Posts tagged with: Droid RAZR HD
  • by | November 19, 2013 3:47 PM

    Motorola has Android 4.4 on its mind, as should be patently obvious from the pace at which it's been working to make KitKat available to its users. We just told you a couple hours ago about the Verizon Moto X update going official, and we've already started getting confirmation from subscribers. That's just the tip of the iceberg, however, and now we're learning more about the Android 4.4 fate for a number of the company's older Androids. Earlier this month, we saw Motorola confirm KitKat updates for the Moto X (obvo) and this year's Droid Ultra series (Mini, Maxx, and all). For a bunch of ...

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  • by | April 8, 2013 1:00 PM

    Motorola may not be the least friendly manufacture around when it comes to unlocking bootloaders, but if not, it's darn close. A precious few Motorola Androids are supported by the company's official unlocking site, and in many cases, you'll still need a developer-series handset; for a serious Android tinkerer, it can be enough to drive you away from Motorola altogether. Luckily, it looks like the community is coming through where Motorola itself has not, and an exploit has been announced that should be able to let owners of a few Motorola Androids open up their phones' bootloaders. While ...

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  • by | December 15, 2012 3:53 AM

    Verizon has posted a special section online dedicated for its Holiday deals. You can choose from three Motorola, an HTC, an LG and a Pantech phone, all at reduced prices; additionally, if you buy a Motorola DROID RAZR you get a Cranberry Motorola DROID RAZR for FREE, given that you sign a two-year contract per phone. The prices, as seen above, are below; all are 4G LTE phones: - HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE: $99.99 $49.99 - Motorola Droid RAZR M: $99.99 $49.99 - Motorola Droid RAZR HD: $199.99 $149.99 - Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD: $299.99 $249.99 - LG Lucid: $19.99 Free - Pantech ...

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  • by | December 4, 2012 2:00 AM

    Today's dose of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean should appeal to those who are on AT&T and are rocking the Samsung Galaxy S III. The phone is joining the refresh party finally and its update is available via the KIES proprietary software. According to reports the system version is bumped to Android 4.1.1 and, after AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, it is now time for the Verizon variant to be updated. However, if you have the Droid RAZR HD or the RAZR Maxx HD on Verizon, Android 4.1 should pop up over-the-air after you get a notification of its existence. If you haven't yet, make sure to check ...

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  • by | November 8, 2012 6:31 PM

    Motorola's Droid RAZR HD and its high-battery-capacity fraternal brother, the RAZR Maxx HD, landed at Verizon last month. We've put the phone through its paces since then, and were ultimately quite pleased with what Motorola managed to come up with. In particular, we were big fans of the phone's new 720p display, a marked improvement from the qHD original. Not everyone's been so enamored with the phone's screen, though, as reports come in of some weird display corruption issues. The discoloration exhibited by this effect is just bizarre. As you can check out in the image above, it's ...

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  • by | November 2, 2012 3:26 AM

    With Android 4.2 (still Jelly Bean) out some phones are two versions behind. The Samsung Galaxy S III on Verizon is one of those phones and the outlook isn't necessarily the pretties as a company spokesperson declared that US variants of the phone might not get the official refresh until next year (though Sprint seems to be the most hard-working among all). There's still good news for Verizon Galaxy S III owners as a Jelly Bean beta ROM has been leaked with build date October 8. How long until the official roll-out is anyone's guess but if you must take it for a spin against all warnings ...

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  • by | November 1, 2012 6:47 PM

    The Droid RAZR HD is one of a handful of new RAZRs being offered by Motorola on the the Verizon network. It's closest siblings are the the RAZR MAXX HD, which is the same phone with a larger battery, and the RAZR HD Developer Edition, which is the same as the regular RAZR HD, but comes with an unlocked bootloader. We had the chance to take a look at the RAZR HD. How does it stack up to the original RAZR? Will you need to upgrade the the MAXX version? Will you be happy if you opt for the Droid RAZR HD as your daily driver? We'll answer those and more in our full review! Video ...

