Motorola archive

  • Iwan Thomas on Motorola ACTV, motivation, music and more
    Sports Fitness

    Iwan Thomas on Motorola ACTV, motivation, music and more

    By 4 January 2012

    It is a blustery December morning as we step into the private gym tucked away in a corner of north London. We've been invited along by Motorola to see their new Motorola ACTV, or MotoACTV, in the hands of its new ambassador, Iwan Thomas. And those hands...

  • HTC Flyer price slashed to £200, PlayBook just £169
    Tablets

    HTC Flyer price slashed to £200, PlayBook just £169

    By 27 December 2011

    Didn't fancy paying £479.99 for the HTC Flyer, HTC's 7-inch pen-touting Android tablet, when it first launched in May? Well now you don't have to thanks to Dixons. The online gadget store is selling the 16GB Wi-Fi HTC Flyer for £199.99 as the price...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #66 - Christmas special
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #66 - Christmas special

    By 22 December 2011

    It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid. At Christmas time, we let in light and we banish shade. We also present a special edition of the Pocket-lint Podcast where the team looks at the top tech stories from 2011. Oh yes. Rik Henderson, Chris...

  • Iwan Thomas talks tech
    Online

    Iwan Thomas talks tech

    By 19 December 2011

    Iwan Thomas is better known for his speedy 400m than tackling a Pocket-lint fast five, but that's what we put to the former Olympic athlete. No stranger to challenges and awards, Iwan Thomas, can not only claim to be 1996 BBC Welsh Sports Personality...

  • Motorola Droid 4 enjoys Verizon sneak peak
    Phones

    Motorola Droid 4 enjoys Verizon sneak peak

    By 12 December 2011

    Like the look of the Motorola RAZR but fancy a bit more QWERTY action? If so, the Motorola Droid 4, which has made a brief appearance on the Verizon website, could be just the handset for you. The Android 2.3.5 device has got a similar spec to the recently...

  • Motorola Defy+ review
    Phones 2 out of 5

    Motorola Defy+ review

    By 8 December 2011

    So, you're looking for a rugged handset that can see you through the day-to-day struggle of your hectic life. In that case, you might be considering the Motorola Defy+. The follow up to, you guessed it, the Defy, the new handset offers a few improvements...

  • Motorola Xoom 2  review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Motorola Xoom 2 review

    By 7 December 2011

    It's interesting timing that, having been the first out of the blocks with the original Honeycomb tablet, and having been the Google approved launch tablet, the original Motorola Xoom is now nearly a year old. The hardware has aged, the software has updated...

  • Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote

    By 25 November 2011

    It's the awards show that everybody is talking about. Apparently Angelina is going to be wearing Dior and Brad's tux is a Hugo Boss vintage number. Not Jolie or Pitt you understand - Angelina and Brad who work in the bookies near Pocket-lint Towers. They...

  • Droid 4 launch to coincide with Galaxy Nexus in US?
    Phones

    Droid 4 launch to coincide with Galaxy Nexus in US?

    By 24 November 2011

    Motorola's much anticipated Droid 4 is set to launch the same day as Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone. A Verizon document points to a 8 December arrival for the new phone. The launch date hasn't been totally confirmed for the new device and it is important...

  • Motorola RAZR review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Motorola RAZR review

    By 23 November 2011

    If nothing else, 2011 has been an exciting year for phones that aren't the iPhone. Android continues its evolution, new handsets are popping up all the time and many of them are stunning. Two of the biggest this year are the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and this,...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live
    Gaming

    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live

    By 15 November 2011

    Voting for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2011. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 10 categories has five products that have been...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced
    Online

    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced

    By 14 November 2011

    Picking the best of the best is never an easy job, but after much deliberation and debate, the Pocket-lint team has whittled down and weeded out the best gadgets and tech from the past year. That means we now have a definitive shortlist for the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #61
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #61

    By 8 November 2011

    A mixed bag is on the agenda in the Pocket-lint Podcast this week, as the team looks at the delights of Motorola's Xoom 2 duo of devices, and editor Chris Hall attempts to explain with 8.2-inches is better than 7. Ian Morris puts forward an interesting...

