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posted in May 2010
A software development kit will be released in June with support for touch-based handsets and tablets.
CEO Sanjay Jha tells investors Motorola is concentrating on the convergence of mobility and the home and 'nearly all' of his focus is on Android.
The optional hotspot, available in the 2011 edition of the A8 sedan, comes with WPA2 encryption and connectivity for up to eight mobile devices.
Verizon Wireless and Sprint both backed out of their commitments to sell the smartphone.
About 20 payment platforms and data services will be extended to developers via open APIs.
The Fathom is one of the last handsets to ship with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 before it is replaced by Windows Phone 7.
With a 5-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi, and Android under the hood, Dell's Streak takes aim at the iPad market.
The partnership integrates Yahoo's e-mail and instant-messaging services with Nokia's Ovi Internet platform.
Latest version features HTML5 video support and Facebook and Twitter integration.
The operating system codenamed Froyo, which is expected to include tethering capabilities, will be delivered to device makers 'in the coming weeks.'
The report suggests that the wireless market is more concentrated and less competitive than in recent years.
Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, and Volkswagen are on board with the technology specification for integrating mobile applications into automobiles.
Upgrading the smartphone to Google's Android OS 2.1will wipe contact info, text messages, and certain voicemails, Sprint says.
Nokia's Symbian operating system remains in the top spot, but Google's mobile platform grew 707 % compared to the same period last year.
Palm's thinnest smartphone to date targets social networking enthusiasts who want an affordable phone with a touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard.
The Kindle for Android app will be available on a limited number of mobile devices this summer.
The Wildfire runs on Android 2.1 and targets price-sensitive social media users.
PreCentral users reported problems downloading and updating apps from the Palm App Catalog.
Benchmark tests reportedly show the refreshed platform, codenamed Froyo, is 450% faster than Google's Android 2.1.
The HD system uses two small lenses that can simultaneously capture separate images to create synchronized, 720p video images.
The move pairs Ovi application services in the same business unit as Nokia's Symbian and MeeGo operating systems.
Billed as a compact messaging device, the Seek phone is aimed at the low end of the mobile market.
Strategy targets the competitive prepaid cell market, where voice lags behind SMS.
In a survey, AT&T subscribers reported that about 4.5% of their calls were dropped over the previous three months, far more than Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless.
The unified communications client connects directly with enterprise systems for mobile collaboration.
Online shoppers can find the discounted smartphone on Amazon, or they can pay $50 more and wait for Verizon to fill back orders for the device.