HTC Nexus 9 rumors claim an October 16th release date

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For those wanting a large screen tablet and a stock Android experience, the selection has been limited. The most common choice is Google’s Nexus 10, but unfortunately that tablet has not seen an update since its original release. Google spent more time refining their smaller Nexus 7 and left the Nexus 10 in the dust. Many have been waiting for a new Nexus 10 but have seen nothing. Recently, rumors have been spreading that Google is collaborating with HTC on a 9-inch tablet which is of course being called the Nexus 9. Fortunately, it looks like this device might be announced fairly soon.

Upcoming Nexus device to be made by Motorola?

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The title got you intrigued? You’re not the only one, same goes for me as well. Many people would like for something like this to come to fruition. Motorola is allegedly working on yet another device we didn’t know about, as you know Moto X+1 is expected to launch soon, this summer in fact.

Lenovo buying Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion

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Numerous sources reported today about a potential acquisition of Motorola Mobility that comes not even three years after Google bought it for $12.5 billion, and Lenovo just made the news official.

The Chinese-manufacturer announced that it entered into “a definitive agreement” with Google to acquire the Motorola Mobility smartphone business in order to strengthen its own smartphone market, basically to give it a presence in the U.S.

Motorola taps more smartphones with 4.4 KitKat update plans

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The Moto X’s Android 4.4 KitKat update may have started rolling out today and the new DROID family may be getting updated soon, but that doesn’t mean other Motorola phones are being left out.

According to Motorola’s website some other phones will be receiving the update as well. You have to drop down the menu and select by carrier to check for your respective phone, but we’ve gathered up a short list. Here is what is tentatively and eventually receiving an update to that latest and greatest version of Android:

Motorola offering $50 in Google Play credit with purchase of select smartphones

Yesterday we told you about the HTC trade-in program, and now here's another possibility to earn some extra credit. Motorola is currently running a promotion where buyers can earn $50 in Google Play credit with the purchase of select models. If you’re in the market for a new Android handset are leaning toward Motorola, you’re advised to check out the limited-time deal.

Motorola Promises $100 If Your Device Doesn’t Receive Jelly Bean


When I first read this story it took me a while to actually realise what I had just read. At today’s keynote, Dennis Woodside the head of Motorola, announced that they fully intend to upgrade all new and existing Motorola handsets to Jelly Bean where possible. Sounds good right?

Motorola XYBOARD WiFi 10.1 and 8.2 Android 4.0 ICS Update


If you are carrying around a Motorola XYBOARD Wifi Edition version 10.1 or 8.2, the update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is now available. Motorola has started rolling out the update today so when you have time go ahead and connect to Wifi (as if you have another way) and get the update. The update seems to be a standard Android 4.0 ICS update although if you want more information read on.

Motorola to shed 20% of workforce, focus on fewer devices

The number of devices will slow to a few per year, but should be cooler and more feature-rich.


Google has confirmed that big changes are in order for its Motorola Mobility division. As part of a restructuring, about one-third of its 94 global offices will be closed and around 4,000 (1,300 in U.S.) people will be losing their jobs.

Motorola may have Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD for October

Release dates will largely depend on sales of current models.

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Motorola and Verizon may release the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD for October, according to a report from Hot Hardware. Of course, things are subject to change and will largely depend on how well the current models continue to sell through the next few months.

All injunctions in Apple vs Motorola patent war thrown out


Judge Posner, the judge presiding over the cases of Apple vs Motorola and their patent war, has gotten fed up. The entire case, consisting of 4 alleged patent infringements against Motorola Mobility, has been thrown out of the courts. This is after the previously requested jury trial was tentatively dismissed a couple of weeks ago. The whole thing began 2 years ago (well before the Google / Moto merger), and is finally tucking and rolling off the bandwagon.

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