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Week 9 in review: MWC leaks, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, One (M9)

Week 9 in review: MWC leaks, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, One (M9)

27 February, 2015 | comments (0)

With MWC 2015 mere hours away everybody is naturally excited about the impending releases and interesting mobile innovations. This has been the general vibe for the last month or so, but things have really been getting heated during the last...


Motorola Moto E (2015) brings LTE, 64-bit chipset

Motorola Moto E (2015) brings LTE, 64-bit chipset

25 February, 2015 | comments (41)

Motorola just made the second generation of Moto E official – the screen size grew to 4.5", the chipset moved to a 64-bit one and also got 4G LTE connectivity. Oh, and the 5MP camera can now record 720p video and there's a VGA front-facing camera....

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Original Moto G to receive Lollipop in the coming weeks

Original Moto G to receive Lollipop in the coming weeks

17 February, 2015 | comments (31)

In keeping with the company's policy to provide updates for its smartphones, Motorola is working on an Android Lollipop firmware for the first generation Moto G, released in 2013. Evidence for the update comes from owners of the device, who have...

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Moto E and Moto Maxx getting Lollipop for real

Moto E and Moto Maxx getting Lollipop for real

12 February, 2015 | comments (60)

Soak test over, now the Motorola Moto E is getting Lollipop for real. Joining the entry level handset is the flagship Motorola Moto Maxx. The Moto E update got a quick soak test in Brazil and India, while the Moto Maxx was tested in Brazil again and...


Best Buy listing fully reveals second generation Moto E

Best Buy listing fully reveals second generation Moto E

09 February, 2015 | comments (31)

The yet to be announced second generation Moto E got fully revealed in a Best Buy product listing for Sprint Prepaid service. The upcoming smartphone is listed as Moto E 4G and sports a $99.99 price tag with no contract. Specs-wise,...

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Motorola Moto E beginning Lollipop soak test in India

Motorola Moto E beginning Lollipop soak test in India

04 February, 2015 | comments (58)

Motorola has had a pretty nice track record when it comes to updating their devices. Moto smartphones generally run an almost stock version of Android are usually next in line after Nexus devices for OS updates. Sadly this was not the case with...

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Week 5 in review: Galaxy S6, HTC One (M9) and Exynos

Week 5 in review: Galaxy S6, HTC One (M9) and Exynos

31 January, 2015 | comments (4)

With MWC 2015 just over a month away everybody is already itching to know what the mobile world has in store and naturally the news has been overflowing with leaks. Unsurprisingly Samsung once again stole the spotlight with its highly anticipated...


Motorola has sold 3 million devices in India since Feb 2014

Motorola has sold 3 million devices in India since Feb 2014

30 January, 2015 | comments (22)

Back in February last year, Motorola made India’s largest e-commerce website Flipkart its exclusive online retail partner, and now, the Economic Times is reporting that the Lenovo-owned company has sold 3 million smartphones in the country since...

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Alleged image of the second generation Moto E leaks

Alleged image of the second generation Moto E leaks

29 January, 2015 | comments (60)

Purported image of the second generation Moto E made the rounds online. The successor of Motorola Moto E XT1021 is expected to make its debut in the near future. The alleged press render gives us a clear look of the front and the back of the...


Original Moto X and G for Republic Wireless get Android 4.4.4

Original Moto X and G for Republic Wireless get Android 4.4.4

23 January, 2015 | comments (12)

The Moto G from 2013 (pictured below) is now in the process of being updated to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. No, this isn't a blast from the past, as we're only talking about the units sold by Republic Wireless. And unfortunately while other Moto...


Moto products from 2013 and 2014 will get Lollipop soon

Moto products from 2013 and 2014 will get Lollipop soon

13 January, 2015 | comments (149)

Luciano Carvalho, a Motorola software engineer announced today that an Android 5.0 update will be seeding to a lot of Moto devices "really soon". This hopefully refers to some time in the next week or two, but understandably no date has been...

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Top 10 most popular blog posts of 2014

Top 10 most popular blog posts of 2014

02 January, 2015 | comments (4)

The Year 2014 is now gone and it's time we take a look at what you liked best over our blog. This year was full of new devices, a plethora of flagships made it to the market and some of them surely turned not the jewels the companies had advertised...


Symphony roar A50 - first Android One phone outside India

Symphony roar A50 - first Android One phone outside India

29 December, 2014 | comments (34)

Android One has been steadily gaining speed ever since its initial announcement at Google I/O 2014. The exciting program represents the California tech giant's strive to rapidly advance in emerging smartphone markets, starting with India, by...

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Motorola plans to offer affordable 4G smartphones in India

Motorola plans to offer affordable 4G smartphones in India

13 December, 2014 | comments (31)

Motorola, apparently has big plans for the Indian handset market. In an interview for the Economic Times, Rick Osterloh, president and chief operation officer at the US tech giant stated that the company will be very aggressive in the 4G market come...

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Second generation Moto E has its specs rumored

Second generation Moto E has its specs rumored

03 December, 2014 | comments (113)

There's already a second generation Moto G out there, so you might be expecting a successor for the even lower-priced Moto E to emerge any moment now. And you wouldn't be wrong, as it turns out. According to a new report from Greece, the...


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 (202)

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...


Motorola details which of its devices will get Lollipop

Motorola details which of its devices will get Lollipop

15 October, 2014 | comments (63)

The Nexus 6 will be Motorola's first product to ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop preinstalled, but what about the smartphone maker's previous wares? Fret not, for Motorola plans on updating quite a few handsets to the latest version of Android. And...


Dual-SIM Motorola Moto E with 4G LTE spotted in Brazil

Dual-SIM Motorola Moto E with 4G LTE spotted in Brazil

03 September, 2014 | comments (5)

The Moto G launched with no LTE connectivity but a 4G model was launched later and now the Moto E might be following in its footsteps. A Brazilian retailer has a listing for the Moto E Dual 4G – that's right, not only is it 4G but it gets to keep...


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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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...