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Sprint starts selling the Nexus 6 for $299 on a 2-year contract

Sprint starts selling the Nexus 6 for $299 on a 2-year contract

14 November, 2014 | comments (4)

Sprint is joining AT&T in selling the Nexus 6 today. You can have the phone for $0 down payment if you go with one of the company's Easy Pay plans, which require 24 monthly payments of $29 each. You can also sign a regular two-year contract...


Nexus 6 enters DxOMark Top 10 for camera performance

Nexus 6 enters DxOMark Top 10 for camera performance

13 November, 2014 | comments (55)

The Nexus 6 has had its camera tested by the folks over at DxOMark, and they've published the results. The first Nexus phablet got a score of 78, which nets it the sixth position in DxOMark's Top 10 for best mobile phone cameras. As we have told...


Lollipop rollout for 2014 Moto G, Moto X gets official

Lollipop rollout for 2014 Moto G, Moto X gets official

12 November, 2014 | comments (151)

Earlier today, a source apparently had information about the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop already rolling out to unlocked Moto G (2014) units. Shortly after, we heard that this was in fact nothing more than a 'soak test', and not an actual...

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Nexus 6 lands at AT&T on Nov.18, T-Mobile on the 19th

Nexus 6 lands at AT&T on Nov.18, T-Mobile on the 19th

12 November, 2014 | comments (5)

The Motorola Nexus 6 is now up for pre-order at AT&T. This, of course, is no surprise, as the carrier unveiled yesterday that it would start taking pre-orders today. What was missing from that announcement, however, was a shipping date for the...


Unlocked Moto G 2nd Gen getting Android Lollipop [UPDATE]

Unlocked Moto G 2nd Gen getting Android Lollipop [UPDATE]

12 November, 2014 | comments (325)

Update: It seems this is just a soak test and not a widespread rollout as was written in the original article, which you can read below. Well, this is surprising. After the developer edition of the Moto X 2nd Generation started receiving the...

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Nexus 6 out at Sprint Nov.14, AT&T starts pre-orders tomorrow

Nexus 6 out at Sprint Nov.14, AT&T starts pre-orders tomorrow

11 November, 2014 | comments (5)

The Nexus 6 may intermittently be available on the Google Play store, but so far we haven't heard anything related to release time frames from the US carriers that will sell it. This has changed today, as both AT&T and Sprint have made their...


Nexus 6 Euro pre-orders are go for Nov 18, shipping soon after

Nexus 6 Euro pre-orders are go for Nov 18, shipping soon after

11 November, 2014 | comments (15)

The Motorola-made Nexus 6 was delayed in Europe after it went on pre-order in the US at the end of last month. We heard that we might get to pre-order the Nexus 6 by November 18 and now it seems that information turned out correct. A couple...

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Moto X (2014) 5.0 Lollipop update now seeding to testers

Moto X (2014) 5.0 Lollipop update now seeding to testers

08 November, 2014 | comments (44)

Over the past two years or so Motorola turned regular firmware updates into one its top priorities and has been making sure that all its current smartphones run the latest available version of Android. And by the looks of it, things won’t change...

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'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

07 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Today, Verizon has officially unveiled a new color version for the Moto X (2014). It's got a fancy name, too: "Football Leather". It's a reddish hue, meant to make you think about (American) football when you look at it, since it's so close to the...


New Moto smartphone with Snapdragon 410 now in testing

New Moto smartphone with Snapdragon 410 now in testing

07 November, 2014 | comments (48)

Motorola is testing a new mid-range device using the Geekbench testing suite. The phone, which we assume is either the new Moto E or Moto G, features the Snapdragon MSM8916, more popular as the Snapdragon 410. It features a 64-bit quad-core...


Motorola Moto Maxx is official, comes to Brazil and Mexico first

Motorola Moto Maxx is official, comes to Brazil and Mexico first

05 November, 2014 | comments (39)

Motorola just announced the Moto Maxx, which is the DROID Turbo's international version sans Verizon branding. In terms of specifications, the phone is identical to the DROID Turbo and sports a 5.2" QHD display, 21MP camera with 4K video recording...

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Moto Maxx gets pictured as the international Droid Turbo

Moto Maxx gets pictured as the international Droid Turbo

03 November, 2014 | comments (72)

Last week we told you to expect Motorola to launch a global version of its Droid Turbo smartphone (which is exclusive to Verizon). Back then rumor had it that this would be called Moto Maxx, and today the name has been confirmed. A Brazilian...

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Motorola pushes Android 4.4.4 update to the Moto G in the US

Motorola pushes Android 4.4.4 update to the Moto G in the US

03 November, 2014 | comments (20)

If you have the first generation Moto G and live in the US, you should check your phone for an update. Motorola has started pushing an update for the XT1032 model that updates the phone to 4.4.4. The original Moto G has so far been on Android...

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IDC: Xiaomi third largest manufacturer in Q3

IDC: Xiaomi third largest manufacturer in Q3

30 October, 2014 | comments (30)

IDC has shared its report for the global smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2014. The numbers tell a familiar story with one big change - Xiaomi. Last year's Q3 saw Xiaomi somewhere in the Others tab under Huawei, Lenovo and LG but this...


Lenovo completes Motorola acquisition from Google

Lenovo completes Motorola acquisition from Google

30 October, 2014 | comments (53)

Today, Lenovo announced that its acquisition of Motorola from Google is complete. The deal cost the Chinese company $2.91 billion and was announced in late January. Motorola remains headquartered in Chicago and it's brand is intact, but it's now a...


Moto 360 in gold surfaces on Amazon, quickly pulled

Moto 360 in gold surfaces on Amazon, quickly pulled

30 October, 2014 | comments (9)

A Champagne gold color option of the Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch was briefly available on a pre-order on Amazon but it seems the product pages were pulled. The smartwatch was up with two strap sizes - 18mm (shown below) and a 23mm one, both...


Google Nexus 6 already sold out in the United States

Google Nexus 6 already sold out in the United States

29 October, 2014 | comments (58)

It appears that sales of Google Nexus 6 are off to a robust start. The Motorola-made Android 5.0 Lollipop phablet sold out in the United States several hours after it became available for pre-order. All memory and color configurations of...


Motorola Nexus 6 has been delayed in Europe

Motorola Nexus 6 has been delayed in Europe

29 October, 2014 | comments (21)

The Nexus 6 was announced a couple of weeks ago, alongside the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. The first Nexus phablet is due to become available for pre-order in the US today, but so far there's been no word on when we should expect it in...


A global version of Motorola Droid Turbo to be unveiled in Brazil

A global version of Motorola Droid Turbo to be unveiled in Brazil

29 October, 2014 | comments (73)

The new Motorola Droid Turbo garnered great interest but as a Verizon-exclusive it felt out of reach. Now Motorola is sending out invites for a November 5 event to announce a global rollout. The invite doesn't call out the device by name but the...

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Motorola Droid Turbo is official with 5.2-inch QHD display

Motorola Droid Turbo is official with 5.2-inch QHD display

28 October, 2014 | comments (88)

At a joint event today, Verizon and Motorola announced the Droid Turbo. The phone runs on the Verizon XLTE network and features a 5.2" Super AMOLED QHD display with a pixel density of 565ppi. The Motorola Droid Turbo is powered by a Snapdragon...