  • Schmidt: No special Android treatment for Motorola
    Phones

    Schmidt: No special Android treatment for Motorola

    By 8 November 2011

    HTC, Samsung and the gang have nothing to fear - Motorola will not be given preferential treatment when it comes to Android as a result of Google's imminent takeover. That's the message from executive chairman of the Mountain View based search giant,...

  • Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
    Tablets

    Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 7 November 2011

    With the arrival of the iPad came a sinking feeling amongst the tech competition. Is Apple going to do it again? Are they going to invent a new device we have to play catch up with for two years? Not this time they thought as every manufacturer scrambled...

  • Motorola Corvair leaked - television based Android tablet
    Televisions

    Motorola Corvair leaked - television based Android tablet

    By 7 November 2011

    Motorola is planning on releasing a TV connected Android tablet which beams images straight from the device to your television. The 6-inch slate is powered by Android 2.3, or Gingerbread and is said to be currently in testing with cable companies. Technology...

  • Motorola Motokey Social Facebook friendly phone official
    Phones

    Motorola Motokey Social Facebook friendly phone official

    By 4 November 2011

    Motorola is to join the Facebook Phone club with the Motokey Social, a friendly looking phone that has just gone live on the soon-to-be-Google-owned company's website. The Motokey Social packs a physical Facebook button, just like the Vodafone 555 Blue,...

  • Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition pictures and hands-on

    By 3 November 2011

    Motorola launched two new Android tablets on Thursday, the Xoom 2 and the Xoom 2 Media Edition. Despite sharing a name, the latter "media edition" is the smaller, with an 8.2-inch display. Pocket-lint was on hand to give the new tablet a quick going over...

  • Motorola Xoom 2 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 3 November 2011

    Motorola has announced the Motorola Xoom 2, an update to their existing Motorola Xoom, boosting specs and altering the design. We were on hand at the UK launch of the new Android tablet to have a play with the new tablet and bring you our first impressions. ...

  • Motorola commits to Xoom 2 Ice Cream Sandwich update
    Tablets

    Motorola commits to Xoom 2 Ice Cream Sandwich update

    By 3 November 2011

    Motorola has announced the new Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition tablets in the UK, but neither will be launching with the latest version of Android. Both of the new tablets will be launching with Android 3.2 Honeycomb when they land on shelves in mid-November....

  • Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition now official
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition now official

    By 3 November 2011

    It's not often that the rumour-mill gets it spot on but in the case of the Motorola Xoom 2 it has. Or rather in the case of the Motorola Xoom 2s, as there's two of the blighters. First up is the more obvious sequel to the original Xoom, the 10.1-inch...

  • Motorola Xoom 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 1 November 2011

    The Motorola Xoom 2 might not be the first of the next generation Android Honeycomb tablets, but if the original Xoom is anything to go by, then there's plenty of reason to be excited still. In fact, with the first incarnation launched all those months...

  • Motorola Xoom 2 confirmed for Christmas by Carphone Warehouse
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2 confirmed for Christmas by Carphone Warehouse

    By 1 November 2011

    It's a busy day for Motorola Xoom news. First Motorola drops some Android 3.2 action for UK Xoomers and now the Carphone Warehouse in Ireland has dropped the ball - by revealing that the Motorola Xoom 2 will arrive in time for Christmas. The clanger comes...

  • Motorola Xoom finally sees some Android 3.2 action
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom finally sees some Android 3.2 action

    By 1 November 2011

    Forget about the possible Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola Xoom, Xoomers in the UK are still awaiting a promised Honeycomb update to arrive. Or were rather, as Motorola has started rolling out the Android 3.2 update, a few weeks late on the...

  • Motorola RAZR faces UK delay
    Phones

    Motorola RAZR faces UK delay

    By 1 November 2011

    Remember how we told you that online phone retailer Clove.co.uk had put the Motorola RAZR up for order on its website whilst detailing that it will get a 1 November UK release. The brighter readers amongst you may have realised that date has arrived and...