CES 2012

CES 2012: Motorola planning fewer phones in 2012

Motorola will launch fewer smartphone models in 2012 than it did in 2011. The move will allow the company to focus its marketing dollars on fewer initiatives. Speaking at a roundtable meeting with reporters, Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha explained that “a lot of products that are roughly the same doesn’t drive the market to a new place.” For example, Motorola […]

CES 2012: Huawei MediaPad to begin shipping with Android 4.0

Huawei first launched its MediaPad, a 7-inch tablet, back in June 2011. It was among the first to ship with Android 3.2. The company this week announced that it will continue to ship the MediaPad but will preload it with Android 4.0 starting this quarter. It will also offer an Android 4.0 OTA update for existing MediaPads. Huawei also announced […]

CES 2012: Toshiba to launch 13.3-inch tablet in U.S. this year

Are you finding that your 10.1-inch tablet is a little small? Toshiba could soon have a solution for you. The manufacturer is planning to launch a 13.3-inch tablet in the U.S. this year. Toshiba gave little additional information about the tablet. A demo unit was on display at CES 2012 showing a home automation control interface. The unnamed tablet is […]

CES 2012: Next Apple iPhone headed to T-Mobile with AWS support?

The technical issues that prevented T-Mobile to offer the iPhone in the past could be resolved by the time the iPhone 5 is launched. In separate interviews, both T-Mobile’s CEO Philipp Humm and CTO Neville Ray suggested that the next chipset Apple will use will support AWS. They both acknowledge that whether they can reach a deal with Apple if […]

CES 2012: Verizon announces DROID 4 and DROID RAZR MAXX

Verizon DROID 4

Verizon Wireless announced two new DROID devices at CES 2012. Both are based on the DROID RAZR which Verizon unveiled this past October. The DROID 4 is the latest iteration of the DROID QWERTY slider smartphone with LTE and updated specifications. The DROID RAZR MAXX is essentially a thicker DROID RAZR and offers a battery that promises to “let customers […]

CES 2012: Intel and Motorola sign mobile partnership

Intel and Motorola yesterday announced a new partnership that will see Motorola develop Android devices powered by Intel Atom processors. The “multi-year, multi-device strategic relationship” will cover both smartphones and tablets. “When great silicon and software technology meets great mobile and design innovation, amazing things can happen,” said Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini. “Our long-term relationship with Motorola Mobility […]