Advertising Watchdog Bans Motorola Atrix Ad After Samsung Galaxy S II Users Complain

by 2 years ago

British ads watchdog Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a ruling forbidding Motorola from running a Motorola Atrix video commercial claiming that the Motorola Atrix is the “world’s most powerful smartphone,” British news site The Telegraph reported earlier today. The ruling came after users of the Samsung Galaxy S II filed two complaints with the ASA over the said ad. Here’s the ad in question: Both the Motorola Atrix and the Samsung Galaxy S II (I9100) use dual-core processors, which practically make these Android smartphones faster than those with single-core processors. However, the processor on Motorola’s handset runs at 1.0…

Dual Core Android Phones in 2011

by 3 years ago

[UPDATE May 5, 2011] Check out our latest amazing spreadsheet that has every single Android Superphone compared! Here at CES, things are crazy! 2011 is shaping up to be an amazing year for Android Phone enthusiasts all around the world. 4 inch plus screens are going to dominate the market as more and more people will make it their mainstay device. With the Optimus 2X, LG launched the first salvo in the dual-core battle and having a dual-core processor will soon be the standard for high-end mobile devices. We should see a surplus of devices in 2011 which have multi-core…

Motorola Atrix Review: Hands On

by 3 years ago

As I’m sure you all know, Motorola has announced the Motorola Atrix 4G, and we’ve had the pleasure of being able to do a quick hands on review for you. Running Android 2.2 (a 2.3 upgrade will be on the way soon), the Atrix 4G looks like a fairly harmless handset and with its modest black styling, and is similar in appearance to the Motorola Defy, which is one tough phone. At 135g and just 11mm deep, it’s surprisingly svelte and lightweight, and nowhere near its Motorola Droid X brethren, and not as solid or heavy as the Milestone. Really…

CES 2011 Recap

by 3 years ago

Whether you were disappointed in your carrier or in anything at all, Android, and mobile technology in general, had a huge presence at CES 2011. One of the big things at CES that caused major excitement and disappointment was the introduction of dual-core processors powering mobile phones. Some companies like Motorola really embraced this idea, while others seemed to dismiss it entirely. Currently, the only phone manufacturers to put their money where their mouth is are Motorola and LG. Motorola came out with not one but two different Superphones that are going to break the bank of many people this…

Motorola Xoom, Motorola Atrix, Smart Docks and the Future of Mobile Computing

by 3 years ago

Motorola has just released information on it’s upcoming Verizon XOOM tablet with 10.1″ display, Android 3.0, aka Honeycomb. It’ll feature an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor with each core running at 1Ghz. Just like Morotola’s other flagship devices, they also plan on having several accessories to extend it’s functionality. CEO Sanjha Jha announced that it should be in stores in Q1, 2011.  It’ll start with Verizon 3G, but will be thankfully be upgradeable to 4G/LTE. Sources say that Motorola will issue a software update to turn it on once Verizon puts the final touches on its LTE network. Ever since…