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Motorola DEVOUR, First Verizon Wireless Phone with MOTOBLUR

By Deepika Mala, TMCnet Contributor

Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless, a wireless voice and 3G data network provider, and Motorola, have said they’re ready to launch Motorola DEVOUR in the month of March. Motorola DEVOUR will be the first Verizon Wireless phone to feature MOTOBLUR, Motorola’s unique Android (News - Alert)-powered content delivery service created to make wireless phones more personal and customizable.
MOTOBLUR offers everything a customer want- in one place, on tap. It is the only service that syncs contacts from work as well as personal e-mail services including Gmail, with posts, messages, photos and more from popular sites such as Facebook (News - Alert), MySpace and Twitter. In simple words it aggregates all contacts into a single address book. It is the first solution of its kind where the content is delivered automatically to the home screen and fed into easy-to-manage streams. In this case the data of the user is always safe.
The offering is a part of MOTOROLA’S Android strategy boasts of various highlighting features. Some of them include:
·                     Touch-sensitive navigation pad
·                     3.1” capacitive touch screen
·                     Pre-loaded applications such as Gmail, Google Talk, YouTube (News - Alert), Google Search and Google Maps with Google Maps navigation
·                     Android Market gives users access to more than 20,000 applications
·                     Happenings Widget – MOTOBLUR automatically pushes status updates, wall posts and photo updates from popular social networking sites to the Happenings Widget on the home screen. Customers can flick through the latest updates and fire back responses using the slide-out full QWERTY keyboard
·                     Universal Inbox – MOTOBLUR gathers texts, social network messages and e-mails into one home screen widget for quick response
·                     Back-Up and Security – Contacts, log-in information, home screen customizations, e-mail and social network messages are backed up automatically on the secure MOTOBLUR portal. The portal also allows customers to use the phone’s fully integrated aGPS to help locate the phone if misplaced. Remote wipe easily clears information from a lost device
·                     8 GB microSD card pre-installed
·                     Bluetooth profiles supported: A2DP, HID, HSP, HFP, AVRCP and GAP
MOTOBLUR facilitates customers to have messages and communication from every paradigm – e-mail, SMS, Facebook messages, tweets and more and thereby makes communication more straightforward. The subscription to a Nationwide Talk or Nationwide Talk & Text plan and a Data Package for smartphones will be required by customers in order the avail most of the benefits of Motorola (News - Alert) DEVOUR.
Read more to learn how Verizon claims to deliver the ultimate home-entertainment experience.

Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Michael Dinan