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Droid RAZR HD lands on the bench, shows off Snapdragon S4 in continued striptease

Droid RAZR HD lands on the bench, shows off Snapdragon S4 in continued striptease

Sometimes it can feel like you're being sold a book one page at a time. The latest in the Droid RAZR HD's story comes via some benchmarks. A NenaMark2 report clearly shows what claims to be the Verizon phone with a Qualcomm Adreno 225 GPU. Not the most exciting plot twist, but this ...

Motorola Droid RAZR HD’s backside possibly leaked: we hope you like Kevlar

Motorola Droid RAZR HD

We may have seen it from the front, but Motorola's rumored upcoming Droid RAZR HD now looks to have had its back subjected to the whims of Mr. Blurrycam. The overriding theme? Kevlar. Lots of Kevlar. So much so that it runs right up to the edge, making even the original Droid RAZR ...

Android 4.0 for Droid Razr delayed, Verizon says June 12

Soon to be a little sweeter... Last month I reported that Motorola Droid Razr and Razr Maxx users might get to taste the sweetness of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as soon as May 21, while Xoom 3G and 4G owners seemed stuck in Honeycomb thanks to an upgrade holding pattern for the foreseeable future. Related ...

HD Super AMOLED versus Retina Display, and other screens (Smartphones Unlocked)

The Nokia Lumia 900 (right) has a clearer, brighter, less reflective AMOLED display than the HTC Titan II's LCD (left), thanks in part to a clever bit of screen design. (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET) When Raymond Soneira compares smartphone displays, he doesn't just stare at side-by-side screens, using his highly-trained eye to detect differences in color temperature and contrast. ...

Verizon says global capabilities coming to select Android handsets this summer

Verizon says global capabilities coming to select Android handsets this summer

Verizon Wireless on Monday confirmed that the DROID RAZR, RAZR MAXX, HTC Rezound, and DROID 4 will receive global roaming capabilities later this summer, enabling the handsets to access voice and data services in more than 200 countries, Droid-Life reported. œCustomers will see a notification on their device when the software update is available for their ...

Motorola won’t update DROID 3, DROID X2 to Android 4

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Motorola recently updated its Android release timeline and revealed that certain devices will remain on Android 2.3 rather than receiving an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The handsets in question are both modern and more than capable of running the latest Android operating system, however the vendor claims the latest software won't œimprove the devices, and that's ...

Verizon preps four LTE Android phones for international travel

Come summer, the 4G LTE-ready Motorola Droid Maxx will also be global-ready. Wondering when you can take your Verizon Android phone overseas without hassle? The answer is soon. Verizon just dropped us a line to say that it will be update the HTC Rezound, Motorola Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx, and Droid 4 for global use. Customers will ...

Motorola clarifies Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule

Good news for some Motorola users, terrible for others. (Credit: Motorola) At some point within the next four to six weeks, Motorola plans to deploy Android 4.0 to the Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx, and Xoom 3G/4G LTE. According to the company's recently updated owner's forum, the three models will see Ice Cream Sandwich by the second quarter of ...

Motorola Droid 4 gets leaked ICS build, official Android 4.0.4 may soon follow

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We've known for quite some time that Motorola intended to push Ice Cream Sandwich to the Droid 4, but until now the waiting game continued, with no end in sight. It now appears that the smartphone maker is making serious progress on its own Motoblur-infused flavor of ICS, with a stock version of ...

Arduino mechs learn RobotC, plot assimilation with Lego Mindstorms

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Arduino boards have smoothed the creation of lots of eccentric thingamajigs, but robotics and controllers are still not for the faint of heart. Luckily, RoboMatter is coming to the rescue of would-be roboticists with a public beta version of its C-based RobotC language for Arduino. Joining Lego Mindstorm and other bots, Arduino will ...