Archive for Motorola

New luxury Motorola RAZR2 fulfills bling desires

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,RAZR2 by Nino Marchetti on October 11th, 2007

Motorola RAZR2 V8 Luxury EditionIf you seriously have some money burning a hole in your pocket and want to own a mobile phone which will impress others, or provoke them to mug you, you should check out the new Motorola RAZR2 V8 Luxury Edition. This limited edition bling phone is expected to be available later this year.

The Motorola RAZR2 V8 Luxury Edition is finished with 18K gold-plated accents and a soft touch back with features a “snake skin texture.” The phone is quite thin and offers up to 2GB of on-board storage for music files. It also sports a large, color external display with touch-sensitive music controls, picture caller ID and self-portrait camera display.

MOTORIZR Z6tv coming to Verizon October 5

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,Verizon by Nino Marchetti on September 28th, 2007

MOTORIZR Z6tvVerizon Wireless and Motorola today announced the debut plans for the new MOTORIZR Z6tv mobile phone. The product is due out October 5th and will cost around $180 after a $50 mail-rebate and new two-year customer agreement.

The MOTORIZR Z6tv is a slider-style phone optimized for Verizon’s V CAST Mobile TV, V CAST Music and Video multimedia services. It sports an integrated MP3 player, two-megapixel digital camera with video capture, landscape or portrait on-screen viewing modes, over 50MB of internal memory and a two-inch display. There also of course is Bluetooth.

Hello Music Moto

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,ROKR by Chetz on September 18th, 2007

Motorola ROKR E8 Music PhoneRumors first popped up online a few weeks ago that Motorola would be introducing a music hybrid into its line-up of European models. Today that gossip became fact when details and photos slipped out concerning the Motorola ROKR E8 Music Phone.

The E8 comes with a 2.0-megapixel camera, 262K color QVGA display, 2GB of internal memory, a FM radio, 3.5 mm headphone jack and a microSD slot for memory card expansion. Since it’s intended for the European theater it’s GSM/GPRS compatible, at least for now unless Motorola wants to bring it over to the U.S.

Walk and talk with your TKLR

Posted in Motorola,Two-way Radios by Chetz on September 12th, 2007

Motorola TLKR T3 and T5 two way radioShort-range radios have done a lot to keep people in communication, whether the environment is the great outdoors and you want to stay in contact with your pals back in base camp while you take a trek through the woods or if you’re a parent that wants to tell your kids playing down the street that dinner is ready.

Motorola, one of the leaders in these kinds of devices, expanded their line-up of two-way radios today with the announcement of the T3 and T5 TLKR models aimed at people who enjoy active lifestyles with friends, family or anyone that they want to stay in constant communication with.

Orange you glad to see me?

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,ROKR by Chetz on September 12th, 2007

MOTO ROKR W5 in an orange colorAnother day, another leaked image of some company’s newest mobile. Today’s unlucky company is Motorola and the device in question is the MOTO ROKR W5. With its orange on black fashion statement it certainly stands out, and as Gizmodo said in its headline (and we agree), it looks like Darth Maul’s cell phone. Can you say “Hello Moto” to a Sith Lord without getting chopped up by the guy’s lightsaber?

The specs for the ROKR W5 also got dumped to the internets. This baby is going to have 20 MB of memory, have Bluetooth connectivity, will have a microSD memory card slot and a 96×85 65K color display for you to text “Sith Lord ownz u” to those annoying Jedi Knights. The device runs off of a 880 mAh Li-Ion battery.

Motorola Razr2 coming shortly

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,News,RAZR2 by Nino Marchetti on August 10th, 2007

Motorola Razr2Motorola revealed today plans to debut its highly desired Razr2 mobile phone from major U.S. wireless carriers Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, US Cellular, and Verizon Wireless. Specific availability and pricing plans are at the discretion of the carriers, though some are expected to make the phone available shortly.

The Motorola Razr2 is considered a significant improvement over the original Razr. This new model gives you a larger internal screen for what Motorola says will be an ability to have full HTML Web browsing. There will also be an external screen which provides “touch feedback” and lets users view media, music and messaging without needing to flip open the phone.

ROKR U9 From Motorola Sneak Peak

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola by Darrin Olson on July 15th, 2007

ROKR U9 coming from MotorolaIt looks like Motorola might be emerging soon with a new clamshell style media phone named the ROKR U9. PhoneScoop is reporting from a “source” that the U9 will have a PEBL-like rounded look to it with an added large color LCD on the front along with music playback controls. Also notable is a mini-USB connection which looks like it may not support and standard headphone jack and instead require mini-USB headphones. This would kinda’ stink but it’s not unheard of for Motorola.

No more details were given in regards to price or release date of the ROKR U9, but we’ll keep watching. This one looks like it might be a pretty nice media phone, and possible a higher-end model from Motorola.

via Gearlog

Motorola Z9 Preview

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola by Darrin Olson on July 7th, 2007

Motorola Z9 Preview photosThe Boy Genius Report has gotten their hands on an early version of the upcoming Motorola Z9 with a number of very cool looking photos. According to the report the Z9 has 3G, a 2 megapixel camera (and a flash), Synergy OS and a microSD card slot. It’s also looks like it’s going AT&T’s way with an AT&T branded browser key and firmware.

From the photos the Motorola Z9 is a thin slider-style handset with a some type of click-wheel for navigation and some funky looking buttons, but this is an early prototype so it could be that these buttons will be covered with something a little nicer when it’s done. A very cool look nonetheless. We can’t wait to see more about this one.

Check out more pictures at the BGR gallery.

