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Motorola RAZR gets Android 4.0.4 ICS update in Greece

Motorola RAZR gets Android 4.0.4 ICS update in Greece

05 May, 2012 | comments (37)

According to Motorola's Ice Cream Sandwich software update schedule, the GSM version of the RAZR is bound to get the desired Android update package any moment now. But as it happens, one happy RAZR owner in Greece got the official ICS update earlier...


Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

04 May, 2012 | comments (105)

Looks like it's a grim time to be a mobile phone manufacturer if you are not Apple or Samsung. According to the latest report by Asymco, Apple and Samsung accounted for 99 percent of the total mobile phone profits, with HTC taking the remaining 1...


Motorola Mobility releases first quarter financial results

Motorola Mobility releases first quarter financial results

02 May, 2012 | comments (56)

Motorola Mobility just announced its first quarter financial results for 2012 and things aren't looking so well. The total revenue in this period was of $3.1 billion (out of which $2.2 billion were from mobile devices) but the company faced...


Motorola to launch the RAZR MAXX in UK

Motorola to launch the RAZR MAXX in UK

27 April, 2012 | comments (32)

Motorola recently announced that the GSM version of the RAZR MAXX will be launched in Germany this May. Now in their latest announcement, Motorola said that it will also be bringing the phone to the UK by mid-May. The phone is identical to...


Apple is violating a Motorola patent, judge confirms

Apple is violating a Motorola patent, judge confirms

25 April, 2012 | comments (65)

The never-ending patent war in the mobile world wages on. This time it's Apple that may have found themselves in hot water after an ITC judge found the Cupertino-based company guilty of infringing on one of Motorola Mobility's patents. Motorola...

Tags: Motorola, Apple


DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX get stocked OTA software update

DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX get stocked OTA software update

24 April, 2012 | comments (8)

Verizon is seeding an update to its DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX smartphones. The new release offers quite a lot of improvements, new features and bugfixes, but sadly isn't the Ice Cream Sandwich update everyone is waiting for. The update...


ICS-running Motorola RAZR HD shows up in China

ICS-running Motorola RAZR HD shows up in China

23 April, 2012 | comments (10)

The Motorola RAZR HD name leaked a week ago though some EXIF data and now alleged photos of the actual device have hit the Internet. The phone in the photos is headed to China Mobile and carries the model number MT887. The Motorola RAZR HD MT887...


DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

DROID RAZR HD name leaks through EXIF data

16 April, 2012 | comments (4)

An image belonging to a certain Motorola DROID RAZR HD has been found floating around Picasa. It belongs to Vic Yu, who is an engineer and program manager at Motorola Mobility. The name was found within the EXIF data for this picture, along...


Motorola announces XT390 dual-SIM droid for China Unicom

Motorola announces XT390 dual-SIM droid for China Unicom

12 April, 2012 | comments (16)

Motorola and China Unicom announced a new dual-SIM Android with unique design element. The Motorola XT390 offers dual-standby functionality and support for China Unicom's 3G network. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread on an 800MHz processor and...


Motorola RAZR MAXX got a price tag in the UK

Motorola RAZR MAXX got a price tag in the UK

05 April, 2012 | comments (22)

We are reasonably confident that more than a few people have gotten excited a couple of days ago, when Motorola announced European availability of the Motorola RAZR MAXX. With a 3300mAh battery under its hood, the smartphone is nothing short than an...


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...