PayPal ramps up mobile payments business

PayPal reported third quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The global payments company reported an 18% increase in revenue at $2.67 billion, when analysts were expecting $2.65 billion. Adjuste

PayPal Agrees to Buy Xoom for $890 Million

Xoom, a San Francisco-based online money transfer technology and services company that went public in 2013, is being acquired by PayPal for $25 per share in cash or $890 million. The price represe

Motorola’s Xoom Wi-Fi Tablets Now Receiving Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update

Move over, Nexus 7 -- you're not the only Jelly Bean-powered Android tab in town anymore. According to a handful of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.droid-life.com/2012/07/26/jelly-bean-update-roll

Some Refurbished Xooms Could Put Personal Data In The Wrong Hands

Maybe it was too thick, maybe it was too heavy, maybe you just didn’t like Honeycomb. Regardless of your reasoning, you may want to keep your eyes peeled on your credit score if you bought and retur

Motorola Is Now Serving Up Ice Cream Sandwichs To The Xoom

Good news, Xoom owners. No, you're not getting a refund but rather the official Ice Cream Sandwich update should <a href="http://www.xda-developers.com/android/xoom-receives-official-iml77-ice-cream-s

Try, Try Again: The XYBOARD Tablets Make All The Same Mistakes

Listen, I've yet to play with the new Xoom 2 models -- or, as the new devices are called at Verizon, the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/06/droid-xyboard-tablets-get-official-hitting-veri

Motorola’s Droid XYBoard 8.2 Spotted Wearing Verizon’s Logo

While I think Motorola's marketing team really dropped the ball with the name, the 8.2-inch <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/14/xoom-to-give-way-to-xyboard/">XYBoard</a> has just become a

“Xoom” To Give Way To “XYBoard”?

The Xoom hasn't been the big hit everyone was hoping for. After an inauspicious debut marked by bugs, a lack of Honeycomb apps, and a non-functioning SD card slot, the big debut tablet from Motorola w

Near-Final Motorola Spyder And Xoom 2 Photos Leaked

Motorola was being mighty cryptic with their <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/10/motorola-hints-at-october-18-debut-for-the-spyder-or-droid-razr/">teaser video </a>yesterday, but some newl

Motorola Finally Comes Through With Xoom LTE Upgrades

Xoom users, rejoice! Despite having to stick it out for a few extra months, the 3G version of Motorola's ambitious 10-incher is finally <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/motorola-xoom-4

If A Motorola Android Tab Leaks And It’s Just Like The Rest, Does It Really Matter?

So apparently there's <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2011/09/24/motorola-xoom-2-evidence-mounts-new-photos-rumored-specs-an/">a new Xoom</a> in the works. Big surprise, right? The old one is nearing

Motorola Xoom Prices Are Dropping Fast In Europe As The Xoom Celebrates Its Six Month Birthday

With the Xoom now officially six months old, a major price drop is likely in the works. Various European tech blogs are reporting sales and/or price drops regarding the first Honeycomb tab. <em><a hre

Motorola Xoom LTE “Pilot” Program Underway

Quite a while ago, Verizon promised that its Motorola Xoom tablet would get an update allowing the slate to run on the carrier's 4G LTE network <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/04/28/xoom-get

Apple Blocks Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In EU, Motorola’s Xoom Next?

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/04/18/apple-says-samsung-chose-to-copy-iphone-and-ipad-sues-them/">Back in April</a> when it was just a bunch of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/

Motorola Mobility Beats The Street, Shipped 440k Xoom Tablets, 4.4M Smartphones In Q2

Motorola Mobility just released its Q2 earnings and it's loaded with fun stats. First off, the company posted $3.3 billion in net revenue with non-GAAP earnings of nine cents a share. That's up 28% ov

Wi-Fi Xoom Drops To $499

Are you still pining for a Xoom? Shame on you. But really, who am I to judge? Have I not made mistakes of my own? For instance, every time I order a shot of Fireball. No one wants to kiss that mouth.

Android 3.1 Now Hitting "Non-US" Xooms And Activating The MicroSD Card Slot

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/xoom1.jpg">Sigh. The life of a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/xoom/">Xoom </a>owner must be one drenched in cold sorrow and pain.

Watch The Xoom Get Dissected In The Name Of Science

Proceed at your own risk — for the video, that is. It’s clearly not produced for max lulz value. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. The video above is a fine step-by-step gui

This Better Not Be The Xoom 2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/xoom-2.jpg">The Internet is abuzz with chatter that this, the tablet in the pic above, is the Xoom 2. It's featured in a new Verizon ad (

Wifi Xoom Going For $500 At Costco

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/572078LL.jpg" />I'm not sure I can recommend the Xoom over any of the other tablets out there right now (especially that sexy little Galt
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