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Moto X+1 rumored to launch at Verizon on September 25

Moto X+1 rumored to launch at Verizon on September 25

09 August, 2014 | comments (15)

The oft-leaked but not so far announced Moto X+1 now gets a rumored release date. According to some unnamed sources, it should land at Verizon "by September 25". Motorola has previously told us to expect the successor to the original Moto X to...


Motorola XT1097 aka Moto X+1 does Geekbench

Motorola XT1097 aka Moto X+1 does Geekbench

07 August, 2014 | comments (20)

The Motorola Moto XT1097, what is thought to be the Moto X+1, has been caught out in the open again. This time it was spotted in the Geekbench database, which reports Android 4.4.4 KitKat and Qualcomm 8974AC Snapdragon 801. The chipset features...


comScore: Samsung, Apple grow in the US, others decline

comScore: Samsung, Apple grow in the US, others decline

07 August, 2014 | comments (19)

comScore studies the US smartphone market closely and has published a report on the March-June quarter. Smartphone penetration continues to inch upwards (up 4%), reaching 71.6%. In total 173 million US residents own a smartphone now. Apple and...


Moto G2 possibly benchmarked, shows its specs

Moto G2 possibly benchmarked, shows its specs

05 August, 2014 | comments (73)

The Moto G was released last November, but it looks like there's already a successor for it on the way. An image allegedly showing the next Moto G (which we'll call G2 for simplicity's sake, even though the official name hasn't been confirmed yet)...

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Motorola VP confirms Moto X will get Android L

Motorola VP confirms Moto X will get Android L

05 August, 2014 | comments (14)

Punit Soni, Motorola's VP of Product Management, has confirmed over Google+ that the Motorola Moto X will be getting the latest Android L release. The Moto X was one of the few devices that was released under Google's brief ownership of Motorola...


Motorola invites AT&T Moto X users to test preview build

Motorola invites AT&T Moto X users to test preview build

05 August, 2014 | comments (8)

Motorola is sending out mails to select users of the Motorola forums with an AT&T Moto X. The company is inviting these users to test a preview version of a software update for the phone. This is likely the 4.4.4 update as the AT&T Moto X is still...


Motorola Moto G 4G gets $40 price cut in the US

Motorola Moto G 4G gets $40 price cut in the US

04 August, 2014 | comments (10)

The Motorola Moto G 4G has been on sale in the US for almost two months so now is a great time for a discount – the phone normally goes for $220 but Best Buy has temporarily cut the price to $180. It's available in both black and white. That's...

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Canalys: Motorola tops Nokia phone shipments in India in Q2

Canalys: Motorola tops Nokia phone shipments in India in Q2

03 August, 2014 | comments (109)

Analysts company Canalys has outed a report outlining the top smartphone manufacturers in India and it comes with a twist. For the Q2 2014, Motorola has sold more smartphones than Nokia (Microsoft Mobile) taking the fourth place and leaving the...


Motorola could be working on a 5.9

Motorola could be working on a 5.9" Nexus smartphone

27 July, 2014 | comments (38)

Over the past few months we've seen much controversy about whether there will be another Nexus smartphone. That's because Google has been rumored to drop this program, and focus on Android Silver, which will incorporate a few devices from more...


Alleged Motorola Moto X+1 prototype photographed

Alleged Motorola Moto X+1 prototype photographed

25 July, 2014 | comments (34)

New Alleged photos of the Motorola Moto X+1 have surfaced alongside detailed information regarding the phone's specifications. The photos received by AndroidPolice.com show the phone in its full glory with a custom wooden back. According to...


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 (57)

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,...

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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...

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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 (97)

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...