Motorola Legal Contract Won't Let You Hawk $2000 Aura Phone on eBay

Motorola's $2000 exquisitely crafted Aura phone » 11/03/08 10:00am 11/03/08 10:00am is a perfect eBay item: Rare, ridiculously expensive to start, it would fetch a small fortune. Which is exactly why Motorola is reportedly requiring buyers to “sign into a contract that states they can’t sell it on eBay." They apparently keep its image of exclusivity…

Motorola's Aura Luxury Phone Given First Groping, General Thumbs-Up

News on Mototola's crazy high-end Aura cellphone surfaced last week » 10/27/08 5:08am 10/27/08 5:08am, and over at they've actually managed to get a hold of a pre-production example and given it a good playing-with. And as the gallery confirms, the round-screened phone really does seem to impress with its shiny looks, whizzy screensavers and clocks,…

Motorola Aura: The Phone that Thinks It's a Watch

Love it or hate it, you have to respect Motorola for loosening the reins of design and announcing the premium Aura handset. ( UPDATE: we knew it created déjà vu for some reason! » 10/21/08 12:30pm 10/21/08 12:30pm) Inspired by high end watches, the phone's switch blade design alone is driven by over 200 parts—130 of them ball bearings used to open the…