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Moto X Developer Edition

Motorola's Moto X 32GB Unlocked Developer Edition for Verizon / PagePlus is currently being offered for only $199.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $599.99. Designed to showcase your apps and media without getting in the way, Android 4.4 lets you multitask, watch videos, or play games effortlessly. Memory optimization and an improved touch response let you multitask and hop across multiple apps quickly and easily. Product page. Continue reading for a video explaining what makes the Developer Edition different from the standard model and more information.

Notable features:
  • 2G Network: CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900 | 3G Network: CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100 | 4G LTE Network: 700 This is the Verizon Model.

  • This phone will only work on Verizon and pre-paid carriers that run on the Verizon network such as PagePlus. Please check with your carrier for full compatibility.

  • 32GB Internal Memory, 1.7Ghz Dual Core Processor, 2GB RAM, Unlocked Bootloader for easy rooting.


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Lenovo Group announced yesterday that it has agreed to buy Google's Motorola handset division for approximately $2.91 billion. It's being touted as China's largest-ever tech deal as Lenovo buys its way into a heavily competitive U.S. handset market dominated by Apple Inc. This deal comprises of $660 million in cash, $750 million in Lenovo ordinary shares, and another $1.5 billion in the form of a three-year promissory note, according to a joint statement issued by Lenovo and Google. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Motorola's S305 Bluetooth Stereo Headset is currently being offered at only $33.63 shipped, originally priced at $99.99. It lets "you make hands-free calls and wirelessly listen to music so you'll stay tuned-in and hooked-up no matter where you're headed." Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview.

Notable features:
  • Works with iPod and iPhone certified.

  • On ear music controls lets you manage your music player - play, pause, next, previous, and volume - all from the headset.

  • Bluetooth headset lets you listen to music or take phone calls wirelessly.

  • Up to 6.5 hours of talk time.

  • Works with Bluetooth enabled music players and mobile phones from all leading manufacturers.
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Motorola's S305 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones are currently being offered at just $35.29 shipped, originally priced at $99.99. It lets you wirelessly stream music from any compatible Bluetooth stereo-capable device, including the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPod touch 5G. Product page. Continue reading for a video review.

Features:
  • Works with iPod and iPhone certified. For iPod Touch - it does not require an adapter as it support A2DP.

  • On ear music controls lets you manage your music player - play, pause, next, previous, and volume - all from the headset
  • Bluetooth headset lets you listen to music or take phone calls wirelessly.

  • Up to 6.5 hours of talk time.

  • Works with Bluetooth enabled music players and mobile phones from all leading manufacturers.
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The Motorola CommandOne Bluetooth Headset from Amazon "provides the ultimate hands-free experience to answer your calls and text messages directly from the headset, keeping your hands available for the rest of your busy life." It's currently being liquidated for just $39.99 shipped, normally $129.99. Product page. Continue reading for a video on how this headset works.

The CommandOne helps you stay connected while staying hands-free, even when texting, with enhanced MotoSpeak. Hear your text messages immediately and then dictate your reply.
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Motorola's DROID 4 may not be as talked about as the iPhone 4S or Galaxy Nexus, but it's definitely no slouch. Featuring a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 4-inch display, 8.0MP camera, 4G LTE connectivity, and Google Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS. Expect this smartphone to hit stores on December 8th, with pricing to be announced at a later date. Continue reading for one more picture.

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Amazon has the Motorola DROID RAZR 4G for just $199.99 shipped with new service contract (Verizon Wireless), originally priced at $799.99. Zoom "through multiple tasks simultaneously with a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and 1 GB of LP DDR2 RAM, and enjoy brilliant optics with the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display." Product page. Continue reading for an incredible commercial and preview.

Reinforced with Corning Gorilla Glass and encased in laser-cut KEVLAR fiber--the strongest material in smartphones--the DROID RAZR is compressed into a deceptively thin profile to create the thinnest 4G LTE smartphone.
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At just 7.1mm thick, the DROID RAZR takes the title of "world's thinnest smartphone". However, it's not just for looks, as you'll find a "1.2GHz dual-core TI processor, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of storage" inside. Pricing and availability have not yet been announced. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video preview.

One of my favorite Razr features is Motorolaís Smart Actions app. In essence, itís a user-friendly scripting tool that helps control all the phone features that suck down battery life. Using Smart Actions, you can set up automatic tripwires that will adjust screen brightness, Wi-Fi, 4G and GPS settings when power conservation becomes critical.
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Motorola's DROID Bionic is headed to Verizon Wireless this fall (September 8 possibly), and it's definitely no slouch. Featuring a 4.3-inch touchscreen, 8.0MP camera, dual-core 1.0-GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 512MB of RAM, 2GB of ROM, 16GB of internal memory, and 4G LTE suport. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

Physically, the phone feels smooth in the same way a Droid 2 does, though a bit lighter -- good news considering the LTE hardware and big display, but not entirely surprising when you take into account the lack of a sliding QWERTY keyboard.
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Google is in the process of acquiring Motorola Mobility for $12.5-billion, making it "a 'dedicated Android partner' to 'supercharge the Android ecosystem' and 'enhance competition in mobile computing.'" Click here for pictures of Google's new Los Angeles office "in the Binoculars Building, designed by famed architect Frank Gehry." Continue reading for a video news reports.

The deal will cost Google $40 per share at a cost that works out to to about $40 billion. That's a 63% premium on the street price over Motorola Mobility share prices at the close of last week. The transaction has been approved by the board at Google and at Motorola.
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