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Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

25 July, 2014 | comments (55)

The Google Play Store version of the Moto G already received an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat and now the company announced it's time for Verizon users to start getting it too. The OTA update should be seeding now to Verizon Moto G phones starting...


Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

Alleged Motorola Moto G successor leaks

20 July, 2014 | comments (44)

The Moto G is Motorola's most successful smartphone to date and has seen its fair share of upgrades in the form of the Moto G 4G and Dual-SIM variant but is yet to see it being replaced by a successor. Although this is bound to happen we were yet...


Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

Moto X now starts at $299.99 with promo code valid until July 23

19 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Motorola may be getting ready to unveil the much rumored Moto X+1 soon. And it would be about time, with almost a year passing since its predecessor was announced. Speaking of which, the Moto X can now be yours starting at $299.99 sans contract,...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

15 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Ever think about picking up one of Verizon's prepaid plans, but you were put off by the lack of LTE phone support? Well Big Red has finally loosened up and allowed users rocking LTE capable handsets on its prepaid smartphone plans. There are some...


Android 4.4.4 now seeding on DROID Ultra, Maxx, Mini

Android 4.4.4 now seeding on DROID Ultra, Maxx, Mini

15 July, 2014 | comments (14)

A few days ago we informed you about Android 4.4.4 test builds being seeded on Motorola DROID Maxx, Ultra and Mini to qualified Verizon testers. We knew this meant the updates are in the final stages and will begin seeding soon. Well, the...


Week 28 in review: Xperia C3, Nubia Z7, Android L for Moto

Week 28 in review: Xperia C3, Nubia Z7, Android L for Moto

12 July, 2014 | comments (0)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 28 of 2014 was free of Samsung announcements though it didn't lack interesting new devices such as the Sony Xperia C3 and...


Android 4.4.4 coming to Motorola DROID Maxx, Ultra and Mini

Android 4.4.4 coming to Motorola DROID Maxx, Ultra and Mini

10 July, 2014 | comments (27)

Verizon's exclusive Motorola DROID Maxx, DROID Ultra and DROID Mini will be getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat update very soon. The test firmware has been seeded already to the registered Motorola testers on its Feedback Network. The three DROIDs...


Motorola Moto X and Moto G get banned in Germany

Motorola Moto X and Moto G get banned in Germany

10 July, 2014 | comments (30)

Update, July 11: We were contacted by a Motorola spokesperson and informed us that they have found a way around the situation. Here's the official comment: "Motorola has taken steps to avoid interruption in supply or recall issues by using...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Motorola confirms Moto X and G will get Android L

Motorola confirms Moto X and G will get Android L

07 July, 2014 | comments (86)

Android L is still in the developer preview phase but companies are already vowing to bring it to their devices. Motorola smartphones have mostly pure Android and get very timely updates now Moto customer support is claiming that the Moto X and Moto...


Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

ComScore has gathered some metrics on US smartphone market share, and the company’s research reveals that Apple’s smartphones take up the majority of the US market, while Android is the top smartphone OS in the nation. By comScore’s...


Microsoft and Canon strike patent cross-licensing deal

Microsoft and Canon strike patent cross-licensing deal

03 July, 2014 | comments (59)

Software giant Microsoft and imaging giant Canon have struck a cross-licensing patent deal that affects "a broad range of products and services each company offers, including certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products". While details on...

Tags: Google, Motorola


Project Ara Chief Designer Dan Makoski leaves Google

Project Ara Chief Designer Dan Makoski leaves Google

03 July, 2014 | comments (27)

Chief Designer of Project Ara - Dan Makoski - has left Google. Makoski has been working at Google/Motorola since 2012 and is quitting now after his two year contract with the company ended. Why he chose not to renew his contract with Google...

Tags: Google, Motorola


Moto Maker can now be used in Germany to customize Moto X

Moto Maker can now be used in Germany to customize Moto X

02 July, 2014 | comments (20)

It's finally happened - Moto Maker is now available in a country other than the USA. Germany is the first land to get it, but we should expect the service to arrive in other parts of Europe soon too. Moto Maker is basically a website that allows...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Motorola Moto G 4G hits the UK at £160 SIM-free, £19 on contract

Motorola Moto G 4G hits the UK at £160 SIM-free, £19 on contract

24 June, 2014 | comments (39)

The Motorola Moto G 4G became available in the US just over a week ago and now it has crossed the pond over to the UK. Several stores are already accepting pre-orders for the 8GB version at £160 SIM-free or from £19 a month. A regular Motorola...


Motorola Moto G 4G now in stock in the US

Motorola Moto G 4G now in stock in the US

16 June, 2014 | comments (20)

The Motorola Moto G 4G is now in stock at Motorola's US website. The device is up for grabs in 8GB flavor for the promised $219 price. If the lowly storage bothers you, don't forget that the 4G LTE Moto G is the first to come out with a microSD...

Tags: Android, Motorola, LTE


Google tweet shows an unknown new phone

Google tweet shows an unknown new phone

09 June, 2014 | comments (64)

The Android Twitter account posted an image to brag about how awesome Google Now is, but there's something odd about the phone in the image. It's not a Nexus 5, not even one of the Moto phones, and it lacks any branding. Since this is the...

Tags: Android, Motorola, LG


Moto X 64GB goes official, available on Try Then Buy

Moto X 64GB goes official, available on Try Then Buy

09 June, 2014 | comments (17)

Motorola launched a very interesting Try Then Buy campaign for the Moto X two days ago. You can fully customize a Moto X of your liking, deposit just a penny and try it at home for two weeks. If you like it, then you can keep it and Motorola will...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Try the Moto X for two weeks by paying just one cent

Try the Moto X for two weeks by paying just one cent

07 June, 2014 | comments (31)

Ever since the Moto X went on sale, there has been no shortage of special offers on the device, with some aggressive discounts thrown in every now and then. With the latest offer, Motorola is letting you try out the device, customized to your...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Moto X+1 with 1080p screen unintentionally confirmed

Moto X+1 with 1080p screen unintentionally confirmed

06 June, 2014 | comments (29)

Motorola Moto G owners have been complaining that their precious status bar space is wasted with a permanent label displaying the carrier name. Reports started flying around that this will not be fixed, but Motorola VP of Product Management Punit...