droid 4 will launch at Verizon. In the meantime, the Droid 3 remains your best bet for an Android phone with a keyboard at the carrier and [...]

Purple Motorola DROID RAZR Joining Black & White Variants On Jan 23

Purple Motorola DROID RAZR Joining Black & White Variants On Jan 23News from MotoringCrunch: We already knew Verizon and Motorola were cooking up both white and black variants of the popular Motorola DROID RAZR Android smartphone for a January 23 release. Well now you can add a third color to the mix – Purple. Purple [...]