Once upon a time, when Earth was not so technologically advanced, the biggest names in mobile devices makers were Nokia, Motorola, and BlackBerry. Currently, these names to a larger extent remains like relics of the once giant and dominating dinosaurs that have since been replaced by evolution; in this case technology and business evolution replaced the three brands.
While they are not completely extinct, flares of life do seem to come up once and then from the graveyard of these brands. BlackBerry continues to make smartphones running on its competitor’s mobile OS (Android), Nokia has subcontracted its trademark name to another player to produce devices under its name.
Motorola is now making device; well sort of! Motorola in partnership with Google released the 2011Motorola XOOM, the first legendary Android 3.0 Honeycomb-powered tablet that threatened the reign of iPad for the first time. Though it failed to get as much traction as the interest it elicited due to lack of tablet-specific apps.
Later that year, Motorola released an update to XOOM, which became the last tablet it ever made until now. The newest (just released) Motorola tablet is nothing …read more