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Motorola event invite set for HD device delivery

Motorola event invite set for HD device delivery

Looking forward to the start of next month, Motorola has set an event for the 5th of September with a high definition device for us to look at and adore. This device is teased by the title of the invite card "Motorola. On Display." and will be ready to rock in colorful New York City, New York. We must assume that this will be the Motorola RAZR HD, a smartphone with a display that's got more pixels than your retinas could ever hope to handle.

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Verizon tablet prices explode

Verizon tablet prices explode

If you were planning on heading to Verizon to pick up your favorite 4G LTE capable tablet this week, you might be in for a surprise - the prices for these devices have gone up significantly. The reason for this is that Verizon has decided to stop subsidizing tablet prices, selling them instead for their full original ticket price with no service contract attached. This move comes along with Verizon's new Share Everything plans which were enacted last month.

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Motorola XOOM gets Android 4.0 ICS upgrade

Motorola XOOM gets Android 4.0 ICS upgrade

This week Verizon has announced that the Motorola XOOM will begin to recieve the official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade and officially become the first tablet to do so on the carrier. This upgrade will boost the 10.1-inch tablet up to the newest version of Google's mobile operating system and will be the only tablet on the market with a certified Google-pushed vanilla version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This upgrade brings with it a selection of new features for the tablet such as a built-in photo editor.

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Verizon roadmap leak reveals ICS updates in May

Verizon roadmap leak reveals ICS updates in May

Users of select Android phones on Verizon will soon be receiving an update to Google's latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. A screenshot of what's purported to be a Verizon roadmap has leaked, revealing the schedule for the carrier's upcoming software updates, which will be heading first to the HTC Rezound followed by the Motorola RAZR, RAZR MAXX, and the Xoom.

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Is Google burning a hole in its Motorola firewall?

Is Google burning a hole in its Motorola firewall?

Google will make a "substantial investment" in Motorola Mobility once acquisition of the smartphone and tablet company is complete, insiders reveal, with a goal of building "truly innovative devices" and turning around its fortunes. The hands-on approach, tipped to the WSJ by sources close to Google, would seemingly differ significantly from the so-called "firewall" between the Android developer and Motorola which platform chief Andy Rubin has insisted will be in place.

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Motorola under EU antitrust investigation after Apple and Microsoft complaints

Motorola under EU antitrust investigation after Apple and Microsoft complaints

Motorola Mobility will be investigated by the European Commission over antitrust accusations by Apple and Microsoft, it has been confirmed today, with the company accused of abusing standards-essential patents licensing. Apple and Microsoft each complained about Motorola - which is soon to be acquired by Google - in mid-February, claiming the rival company was demanding outlandish royalties for use of its patented technology in phones, tablets, games consoles and more.

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Motorola XYBOARD waterproof editions revealed

Motorola XYBOARD waterproof editions revealed

This week the folks at Motorola have brought forth some new tablets for the whole world to fawn over - waterproofed XYBOARDs! This release doesn't exactly bring a whole new tablet - or tablets, as it were - to the table, but re-releases the XYBOARD in two new editions with one big modification: waterproofing. In the advertisements released thus far, this amazing ability is being shown as Saint Patrick's Day savior, stoppering up the Irish whiskey you'll soon be consuming.

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Android 4.0 ICS updates detailed for Verizon

Android 4.0 ICS updates detailed for Verizon

Nearly the entire line of Android devices have been listed in one massive post made by Verizon this week detailing which of them will and which of them will not get an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. For those of you wondering why it's Verizon, the carrier, and not the manufacturers of the devices themselves that are announcing this, it's simply because it's Verizon who has to work with the manufacturer to get the update pushed to the devices because each of these devices has a special Verizon-branded build inside them - that meaning apps for the most part - and no manufacturer is free from such a bond. Have a peek if your Verizon-branded device is amongst the lucky to be getting an Ice Cream Sandwich update soon.

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Microsoft files antitrust complaint against Motorola

Microsoft files antitrust complaint against Motorola

Microsoft has joined Apple in filing an antitrust complaint against Motorola Mobility, claiming the company is trying to use online video standards patents as a weapon, and that new owner Google is doing nothing to stop it. According to Microsoft's Deputy General Counsel, Dave Heiner, Motorola is demanding the company yank Windows PCs, Xbox 360 consoles and more from store shelves in North America and Europe, "or else remove their standards-based ability to play video and connect wirelessly." That, Heiner argues, is antitrust behavior, and he shows Microsoft's sums to prove it: Motorola apparently wants 1,125x the rate in royalty payments as other patent holders.

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Apple antitrust complaint filed against Motorola Mobility

Apple antitrust complaint filed against Motorola Mobility

Motorola Mobility faces a potential antitrust investigation from the European Commission over potential misuse of FRAND patents, after Apple filed an official complaint against its rival. The news, revealed as part of Motorola's most recent SEC filing - in which the company also voices concerns that incoming tablets from Nokia among others might have a significant impact on its own market performance in 2012 -  makes Motorola one of a number of big players facing investigation, and comes on the heels of EC and DoJ approval of Google's acquisition of the company.

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