Posts tagged ‘Cliq XT’

February 11th, 2011


Most of the recent Motorola smartphones such as Motorola DROID X, Motorola MILESTONE 2 come with MOTOBLUR user interface. Many people do not know what MOTOBLUR is. If you have noticed carefully, MOTOBLUR UI is only available on Android phones. This user interface was developed by Motorola as a replacement user interface for Android UI. It is mainly focused on increasing the social networking capabilities of the phone.

MOTOBLUR brings to you a wide range of social networking widgets such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and various RSS feeds such as weather and news updates. When you purchase a Motorola phone with the MOTOBLUR feature and turn it on, you are asked to create a MOTOBLUR account. Unless you create an account, you won’t gain access to the main screen of the phone. The account information is stored on Motorola servers. However, the newer phones all users to create the MOTOBLUR account later.

Motorola’s MOTOBLUR user interface brings updates from your friends, photos and their posts right on the homescreen which is the easiest way to view them. You do not have to go through logins and you do not have to open any apps; right from your homescreen you can do it all. Not only this, it also takes the backup of your valuable data on a continual basis. All the essential information such as contacts will backed up automatically. It even lets you make use your computer to access your phone to lock or wipe off any information from your phone securely. MOTOBLUR on GPS enabled phones lets you find your lost phone without even installing any app or doing any setup. The Battery manager helps in saving the battery life of your phone. By customizing the power consumption of your phone, it lets you cut down on your battery usage considerably. This way you can talk more through your phone without worrying about charging it.

Here are some of the MOTOBLUR enabled smartphones: Cliq 2, Bravo, Flipside, Flipout, Charm, Backflip, Cliq XT, Defy, Devour, and Cliq. Motorola has announced that they might discontinue the MOTOBLUR user interface because the recent and forthcoming versions of Android will make custom user interfaces redundant.