Motorola is Buying Up RAZR Domains; Impending Foray Into the Personal Shaver Biz?

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    If this news isn't confirmation of the rumors that Motorola plans on resurrecting the RAZR brand, then they must be getting into the shaving business. According to reports, Motorola has been snapping up every RAZR domain they can get their hands on. Here's a list of just some of the domains they have recently acquired:
    Apparently, they are buying the domains through Corporation Service Company, which is a brand protection service. If it turns out that Moto really does come out with a marriage of Droid and RAZR, then they should give a big fat raise to whomever came up with that idea, because it's brilliant! Of course, if it turns out to be just another feature phone without Android, then that would be a huge let-down...

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    Hope it is not a letdown like Moto Kore.
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    How about a phone that you can shave with?!
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    haha, anyone have a Motorola RAZR back in the day?

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    Yulp, had a black one, and when I started getting a really bad buzz when you moved the hinge wrong, I "Insurance Claimed" myself to a silver one... a few months later, I got the same crappy "hinge buzz" and had to go elsewhere.

    What I loved about that "hinge buzz" was that the person you were talking to could hear it too. So anytime I was talking to someone and heard it, I'd say "You're on a Moto Razr, aren't you?" and they would always ask "How did you know???"
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    Everytime I see these stories I wish I had owned icloud.com...heard apple paid some swiss company $4.6M to acquire that domain from them haha...time to start scooping up all the "i"domains I can think of so Apple can come to me for talks
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    Oh my...................... I remember everyone back in the day thinking these were cool. Never did have one because every single one had a ****ty battery after awhile.
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    I did, so did my wife. Now my Dad and Mom are the owners of those RAZRs. Doubt I'd buy a new one since it will only be a brand.