• master94

    Might as well call it Google now and yes I know other OEMs might not like it but People will buy it just for the google name

  • Wesley Modderkolk

    the colored ring ruins the whole thing

  • Mehmet Fatih

    better than the old one.

  • ProductFRED

    Nice, but I can't see this on their devices.

    • http://GPlus.to/Abhisshack Abhisshack

      why ?

  • boogie_monster

    I wish it was more like Chrome, a blue "M" and the ring around it has red, green, yellow in it. they could make the ring in a way that each color fades and turn into the each color when the color's suppose to change.

  • Howard Bamber

    Who cares

  • DrM

    Bye bye blur...
    It's a shame really, the last one had a few nice ideas.

  • Andrew

    Is the new rainbow logo due to the Supreme Court decision today? :)

    • Mike Harris

      Damn, beat me to it.

      Of course, you mean decisions.

    • http://GPlus.to/Abhisshack Abhisshack

      i might be living under the rock but plz pardon my noobness and tell me what Supreme Court Decision you are talking about !?

      • Andrew

        There were two cases decided today regarding gay marriage.

  • br_hermon

    So here's what I'm thinking... Google has pulled one over on everybody and we never even saw it coming.

    China wanted to make sure Android stayed open to all OEMs for at least 5 years if they were going to approve Google's acquisition of Motorola. Google wanted to soothe the apprehensions from other OEMs like HTC and Samsung and kept saying over and over again that Motorola would not receive any specialty treatment concerning Android.

    Samsung, to cover their butts, started omitting "Android" from their marketing and began touting their own S branded versions. They continue with skins and have even begun to develop their own OS. Google, in response, says ok, you can have Android, we're just going to develop Google Play Services (GPS) and the APIs. If you want the horse-powered engine that is Google, you're going to need GPS. Operating in this way basically puts a serious detriment to anyone trying to fork Android.

    Now today we see Motorola branded as a Google Company. But why??? Why not Android (Aside from obvious government enforced reasons)? Because "Google," not "Android," is where the brand recognition value lies. How is it that Google ended up on top? More or less... They've gutted Android. All the value, the attraction that Android initially posed, in and of itself, is now gone. The value now lies in GPS and their API's. Don't get me wrong Android is still an incredibly valuable OS to OEMs and consumers alike, but if OEMs really want outstanding service, they had better make sure they meet the requirements for including Google Play. Google took features and services that originated in Android and threw them under the Google umbrella. Then they took those services and sent them out to the masses. For those companies who want to skin and replace Google Apps (Voice search, Maps, etc - I'm looking at you Samsung and Apple) Google is still getting your customers data and providing them with service. Google has taken the best of Android and kept it under Google control while allowing everyone access. iPhone's and Desktops have Google Now. Hangouts, Maps even the stock Android Keyboard can be downloaded to various devices. Meanwhile Google continues to acquire its most valuable asset, consumer information to drive advertising.

    The veil has been lifted folks and Google is that last one laughing. They happily run Motorola as they wish. And believe me, Motorola is only at the beginning of what is a new re-birth. Android is still open, to the Chinese government's appeasement. Motorola still isn't receiving any special Android treatment and forking Android, in order to get an upper hand, is more crippling than ever. Google got the girl (Moto), beat the bad guy (Chinese and other opposition) and continues to win people over (increasing market share).

    Well played Google... Well played.

    • spunker88

      Google Play services is a great idea when you think about it. It helps fragmentation by bringing new features to older devices on 2.2 and 2.3. Google is making Android without Gapps much less desirable so that OEMs will be less likely to fork Android like Amazon did.

    • ScottColbert

      Might want to get that tin foil hat refitted, it seems a bit tight.

    • tamir

      yeah samsung's plan is to attract customers using their software features of touchwiz then stop using android and make new os with touchwiz features.Yes i'm talking about TIZEN OS.It's really hard to express my opinion since i'm not good at my english language :P

  • Abhi Kurve

    Cheerful but these vibrant colors remind me of Sir John Ive ...

  • Willie D

    It screams brand loyalty but fun new refreshing ideas. It is a symbol of a renewal and the "a Google company" signifies great changes ahead and new ideas and experiments. The multicolors are great.

  • Matthew Fry

    FROM ALL CAPS to none: motorola

    • ash71ish

      We will be back : )

  • RoccOn16v

    I find it interesting that Google is finally "owning" Motorola. That suggests to me they're getting excited about what's in the pipe from Moto, which in turn excites me!

  • tracetk

    I think logo before looked cooler. In other words I loved MOTO brand (not the phones, well except razr v3 and rokr e8). Logo looked serious etc. Now it's childish like.

  • Eric

    Google has only owned Motorola Mobility for a little over a year, not two.

  • Yalla Tschikowski

    Get Well, My Dear Friend. I hope we can expect great things from you, like in the past.

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