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Motorola Commits to Extend Android 4.4 Love to Razr Devices

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When Android 4.4 KitKat was released just under three weeks ago,the hot topic quickly became if and when certain devices would receive a taste of Google’s latest and greatest. Soon after KitKat’s source code was released to AOSP, several OEMs came forward to offer their Android 4.4 upgrade plans.

At the time, Motorola committed to delivering KitKat to the Moto X, as well as  its latest Droid devices (Mini, Maxx, Ultra) and the Droid RAZR HD Developer Edition. Unfortunately, no timeline was given. But as we quickly found out on the (Verizon) Moto X, they meant sooner rather than later.

Now, Motorola has committed to updating three more devices. These are the Droid RAZR HD, Droid RAZR Maxx HD, a. . . READ ON »

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Turn Your Droid RAZR into a Droid RAZR Maxx

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You don’t have to look far to find a Motorola Droid RAZR owners who didn’t feel a little cheated when the RAZR Maxx came out—same phone, same specs, and a substantially larger battery. In short, it’s everything the RAZR should have been. Well, there is now a method to fully convert your Droid RAZR into a Droid RAZR Maxx.

XDA Forum Member Faekie posted a tutorial that takes the internal hardware of the RAZR and transplants it into the housing of a RAZR Maxx. This includes its wonderful, gigantic battery. As it should be noted, this will void pretty much all warranties. And since you’ll be working with most of the components, it’s quite dangerous. Proceed at your own risk.

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Put a RAZR Maxx Battery in an Atrix HD

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It’s no secret that there are many Motorola customers who envy the battery life of the Droid RAZR Maxx. Compared to the Droid RAZR and the Motorola Atrix HD, the Droid RAZR gets way better battery life. We brought you news about a method to put the RAZR Maxx battery in the Droid RAZR. Now there is a method to do it to the Atrix HD.

XDA Forum Member smogtdi has posted a thread that is a compilation of other threads that actually show you the process. So far there isn’t a method that has pictures for every step, but the ones that do exist do have pictures showing the end result.

Essentially, the mod is based around getting enough space in the Atrix HD to fit the RAZR Maxx battery. What most have done is cut into the bac. . . READ ON »

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Highlights from Yesterday’s Motorola Event

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It isn’t everyday that you have two major tech events in the same city. First Nokia and Microsoft started the day with their Windows Phone event. They were then followed by Motorola’s On Display event with Google and Verizon.

Motorola’s event kicked off with Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt revealing some updated stats on Android: 1.3 million daily activations, 70,000 of those being tablets, to bring a total install base of 480 million Android devices. Now these are some impressive figures, to say the least!

Three new devices were announced by Motorola:

Droid RAZR HD

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Features include:

  • 4.7″ high-res Super AMOLED display
  • Dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 2,500mAh b
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AffinitySERIES Jelly Bean ROM Lands on Multiple Devices

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Around here, many users enjoy various AOSP-derived ROMs. There are quite a few options, including such well known ROMs as CyanogenMod, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid. There are many more options as well, which is great because the more the merrier.

Now, the Android Developer Alliance development team has released the AffinitySERIES ROM to various devices. Their missions statement is pretty simple, as explained by ADA member, and XDA Recognized Developer, blueHarford:

One of our biggest things is No Drama, no secrets, BIG on communication which i think alot of other teams lack. We are not the best we will not boast ourselves or ever use the word kang. We feel like one of the first teams to start AOSP project to w

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