Is This the Droid Heir Apparent?

Hi there!  We noticed you staring at that picture up above.  You like?  Yeah, that is presumably the follow up to the Motorola Droid from Verizon.  It looks great, doesn’t it?  Would you like to hear the rumored specs?  They’re just about the nicest we’ve seen on an Android ...

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PrimeTime2Go: Mobile DVR for Moto

QuickPlay Media has released PrimeTime2Go, a subscription-based Android app that not only allows you to watch TV shows over wifi, but also to use the phone as a DVR. (Edit: To clarify, shows must be downloaded over wifi, but no connection is needed to watch them after they’re ...

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Droid Sequel Gets Wi-Fi Certification?

Could the Droid family be getting bigger?  Maybe.  Earlier today a new Motorola handset got Wi-Fi certification with the model number A955.  Sound familiar?  Those familiar with Droids and Milestones may recognize this as those phones have model numbers of A855 and A853.   In addition to this, ...

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UK Motorola Milestone Gets Android 2.1

UK customers with Motorola Milestone owners take notice.  Your Android 2.1 upgrade started rolling out today!  You can download the update manually from http://direct.motorola.com/hellomoto/support/update/ or you could wait a few days for an OTA version. Enjoy your new features like live ...

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Battle of the Network Stars

When purchasing a new phone many of us are being faced with not only a question of a handset but a prospective betrothed wireless carrier for at least a two year term (this is/was the genius of the Nexus One, more on that later).  That has not been more evident since Apple signed an ...

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Motorola MT720 Targets China’s Business Users

We just happened to be checking out Motorola’s website this evening when we stumbled upon another Android-based handset.  You’re looking at the MT720, which is an OPhone flavored version of Android.  Somehow this model flew under our radar.  After a quick look around some of our ...

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Motorola Shadow News Emerges From… The Shadows

It has been a while since we last reported on the device once dubbed as a “Nexus Two.”  Coming from handset maker Motorola, there’s nothing official about this mysterious Shadow phone. After hitting the web back in January, things were relatively quiet until this past weekend.

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Motorola Sells 2.3 Million Android Handsets in Quarter 1

Motorola announced it’s Q1 earnings today, with the technology company pulling in more than $5 billion dollars! That’s right, $5 billion dollars!  Its mobile arm brought in $1.6 billion, shipping 8.5 million phones, including 2.3 million Android smartphones.  Nice!  While overall ...

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Motorola Backflip Now on Telus for $99.99

The Motorola Backflip on Telus, as promised last month, is now available for those who have a fever for Android and dig the weird flip mechanism and the unconventional rear touchpad. As you may already know, the Motorola Backflip packs a 3.1″ HVGA display, 5 megapixel camera with flash (which ...

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Rogers Social View – What’s In A Name

Most recent Canadian Mobile news has rumoured a new service called Social View from Rogers Wireless. Up until now, no one could figure out what it was, although we all could safely assume it had something to do with amalgamation of social networking services. Here is the official description: a ...

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AdMob Report Breaks Down Where Android Traffic Comes From

The latest AdMob metrics report is out and it gives some insight into how the composition of Android phones. Did you know that as of March, there 12 manufacturers with 34 different Android devices? Yup. Further, 96 percent of Android’s traffic comes from 11 handsets. That’s a heck ...

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Motorola Ditches Google Location Services

In a recent development, Motorola has announced that it is replacing Google location services in a vast majority of its devices with Skyhook location services. Skyhook, which is already used in Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, triangulates your location by using a large grid of WiFi ...

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Minor Update to Motorola CLIQ XT Available NOW! Limited to First 1,000 Downloads

T-Mobile has just made a minor software update available to their Motorola Cliq XT handset.  Limited to the first 1,000 people to download it, the update improves data connectivity, decreases random reboots and force closes, and more.  The update just hit about 20 minutes ago and we can confirm ...

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Three Hardware Standards Android Handset Manufacturers Need to Implement

Since the debut of the T-Mobile G1 in October 2008, Android has grown exponentially.  The platform has progressed from 1.0 to 2.1, with high-end Android handsets being all the rage in recent months. With the rapid growth of the platform we have seen many different pieces of hardware that  show ...

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Telus Motorola Milestone, Get Some 2.1 Love

Droid owners got their update many weeks ago, now the Telus Motorola Milestone is up at bat. The update is not over-the-air (OTA) so don’t stop reading this post just yet. The update must be downloaded from the Motorola website and applied via computer. Visit the Motorola Support Website, ...

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