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In-Depth profile of Motorola tracks its rise and fall (and future)

In-Depth profile of Motorola tracks its rise and fall (and future)

In-Depth profile of Motorola tracks its rise and fall (and future)
News from 9 to 5 Google:

If you want to learn what happened behind the scenes in the tumultuous world of Motorola in the past decade, Chicago Mag does an excellent in-depth feature of the company that is awaiting approval of its sale from Google to Lenovo. Some excellent bits:

Meanwhile, in arguably one of the worst decisions ever made by a major corporate CEO, Zander struck a deal with his Silicon Valley friend Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple. Together their companies created a Motorola iTunes phone, the first phone connected to Apple’s music store. “We can’t think of a more natural partnership than this one with Apple,” Zander said at the time. Named the Rokr, the phone launched in the fall of 2005. Jobs, who introduced it, called it “an iPod Shuffle right on your phone.”

Ouch, a Shuffle…

First Jha had to decide what operating system to bet on. Motorola’s five in-house systems didn’t make the cut; none were mature enough to rival the iPhone’s. Jha says that Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft at the time, presumed that he would choose Windows Mobile. “Steve told me that… I ought to devote 400 engineers to a Windows…………… continues on 9 to 5 Google

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Motorola Moto G vs. Sony Xperia SP Specs And Price Comparison In Australia
News from International Business Times AU:

For readers who are considering buying the Motorola Moto G or the Sony Xperia SP, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.

Display and Design

The Motorola Moto G comes with a 4.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, which translates into a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The Sony Xperia SP comes with a 4.6-inch TFT capacitive touch screen, which translates into a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Both the devices are about the same in this category. The Moto G has 326 ppi pixels display density compared to the 319 ppi pixels display density on the Xperia SP.

The Motorola Moto G measures 129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm and weighs 143 grams. The Sony Xperia SP has a similar design. The device measures 130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm and weighs 155…………… continues on International Business Times AU

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