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Amid rumors of Android 5.0, Motorola cuts back on Ice Cream Sandwich updates

Rumor has it that Google is planning to announce a new version of Android in the second quarter of 2012, but that will likely leave a lot of Android users wondering, “Hey – what about Android 4.0?” Google first announced its latest and greatest version of the Android mobile platform, code nam ... Full Article »

February 16, 2012 2:13pm

Android likely to benefit from Google-Motorola deal

The jig is up. As the $12.5 billion Google-Motorola deal gained approval from the U.S. just hours after the European Union granted clearance, it’s becoming harder to believe the acquisition will have little impact on Android. Google insists the Motorola Mobility buy was a patent acquisition to def ... Full Article »

February 14, 2012 9:57am

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 comes with Android 4.0

Days ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung unveiled its latest tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). One of its most notable features is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, making it the newest version from the Galaxy Tab line initially introduced in 2010. Built around a 7-inch 1024x600 ... Full Article »

February 13, 2012 9:16am

Motorola blames hardware for slow ICS upgrades

In New York the other day, a stroller rolled onto the train tracks, passing directly in front of a man that could easily have grabbed the wayward carriage. It wasn’t until the sound of the stroller hitting the tracks, and a swarm of alert adults ran past him that he realized the gravity of the sce ... Full Article »

February 9, 2012 9:17am

Android tablets approach tipping point, mimic smartphone rise

Google’s winning smartphone strategy was to make Android open source and invite anyone and everyone to create a device for their mobile platform. It worked, as HTC, Motorola and others jumped on the opportunity to create smartphones to rival the iPhone. However, the market was reset when Apple rel ... Full Article »

January 26, 2012 8:56am

LG’s budget-friendly Android phone hits stores

Android devices are expected to surpass PC sales as soon as next year, if you believe the recent report from market analysis firm Asymco. The trend will likely be attributed in some part to a growing number of sub-$100 smartphones, which are expected to become extremely popular in developing and est ... Full Article »

January 21, 2012 12:00pm

Moto crushes Apple to cider in preliminary trade commission ruling

Chalk one up for the green robots. In its campaign to stomp Google’s  Android, Apple took a hit Friday at the hands of the U.S. International Trade Commission, CNET reported. In a preliminary decision, Apple has lost on its claim filed in 2010 against Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., which is b ... Full Article »

January 15, 2012 2:30pm

Android remains top OS; Motorola shares mobile plans

If you glance at the latest mobile report from ComScore, not much has changed since last quarter. People still love their Android devices, which have a 46.9 percent hold on the market compared to Apple’s 28.7 percent. That’s a slight increase from August to November, with Android going up 3.1 po ... Full Article »

December 30, 2011 9:29am

Motorola unveils two new Android tablets for U.S.

Motorola brings two new Android tablets to the market, the Droid Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1, each on Verizon’s LTE network. The manufacturer’s been particularly quiet on the US front, having already launched the Xoom 2 in the UK and Ireland, giving stateside consumers very little in the way of tablets ... Full Article »

December 10, 2011 1:00pm

GameStop, Acer Android tablets get prepped for holiday shopping

It’s November, which means we’re mere weeks away from Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season at large. It’s looking to be a great opportunity for Android tablet makers, as consumer tablet envy and improved devices promise to make for a more competitive market this year. Gam ... Full Article »

November 5, 2011 10:00am

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