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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Stream Your Future Memories Real-Time with Qik

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Ever find yourself wishing you had a webcam with you while on the go?  Let’s say you’re at grandma’s birthday party and want to share a video of her blowing out the candles.  What to do?  If you have Qik on your phone, you simply open up the app and start sharing!   Deals, ...

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Motorola Prototype Surfaces, Yet Another Form Factor

You have to give Motorola credit for not churning out the same handset over and over.  It’s simple to take the route of either a slab phone or sliding QWERTY, yet Motorola keeps coming up with various form factors for Android.  Take a look at the pictures below and you’ll see the ...

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Motorola Revises Android 2.1 Details for Handsets

Motorola has updated the timeline for rolling out Android 2.1 to their various handsets.  We now have details and a window of expectation for each of their phones, including the recent Cliq XT. Strangely, the latest T-Mobile handset is slated to get an update a full quarter before ...

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New Motoblur Handset or Really Good Photoshop Job?

Droiddog.com is reporting that the handset pictured to the left may be a new Motoblur prototype from Motorola in the wild.  The details and chain of events that led to the picture are are sketchy but not impossible. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Motorola Pushing Out Software Update for Cliq

Motorola Cliq owners should be on the lookout for a software update notification on their handset.  After a handful of stutter steps and false starts, the T-Mobile smartphone is finally rolling out the update designed to improved GPS, battery, and Bluetooth among other items.  Below is a list ...

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Motorola Release: Bell Gets DEXT, Rogers Gets Quench

Enter the Motorola DEXT and Motorola DEXT (Round of applause). Despite MotoBlur not being among the most popular of the Android flavours, I am quite excited to see it enter the Canadian market. We will see soon, as there is no official release date, what MotoBlur is all about when Rogers ...

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Special Edition AndroidGuys Podcast This Thursday!

Mark your calendars for this Thursday, 7PM Pacific/10PM Eastern for a special edition of our AndroidGuys Podcast! We’re trying some new things, with a new format for Thursday nights… you certainly won’t be disappointed. Hosting the maiden broadcast for Thursday will be myself ...

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Watch as Droid Does All Kinds of Wonderful Things [VIDEO]

We just received an email from a member of the M80 team.  Apparently, they are behind some new viral ad campaigns for Motorola and the Droid.  Below, you will find 4 YoutTube clips, each showcasing a different “hidden feature” found in the handset. Did you know that Droid does ...

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Motorola Scrapping MOTOBLUR in Favor of HTC Sense UI

It looks like Google isn’t the only one looking to address Android fragmentation. Word on the street is that Motorola has scrapped future MOTOBLUR plans in favor of (wait for it) HTC’s Sense UI. Now we understand why there’s been a rather long delay in getting handsets like ...

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2.1 Arrives on Select Droids Today, Full Rollout Starts This Week

According to Engadget, the long awaited Android 2.1 rollout has commenced for Droid owners.  Start earlier today, 1,000 started receiving the notification that an update is available for their phone.  By the time many of you head to bed, another 9,000 will see this message as well.  After ...

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Android 2.1 update for Motorola Milestone available in Hong Kong

Motorola has started to roll-out the Android 2.1 update for the Milestone. They have posted this shot on their Facebook page with the following message: So the Hong Kong version is available, but as ever we would recommend you waiting your specific country/operator version update of Milestone ...

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