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  • White Motorola Motoluxe exclusive to Tesco shopping fashionistas
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    White Motorola Motoluxe exclusive to Tesco shopping fashionistas

    By 12 April 2012

    Tesco isn’t normally the place you head to get mobile phone exclusives, but if you want the new Motorola Motoluxe in white that’s exactly where you will be heading.   The new phone is available in Tesco Phone Shops and online through Tesco Direct...

  • Second generation 3G Motorola XOOM 2s arrive at Carphone Warehouse
    Tablets

    Second generation 3G Motorola XOOM 2s arrive at Carphone Warehouse

    By 5 April 2012

    The HTC One X and One S are not the only pair debuting today, as the 3G + Wi-Fi versions of the Motorola XOOM 2 and Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition go on sale. Available from Carphone Warehouse, the main difference between the two models is the size of...

  • Motorola Gleam+ rocks in to remind us of years gone by
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    Motorola Gleam+ rocks in to remind us of years gone by

    By 4 April 2012

    Who said the clamshell phone was dead? Not Motorola that’s for sure. The Motorola Gleam+ is all about style, albeit of retro variety. Yep there’s even an LED display on the front of the phone that will alert you to any messages, calls or notifications....

  • Motorola RAZR Maxx hits Europe in May
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    Motorola RAZR Maxx hits Europe in May

    By 3 April 2012

    Motorola has announced that the release of the Motorola RAZR Maxx outside the US will begin in May 2012, so those looking to get a little more life from their Android are in luck. The phone will be landing across select markets in Europe and the Middle...

  • Motorola Motoluxe review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Motorola Motoluxe review

    By 23 March 2012

    The Motorola Motoluxe is an entry-level device, despite Motorola positioning the handset as a fashionista accessory. As such, it lacks the high-end features and specs you'll find on many handsets, but in return it won't cost you an arm and a leg to buy....

  • Google plans 7-inch tablet with Asus... not Motorola
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    Google plans 7-inch tablet with Asus... not Motorola

    By 9 March 2012

    There are reports that Google has plans to release a 7-inch tablet device as early as May this year, and it has chosen a partner for the venture. But it isn't going to be the hardware company it recently acquired, even if it has tablet expertise and history...

  • MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
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    MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 24 February 2012

    MWC 2012 has not even begun and already the news has been flooding in. Europe's most important mobile phone event will be packed, as ever, with handsets of all types from all the manufacturers of the world (minus one) with everything from the smartest...

  • Motorola Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades detailed, but don't get your hopes up
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    Motorola Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades detailed, but don't get your hopes up

    By 16 February 2012

    Motorola has detailed when its phones and tablets will be getting Google's current Android operating system, version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. However, don't get your hopes up, you'll probably be in for a long wait. The good news, if any, is that Motorola...

  • Intel powered Motorola pics appear
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    Intel powered Motorola pics appear

    By 14 February 2012

    Motorola is grabbing all the headlines today, first the US blessings on its Google deal, now leaked pictures of its first Intel handset.  Boasting a design fairly similar to Moto's current lineup, the new phone - yet to be named - will be one of the...

  • Google Motorola Mobility purchase approved
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    Google Motorola Mobility purchase approved

    By 14 February 2012

    Google has been given US and European permission to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion (£7 billion), marking major acquisition of patents for the search engine giant. Company regulators have said they will be monitoring the deal closely, ensuring...

  • Motorola Motoluxe February launch for the UK
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    Motorola Motoluxe February launch for the UK

    By 8 February 2012

    Motorola kicked off 2012 by announcing the arrival of both the Motorola Defy Mini and Motorola Motoluxe budget Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) handsets, and the latter is landing in the UK this month. The Motorola Motoluxe has a 4-inch touchscreen display....

  • Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition review

    By 30 January 2012

    Many, including Motorola, followed the iPad's about-10-inch route with the launch of their first tablet, but there's a lot to be said for a more compact format as seen here with the 8.2-inch Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition. But with challengers in this...

  • Motorola MotoACTV review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Motorola MotoACTV review

    By 20 January 2012

    The Motorola ACTV sees Motorola Mobility branch into a new sector. It's a bold move, taking on the established Nike+, Polar, Garmin and Timex, to name a few. But does the Motorola ACTV bring anything new to the table? Does it offer a viable alternative...

