Motorola Insider Blame Game: Engineers Shoved Designers Aside

These days, most in-the-know folks would sooner eat glass than carry a Motorola phone. The company has shredded its reputation by failing to address basic interface design issues: freeze-prone software, head-scratching menus, keys that demand Herculean strength. It's baffling that such a venerable company could build… » 8/20/08 11:00am 8/20/08 11:00am

Another ROKR Leak: The W5 Looks like Darth Maul's Phone

Following the leaky loo of the ROKR U9 is the ROKR W5, which is a quad-band GSM clamshell that has EDGE, Bluetooth, miniUSB, 20MB internal memory, a microSD slot, and a sad little 1.3-megapixel camera. It actually kind of seems like weak sauce, Mount Doom-inspired paint job aside. More details when we crib them,… » 9/12/07 10:25am 9/12/07 10:25am

Motorola Quietly Introduces MOTOROKR T505 Bluetooth Music FM…

Today at the Motorola holiday show in NYC, amid a sea of RAZR-style phones and accessories that many Giz readers have already seen, Motorola showed off a few new items. The coolest (we hope) will be the ROKR T505 speakerphone. Like its predecessors in the T line, this one clips to the visor above your head. But unlike… » 7/26/07 8:46pm 7/26/07 8:46pm

Oakley/Motorola O ROKR Reviewed (Verdict: Good, But Has Issues)

Similar in design to the Thump 2, this O ROKR combines a pretty decent set of shades with the Bluetooth-enabled headphones which allow you to stream music from an iPod or a Bluetooth-enabled phone straight to your listen-holes. To make this work with your iPod, you'll need to buy a NaviPlay Bluetooth iPod Adapter, and… » 6/05/06 3:58pm 6/05/06 3:58pm