Motorola and Huawei Settle Nokia Siemens Spat
Motorola Solutions and Huawei today announced that they've reached an agreement over the transfer of Huawei's intellectual property to Nokia Siemens Networks. Motorola is selling a portion of its wireless networking business to Nokia Siemens. Huawei sued the companies to block the sale, as Huawei feared that Motorola would transfer intellectual property owned by Huawei to its rival Nokia Siemens as part of the deal. The companies have agreed that Motorola Solutions can transfer its commercial agreements with Huawei to Nokia Siemens for a fee. Nokia Siemens may receive and use that intellectual property to service the networks Motorola deployed using Huawei’s products and technologies. The acquisition is still being reviewed by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, but has received regulatory approval from the U.S. government.
Hands On with the Huawei SnapTo
Huawei's newest phone - announced this morning - is an affordable, mass-market Android phone that Huawei is selling unlocked in the U.S. It's compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile, including 4G LTE.
Hands On with Huawei Nova Plus
Huawei churned out two mid-range handsets in Berlin, the Nova and Nova Plus. The phones share most features, but the Plus is a bit bigger thanks to the larger screen and battery.
Review: Huawei Ascend Mate 2
The Ascend Mate 2 from Huawei represents an interesting choice. This big-screened Android smartphone isn't being sold by US carriers, but it is available unlocked and on the cheap from Huawei itself.
Consumer Cellular Picks Up the ZTE Avid 916 and Moto G5 Plus
Consumer Cellular recently added the ZTE Avid 916 and Motorola Moto G5 Plus to its roster of Android-based smartphones. The Avid 916 (pictured), a variant of the ZTE Grand / Champ, includes a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.3 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor, and 8 GB of internal storage.