The Droid Razr Maxx comes with a service called MotoCast, which lets you access files on your PC remotely without having to upload or sync them. You can access everything from PowerPoint files to your iTunes playlists on your Razr Maxx. In addition, Smart Actions, a new app, lets you set reminders to indicate when you should recharge your phone (for example, when you go to bed). If you forget to plug your phone in, you can set a Smart Action called "Nighttime Battery Saver," which adjusts your phone's network and screen settings to make the battery last longer the next day.
The Prepaid Alternative
Don't want to commit to a two-year contract? Go prepaid. Contract-free carriers now have better phones and faster networks than ever before. Some of these carriers, such as MetroPCS, even have 4G LTE networks. We gave both of MetroPCS's new phones, the Samsung Galaxy Attain and the LG Connect 4G, positive reviews.
One drawback of going contract-free: You may not get the latest smartphones. For instance, Straight Talk, a prepaid service sold at Walmart, sells the LG Optimus Black and the LG Optimus 2X. They debuted at CES (the Consumer Electronics Show)--in January 2011.