Motorola’s Banking on Android, 8 OPhones Due in 2010

The Cliq is coming in a matter of weeks, but Motorola has no intention of stopping there. The former king of mobile is looking for a comeback and is betting Android is the Moses that leads them back to the Promised Land.

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March of the Droids

On my morning commute today, I happened to be catching up on podcasts from last week.  Engadget’s podcast is a must for tech geeks and AndroidGuys alike.  I was astounded to hear out of twenty-one topics that eight of them were Android focused.  Now mind you, this is a broadly focused ...

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Rumor: Verizon’s Third Android Device to Act as a “MiFi” Personal WiFi Router

It’s pretty much a done deal that the Motorola Sholes and HTC Desire are going to be Verizon’s first two handsets but what about the third one?  According to information passed to Unstrung, the third handset will be manufactured by a smaller company and will be able to act as a ...

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The Great Equalizer

HTC, Samsung, Motorola, LG, the list is growing.  Manufacturers are opening their eyes to something you and I embraced long ago, Android is the NOW mobile platform.  I’m excited to see the hardware that evolves around the best mobile platform.  Heck, I even wrote an article about what ...

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Android Around the World: UK Edition

We tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on US news, but we’re seeing a growing interest coming from our international readership.  As Android grows, so will the news from abroad.  Some of what comes across our desk doesn’t necessarily merit an entire post but is still worth ...

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Running MOTOBLUR on my G1

I opened Twitter today and I saw a newly minted link to the XDA site for the MOTOBLUR ROM.  Thanks LeakDroid!  Actually, out of the various CyanogenMods, Hero, and other ROMs, this was the easiest to get up and running on my T-Mobile G1.  Except for some small problems, (WiFi and Bluetooth ...

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Free Motorola CLIQ? Yes, Please!

I just want to share this quick tip with you guys and gals. I was checking my T-Mobile account and noticed that there’s a sweepstakes that is going on to instantly win a brand-shiny new CLIQ. All you need to do is to register at this link and keep your fingers crossed. The phone sure... ...

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Around the Androidosphere: CTIA Edition

There doesn’t seem to be a shortage of Android news any longer!  After going months with little to report on, action packed weeks like this one are what we’ve been waiting for! Here are some bits and pieces from the CTIA trade show going on in San Diego that are definitely worth ...

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Motorola Tao Gets Release Date, Full Specs Coming Together

A super secret document made its way into the hands of Taylor and company over at AndroidAndMe which outlines the plans for Motorola’s Tao handset.  We’re being treated to some insider information that sheds light on what to expect from both Motorola and Verizon.  This phone ...

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Android Will Make Verizon Relevant

Wired Gadget Lab recently said what a lot of people are thinking: Why does Verizon “have the worst smartphones?” Verizon’s take? “Customers don’t care about phones. They care about the network and our network is the best.” Ok, so they didn’t really say ...

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Motorola’s “Derivative Version” of Android

The MOTODEV podcast popped up in my Google Listen “Android” search results today, and I heard something really interesting in this week’s edition. Jason Warren, part of Motorola’s software product management team, talked about the Cliq and in general about what Moto is ...

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Detailed Look at Motorola Cliq

The fine folks at T3 are among the first to really get their hands on the upcoming Motorola CLIQ/DEXT handset.  They’re big fans of the MOTOBLUR interface and the widgets that come with it.  They do compare it to HTC Sense but not in great detail.

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Motorola and T-Mobile’s Common Agenda

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha said yesterday that the company was in negotiations with all of the major US carriers to bring Android devices to their networks  Their first offering, the Motorola Cliq, was unveiled last week at Mobilize ’09.  Rumored to be dropping it November, it marks the ...

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Three Reasons the Cliq Will Click with Consumers

The press ink is not even dry after the Motorola Cliq was announced this past week and there is already talk of the Cliq’s failure.  Here are my top three reasons I believe this device will be a hit for T-Mobile and beyond:

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Motorola Cliq to Drop in October

According to TMONews, we’ll be seeing pre-orders for the Motorola Cliq on October 19th. That is provided the marketing collateral is to be considered final. Assuming it is right, tack another 2-3 weeks on top and you have your release date. That’s pretty much the way they handled ...

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