Category: Motorola (Android)

Motorola RAZR i – Initial Impressions

A few days ago Motorola announced the RAZR i, not long after that we benchmarked it to see how the Medfield CPU held up against some of the big players, and earlier today we announced the pricing for UK carriers.  This is what I thought after a little …

Motorola RAZR i contract pricing is revealed

Ealier on in the week (details here) we got to see the new UK phone from Motorola, the RAZR i. We got to see lots of information about it, the specs, some pictures and then some videos as well. On the day there wasn’t really any mention of …

Motorola RAZR i – Benchmarked

This morning we had Niky at the Motorola RAZR i event in London. We then got to see the specs and saw some pictures. Later on we got some pictures of some pretty Motorola pr types demonstrating the device. It’s been a hectic day and we are going …

Motorola RAZR i Now Available for pre-order

The newly announced Motorola RAZR i is now available for pre-order from Clove and Expansys. Update – Expansys tell us that the RAZR i will be available and ready to ship on Monday 1st October. Order the RAZR i here. The handset with a 4.3″ edge to edge Gorilla …

Motorola RAZRi promo videos

We’ve seen the live blog and the specs for the RAZRi and now we’ve got some promo videos. They’re basically the RAZR M videos with a new name but here you go anyway.

Motorola announce the RAZRi

We have been live blogging the event this morning and Motorola have just posted up the official press release and specs for the device. It is basically the RAZR M with Intel insides. But it is jolly nice looking, shame they couldn’t get Jelly Bean on it. Strange …

Motorola – “To the Edge” liveblog and live video

motorolamobility on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free At 9:30 today the Motorola event will kick off by herding us through the doors and getting us settled in for a 10:00 kick off with a trio of new devices announced in NYC it’s exciting to see what they’ll do for …

Getting ready for Motorola

Tomorrow is an exciting day for Intel fans with Motorola taking the reins and treating us to something they promise to be spectacular. Along side the three devices announced the rumour mill is abuzz with mention of a bezel-less smart phone and the invite hints at this just …

Motorola Motosmart – Review

Motorola have a clear cut divide between their high end devices (Razr, Proton, Razr Maxx, Razr HD, Razr M) and their current budget devices (Motoluxe and this the Motosmart). When Motorola first introduced the Motoluxe they were full of the fact it was a fashionable well designed piece …

Motorola Mobility has devices rubber banned in Germany

The Apple lawyers haven’t been distracted by the launch of the iPhone 5, although I’m sure they all pre-ordered themselves one after getting their latest court victory. This time it’s Google’s very own newly acquired Motorola Mobility (still sounds like one of those old peoples’ shopping buggies) devices …

Motorola RAZR HD and RAZR M promo videos

We’ve looked at the spec and the pictures, now it’s time for some promotional videos. First up the RAZR HD which they are calling the “all day phone” with either a 2500mAh or 3300mAh batteries I can understand this. Next we have the RAZR M which is the …

Motorola Motosmart – Initial Impressions

Yesterday we got our hands on the new budget phone from Motorola the Motosmart. It’s bascially a smaller and slightly lower Motoluxe. Normally the smaller versions of devices are abysmal, like the Xperia X8 or some of the smaller Galaxy devices. I’m hoping the Motosmart doesn’t follow the …

Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition Now Only £184.99

Expansys have today reduced the price of the Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition to only £184.99. The tablet with 16gb of onboard storage and has an 8.2″ screen.  The Xoom 2 ME sports a dual core 1.2ghz processor, Corning Gorilla Glass and runs on the Android 3.2 Honeycomb …

Google/Motorola Sues Apple For Patent Infringement

Bloomberg are reporting that Motorola Mobility has filed a claim with the U.S. International Trade Commission over several features including email notifications and location based reminders. Motorola released a statement saying “We would like to settle these patent matters, but Apple’s unwillingness to work out a license leaves …

Motorola Xoom 2 gets another price reduction

The Motorola Xoom 2 media edition has had another price drop over at Expansys. You can now get one for £184.99 The sub £200 tablet market is certainly heating up. This tablet is certainly another option to consider as it’s due to get Ice Cream Sandwich and it …

UK Motorola Xoom receives an update

We mentioned earlier that some Motorola Xoom tablets were getting updated with Jelly Bean. In the meantime, we’re also hearing that Android 4.0.4 is being pushed onto other versions of the Xoom – mainly UK WiFI only versions by the looks of it. Andrew Farquhar and John Bairner …

Jelly Bean arriving on the Motorola Xoom

We’ve just had a message from “Ragu” who tells us that his Motorola Xoom has just received the Android Jelly Bean update. He’s converted his UK Xoom to a US build and the update arrived promptly this morning. The 79MB over-the-air update includes a smarter keyboard, Google Now, …

Motorola Madness, reductions on phones and tablets

Over at Expansys they are having a bit of a sale on certain Motorla products. Over the last few weeks the prices of the Motoluxe, the Razr and the Xoom media editions have been slowly dropping. Mainly due to a slow upgrade schedule from Motorola, along with new …

