Motorola DEFY

Republic Wireless drops Motorola Defy XT price to $99

Republic Wireless drops Motorola Defy XT price to $99

Republic Wireless is one of the new kids on the block when it comes to offering pre-paid wireless service, but it's also one of the most competitive. Republic Wireless offers its customers unlimited talk, text, and data for only $19 a month; no strings attached. However, it encourages its users to use Wi-Fi whenever they can. The Motorola Defy XT that Republic Wireless sells has a hybrid technology that allows users to make calls or texts though their Wi-Fi network, similar to that of T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi calling. If you can’t connect to Wi-Fi, nothing bad will happen, you’ll just be utilizing Sprint’s network.

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Motorola DEFY+ Unveiled As Updated Rugged Android Smartphone

Motorola DEFY+ Unveiled As Updated Rugged Android Smartphone

Despite the shocking news this morning that Google is purchasing Motorola for 12.5 billion, the handset maker managed to unveil a new handset today that's a successor to its rugged smartphone called the DEFY, which we've had our hands-on in the past. This new handset is called the DEFY+ and maintains much of the same exterior with the ability to withstand extreme conditions. But inside, it now sports Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and faster 1GHz processor.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 24 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 24 2010

Products galore! it's a morning of some large amount of announcements of product releases and/or sales - this you can expect for, well, probably the next month or so. Especially since we're nearing the epic BLACK FRIDAY. Are you one of those people who gets really pumped up for Black Friday and stands in line for hours and punches people in the face to get a deal? Well you're going to LOVE the Black Friday Guide we're putting out later today. There's a couple of teasers in today's SlashGear Morning Wrap-up - and oh my goodness! That's where you are right now! Hooray and joy!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 23 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 23 2010

Dunk it in! This morning over at Android Community (or was it late last night?) Vincent reviewed the Motorola Defy - a rugged piece of machinery that'll get wet and keep on clickin. There's some 3D modeling and studying of flying snakes on SlashGear, a hands on with the Marvell Android tablet, and a gaming computer employing cooled liquid to get it down to some sub-zero temps. And then, and then! Apple announces they're going to have some Black Friday sales at their stores. Holy holiday ham! What a strange day it's turning out to be here on SlashGear Morning Wrap-up!

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BOGO at T-Mobile USA, Buy One Smartphone or Samsung Galaxy Tab, Get a Smartphone Free!

BOGO at T-Mobile USA, Buy One Smartphone or Samsung Galaxy Tab, Get a Smartphone Free!

Not just ANY smartphone, of course, and there's a catch: Starting Black Friday, new and existing customers signing up for a T-Mobile FAMILY PLAN with a 2yr agreement and purchase any of several featured smartphones (including the T-Mobile myTouch 4G, or the Samsung Galaxy Tab) get a fatured smartphone or "affordable Android handset" for free! Sounds like a reasonable enough deal, yes? Totally family oriented. There's some sweet phones on that list, too, including a favorite of mine, the T-Mobile G2.

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Motorola DEFY first-impressions [Video]

Motorola DEFY first-impressions [Video]

T-Mobile's Motorola DEFY has dropped with a bump onto the SlashGear test bench, but we're not too concerned: after all, this particular smartphone is one of the few ruggedized Android handsets around. You wouldn't necessarily know it to look at it, however, since Motorola has managed to avoid the over-rubberized look so many rugged devices suffer from. Still, we thought we should get the main challenges out of the way first, so check out the wet entrance the DEFY makes after the cut.

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Motorola DEFY arrives on T-Mobile USA November 3

Motorola DEFY arrives on T-Mobile USA November 3

T-Mobile USA has confirmed that the rugged Motorola DEFY will arrive on its network from November 3 2010.  Priced at just $99.99 with a new, two-year agreement, the DEFY has a 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera and runs Android 2.1 with the company's latest MOTOBLUR enhancements.

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T-Mobile adding Android WiFi calling support with DEFY and myTouch

T-Mobile adding Android WiFi calling support with DEFY and myTouch

T-Mobile USA has announced that it will be bringing WiFi calling to Android, with the VoIP functionality rolling out over the coming months.  Powered by Kineto’s Smart Wi-Fi app, the feature will allow for voice calls and SMS messages to be routed over WiFi b/g/n connections, though so far T-Mobile is yet to confirm exactly which handsets will support the service.

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The Daily Slash: September 27th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 27th 2010

We're at the start of another week, and it's already seen a huge announcement. Let's see if the rest of the week can keep up with the momentum put out today. In news from around the Web, Segway's boss passed away today. After that, we'll take a look around the R3 Media Network, and see what's been happening. Welcome to the Monday edition of The Daily Slash.

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T-Mobile Motorola DEFY is rugged Android smartphone

T-Mobile Motorola DEFY is rugged Android smartphone

T-Mobile USA and Motorola have announced the Motorola DEFY, exclusive to the carrier and - bizarrely - making its public debut on the Oprah Winfrey Show today.  Packing a 3.7-inch WVGA scratch-resistent touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera and waterproof/dustproof casing, the DEFY was first spotted in the UK at the start of the month.

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Motorola DEFY is rugged Android candybar

Motorola DEFY is rugged Android candybar

The MILESTONE 2 isn't the only new Motorola Android phone around today; there's also the Motorola DEFY, a ruggedized MOTOBLUR device with a 3.7-inch touchscreen and 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and flash.  A bigger sibling to the North America-only Motorola i1, the DEFY is dust proof and water resistant, together with having a scratch proof glass screen.

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