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The Great Android Smartphone War is taking its toll on everyone. Rick Osterloh, the chief of Motorola Mobility, now part of Lenovo, hopes to carve out a niche in part by focusing on hardware advancements that he says the market badly needs.
When Huawei Technologies releases a smartwatch later this year, there’s a good chance it won’t catch on. Given Huawei’s little known brand name in many markets around the world, the prospects for its Android-powered watch appear bleaker than those of earlier ones from companies like Motorola ...
Wi-Fi is a hot topic these days, which is somewhat ironic. For years, we’ve been trumpeting how cellular can keep us connected everywhere. Now, companies ranging from Google to Comcast want to build wireless services that rely partially on technologies that are tethered to one spot.
I recently had what felt like a magical experience activating my new smartphone. After typing in my email address, all my apps automatically downloaded and the phone connected to my home wifi network without needing the password. It’s a reminder of how great technology can be when it works.