Tech news tagged ‘Motorola’

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Android Wear to support offline music playback

Just read a post on the Official Android blog (“News and notes from the Android team”) about some promised future updates to Android Wear – and saw this nice breakdown of four new or imminent wearable devices (watches…

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Apple, Google bury the legal hatchet

Must quickly record this one, for posterity and to refer back to… Apple and Google wisely agreeing to bury the legal hatchet, settling all outstanding smartphone lawsuits against each other.

“Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss all the current lawsuits that exist directly between the two companies,” said a…

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Microsoft adds Motorola Solutions to its list of Android licensors

I try to keep track of the companies signing up for Android-related licensing agreements with Microsoft. Patent protection is how I think of it. Well, to the list of the likes of HTC, Nikon and Dell, we can now add Motorola Solutions.

Thank you to The Register for pointing…

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Poll: Google’s Motorola sale good for Android?

A perfect one for a poll. What do you think of Google’s decision to sell Motorola? There have been a few days for the dust to settle, so let us know your thoughts.

Put aside business issues, and we’ll concentrate on the Android side of things, and the…

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Google: Goodbye Motorola, thanks for the patents

A bit late, but I had to cover this one in the Android blog – Google selling Motorola, only a year and a half since buying it.

While the move may be explained by purely business reasons - i.e. losing money in a difficultly competitive market with ever-diminishing margins (partly…

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Intel releases 10-inch and 7-inch Android tablet designs to manufacturers

We’re keeping an eye on Intel Android developments, and TechHive.com is reporting that Intel’s 7-in and 10-in Android tablet designs are now available to manufacturers.

Agam Shah writes:
The chipmaker’s 10-inch Education Tablet runs Android 4.0, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich, while…

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Motorola makes its new Android mark with Moto X

Just a quick flag-in-the-sand post to mark the release of Moto X the first phone from Motorola since its Google acquisition. It’s described by Engadget as “a relatively mundane mainstream smartphone”.

The spec? Apparently – via an online “Moto Maker” studio – you will be customise colours, accents…

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Poll: Is the Motorola deal good for Android long term?

The recent acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google throws up a lot of questions, but what is your initial reaction?

Points in favour of the deal include side-stepping any possible patent disputes with Motorola.

Points against the deal include the possible negative impact on other handset makers, such as…

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