Year: 2011

By the time  Motorola released its Xoom tablet, Apple's iPad already controlled the lion's share of the tablet market. In fact, there was no market—it was just Apple. It was stark turn of events from the company that for years played second fiddle in the PC market. Motorola attempted to paint the Cupertino, Calif. company as the Big Brother corporation it railed against in the '80s with its own take on George Orwell's vision of the future.