Friday, September 11, 2009

MOTOBLUR, An Android With Social Skills!

MOTOBLUR, An Android With Social Skills!
MOTOBLUR is a custom OS built on Goggle's Android platform (Motorola Androids)and provides capabilities to automatically syncs conversations, contacts and content and much more from popular social networking sites. A widget called “Happenings" provides live information from popular social networking sites like facebook, Twitter, myspace and many more.

“With MOTOBLUR we are differentiating the Android experience for consumers by delivering a unique mobile device experience designed around the way people interact today,” said Jha. “MOTOBLUR, which will be available on our first Android-powered device and on multiple Android devices in our upcoming portfolio, helps us to create phones that are instinctive, social and smart.”

As far as the social skills go;
  • Happenings: View all your social site updates in one spot with the live Happenings application. Every friend feed, status update, wall post, bulletin and photo upload is automatically delivered and ready for immediate reply, any way you like.
  • Messages:  Quickly scroll through the Messages application for a snapshot of current work or personal e-mails, social site messages, and texts, with the ability to respond to any message however you want no matter how it was sent: text, email, IM and more. 
  • Social Status: Blast your status right from the home screen and even save time by updating your status to one or all your social networks at once.
  • News Feeds: Keep track of your favorite news feeds, sports scores or even celebrity gossip without leaving the home screen.
  • Calendar: Integrate your work calendar with Google Calendar™ into one Calendar widget that shows the next appointment right from the home screen.
  • Never be out of contact with a full HTML browser, 3G speed and Wi-Fi.
  • Snap photos with the 5 megapixel camera with autofocus; upload photos simply to your favorite photo sharing or social sites.
  • Play back your favorite YouTube™ videos or capture them and easily upload them for your friends to view.
  • Use the 3.5 mm headset jack to plug in your own headphones and easily connect to your music, create your own playlist or discover new music by seeing what your friends are listening to on LastFM.

These new features will first come to life on MOTOBLUR CLIQ (North America) and MOTOBLUR DEXT (International), two new 3G handsets with QWERTY keyboards, touch screens, and 5 megapixel cameras, announced today at the Mobilize conference in San Francisco.
Motorola CLIQ™ with MOTOBLUR™
Talk and Standby Time for GSM4360 minutes/6 hours of continuous talk time, and standby of 325 hours/13.5 days
Form FactorQWERTY side Slider, Full Touch
Band/Modes1WCDMA 900/1700/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps (Category 7/8), EDGE Class 12, GPRS Class 12, GPS
OSAndroid 1.5
Weight163.00 g; 5.7 oz
Dimensions58 x 114 x 15.6 mm; 2.28 x 4.49 x 0.61 in
Browser1Android HTML Webkit
Email TypesPOP3/IMAP embedded (including Macmail, Gmail, Yahoo!, MSN and AOL1),  Push Email
Battery1420 mAh
Connectivity1Bluetooth3 1.5, 3.5mm, USB 2.0 HS, Over the Air Sync (OTA); Wi Fi
Display320 x 480 pixels (w x h), 187 DPI
Messaging1MMS,  SMS, Email (POP3/IMAP embedded, Push Email) IM (Embedded) Open Source
AudioAAC,  AAC+,  AAC+ Enhanced,  AMR NB,  MIDI,  MP3,  WAV
VideoPlayback - H.264, H.263, MPEG at 24fps at HVGA resolution; Capture - H.263, MPEG at 24fps at HVGA resolution
Camera5 megapixel, auto-focus
MemoryRemovable 2GB MicroSD card (included); Supports 32GB MicroSD (optional)
Location Services1Integrated 5-way navigation, GPS, Turn by Turn directions, Google Maps with Street View , E-Compass
Size~103.15 cc; 6.32 inches
AntennaInternal / Antenna diversity (2 antennas to enhance reception)
WLAN802.11b, 802.11g
Address Book/Calendar1MOTOBLUR aggregates Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Gmail, and syncs your work contacts, email and calendar
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