When Google bought Motorola mobility last week, it acquired nearly a century of wireless innovation. Technology Review’s got a full rundown of Motorola’s past from radios to smartphones. Here’s a few of our favourite technologies from that list.
Above is a reproduction of Motorola’s brand car radio model 5T71, first released in 1930. [Technology Review]
In 2009 Motorola revolutionised the market for Android smartphones with its first Droid.
The 1995 Motorola Tango two-way personal messaging pager, which could send and receive text messages and email, anticipated the future of mobile communication.