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Topic: Motorola

Apple's iPad commands 1% of all web traffic after just one year

07/04/2011, 07:07 pm

A new report indicates the iPad now holds a 1 percent share of global web browsing, more than 50 times greater than its closest competitor.

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Broad multitouch patent granted to Apple seen as 'huge blow' to rivals

06/22/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple this week was awarded an iPhone-related patent first filed in December of 2007, a victory that intellectual property experts believe will be significant.

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With more than $70B in cash, Apple could buy Nokia, RIM, HTC & Motorola

06/17/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple's cash is expected to top $70 billion at the conclusion of its current fiscal quarter, a sum so massive it could buy out rivals Nokia, Research in Motion, HTC and Motorola Mobility, according to a new analysis.

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Apple's iPhone passes RIM's BlackBerry in US smartphone usage

06/03/2011, 03:06 pm

While the iPhone has outsold Research in Motion's BlackBerry line for some time now, a new survey found that Apple's handset has now surpassed RIM in terms of active U.S. users.

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Apple's iPhone ranks in middle of pack for radiation

06/03/2011, 02:06 am

As concerns grow over the potential negative health effects of cell phone radiation, Apple's iPhones have been noted as producing average amounts of radiation, while several Motorola handsets are rated as emitting the most.

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JP Morgan: Apple's iPad rivals reduce build plans after 'early dose of reality'

06/01/2011, 03:06 am

A new investor report from J.P. Morgan on Wednesday indicates that Apple's competitors in the tablet market have reduced their build plans after receiving an "early dose of reality" in the form of lackluster sales.

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Skyhook filings detail Google's tight control of Android platform

05/12/2011, 05:05 pm

A lawsuit by Skyhook Wireless alleging patent infringement and business interference by Google has resulted in the release of large amounts of documentation detailing the Android-maker's tactics in maintaining control over its ostensibly open platform.

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Previous-gen Apple iPad, iPhone 3GS often outsell new Android devices

05/09/2011, 09:05 am

Older Apple iOS products sold at a discounted price, like the iPhone 3GS and first-generation iPad, are often more popular than newer devices running the Google Android operating system, a new report claims.

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82% of US tablet market owned by Apple's iPad, The Daily loses $10M

05/05/2011, 12:05 pm

A new survey of U.S. tablet owners found that 82 percent of users have Apple's iPad. Also, the heavily hyped iPad-only publication The Daily generated 800,000 downloads and lost $10 million in its first quarter.

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Competitors to Apple's iPad risk issues with excess inventory

05/04/2011, 11:05 am

A large number of companies hope to take on Apple's iPad with their own tablets later this year, but the sheer number of options and limited consumer interest may lead to excess inventory.

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Lower-than-expected Xoom sales prompt Apple iPad competitors to delay tablets

04/15/2011, 12:04 pm

A slow start for the Motorola Xoom tablet has reportedly convinced manufacturers to delay the release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb-based tablets as they hope to compete with Apple's iPad.

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'Unstable performance' of Android 3.0 seen as benefit to Apple's iPad

04/08/2011, 03:04 pm

Tablet makers who craft their own mobile operating system -- particularly Apple and its iOS -- stand to gain from the "unstable performance" of Google's tablet-centric Android 3.0, codenamed Honeycomb.

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Motorola's iPad-rival "Xoom" tablet sales slashed to 100,000 units

04/06/2011, 01:04 pm

Google's flagship Android 3.0 Honeycomb competitor to Apple's iPad appears to have failed at launch, with Motorola Xoom sales estimated by Deutsche Bank to have reached just 100,000 units, a figure far lower than initial projections of failure from Morgan Stanley and RBC.

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Consumer Reports ranks Apple's iPad 2 best tablet on the market

04/05/2011, 12:04 pm

In a comparison of 10 tablet devices, Consumer Reports ranked Apple's iPad 2 the best product available, in contrast to its controversial refusal to endorse the iPhone 4.

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PC sales start slow in 2011 while market is 'usurped' by Apple's iPad

04/05/2011, 08:04 am

Following a blockbuster start to sales for Apple's iPad 2, sources in the Far East PC supply chain have reportedly indicated that PC sales have seen "weak demand" to start 2011.

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Apple's A5 processor could pave way for larger chip trend

04/01/2011, 09:04 pm

Despite sharing similar specifications, Apple's bigger A5 System on a Chip processor used in the iPad 2 has posted better performance than Nvidia's Tegra 2 chip, causing one analyst to believe that Apple is leading a trend toward larger, faster mobile processors.

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Cheaper iPhone could give Apple control of China's smartphone market

03/30/2011, 09:03 am

A new survey shows that Apple is poised to capitalize on an explosion in sales of 3G smartphones in China, with the iPhone the most popular option, though lower prices could give it the lion's share of sales.

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Google closes Android 3.0 Honeycomb source to prevent use on smartphones

03/24/2011, 09:03 pm

Google has closed availability of the source code to Android 3.0 Honeycomb, explaining that the tablet-oriented software was not ready for use on smartphones and that the company didn't want outside developers or enthusiasts experimenting with it in unauthorized ways.

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Motorola hedging Android bet with new web-based OS

03/23/2011, 11:03 pm

Motorola Mobility, which has been Google's only major licensee fully committed to Android, is now working on a new web-based mobile operating system apparently intended to give it more control over its future, enraging Android advocates anew just weeks after Nokia opted against adopting Google's mobile OS.

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Motorola not planning orders for iPad-competing Xoom past June - report

03/22/2011, 03:03 pm

Motorola will reportedly reduce orders for its Xoom tablet starting in the second quarter of 2011, and no orders are apparently scheduled past June, suggesting a Xoom successor and newer competitor to Apple's iPad 2 is already in the works.

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