Lenovo To Purchase Motorola Mobility From Google

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Google and Lenovo are announcing today that Lenovo will acquire Motorola Mobility from Google for$2.91 billion dollars. Google originally paid $12.5 billion dollars to acquire Motorola Mobility in 2012, so the purchase price reflects the loss Google had been taking each quarter on the handset business. Google had previously sold Motorola’s set top box business […]

Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat Update Isn’t Coming Anytime Soon

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Droid DNA owners should not be expected the Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat update to roll out anytime soon as HTC now says that the update will be landing at the end of the first quarter which likely means a roll out in the month of March. HTC confirmed the Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat […]

Verizon Begins Teasing New Device, Possibly new Droid Tablet

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Verizon may not have had the best luck selling its own Droid branded tablets, but if guesses about what is being shown off in a new company video are accurate, it isn’t giving up on the concept. Verizon’s DroidLanding social media account on Twitter, began teasing a new device early this morning with cryptic messages that […]

Droid Ultra Video: First Impressions

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The Verizon Droid Ultra is one of Verizon’s latest smartphones, arriving to fill the shoes of the Droid RAZR HD which came before it and while there is no longer a RAZR in the name, there are some fan favorite features on the Droid Ultra. Verizon’s Droid Ultra is $199 on contract and arrives as […]

Droid 5 Leak Shows Off Motorola’s Best-In-Class Keyboard

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The keyboard isn’t quite dead yet, at least not on a smartphone with a sliding QWERTY form factor. Motorola, which had made the keyboard a staple since the release of the original Droid, is now back at the form factor again with a potential Droid 5. Newly leaked pictures show off what appears to be […]

Droid DNA Disappears as Verizon HTC One Release Nears

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The Droid DNA has vanished from Verizon Wireless’ website amidst rumors of a Verizon HTC One release taking place on August 15th. Earlier today, we learned that the Verizon HTC One release may have been pushed from August 1st to August 15th for unknown reasons. Droid-Life is saying that another source has backed up that […]

Verizon and Motorola Debut Droid Ultra

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Android minded users on Verizon now have a new smartphone designed to deliver the latest in top-of-the-line Android hardware, the Motorola Droid Ultra. As expected, the Droid Ultra, which will cost $199 with a two-year service contract, keeps the Kevlar shell of its predecessors. However, unlike some recent Droid devices, users will find that the Droid Ultra […]

Droid Maxx Official With Insane 48 Hour Battery Life, Smart Software

The Droid Maxx arrives with a 48 hour battery life, wireless charging a 5-inch 1080P display and much more.

The new Droid Maxx delivers a thinner kevlar body with a bigger battery that Motorola claims will last two full days of real use and it packs in a collection of new smart features that Motorola hopes will help take on the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One. Motorola and Verizon announced the Droid […]

Proposed Droid Ultra Maxx Commercial Highlights 48-Hour Battery Life

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In case you’re ever stranded on a deserted island, Verizon Wireless and its ad agency are now working on a new commercial for an upcoming, unannounced Motorola Droid RAZR Ultra Maxx smartphone that promises a full two days of battery life on a single charge. Hopefully, in those two days of being left stranded, you’re […]

No Motorola Announcement This Week

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After reports ignited over the July 4th holiday weekend in the U.S. that Motorola may be hosting a small media event on July 11th to potentially inaugurate the flagship Moto X, Droid Ultra, Ultra Maxx, or Ultra M smartphones, the Google-owned hardware company is now refuting that there will in fact be an event. This […]

New Droid Smartphone Could Be Heading to Verizon (Update: Nope)

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It was back in November 2011 that the infamous @DroidLanding account sent out its last tweet. Today, that Twitter account reactivated itself teasing prospective smartphone shoppers with something new, perhaps a new phone, perhaps something else. The @DroidLanding Twitter account, which in the past has offered information and contests for Verizon’s Droid-branded devices sprung back […]

Motorola Obake Smartphone Spotted for Verizon

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A new and unannounced Motorola Obake smartphone for Verizon Wireless was seen on a leaked benchmark report from AnTuTu. There is little information about the phone available at this time, but the benchmarking score was an 18218 and the device is believed to be running a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon processor with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean under […]

Unknown Motorola Android Smartphone Shows Up On Video

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An unannounced Motorola Android handset was shown leaked on video, but the device is believed to not be the much rumored Motorola X Phone that’s believed to be announced at the Google I/O developer conference in May. At this point, the device shares some design aesthetics with the Droid RAZR HD series. In terms of […]

Verizon Begins Rolling Out HTC Droid DNA OTA Update

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Verizon Wireless is now beginning to roll out an over-the-air (OTA) software update for the HTC Droid DNA on its network. The update itself weighs in at about 100 MB so you can either check for it and download the update over a 4G LTE, 3G, or WiFi network. Though the update doesn’t bring any new features or […]

GSM Droid DNA Now Called HTC Butterfly

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It looks like the GSM version of the HTC Droid DNA (Verizon) will be called the HTC Butterfly. The smartphone-maker had quietly announced the HTC Butterfly via a landing page on its website, and the device bears identical design to its Verizon sibling as well as share the same high-end specs as the HTC J […]

Verizon’s HTC Droid DNA to Launch as HTC Deluxe Internationally

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It looks like Verizon’s HTC Droid DNA may be coming to other markets outside the U.S. Outside of Verizon’s home base, the high-end smartphone will shed its Droid name and get cloned as the HTC Deluxe, which will reportedly feature the same quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and the awesome 5-inch 1080p full HD display. […]

HTC and Verizon Announce DROID DNA Release Date & Price

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Today HTC and Verizon announced the new 5-inch HTC DROID DNA at an event in New York. The DROID DNA will go on sale next week on November 21 for $199.99 on a two-year contract, with pre-orders starting today. The HTC DROID DNA is HTC’s first 5-inch smartphone, and the first phone with a Super […]

Droid Does ‘Droid DNA’ on Verizon’s Web Portal

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It looks like the HTC Droid DNA‘s launch is all but confirmed by U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Wireless as the oft-rumored smartphone has been mentioned on Verizon’s DroidDoes.com web portal that highlights the various Droid-branded smartphone models. The 5-inch smartphone will be the first phablet-class device to launch with a full 1080p HD resolution display and […]