Motorola And Verizon Unveil the DROID RAZR, Comes In At 7.1mm Thin With LTE (Hands-On Video)

Motorola and Verizon certainly did not fail to impress us today at this afternoon’s unveiling of the Motorola DROID RAZR.  And Talk Android’s own EIC, Rob Nazarian,  was there to capture it all.  The device is the thinnest we’ve seen so far coming in at an “impossibly thin” 7.1mm.  And no, that is not a typo.  What makes the device stand out aside from its ridiculously thin form factor is the fact that Motorola managed to fit an LTE radio in this bad boy, yet the device remains thinner than any 3G device we’ve seen hit the market.  Simply remarkable.  Specs include a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced display with a sculpted glass face, Kevlar fiber support for the rough rider in you, Gorilla glass making the device scratch and scrape proof and Splash-guard coating throughout the entire device.  Furthermore, toss in a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM and the device becomes unstoppable.  Motorola also unveiled at the event, their new MOTOACTV device which works seamlessly with the RAZR during work outs.  Check out the gallery pic below for a plethora of other accessories that Motorola has made available to work with the RAZR.  It’s been a long time since any Android device from Moto has impressed us this much.

“Motorola RAZR is an iconic brand, and one that originally revolutionized the mobile device industry by turning a functional necessity into an object of desire,” said Sanjay Jha, chairman and CEO, Motorola Mobility.  “Now we’ve done it again with a head-turning, ultra-thin smartphone that offers users breathtaking speed, innovative apps and revolutionary accessories.”


Check out the full list of specs, more hands-on shots and the full press release  as well as a quick hands-on after the break.  
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CyanogenMod7 Almost A Daily Driver On The HP TouchPad

It looks like everyone’s favorite selling tablet, thanks to its ridiculous price drop, is surely going the way of the Nook Color in that no one ever gave it a second glance as a worthy contender in the “cheap but effective as hell” tablet market.  The HP TouchPad has certainly come a long way since its first inception as a possible Android powered tablet.  We’ve also recently seen the device running the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.5 thanks to Team TouchDroid’s blood, sweat and tears.  However, the real credit goes to the folks over at the CyanogenMod team, as its original code generators.

The CM7 team states that everything is running on the device smoothly with the exception of WiFi.  Now we know that’s big, but if you can remain patient, it’s only a matter of time until that issue is resolved as well.  Then you’ll have a cheap as hell Android tablet running one of the most respected ROM’s on the platform today.  Once the build is final, you should have no problem sporting this little guy as your daily tablet driver.  Check out the video after the break of the team’s progress and don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments below.  Were you one of the lucky users able to get your hands on the device for a mere $99 bucks?
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