After dropping the bomb and announcing that the Atrix 4G, Electrify and Photon 4G won’t be updated to Android 4.0, an entire wave of Motorola devices have started getting ICS as if to compensate. The Atrix 2 has got the upgrade a couple of weeks back, and now four tablets are in line for some tasty new software treats.
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.
Looking to buy a new Motorola tablet or smartphone in Germany? Good luck with that. You can thank the Microsoft patent battles against Motorola for the lack of purchase options being offered. In order to comply with injunctions against it, Motorola made the decision to pull most of its current inventory.
Android 4.2 shows up in our server logs, Google Analytics data; Android 4.2 benchmark results also available for Occam and Manta
October is looking like a very hot month for Google and its Nexus devices. The company is rumored to unveil Android 4.2 – which is believed to be just an incremental Jelly Bean update rather than a full blown Key Lime Pie upgrade – that will be found aboard a variety of new Nexus devices.
It was speculated for a few months that Motorola could be killing of Webtop. Webtop was an innovative idea that allowed people to connect their Motorola phones to their computers with a dock and control it from there. While many liked the idea, Motorola reported that customer support wasn’t strong enough to justify spending more money to develop the idea further.
The Intel-powered Razr i and the international version of the Razr HD will have their bootloaders unlocked, according to Motorola’s website. This includes the Canadian version of the device, carried by Rogers.
Motorola scores minor win against Microsoft in German patent war, Microsoft still has the upper hand
Despite not being in the headlines as much as the Apple-Samsung legal brawl, the patent fight between Motorola and Microsoft has been very eventful lately. In fact, if we wouldn’t want to keep our objective perspective on all these legal accusations and trials, we might say that the Moto-Microsoft conflict has got a little out of hand.
Verizon and Motorola’s new Droid Razr HD and Razr Maxx HD might have hit a few bumps on their road to the smartphone market, but as if to prove their releases won’t take much longer Amazon has slashed the price of the original Razr Maxx.
Although it seems more and more likely that the Motorola Razr HD will enjoy a release late in the year, that doesn’t stop us from speculating on the phone’s pricing. We’ve heard nothing official on that front yet, but thankfully we now have a rock-solid source revealing the Canadian price for Moto’s new flagship.
The Apple vs Android war is far from over – in fact we have updates on the various legal conflicts between Apple and the main Android device makers on a regular basis – but today we hear that Motorola/Google has decided to withdraw its second complaint against Apple that was recently filed with the International Trade Commission.