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  • Verizon Cuts $50 Off The Droid Xyboards On-Contract Price But They’re Still Too Expensive

    Verizon Cuts $50 Off The Droid Xyboards On-Contract Price But They’re Still Too Expensive

    It seems that Verizon (or Motorola) got the message: The Droid Xyboards are too damn expensive when tied to a 2-year commitment. Until today, Verizon was selling the 10.1 Xoom 2 for $529 and required a 2-year contract. Ludicrous. Well, after today’s price cuts, the prices are less absurd, but just slightly. Read More

  • Hands-On With The Latest Motorola Xyboards

    Hands-On With The Latest Motorola Xyboards

    It’s not every day that you have two – count ’em – two Motorola Honeycomb tablets drop on your lap but today’s one of those days. I’ve just powered up the Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1 and am running them through their paces right now. The tablets are surprisingly thin and, in preliminary LTE tests, surprisingly fast on the wireless networks, topping out at 28.8mbps. Read More

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

    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 XYBoards. I’m sure both the 8.9 and 10.1 models are fine tablets. They probably power through the hundred or so Honeycomb apps like a championship thoroughbred. But it doesn’t matter. No one is going to buy the new-ish tablets. They will flop harder than the… Read More

  • DROID XYBOARD Tablets Get Official, Hitting Verizon Stores This Month

    DROID XYBOARD Tablets Get Official, Hitting Verizon Stores This Month

    Verizon’s been teasing us with them for weeks now, but today the company has finally made things official: Motorola’s LTE-capable DROID XYBOARD tablets will be hitting Verizon stores this month. For those of you who have managed to miss all the news about Motorola’s latest tablet venture, here are a few of the salient details. Read More

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

    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 XYBoard has just become a little more official today. The team at PocketNow were able to get their hands on an image of the smaller XYBoard clad in Verizon’s heraldry, along with what could be the device’s new logo. Read More