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Motorola Android Smartphone Brings Custom 'Blur' UI

Gordon Kelly by

Motorola Android Smartphone Brings Custom 'Blur' UI

Could Motorola finally be getting back into the game after an innovation sabbatical of Palm-esque proportions? This could very well be the case after BGR broke news of the company's long awaited Android phone and a very clever custom UI called 'Blur'.

As you might expect the site isn't exactly full on details, but what we do see is the much leaked Xperia X2-esque Motorola Android handset sporting a UI which has had a high level of spit and polish.

Apparently the aim (and it would be a sensible one) is to mimic the Palm/INQ approach of unifying personal contacts and social networking site information to create a more holistic user experience. In short: convergence, or - as I like to call it - getting-all-your-stuff-together-in-one-place-so-it-can-baffle-and-overwhelm-you. I'm all about the technical terms.

Additionally we hear that OTA (Over the Air) upgrades will be a large part of the Blur update strategy, but since it's already a large part of the Android update strategy this isn't too surprising. Yep, the news is vague though it is also mildly encouraging.

So for the first time in, well, years I can finish a Motorola news story without feeling depressed. How very, very odd...


via BGR

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