  • Motorola Xoom Ice Cream Sandwich update available now
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom Ice Cream Sandwich update available now

    By 19 January 2012

    Back in December Motorola stated that it was planning as many Ice Cream Sandwich updates as possible and the first fruits of that promise have been realised with the release of Android 4.0 for the original Motorola Xoom. If you own a Wi-Fi-only version...

  • Clove's Motorola RAZR pre-order is all white
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    Clove's Motorola RAZR pre-order is all white

    By 18 January 2012

    Online phone retailer Clove has detailed the pre-order plans for the white Motorola RAZR. It will be selling the pasty handset for £430.80, contract free, from next month but you can put your order in now. You'll get a pair of folding speakers, worth...

  • JCB limited edition Motorola Defy+ digs in
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    JCB limited edition Motorola Defy+ digs in

    By 17 January 2012

    We first got wind of the Motorola Defy+ JCB limited edition handset back in November, but now the soon-to-be Google owned company has firmed up the official UK launch details. The Motorola Defy+ JCB Edition is available now, for £259.99. Its makers call...

  • Verizon Droid 4 by Motorola pictures and hands-on
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    Verizon Droid 4 by Motorola pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    The Droid range in the US on Verizon has always had a special place in many people's hearts. It might be big, it might be a tad on the ugly side, but it has a full QWERTY keyboard for those that still have a love for the hard button rather than touch...

  • Motorola Defy Mini pictures and hands-on
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    Motorola Defy Mini pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Over in Las Vegas at CES, tucked away in a deep and dark corner of the Motorola Booth, Pocket-lint spotted the Motorola Defy Mini - one of two budget Android devices announced by the Google-owned (nearly) company earlier this month (along with the Motoluxe)....

  • Motorola Motoluxe pictures and hands-on
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    Motorola Motoluxe pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Motorola kicked off 2012 by announcing the arrival of both the Motorola Defy Mini and Motorola Motoluxe budget Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) handsets and Pocket-lint's eagle eyes spotted the latter tucked away on the soon-to-be Google owned company's booth...

  • Intel strikes deal with Motorola for future devices
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    Intel strikes deal with Motorola for future devices

    By 11 January 2012

    Motorola and Intel have signed a multi year partnership that will see the processor company bring its mobile chip architecture to smartphones. Like the "Googorola" partnership that already exists, this should in theory further secure Motorola's position...

  • Motorola beefs up the Razr with the Droid Razr Maxx
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    Motorola beefs up the Razr with the Droid Razr Maxx

    By 9 January 2012

    Motorola has given its flagship handset, the Razr, a spec boost in the form of the Maxx which features double the memory of the original handset and a bigger 21 hour capable battery. The 32 GB Maxx retains the super slim 8.99 mm of the Razr lineup and...

  • Verizon announces Motorola Droid 4
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    Verizon announces Motorola Droid 4

    By 9 January 2012

    The original Droid was the phone that changed Android's fortunes in the US. Now, Verizon is hoping that it will get people excited about 4G and the fourth iteration lands in the US. The handset is also the slimmest 4G slider phone yet, according to Verizon,...

  • Motorola teaser hints at wireless charging (video)
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    Motorola teaser hints at wireless charging (video)

    By 8 January 2012

    Motorola has teased wireless charging as a headline feature for CES 2012, if our interpretation of their teaser video is correct. The video, posted on Saturday 7 January, simply shows an unhappy Dual Port Universal Charger shedding a tear, before inviting...

  • Motorola Defy Mini and Motoluxe budget smartphones hit Europe in Spring
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    Motorola Defy Mini and Motoluxe budget smartphones hit Europe in Spring

    By 5 January 2012

    Motorola is bringing two new smartphones to Europe (plus China and Latin America) in Spring that it claims "won't break the bank". Both budget handsets will rock Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and expand Motorola Mobility's range so it can appeal to users...

  • Google Tablet to take on Kindle Fire?
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    Google Tablet to take on Kindle Fire?

    By 5 January 2012

    It has often been rumoured that Google will be looking to take on Apple head-to-head in the tablet space in the near future, and its acquisition of Motorola would seemingly help with the hardware side of things. However, rather than take on the iPad,...