Posts From Scott Webster

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Motorola Suing Former Executive Who Took Apple Job

Motorola is suing a former executive for allegedly violating a non-compete agreement. Mike Fenger quit Motorola in March as senior VP of mobile devices for Europe, Middle East and Africa

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Trying to Unring a Bell

There’s a rather big stink right now concerning an interview we conducted with Mr. Orion a few weeks ago. Here’s a quick recap of what happened for any of you

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As Usual, Some Tech Bloggers Are Getting it Wrong

There’s a pretty big stink right now about Google letting the top 50 entrants from the Android Developers Challenge get advance use of the latest Android SDK. A lot of

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Apple Could Fall Victim to Android Like They Did to Microsoft in the 80’s

There’s an interesting commentary over at EETimes by Rick Merritt. The piece is called “Apple should clone the iPhone” and echoes a lot of the same sentiment I have in

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Google Working on “Branded Mobile Phone” After All? [UPDATE]

Call this one “The Rumor That Wouldn’t Die”. It seems like every few weeks a new rumor sprouts up regarding Google and an actual gPhone. We’re pretty skeptical folks here

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What is Google Lively and Why Does it Matter?

This week saw yet another Google product hit the virtual streets. This one, Lively, is one of those 20 per cent time projects. You know, the pet projects that Google

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Have a Mobile Trick You Want to Share? Put it on YouTube

Google Mobile launched a dedicated channel on YouTube last month called Mobile Tricks. It’s for all of you guys and gals out there who have something fun, cool, or funny

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T-Mobile 3G Network Ramping up to Coincide with Dream Release?

There’s a rumor running around the blogosphere that T-Mobile is fast at work on the 3G network for major rollout in the 4th quarter. We’re talking about cities and markets

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Google Talk for iPhone Shows Apple SDK Restrictions

A few days ago, Google released the official Google Talk app for the iPhone and it’s not exactly what you would expect. The problem I found with it was that

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Sony Ericsson and Android – Piecing Things Together or Just Throwing Darts?

Let’s have a little bit of fun today, shall we? I was inspired to put this together after reading something from The Motley Fool yesterday. Anders Bylund’s article (Popping the

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WIRED Article Details Android’s Long Term Goals

There’s an article in July’s issue of Wired that goes pretty in-depth with Google, Android, and all things related. It’s a nice big read along the lines of 5,000 words.

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For the Last Time, There is No Delay

Wow, I could spend the rest of my day putting out fires. It looks like every tech site and cellular blog on the internet is reporting on the “news” that

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My First 48 Hours with the Samsung Instinct

I’ve had a chance to play with the device over the last two days and get a feel for the phone. Outside of my normal 40 hour work week and

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Would it be Too Much to Ask for Some Answers?

We’re coming up on the second half of 2008 and now only months away from the first Android handsets. So why do we know so little? There are 4 handset

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What Happens After iPhone 2.0 Comes Out?

It happens with every new product release. After what seems like months of anticipation and hype, a device comes out and people begin thinking about its successor.