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Counterclockwise: iPhones, Lumia 920, Android KitKat

Counterclockwise: iPhones, Lumia 920, Android KitKat

14 September, 2014 | comments (13)

Welcome to Counterclockwise, our weekly trip down memory lane. It's good to look back at years past to put new events into context. This year was, of course, defined by the iPhone event and so were the two years before that. Actually, the second...

Tags: Misc


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 (50)

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...


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...


Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX price drops to $50 on contract

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX price drops to $50 on contract

05 October, 2012 | comments (20)

Amazon Wireless has a killer deal for droid lovers who want huge battery life and don't mind slightly aged hardware and software - they are offering the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX for just $50 (with a 2-year Verizon contract, of course). Both...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD goes official, MAXX version in tow

Motorola DROID RAZR HD goes official, MAXX version in tow

05 September, 2012 | comments (83)

Motorola is pushing forward with the second generation of its DROID RAZR family brand and just announced the Motorola DROID RAZR HD. The trademark slender body of the handset has been changed up a big, but it's still more compact than a Samsung...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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 RAZR MAXX available at Verizon for $299 on contract

Motorola RAZR MAXX available at Verizon for $299 on contract

26 January, 2012 | comments (25)

The Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX was one of the phones that managed to impress us at CES this year is available now from Verizon. The phone boasts a humongous 3,300 mAh battery while still staying relatively slim - a hair under 9mm. If battery life...


CES 2012 is over, find the highlights inside

CES 2012 is over, find the highlights inside

13 January, 2012 | comments (32)

The tech mirage in the middle of the desert is over with the end of CES 2012 in Las Vegas. This was our first time visiting the Consumer Electronics Show and, boy, did it treat us well. Sadly, it's time to leave and head back home. Before that...

Tags: CES 2012, Misc


Consumer Electronics Show 2012 as it unfolds

Consumer Electronics Show 2012 as it unfolds

FEATURED | comments (25)

The Consumer Electronics Show 2012 is going in full swing and you'd be forgiven if you got lost in the flurry of announcements. That's why we prepared this list of all the new announcements that took place, along with our coverage, neatly organized...

Tags: CES 2012


Galaxy Tab LTE and several DROID RAZRs for Verizon debut

Galaxy Tab LTE and several DROID RAZRs for Verizon debut

09 January, 2012 | comments (13)

Verizon joined AT&T and Sprint by making several major announcements at this year's CES. The biggest player on the US carrier market unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, Motorola DROID RAZR Purple edition, DROID RAZR MAXX and Droid 4, whilst the...