10 Cool Gadgets (and Some Awful Junk) That Google Will Get From Motorola

Last Updated Aug 16, 2011 5:05 PM EDT

If your reaction to the news that Google (GOOG) is to acquire Motorola Mobility (MMI) for $12.5 billion was, "Wait, people still buy Motorola phones?" then this is the photo gallery for you.

Motorola has come a long way since 2004, when the Razr was the hottest phone on the market. It's come even further since the StarTAC of 1996. Today, Motorola's line of Droid phones that run on Google's Android operating system is probably better known than the name "Motorola" is in the smartphone category.

Here's a look at some of the cool -- and some of the really awful -- new gadgets Google wants to own.

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