Zante-licious

Posted in Motorola by Chetz on July 5th, 2007

Motorola ZanteWell, hello sexy. This lovely piece of tech is the Motorola Q900, also known by the cooler nickname Zante. The first thing you will notice is the attractive deep purple-on-black color scheme which is a real eye-catcher. Specs and features include a 5 row backlit QWERTY keyboard that’s revealed once you slide up the screen; a 2.4-inch QVGA 65K TFT display; 1.3 MP imager; game controllers; web browsing with Javascript support; Bluetooth connectivity; 128 MB memory (expandable up to 2 GB); Push email; IM support for AIM, Microsoft and Yahoo; MP3, WAV, MIDI, AAC, AAC+ and WMA audio file support; and EDGE connectivity (via T-Mobile.) The OS is Motorola’s Danger.

Availability of the Zante will be October and it will go for an amazing $269. Can it compete with the iPhone? We’d like to put them side-by-side and see which one is pawed the most.

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High Altitude Phone Call

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,News by Chetz on May 24th, 2007

Mountain climber makes a phone call from the top of Mt Everest using Motorola Z8.We had talked about the new Motorola Motorizr Z8 last week when it was officially unveiled but now the company is doing something especially novel to get us to pimp their phone again: how about having a mountaineer making calls from the top of the world? Rod Baber is an experienced mountain climber that is currently scaling Mount Everest. One of the items Rod brought with him is the new Z8 so that he could take and send back photos, text messages and voice calls from the very summit of Everest. Why do that? Well, as the company’s webpage plainly says, “Because no one else has.”

After ascending the mountain and beaming back photos/text messages from his trek, on Monday, May 21 Baber made a call using his Motorizr Z8 from 29,035 feet, …

Introducing the MOTO Z8

Posted in Motorola,Z8 by Chetz on May 16th, 2007

Motorola MOTO Z8Excuse me, Mr. Jobs? Motorola would like you to look at its new “media monster”, the fresh-faced MOTO Z8. Announced yesterday, this 109mm x 50mm x 15mm black beauty with Xbox green trim lets you watch your favorite video at rates of 30 frames per second. It comes with 80 MB of internal memory but can be expanded up to a super-sized 32 GB with the right microSD cards (that’s enough to store 12 movies or 70 hours of tunes.)

The 2.2-inch QVGA screen displays16 million colors, perfect for watching “The Bourne Identity” since it comes pre-loaded on a 512 MB card that ships with the device. The 2MP camera has an 8x zoom capability with flash and several modes and the VGA camera is ideal for any two-way video calls you need to make with the office.

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Introducing the Motorola RAZR2 V9m

Posted in Motorola,RAZR2 by Chetz on May 16th, 2007

Motorola RAZR2 V9mYesterday Motorola unveiled several new additions to its mobile line of phones and the one that commanded the most attention may have been the RAZR2 V9m. This compact (103 mm x 53.24 mm x 11.9 mm) flip phone has a 2.0 megapixel camera with 4x zoom, two 320×240 screens (the internal one is slightly larger clocking in at 2.2 inches), has video playback capability (MPEG4, H.263, H.264 support), can play your music (AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA and more formats), can browse the web and is of course stereo Bluetooth enabled.

The new ARM 11 processor makes the new RAZR ten times faster than its predecessor, allowing transfer times of 2-3 seconds for a single song. It’s also speaker-enabled so you can dial your buds, check your email or do calculator tricks by using your personal voice box. You can also check your received emails, call …

Purple MOTORAZR V3i from Motorola

Posted in MOTORAZR,Motorola by Darrin Olson on May 1st, 2007

Purple MOTORAZR V3i from MotorolaMotorola today released a new purple MOTORAZR V3i which is incidentally available only through the MOTOSTORE.

Aside from the flashy exterior color released just in time to order for Mother’s Day, the new purple version of the RAZR has the same popular form and function of the regular MOTORAZR by supporting Quad-Band and Bluetooth connectivity and housing a 1.23 megapixel camera. The phone ships without a service plan, is unlocked and is compatible with any GSM phone service.

This purple MOTORAZR is available for purchase now for about $240, where you can get a regular ol’ blue RAZR less the $10 purple premium.

The MotoRIZR Launches

Posted in Mobile Phones,Motorola,T-Mobile by Chetz on March 22nd, 2007

Motorola MotoRIZR launched from T-MobileT-Mobile has rolled out a new phone for a price package that costs just a hair under $100.

The MotoRIZR is a mobile that comes with a 1.9-inch screen, 2.0 megapixel camera, 8x digital zoom lens, built-in flash, stereo Bluetooth, quad-band GSM, a voice-activated dialing feature, photo caller ID, speakerphone option, video capture/playback, calculator and calendar software and a 128 MB microSD card. The battery life is good for about three hours talking time (and a standby life of eight days.)

The price for the MotoRIZR is $249.99 but T-Mobile is shaving off a $100 discount and a $50 rebate right now bringing the total to a penny less than one hundred beans if you sign up for the two-year contract option. That’s definitely not a bad price for a slider phone using Motorola technology.

Motorola Rugged Notebook and Workstation

Posted in Motorola,Notebooks,Outdoors,PCs by Chetz on March 21st, 2007

Motorola outdoor rugged notebook and workstationYou may never need your computer to have a tough outer shell capable of withstanding the great outdoors but for search and rescue personnel, fire and emergency crews or military personnel stationed in out of the way places, it’s a necessity.

Motorola has stepped up to the likes of the Diamond SwitchBack offering two new PCs designed for such jobs, the ML910 Rugged Notebook and MW810 Mobile Workstation. Both systems are wireless-enabled and made to work in different extremes of climate, with the ML910 having a hard drive heater (!) just in case you snap open this baby in a place where it’s below freezing, as well as having diagnostic software that monitors the internal temperature, working to prevent any lock-ups or power outages as a result of high heat or sub-zero cold.

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