The Droid Razr HD and the Droid Razr Maxx HD, two of Motorola’s flagship offerings, are no strangers to price cuts and discounts – not that we have any problem with that. If you’re still having second thoughts about getting one of the two, the latest offers that Amazon has for them should make it somewhat easier for you to get your wallet out.
Google-owned Motorola Mobility is about to embark on two trials over its standard-essential patents (SEPs). It’s up against Microsoft in Seattle and faces Apple in Madison. Apparently there may be overlaps between the two trials and some of the pretrial rulings don’t look great for Motorola.
There’s a new budget-friendly mid-ranger from Motorola heading to US Cellular. Codenamed “Solstice”, the handheld has just cleared the FCC with model number XT901, being most likely scheduled for a December launch (this year’s winter solstice occurs on December 21).
Being one of the biggest proponents of Isis, so much so that it blocks the use of Google Wallet on its devices, Verizon strangely only has a handful of smartphones that support it.
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.
Recently it was announced that the long wait for Android 4.0.4 was finally over for most Motorola Droid Bionic users. While the rollout originally started last Friday, it had yet to reach everyone. If you haven’t upgraded to ICS, you will be pleased to know that all Bionic owners should have access to the update.
Google has been under fire from various government agencies around the world lately who are investigating antitrust lawsuits against the company. Now Google is said to be considering whether to settle with U.S. authorities over how it has handled its mobile patents.
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.
The Mountain View-based company’s CFO, Patrick Pichette, answered questions about the state of Motorola Mobility, which Google now owns for almost five months. He warned investors not to expect dramatic changes in Motorola’s product lineup, at least not in the following six to twelve months.
After the Android 4.0 update for the Droid Bionic was pushed out to soak testers a week ago, Verizon has confirmed that the Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade is coming to everyone who still believes in the greatness of the Droid Bionic – but probably can’t wait for their two-year contract to end.