So, Google buys Motorola... I believe this is a multi-faceted move on Google's part. Besides the obvious patent reason, there are other benefits to this deal.
Immediately I think:
- Motorola has a set top box product, GoogleTV
- Front line for a "Nexus" type of tablet device.
- The phone docking product line has just gotten a lot more interesting and the likelihood of the product I was dreaming of could very much come to light now... Android when I'm…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2011 at 6:40am
For a while now, Google has admittedly had problem with *going social*. Somewhat in their defense, many companies have tried to build social platforms and failed. The disheartening thing about Google, though, is that they already have all the elements of a social platform and in many cases their products are a lot better. However, like the awkward geeky kid in the corner of the…
Posted on April 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 15 Comments
When Google decided to no longer support the H.264 video format stating patent issues one of the biggest questions I heard being asked was "Why not Flash?". Also, when Apple decided not to support Flash the Android market made the fact that it will support Flash one of it's marketing points. I believe, as far as Google is concerned, Apple couldn't have done them a bigger favor. Many people are looking at the little battles, but missing the war. The dark horse is ChromeOS.
Posted on February 26, 2011 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments