Google Buying Motorola For $12.5 Billion

Google Buying Motorola For $12.5 Billion

Google announced early on Monday morning that it will acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings, marking the Mountain View Company’s first major move into ownership rather than mere partnership in the smartphone hardware space and Google will acquire Motorola for approximately $40 per share in cash or around $12.5 billion dollars. Android will remain an open platform with Motorola as one of the licensee, so other Android device manufacturers don’t need to worry about it immediately and one of the main reasons for buying Motorola is to strengthen its patent portfolio, so that it can protect Android from patent wars…………

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HTC Going For Strategic Partnership And Investment With Beats Electronics

HTC Going For Strategic Partnership And Investment With Beats Electronics

HTC Corp. a global designer of mobile devices announced a strategic partnership and investment with Beats Electronics. For $300 million, HTC plans to up the ante in mobile audio with the expertise of Dr. Dre baked into its future handsets. The two fast-growing brands will focus on bringing high performance sound to HTC phones. The deal is set to befinal later this year. Checkout more details bellow in the press release.

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HTC Launched Portal HTCdev.com For Its Development Support Community

HTC Launched Portal HTCdev.com For Its Development Support Community

HTC has officially opened the doors to HTCDev.com, its new developer portal and the future home for all bootloader unlocking tools and HTCDev consists of guidance and tutorials for coding for HTC smartphones, as well as the HTC OpenSense SDK framework. Blair outlined that the development portal will offer SDK, tutorials, sample code, binaries, kernel source code and specific HTC APIs for use with the EVO 3D, and the HTC Pen SDK. The launch of HTCdev is an interesting move and by this developers now have access to a number of different tools which will allow them to create applications using the OpenSense platform………….

By On August 9, 2011 Respond
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HTC Bought Dashwire For User Data Backup Service

HTC Bought Dashwire For User Data Backup Service

HTC purchases DashwireHTC has announced the purchase of Dashwire, a Seattle-based company that provides cloud services for Android, Windows Mobile, and Symbian smartphones and the purchase ould be worth as much as $18.5 million, which is said to strengthen HTC’s cloud services, but could also provide much-needed patents to the Taiwanese company. Dashwire’s technology will make its way to the company’s HTCSense.com cloud service and Dashwire is paying Intellectual Ventures for access to patents that it can use to defend itself from further patent litigation…………..

By On August 8, 2011 Respond
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Now HTC Filed Lawsuit Against Apple In UK

Now HTC Filed Lawsuit Against Apple In UK

HTC is appealing a U.S. International Trade Commission preliminary ruling declaring some Apple mobile products didn’t violate patents held by S3 Graphics and it eemed as if the spat was coming to an end after HTC said it was open to negotiations after a U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled that HTC infringed two Apple patents…………..

By On August 3, 2011 Respond
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Apple Top In Global Smartphone Market, Samsung 2nd, Noika 3rd

Apple Top In Global Smartphone Market, Samsung 2nd, Noika 3rd

Apple has found itself at the top of the list of the world’s leading smartphone vendors and Apple is the became the largest smartphone vendor in terms of revenue and profits during the second quarter of 2011. Apple recently topped another list as well as it was named the number one maker for smartphones in June within the United States and IDC said the feature phone forecast isn’t expected to be any rosier in the future and the shipment growth of feature phones won ‘t exceed 1.1 percent in the coming years……………….

By On July 30, 2011 Respond
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Powermat Wireless Charging Solution For The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Available Now

Powermat Wireless Charging Solution For The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Available Now

Powermat,a leader in wireless charging, announced the availability of a dedicated wireless charging solution for the T-Mobile myTouch 4G. The Powermat solution for the myTouch 4G Slide will allow users to wirelessly charge their Smartphones by replacing the battery cover on the device with a Powermat receiver that mimics the look and feel of the smartphone’s original battery cover. The Powermat wireless charging solution for the myTouch 4G Slide will be sold exclusively by T-Mobile.

