admin · Aug 19, 2011 at 01:48 pm

Google’s Plans for Motorola [Weekly Recap – 19 August 2011]

This week on XDA TV, Azrienoch recaps the Motorola Photon 4G’s unlocked bootloader, the struggles Droid 3 developers face obtaining root, and AdamOutler’s work on reviving hard-bricked Samsung phones. Also, HP discontinues WebOS, DarkForces Team creates a custom WP7 ROM, Cotulla gets the HD2 to work with USB devices, and SassiBoB reviews dizzythermal’s app, Auto-Away. Lastly, Azrienoch attacks the barrage of speculations surrounding Google’s aquisition of Motorola, particularly that the purchase has anything at all to do with Motorola’s patent portfolio. Click on for the episode!

Links:

WPCentral Video Contest Entry

Newsplat with Caplat – 17 August – XDA TV

Google Purchases Motorola Mobility

Motorola Photon 4G Gets Unlocked Bootloader!

Introducing The Unbrickable Captivate

SassiBoB’s titorial: Auto-Away

Mango RTM 7720 Available

1st Gen Mango 7713 Custom ROM For HTC Windows Phone 7 Specific Devices

Use Your HD2 USB Port As A Host

Links for the Last Thing This Week:

Supercharging Android

First Reaction to Google Buying Motorola

Google + Motorola = Doomsday?

Are Free Moto Phones in Our Future?

Nokia CEO Response

Android OEMs Respond to Moto Purchase

Google to Buy T-Mobile?


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