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Motorola introduced the Android-based Cliq smartphone, which will be exclusive to the T-Mobile network, and with it MotoBlur, Motorola's new solution for syncing contacts and details from all aspects of a user's life.
Socialtext 3.6 includes a Web application for mobile and wireless smartphones such as Apple iPhones, RIM BlackBerrys and Google Android gadgets. The app will let business users collaborate, sharing activity streams with each other and allowing users to click to e-mail or to call from their...
News Analysis: Google's Android phone doesn't get the kind of respect it might deserve. But Android's features and performance are allowing it to sign partnerships with multiple phone manufacturers, including T-Mobile, HTC, Motorola, LG and Acer. Soon its main competitors-Apple, RIM and Windows...
Music streaming service Spotify launches mobile applications for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch, as well as mobile phones powered by the Google Android platform. The service is not yet available in the U.S., though a company co-founder said he hopes that changes by the year's end.
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HTC Hero joins the Palm Pre and the BlackBerry Tour 9630 in Sprint's smartphone lineup. The device will be the first U.S. smartphone to feature HTC Sense, an intuitive experience that allows the smartphone to be highly customized to the needs of the user.
Motorola has sent out save-the-dates to members of the press for an Android-themed party on Sept. 10. It's speculated that the handset maker will introduce one or two new phones, likely Morrison and/or Sholes, which would match up with its previously stated timeline.
USAA added a feature to its iPhone app that lets users deposit a check by snapping pics with their iPhone. The bank, which has 7.2 million members but only one physical location, says it's working on similar apps for Android, Palm, BlackBerry and Windows devices.
The Motorola Morrison and Sholes, smartphones featuring Google's Android mobile operating system, will be headed for T-Mobile and Verizon respectively by the end of 2009, according to reports.
News Analysis: The Google Android mobile OS is making its way to the enterprise. Research In Motion is still leading the pack. But Google is bringing a lot of potential advantages to the table that may allow it to gradually erode RIM's lead. Google is sure to press these advantages, giving...