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Motorola sold 6.5 million devices worldwide in Q1 2014

Motorola sold 6.5 million devices worldwide in Q1 2014

23 April, 2014 | comments (39)

Senior vice president of product management at Motorola Rick Osterloh announced in a tweet that the company has shipped 6.5 million devices globally for Q1 2014. The Moto X and Moto G have been getting warm reception worldwide, with the Moto G named...

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Specs of unannounced Motorola Moto E leak out

Specs of unannounced Motorola Moto E leak out

19 April, 2014 | comments (34)

Alleged specs of the yet to be announced Motorola Moto E leaked out. When launched, the smartphone will slot below the Moto G in the manufacturer’s product range. Leaked specs of the Moto E include a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, and 4GB...


Google's modular Ara smartphone to arrive in 2015

Google's modular Ara smartphone to arrive in 2015

16 April, 2014 | comments (90)

Google released the Module Developers Kit (MDK) for its Project Ara smartphone last week, and now more news has surfaced about the modular device. In December, the company will release an Android update for Ara devices, followed by the release of...

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Mysterious Moto X+1 branding leaks out on Twitter

Mysterious Moto X+1 branding leaks out on Twitter

06 April, 2014 | comments (22)

A mysterious Moto X+1 branding made the rounds on Twitter. The yet to be known device moniker was posted on the social network with a “coming soon” tag by @evleaks. Motorola Moto X + 1: coming soon pic.twitter.com/7c8Gy16rdl— @evleaks (@evleaks)...


Motorola and Flipkart launch the Moto X in India

Motorola and Flipkart launch the Moto X in India

19 March, 2014 | comments (87)

After many months of waiting and a few weeks of teasing, Motorola finally launched the Moto X in India. As with the Moto G, Motorola has once again chosen to partner with online retailer Flipkart, who will be selling the Moto X exclusively in...

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Moto G is the most successful Motorola smartphone yet

Moto G is the most successful Motorola smartphone yet

25 February, 2014 | comments (113)

The budget-friendly Moto G is Motorola’s “most successful, highest-selling smartphone”. Rick Osterloh, the senior vice president of product management in Motorola revealed the news at an MWC press dinner. Motorola’s SVP went on to mention...


Motorola extends Moto X discount deal till February 22

Motorola extends Moto X discount deal till February 22

15 February, 2014 | comments (14)

Motorola has extended the discount on the Moto X for another week. You can now get $70 off from any of the unlocked Moto X models without a contract till February 22. The deal was originally supposed to expire on February 14 but has now been...

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Lenovo CEO confident he can turn Motorola around

Lenovo CEO confident he can turn Motorola around

13 February, 2014 | comments (25)

Regarding Lenovo's recent acquisition of Motorola, CEO Yang Yuanqing claims that his company's long term business model will enable the Chinese tech giant to turn Motorola's fortunes around fairly quickly. That's despite the parallel finalization ...

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Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

29 January, 2014 | comments (107)

Google announced that it has reached an agreement to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. The Chinese electronics giant will pay approximately $2.91 billion for the smartphones business with $1.41 billion due at the deal’s closing in cash and ordinary...


Friends with Moto program offers great discounts on Moto X, Moto G

Friends with Moto program offers great discounts on Moto X, Moto G

24 January, 2014 | comments (12)

Going to buy a Motorola Moto X or a Moto G? You might want to try this first – the Friends with Moto program might shave $50 off the X and $40 off a 16GB Moto G. It's not a certain deal but you can sign up to receive a promo code for the...

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LG G2 and Moto X now free on AT&T with two-year deal

LG G2 and Moto X now free on AT&T with two-year deal

17 January, 2014 | comments (10)

This is hot news for Android lovers in the US - AT&T has slashed the on-contract prices of the Motorola Moto X and LG G2 to null if you sign a two-year commitment. The deal is available until the end of this month - January 31 - and is...

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Motorola Moto X hits Europe, costs €429/£380

Motorola Moto X hits Europe, costs €429/£380

14 January, 2014 | comments (36)

Today Motorola announced that its Moto X flagship is finally hitting Europe. The handset will go on sale in UK, France and Germany on February 1 and will be available through a number of major retailers including Phones4u, Carphone Warehouse, O2,...

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Motorola to bring another smartphone to EU next week

Motorola to bring another smartphone to EU next week

07 January, 2014 | comments (38)

Motorola is planning to add a new smartphone to its European family of products. The company has sent out invites for a special event in London, UK on January 14, where it'll launch the new device. Information is scarce at the moment and we...

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Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

Moto X gets permanently priced at $399 off contract

01 January, 2014 | comments (22)

After getting treated to a couple of substantial discounts recently, the Moto X received a permanent off contract price cut. The characterful Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone is now available for $399 for 16GB version without any carrier...

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Android 4.4.2 KitKat now rolling out for the Moto G

Android 4.4.2 KitKat now rolling out for the Moto G

20 December, 2013 | comments (52)

One of the cheapest and best value for money smartphones is getting a KitKat treat. Motorola has announced that it has begun rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Moto G purchased from Motorola's website and Amazon in the US, with carrier...

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Optional bamboo back cover for the Moto X is now available

Optional bamboo back cover for the Moto X is now available

17 December, 2013 | comments (37)

An optional bamboo back cover for the Moto X is now available to order in the Moto Maker customization tool. The natural wood option costs an additional $100 over the regular back cover for the handset. Initial quantities of the bamboo...

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Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

Motorola to offer Moto X on sale again on Wednesday and Monday

03 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Motorola had embarked on a noble plan to offer the unlocked version of the Moto X for $349.99 through their MotoMaker website on Cyber Monday. While the plan was good, Motorola was unable to execute it. The day the phone went on sale, the...

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Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

27 November, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola will be offering the contract-free Android 4.4 KitKat booting Moto X with a substantial discount on Cyber Monday. The US manufacturer announced on its official Google+ account that it will be selling its flagship smartphone with a hefty...

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AT&T starts rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for Moto X

AT&T starts rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for Moto X

23 November, 2013 | comments (15)

A few days ago Motorola and Verizon shocked everyone by rolling out the Android 4.4 update for the Moto X well ahead of every other OEM, including Google for its own Nexus devices. Now AT&T has also joined in on the KitKat bandwagon and is rolling...

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Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

19 November, 2013 | comments (16)

Motorola announced that it will begin seeding Android 4.4 KitKat to Moto X devices for Verizon Wireless starting today. The Big Red version of the Moto X is the first to get treated to the latest Android update. As expected, Android 4.4...

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