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Droid X

Motorola DROID X sequel to feature dual-core Tegra 2, improved display

January 26th, 2011

A new unconfirmed report suggests Motorola is prepping a sequel to its supersized DROID X smartphone that will improve the device in several key areas. Motorola launched the DROID X last year as its first entry into the popular new extra-large smartphone space. HTC and Samsung have found the most success with smartphone displays measuring …

Dell wants to pay you $25 to take a Motorola DROID X

December 15th, 2010

Dell is offering a limited-time promotion on the Motorola DROID X that will net customers a $25 Dell gift card. Through Dell’s online mobility shop, the Motorola DROID X is currently available for free with a two-year Verizon Wireless agreement. Dell is also waiving Verizon’s activation fee, shipping the handset for free via FedEx and …

AT&T is the worst carrier in the U.S. according to Consumer Reports

December 6th, 2010

Among the top carriers in the U.S., AT&T is the worst by a healthy margin. The news comes from this year’s Consumer Reports reader survey, which ranks Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile along with some regional carriers. Verizon Wireless was ranked as the nation’s top major carrier, though its score of 74 positions it …

Apple files suit against Motorola for multi-touch patent infringement

October 30th, 2010

Apple blog Patently Apple is reporting that Cupertino’s fruit company has filed two separate lawsuits against Motorola for patent infringement, specifically around multi-touch IP. The infringing products? The Motorola DROID, DROID 2, DROID X, CLIQ, CLIQ XT, BackFlip, Devour, Devour i5, and Charm 1. That is just about every Android Motorola handset in the United …

Motorola reports first growth quarter since 2008

October 28th, 2010

Motorola announced its Q3 results on Thursday and while the seemingly imminent arrival of the Verizon iPhone weighs heavily on investors’ minds, Motorola managed to report its best quarter in some time. Sales in the third quarter were up 13% year over year to $4.9 billion and phone revenue came in at $2 billion, up …

Verizon Wireless intros Express Services for Android phones

October 18th, 2010

Verizon Wireless today announced the imminent availability of a new set of account management tools for subscribers with Android handsets. The new tools, dubbed “Express Services”, give Android phone owners easy access to a variety of account-related information such as call logs, billing history and Friends & Family management. Express Services also allows users to …

Motorola posts known issues list for DROID X running Android 2.2

October 14th, 2010

To be honest, we haven’t heard all that much complaining from DROID X users running Android 2.2, but apparently Motorola has. In a forum post, Motorola listed several issues being experienced and reported by DROID X users who have upgraded their devices to Android 2.2. The list includes: stuck on Motorola logo after boot, random …

Motorola DROID X 2.2 update available now

September 22nd, 2010

It looks as though the DROID X update — which we had pegged for a 12:00 PM ET release — became available last night around 12:00 AM ET. If you have a DROID X, fire that bad boy up and download the new bits. Let us know if things go smoothly!

Android 2.2 for Motorola DROID X confirmed for tomorrow

September 21st, 2010

The gang over at Droid-Life have gotten the official skinny on the DROID X, Android 2.2-update release date. That date is: September 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM ET. The instructions seen above also detail that starting at noon you can manually pull the update down by going to: Settings > About Phone > System Updates; …

Android 2.2 for Motorola DROID X ready, launching tomorrow?

September 21st, 2010

It looks like Verizon has updated their DROID X support page, as it now indicates that the Android 2.2 update many of you have been waiting on is now ready to go. Blog Droid-Life is reporting that the update will be hitting handsets on Wednesday the 22nd… as in tomorrow. The update will bring with it Flash …