This week in your world of Android: Samsung and Google signed a massive patent deal, Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, Samsung reportedly agreed to cut back on Android customizations, we learned a few more details about the HTC M8 and the Galaxy S5, Chrome apps for Android got rolling, and a rumor about the death of the Nexus made the rounds.
What’s preventing Chinese phone manufacturers from breaking into Western markets?
Lenovo announced a new line of devices built for education and ruggedized for the classroom. The ThinkPad 11e series will ship this spring in two form factors, a standard laptop design in the ThinkPad 11e model, while the ThinkPad Yoga 11e offers Lenovo's innovative new multimode design. Read on for more!
Looking back at this week’s big news: what’s your take?
Whatever happened behind closed doors at Google, Samsung, Motorola, and Lenovo will deeply affect the Android world for the next few years. So tell us, what’s your take? Do you believe the theory that Motorola was a bargaining chip between Samsung and Google? Is an alliance between Google and Samsung good for the Android ecosystem? What’s your take on the fate of Motorola?
Lenovo takes aim at Apple and Samsung: “our mission is to surpass them”