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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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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