Motorola Will Not Support Windows Mobile 6.5
Today Motorola stood by previous statements that it plans to support "two strategic platforms" when it comes to its smartphone devices. When asked directly, Motorola's Christy Wyatt said that Motorola is waiting for the next generation of platform software from Microsoft before it will begin making Windows Mobile devices again. It will not be adopting nor making any devices running Windows Phone 6.5. Android counts as one of the strategic platforms that Motorola is supporting.
Motorola Pushing Lollipop to Moto X and Moto G
Motorola today said that owners of the second-generation Moto X and Moto G handsets can update their phones to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Motorola has made Lollipop available to the Moto X Pure Edition, Moto G GSM (U.S.), and Moto G GSM (Global) retail versions sold in the U.S.
Windows 10 to Run Android and iOS Apps
Microsoft today said Windows 10 devices will be able to run Android applications. According to Microsoft, developers will be able to reuse Java and C++ code to run Android apps in an Android subsystem on Windows 10 devices.
Lenovo Completes Acquisition of Motorola
Google has completed its sale of Motorola to Lenovo. Google first announced plans to sell Motorola in January.
Motorola Owes Microsoft $14.5 Million Over Patent Spat
An appeals court has sided with Microsoft and upheld a 2013 verdict that says Motorola has to pay Microsoft for refusing to license standard-essential patents at fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory rates. This particular case began in 2010, when Microsoft sued Motorola for failing to pay it patent-licensing fees for technology found in Motorola's Android smartphones.
No Moto R? I have been waiting for the upgrade to the Moto Q! :sarcasm:
Even with all the hype of new devices brought to the table, most are still lacking key essential elements that WinMo has been providing for years. The multi-tasking is still not taken seriously. I really don't know how someone can overlook the running multiple apps at once. I find this a crucial part of productivity for business, and even in standard use. Running one app taking a call and then returning to the app is a joy.
In my opinion, I have no problem with WinMo having a better looking UI slapped over it as long as I have the power of accessing WinMo when needed. It may not be attractive or a want for the generation of Blin...
who cares! Motorola sucks!
and when i used to use motorola, the battery wont last half a day!
Quick, someone get Microsoft some ice...
Next step will be no more Win Mobile phones at all...