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Xoom, Atrix struggling in iPad-dominated world

It’s probably too early to say, but that isn’t stopping analysts from calling the game already: The Motorola Xoom tablet and Atrix smartphone are disappointing at best, flops at worst. According to a story from PC World, analyst James Faucette of Pacific Crest told Forbes the sales numbers of t ... Full Article »

April 6, 2011 3:20pm

Amazon Android apps to drive down pricing?

Is Amazon (AMZN) launching an Android app store to compete with Google’s (GOOG) own? The beauty of Android is its diversity, with an open platform enabling manufacturers and publishers to develop custom interfaces and products for consumers. But Amazon, known for its competitive pricing strategy, ... Full Article »

March 18, 2011 11:00am

Motorola XOOM drops price, relies on Android to grow market

Hot on the heels of the new iPad 2 launch, Motorola is planning to offer a Wi-Fi only version of its Xoom tablet complete with a price drop. Also, smartphone maker HTC will introduce its 4G-powered Thunderbolt on the Verizon network tomorrow. Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi for $599 Motorola (MMI) has dropped ... Full Article »

March 16, 2011 10:16am

PlayStation 2 games appear to be coming to Android

Some good news for gamers! A Eurogamer report states that according to computer video component maker NVIDIA, PlayStation 2 games will eventually come to the Android platform. Apparently, NVIDIA recently updated its Tegra Zone app to include an announcement about upcoming games on Sony’s PlayS ... Full Article »

March 11, 2011 4:30pm

These 20 Android apps shine on the Motorola Xoom

Tapping into Android apps on the Motorola Xoom tablet literally introduces a new dimension to Google’s mobile operating experience. While the distinction between apps on tablets and smartphones on Android devices is less pronounced than what exists between the iPad and iPhone (as well as the iPod ... Full Article »

March 5, 2011 6:00am

Samsung working on improving Galaxy Tab after seeing new iPad

Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs called out Samsung (005930.KS) and its Galaxy Tab during his keynote address, citing sales figures that put the Galaxy Tab at about 2 million shipped units and using a quote from Samsung VP Lee Young-hee that seemed to concede that few Galaxies actually made it into custo ... Full Article »

March 4, 2011 2:18pm

Despite some deficits, Xoom makes impressive showing

Xoom, the new tablet computer from Motorola (MMI), had its moment in sun Thursday as it was unveiled for Verizon Wireless (VZ). Verizon has been making big news as it added the iPhone from (AAPL) earlier this month to a lineup that already included a strong Android phone portfolio from Moto and oth ... Full Article »

February 25, 2011 7:34am

Motorola’s Xoom tab represents first viable iPad alternative

Despite a few checks against it in the run-up to its launch, Motorola’s (MMI) Xoom hit store shelves today, signalling the first major retaliation from the Google (GOOG) Android camp against Apple’s (AAPL) tablet dominance. Reviews coming in from tech pundits around the web suggest the Xoom is ... Full Article »

February 24, 2011 12:50pm

Motorola Xoom first impressions, Android fires up tablet wars

The Motorola (MMI) Xoom, the first Android device to run the tablet-specific Honeycomb 3.0, has officially become available in stores, kick-starting the next battle in the tablet war. First impressions are on the positive side, but the question of whether or not the Xoom will be a true contender for ... Full Article »

February 24, 2011 10:06am

Apple’s iPad 2 announcement strategically targets Xoom

The Motorola (MMI) Xoom, a flagship Android tablet and the first to carry the new Honeycomb 3.0 OS specifically designed for tablets, hits store shelves tomorrow -- and today, Apple (AAPL) fired off invitations to a press event it’s holding next week that hints at an iPad announcement. Tricksy mo ... Full Article »

February 23, 2011 3:46pm


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