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Motorola Droid Bionic ICS update now avaliable to all users

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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 considering mobile patent antitrust settlement

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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.

Android 4.0 ICS update heading to Motorola Droid Bionic

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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.

Google shares drop almost 10% after leaked Q3 2012 numbers reveal 20% drop in profits

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Left and right, companies are submitting their quarterly financial disclosures this time of year. We talked about Verizon earlier as we wait for other carriers, smartphone makers and all the other main players in the mobile business to reveal their numbers for Q3 2012. Naturally, Google’s numbers for the period ending on September 30 are of particular interest to us, but who could have predicted what has happened today.

Motorola Droid Razr HD, Razr M and Atrix HD all get root method

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You can always count on the industrious and superbly skilled community of independent Android devs to do what carriers and manufacturers are unable to, and now a bunch of new Motorola phones have made the first step towards entering the magic world of frequent custom ROMs, kernels and firmware updates.

Even though Google owns Motorola it still has to ship custom versions of Android because that is what the carriers want

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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.