Tag: motorola

Jellybean Update for Motorola RAZR i on the way

By far the biggest bone of contention for most Android handset owners is the lack of updates or the lack of information regarding updates. Many manufacturers have a page that details which devices will be receiving updates with a rough approximation of when they will arrive.  Motorola is no …

Motorola RAZR i – My review

So, we took a look at the Motorola RAZR i a couple of weeks ago but I wanted to take another look. First impressions, I have to say, are rather good. I instantly thought the battery wasn’t in the phone when I took it out of the box. …

Example video filmed on a Motorola RAZR i

We took a look at the Motorola RAZR i a few weeks back but I was quite intrigued by it so tomorrow we’ll have a second review. Until then, here’s an example filmed on the new handset. The camera is an 8 megapixel, 3264 x 2448 unit which …

Motorola offers $100 to some owners who can’t upgrade to Jelly Bean

Motorola have published a list of handsets that will be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a rough timetable for the roll out in the States. They have also announced a list of handsets that won’t be receiving the latest version of the constantly fragmented operating system. …

Sick of the latest tech? Get yourself a Motorola StarTAC

In December last year we took a look at the Ericsson A2628 from Lekki. The phone itself was 11 years old but it had a new lease of life thanks to a bright paint job. No social networks. No pictures messages. No camera. No internet. The Lekki handsets …

Motorola RAZR i – Review

Today is the day of the RAZR i launch so what better way to celebrate than with a review so you can make an informed decision. Ever since the press conference I have swapped from my Lumia 800 to the RAZRi to see just how far Motorola have …

Motorola RAZR i – Ready to buy October 1st

If you watched our liveblog, saw the announcement and read our first impressions of the RAZR i then you’ll probably want to know when you can buy the thing. We’ve just received word that the slim edge-to-edge Moto handset will be dropping onto Expansys this Monday, October 1st. …

Coolsmartphone Handset & Accessories Supplier Profile: MobileFun

Here at Coolsmartphone each of the writers goes through an inordinate amount of handsets and accessories that go with them. We each have our own favourite suppliers that we find to be reliable and prompt. We therefore thought that we would bring a profile of the ones that …

Watch the Motorola RAZR i event

Can you remember last week before all of the fuss surrounding a certain maps app, where we attended an event in London for the unveiling of the new phone from Motorola. The Motorola RAZR i is a joint venture from Intel and Motorola and features an Intel CPU. …

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 …

Opinion: Apple v Samsung – After the Main Event

So the dust is beginning to settle after the so-called tech court case of the decade.  Apple has come out the victor and Samsung supposedly have been crushed – or at least their lawyers have.  So what’s next? For Apple it will be business as usual, there will …

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 …

My Phone History – By Simon Allum

So after the chat about old phones in the most recent podcast it got us all talking (behind the scenes) about all the phones we have had through the years. So, inspired by that, a few of us have put together our phone history! So, here we go… Motorola M3188 …

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 …

My Phone History – by Tom Ranson

So after the chat about old phones in the most recent podcast it got us all talking (behind the scenes) about all the phones we have had through the years. So, inspired by that, a few of us have put together our phone history! So, here we go… My first …

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 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 …

Opinion: Google, You have failed again!

At 5.30pm on Wednesday night I settled myself down to watch the keynote speech at Google I/o – Google’s developers conference (their very own version of WWDC.) There had been plenty of rumours about an upcoming OS release, a new tablet and Google TV. I watched as Android …

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. …

Opinion: Handset Makers, Not Good enough, Must Try Harder

It is seven months since the launch of the latest incantation of Google’s mobile operating system,  Ice Cream Sandwich. Since October 19th 2011, there have been 3 revisions and the OS is now on version 4.0.4 Within a few days of the release of the SDK, ROMs started …