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Webtop

Motorola kills off its Webtop accessory, not many people notice

October 8th, 2012

Motorola Mobility attempted to push its Webtop smartphone accessory with the DROID Bionic, RAZR, ATRIX and Photon smartphones earlier this year. Compatibility issues and a high price tag, however, ultimately led to poor sales. And late last week, the Google (GOOG)-owned device manufacturer confirmed to CNET that it has quietly killed off the accessory. Motorola’s Webtop software allowed …

Google puts Motorola’s smartphone laptop dock out to pasture

September 14th, 2012

Motorola’s Lapdock was undoubtedly a cool idea — it let users plug their smartphones into a laptop dock to view their smartphone interface on their laptop — that had one gaping flaw: No one ever used it. Now PhoneNews reports that Google (GOOG) has decided to pull the plug on this not-ready-for-primetime innovation and notes …

Motorola ATRIX 4G gets Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update

July 26th, 2011

Motorola has pushed out Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) to the Motorola ATRIX 4G. The update adds a number of new enhancements unrelated to Gingerbread, including support for 1080p HD video playback, a re-designed home screen with white backgrounds for easier reading of text, an enhanced photo gallery, the ability to dismiss notifications one at a time, …

Motorola Photon 4G video hands-on

June 9th, 2011

Photos not cutting it? Don’t worry, because your pals at BGR just spent some up close and personal time with the new Motorola Photon 4G. Sprint and Motorola teamed up to take the wraps off this sleek new smartphone earlier today, and we have to say, we’re impressed. With a 4.3-inch qHD display, 1GHz dual-core …

Motorola Photon 4G hands-on!

June 9th, 2011

While it just was made official moments ago by Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha, we were able to snag some hands-on time with the 4G beast earlier this morning. For starters, the Motorola Photon 4G features a 4.3-inch qHD display, 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 16GB of storage, an 8-megapixel camera, …

All high-end Motorola smartphones will ship with Webtop later this year

February 28th, 2011

According to Sanjay Jha, Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility, the company will begin including Webtop functionality on all “high performance” smartphones in the second half of 2011. Webtop is the name Motorola has given to the application that provides an interface between the laptop-dock accessory — currently being used by the ATRIX 4G — and …