Verizon’s new Motorola Luge prepaid phone isn’t new at all, just a rebranded Razr M
August 28, 2014
Does the Motorola Luge look familiar to you? That's because this prepaid Verizon phone is really just the Razr M with a new name.
Rumor: Motorola Droid Razr M HD to come soon with 720p display, Android 4.1 and 3,300 mAh battery
December 28, 2012
Despite being in the closest of relations with Google and therefore enjoying a privileged front-row seat at any new Android version premiere, Motorola is yet to become the fierce Samsung opponent we know (or hope) it can be.
Motorola Test Drive will give (some of) you early access to Android updates
November 10, 2012
Test Drive is a program that will allow regular Motorola users to try out various Android updates before they are rolled out to the public. Test Drive will be made available to all those interested, but only “a few hundred customers” will receive the preview build for each update.
Motorola’s Atrix HD, Photon Q 4G LTE, Razr M, and Razr i and Razr HD get root access
November 9, 2012
Much has been said about Motorola’s insistence on locking down its phones. While it was only recently that Moto began providing an official way to unlock the bootloader on some phone models, one member of XDA-Developers has concocted a special formula that allows Moto owners to gain root access without unlocking the phone's bootloader.
Motorola’s Razr M to make its Japan debut on October 26
October 24, 2012
It’s no longer a surprise that the Motorola Razr M, the least exciting offering from the trio of Razr phones that were introduced in September, is coming to Japan via Softbank. We’ve reported earlier in the month that the mid-range Razr M is heading to the carrier before the end of October. Now, Moto and Softbank have confirmed the phone’s impending release.
Motorola details trade-up program and updates Jelly Bean rollout schedule
October 20, 2012
Motorola offered details on its Jelly Bean trade up program and updated its Jelly Bean update schedule. The latest generation of Razr devices will get their Jelly Bean fix by the end of the year. Devices like the Atrix HD, Photon Q, or last year’s Droid Razr will be updated to Jelly Bean at an unspecified time.
Even though Google owns Motorola it still has to ship custom versions of Android because that is what the carriers want
October 17, 2012
When Google bought Motorola it was hoped that Google would turn the handset and tablet manufacturer into a shining example of how Android can be used in its stock, unaltered flavor and how a smartphone manufacturer should support its customers in terms of updates and upgrades. However, so far, that hasn't been true.
A good example is the RAZR M and RAZR HD phones which Motorola distribute via Verizon. These phones don't ship with Android 4.1, the latest and greatest released version of Android and nor do they come with a pure, unadulterated version. Instead owners of these new phones get Android 4.0 with a Verizon skin and extra Verizon software.
Motorola Razr M to reach Australia on October 30, now up for pre-order from Telstra
October 16, 2012
We’re only a couple of days away of the Droid Razr HD and Maxx HD’s launches, but before Moto’s new flagship devices can see the light of day, the mid-range Razr M and Razr i are continuing their gradual global conquering.
Best medium-sized Android smartphones for the fall 2012 season
October 12, 2012
On the lookout for a medium-sized Android smartphone? Join us as we analyze the best Android smartphones with a display measuring under 4.3 inches!
Motorola Razr M unveiled in Japan, to start selling via SoftBank in late October
October 9, 2012
With the high-end Razr HD and Razr Maxx HD still not ready for their releases, Motorola seems to be focused on making the mid-range Razr M and I available for as many tech users as possible.