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Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

02 August, 2012 | comments (62)

Analysts have crunched the numbers and revealed the state of the mobile world in Q2 of 2012. Canalys released a report that mostly talks about China - and with good reason too, as the country broke the record for smartphone shipments for a second...


Motorola announces Electrify 2 and Defy XT for U.S. Cellular

Motorola announces Electrify 2 and Defy XT for U.S. Cellular

02 August, 2012 | comments (20)

Motorola has announce two new Android smartphones - the Electrify 2 and the Defy XT - for the U.S. Cellular in the, well, US. The Electrify is the successor to last year's Electrify, also known as the Photon 4G, but it is closer to the...


Motorola Android import ban starts today, few will care

Motorola Android import ban starts today, few will care

18 July, 2012 | comments (46)

A few months ago Microsoft won its case against Motorola and scored an import ban. The ITC had then decided that the Google-owned company has violated a Microsoft-owned ActiveSync patent and ruled that starting today Motorola will no longer be...


Motorola ATRIX HD goes on sale, will set you back by $49.99

Motorola ATRIX HD goes on sale, will set you back by $49.99

16 July, 2012 | comments (19)

The Motorola ATRIX HD has skipped all the formalities and gone straight for the release. The handset is now available on Amazon and Best Buy for $99.99 and $49.99 respectively, on a two-year contract. In case you are not aware, the ATRIX HD...


Android now powers 51.8% of US smartphones, growth continues

Android now powers 51.8% of US smartphones, growth continues

13 July, 2012 | comments (112)

Popular analyst company Nielsen has published its report on the US smartphone market in the second quarter of 2012. The quarter saw smartphone growth continue as two thirds of all new customers picked a smartphone. Android continues to be in...


Motorola XT907 with 4G LTE leaks on camera

Motorola XT907 with 4G LTE leaks on camera

13 July, 2012 | comments (11)

A new Motorola device has been spotted on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba with the model number XT907. Although not much is known about the handset, from the image it looks like a scaled down version of the current DROID RAZR (XT912). It is...


Motorola Atrix HD gets priced in the US for AT&T

Motorola Atrix HD gets priced in the US for AT&T

10 July, 2012 | comments (15)

You may recall that the Motorola Atrix HD was leaked last week, featuring some pretty impressive specifications to go alongside an impressive 4.5" ColorBoost display. AT&T has today made the device official, and has released a promo video to go...


Motorola ATRIX HD for AT&T becomes official

Motorola ATRIX HD for AT&T becomes official

05 July, 2012 | comments (66)

We have seen the Motorola ATRIX HD in the past, back when it was known as ‘Dinara’. Now suddenly we find the product page live on Motorola's website even before the company made any official announcements. Looking at the ATRIX HD you can see...


Android 4.0 update for RAZR and RAZR MAXX becomes official

Android 4.0 update for RAZR and RAZR MAXX becomes official

22 June, 2012 | comments (37)

We're sure this will bring a smile to all you DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX users out there who have been waiting patiently because Motorola and Verizon has made the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for these phones official. The new...


A Sprint bound, Motorola QWERTY slider leaks out

A Sprint bound, Motorola QWERTY slider leaks out

16 June, 2012 | comments (35)

It looks like Sprint Wireless will be the QWERTY slider kingdom capital this Fall, folks. A yet to be announced Motorola device, sporting the aforementioned hardware has leaked out in a blurry image, thus joining the company of the LG handset which...


Motorola announces RAZR V XT889 for China

Motorola announces RAZR V XT889 for China

15 June, 2012 | comments (20)

Motorola has announced a new version of the RAZR exclusively for the Chinese market. This version is called the RAZR V XT998 and has a completely new design compared to the current RAZR. The front side gets new thin, long grilles on the top...


Motorola Droid RAZR HD for Verizon leaks out in blurry shots

Motorola Droid RAZR HD for Verizon leaks out in blurry shots

08 June, 2012 | comments (79)

It looks like the Motorola "Dinara" which we told you about a few hours ago won't be the only star in Motorola's lineup this summer. The LTE flavored Motorola Droid RAZR HD for Verizon Wireless has emerged in a couple of shots. When it hits the...


Alleged image of the AT&T branded Motorola

Alleged image of the AT&T branded Motorola "Dinara" leaks

08 June, 2012 | comments (25)

Right when we began to wonder why is Motorola being so quiet on the US front these days, a juicy rumor regarding an upcoming smartphone from Google's newly acquired property sprung up. An AT&T branded Motorola, codenamed "Dinara" has leaked out in...


Motorola unveils dual-core XT760 for China

Motorola unveils dual-core XT760 for China

08 June, 2012 | comments (16)

Motorola introduced yet another Android smartphone for the Chinese market. Called Motorola XT760, the new droid is built around a 4" qHD screen and a 1GHz dual-core CPU of unknown architecture. The mid-range Motorola XT760 comes with quad-band...


Motorola launches triple-SIM MOTOKEY 3-CHIP for Brazil

Motorola launches triple-SIM MOTOKEY 3-CHIP for Brazil

01 June, 2012 | comments (45)

Motorola has just unveiled a new addition to its mobile phone portfolio and it's a pretty strange device. The new handset is a featurephone called Motorola MOTOKEY 3-CHIP and has 3 SIM card slots as its key selling point. The other highlights of...


China-bound Alcatel OT986 and Motorola RAZR V revealed

China-bound Alcatel OT986 and Motorola RAZR V revealed

29 May, 2012 | comments (17)

Today Motorola and Alcatel announced two new tempting smartphones for the Chinese market. Surprisingly, the Alcatel's OT986 is a high-end device. It has a 4.5-inch HD IPS LCD screen and is based on a TI OMAP 4460 chipset (the same as the Galaxy...


Motorola releases demo videos for Android 4.0 update

Motorola releases demo videos for Android 4.0 update

27 May, 2012 | comments (32)

Motorola has released a bunch of videos on its Japanese site detailing the upcoming Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its phones. The videos are meant to highlight the changes between the current Gingerbread ROM and the new ICS ROM....


Google finalizes Motorola Mobility deal, appoints new CEO

Google finalizes Motorola Mobility deal, appoints new CEO

22 May, 2012 | comments (31)

It took a little over a year but Google is now owner of Motorola Mobility, and around 17,000 mobile patents. Motorola Mobility's CEO Sanjay Jha has stepped down in favor of Google's own Dennis Woodside. Google received the needed approval from...


Verizon to provide global GSM roaming on certain handsets

Verizon to provide global GSM roaming on certain handsets

22 May, 2012 | comments (7)

Verizon has announced that it will be enabling global GSM roaming on some of its devices. The first phones to get this update include the Motorola DROID 4, DROID RAZR, DROID RAXR MAXX and the HTC Rezound. Verizon will be pushing a software...


China approves Google and Motorola Mobility merger

China approves Google and Motorola Mobility merger

21 May, 2012 | comments (35)

Three months following US and EU approval, China has given Google's Motorola acquisition the green light. Now that all of the regulatory red tape has been removed, Google say that the deal will be finalized on their end by early next week. Such a...