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Motorola RAZR MAXX headed to Europe, the Middle East in May

Motorola RAZR MAXX headed to Europe, the Middle East in May

03 April, 2012 | comments (42)

The Motorola RAZR MAXX has a special spot in our battery tests - the top. And while this was great, it was only US users who could enjoy its longevity. Well, not anymore - Motorola has officially announced that a GSM version of the MAXX is headed to...


Motorola sends ICS firmware for testing to some users

Motorola sends ICS firmware for testing to some users

03 April, 2012 | comments (16)

Motorola's schedule gave a broad Q2 target for the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola RAZR. People from the DroidRzr forums have reported that they've received a test update from Motorola, one was even kind enough to share the update with...


Motorola DEFY MINI now available in the UK, yours for 162

Motorola DEFY MINI now available in the UK, yours for 162

31 March, 2012 | comments (40)

Two months after its announcement at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the Motorola DEFY MINI is now available for purchase in the UK. Currently available from UK phone retailer Clove, the Motorola DEFY MINI retails for 162 including VAT...


Apple, Nokia, Motorola and RIM argue over the nano-SIM design

Apple, Nokia, Motorola and RIM argue over the nano-SIM design

21 March, 2012 | comments (95)

Giesecke & Devrient, the German company that invented the SIM card, recently came up with the idea of the nano-SIM. This new, even smaller version of the SIM is only a third of the already tiny micro-SIM and will help device manufacturers save some...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Motorola, RIM


ICS-powered Motorola DROID Fighter leaks

ICS-powered Motorola DROID Fighter leaks

18 March, 2012 | comments (46)

We just got a glimpse of the next member of the Motorola Android lineup. Codenamed DROID Fighter, the yet unannounced smartphone appeared in a live photo, alongside its Droid RAZR sibling. There's not much in terms of specs of the Verizon-bound...


ComScore: Android has nearly 50% of US market, iOS grows too

ComScore: Android has nearly 50% of US market, iOS grows too

08 March, 2012 | comments (67)

ComScore released their regularly scheduled report on the mobile phone market in the US - the big news is that the number of smartphones in the country has crossed the 100 million mark for the first time. The report covers the three month period...


Motorola introduces new DEFY XT535 in China

Motorola introduces new DEFY XT535 in China

08 March, 2012 | comments (17)

When compared to the DEFY+, which was released late last year, the new DEFY XT535 features the same screen but slightly different looks, and now has a front-facing camera capable of recording VGA video. Otherwise, it has the same IP67...


Apple wins another injunction against Motorola in Germany

Apple wins another injunction against Motorola in Germany

02 March, 2012 | comments (60)

The legal battle between Apple and Motorola continues but the latest round goes to the team from Cupertino. Apple has managed to win an injunction against Motorola for its patent regarding the bounce animation displayed in the photo gallery, as was...


Motorola unveils Droid RAZR MAXX

Motorola unveils Droid RAZR MAXX "Red Carpet" edition

22 February, 2012 | comments (19)

This should hardly catch you by surprise, as we all know that putting the product in the hands of a celebrity tends to bode well for its sales. Motorola announced today the Droid RAZR MAXX "Red Carpet" edition - a limited run of the regular Droid...


Motorola releases Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule

Motorola releases Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule

16 February, 2012 | comments (56)

A couple of months ago Motorola had put up a post on their site talking about the difficulties in getting Ice Cream Sandwich to your phone. Today, they have released a schedule that shows when each of their Android smartphones will receive the...


Verizon to sell Limited Edition DROID RAZR to its employees

Verizon to sell Limited Edition DROID RAZR to its employees

15 February, 2012 | comments (21)

Android and Me has received an email from a Verizon employee that claims that Verizon is going to sell Limited Edition versions of the DROID RAZR and the DROID RAZR MAXX exclusively to its employees. These special models will be priced at...


Google's Motorola acquisition finally approved

Google's Motorola acquisition finally approved

14 February, 2012 | comments (70)

Just as they said they would, the European Commission yesterday reviewed the case between Google and the mobile division of Motorola, and has cleared the merger. The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division followed suit close behind and dropped...

Tags: Google, Motorola


Motorola might show an Intel-powered droid at the MWC

Motorola might show an Intel-powered droid at the MWC

14 February, 2012 | comments (21)

We've already seen the first phone powered by Intel's Medfield mobile x86 chipset and now rendered images of Motorola droid phone bring their promise of their own Medfield phone closer to reality. Motorola announced they will be making an...


Motorola Droid 4 hits the shelves at Verizon Wireless

Motorola Droid 4 hits the shelves at Verizon Wireless

10 February, 2012 | comments (16)

In case you are a hardware QWERTY keyboard junkie, and happen to live in the United States, we have some good news for you. Motorola's latest Droid 4 smartphone, featuring a slide-out hardware keyboard is now available for Verizon...


Motorola launches Motoluxe and DEFY Mini in Germany, UK

Motorola launches Motoluxe and DEFY Mini in Germany, UK

09 February, 2012 | comments (11)

Motorola announced the availability of its latest Android smartphones for the German and UK markets. The company, which is soon to be acquired by Google, will be taking the Motoluxe to Germany and UK, and the DEFY Mini to Germany. The Motorola...


Motorola unveils Gleam+ - a clamshell featurephone

Motorola unveils Gleam+ - a clamshell featurephone

09 February, 2012 | comments (59)

We were almost going to bet that clamshell featurephones are extinct in these parts of the world, but here comes Motorola announcing one. The company just unveiled the Gleam+ - a simple folding handset that should rely on an attractive price to lure...

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Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch on February 9

Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch on February 9

02 February, 2012 | comments (21)

We have been hearing and seeing the Motorola DROID 4 since October, last year and every time we felt we were closer to launch it got delayed further. While most expected the phone to go on sale in December, that clearly did not happen. Instead the...


Motorola releases unlocked RAZR Developer Edition

Motorola releases unlocked RAZR Developer Edition

30 January, 2012 | comments (7)

We previously reported that Motorola is facing intense pressure from users to unlock their devices, and it seems like the mobile giant may finally be giving in. In a recent post on their official blog, Motorola announced that it will be...


DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX found running on identical ROM

DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX found running on identical ROM

29 January, 2012 | comments (8)

On the surface the new DROID RAZR MAXX seems identical to the standard DROID RAZR, except for the bigger battery. But turns out they are even more similar on the inside. The Android Source has discovered that both the DROID RAZR and the...


Motorola posts net loss for Q4 and for the full year 2011

Motorola posts net loss for Q4 and for the full year 2011

27 January, 2012 | comments (20)

We've been seeing plenty of financial results and now it's Motorola's turn. Along with their Q4 and full year report, Moto also included an update on the merger with Google in their press release. Let's start with the financial side of things...

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