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Archive for April, 2012

Meet Google’s secret weapon for fighting Apple and Microsoft – CNET

Meet Google’s secret weapon for fighting Apple and Microsoft – CNETNews from Meet Google’s secret weapon for fighting Apple and Microsoft – CNET: TechRepublic editor Jason Hiner tells the back story of Motorola’s Webtop software, which just may give Google a big advantage in the brave new world of post-PC devices. (Credit: Photo by: Jason [...]

Google’s $12 Billion Apple Defense Tested by Patent Cases

Google’s $ 12 Billion Apple Defense Tested by Patent CasesNews from Bloomberg: You need to enable Javascript to play media on Bloomberg.com Play Motorola Mobility Takes on Apple & Microsoft Enlarge image Google CEO Larry Page David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Larry Page, chief executive officer of Google Inc. Larry Page, chief executive officer of Google Inc. [...]

Review: Motorola Droid 4

Review: Motorola Droid 4News from Tulsa World: The carrier is going a little nuts with the branding – the Motorola Droid 4 is actually about the 14th model Droid the developer has released – though overall they’ve been good to great Android phones. And if you’re having trouble telling the new Droid 4 apart from [...]

Motorola Mobility More Than Triples Jha’s Pay to $47.2 Million

Motorola Mobility More Than Triples Jha’s Pay to $ 47.2 MillionNews from Bloomberg: Motorola Mobility Holdings Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Jha received compensation of $ 47.2 million last year, when he negotiated to sell the handset maker to Google Inc. (GOOG), more than triple his pay for 2010. The majority of the gain came [...]

Verizon eyes Microsoft push, Windows phones for holidays

Verizon eyes Microsoft push, Windows phones for holidaysNews from Chicago Tribune: A man looks at his phone as he walks past a Verizon wireless store in New York (Brendan McDermid Reuters, REUTERS / July 30, 2009) Reuters 7:27 p.m. CDT, April 19, 2012 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Wireless plans to put its marketing weight [...]

Overseas phone firms smarting over losses in market

Overseas phone firms smarting over losses in marketNews from China Daily: Updated: 2012-04-17 07:47 By Shen Jingting (China Daily) International mobile phone companies have begun selling low-priced smartphones in China as they struggle to turn the tide in their battle with their Chinese rivals. Last week, Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc announced that it had joined [...]

Motorola ends headset sponsorship with NFL

Motorola ends headset sponsorship with NFLNews from Crain’s Chicago Business: Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith By John Pletz April 17, 2012 (Crain’s) — After 13 years, Motorola’s logo won’t be stalking the sidelines of the NFL anymore. The Libertyville-based phone maker isn’t renewing its sponsorship with the league, which ended with this year’s Super Bowl. [...]

Reconsidering Prepaid Cell Phones

Reconsidering Prepaid Cell PhonesNews from PCWorld: You wouldn’t think it of somebody who has spent much of her professional life reviewing new tech devices, but when it comes to my own purchases, I tend to be very conservative. This especially goes for phones; once I’ve made a purchase — and once I’ve decided I like [...]

Motorola DROID 2 software update rolling out now – not Ice Cream Sandwich

Motorola DROID 2 software update rolling out now – not Ice Cream SandwichNews from Android Community: Verizon and Motorola have finally started pushing the latest software update for the Motorola DROID 2. We received some information on this update a few weeks back, but today the update details have finally been released by Verizon and [...]

DROID RAZR locked bootloader gets an early work-around

DROID RAZR locked bootloader gets an early work-aroundNews from Android Community: Hands-down the biggest dissapointment of the Motorola DROID RAZR launch announcement was the fact that despite Moto’s commitment to more open bootloaders, the flagship phone would be locked down just like previous Motorola-Verizon devices. Even after considerable customer backlash and unlocking the bootloader on the international [...]