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Nice piece by Pearce on Motorola
January 25, 2008, 8:11 am
Filed under: cellular, James Quintana Pearce, mobile, Motorola, Nokia, Samusng

Nice piece in MocoNews by James Quintana Pearce today, “Motorola Doesn’t Need Another Hit Phone”. He argues that pundits who blame Motorola’s state on the lack of a hit phone are missing the point. Success in the industry has been driven by depth and variety in the product line, not a single hit phone.

Worth a read here….



Google kicks off the Open Handset Alliance
November 5, 2007, 2:16 pm
Filed under: cellular, Google, Gphone, HTC, Microsoft, mobile, Motorola, Samsung

Google today announced its much anticipated cell phone strategy. Instead of competing with cell phone manufacturers, Google plans to provide the software to run on handsets manufactured by some of the worlds leading cell phone manufacturers including Motorola, HTC and Samsung, with additional partners anticipated in the future. There will be no Google phone or GPhone, rather, Google with license the software for free to handset manufacturers to encourage them to develop mobile computing and communications platforms that will surpass the Symbian and Windows Mobile smartphones that are currently available on the market.

Consumer electronics hype junkies will be disappointed, but may change their mind when the new handsets start rolling out in the second half of next year.



Nokia Introduces Stylish Prism Collection
August 7, 2007, 1:22 pm
Filed under: 7500, 7900, cellular, media, mobile, Nokia, Prism Series

The Nokia 7900 and 7500 are style conscious phones targeted to capture an audience just below the ‘cost is no object’ luxury crowd. The phones have a unique diamond shaped key design with matching etchings on the body, and sharp, clean lines all around.

The phones are full featured music players with MP3, AAC+ and WMA codecs and 1G of built in storage.

The new line can be found at its own microsite NokiaPrismcollection.com



Wouldn’t give up my mobile phone for a million pounds…
June 22, 2007, 11:14 am
Filed under: cellular, media, mobile

Having lost my main phone in NYC last night, I can really appreciate the findings in this survey. According to research carried out by the Carphone Warehouse and the London School of Economics, one in three people aged 16 to 24 would not give up their mobile phone for a million pounds.

read more | digg story



Podcast.com and Motorola
May 16, 2007, 8:53 am
Filed under: cellular, media, mobile, Motorola, podcasting, Podcasts, Symbian, Technology and Gadgets

Big news this week at Podcast.com!
Yesterday Podcast.com and Motorola announced that they are partnering to bring podcasts to high end Motorola phones including the new Motorola MotoRizr Z8, Motorola’s first new Symbian phone with incredible video and audio capabilities.
Motorola LogoPodcast.com Logo

The announcements are here: Motorola’s Press Release on the Z8 and Media partners including Podcast.com

and here: Podcast.com’s Press Release
The MotoRizr Z8 “Media Monster”