Archive of posts filed under the Motorola category.

Moto X launched, first Google/Motorola device

Via The Verge, Motorola/Google launched the Moto X smartphone. So this is the first device from Google after the acquisition of Motorola Mobility.


Moto X device? Motorola Google phone

Via Verge, looks like the first images of the announced Moto X are out. This is the first device coming out on August 1st from Motorola/Google.


Google becomes a phone maker: Morotola Mobility

So the deal is done, Google purchased Morotola Mobility.
Now Google can make phones with their own OS, Android. Looks like that a direct competitor to Apple is born and that frangmentation of the Android OS might be lower over time.

1Billion app downloads over the Holidays!

Via EngadgetMobile, looks like mobile application usage is exploding since over the holidays there were more than 1 Billion downloads on the various mobile application stores.
These are impressive numbers but also pose a challange for developers. On one side is a great opportunity but on the other is a very difficult business to be in.

AIR 3 and Flash 11 available from the Android Market

AIR 3 and Flash 11 are available for your PC but also for your Android device. Just downloaded and installed on my Nexus One and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
Here are the information on all AIR 3 changes which are quite a lot !

Google Android 550000 phones per day and Android Market 250000 apps

Via IntoMobile, yestarday Google has its quaterly earnings and showed some interesting statistics about Android:

550000 activated devices per day
250000 apps in Android Market

Also here some more infos:

The official number of Android applications in the market is 250,000 – this doesn’t include third-party app stores
There have been over 6 billion application downloads from the Android Market [...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 3 Android App Stores

Today I installed the 3rd App Store on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Android Market
Samsung Apps
Amazon Appstore (this is why it might make sense)

Will try to make a video on the last 2 app stores.

Why would you want to have 3 app stores on your device? Well many times app store have promotions on premium contnet [...]

Video: Google I/O – Android Market for Developers

If you are publishing content to the Android Market make sure to watch this video from Google I/O.


Google I/O: Android news

Yestarday and today is Google I/O conference days. There are a lot of news from the conference and many updates to the Android ecosystem.
Here some stats from yestaday keynote:

400k Android devices activated daily
200k apps in Android Market
3.5 Billion apps downloads

Also there were many more news like the Android Accessories APIs which look very cool to [...]

Flash Player 10.2 available for download on Android Market

Via Adobe blog, the Flash Player 10.2 is now available for download from Android Market.
The GA release is available for Android 2.2 (Froyo), 2.3 (Gingerbread) and Android 3.0.1+,
Improvements include:

Performance enhancements to take advantage of new hardware in both Android 3.0.1+ tablets, as well as [...]

Adobe AIR 2.6 for Android available

Adobe AIR 2.6 for Android is now available in the Google Market.
Here some information from Adobe about the release:
Adobe is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Adobe AIR 2.6 for Android smartphones and tablets.  AIR 2.6 for Android adds support for Android 3.0 and the latest Android tablet devices – including the [...]