Data communications and telecoms equipment provider Motorola Solutions has agreed to buy rugged handheld device maker Psion for $200m (£128m) in cash.Motorola Solutions announced the deal on Friday.
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Google and Motorola have another fight on their hands. This time, arch rival Apple has won a court case forcing the Android maker to hand over roadmap and other data.
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Does mindshare translate into market share? Apple and RIM may hope so, based on a recent analysis of Twitter data about the Big 4 tablets, though Motorola and Samsung would not.
Motorola continues to roll out Android smartphones and the ones this year are taking advantage of the faster 4G data networks.
Intercepting mobile phone calls, and decrypting the data, can now be achieved using inexpensive equipment, according to security researcher Karsten Nohl.In a presentation at the Chaos Computer Congress (27C3) in Berlin on 28 December 2010, Nohl and fellow researcher Sylvain Munaut demonstrated how calls can be intercepted and decrypted using a Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) and inexpensive Motorola phones.
An HP acquisition, a settlement for a long-running dispute between Motorola and RIM and AT&T on a lonely limb are today's top headlines. Get the rolling posts, RSS, or email.
I am an ebook fan and like to have the same software across multiple platforms, which is why my preferred reader has been Mobipocket for a couple of years. eReader has been expanding on devices and just launched their Google Android software so now I am going to go all in with eReader. I have been using Shortcovers on my G1, but it requires a data connection to download pages as you read. eReader lets you read content stored right on your device so you can read while on an airplane, traveling in a tunnel, etc. This launch comes on the heels of the Motorola DROID launch and I think that device would be an amazing ebook reader with the beautiful large display.
The Victorian Government has extended its mobile data network (MDN) contract with Motorola until December 2014 in a deal worth $96 million.
Western Australia Police has inked a new contract with network hardware supplier Motorola that will see it more than double the size of its radio network and add mobile data capabilities.
Motorola introduced the new Motorola Rival messaging phone today for Verizon Wireless, offering a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, "touch key" interface and visual voicemail.The candybar phone, which is available today in a silver-and-red or purple-and-black finish, is intended for the multimedia-minded who aren't ready to pony up the cost and data plan commitment of a true smartphone.
One of the best camera feature phones I have ever tried was the Motorola ZINE ZN5 5-megapixel model from T-Mobile USA. T-Mobile may be trying to be the carrier with the best camera phones with the announcement today of the 8-megapixel Samsung Memoir SGH-t929. The Memoir is a full touch-screen phone similar in appearance to the Samsung Behold that has a 5-megapixel camera. The Memoir also supports T-Mobile USA's 1700 MHz 3G wireless data network, but does not have an integrated WiFi radio.
Sprint just issued a press release announcing that the Motorola Q is coming by mid-February as part of their Power Vision offerings. The Sprint Motorola Q is much more attractive than the Verizon offering since you can get unlimited data for as low as US$15 with Sprint while unlimited data from Verizon runs something like US$80 per month. My only hesitation with the Q though is that the next version of Windows Mobile, code-named Crossbow, is scheduled for a 2007 release and this Sprint offering may be coming a bit too late.
A new data network for the emergency services won't take off unless the Ministry of Defence starts sharing its spectrum, Motorola claims.
A new data network for the emergency services won't take off unless the MoD starts sharing its spectrum, Motorola claims
Motorola CIO Patricia Morrison explains how mission-critical data is delivered to company executives every morning over the Q smart phone.
IDC published the data on mobile handset sales in Western Europe in Q2 2005. Nokia led the market with 35% share, distantly followed by Samsung at 16% and Motorola at 15.
Researchers in Motorola Labs announced on Tuesday that their Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) technology can transmit data at speeds of up to 300Mbps
Hip-hop kingpin and Motorola partner Russell Simmons has some advice for cell phone companies: Data-based features like downloadable music are cool, but improving voice coverage is cooler.
Extended Systems, a Boise, Idaho-based company offering software that provides access to corporate data on mobile devices, said this week that Motorola will include Extended's technology on a new Linux-based cell phone. With the Motorola Deal, Extended Systems said its software will now be included on three of the top five cell phone makers; the others are Siemens and Sony Ericsson.
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