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  • by | October 30, 2012 12:27 PM

    After you've used your smartphone or tablet for a good, long time, eventually you're going to want to get a new one. What are you going to to with your old one? Will you put it in a drawer and let it collect dust? Or will you give it to a friend or family member, or maybe even sell it? Whatever you end up doing, it would be wise to run it through a "factory reset" before letting it leave your hands! In this video we'll go through the steps necessary to wipe four different devices, the T-Mobile G2, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Droid RAZR HD, and Nexus 7. We'll show you how it's all done on devices ...

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  • by | October 24, 2012 2:52 PM

    As part of our reviews we like to run smartphones through a video test to see what kind of quality we can expect from its camera. One of the first things to note about the Motorola Droid RAZR HD is that it comes preset to shoot video at a full 1080P HD resolution. Most of the phones we see these days are "capable" of 1080P, but many of them are set to record at 720P out of the box. 720P is usually the default, not so with the RAZR HD Most users won't bother to bump up the resolution to 1080P like we do, which makes us wonder why manufacturers don't set the camera to full-HD as the default. ...

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  • by | October 23, 2012 1:25 PM

    Yesterday we showed you the initial unboxing of the Motorola Droid RAZR HD. Since then I got a little curious: how can you tell a RAZR HD apart from the original Droid RAZR, and what are the differences? Good thing I just happen to have one of each! To begin with, both the RAZR HD and the RAZR have the "RAZR" trademark look and feel. They both have a soft-touch Kevlar backplate and both have the beveled corners that are synonymous with the RAZR family. On the front, the RAZR HD sheds its capacitive buttons in favor of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on-screen soft-keys. The Motorola ...

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  • by | October 22, 2012 8:59 PM

    Here at Pocketnow we're of the opinion that phones aren't meant to stay in boxes. Today we had to fight off the UPS guy who wanted to "pre-open", in his words, "another super-cool smartphone" for us. Somehow we were able to talk him out of this additional service so we could unbox the Motorola Droid RAZR HD on video for you! Check out the video below for a quick tour of the outside of the box, what comes inside it, and a quick walk-around of this beautiful HD smartphone. And, of course, stay tuned for more Droid RAZR HD coverage, including our full review, coming soon!

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  • by | October 19, 2012 7:53 PM

    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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  • by | October 19, 2012 7:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through the recent Nexus 10 leaks that include some amazing discoveries when it comes to the display. Then we move on to the LG Nexus 4 and some other news regarding the current Galaxy Nexus. We later talk about Verizon's launch of the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR HD MAXX on retail. Then we go through some recent leaks regarding the iPad just days away from the iPad Mini announcement. We end today's show talking about Sony's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade plans, which sadly always disappoint. All this and more after the break.

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  • by | October 19, 2012 2:19 AM

    If you were waiting for the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and its 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD screen paired with a 1.5GHz dual-core SoC to land on Verizon (and its larger battery-equipped twin, the RAZR MAXX HD), you can now have it. The RAZR HD goes for $199 with a two-year contract ($599.99 outright) and the RAZR HD MAXX for $299 with its respective commitment ($649.99 sans). If you're a power user you'd probably be interested in the RAZR HD Developer Edition (sorry folks, no RAZR MAXX HD Developer Edition yet) and its unlockable bootloader. It costs $599.99, same as from Verizon outright, but ...

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  • by | October 11, 2012 12:41 PM

    Motorola's initial announcement of the Droid RAZR HD, RAZR Maxx HD, and RAZR M already seems like a distant memory. Five weeks ago, the trio was revealed for Verizon, and though the RAZR M went up for sale just a short time thereafter, we didn't get much of an idea of when to expect the other two to arrive. Since then, we speculated that we'd be seeing a retail launch sometime in October, though those hopes were interrupted by new rumors of hardware problems. Well, it looks like that was either off-base or got resolved quickly, as today Verizon revealed both models will go up for sale on ...

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