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Archive for July, 2012

Republic Wireless Reboots Beta with Motorola Phone

Republic Wireless Reboots Beta with Motorola PhoneNews from Wireless Week: Republic Wireless is taking a second stab at the beta launch of its Wi-Fi-centric smartphone business. The startup said today it was reopening the beta release of its $ 19 per month unlimited service, which uses Wi-Fi as the primary mode of connectivity and Sprint’s [...]

Motorola and Nextel Brazil combine for the Motorola i867 Ferrari

Motorola and Nextel Brazil combine for the Motorola i867 FerrariNews from The Droid Guy: Motorola, a Google owned company, has teamed up with Nextel Brazil to bring the Motorola i867 Ferrari. Looking at the Ferrari tag, you may think that the phone has high end hardware driving the device, however, you will be disappointed once [...]

Cell phone battery catches fire, burns hacker’s tail at Defcon

Cell phone battery catches fire, burns hacker’s tail at DefconNews from CNET: Freak incident leads to cell phone battery lighting a real fire under a man’s backside. Hotel room key-card saves him. July 29, 2012 3:43 PM PDT Defcon attendee shows CNET his charred backside after his cell phone battery spontaneously caught fire and seared [...]

Microsoft wins injunction against Motorola phones in Germany

Microsoft wins injunction against Motorola phones in GermanyNews from Ars Technica: On Friday, a German court ruled that several of Motorola’s Android devices infringed on a patent of Microsoft’s relating to the File Allocation Table system architecture. The lower regional Mannheim court issued an injunction against the sale of Motorola phones including the Atrix, the [...]

Now comes the real challenge for Motorola Mobility

Now comes the real challenge for Motorola MobilityNews from Crain’s Chicago Business: Moto’s latest Razr came out in October. By John Pletz July 26, 2012 (Crain’s) — Sanjay Jha kept Motorola’s phone business alive, largely by turning to Google Inc. for the software it needed to make smartphones. But Dennis Woodside, the Google Inc. executive [...]

Sprint CEO confirms business-centric Motorola Photon Q

Sprint CEO confirms business-centric Motorola Photon QNews from CNET: The carrier provides a progress report on some of its marquee smartphones, led by the Galaxy S3 and Evo 4G LTE. July 26, 2012 5:38 AM PDT HTC Evo 4G LTE. (Credit: CNET) Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse confirmed that the company will sell the Motorola [...]

NFC-enabled Motorola phone passes FCC

NFC-enabled Motorola phone passes FCCNews from NFCNews: The Federal Communications Commission passed an NFC-enabled Motorola device thought to be the Droid RAZR HD, according to Droid Life. The FCC filing shows that the device, model number XT926, contains an embedded NFC antenna, as well as GSM and WCDMA radios. The filing also shows that the [...]

Motorola Atrix HD Review: The Mid-Range Gets Good

Motorola Atrix HD Review: The Mid-Range Gets GoodNews from TIME: Jared Newman / TIME.com Six months ago, Motorola’s Atrix HD could have been the cream of the crop among AT&T Android phones. The fact that it’s not is a testament to how quickly the smartphone market moves. Although the Atrix HD has many of the [...]

Motorola Atrix HD Review: A $100 Android Phone That Doesn’t Suck

Motorola Atrix HD Review: A $ 100 Android Phone That Doesn’t SuckNews from Gizmodo: Brent Rose View Profile Facebook Twitter Google Plus RSS The original Motorola Atrix was a big star of CES 2011. Desp…………… continues on Gizmodo … Read the full article . Related News: . Samsung, HTC, Motorola Leading Charge for Larger Smartphone [...]

Apple and Motorola will appeal Judge Posner’s patent dismissal

Apple and Motorola will appeal Judge Posner’s patent dismissalNews from Inquirer: SMARTPHONE MAKERS Apple and Motorola have appealed US Circuit Court Judge Richard Posner’s ruling to dismiss both firm’s patent infringement claims against each other. Judge Posner handed down a victory for common sense last month by dismissing both Apple’s and Motorola’s claims that each [...]