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Archive for August, 2012

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Review: A Nice Keyboard, but Middling Call Quality

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Review: A Nice Keyboard, but Middling Call QualityNews from PCWorld: As someone who uses his phone more often to send text messages than to make calls, I’ve been disappointed at the lack of phones with physical keyboards. Software keyboards are getting better every year (my favorite for Android is SwiftKey); [...]

Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE First Impressions

Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE First ImpressionsNews from PhoneDog: The Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE is another attempt to bring a QWERTY keyboard to the high-end smartphone market, and in most respects, it’s a great option to consider on Sprint.  It’s a well-designed phone that fits in with Motorola’s current design scheme, and brings 4G [...]

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTENews from CNET: It’s not news that Android QWERTY sliders, once the staple of midrange and even luxury smartphones, have become few and far between. Sprint’s current hot handsets, such as the Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC Evo 4G LTE, are both card-carrying members of the massive screen and razor [...]

Motorola Mobility Hits Apple With Another Patent Claim

Motorola Mobility Hits Apple With Another Patent ClaimNews from InformationWeek: Google’s Motorola Mobility subsidiary broadened its legal battle with Apple Friday by filing a second patent infringement claim with the International Trade Commission (ITC). The complaint claims Apple has infringed on seven Motorola patents that cover mobile phone features, including Apple’s Siri voice assistant, location [...]

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Motorola Mobility

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Motorola MobilityNews from ReadWriteWeb: When Motorola Mobility was plummeting to its doom in 2011, Google rode to the rescue. Now, with massive layoffs and a proposed sale of critical assets, the knight in shining armor seems hellbent on tearing its acquisition to pieces as part of its restructuring process. Is Motorola nothing more [...]

Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset Review

Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset ReviewNews from Gotta Be Mobile: When my wife threw my old Bluetooth headset away at a Subway Restaurant in New Orléans, LA, I acted like I was really upset and took the opportunity to buy a newer and better one. The Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset now adorns my ear [...]

How makers of phones and tablets are faring

How makers of phones and tablets are faringNews from Newsday: Published: August 16, 2012 2:44 PMBy The Associated Press  The Associated Press () Many companies including Nokia and Research in Motion have been struggling to compete with Apple and manufacturers of devices running Google’s Android software. That shows in some of the earnings reports released [...]

Will Fewer Phones Work For Motorola?

Will Fewer Phones Work For Motorola?News from InformationWeek: Google Nexus 7 Tablet: 10 Coolest Features (click image for larger view and for slideshow) Google this week began making its first major changes to its Motorola subsidiary, which it acquired in May. Among the changes, Google plans to lay off about 20% of its employees, close [...]

Motorola Mobility laying off 700 locally, 4000 worldwide

Motorola Mobility laying off 700 locally, 4000 worldwideNews from Chicago Tribune: August 13, 2012|By Wailin Wong, Chicago Tribune reporter Google said Monday that Motorola Mobility, which it purchased for $ 12.4 billion in May, is laying off 20 percent of its 20,000-strong global workforce, affecting 4,000 employees worldwide. Locally, the company is cutting 700 of [...]

Motorola DROID RAZR HD expected in October

Motorola DROID RAZR HD expected in OctoberNews from SlashGear: Worth Reading? +1 [1 votes] Motorola disappointed some fans when it didn’t reveal a new smartphone last week, initially teasing onlookers via its Facebook page with a mystery LTE enabled Motorola phone. Still, leaks and reports have suggested that the DROID RAZR HD is coming, and [...]