Motorola is owned by Google, yet they can’t seem to figure out how to update their phones to the latest version of Android. To make people happy, they said they’ll give them $100, but there are some serious strings attached. You need to buy a new phone, and the money you get isn’t actually money, it’s more like store credit. Seriously, this is incredibly uncool.
Last week we reported that Motorola had officially approved build 98.12.4 for the Motorola Droid RAZR M, which would bring Jelly Bean to the handset. At the time, soak tests had already begun. Now reports are coming in suggesting that the update is starting to roll out to more RAZR M owners.
The dispute between Motorola and Microsoft about fair rates for essential patents reaches a Seattle courtroom today and we can expect the trial to reveal some juicy financial information about both companies after the judge rejected a request to keep evidence relating to licensing deals and sales projections under wraps.
Here we go once again. Motorola and Microsoft have squared off over what can be defined as reasonable royalty payments for essential patents. The battle has gone on for two long, tiring years, but this may be the last one to determine how much is considered reasonable for Motorola’s essential patents.
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.
Before you get excited, we’re not talking about the newer HD version. That said, the Motorola RAZR MAXX is still a solid phone with great battery life, and it’s yours for just $129.99.
An image showing a discolored Motorola Droid RAZR HD display has recently surfaced online, and as you can see, this is an issue that you will likely not want to have happen. The issue does not appear to be widespread just yet, and seems to fix with a simple reboot.
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.
Walmart Black Friday full ad leaked: Galaxy S3, unreleased Samsung Stratosphere 2 and other Android handsets spotted
Yes, folks, we continue to explore Black Friday Android deals for you, and today we’re going to check out Walmart’s full ad that was also leaked and made available to the crowds.
With a population of over 113 million people, but a smartphone adoption rate of just 20%, it was obvious Mexico needed some strong pushes from its wireless carriers, but also from the world’s major device manufacturers to get over its emerging status and start becoming a true force.