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Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Lollipop update in mid-June

Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Lollipop update in mid-June

20 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Motorola hasn't yet been able to roll out a Lollipop update for the Droid Turbo model it's made exclusively for Verizon. Thankfully though, we've heard that the handset will be taken straight to Android 5.1 Lollipop, so you won't see an intermediary...


Three new colors for the Droid Turbo will be out on May 28

Three new colors for the Droid Turbo will be out on May 28

19 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Motorola's Droid Turbo for Verizon is still a top of the line offering, even by today's standards. And while it isn't running Android Lollipop yet (though it's said to get updated to version 5.1 directly), it will be offered in three new colors...


Android 5.1 is now seeding to the LTE variant of Moto E (2015)

Android 5.1 is now seeding to the LTE variant of Moto E (2015)

13 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to the LTE variant of the second generation Motorola Moto E. A number of users of the smartphone with model number XT 1527 report that they have received a notification for the update. The new Android...

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Motorola Droid Turbo gets price cut on Verizon

Motorola Droid Turbo gets price cut on Verizon

12 May, 2015 | comments (7)

The Verizon Droid Turbo, which was made official back in October last year, has got a price cut, with the 32GB model now available for $500 sans contract (or $100 on contract), while the 64GB variant selling for $550 off contract (or $150 on...


Moto X 2013 expected to get Lollipop update in few weeks

Moto X 2013 expected to get Lollipop update in few weeks

12 May, 2015 | comments (6)

Motorola has said that the first-generation Moto X, which was released back in 2013, should receive the Android Lollipop update in a few weeks. "I am glad to announce that we are starting TestDrive in both the US and LatAm. If all goes well...

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The next Moto X to bring a 16MP OIS camera

The next Moto X to bring a 16MP OIS camera

11 May, 2015 | comments (27)

Over the years Motorola's flagship Moto X has proven to be quite popular, if not always very well selling. Two devices, bearing the name have already proven their worth and the rumor mill has been buzzing with hints of a third one well underway. A...


Moto X (2014) Android 5.1 soak test begins

Moto X (2014) Android 5.1 soak test begins

08 May, 2015 | comments (7)

Motorola has just started the soak test of the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Moto X (2014) 2nd generation smartphones across select countries. Along with the laundry list of bug fixes and tweaks, a couple of interesting features are also...

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Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

08 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Research firm ComScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the country, although it witnessed a slight decrease in its market share last quarter. Google's...


Motorola rolling out special update for some of its devices

Motorola rolling out special update for some of its devices

06 May, 2015 | comments (4)

Motorola is rolling out a special maintenance update that the company says fixes an issue that causes one-way audio following emergency dialling on some of its devices, including the first and second-gen Moto X, Nexus 6, Droid Turbo, Moto...

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Motorola posts Android 5.1 release notes for 1st and 2nd gen Moto X

Motorola posts Android 5.1 release notes for 1st and 2nd gen Moto X

06 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Motorola has posted release notes for the Android 5.1 update for both the first and second-gen Moto X as well as the Moto X Pure Edition, indicating that the devices are set to receive the update soon. The first-gen Moto X is still at Android...

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Alleged specs of the next generation Moto X leak out

Alleged specs of the next generation Moto X leak out

05 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Purported specs of the upcoming third-generation Moto X made the rounds online. The successor of the Moto X (2014) is expected to debut at some point this summer. Allegedly, Motorola’s next flagship smartphone will pack Qualcomm Snapdragon...


Google Nexus 6 battery swells and explodes

Google Nexus 6 battery swells and explodes

01 May, 2015 | comments (85)

The battery on the Nexus 6 has been one of the sore points of the phone. It would have been one thing if it was just a case of poor battery life but the phone also has technical issues with the battery, where it has been found in several cases to...

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Second-gen Moto X receives a price cut in India

Second-gen Moto X receives a price cut in India

28 April, 2015 | comments (12)

The Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) has received a price cut in India, where it is now being sold for INR 3,000 ($47) less than its usual price. While the 16GB variant is now available for INR 26,999 ($426), the 32GB model will set you back INR...

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Motorola posts Android 5.1 changelog for Moto X 1st gen

Motorola posts Android 5.1 changelog for Moto X 1st gen

22 April, 2015 | comments (16)

Motorola is now (finally) rolling out the Android 5.1 update to the first generation Moto X, which is still on KitKat. So far Brazil is the only country getting the update but it's likely that it will spread to other regions shortly. The...

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Motorola launches 2nd Gen Moto E 4G in India for $128

Motorola launches 2nd Gen Moto E 4G in India for $128

13 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Motorola has launched the 4G variant of the 2nd Generation Moto E in India. As before, the phone will be exclusively available through Flipkart. The 4G variant of the Moto E runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor as opposed to the...

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Original Moto X, Moto E, and Moto G 4G get Android 5.1 directly

Original Moto X, Moto E, and Moto G 4G get Android 5.1 directly

02 April, 2015 | comments (38)

If you own an original Moto X, Moto E, or Moto G 4G you're probably wondering where your Lollipop update is. You've seen newer Motorola handsets blessed with Android 5.0 many weeks ago, and are getting rather impatient? Well, then this is for...

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Antutu performance report is out: Exynos 7420 in the lead

Antutu performance report is out: Exynos 7420 in the lead

01 April, 2015 | comments (117)

With the first quarter of 2015 behind us, Antutu was quick to publish its statistics for the current state of performance in the smartphone realm. The numbers leave little doubt who holds the crown, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 in a league of its...


Moto G GPE getting the Android 5.1 OTA update

Moto G GPE getting the Android 5.1 OTA update

01 April, 2015 | comments (23)

After Google published the code for the Android 5.1 Lollipop update, Motorola was quick enough to work on it. The Google Play Edition of the Moto G is getting the Android 5.1 OTA update. Though the Motorola Moto G Google Play Edition was...

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Moto X now available in red Horween leather back

Moto X now available in red Horween leather back

31 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Motorola has introduced a new color option for the Moto X 2014. You can now choose the red color option for the Horween leather back on your phone through Moto Maker. The red joins the existing black, orange, brown, blue, and football red (for...

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Motorola Nexus 6 arrives officially in six new markets

Motorola Nexus 6 arrives officially in six new markets

26 March, 2015 | comments (15)

Google expanded the availability of Motorola Nexus 6 to six new markets. The Android 5.1 Lollipop phablet is now available to purchase from the new Google Store in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, and Portugal. This means that...