Motorola Tag

Posted On February 26, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Is This Motorola’s Smartwatch?

A blurry image of a smartwatch bearing the Motorola logo surfaced online today. C Technology published the photo on their Weibo account. According TechRadar, Motorola has revealed that they are in the process of developing a smartwatch at MWC 2014. “It’s our intention to deliver interesting wearable technology – we are developing a watch which will be coming out in the next year,” Rick Osterloh, SVP product management, said at the event. “Our main focus is that we will start to solve a real user problem in that there are no wearable productsRead More
Google dropped a bombshell on the tech community by announcing that they have signed an agreement to sell Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. Despite paying over US$12 billion for the company in 2012, Google CEO Larry Page believes that selling the company for a fraction of that price will be important for Android users everywhere. I bet to differ. I believe Android users everywhere were hoping that a Google-owned Motorola Mobility will continue to produce quality devices like the Moto G and Moto X at affordable prices. Larry Page: SourceRead More
It’s not very often you read something from an Apple investor or Wall Street Analyst that makes sense. However, prominent Apple investor David Einhorn has achieved the impossible in an interview with CNBC (via AllThingsD). Here is what he had to say about Apple becoming the next Blackberry or Motorola: People look at Apple and ask, ‘Is it the next Motorola or BlackBerry? People paid fancy multiples for those stocks and got crushed and they don’t want to go through that again. But I think Apple’s a little bit different fromRead More

Posted On July 11, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials, Featured

The Moto X Smartphone Is Coming By October

In October of 2013, an all-American smartphone will enter the marketplace to challenge Apple and Samsung’s dominance. The Moto X Smartphone, developed and manufactured by (Motorola Mobility is owned by Google) aims to become the company’s new flagship device. Google and Motorola have formally announced that all assembling would be done in Fort Worth, Texas, making Moto X the first smartphone to be completely assembled in the U.S. The Moto X sets itself apart from its competitors by using self-aware technologies. Motorola claims that the Moto X Smartphone willRead More

Posted On April 23, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple wins ITC Ruling Over Motorola

Apple Wins ITC Ruling Over Motorola The US International Trade Commission (USITC) ruled that Apple did to infringe Motorala Mobile’s U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862, according to a report from FossPatent. The patent in question is titled- Sensor controlled user interface for portable communication device. It relates to a proximity sensor, where a touch screen device ignores accidental touches by the user. The final decision came after many back and forth ruling between Administrative Law Judge Pender and the Commission, the six-member decision-making body at the top of the USITC, according to the report.Read More
Good Technology: Apple Dominated Device Activation in Enterprise [Q4 2012]
Good Technology: Apple Dominated Device Activation in Enterprise [Q4 2012] – customers showed a clear preference for iOS devices, which accounted for 77 percent of all activations.   Apple Dominated Device Activation in Enterprise In a press release today, Good Technology -the leader in secure enterprise mobility, released its Q4 2012 Device Activation Report. The report looked at the number and type of smartphone and tablet devices activated amongst Good’s enterprise customers, which include half of the Fortune 100™. The study included more than 4,000 participants from various companies such as financial services, healthcare,Read More
Apple’s iPhone Is Three Times More Reliable than other Smartphones FixYa has released a report covering various aspects of smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Motorola. The study looked at the reliability and Pros and Cons of these devices. Apple iPhone 25.86% Market Share I 74,163 Problem Impressions Pros: Dead Simple UI Reliability App Ecosystem Cons: Lack of customizability Battery life Lack of new features with new models   Motorola Droid 1.81% Market Share I 136,436 Problem Impressions Pros: Great Battery Life Design of Phone Cons: Unable to remove pre installedRead More
Philip Elmer – DeWitt: [quote] In April 2011, three months before Motorola, Apple (AAPL) filed a complaint charging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets were infringing Apple’s patents, trademarks and designs. The case went to trial 16 months later, and a jury ruled in Apple’s favor, famously assessing Samsung $1.05 billion in damages. Nearly half a year has passed, and no injunction has been granted, no fines have been paid and the judge has yet to issue a final ruling on the damages. While the legal procedures drag on, Samsung is freeRead More
TechWeb, a Chinese website, published a very interesting interview involving Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt. It’s hard to decipher when or where this interview took place since the article was published in Chinese Here are some of the interesting things Schmidt supposedly discussed (via Google translation):   Eric Schmidt on business in China:  [quote] Whether it is 10 years ago that the small company, now, Google has always been a lofty goal, this goal allows us to recruit employees those who aspire to solve major problems. We focus on recruiting the best programmers,Read More

Posted On February 8, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

A roundup of Apple lawsuits in January 2013

A roundup of Apple lawsuits in January 2013 Technology Tell: Apple lawsuits for the month of January 2013 had the ever present patent lawsuits and many rulings in the Apple vs. Samsung case. Apple’s false advertising claim it brought against Amazon’s App Store has been dismissed, with the judge citing lack of proof of confusion as the reason for the dismissal. The California Supreme Court decided that Apple and other online retailers didn’t break California law by asking people to provide their address and phone number before they used credit cards to make payments.Read More
Apple is the top OEM with 36.3 percent of U.S. Smartphone Subscribers According to comScore report, Apple is the top OEM with 36.3 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers for three months ending December 2012. This is up 2 percentage points from September. Google Android remains the number 1 smartphone platform with 53.4 percent share, according to the report. comScore: [quote] 125.9 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (54 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in December, up 5 percent since September. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 36.3 percent of U.S.Read More

Posted On January 18, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Counterpoint TMR: Samsung is the Toyota of Mobile Era

This is a very interesting article by Counterpoint Technology Market Research, describing the rise and rise of Samsung in the mobile devices market at the expense of past giants such as Nokia and RIM. According to the article: [quote] Samsung’s success is based on nothing else than an extreme focus on execution. Samsung is the most prevalent example of how you can turn from a fast-follower into a first-mover. Yes, let’s face it. By taking over the lead from the dinosaur Nokia, Samsung has effectively made itself not only theRead More