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Best of IFA 2014: smartphones, tablets and accessories

Best of IFA 2014: smartphones, tablets and accessories

06 September, 2014 | comments (37)

IFA is essentially over – journalist were free to roam the IFA grounds before the event was open to the general public and while technically, the doors are still open, we are already on our way home.It's been a busy couple of days and we would...

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Moto X and Moto G available in the UK today, Moto 360 in October

Moto X and Moto G available in the UK today, Moto 360 in October

05 September, 2014 | comments (24)

Motorola unveiled the new generation Moto X and Moto G and you don't have to wait. They are already available in the US, but they've also arrived in Europe. Flipkart in India is also launching the new Moto G. The long-awaited Moto 360 smartwatch is...

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Updated Motorola Moto X goes official with 5.2” display

Updated Motorola Moto X goes official with 5.2” display

05 September, 2014 | comments (77)

Motorola announced updated Moto X smartphone. The newcomer features beefed up specs and improved finish compared to its predecessors, the Moto X XT1052. As the company’s brand new flagship, the new Moto X features a decidedly more upmarket...

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Brazilian prices for Motorola Moto X+1 and Moto G2 leak

Brazilian prices for Motorola Moto X+1 and Moto G2 leak

01 September, 2014 | comments (25)

The upcoming Motorola duo is getting priced around the world, now Brazil has chimed in. Someone managed to sneak a photo of an inventory system, which puts the Moto G2 at BRL 999 and the Moto X+1 at BRL 1,499. In dollars and euro the Moto G2...


Motorola Moto X+1 to feature optical zoom, 3D screen

Motorola Moto X+1 to feature optical zoom, 3D screen

24 August, 2014 | comments (35)

The Motorola Moto X+1 is among the most hotly anticipated smartphones that will come out this September. We’ve already got a glimpse of its internals thanks to a leaked benchmark scorecard, but now we get some more bits of the puzzle. A tipster...


Press image of Moto X+1 leaks out on Twitter

Press image of Moto X+1 leaks out on Twitter

21 August, 2014 | comments (42)

A press photo of the upcoming Moto X+1 appeared on Twitter. The image was posted on the social network by @evleaks as a gift to mark his recently announced retirement. The press photo reveals the yet to be announced smartphone with Verizon...


Moto X receives Android 4.4.4 in the UK

Moto X receives Android 4.4.4 in the UK

21 August, 2014 | comments (12)

The UK version of the Moto X (XT1052) is starting to receive a software update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The firmware update bumps the version to v.212.44.26 and improves overall performance. Additionally, Motorola says the phone dialer is updated...

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Moto G2 display assembly goes on sale in China

Moto G2 display assembly goes on sale in China

17 August, 2014 | comments (3)

Motorola Moto G2 is yet to be announced, yet you can already order its display assembly online. The upcoming device’s is listed as available at the major Chinese online retailer Taobao. The smartphone’s display component is priced at CNY...


Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

Moto X+1 front panel photographed out and about

16 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The Moto X+1 is starting to leak a lot, now that we're getting ever closer to its September 4 unveiling date. Most recently, the next Motorola flagship smartphone had most of its specs confirmed by a benchmark. And now its purported front panel...


More iPhone 6 photos leak, no big surprises

More iPhone 6 photos leak, no big surprises

15 August, 2014 | comments (146)

Even more photos of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 are surfacing online. Some pics of the phone's outer casing suggest that even though the device will be sporting a 4.7” display, it'll still be usable with one hand. Steve Jobs' reluctance to...

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Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

Motorola Moto X+1 specs confirmed by GFXBenchmark

15 August, 2014 | comments (46)

The upcoming Motorola Moto X+1 has gone through the GFXBenchmark test, which has confirmed its key specifications. The Moto X was criticized for not having flagship specifications, but it appears its successor will be a full-blown...

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Motorola doubles its sales in Q2, reaches 8.6 million

Motorola doubles its sales in Q2, reaches 8.6 million

12 August, 2014 | comments (21)

Google may not have succeeded in bringing Motorola back in the black before it gave up and sold it to Lenovo, but it certainly managed to put the company back on the smartphone map. Riding on the success that the Moto G has become and adding up the...

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Exclusive: 5-inch Moto G2 to ship on Sept 10 for €250

Exclusive: 5-inch Moto G2 to ship on Sept 10 for €250

11 August, 2014 | comments (55)

The successor of Motorola Moto G, rumored as Moto G2 and Moto G+1, should be available for purchase on September 10. The information comes from a retailer, which got the info straight from a Motorola rep. Apparently the Dual-SIM Moto G with...


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...


Motorola VP confirms Moto X will get Android L

Motorola VP confirms Moto X will get Android L

05 August, 2014 | comments (12)

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...


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...


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...