Verizon's DROID 3 by Motorola has begun to show up across the carrier's site, though is not yet available for online ordering. The QWERTY smartphone - billed as the thinnest full-keyboard smartphone ever - is listed both on the DROID DOES mini-site, complete with full specifications.
Motorola has really built itself back up on the back of the Android operating system. For a lot of years Motorola was lagging behind competitors in the mobile phone arena but using Android the company has become on one of the more popular smartphone vendors on the market. Pics of three new smartphones that all run Android wearing the Motorola brand have surfaced.
Motorola has begun pushing out a new update for the XOOM tablet, which updates the slate to Android 3.0.1. The new firmware, build number HRI66 - which Motorola tweeted was to pave the way for the incoming Flash Player 10.2 update - currently lacks a build log, so it's hard to know what else may have changed.
Google has just finished officially launching Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and we wasted no time in grabbing some hands-on experience with the tablet-centric OS on Motorola's XOOM slate. Unveiled back at CES 2011 the XOOM has a 10.1-inch display, dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 processor and will debut on Verizon's network imminently. Read on for our first impressions of Honeycomb.
We've heard rumors about Google and Motorola having a priority relationship when it comes to developing Android tablets, and now there's a little extra speculation to add to that murky picture. According to Mobile-Review, Google has picked Motorola's MOTOPAD as the debut device for Android 3.0; more specifically, Motorola's 7-inch version of the slate.
Rodman & Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar isn't just talking about BlackBerry tablets these days, he's also heard whisperings of Motorola getting into the sizeable slate business. According to The Street, Kumar is warning investors to expect a Motorola rival to the iPad in November 2010, with a 10-inch touchscreen display and running Google's Android 3.0 Gingerbread OS.
Could word have finally made it to Motorola that the world wants something new, not another RAZR clone? That certainly seems to be the case, given the news that the RAZR3 aka Ruby project has been cancelled. Based on Symbian UIQ, Motorola's shift away from that OS to Google's Android platform has seen the RAZR3 culled too.
LG has just formally announced what Google itself has revealed this week. LG's latest and classiest smartwatch is coming to town and it will be bringing with it all the goodness of the latest version of Android Watch. The LG Watch Urbane will begin its global rollout in South Korea this week, to be followed by North American, European, and Asian markets. And, since it's coming out just in time, it will already be landing with latest version of Android Wear and all it has to offer, including Wi-Fi connectivity and finger-drawn emojis.
While Apple wins in Hardware in the United States, Android wins in software. So says the most recent report on smart device usage in the United States. This week comScore has released their report mobile device usage in the month of February 2015 for the USA. This study showed the three month average starting in December of 2014, ending in February of 2015, and studied smartphone subscribers ages 13 and older. As you can probably guess already, Apple and their 2nd-place opponent Samsung are still neck-and-neck here in 2015 for hardware market share.
After its initial bout of fame, the Moto 360 has seemingly faded into the background, especially with the arrival of some pretty strong contenders. That's not to say that the Moto 360 has become any less the smartwatch darling that it was, but Motorola does need to step up a bit if it wants to stay on top. A successor to that smartwatch might already be in the works, as "accidentally" leaked last month. Now a new leak has come up claiming that the next Moto 360 will have a higher resolution screen.