By On July 29, 2011 Respond
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Android Smartphones Released In 2011 Planned To Receive Android 2.3 Upgrade

Android Smartphones Released In 2011 Planned To Receive Android 2.3 Upgrade

AT&T’s entire line of 2011 smartphones will start receiving Gingerbread updates starting with the Motorola Atrix 4G and Samsung Captivate and every AT&T mobile phone introduced in 2011 will be receiving an upgrade from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3. Although Google released Android 2.3 in December, handset makers and carriers alike have been slow to push the software and only recently have new smartphones included Gingerbread out of the box and few have seen an upgrade to the new software. The delivery methods will vary from device to device depending on the file size, but most will be receiving over-the-air (OTA) updates when possible and there’s no hard details on the timing for everyone else……………

By On July 25, 2011 Respond
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HTC Salsa Replaced Facebook Button In China For Weibo Smartphone

HTC Salsa Replaced Facebook Button In China For Weibo Smartphone

Well this Smartphone may look like a HTC Salsa at first glance, if you look closer you’ll find there is a familiar little blue button has been replaced with one for Sina’s Weibo social networking service. The very first Weibo smartphone HTC Weike is a custom version of HTC Salsa. This Smartphone is baked-in Sina Weibo integration and other Sina web services like music and photo album. Considering that Weibo has around 150 million total users, and 50 million active monthly users.

By On July 25, 2011 Respond
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T-Mobile HTC Wildfire S Coming In August 3rd For $80

T-Mobile HTC Wildfire S Coming In August 3rd For $80

HTC Wildfire S is T-Mobile’s new budget smartphone, which is coming in August 3 and it is a 3G phone that offers Android Gingerbread (2.3) and the HTC Sense UI on a Qualcomm MSM7227 600MHz CPU, 512 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal storage, as well as Gorilla Glass to protect the touchscreen…………….

By On July 22, 2011 Respond
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Hulu Plus Android App Is Now playing On Four More Smartphones

Hulu Plus Android App Is Now playing On Four More Smartphones

Hulu Plus Android app is now playing on Evo 4G, Thunderbolt, myTouch 4G and G2. Three weeks ago, we announced our early rollout of Hulu Plus to six select Android smartphones. Now Hulu announce of adding four additional Android smartphones to our list of Hulu Plus-enabled devices, bringing the total to 10 supported devices.

By On July 14, 2011 Respond
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Gingerbread For Droid Incredible 2 Now Available

Gingerbread For Droid Incredible 2 Now Available

Verizon Wireless is now ready for offering Gingerbread to owners of the Droid Incredible 2. Customers who have the HTC handset can manually search for and download the Android 2.3 update, which also addresses random reboots and freezing applications.

By On July 13, 2011 Respond
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HTC Status Available On AT&T For 49.99 On A Two-Year Contract

HTC Status Available On AT&T For 49.99 On A Two-Year Contract

AT&T has finally announced the HTC Status on an official basis with many peering for a concrete release date, and they have not been disappointed. HTC’s Facebook-soaked Status finally has a release date: July 17th. The phone will sell for $49.99 on a two-year agreement, with that tally netting you a dedicated Facebook “Share” button that’ll allow photos / videos /websites to be instantly uploaded to your account.

By On July 12, 2011 Respond
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Apple Files Another Lawsuit Against HTC

Apple Files Another Lawsuit Against HTC

Apple and Samsung are currently embroiled in a lengthy lawsuit over the iPhone and several popular Android handsets and both manufacturers claim their other is infringing on their IP and are asking the courts to block/ban the import of the offending hardware. Apple took aim at smaller rival HTC with filling a claim with the International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban the sales of the competing smartphones and tablets, this is the second complaint against HTC with the ITC…………….

By On July 12, 2011 Respond
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Unlocked Bootloaders Coming Soon on Select HTC Phones

Unlocked Bootloaders Coming Soon on Select HTC Phones

The ongoing issue with HTC’s locked bootloaders looks to finally be coming to an end. The Taiwan based HTC, announced on their Facebook page that starting in August, select HTC smartphones will be receiving updates that will allow the user to unlock the device’s bootloader.

By On July 11, 2011 Respond
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