Motorola News


Motorola Razr HD and HD Maxx leaked before October launch

By on August 14th, 2012
Motorola Razr HD and HD Maxx leaked before October launch

Motorola have been pretty quiet in recent times, with the only major news emerging from the company since their acquisition by Google being that they’re on the verge of laying off around 20% of their workforce. In brighter news for fans of the American phone-maker, Hot Hardware have heard from ‘a very reliable source’ that […]

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Google downsizing Motorola in reinvention plans

By on August 13th, 2012
Google downsizing Motorola in reinvention plans

It’s a few months now since Google successfully annexed Motorola, incorporating the American OEM into its growing empire. While things have been relatively quiet since then, the silence has been broken by Google’s first major reshuffle of Motorola, as they announced that they are laying off 20% of the company’s workforce. Motorola has for some […]

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£99 Motorola MOTOSMART smartphone comes to T-Mobile

By on July 11th, 2012
£99 Motorola MOTOSMART smartphone comes to T-Mobile

The last couple of days have seen a welcome wave of truly budget smartphones hitting the UK market, and now Motorola have thrown their own MOTOSMART phone into the mix. The over-capitalised MOTOSMART is now available for £99.99 if you get it SIM-free on T-Mobile, or if you choose a contract offer then you could […]

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Life-proof, QWERTY keyboard Motorola smartphone heading to Brazil

By on July 9th, 2012
Life-proof, QWERTY keyboard Motorola smartphone heading to Brazil

Just when it seemed like physical QWERTY keyboards on smartphones were on their way out, two of them go and get officially announced within a week of each other. Last week, Samsung unveiled the entry-level Samsung Galaxy Chat, running on Android 4.0, and now Motorola have announced the DEFY Pro. While the phone may look […]

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Google to leave Motorola ‘on its own battlefield’

By on June 22nd, 2012
Google to leave Motorola ‘on its own battlefield’

After the recent $13 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility by the all-powerful search engine Google, the mobile community quickly began speculating on the future of the phone manufacturer. There were rumours of Google using Motorola’s hardware as a foundation for its own-branded phones, and the suggestion that maybe Motorola as a brand would be no […]

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Apple’s lawsuit against Motorola dismissed

By on June 8th, 2012
Apple’s lawsuit against Motorola dismissed

It seems that some judges are starting to get tired of Apple‘s relentless lawsuit campaign against just about everyone around them. After their coup a few weeks ago in managing to delay HTC One X shipments to the US over patent infringements, they’re now trying to repeat the same stunt with the Samsung Galaxy S3. […]

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Future Nokia handsets to be waterproof

By on May 25th, 2012
Future Nokia handsets to be waterproof

At the same time as unveiling their latest budget offering – the Lumia 610 – Nokia also revealed that they’ve been secretly working on ‘superhydrophobic’ technology (that’s a mouthful, isn’t it?). Conor Pierce, VP of Nokia Western Europe, began explaining the technology in slightly cryptic terms, saying,¬†’What happens when a drop of water lands on […]

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Google to axe 30% of Motorola staff

By on May 22nd, 2012
Google to axe 30% of Motorola staff

Following Google’s $12.5 billion annexation of Motorola into its ever-growing empire, the search engine giant has gained control of a massive pile of essential patents. As recent events ¬†- such as the ongoing Apple-Samsung lawsuit and Apple managing to postpone the import of HTC‘s into the US – have shown,¬†patents are an essential weapon in […]

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