Holy shit — Google buys Motorola Mobile???

Holy shit —

The news that Google is buying Motorola mobile comes over an instant message with my boss a few hours ago.

My first thought?  MotoBlur is finally dying.

My second thought? Unlocked bootloaders perhaps?

But is it really a good thing? I mean.. Motorola was already too big for its britches.  Their customer support was on the fall, their product quality was dying.  Hardware wise, the Droids are solid phones.  Software?  Because of MotoBlur it’s ABYSMAL. This could be a good thing — Google finally has a good platform to launch their own branded smartphones, and Motorola would stop breaking an already fully functional operating system with Motooblur. Oh well… for further reading see http://money.cnn.com/2011/08/15/technology/google_motorola/index.htm?hpt=hp_t1

 

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