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Project Ara will remain in Google after the sale of Motorola

Project Ara will remain in Google after the sale of Motorola

29 January, 2014 | comments (19)

Shortly after the official announcement about Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, a word got out on the fate of the Project Ara modular phone. Motorola’s Advanced Technology group which developed the device, as well as its patents will remain with...

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Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

29 January, 2014 | comments (112)

Google announced that it has reached an agreement to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. The Chinese electronics giant will pay approximately $2.91 billion for the smartphones business with $1.41 billion due at the deal’s closing in cash and ordinary...


Moto X to land in the UK on January 30

Moto X to land in the UK on January 30

28 January, 2014 | comments (27)

Despite being a few months old and not having the most boastworthy specs on the market, the Moto X still commands high demand where it is available: which is only in the Americas. However, the Google-owned hardware manufacturer announced that their...

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Motorola slashes $100 off the Moto X on Monday

Motorola slashes $100 off the Moto X on Monday

25 January, 2014 | comments (27)

Motorola is preparing some very sweet deals through the Valentine's Day. Starting Monday, January 27, Motorola Mobility will be slashing $100 off the price of the contract-free Moto X. The offer will be available from 3PM to 4PM ET, or until...

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Friends with Moto program offers great discounts on Moto X, Moto G

Friends with Moto program offers great discounts on Moto X, Moto G

24 January, 2014 | comments (12)

Going to buy a Motorola Moto X or a Moto G? You might want to try this first – the Friends with Moto program might shave $50 off the X and $40 off a 16GB Moto G. It's not a certain deal but you can sign up to receive a promo code for the...

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Motorola launching the Moto G in India this week

Motorola launching the Moto G in India this week

21 January, 2014 | comments (249)

Back when Motorola announced the Moto G smartphone, we had heard that India will be one of the countries to get Motorola's latest smartphone. Now, according to sources at BGR India, Motorola will be launching the Moto G in India some time this...

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Dual-SIM Moto G hits Malaysia too, priced at $210

Dual-SIM Moto G hits Malaysia too, priced at $210

19 January, 2014 | comments (68)

Just a day after the dual-SIM version of the Motorola Moto G went official in Australia, the phone has reached Malaysia. Thankfully, this time around, we also have a price for the phone. In Malaysia, the dual-SIM Motorola Moto G carries a...


Dual-SIM Motorola Moto G debuts, Australia gets first dibs

Dual-SIM Motorola Moto G debuts, Australia gets first dibs

18 January, 2014 | comments (46)

Back when the Motorola Moto G was announced, company officials went on record saying that there’s a dual-SIM version coming down the road, but provided no details on either pricing or availability. Well, now we have at least one piece of the puzzle...

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LG G2 and Moto X now free on AT&T with two-year deal

LG G2 and Moto X now free on AT&T with two-year deal

17 January, 2014 | comments (10)

This is hot news for Android lovers in the US - AT&T has slashed the on-contract prices of the Motorola Moto X and LG G2 to null if you sign a two-year commitment. The deal is available until the end of this month - January 31 - and is...

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NPD: Apple holds 42% of US market, Samsung 26%

NPD: Apple holds 42% of US market, Samsung 26%

17 January, 2014 | comments (61)

The smartphone adoption in the US market is growing and two companies are coming out the big winners out of it – Apple and Samsung together hold over 60% of the market in the last quarter of last year, up from 52% in the final quarter of...


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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