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No Android 4.0 update coming to Motorola Atrix 4G, Photon 4G and Electrify

One of Android’s best advantages is the fact that it moves so quickly. Fast tech advances make our devices better, but this also means that they become outdated much faster. Every device sees the day when its manufacturer simply sees no need to keep updating its software, and that time has come to three of […]

Sprint Motorola Photon 4G receives OTA update

The Motorola Photon 4G on Sprint has gotten itself a brand new update that should now be pushing out to users on the Now Network. Improved music playback, easier importing of contacts to SD card, WiFi enhancements, and more are just a few of the changes in this much-appreciated maintenance upgrade. As with any update […]

Best Buy offering $50 off select Motorola handsets with trade-in

Best Buy is sweetening the pot on their trade-in deal for a selection of Motorola handsets. With the trade in of any mobile phone, the retailer will offer a $50 credit towards the purchase of the Motorola ATRIX 2 for AT&T, Motorola Photon 4G for Sprint, and Motorola DROID RAZR for Verizon. The offer is […]

Motorola provides update on Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades

Motorola has updated their Android Software Upgrade timeline with some new information regarding Android 4.0 for several devices. Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to the the Motorola XOOM Family Edition and a selection of international handsets including the Motorola RAZR in Q2. In Q3, the Motorola Atrix 4G, Atrix 2, and Photon 4G […]

Shareware Site Tucows Launches Cheap Wireless Service in Conjunction With Sprint

The folks at Tucows, who were once known for their applications (free, shareware or otherwise) repository for desktop operating systems are looking to introduce a new venture that’s interesting, to say the least. With the help of Sprint they have launched Ting, a pay-as-you-go service that gives users extremely good value compared to other PAYG […]

Motorola Looking for Testers for Photon 4G Update

Motorola’s issued the call to arms for those with Photon 4G units on Sprint. They are gearing up to release a new update soon and need testers to help them determine whether or not things are good to go for the vast majority of those who have the device. We’re not sure what to expect […]

Motorola Photon 4G Receives Maintenance Upgrade to Add Google Talk Video Chat and Lapdock 100 Support

The Motorola Photon 4G has just received a pretty sizable maintenance upgrade. Alongside general fixes and enhancements, we’re getting Google Talk video chat support, support for the new Lapdock 100, a fix for the erroneous proximity sensor and more. Lookout for build 45.3.6.en.US when checking for firmware upgrades in the settings menu. Don’t fret if […]

Motorola Lapdock 100 Made Formal for AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Devices

While Motorola and many of their OEM carriers have mentioned the Lapdock 100 casually in device press releases, we still haven’t had a formal announcement for availability or pricing. That’s what the press release below is for, though. Starting out it will be compatible with AT&T’s Motorola ATRIX 2, Sprint’s Motorola Photon 4G and Verizon’s […]

Deals: Photon 4G for $50, EVO 3D for $50 and AT&T Galaxy S II for $150 at Amazon

Amazon’s posted up more wireless deals for you all to take a look at. The Sprint EVO 3D that we mentioned the other day for $100 has now had its price cut in half – you can have it for just $50. They’re also offering the Motorola Photon 4G for that same price. Two great […]

Potential Fix Found For Motorola Photon 4G “Sleep of Death” Issue [Forum Talk]

Quite a few Motorola Photon owners have been experiencing an issue with their device in what they are calling “The Sleep of Death.” Apparently, the device will shut down at random times without warning forcing users to power back on and check for important missed calls and/or texts. MoPho users took to our very own […]

Sprint Issues Update for Motorola Photon 4G, Fixes Muted Call Bug

Sprint has issued a small bugfix update for the Motorola Photon 4G. While the tweaks and enhancements are few, the expected result should be welcome by users experiencing a nagging problem with voice calls defaulting to mute. Phone stability and improved Bluetooth support round out the software update to version  4.5.1A-1_SUN-154_5. Head over to the Sprint […]

Motorola Photon 4G Bootloader Unlocked

All of the news lately about unlocked bootloaders is just lovely. The latest to get one is the Motorola Photon 4G. The unlock has come courtesy of XDA member Yay 4 Juggs. All it requires are two files (a third one if you’re counting the extra step to regain root) and an ability to follow […]

Motorola Photon 4G Now Only $99 at RadioShack Wireless

I was alerted by the fellas over at AndroidPolice on a pretty sweet deal for the Motorola Photon 4G on Sprint. RadioShack Wireless is offering the Tegra 2 powered handset for only $100 with a new 2-year agreement and they’ll even ship it to you for free. So, if you were looking for a reason […]

Motorola Lightening Hour Contest Could Net You a Photon 4G

Motorola has a new promotion starting today and running through the end of August. Each day via their Facebook and Twitter accounts a “Lightening Hour” will be announced along with instructions for a task to be completed within that time frame. The contest began today at 5PM, so you still have a few minutes to […]

Motorola Photon 4G Receives Leaked SBF (System Boot File) – Brings Bricked Devices Back From The Grave

If you’re a Photon 4G user and fancy yourself an Android modder you may be able to rest easy now that the “system boot file” for the device has been leaked onto XDA. This will essentially let users bring back to life hard bricked devices and give a gentle push to would be rooters now […]