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Posts Tagged ‘Motorola’

  • Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana. (Image source: ICT & Innovation Summit)

    Rwanda govt, Motorola in mobile deal for youth

    February 17, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Recognising the catalytic natures of mobile technologies in fostering Human Development, UNDP and Motorola have entered into a partnership to address some of these challenges and further stimulate the diffusion of mobile initiatives on a larger scale. In...

  • Motorola to release Moto X smartphone

    May 30, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Struggling mobile manufacturer Motorola yesterday revealed that it will soon launch a new smartphone called the Moto X. The device will also be the first Motorola smartphone to be assembled in the USA, in the same factory where Nokia phones used to be...

  • No confirmation of job losses at Motorola South Africa

    August 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    BBC Online reports that mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility is to shed 4, 000 jobs or twenty percent of its global workforce as part of a restructuring process. However, the company has not confirmed any losses in any region outside of the US at this point....

  • Android 4.0 coming to SA Motorola RAZR users

    July 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Owners of Motorola RAZR and RAZR MAXX in South Africa will soon share in the delight of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) as it gets rolled out across the country. Ice Cream Sandwich brings improvements and changes to some of the most popular features to...

  • Motorola RAZR MAXX comes to South Africa

    July 3, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Motorola South Africa has released the Motorola RAZR MAXX into the South African market. The Motorola RAZR MAXX boasts features and a battery that can handle even the most demanding lifestyle. Customers in South Africa are expected to be able to start...

  • Google officially acquires Motorola Mobility

    May 22, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Google announced today that the acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings has closed, with Google acquiring MMI for $40.00 per share in cash. The acquisition will enable Google to supercharge the Android ecosystem and will enhance competition in mobile...

  • Leading tech companies sign up for Tech Demo Africa

    April 10, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

    IT News Africa (www.itnewsafrica.com), Africa’s technology news leader, will host the inaugural Tech Demo Africa Showcase (TDA), creating a melting pot for all of Africa’s technological breakthroughs. The event also provides tech companies with a platform...

  • Motorola’s Xoom 2 outed for Ireland

    November 2, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Motorola’s Xoom 2 tablet is scheduled to be released in Ireland in December, according to a advertisement flyer – leaving South Africans a bit confused, since the first Xoom only made it to our market earlier this year. According to Engadget, “The...

  • Motorola unveils new RAZR

    October 31, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Motorola has unveiled their latest smartphone for the South African market – the revamped Motorola RAZR. With a sculpted glass face, diamond-cut aluminium accents and a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display, the RAZR also sports KEVLAR fiber and...

  • Review: Motorola Xoom

    October 12, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    As far as tablets go, many users will believe that Apple has squarely cornered that portion of the market with the iPad, but Motorola has released an alternative that sure gives the iPad a run for its money. The Android-powered Motorola Xoom is a really cool...

  • Motorola unveils new tablet

    October 11, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Motorola has unveiled a brand new tablet, but before customers start wonder what happened to the recently-launched Xoom, the new ET1 tablet taps into the market of enterprise and government customers, a first for the company. “The ET1 brings the familiarity...

  • FNB mobile app processes 90 000 transactions

    September 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) Mobile Banking Application (app) has grown beyond industry expectations since its launch two months ago. The App now averages more than 500 downloads per day, a figure on the increase due to the recent launch on...

  • HTC committed to Android

    August 23, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With Google’s plans to acquire Motorola, handset manufacturer HTC has revealed that they are not planning to move over to another operating system, opting to stay committed to Android. “It’s not the operating system, it’s the ecosystem. We think we...

  • Apple takes aim at Motorola

    August 11, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    After Apple successfully stopped Samsung with a preliminary injunction from selling their Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Europe, it seems as though the company has now set its sights on Motorola and their Xoom tablet. Just like the Galaxy 10.1 tablet, Apple claims...

  • Motorola to increase presence in Africa

    June 2, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    DUE to the increased demand for mission-critical communications, two-way radios and next-generation wireless networks, Motorola Solutions has restated its plan to expand its presence in Africa. Earlier this year, Motorola split into two units: Motorola...

  • Motorola gives you WiNG5

    May 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Motorola Solutions has expanded its WiNG 5 wireless LAN (WLAN) portfolio with single-, dual- and tri-radio 802.11n access points (APs) and a powerful Integrated Services Controller designed to help distributed organizations effectively manage thousands of APs...