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Motorola confirms XOOM pricing; around $600 for Wi-Fi only, $799 for cellular connectivity

February 16th, 2011

Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha on Wednesday confirmed pricing for the company’s upcoming Honeycomb tablet, the Motorola XOOM. Speaking to the press at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Jha stated that a version of the XOOM with cellular data connectivity will be available from Verizon Wireless for an unsubsidized price of $799. Earlier rumors suggested that Best …

Hands-on with the Motorola XOOM [video]

February 16th, 2011

At this year’s Mobile World Congress, Motorola gave both journalists and consumers their first opportunity to touch, feel, and experience its soon-to-be-launched tablet, the XOOM. Sure, we’ve gone hands-on with Motorola’s tasty Honeycomb tablet before, but today we got to spend a bit more time with the sleek slate. We sat down with our friends …

Motorola XOOM $799, HTC Thunderbolt $249 at Best Buy

February 11th, 2011

The gang over at Droid-Life have gotten their hands on this week’s Best Buy circular. What do we learn? We again see that Motorola’s XOOM tablet will retail for $799 and users will have to purchase at least one month of mobile broadband service to activate the tablet’s Wi-Fi chipset. We also discover that the HTC …

Motorola’s XOOM tablet priced at $799, available February 24th

February 7th, 2011

It looks like the 24th of February will be day-zero for those wishing to purchase a XOOM… but it won’t be cheap. According to a leaked Best Buy flyer, the Motorola XOOM tablet will begin hitting the retailer’s store shelves starting on February 24th for a price so high it will give you a nose …

Best Buy to offer HTC ThunderBolt, Motorola XOOM on February 14th, 24th?

February 4th, 2011

The gang running the Facebook page for Best Buy’s Grand Rapids South store (shout-out to Michigan) may have just spilt-the-beans on two, highly coveted devices. According to a recent status update, Best Buy will begin carrying the HTC ThunderBolt on February 14th and the Motorola XOOM tablet on February 24th. We’ve got our fingers and toes crossed …

Motorola’s Super Bowl ad takes aim at Apple [video]

January 31st, 2011

Motorola won’t be pulling any punches during the Super Bowl this year as it prepares to run a spot that calls out Apple’s iconic 1984 Macintosh television advertisement. The reborn cell phone maker uploaded its Super Bowl commercial to YouTube today in an effort to generate some buzz — and generate some buzz it will. …

Motorola ATRIX 4G and XOOM tablet to launch next month

January 27th, 2011

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha confirmed on the cell phone maker’s fourth-quarter earnings call that two of Motorola’s highly anticipated upcoming devices will launch next month. AT&T’s upcoming convertible superphone, the Motorola ATRIX 4G, and Verizon Wireless’ monster tablet, the Motorola XOOM, both look set for a launch at the end of February. The ATRIX 4G features a …

AT&T finally looks to Android as Verizon iPhone 4 launch looms

January 27th, 2011

When it comes to high end superphones that make gadget fiends’ mouths water, AT&T has been a no-show in recent history. Some argue that the arrival of the iPhone made the carrier complacent, thus allowing Verizon Wireless to carve out a new role as the premier U.S. supplier of beastly smartphones. With Verizon Wireless preparing …