Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On , a column about consumer technology.
Last week Switched On discussed the property of Google why Motorola is likely to lead to major changes in the balance of power between the owners of Android. But Motorola also has significant interests in the market set-top. And, of course, there is the question of the rival Android Master License, Windows Mobile 7. In both cases, however, it is also unlikely to change significantly, enhancing the acquisition as a purely defensive move. Read on for more.