AT&T announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Motorola Atrix HD

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AT&T today announced its latest Android smartphone, the Motorola Atrix HD  to pick up a 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Available to users immediately, the update brings all the familiar features such as Google Now, smarter keyboard and widgets, and rich notifications. ATRIX HD customers can get the ...

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Google CEO talks Android, Nexus program, Apple, and more in rare interview

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Google CEO Larry Page thinks that the Android team has done a pretty god job of keeping its partners happy.  Considering this is one of the chief concerns for Google and Co., we’d hope for at least some success in this area. In a lengthy, and rare, interview with Fortune, Larry Page sheds ...

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Motorola updates Jelly Bean timetable for devices

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Motorola this week adjusted its timetable for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates. The support page tells us that the Atrix HD, Electrify M and Xoom are next up for the update followed by a handful of other devices in 2013. Among those listed with tentative 4.1 updates in the coming year are the ...

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Android 4.2 won’t be officially supported on Xoom, Nexus S

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Those of you who own a Motorola Xoom or Samsung Nexus S will find that their respective devices will not see Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates. Well, in an official capacity, that is. A post on Google Groups tells us that 4.1.2 should be the last release of Android that is offered up for both... ...

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Walmart Black Friday ad has smattering of smartphones to snag

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Walmart has become the latest retailer to see its Black Friday ad posted on the internet.  While it’s got more than some of the others we’ve encountered the last few days, it’s mostly a bunch of budget-priced handsets. There doesn’t seem to be anything particular that ...

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Motorola Droid Razr M gets Jelly Bean update

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DROID RAZR M by Motorola is the second Verizon Wireless smartphone to be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software upgrade will be pushed to customers in phases starting Nov. 9. Customers who would like to manually download the upgrade through the settings menu will be able to within the ...

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U.S. Cellular adds Motorola Electrify M to 4G LTE roster

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U.S. Cellular, staying pretty busy as of late, is adding another 4G LTE smartphone to its Android lineup. Today sees the carrier announcing the Motorola Electrify M, an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset for its online store on November 8.  Available in retail stores on November 9, pricing ...

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Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD on sale today

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Just a quick note to remind you all that the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD are now available for Verizon customers.  The pair of Motorola smartphones are offered with a few color and capacity options, with pricing of either $199 or $299 depending on your needs.  The two phones feature ...

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Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD to arrive October 18

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Verizon today announced that the Motorola Droid Razr HD and Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD will arrive in a week’s time.  Slated to hit stores and online October 18, the two devices will be offered in black with the Droid Razr HD also available in white. Pricing and storage options are as follows:

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Motorola not developing Webtop on future devices

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Motorola has confirmed that its Webtop technology is no longer going to be included in future Android-based smartphones.  An official announcement from the hardware maker advises that even though there was a good level of interest and community support, the ends do not justify the means.  To ...

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First signs of Motorola Occam, Manta surface online

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A pair of Motorola devices have just landed on our radar this morning, coming in the form two codenames: Occam and Manta.  Very little is known about these two models, save for their flavor of Android and benchmark scores.  Nevertheless, we’re glad to have some new Motorola stuff to look ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys #130 “The Nexus Ultimatum”

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RECORDED LIVE OCT. 04, 2012 In this week’s episode the guys tackle the late-breaking rumors that surround the Google Nexus project and one of its potential devices, the LG Optimus G.  After discussing all the stuff that is slated to go into the changed Nexus initiative  we delve into what ...

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Motorola acquires facial recognition company Viewdle

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Could this tech power multi-user profiles for future Android tablets? We certainly hope so.

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Motorola pulls its ITC lawsuit against Apple

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Motorola today pulled its lawsuit against Apple, just weeks after filing against the Cupertino-based company.  Initially centered around seven alleged patent violations, Motorola did not give any reason for the withdraw but made certain to iterate that “there are no agreements between ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys #129 “99 Problems and They’re All First World”

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RECORDED LIVE SEPT. 20, 2012 For the first time in months, the entire gang gets together to form the Android Podcast Voltron.  Topics this week include LG’s Optimus G and the problem(s) it might face in the United States, HTC’s lack of an Android announcement, and the reason we ...

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