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    As we prepare to say goodbye to the "Google-ified" Motorola we'd only just gotten to know, it bears remembering that the brand hasn't been issued a death warrant. Motorola under Lenovo may well flourish, after all, so it's premature to start planning the funeral. Still, two ownership changes in two years is a lot for any company, and from the inevitable brain drain of personnel losses to the unpredictable nature of marketing machinations, the future of the Motorola brand is anything but certain. So we thought it'd be nice, at this crossroads in Motorola's history, to take a look back at ...

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    As Motorola users are all too aware, while the company does an admirable job of trying to let users know about the Android update situation for each of its models, it has a nasty habit of going back on previous plans to bring updates to certain models. As such, whenever the company gets around to updating that list, we find ourselves walking on eggshells. So, what's the news today? This update focuses on plans for Jelly Bean upgrades. To that end, Motorola lists a dozen models that it currently plans to bring Android 4.1 to. Some of the devices listed have ETAs attached to them; the three ...

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    Verizon started-off the week by confirming the upcoming arrival of updates for the Droid 4, RAZR, RAZR Maxx, and Rezound that would allow those phones to roam internationally on GSM/UMTS networks, despite their CDMA pedigree. We'll be seeing those updates come out sometime this summer (with a good chance that global roaming and Ice Cream Sandwich will arrive simultaneously for at least some of the models), but if just the news of this forthcoming feature has you thinking about picking up one of the models early, Amazon Wireless has some pretty nice deals ready for you. Subscribers signing ...

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    Yesterday, we saw Verizon clear up a few things about upcoming updates for some of its Android lineup that would bring these CDMA phones the ability to roam globally on GSM-based networks. All told, the carrier committed to getting this feature out to the Droid 4, RAZR, RAZR Maxx, and Rezound sometime over the summer. Today we get a hint of just how this roaming might arrive, thanks to a recently-leaked ICS ROM for the Droid RAZR. While it's not clear exactly what software build we're looking at here, the takeaway seems to be that the update that will enable global roaming will likely be ...

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    Late last week, we started hearing some new rumblings about Verizon's plans for bringing global roaming to some of its Android lineup. We already knew that both the Motorola Droid 4 and LG's Spectrum would make the cut, and Verizon would activate their roaming abilities at some point in the future. The new leak that brought the issue back to the forefront last week concerned HTC's Rezound, with an in-store display advertising the pending arrival of global roaming as one of the handset's features. There were also rumors accompanying that find that Motorola's Droid RAZR (Maxx) would join ...

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    Signs started emerging late last year that Verizon was planning on bringing global roaming capabilities to a couple of its then-upcoming LTE-enabled smartphones. It wasn't long after that when a Verizon representative confirmed plans to bring just such a feature to a selection of the carrier's Androids. These phones wouldn't arrive with global roaming enabled, but the feature would be delivered at some point in the future – it seemed at the time like it might be closer to the end of Q2. It looks like Verizon could be nearly ready to flip that switch, as retail locations are updating ...

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    Last fall we started hearing about a new Droid model from Motorola, just a few months after the Droid 3 landed on Verizon. Despite that model's recent introduction, it became clear that Motorola was pushing ahead with the Droid 4, and by February of this year, the Droid 4 was a reality, offering Verizon subscribers an LTE experience coupled with a hardware keyboard. Two months later, it's nearly time for the phone's first software update to arrive, delivering better battery life among other improvements. The Droid 4 is among the models Verizon's confirmed for receiving Ice Cream Sandwich ...

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    So far, news about which Android handsets will be making the journey to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and which will be left behind to stagnate has largely been coming from the manufacturers themselves. Some, like Motorola, have detailed support pages up outlining which models should be seeing updates, and when. Other are content to release snippets of their progress on the likes of Twitter and Facebook. Today, though, that news is coming from a carrier, with Verizon publishing a list of devices on its network that are slated to receive Ice Cream Sandwich. Verizon calls this a list of its ...

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    All of you who are still holding on to your original Droid because you have yet to find a device with a good enough hardware keyboard, your wait is over. We'd like to introduce you to the Droid 4. The Motorola Droid 4 is the latest in Verizon's Droid family. This iteration of the popular brand includes a dual-core processor and 1080P/8MB camera, and like the Original Droid, a very usable slide-out keyboard. It's also the thinnest Droid yet, and it packs 4G LTE. Is the Droid 4 the ultimate hardware keyboard device with Android? Read on for our full review! BOX CONTENTS The first thing ...

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    The latest in Verizon's Droid family is the Droid 4. Its rear-facing 8MP camera is set at the factory to 720P, but is capable of 1080P. To give you an idea what kind of video you can expect when you get your Droid 4 I bumped up the resolution to 1080P, headed to my front yard, and shot a varied assortment of close-ups and distance, land and sky, all while holding the phone at about 18-inches away. Take a look and let us know what you think of the quality in the comments below.

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    The Motorola Droid 4 is the latest in Verizon's Droid family, and one of the last of a dying breed of smartphones with a physical keyboard. Hardware The Droid 4 is a stocky phone at 2.8 x 5.0 x 0.5 inches and weighing in at 6.31 ounces. Much of its size and weight can be attributed to its 5-row, side-lit, slide-out keyboard. Even though it's fairly bulky, the Droid 4 still measures in as the thinnest 4G QWERTY smartphone on the market. Powering the Droid 4 is a dual-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB RAM. While that's nothing terribly new, it's still very much on the high-end of the scale. As ...

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    The Motorola Droid 4 is the latest in Verizon's Droid family. This iteration of the popular brand includes a dual processor and 1080p/8MB camera. It also features a non-removable battery. We'll cover all that and more when we unbox the Motorola Droid 4! The first thing I noticed when unboxing the Droid 4 was just how small the box is. Inside I found the phone, obligatory manuals, battery cover, LTE micro SIM, wall charger, and USB cable. Like most Droids before it, the Droid 4 includes very clear and helpful instructions printed on the protective plastic covers, but we'll cover those in ...

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    The Motorola Droid 4 on Verizon has been available since last Friday -- when the carrier started offering it online for $199.99 on or $549.99 outright -- and, thanks to the community hard at work, we're now able to root it. All you have to do is head over to the source link, download the package, put your device in USB debugging mode, connect it to the PC and run the batch file inside the package. It's easy thanks to Dan Rosenberg. However, don't forget about the usual word of warning! You're the only one responsible for your phone. If you'd like to support the effort don't forget to send ...

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    On February 7 Verizon announced that the Motorola Droid 4 will be available, starting February 10, in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at the carrier. Since today is the day, you can now head over to the Verizon source link below and grab yourself one Droid 4 Android phone (or more). It will set you back $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement or $549.99 if you wish to purchase only the phone. If you want the Lapdock 500, it is also available in Verizon Stores as well as online for $299.97. As a reminder, the RAZR look-alike sports a 1.2GHz dual-core Texas ...

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    Hot on the heels of Verizon showing off the upcoming Motorola Droid 4 on its DroidDoes webpage, reports are coming in that February 10 will not only be the day we'll meet the Droid 4 in person but also the day Verizon will be kicking off some promotions. The Droid 4 will most likely go for $199.99 on a two-year contract but starting February 10 Verizon is kicking off its BoGo deal on the Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR MAXX. We'll also reportedly see the carrier's double data promotion granting you 4GB of data for $30/month, applicable to all 4G LTE smartphone purchases. That's not it! With the ...

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