Dear HTC: I’d Take Good Battery Life Over a Thin Phone

Dear HTC: I'd Rather Have Good Battery Life Than a Thin Phone

According to HTC’s vice president of product strategy Bjorn Kilburn, the company has been doing diligent research over the last year or so in an effort to figure out whether customers prefer a thin phone or good battery life. Apparently the results from that research led the company to conclude that customers prefer thinness over […]

HTC Rezound Android 4.0 Update Looks Good for April 6th

HTC Rezound Android 4.0 Update Looks Good for April 6th

Last week, a Best Buy document seemingly outed the Android 4.0 dates for the HTC Rezound, Motorola Droid RAZR and the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX. Today, another document from Best Buy has surfaced indicating a delay in the release Ice Cream Sandwich for the Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR MAXX while the date for the […]

Motorola to Share Droid RAZR MAXX Android 4.0 Details Soon

Motorola to Share Droid RAZR MAXX Android 4.0 Details Soon

Today is April 4th, the date that a leaked Best Buy document said would be the day that the Motorola Droid RAZR and Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX would be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Owners of both devices have yet to see any new software roll out but Motorola, for its part, says that […]

How to Turn the Droid RAZR Into the Droid RAZR MAXX

How to Turn Your Droid RAZR Into a Droid RAZR MAXX

Back in 2011, Motorola and Verizon launched the Droid RAZR. Soon after, those who bought the Droid RAZR became horrified when they learned that Motorola and Verizon were planning to launch the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX, a phone that is only slightly thicker than the original RAZR but houses a massive 3,300 mAH battery that […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [March, 2012]

The month of March has been a quiet one on the Android front, quietest that we’ve seen in quite some time. Of course, companies like HTC and Motorola promised fewer, but better releases in 2012 and it appears that they are sticking to the game plan, at least for now. That being said, little has […]

Wish Your Smartphone Had a Bigger Screen? You’re Not Alone

iPhone 5 mockup - what it might look like with a bigger screen

Do you wish your smartphone had a bigger screen? According to a study by Strategy Analytics most of us do, which our own Chuong Nguyen posted. He reported that a research firm asked smartphone users in the United States and UK about their phone’s screen. It turns out that 90% of users wanted a bigger […]

Every DROID on Sale at Amazon Through March 26th

Every DROID on Sale at Amazon Through March 26th

Earlier today, Amazon announced that it would be hosting a sale throughout March on every single 4G WiMax for Sprint leading us to speculate that a 4G LTE roll out will be taking place in April. Well, the retailer has also just unveiled a sale on smartphones for Verizon, specifically, every single DROID-branded smartphone that […]

Motorola Lapdock 500 Review: Turn Your Phone Into a Laptop

Lapdock 500 Review13

The Motorola Lapdock 500 is a laptop dock for your Motorola smartphone. Connect your Droid 4, Droid RAZR or Droid RAZR MAXX to the Lapdock 500 and you can use a full version of FireFox, access your phone and work on documents on the larger 14 inch display. One of the best things about this setup is […]

Verizon Bringing 4G LTE to New Markets on March 15th

Verizon Bringing 4G LTE to New Markets on March 15th

We had been waiting for Verizon to perk up with another 4G LTE roll out announcement and today, the carrier has done just that. Today, Verizon announced that two new markets will be getting the carrier’s next-generation high-speed network and while two isn’t a lot, Verizon has a tendency to add more markets between the […]

Android 4.0 for Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX and Droid 4 Screens Leaked

Android 4 MotoBlur Ice Cream Sandwich

All of Motorola’s latest smartphones, like the RAZR, RAZR MAXX and Droid 4 have launched with Android 2.3, lacking the latest and greatest Android 4.0 software. Motorola released a list of Android 4.0 updates last week, but out favorite Verizon Motorola smartphones were missing from the list, with a promise of details in the future. […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [February, 2012]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [February, 2012]

Every month, we share what we think are the five best Android smartphones that are currently on shelves here in the United States and February is going to be no different. Thing is, Android manufacturers have been relatively silent in the last two months so not much has changed from January’s list. Of course, this […]

Verizon Expanding Its 4G LTE Network on February 16th

Verizon Expanding Its 4G LTE Network on February 16th

Verizon has been rather quiet on the 4G LTE front lately but that has all changed today as the carrier has announced that it will be rolling out its fourth-generation service to new markets on February 16th. And, as is typically custom with a Verizon 4G LTE roll out, the carrier also confirmed that it […]

Verizon Offering Limited Edition Droid RAZR to Employees


Verizon is offering its employees the chance to purchase a limited edition Droid RAZR smartphone. The House of Droid has worked together with Motorola to develop a limited edition version of the thin flagship Android smartphone for employees. Unlike retail version of the Droid RAZR, the Kevlar fiber-encased back side of the phone will have […]

All Eyes Should Be On Verizon This Quarter


After losing on its home turf to the iPhone last quarter, the Droid brand is stepping up with its strongest showing yet, backed by new models and great deals. But will it be enough?

Verizon Introducing Two Fantastic Deals Alongside the Droid 4


Motorola and Verizon have finally decided to announce the official release date of the Motorola Droid 4, giving it the expected $199 price tag along with a February 10th release date. Also expected. In addition, the carrier is going to be offering a couple of deals that will kick-off the same day as the Droid […]

Motorola Readying New Update for Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX Smartphones


It appears that Motorola and Verizon Wireless are readying a new software update for the Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX smartphones, which are essentially based on the same software and design except that the latter has a much more capacious battery while retaining a still slim form factor. The software update for both devices are […]

Droid RAZR MAXX Review: Insane Battery Life (Editors’ Choice)

Droid RAZR MAXX Display

The Droid RAZR MAXX from arrives on Verizon Wireless as somewhat of a surprise, following quickly in the footsteps of the Droid RAZR. Its massive 3300 mAh battery delivers the first 4G LTE smartphone that can last a full day in the real world. The RAZR MAXX has everything the smartphone user wants — a thin design, […]

Droid RAZR MAXX Battery Test Tops 36 Hours

Droid RAZR MAXX Battery Test

The Droid RAZR MAXX from Motorola is the first 4G LTE smartphone that delivers a real all day battery experience. Just how good is the RAZR MAXX’s battery life? The Droid RAZR MAXX battery can easily last a day and a half on a single charge without any of the tweaks and tips that other […]

Droid RAZR MAXX Crushes Competition in 4G LTE Battery Life Test


Yesterday, Verizon launched the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX which is essentially a Motorola Droid RAZR with a massive 3,300 mAh battery on board. Needless to say, it’s an intriguing phone because of the poor battery life that Verizon’s 4G LTE smartphones get. But just how much better is it? Well, LaptopMag went ahead and answered […]