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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 (50)

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 (32)

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 (54)

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 (75)

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...


Leaked Motorola Droid Turbo ad features James Franco

Leaked Motorola Droid Turbo ad features James Franco

28 October, 2014 | comments (19)

James Franco is riding a bicycle and he's not holding a Galaxy Note 10.1 anymore, he's moved on to the Motorola Droid Turbo. This is the first leaked ad for the upcoming Motorola flagship and it only shows the briefest glimpse of the device. It's in...


Retail package of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks out

Retail package of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks out

25 October, 2014 | comments (47)

Live images of the retail package of the upcoming Motorola Droid Turbo made the rounds on Twitter. The high-end smartphone for Verizon Wireless is set to debut this coming Tuesday, on October 28. The elegant retail box of the Android...


Motorola Droid Turbo leaks out in live photos

Motorola Droid Turbo leaks out in live photos

22 October, 2014 | comments (47)

Motorola Droid Turbo for Verizon Wireless made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around, the soon to be revealed Android powerhouse showed up in number of live photos. In line with past leaks, the images showcase the upcoming...


Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

Nexus 6 pre-orders confirmed to start on October 29

20 October, 2014 | comments (45)

Google and Motorola unveiled the Nexus 6 phablet last week. During the blog post announcement, we were told that pre-orders for the device would start on October 29. And this date has just been confirmed by none other than the phone's listing in...


Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

19 October, 2014 | comments (203)

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop recently, and while that is great news and all, unless you are among the minority that is on Nexus or Google Play edition devices, what you are really looking for is when the OEMs, or the OEM of your...


Another press images of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks

Another press images of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks

19 October, 2014 | comments (58)

More press images of Motorola Droid Turbo made the rounds online. The high-end Android powerhouse for Verizon Wireless will make its debut in a little over a week, on October 28. In line with past leaks, the new image showcases the...


Motorola Moto X (2014) now just $50 with Verizon contract

Motorola Moto X (2014) now just $50 with Verizon contract

17 October, 2014 | comments (7)

Looking to get the latest and greatest Motorola smartphone? If you don't mind tying your next two years with Verizon now's the time to reach for your credit card. The largest US carrier has launched a promotion for the Motorola Moto X (2014),...