Google Officially Kills Off Motorola’s Lapdock, Webtop OS


It’s been rumored that Motorola Mobility will abandon the innovative Webtop OS and Lapdock accessory that would essentially convert a phone, when docked to the laptop hardware, into a lightweight netbook. The concept debuted with the Motorola Atrix 4G released for AT&T and since then Motorola had released a number of devices for AT&T, Sprint, […]

Google Strips Motorola of Webtop, Retires Lapdock


When Motorola Mobility unveiled the original Motorola Atrix for AT&T alongside the Webtop OS and the Lapdock mobile computing accessory, it was one of the coolest ideas to emerge out from CES 2011. However, the implementation was another story and the experience was encumbered by lags and bugs and the solution wasn’t quite an ideal […]

ClamCase Brings Clambook Laptop Dock to Most Android Smartphones, iPhone

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For owners of non-Webtop enabled Motorola smartphones and iPhone owners who look toward their Droid counterpart longingly with their ability to connect their phones to a laptop shell to gain a larger display, longer run time thanks to recharging capabilities, a full size keyboard, trackpad, speakers, and USB ports, fret not as ClamCase is looking […]

Motorola’s Latest Webtop OS Ditches Custom Linux OS for Ice Cream Sandwich


With Android Ice Cream Sandwich being the first version of the Android operating system that melds together’s Google’s smartphone edition and tablet edition (previously limited to Android 3.x Honeycomb) of the mobile OS together, we’re seeing the lines between phone and tablet being blurred. With the traditional phone-centric build of targeted at finger-friendly mobility highlighting […]

Motorola Lapdock 500 Review: Turn Your Phone Into a Laptop

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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 […]

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Brings Native Lapdock Capabilities for Full Desktop Apps


It looks like Google may be borrowing a page from Motorola Mobility’s playbook ahead of the completed acquisition of the smartphone-maker. With Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, it is now speculated that Google will be bringing Lapdock-like capabilities with the next iteration of Android with scalable, full-screen apps. In a prior report, there were speculations that […]

Google to Target Larger Screens with Tablet-Centric Android 5.0 Jelly Bean


According to leaks, Google is working on its next-generation version of the Android mobile operating system dubbed Android 5.0, code named Jelly Bean, that will succeed Ice Cream Sandwich. Jelly Bean may potentially see a debut mid-year at the Google I/O conference, and it’s unclear if Google intends on debuting Jelly Bean with a new […]

Motorola Promises to be Smarter with the RAZR in 2012


After having announced that the company will be introducing fewer smartphone models in 2012 than it had in 2011, Motorola is also revealing some of the company’s strategy ahead of its earnings report. Motorola says that it will be working to refine its Android Smart Actions, a feature that was introduced along with the Droid […]

Verizon Motorola Droid 4 Accessories Leak Ahead of Launch


Verizon’s Droid 4 leaks get better every time. After an anticipated, yet still unofficial, launch date of December 8, we are now seeing some of the compatible accessories that will be available for this Webtop-enabled smartphone. The first accessory is a Lapdock 100, which is a more compact and lighter accessory that converts your smartphone […]

Droid RAZR Displays Start Appearing in Verizon Stores


Verizon Wireless is updating its Droid Does displays inside its stores to feature room for the upcoming launch of the Droid RAZR, which the company says is coming 11/11/11 at 11:11 AM. Live display models are not yet installed, but the new super sleek and super slim flagship 4G LTE smartphone made by Motorola does […]

CTIA: Lapdock 100 Hands-On for Sprint Photon 4G, Coming 10/21 (Video)

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At the CTIA trade show in San Diego, California, Sprint had a Lapdock 100 on display that’s compatible with the Webtop-enabled Motorola Photon 4G Android smartphone. The Lapdock, when connected to the Photon 4G’s micro USB and HDMI ports, brings out the Webtop environment, allowing users to experience their smartphones on a larger, laptop-like display, […]

AT&T Announces Five New Android Smartphones: Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung DoubleTime, Samsung Captivate Glide, Pantech Pocket and prepaid AT&T Avail


On the eve of 2011’s Fall CTIA, U.S. GSM carrier AT&T has announced five new Android smartphones, which brings the count of this year’s Android lineup for the carrier up to 19 devices. The five new devices include the Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung DoubleTime, Samsung Captivate Glide, Pantech Pocket and prepaid AT&T Avail. First up is […]

5 Things the iPhone 5 Can Learn From the Droid Bionic

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The iPhone is generally thought of as a leading smartphone, one the competition learns from and copies, but this time around, there are several features that I hope the iPhone 5 learns from the Droid Bionic. The iPhone 5 is even more anticipated than the iPhone 4, but it is facing stiff competition from several […]

How to Use Webtop on the Droid Bionic [Videos]

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The Motorola Droid Bionic is similar to the Atrix 4G, in that it has a Webtop application and a collection of accessories designed to help you be more productive on the go. Webtop is an application, that when paired with one of the right accessories, will turn your phone into a laptop or into a hub […]

Motorola Droid Bionic Features, Specs and Accessories Revealed

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The Motorola Droid Bionic is practically here. There’s no official release date from Verizon just yet, but new leaks and information from a trusted source leads us to believe that you’ll be able to go buy a Droid Bionic on September 8th. The new information comes to us by way of Droid-Life, which posted up […]

Motorola Droid Bionic LapDock Priced at $300?


Leaked pricing suggest that Motorola and Verizon Wireless may be pricing the unique LapDock laptop dock accessory at $300, a far cry from affordability considering that users can get a full netbook that is capable of so much more for the same price. The LapDock garnered a lot of attention at CES earlier this year […]

Google + Motorola, Will Webtop OS Pave the Way to an Android-Chromebook Dock?


Google has already stated a number of things about its announced $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, including that Motorola wouldn’t be favored in making future Nexus products as well as other hardware partners in the ecosystem reacting positively to the announcement, but what we haven’t heard is how Motorola will add value to the […]