Motorola MOTOSMART Budget Android Device

Motorola announced today a new budget Android device coming in the next few weeks, they say that the device will be available by the end of July on T-Mobile, here in the UK at a very respectful £99.99. Are you looking for your first Android device and have …

Motorola XOOM 2 10.1″ 16GB Wi-Fi going cheap

Fancy a Xoom 2 for £269.99? Well, you’ve got to act quick because eXpansys only have it at this price until 11PM (UK time) tonight. The Motorola Xoom 2 is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU running Android Honeycomb and has a light aluminium body. There’s also 1GB …

Motorola Xoom going cheap for the next few days

The Motorola Xoom is going rather cheap at the moment. Misco are selling them at £220.80 for the next day or two. The promo is for 72 hours and it started on Monday morning. The Motorola Xoom they are selling is the WiFi only 32gb model. You can …

Motorola Razr Maxx Review

Recently we reported on the launch of the new Motorola RAZR Maxx, Motorola’s new flagship handset and we have very kindly been donated a review model to have a play with. At the beginning of the year Dan reviewed the first RAZR to carry the Android operating system.  …

Motorola ICS Videos released

Motorola have released videos demonstrating their forthcoming release of Ice Cream Sandwich on their handsets. The videos detail the differences between the current Gingerbread complete with Motoblur and the near stock Ice Cream Sandwich. The videos show an updated lock screen complete with 4 unlock options instead of …

Motorola Defy Mini – Much cheapness

The Motorola Defy range are well known for being hard wearing, dust proof and waterproof. Oh and being sold off at a cheap rate by most retailers. Well it is the turn of the Motorola Defy Mini. It is currently being sold by Asda for £79 plus delivery. …

Motorola update their ICS upgrade schedule. Poor Motoluxe.

A few months ago we posted details of the Motorola Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule. It showed some worrying dates for devices like the Motorola Xoom tablet with 3G which was still in the evaluation stages and the yet to be released Motoluxe shown as possibly getting ICS at …

Motorola Motoluxe Review

It only seems like a few weeks ago that we were in London at the Motorola Motoluxe VIP party. Up until recently Motorola’s Android devices have been high end devices like the Milestone range and the recent Droid Razr. You may think I have forgotten the Defy range, …

Stay unplugged – It’s the Motorola RAZR Maxx

Motorola have announced that their new RAZR Maxx is to begin shipping in the UK from the middle of May. The rather attractive looking handset delivers an astounding 17.6 hours of talk time and 380 (yes, three hundred and eighty) hours of standby time, which when combined with …

Motorola MOTOLUXE in white at Tesco

During our Mobile World Congress coverage we caught our first look at the Motorola MOTOLUXE. With an 800MHz CPU it might not be the fastest puppy in the world, but the design of the thing put a pretty big smile on my face. Tesco have picked up the …

PC World knock down the Motorola Xoom this Easter

Simon has just given me a mail about a great Easter deal down at PC World. They’ve slashed £230.02 off the price, bringing it down from £479.99 to £249.97, and if you buy it now they’ll chuck in a £10 voucher too. Deal huh ? The offer is …

Exclusive discount on the Motorola Pro Plus

Now, my lovely, intelligent, handsome readers. Come close. If you’re after a QWERTY-based Android device then the Motorola Pro Plus is definitely worth a try. We reviewed it some time back and now have a very special deal for anyone looking to buy. Our friends at ur-mobile.com already …

Motorola Motoluxe now available on T-Mobile

Last night we went to the Motorola Motoluxe event more details here. The phone explanation type people at the event mentioned that you would be able to buy the Motoluxe as of today on T-Mobile. Well guess what? They were telling the truth! You can get the Motoluxe …

MWC – Motorola MOTOLUXE – Up close

This is our first bit of quality time with the Motorola MOTOLUXE. It went on sale just last week and, with all the talk of dual-core and quad-core CPU’s here in Barcelona, we weren’t really expecting a huge amount from the 800MHz CPU on this device. However.. It’s …

MWC – Motorola RAZR – Up close

Dan recently reviewed the Motorola RAZR but we got another good look at it here in Barcelona today. Packing a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU and 1GB of RAM, it has an 8 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS and 16GB of storage. So, we wanted to know what made this …

MWC – Motorola MOTOACTV – Up close

So today I went to see Motorola. Two very nice gents (Bobby and Joel) took me through the latest Motorola gear and it started with this – a watch. Now, I should just point out that this isn’t just “a watch”, it’s actually more of a personal trainer …

Motorola Milestone 2 – Another price drop

Can’t work on-screen keyboards? Want a “proper” QWERTY that slides out? We’ve just spotted that the Motorola Milestone 2 is now down to just £169.99 at eXpansys, which isn’t half bad for an unlocked Android with 5 megapixel camera, 3.7″ screen (480×854), 8 GB storage, microSD expansion, GPS, …