Just when you thought that the patent wars couldn’t get any crazier, Google, out of nowhere, announces that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility ( Motorola’s mobile division only ) for a whooping $12.5 Billion! Before you can say that out completely, let us tell you the single reason behind this acquisition: Android. Or ‘supercharging Android’(…)
Motorola has unveiled a new promo that shows off the first Honeycomb tablet, XOOM. It will be a Google experience device free from any skins such as MotoBlur. Honeycomb will be a true tablet OS, unlike Samsung’s tablet effort with Froyo on Samsung Tab.
New data from Canalys shows that iPhone was the best selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2010, controlling 26.2 percent of the market, but with the amount of phones now running Google’s Android, it represents a combined 43.6 percent. Apple’s 26.2 percent share edged Research in Motion’s 24.2 percent, giving Apple control of the(…)
The Droid 2 hype engine is running at full speed nowadays. There will be a special edition Star Wars branded Droid 2 available which will ship with themed boot animation and live wallpapers. A forum member has already extracted the good stuff from a leaked ROM dump and put them up for download. These include(…)
Motorola is at it again. They’re giving Apple a taste of their own medicine through some mudslinging. Apple has done this for years against Windows PC users and now it’s at the receiving end since the past few months at the hands of companies like Motorola and Samsung. This time, Motorola is promoting their newest(…)
Froyo is once again in the news this week with an update for Verizon’s Motorola Droid and also an expected upgrade for Droid Incredible. Verizon wireless have confirmed that they have start sending the second part of its Android 2.2 update to original Droid devices. The new update,build FRG22D, officially enables flash on Android devices.(…)
Apple removes Smartphone Antenna Performance Videos from their Website. Is this the end of the ‘Death Grip’ Wars?
According to Steve Jobs, the iPhone 4 antenna problem is not a unique problem and all smartphones suffer from it. Apple showed ‘death grip’ demonstration videos of RIM, Samsung and HTC smartphones in the iPhone 4 press conference and also uploaded these videos to their website and on their YouTube channel. Apart from showing video(…)
Apple is popular for taking cheap shots at its competitors specially during commercials and at events like WWDC. iPhone 4’s antenna issues have finally given competitors a chance to return the favor at a time when Apple still wont stop making its competitors look bad by posting ‘death grip’ videos regularly of new phones which(…)
Microsoft has unveiled yet another new mobile operating system called Windows Embedded Handheld. This OS is going to be an improved version of Windows Mobile 6.5.3, with UI improvements such as Tiles and enterprise features. It is basically going to be targeted towards the same corporate customers who were using Windows Mobile devices over the(…)
Droid users, rejoice! Android 2.1 update is just around the corner, and it will be the full fledged update, with live wallpapers, 3D gallery and other features unlike previously rumored. The update version will be AP: ESE53/BP: C_01.3E.03P. The update is expected to be rolled out this week. The update roll out begins tomorrow.