Guest Post: In 1973, Martin Cooper of Motorola used the earliest handset to make the first cell phone call. Since then, the mobile phone has evolved from a portable telephone to a personal digital assistant to a device for consuming nearly anything. Advancements in mobile technology have changed the type of interactions that phones enable: less human-to-human […]
Motorola Mobility's Moto X smartphone can be yours for just $299.99, without a contract, if you use a specific promo code while ordering it online for a limited time.
Lenovo’s $2.91 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility from Google is still pending regulatory approval, however it looks like the company is already mapping out a new strategy. Despite being one of the world’s largest PC makers, Lenovo...Show More Summary
After Motorola Mobility had confirmed that the Android 4.4.4 KitKat software update is "well under way" for many of its devices, including those in the Droid range, it looks like Verizon Wireless is now posting change logs on what to expect. The Android 4.4.4 update logs are now posted for all three Droids in the series including the Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini.
Motorola Mobility has announced a new sale for the Moto X in the US via the Net10 Wireless provider, allowing its customers to purchase it for just $299 without a contract, along with 50 percent off the price for an optional case.
Motorola Mobility USA and Motorola Deutschland have been ordered to stop selling mobile phones in Germany after they were found guilty of infringing on a patent. A German court said Motorola's devices are improperly using patented antenna technology owned by LPKF Laser & Electronics AG. Show More Summary
The team at Strategy Analytics has been looking into Lenovo’s pending acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google. And what they found is significant. According to the research shared this week, Lenono is set to shake up the very comfortable status quo of the smartphone industry. The merger, we’re told, could have a significant disruptive impact […]
Don’t attach your car’s Lyft mustache to your face and offer “rides.” Dan Winters Forget Google Glass—For Now. Before there was Google Glass, there was the DynaTAC. Released by Motorola in 1984, this early handheld mobile phone weighed nearly 2 pounds and cost $3,995. It was for suspendered Gordon Gekko-ish masters of the universe. It […]
There is now organized resistance against the modern smartphone. And it appears to be quite lucrative. A website called Vintage Mobile offers a wide array of defiantly dumb phones from the era when Nokia, Motorola and Ericsson ruled the global handset market and there was a wide range of different designs and form factors. Show More Summary
Unless something gets screwed up, the fairy tale is not complete. Motorola has been getting rave reviews and great success with its Moto G and Moto E smartphones in the country. The handsets have been selling like hotcakes and almost all reviews put it above its contemporaries in the respective price bracket. Show More Summary
Turns out it really is hard to make things in the US, after all Motorola Mobility's adventure in stateside manufacturing is coming to an end, with the Google subsidiary announcing that it plans to close its Fort Worth, Texas factory less than a year after launching its vaunted Moto X smartphone.…
Motorola announced on Friday it will close its Fort Worth, Texas manufacturing plant by the end of the year. The factory opened in September 2013.
Part of the sales pitch for Motorola Mobility’s (then Google-owned) Moto X smartphone was that it was partly U.S.-made; an assembly plant to put together the Moto X opened in Fort Worth, Texas in May 2013. That plant will close by the...Show More Summary
Of all the products in the world that could use an Apple-ification, television is number one on the list. Just like Apple took the mobile phone market, which was dominated by the Motorola Razr and BlackBerry, and flipped it on its head with the iPhone, people want the it to do the same thing with the TV business. Show More Summary
After Motorola released the well-received Moto X into the world last year, most of us had just one question: What's Google's expensive mobile division doing next? Then-chief Dennis Woodside was surprisingly forthcoming for a tech CEO -- he said...
Last year, MMW chronicled what was, technically, the 40th birthday of the cellphone. Four decades ago, a man name Martin Cooper – a vice president at Motorola – “stepped onto a New York City sidewalk and made the first known cellphone call in history.” Since that critical moment in history, the cellphone has undergone dramatic […]
In a joint statement, Apple and Google’s Motorola Mobility announced an end to their ongoing patent fights related to smartphone technology. It marks an end to years of litigation, with started in 2010. As part of the agreement, theShow More Summary
The tangle of patent litigation between two of the world’s top tech companies appears to have just straightened out: Apple and Google's Motorola Mobility have agreed to stop suing each other over smartphone technology and “work together...Show More Summary
Apple and Google are bringing out the white flags. A landmark decision has been reached between the two Silicon Valley giants to drop their patent lawsuits against each other, specifically with regards to Google’s Motorola Mobility. “Apple and Google have … Read more ›
Apple and Google have reached a settlement for the extended patent lawsuits between Apple and Motorola Mobility, Reuters reports. According to a statement from the two companies, the agreement doesn’t include a cross-license, but the...Show More Summary