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Moto G Google Play edition is now available for $179

Moto G Google Play edition is now available for $179

14 January, 2014 | comments (32)

A Google Play edition of Motorola’s budget-friendly Moto G quietly became available for purchase in the United States. The characterful smartphone with stock Android is priced at $179 for the 8GB version and $199 for a device with 16GB of built-in...

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Motorola Moto X hits Europe, costs €429/£380

Motorola Moto X hits Europe, costs €429/£380

14 January, 2014 | comments (36)

Today Motorola announced that its Moto X flagship is finally hitting Europe. The handset will go on sale in UK, France and Germany on February 1 and will be available through a number of major retailers including Phones4u, Carphone Warehouse, O2,...

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Android 4.4 KitKat updates resume for Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx

Android 4.4 KitKat updates resume for Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx

14 January, 2014 | comments (34)

A few days back Version started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Motorola Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx smartphones only to pull it out a couple of days later. However, Verizon has now resumed its firmware upgrade that...


Motorola to bring another smartphone to EU next week

Motorola to bring another smartphone to EU next week

07 January, 2014 | comments (38)

Motorola is planning to add a new smartphone to its European family of products. The company has sent out invites for a special event in London, UK on January 14, where it'll launch the new device. Information is scarce at the moment and we...

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Moto G gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in the UK

Moto G gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat update in the UK

07 January, 2014 | comments (100)

The Motorola Moto G is quickly becoming the little smartphone that could. After the very positive reviews earlier, Moto G owners have something else to boast about. They are now the proud owners of an Android KitKat smartphone. Motorola just...


Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

01 January, 2014 | comments (22)

After getting treated to a couple of substantial discounts recently, the Moto X received a permanent off contract price cut. The characterful Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone is now available for $399 for 16GB version without any carrier...

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Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

31 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Just when we thought that the price of the Moto G couldn't get any lower, it did just so. The handset's price tag got knocked down to $100, therefore making it the best spec'd Android phone for the money. Don't get too excited however, as...


Android 4.4.2 KitKat now rolling out for the Moto G

Android 4.4.2 KitKat now rolling out for the Moto G

20 December, 2013 | comments (52)

One of the cheapest and best value for money smartphones is getting a KitKat treat. Motorola has announced that it has begun rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Moto G purchased from Motorola's website and Amazon in the US, with carrier...

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Optional bamboo back cover for the Moto X is now available

Optional bamboo back cover for the Moto X is now available

17 December, 2013 | comments (37)

An optional bamboo back cover for the Moto X is now available to order in the Moto Maker customization tool. The natural wood option costs an additional $100 over the regular back cover for the handset. Initial quantities of the bamboo...

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Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

03 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Motorola had embarked on a noble plan to offer the unlocked version of the Moto X for $349.99 through their MotoMaker website on Cyber Monday. While the plan was good, Motorola was unable to execute it. The day the phone went on sale, the...

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Unlocked Moto G goes up for pre-order on Amazon in the US

Unlocked Moto G goes up for pre-order on Amazon in the US

29 November, 2013 | comments (32)

A few days after it became available directly from Motorola in the United States, the Moto G also made its way to Amazon. The retail giant now has the budget-friendly Android smartphone up for pre-order unlocked, free of any contract...

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Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

27 November, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola will be offering the contract-free Android 4.4 KitKat booting Moto X with a substantial discount on Cyber Monday. The US manufacturer announced on its official Google+ account that it will be selling its flagship smartphone with a hefty...

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Motorola Moto G goes on sale in the US

Motorola Moto G goes on sale in the US

26 November, 2013 | comments (55)

At the Moto G announcement event, Motorola said it plans to launch the phone in the US in early 2014. Well, it seems the company has completed the preparations a little early and has made the smartphone available for purchase now. The...

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Moto G 8GB available in the UK for £130

Moto G 8GB available in the UK for £130

26 November, 2013 | comments (37)

The Moto G hit the UK a couple of weeks ago, but availability hasn’t been the best. In fact, the 16GB version is still on pre-order. The 8GB version, however, is available right now from Amazon UK on the announced £135 price. Or you can grab...

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AT&T starts rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for Moto X

AT&T starts rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for Moto X

23 November, 2013 | comments (15)

A few days ago Motorola and Verizon shocked everyone by rolling out the Android 4.4 update for the Moto X well ahead of every other OEM, including Google for its own Nexus devices. Now AT&T has also joined in on the KitKat bandwagon and is rolling...

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Motorola and 3D Systems team up to build the Ara modular handset

Motorola and 3D Systems team up to build the Ara modular handset

22 November, 2013 | comments (66)

When it got announced by Motorola late last month, Project Ara captured a great deal of attention by showcasing a modular smartphone concept which allows users to replace specific parts of their device. Today, the concept came closer to reality, as...

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Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat  to 10 of its  smartphones

Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat to 10 of its smartphones

20 November, 2013 | comments (39)

Motorola wasn't among the first companies to announce its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans even though it is owned by Google. It seems the wait was worth it though, as the Motorola's support website shows 10 smartphones will be getting the KitKat...


Motorola online store  now offers zero interest financing

Motorola online store now offers zero interest financing

20 November, 2013 | comments (3)

If you're in the US and want a cool new Motorola phone, but don't have the cash for it you probably think it sucks that the $180 Moto G won't be available for a couple of months. There's another way though – you can get credit from Motorola and pay...

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Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

15 November, 2013 | comments (27)

"That's impossible!" you're probably thinking. How could Apple and Samsung take more than 100% of the profits in the mobile business? It's because most other companies are in the red, that's how, at least according to analysts from Canaccord...


Republic Wireless now offers Moto X for $300

Republic Wireless now offers Moto X for $300

15 November, 2013 | comments (9)

When the Moto X was announced, we felt that it was a little overpriced, even after a series of price cuts – to $99 on contract and to $550 off-contract. Still, Motorola managed to move 500K units in Q3. There's a new offer now – Republic Wireless...