Droid RAZR M is far from the newest smartphone in the Verizon lineup, however as of tomorrow -- there will be a new color coming available. The handset is launching tomorrow, but is actually coming in time for Valentine's Day. And with that, you have probably already guessed the color -- pink.
Google and Motorola are rumored to be working together on the next flagship phone for the company, and potentially for Android, we want to go over a few of our most-wanted features. For those unaware multiple reports are claiming Google and Motorola have an X-Phone nearly finished, and an X-Tablet coming soon. With all the recent rumors and Google CEOs dancing around questions we figured we'd ask you guys - our readers - what you want from the X-Phone.
Google's investor relations call surely wasn't anything exciting, but while we've been following along the Q and A sessions gave us a few treats. First up Larry Page talked about the Nexus supply, and now their CFO briefly mentioned their plans for Motorola. Read on for a quick quote right from Google's own as he talks about big changes coming soon.
Google and Motorola were working together on the newly acquired manufacturers next handset, we're now seeing a few tips and rumors with some bold and big claims. Multiple sources have come forward claiming to have some details about a May release date, 5-inch edge-to-edge bezel free displays, and Nexus-like in its OS. Read on for a few of the better rumors floating around.
Motorola Atrix 2, then you were probably disappointed to find out that Motorola isn't planning to upgrade the device to Jelly Bean. Last year, the company revealed a list of devices it will be upgrading to Jelly Bean in the coming months, with the Atrix 2 stuck in the column of handsets that are eligible for a $100 credit toward the purchase of a new Motorola phone. That unfortunately means that Jelly Bean just isn't in the cards, so what's an Atrix 2 owner to do?
Google's Larry Page recently had a nice conversation and interview with the folks at Wired, and we heard some neat comments. Talks about Google+, social media, Android of course, and lots about Motorola. Last year Google purchased Motorola Mobility largely for their patent portfolio, but in the interview Larry gently talks about the acquisition, and what is in store for Motorola's future.
Motorola Atrix 4G owners. When the device launched long ago as one of the first Tegra 2 dual-core smartphones it was rather impressive, but since then it has been long forgotten in terms of updates. Today however Motorola might finally be ready to test the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update before releasing it to the public.
Motorola has been on a hot streak lately with software updates for many of their impressive Android smartphones. One that is getting updated today - although not the update we want - is the QWERTY keyboard packing PHOTON Q slider. As the title implies, this isn't Jelly Bean but you'll want to accept the update anyways as usual.
Android finds itself at the top of the charts yet again. For the three month period ending in November 2012, Android's market share grew to 53.7%, up 1.1 percentage points from the three month period ending August 2012. iOS was on the rise in that period too, gaining 0.7 percentage points over the period ending in November to settle at 35%.
FTC has brought their investigation to a close regarding good old Google. The folks from Mountain View reached a settlement and as a result will not face any fines. After a nearly 2-year investigation into the mobile and search giants operations, mainly with search and unfair practices, things are finally reaching a close and Google can move on.