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Topic: Motorola

Verizon leak shows Motorola's iPad challenger priced at $799

01/21/2011, 10:01 pm

A possible leak of Verizon's 'minimum advertised price' for the unreleased Motorola Xoom tablet lists a $799.99 price tag for the device, $70 more than a comparable iPad.

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1M BlackBerry PlayBooks, Wikipedia founder calls App Store 'dangerous,' iPad 2 cameras

01/14/2011, 12:01 am

A report out of the Far East claims volume production of Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will reach 1 million shipments in the first quarter of 2011, while Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales criticized Apple's App Store as "very dangerous" and a threat to Internet freedom. Finally, more evidence that cameras are coming to Apple's second-generation iPad has been discovered in the iOS 4.3 beta.

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CES: Analysts grow skeptical of iPad competitors due to iTunes

01/07/2011, 03:01 pm

Two analysts monitoring the tablet extravaganza at CES have issued reports indicating that euphoria about new tablets outside of Apple's iPad may fall short of expectations because those products lack the iPad's extensive App Store software library and access to the wide range of media in the "digital ecosystem" of iTunes.

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CES: Motorola to challenge Apple's iPad, iPhone with Xoom tablet, new Android smartphones

01/05/2011, 08:01 pm

During a press event Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show, the newly spun off Motorola Mobility officially unveiled a challenger to the iPad in the form of its Xoom tablet, which will be the first to run Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and showed off new competition for the iPhone in the form of the Atrix 4G Android-based smartphone.

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HTC files for "Scribe" iPad competitor tablet trademark

12/30/2010, 10:12 pm

A newly filed trademark from Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC revealed the company may be working on a tablet computer named the "HTC Scribe," in hopes of challenging Apple's wildly successful iPad.

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Motorola hypes its tablet by calling Apple's iPad a 'giant iPhone'

12/20/2010, 03:12 pm

Motorola on Monday released a teaser video to hype its own tablet, set to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, and also put down Apple's iPad, calling it a "giant iPhone."

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Paul Allen's lawsuit against Apple dismissed, Allen to refile

12/12/2010, 11:12 pm

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen's lawsuit against Apple and 10 other major tech companies hit a snag Friday when a judge dismissed the complaint for being too vague in its allegations. Allen has until Dec. 28 to file an amended complaint.

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RIM's BlackBerry rapidly lost Verizon share to Android

12/10/2010, 05:12 pm

Just over a year ago, Research in Motion's BlackBerry made up more than 90 percent of Verizon's smartphone sales. Its share is now below 20 percent, thanks to the heavily promoted launch of Android smartphones on the carrier.

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Google VP shows off prototype Android-based Motorola tablet

12/06/2010, 11:12 pm

Andy Rubin, the mastermind behind Google's Android mobile operating system, demoed a prototype Android-based tablet from Motorola on Monday at this week's D: Dive Into Mobile Conference.

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Apple adds 12 more patents to lawsuit against Motorola

12/04/2010, 01:12 am

Apple has amended its lawsuit against Motorola to include 12 more patents, bringing the total count of patents that Apple accuses Motorola of violating to 24, while Motorola alleges that Apple has infringed on 18 of its patents.

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As world's most-sued tech company, Apple is forced to 'lawyer up'

11/29/2010, 09:11 am

Apple, the most-sued technology company in the world since after the iPhone was released, is stocking up on lawyers for patent battles with rivals Nokia, HTC and Motorola.

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ITC to investigate Apple's patent case against Motorola

11/23/2010, 09:11 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission formally announced Tuesday that it is launching an investigation into Motorola smartphones in response to Apple's allegations that Motorola violated several multi-touch related patents.

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Study says Apple's iPhone 4 most reliable, most fragile smartphone

11/10/2010, 01:11 am

A recent study of over 50,000 smartphones has concluded that Apple's iPhone has the fewest malfunctions, but is particularly at risk to accidental drop-related damage.

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Apple countersues Motorola over multi-touch iPhone patents

10/30/2010, 02:10 pm

As expected, Apple has responded to a patent suit from Motorola with its own legal action, accusing the company of violating six patents related to multi-touch features found in the iPhone.

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Apple's Steve Jobs slams Google, RIM, rival tablet makers

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

In a surprise appearance during the company's quarterly earnings call, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs hailed the success of the iPhone and Pod while painting a bleak outlook for RIM's Blackberry smartphones, Google's fragmented Android smartphone platform, and the coming trickle of 7inch tablets.

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Motorola seeks to invalidate 11 Apple iPhone-related patents

10/17/2010, 04:10 pm

Handset maker Motorola has taken preemptive legal action against rival Apple in asking a court to invalidate 11 iPhone-related patents.

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Motorola sues Apple for alleged patent infringement

10/06/2010, 03:10 pm

Motorola announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Motorola Mobility Inc., filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, accusing the iPhone, iPod touch and certain Macs infringe on patents.

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Antennagate hits Verizon's Android Motorola Droid 2

08/15/2010, 09:08 pm

Apple's efforts to describe the antenna problems associated with iPhone 4 as an engineering issue facing all phone makers is getting a little help from Motorola, which has released Droid 2 to a series of complaints from users regarding poor signal.

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Online dating service finds iPhone owners have more sex partners

08/11/2010, 10:08 am

Owners of Apple's iPhone on average have more sex partners by age 30 than those who own other handsets, and the iPhone takes more attractive photos than competing smartphones, a survey of users of an online dating service has found.

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Android tops BlackBerry, iPhone grows in US smartphone OS share

08/04/2010, 02:08 pm

Google Android ousted Research in Motion's BlackBerry platform as the top-selling smartphone operating system in the U.S. for June quarter, while Apple's iPhone -- available in just two models and on one carrier -- took third.

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