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Archive for February, 2012

Review: Motorola’s Droid 4 part of effort to cover every niche Nick DeLorenzo …

Review: Motorola’s Droid 4 part of effort to cover every niche Nick DeLorenzo …News from Wilkes Barre Times-Leader: Nick DeLorenzo February 21 The latest in a veritable army of “Droid” branded smartphones from electronics manufacturer Motorola, the Droid 4 is a bit of an oddity compared with other new phones on the market. While otherwise [...]

What Apple patent win over Motorola means

What Apple patent win over Motorola meansNews from Aol Money: By Sarah Coles, Feb 20, 2012 Filed under: TV, Phone & Broadband ChinaFotoPress/Photocome/Press Association Images Apple is locked in legal disagreements with a host of phone handset manufacturers, claiming that they have used one or more of the patented functions of the iPhone. A Munich [...]

Apple vs. Google: Who Owns Slide-to-Unlock on Phones?

Apple vs. Google: Who Owns Slide-to-Unlock on Phones?News from Mashable: Both iPhones and Android devices unlock in the same way: with the user sliding his or her finger along part of the screen. That simple function has prompted a huge amount of legal wrangling, with both Apple and Google (by proxy of its recent acquisition, [...]

Atrix 3: First Motorola Quad-Core Android ICS Phone [PICS]?

Atrix 3: First Motorola Quad-Core Android ICS Phone [PICS]?News from MotoringCrunch: With the recent official acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google, there is now a bigger possibility that we could see Motorola take a leap forward in the Android race where it currently falls behind Samsung. Atrix 3: First Motorola quad-core Android 4.0 ICS phone? [...]

Apple wins Motorola phones ban over Android slide-to-unlock

Apple wins Motorola phones ban over Android slide-to-unlockNews from CNET UK: Apple has won a major skirmish in its war with Android. A German court has ruled in the iPhone and iPad’s favour over the ability to unlock your phone by swiping your finger on the screen. Apple accused Motorola of infringing its slide-to-unlock patent, [...]

Most Motorola devices won’t get Android 4.0 update anytime soon

Most Motorola devices won’t get Android 4.0 update anytime soonNews from msnbc.com: Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich By Athima Chansanchai If you own a Motorola phone and are waiting for the upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, get ready for disappointment: A handful of tablets and phones will be upgraded by this summer, while [...]

Motorola unveils phone upgrade plans

Motorola unveils phone upgrade plansNews from TG Daily: If you’re holding on to a Motorola phone and you want to be able to experience all that Android 4.0 has to offer, you better take a seat. The manufacturer has just laid out a roadmap for its plans to upgrade existing handsets to Android 4.0, also [...]

Motorola Phones Have a Pitifully Long Wait for Android 4.0

Motorola Phones Have a Pitifully Long Wait for Android 4.0News from Gizmodo: Android 4.0—aka Ice Cream Sandwich—is such a lovely and tasteful software update for Android phones that I’d be kicking and crying if my phone didn’t have it. Well, it looks like Motorola owners should start kicking and crying because they have a painfully [...]

Rumor: Intel’s Inside the First ICS Phone from Motorola

Rumor: Intel’s Inside the First ICS Phone from MotorolaNews from PC Magazine: February 14, 2012 08:02pm EST Intel’s latest effort to crack the smartphone market revolves around its new ultra low-power Atom chip code named Medfield and Google’s Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” mobile operating system, both of which reportedly appear in a new handset [...]

Google gets US, EU nod to buy Motorola Mobility

Google gets US, EU nod to buy Motorola MobilityNews from Reuters: People ride their bikes past Google Inc. headquarters in Mountain View, California, May 8, 2008. Credit: Reuters/Kimberly White By Diane Bartz and Foo Yun Chee WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS | Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:04pm EST WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. and European regulators approved Google Inc’s $ [...]