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'OK Google headset:' Imagining a different kind of Motorola wearable

Motorola has finally revealed the date for its next big press event, and on September 4 we're likely to meet at least four new devices. The invite sent out today hints at the Moto X's successor, the Moto G2, the Moto 360 and something you'll wear in your ear. So far Motorola's efforts in the...
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Motorola holding September 4 event, Moto 360 + new phones inbound

We've been waiting patiently for new toys from Motorola for several months, not least the Moto 360 smartwatch and rumored Moto X successor. Today Moto is sending out media invites for an event in Chicago on Sept. 4, where we should see what's next from the fan-favorite manufacturer. The teaser...
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Motorola shuffling around executive team

Changes are afoot at in the Motorola leadership. The company is in a state of transition, poised to be transferred from Google to Lenovo in a multi-billion-dollar deal, and gearing up for the rumored launch of the Moto X+1 smartphone and the anticipated launch of the Moto 360 smartwatch running...
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Motorola offering 10% off their accessories just because

Motorola is offering a 10% discount on most of the accessories sold through their online store using the checkout code JUSTBECAUSE10. You can apply this to anything that isn't already on clearance, and if you get $75-worth of gear, you get free shipping. That might be easy considering the Moto X...
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Moto G getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat update in the UK

The rollout of Android 4.4.4 KitKat around the world continues as we have confirmed reports from tipsters that some owners of the Motorola Moto G smartphone are getting the firmware update today in the UK. The update has been released for users on the Vodafone network. It's possible that...
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Moto X gets price cut to $299.99 with the use of promo code

Motorola Mobility's Moto X smartphone can be yours for just $299.99, without a contract, if you use a specific promo code while ordering it online for a limited time. The discount code, which is used on the Moto Maker website, is "MBXISMOT" and it cuts the price of the 16GB version of the Moto...
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Motorola confirms Android 4.4.4 rollout is well under way

We've covered the rollout of Android 4.4.4 to various Motorola devices, including the Moto E, Moto G and latest Droids, but Motorola has come out and named all of the devices and regions that are currently receiving the update. Taking to its blog, Motorola explained that the Moto G is currently...
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Cricket Wireless has special deals on Samsung, ZTE and Motorola phones

Cricket Wireless has announced special sales deals for many of their Android smartphones from Samsung, ZTE and Motorola as part of their new "back to school" promotion. The pre-paid wireless carrier subsidiary of AT&T is selling the Motorola Moto G for $49.99, taking into account a $50 new...
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Court orders Motorola to stop sales in Germany over antenna dispute

A court in Germany has ordered Motorola to stop selling phones in Germany that infringe on an antenna design patent. The patent, held by German laser engineering firm LPKF, covers what's called "Laser Direct Structuring", which is the process used by many smartphone manufacturers to lay down an...
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Motorola Buds review

  Bluetooth headphones aren't for everyone. There are some of us out there – myself included – that prefer the reliability and quality that comes from using a cable. That goes for broadband too – Ethernet is generally better than WiFi. But that doesn't mean there isn't a decent selection of good...
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The Moto 360 will support Qi wireless charging

We've yet to see the Moto 360 come across the FCC's testing docket, but its charger? That just scurried across the test bench — with the Moto 360 itself in tow as "Test support equipment." Normally a standard plug-in charger would not find itself under scrutiny from the FCC, after all they're all...
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Motorola Droid owners to leapfrog yet another update to KitKat 4.4.4

Motorola is skipping Android KitKat 4.4.3 on Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini smartphones for Android 4.4.4 to take into account an OpenSSL vulnerability. David Schuster took to Google+ to announce that the manufacturer cancelled the release of Android 4.4.3, which consumers have been patiently waiting...
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Moto E now shipping to U.S. buyers who purchased from Motorola website

The Moto E has been on sale for a short time now in the U.S., and those who put in their order early with Motorola are starting to receive their devices. We've just received our own $129 piece of Moto goodness after ordering on day one, and those who did the same should be getting theirs in short...
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The Moto Stream: A simple, angular way of playing music with friends

A mere $50 gets you a good Bluetooth music streaming device from Motorola This, folks, is the Moto Stream. It's a Bluetooth device that kicks music from your phone into a proper set of speakers. And that's all it is. It's not the Nexus Q reborn. For one, it's much smaller. And while it's cute in...
Motorola's Droid family to skip straight to Android 4.4.3 update

Motorola's Droid family to skip straight to Android 4.4.3 update

If you're waiting for Motorola to roll out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Verizon Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini, don't hold your breath. Fortunately, there is a lot of good news as the latest batch of Motorola Droid-branded phones for Verizon will be skipping over to Android 4.4.3 instead...
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Moto E kernel source code shared by Motorola

Like spending your free time tinkering with gadgets and kernel source code? Then you're going to be pretty happy to learn that Motorola has just posted the kernel source for the Moto E and updated the code for the RAZR M and RAZR HD. Head to Github and you'll find all the kernel sources you...
Motorola's Fort Worth factory shutting down by the end of the year

Motorola's Fort Worth factory shutting down by the end of the year

Google's Motorola handset unit will apparently soon be closing down their factory in Fort Worth Texas. The factory has only been open since May of 2013 and currently employs around 700 workers. At its high, the factory employed around 3,800, mostly through contract manufacturer Flextronics...
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Moto G on Republic Wireless review

The phone we're all smitten with is now available on one of the cheapest carriers in the United States — but how well does Republic Wireless' 'hybrid calling' actually work? What’s left to say about the Moto G? When we first met the Moto X’s little brother back in November, we raved about its...
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Apple and Motorola settle their patent fight

Today, both Apple and Google announced that the companies have agreed to dismiss a patent suit against each other. The lawsuit was filed over claimed patent infringements in the Apple iPhone and smartphones made by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that runs on the Android OS. Interestingly,...
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Ferrari Edition Moto G headed to Mexico

The Ferrari brand isn't exactly synonymous with affordable, mainstream products like the Moto G, Motorola's low-cost smartphone for the masses. But that's not stopping the smartphone maker and the luxury sports car manufacturer teaming up to make the Moto G Ferrari Edition a reality. Announced...

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