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Counterclockwise: iPhones, Lumia 920, Android KitKat

Counterclockwise: iPhones, Lumia 920, Android KitKat

14 September, 2014 | comments (14)

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


Motorola DROID Mini announced by Verizon, to cost $99 on contract

Motorola DROID Mini announced by Verizon, to cost $99 on contract

23 July, 2013 | comments (33)

A refresh of last year's DROID RAZR M, the DROID Mini is Motorola's/Verizon's attempt jump onboard the 'Mini' nomenclature alongside recent similar offerings from Samsung and HTC. The Mini is part of Verizon's just-announced refresh of their...


Verizon Wireless to launch DROID RAZR M in pink tomorrow

Verizon Wireless to launch DROID RAZR M in pink tomorrow

24 January, 2013 | comments (9)

Verizon has been offering the DROID RAZR M for a while now, but the carrier is all set to launch a new color variant of the smartphone. The pink DROID RAZR M will be debuting alongside the Samsung Ativ Odyssey, which will also be coming to Verizon...


Verizon sells 6.2 million iPhones in the holiday quarter

Verizon sells 6.2 million iPhones in the holiday quarter

23 January, 2013 | comments (15)

Verizon Wireless has activated as many as 9.8 million smartphones in the recently ended Q4 and according to Verizon's chief financial officer Mr. Fran Shammo, the 6.2 million of those were iPhones. Surprisingly, the report says that only half of...

Tags: Verizon, iPhone


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...


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...


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...


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean makes it to Motorola DROID RAZR M

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean makes it to Motorola DROID RAZR M

09 November, 2012 | comments (42)

Motorola’s frameless screen sporting DROID RAZR M for Verizon Wireless has begun receiving Android 4.1 Jelly Bean over-the-air. The update has hit the baby RAZR right in line with Motorola’s promise at its launch for a timeline before the end of the...


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 M available now, starting at $50

Motorola DROID RAZR M available now, starting at $50

14 September, 2012 | comments (33)

The Motorola DROID RAZR M is the first of the new RAZR family to become available - you can get it right now online or from Verizon. The phone offers a 4.3" screen in a package about the same size as the new iPhone 5, a dual-core Krait processor...


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...


The RAZR M and DROID RAZR M are Moto's latest phones

The RAZR M and DROID RAZR M are Moto's latest phones

05 September, 2012 | comments (30)

As US events usually go, today's Motorola announcement was centered around the new phones they will be releasing through the local carrier Verizon. We already told you about the RAZR HD and RAZR HD MAXX, but Motorola also unveiled the most compact...


Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE gets a pre-release hands-on

Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE gets a pre-release hands-on

30 August, 2012 | comments (21)

The Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE has made another appearance before its official announcement. Unlike the last one from a couple of days back however, we get to see the upcoming smartphone in the flesh this time. With a 4.3" qHD display...


Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE pictures and specs leak

Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE pictures and specs leak

28 August, 2012 | comments (37)

Engadget has managed to get their hands on some images and specs of the yet to be announced Motorola DROID RAZR M 4G LTE. The phone looks like a close relative of the Motorola DROID RAZR (as do most of the phones Motorola announced recently)...


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...


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 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...


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...


Motorola DROID RAZR MAX to come with a bigger battery?

Motorola DROID RAZR MAX to come with a bigger battery?

02 December, 2011 | comments (22)

So, what is the Motorola DROID RAZR MAX? The first confirmation about this mysterious device comes from a user who was told by a Verizon Store employee that a new Motorola DROID RAZR MAX is coming soon. It is supposed to be thicker, with a beefier...