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Moto X smartphone gets confirmed for assembly in the USA

Moto X smartphone gets confirmed for assembly in the USA

29 May, 2013 | comments (96)

Motorola's upcoming Moto X flagship smartphone got officially confirmed by the company's CEO Dennis Woodside. The upcoming handset from the reinvented, Google-owned Motorola will be the first smartphone to be assembled in the United States....

Tags: Motorola, Android


Motorola 'XFON' for AT&T leaks again

Motorola 'XFON' for AT&T leaks again

03 May, 2013 | comments (20)

The upcoming Motorola device known as the X Phone has surfaced yet again. @evleaks has uncovered two new images that show bits of both the front as well as the back of the device. The front images show the phone placed inside a dummy case,...


Apple slide-to-unlock patent invalidated by the German court

Apple slide-to-unlock patent invalidated by the German court

05 April, 2013 | comments (192)

It seems Apple is going to lose its slide-to-unlock gesture patent, at least in the EU, since a German court has declared it invalid. Everything started last year when Apple won an injunction against Motorola Mobility and attempted to ban the...


Motorola X Phone render surfaces, some more specs added

Motorola X Phone render surfaces, some more specs added

25 March, 2013 | comments (223)

We were just sent a render of an yet unannounced Motorola Android smartphone. What you see pictured below is supposedly the Motorola X Phone, which might break cover at Google I/O starting on May 15. Along with the render came a short...


A new Motorola smartphone leaks, isn't the X Phone

A new Motorola smartphone leaks, isn't the X Phone

13 March, 2013 | comments (59)

An unknown Motorola smartphone has starred in a hands-on video on the Vietnamese Tinhte blog, which has leaked several high-profile smartphones in the past. According to the report, the yet unannounced Motorola smartphone carriers the XT912A...


Motorola Mobility fires R&ampD staff in China, leaves only 200 salesmen

Motorola Mobility fires R&D staff in China, leaves only 200 salesmen

12 March, 2013 | comments (18)

It's hard not to feel bad for Motorola and its belt-tightening measures and layoffs that were announced last week. On top of the 4000 employees that were sacked last year from Motorola, 1200 more will be shown the door in the coming weeks, and...

Tags: Google, Motorola, Misc


Motorola lays off 1,200 employees in the U.S., China and India

Motorola lays off 1,200 employees in the U.S., China and India

08 March, 2013 | comments (37)

Motorola Mobility has sent an email to its workforce saying more than 10% of the personnel is going to be laid off, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The email, which affects about 1,200 employees in the U.S, China and India...

Tags: Motorola, Misc, Rumors


DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX get Jelly Bean 4.1.2

DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX get Jelly Bean 4.1.2

07 March, 2013 | comments (66)

Finally, Motorola has updated its DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX smartphones to Jelly Bean. Mind you, the update brings the devices to Android 4.1.2, and not 4.2, but it's still a push in the right direction. Weirdly, or rather not, the update does...


Google admits current Motorola devices not up to their standards

Google admits current Motorola devices not up to their standards

01 March, 2013 | comments (87)

About nine months ago when Google acquired Motorola, the company also inherited about 18 months worth of product pipeline. This included models such as the RAZR HD and the RAZR M. It seems, however, that none of these products are up to Google's...


Jelly Bean update for Motorola RAZR i now seeding

Jelly Bean update for Motorola RAZR i now seeding

30 January, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola has started the Jelly Bean update roll out for the Intel-powered RAZR i. Even though the smartphone first launched in the UK, the first country to get the update notifications is France. The new firmware seeding right now is 4.1.2 and...


Verizon Lumia 822 and Droid RAZR M to come in red and pink

Verizon Lumia 822 and Droid RAZR M to come in red and pink

09 January, 2013 | comments (10)

There is just over a month until Valentine's Day and Verizon has already started preparing for it. Two phones will get new paintjobs and maybe some ladies will receive them as Valentine's gifts. Nokia Lumia 822 will be released in red, while the...


Android 4.1 arrived on Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX

Android 4.1 arrived on Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX

25 December, 2011 | comments (52)

Users of Verizon's Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX have received a lovely Christmas present from the manufacturer. Multiple reports have confirmed that Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now seeding to the first generation DROID RAZR family. The...


Google and Motorola said to be working on X Phone, to hit in 2013

Google and Motorola said to be working on X Phone, to hit in 2013

22 December, 2012 | comments (135)

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Google and its Motorola branch are working on a future high-end smartphone to rival the Apple iPhone and the Galaxy S lineup. Dubbed simply the “X Phone”, the device is expected to show up...


Motorola launches a white version of the RAZR i in the UK

Motorola launches a white version of the RAZR i in the UK

20 December, 2012 | comments (17)

Motorola is releasing a white version of the RAZR i for the UK market. Each of the smartphone's panels has been colored in white, including the Kevlar back. We must say, the result is pretty great. Beginning December 22, the white RAZR i will...


Motorola Atrix HD receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

Motorola Atrix HD receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

15 December, 2012 | comments (19)

Following closely behind its Verizon Wireless relatives, the Motorola Atrix HD for AT&T got treated to an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The OS update is available over-the-air at the moment. Just like it the case of the Motorola DROID...


Verizon DROIDs go up for cheap for the holidays

Verizon DROIDs go up for cheap for the holidays

15 December, 2012 | comments (6)

Motorola unveiled their new RAZR series a few months back at their On Display event in New York, where US residents were pleasantly surprised by the low on-contract prices for the DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, and RAZR M. Verizon has slashed...


Motorola updates Jelly Bean upgrade schedule

Motorola updates Jelly Bean upgrade schedule

08 December, 2012 | comments (54)

Motorola has updated the software update schedule for its Android devices, clarifying approximately when some of these eligible devices will be getting the coveted Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Starting with the US market, the RAZR M update...


Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

Android 4.1 headed to DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD

04 December, 2012 | comments (24)

After the junior member of the new DROID lineup, the DROID RAZR M, received the Jelly Bean update almost a full month ago, it was with ever-growing anxiety that we all waited for similar updates to come to its elder brothers, the DROID RAZR HD and...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

30 November, 2012 | comments (33)

Motorola's DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD Android Jelly Bean update is right around the corner. True to their word from the devices' launch event, Motorola and Verizon brought the news that the OS update will hit the smartphone duo next...


A limited edition of US Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD surfaces

A limited edition of US Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD surfaces

20 November, 2012 | comments (10)

Just hearing the DROID moniker in that long name should be enough to tell you that's the US version of the handset we're talking about. And if the fiery red wasn't enough of a spoiler, yes, this phone is a genuine Verizon flyer, and proudly...