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  • Google's Android team reportedly working on smart watch as competitors do the same
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    Google's Android team reportedly working on smart watch as competitors do the same

    By 22 March 2013

    Google's Android division is working to build a smart watch to create a new market, reports the Financial Times. The rumours of a Google watch come shortly after Samsung this week confirmed its plans to jump in the watch market.   "We’ve been preparing...

  • Mystery Motorola phone revealed in hands-on review
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    Mystery Motorola phone revealed in hands-on review

    By 13 March 2013

    An as yet unknown Motorola handset has been given the full hands-on treatment by Vietnamese website Tinh Te.  The blog, which is known for its skills at getting handsets before release, has posted a proper run through of the new Moto phone, as well as...

  • Google CFO: Motorola's products aren't 'wow by Google standards'
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    Google CFO: Motorola's products aren't 'wow by Google standards'

    By 28 February 2013

    According to Google's Patrick Pichette, Motorola's current product pipeline isn't "wow by Google standards". Pichette, who as CFO and senior vice-president is pretty high ranking at Google, gave the surprising remarks about the Google-owned company during...

  • Motorola Razr HD UK release confirmed
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    Motorola Razr HD UK release confirmed

    By 21 February 2013

    Motorola has confirmed that it is launching the Motorola Razr HD in the UK following the US launch last year. The new-ish phone, will sport a 4.7-inch display, come with 4G connectivity and run the latest version of Android: Jelly Bean 4.1. Like the...

  • Can't wait for an Apple iWatch? Here are the rivals: Pebble, Casio, Motorola and more
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    Can't wait for an Apple iWatch? Here are the rivals: Pebble, Casio, Motorola and more

    By 11 February 2013

    Apple is set to take the watch market by storm with its own offering. Several reports have noted that the folks within Cupertino's walls are working on the "iWatch", but none has offered a concrete date for when the company may roll out the product. ...

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?
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    Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

    By 11 February 2013

    Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, in San Francisco as part of the Google I/O event on Wednesday. That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the...

  • Intel-packing Motorola RAZR i upgraded to Jelly Bean
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    Intel-packing Motorola RAZR i upgraded to Jelly Bean

    By 6 February 2013

    Motorola has announced that its Intel-packing RAZR i smartphone has begun the process of being upgraded to the latest version of Android: Jelly Bean 4.1.  The company says the rollout has begun in phases and will be working its way out to users in the...

  • Android Key Lime Pie unveiling tipped for Q2 by Qualcomm
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    Android Key Lime Pie unveiling tipped for Q2 by Qualcomm

    By 1 February 2013

    Qualcomm has accidentally posted a roadmap detailing a second-quarter announcement for the next version of Android dubbed Key Lime Pie.  Not much is known about what the update will bring in the way of features, but the second-quarter timeline does...

  • Motorola job listing confirms rumoured 'X phone' development
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    Motorola job listing confirms rumoured 'X phone' development

    By 31 January 2013

    Motorola has posted a job listing on LinkedIn seeking a senior director of product management for its X Phone, giving a bit of confirmation to the rumoured project. Earlier this month, several reports turned up giving details about the X Phone, with...

  • Google hints at what's to come for Motorola Mobility
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    Google hints at what's to come for Motorola Mobility

    By 22 January 2013

    Google CEO Larry Page gave some hints at what's to come for Motorola Mobility, purchased in 2011, on the company's fourth quarter earnings call.  Page said Motorola had better batteries and an impact-resistant design in its sights for 2013. "There’s...

  • Motorola X with Key Lime Pie headed for Google I/O?
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    Motorola X with Key Lime Pie headed for Google I/O?

    By 19 January 2013

    New rumours are turning up in an Android forum and further afield that the much talked-about X Phone will be made by Motorola, come with a 5-inch edge-to-edge display like the Motorola Razr M (I), run the Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie operating system, and...

  • White Motorola RAZR i shows RAZR M how white should be done
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    White Motorola RAZR i shows RAZR M how white should be done

    By 19 December 2012

    Motorola has released a white version of the Motorola RAZR i in time for Christmas at Phones 4u. "Motorola and Phones 4u bring you a special treat to either spend your Christmas money on or treat yourself to as we enter a new year, with the exciting arrival...

