Motorola Begins Bringing Linux To Market
Jan 8, 2007, 2:22 PM by (staff)
Motorola today announced two upgraded devices it hopes will bring Linux into the hands of mainstream users - even in the US. The company has also announced it will launch another music-focused series series of phones, this time focusing on integration with Windows Media.
- RIZR Z6: a sleeker take on the RIZR Z3, the Z6 has an angular glossy look to it. Has all the same features as the Z3, including quad-band GSM/EDGE, 2 Megapixel camera with flash, stereo Bluetooth and MicroSD slot. However the Z6 now runs Motorola's Linux-Java platform and features a music player with tight integration into Windows Media Player 11. Due out in some countries this quarter.
- Ming EDGE: An update to the A1200 Ming sold in Asia, this version has the same look but adds quad-band GSM and EDGE to the touch-screen based smartphone. The Ming also features stereo Bluetooth, a 2 Megapixel camera, MicroSD slot and new software that allows you to write words in your native language on the screen and have the Ming speak them in another language.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.
LG Kicks Off CES with K Series Camera-Focused Phones
LG today announced the K Series, a new range of smartphones that prioritizes advanced photography features. The first two phones in the K Series are the K10 and K7.
Motorola Droid Turbo Boasts 48-Hour Battery Life
Motorola and Verizon Wireless today announced the Droid Turbo, a high-end handset that claims to offer two days of battery life. The Droid Turbo's design is in keeping with Droids past and comes in several finishes, including metallic fiber and ballistic nylon.
Motorola Debuts the Entry-Level Moto C and Moto C Plus
Motorola today unveiled two low-cost Android smartphones, the Moto C and Moto C Plus (pictured). Both phones are intended to serve as entry-level handsets for first time and/or cost-conscious buyers.
Ming in America?
I already lost the iPhone to Cingular. Ming for T-mobile!