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A few days ago, we told you that Google/Motorola decided not to update the Atrix 4G and Photon (Electrify) to Ice Cream Sandwich, both smartphones released only last year. That was certainly a surprising move not because we haven’t seen it before, but because Motorola is now a Google subsidiary, and we would expect the Android maker to offer more support to its customers, especially when it comes to software upgrades.

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We’ve already heard of the news rolling out that the Motorola Atrix 4G won’t be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich anytime soon. But, word has come out that the Atrix 4G is getting some developer love with a brand-new unofficial MIUI 4 port for the device. This unofficial MIUI 4 port for the Motorola Atrix 4G may yet be the best alternative that you could have while waiting for the official update from Motorola. As you may already know, MIUI 4 is based on CyanogenMod 9 source.  MIUI 4 is loaded with a heavily themed UI with tons of customization and…

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All we hear from Apple users, and especially from the poor souls that chose an iPhone4S over a Galaxy Nexus or any of the other leading Android devices, is how cool Siri is. Siri that, Siri this, we get it, you love your virtual personal assistant. But Google has its own voice recognition technology – Google Voice Actions, which lets you send texts, fire up your GPS navigator, or go to a website simply by telling you phone to do it. Sure, it’s not Siri. Google Voice Actions is not designed to be an intelligent assistant, nor does Google claim…

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With so many Android phones literally flooding the market these days, it’s no wonder that there are also so many firmware upgrades and custom firmware being developed and released every now and then.  A superior device with great stuff neatly packed into it, the Motorola Atrix 4G is one of the devices for whom developers have devoted significant firmware love. One reason for the attention that devs give to the Atrix 4G is that it is a fantastic device with a dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor and robust ability for handling impressive graphics and video without choking. Together with its…

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Featuring a 4.0 inch display and a 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, the Atrix 4G is one such beast capable of doing just about everything.  But, you can unleash the Atrix 4G’s full potential even more by installing custom ROMs. Almost every rooted Android user knows that there is nothing better than having custom ROMs.  For starters, custom ROMs are always preferred to stock ROMs due to the fact that crapware and bloatware are virtually eliminated in custom ROMs, providing a faster and snappier experience. But, before you get your hands dirty with installing custom ROMs, you need…

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If you have given up hope for the Ice Cream Sandwich update for your Motorola Atrix 4G, then you’re in luck—we have a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich on your device via CyanogenMod 9. The Motorola Atrix has been known for its 1 GHz dual-core processor, qHD display, a fingerprint scanner running on the back, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread running in its system.  However, through CyanogenMod 9, you can now get Ice Cream Sandwich up and running on your Atrix 4G. CyanogenMod 9 for the Motorola Atrix 4G is currently in its beta form….

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If you’re a Motorola Atrix 4G owner, you might be disappointed with this bit of news. Motorola sent out a confidential email to its users about an upcoming imminent update. As many have suspected and yes, feared, this update will include a few minor bug fixes. It is not the big update (ehem, Ice Cream Sandwich) that you guys are anticipating. According to Brief Mobile, the update will be available by February 7. It will update both unmodified and unrooted phones to the latest software version 4.5.141. It will also include the following features: Latest Android security fixes from Android…

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Not so long ago, Motorola tried to win us all over by creating the “LapDock”. Although it came with the ability to turn mobile phones into a laptop was insanely cool and appealing, the price was a complete turn off. In fact, when it was first released, customers were being asked to pay a ridiculous $500 for the device. Now, a brand new unit can be found on the internet for around $300. For that price, why wouldn’t anyone just go and buy a ligit laptop, net book, or even a tablet? Well thankfully, Motorola and AT&T finally got the…