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Archive for July, 2012

Motorola May Be a Mistake for Google: Analyst

Motorola May Be a Mistake for Google: AnalystNews from CNBC.com: Getty Images Google reported better-than-expected earnings on Thursday. “We were bracing for the worst and we didn’t get it,” Gene Munster, senior analyst at Piper Jaffray, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” This signaled continued strength in advertising, which sent Google shares up in extended-hours trading. But [...]

Motorola May Be a Mistake for Google: Analyst

Motorola May Be a Mistake for Google: AnalystNews from CNBC.com: Getty Images Google reported better-than-expected earnings on Thursday. “We were bracing for the worst and we didn’t get it,” Gene Munster, senior analyst at Piper Jaffray, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” This signaled continued strength in advertising, which sent Google shares up in extended-hours trading. But [...]

Motorola Atrix HD Review: Dazzling Display, Low Price

Motorola Atrix HD Review: Dazzling Display, Low PriceNews from PCWorld: Although the Motorola Atrix HD ($ 100 with a two-year AT&T contract; price as of July 20, 2012) is the first Android phone that Motorola has released as a Google subsidiary, it isn’t remarkably different from Motorola phones released preacquisition. That isn’t a bad thing, [...]

Motorola Droid X survives a drop in a campfire

Motorola Droid X survives a drop in a campfireNews from Ubergizmo: By Tyler Lee on 07/20/2012 04:29 PDT We’ve seen phones abused before, used as hammers, dropped from great heights, and we’ve seen ads for cases where phones have been submerged in water and the likes, but being dropped face first into a campfire? That’s [...]

How Will Google’s Motorola Acquisition Impact Its Earnings And Share Price?

How Will Google’s Motorola Acquisition Impact Its Earnings And Share Price?News from Seeking Alpha: When Google (GOOG) announces its quarterly earnings on Thursday this week, the results, for the first time, will reflect Google’s recent acquisition of Motorola’s mobile phone business. Now Google will be designing and manufacturing cell phones to compete directly with Apple’s [...]

Motorola Android Phones Import Ban Starts, Products Will Still Be Available in US

Motorola Android Phones Import Ban Starts, Products Will Still Be Available in USNews from The Droid Guy: The import ban issued by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against Motorola Android devices takes effect today, Wednesday, July 18th, barring the sales of smartphones and tablets on the list. Despite strict implementation of ITC, Motorola said [...]

Motorola Atrix HD (AT&T)

Motorola Atrix HD (AT&T)News from PC Magazine: Motorola’s third-generation Atrix HD ($ 99.99 direct) is a solid smartphone and a significant upgrade from last year’s Atrix 2 (4 stars). Sadly, Webtop, Motorola’s nifty OS that debuted on the Atrix and let it work with laptop-like peripherals, is dead. But most consumers just want a good [...]

Google’s Motorola Seeks to Prevent Phone Ban in Microsoft Fight

Google’s Motorola Seeks to Prevent Phone Ban in Microsoft FightNews from Businessweek: Google Inc. (GOOG) (GOOG)’s Motorola Mobility unit said it is working to ensure there is no disruption in sales of its Android mobile phones that were found to infringe a patent owned by Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) (MSFT) Barring a last-minute reprieve from President [...]

Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patentsNews from SlashGear: Japanese camera company Fujifilm has filed a patent infringement suit against Motorola. The suit alleges that Motorola is infringing on four different patents associated with camera technology in mobile phones. Fujifilm claims it notified Motorola in 2011 that it believed Motorola products were infringing on [...]

Motorola’s Atrix HD: A high-end phone with a low-end price tag (review)

Motorola’s Atrix HD: A high-end phone with a low-end price tag (review)News from VentureBeat: While Motorola’s Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx are two of the best phones around now, the pair has, sadly, been available only to customers of Verizon. That’s changing today with the release of the Atrix HD, a phone that borrows [...]