  • Best mobile phones available today
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    Best mobile phones available today

    By 28 November 2012

    The smartphone market moves quicker than Tom Cruise on the front of a Eurostar. Keeping up with things isn’t easy, so we thought it would be handy to come up with a list of the best mobile phones available today. It should help you make up your mind...

  • Motorola TLKR walkie-talkie range talks up the talk
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    Motorola TLKR walkie-talkie range talks up the talk

    By 19 November 2012

    Motorola has announced a new range of walkie-talkies in the UK that promises to keep you in touch with others, be it on a day trip in the Lakes or on the slopes in Europe this season. Dubbed TLKR, there are five new models ranging from the T40 to the...

  • Best phone 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders
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    Best phone 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

    By 30 October 2012

    Every Pocket-lint awards event is a gadget spectacular but, this year, things promise to be even more jam-packed than ever. Smartphones in particular had us wearing our fingers down to the bone, typing out all the latest news for you to enjoy. Hopefully...

  • Motorola kills off Webtop software, no more Motorola Atrix
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    Motorola kills off Webtop software, no more Motorola Atrix

    By 8 October 2012

    Motorola has announced it is no longer investing time and resources into its Webtop technology, the software that enabled a smartphone to recreate a laptop experience by plugging into the back of a lapdock. The manufacturer has admitted that a lack of...

  • Motorola acquires face-recognition experts Viewdle
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    Motorola acquires face-recognition experts Viewdle

    By 4 October 2012

    Motorola devices look set to feature improved face-recognition technology, after the manufacturer acquired Viewdle in a deal said to be worth between $30 million and $40 million. The acquisition was confirmed by Motorola in a written statement to TechCrunch,...

  • Motorola RAZR i review
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    Motorola RAZR i review

    By 26 September 2012

    The Motorola RAZR i is arguably the first mainstream Android handset to launch with an Intel chipset inside.  There have been some predecessors, the Orange San Diego for example, but with the RAZR i slated to launch in Europe and Latin America, it has...

  • Apple Maps-gate: Now Motorola has a pop with its Droid Razr M
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    Apple Maps-gate: Now Motorola has a pop with its Droid Razr M

    By 24 September 2012

    Motorola has wasted no time in putting the boot in over the Apple Maps-gate saga, with a far from subtle advert promoting its Motorola Droid Razr M. With the slogan “The real world that’s fit for your hand”, the image sees the iPhone 5 positioned...

  • Motorola RAZR i UK pricing revealed
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    Motorola RAZR i UK pricing revealed

    By 21 September 2012

    Available from the beginning of October, UK pricing for the Motorola RAZR i has been revealed by select carriers. Virgin Media has announced that it will begin selling the Android device in store, online and via telesales starting at £23 a month on its...

  • Motorola RAZR i pictures and hands-on
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    Motorola RAZR i pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    Motorola has pulled the covers off its collaborative device with Intel and the result is the Motorola RAZR i. As predicted, and as we confirmed previously, the RAZR i is the RAZR M launched in the US, now running on Intel hardware. We caught up with the...

  • Motorola RAZR i: Moto says hello to Intel
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    Motorola RAZR i: Moto says hello to Intel

    By 18 September 2012

    Motorola has announced the Motorola RAZR i the first Motorola device to run on the Intel Atom chipset. The new Android smartphone was announced at the company's Edge event on Tuesday in London. Following the launch of the new Verizon-bound Motorola handsets...

  • The iPhone 5 is not the world's thinnest smartphone
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    The iPhone 5 is not the world's thinnest smartphone

    By 13 September 2012

    Apple announced the iPhone 5 yesterday with the claim that it was the world's thinnest smartphone. Taking to the stage and introducing the new iPhone, Phil Schiller, senior vice-president of worldwide marketing at Apple, said: "iPhone 5 is the thinnest...

  • Intel and Motorola tease new edge-to-edge phone, but we've already reviewed it
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    Intel and Motorola tease new edge-to-edge phone, but we've already reviewed it

    By 12 September 2012

    Even though we've told you what the announcement is going to be from Intel and Motorola on 18 September, the two companies are still keen to tease us about an edge-to-edge smartphone that removes the border around the screen to maximise the available...

  • Motorola Droid Razr M   review
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    Motorola Droid Razr M review

    By 12 September 2012

    The Motorola Droid Razr M is a mid-range Android smartphone from Motorola and designed for those who want something that works, won't break the bank, but still fits comfortably in their pocket - not everyone wants phones with huge screens, don't you know....