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Moto E specs allegedly leak, thinner body and low-price inbound

The Moto G is as of now Motorola's lowest-priced smartphone offering, but the highly-popular G might soon be looking down at an even cheaper phone: the Moto E. Since its launch in November last year, the Moto G has gone on to be Motorola's best-selling smartphone in history, thanks in no small...
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Verizon releases Droid Maxx in two new color options, quietly cuts storage to 16GB

$99 on-contract gets you a couple cool color options for a great phone on Verizon. The Motorola Droid Maxx is getting slightly old at this point, and in order to freshen things up a bit Verizon is releasing two new color options of the device. Alongside the previous black model, you'll now have...
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Motorola celebrates 50 app update milestone with Hangout on Air to talk software

Punit Soni to field questions live with #AskMoto hashtag Motorola has made a big deal out of bringing several of its devices' core functionalities out into the Play Store for easy updating, and it is now marking the milestone of 50 updates to over 15 apps over the last 8 months. Touchless...
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UK managing director Andrew Morley departs Motorola after Lenovo takeover

In light of Motorola's sale to Lenovo, the company's UK managing director Andrew Morley is set to leave after joining Motorola back in 2010. This departure follows CEO Dennis Woodside stepping down back in September, soon after Google sold its mobile company to Lenovo. Morley noted in an...
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Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR M expected to get Android 4.4 KitKat in a few weeks

Users of the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR M won't have to wait much longer to update to Android 4.4 KitKat. Motorola has been making progress on the 4.4 update for both devices, both of which were originally released in September 2012. The update should be available in a few weeks,...
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Motorola’s Credit program to potentially introduce new reward tiers

Free phones, cheap accessories and reward points all up for consideration Motorola is sending out surveys to its current device financing customers indicating that the company plans to take the service a bit further in the future. Available since November of last year, Motorola's financing...
Motorola names Rick Osterloh new president and COO

Motorola names Rick Osterloh new president and COO

Motorola Mobility has a new President and COO: Rick Osterloh. Formerly SVP of Product, Osterloh is taking over the helm of Motorola from form CEO Dennis Woodside. Woodside, if you'll recall, stepped down in September to take a position as COO of Dropbox, following Google's selling of Motorola to...
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Moto G Forte launches in Mexico, is actually just a Moto G with a Grip Shell

Nextel Mexico now carrying 8GB version for those interested Rumors of a 'Moto G Forte' for certain markets started swirling last week, leading many to believe that a more rugged version of the budget phone was destined for Latin America. Motorola quietly took the wraps off of the phone today,...
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Moto G reportedly boosts Motorola to six percent UK market share

£135 handset takes 'significant numbers of low-mid end customers from Samsung and Nokia,' according to report The affordable Moto G, already Motorola's most successful smartphone ever, has powered the manufacturer to a six percent share of the British smartphone market, according to new data...
Moto 360

Missed the Moto 360 hangout? No worries, catch the replay!

Motorola yesterday held a live Hangout On Air to talk Moto 360, with design lead, Jim Wicks. Despite some technical difficulties – seems someone didn't know how to set up a proper broadcast! – things eventually got underway and we saw and heard a few interesting tidbits. There were actual,...
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Motorola to host live Hangout on Air to talk Moto 360 design

Tune in Wednesday, March 19 to watch Jim Wicks talk about the design of the new wearable Motorola just dropped the bombshell of Moto 360 on us moments ago, and now we'll have a better idea of how it was designed tomorrow with a Hangout on Air hosted by lead designer Jim Wicks. The Hangout will...
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Motorola announces 'Moto 360,' its first Android Wear device

Truly modern timepiece first, smartwatch second Building on the announcement by Google of its new wearable device platform, Android Wear, Motorola has announced its first device with the software: Moto 360. Just as we expected based on statements back at MWC, the focus here is primarily on the...
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Moto X launching in India on March 19

Indian outlet Flipkart has announced that it'll exclusively begin stocking the Moto X in from tomorrow, Wednesday March 19. Prices start at Rs. 23,999, and judging by the retailer's promotional page it'll have the Moto X in seven color options, including the oak and teak backs which have only...
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Moto X in Europe: The Android Central casual review

After a late arrival in the UK and mainland Europe, how does the Moto X shape up? After a five-month wait, European consumers finally got the Moto X this February. A significant launch for Moto's European arm, it's occurring as the company prepares to enter yet another period of transition...
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Motorola updates Touchless Control with new 'What's up' command to read notifications aloud

Motorola Migrate also updated with two usability fixes to better control your data Motorola's Touchless Control app, the brains behind the always-listening function in the Moto X and new Droids, is being updated today with an interesting new feature that reads your notifications aloud. Along...
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Motorola's MWC event now available to view online

Clear a half hour slot for Moto's brief Barcelona special A week ago in Barcelona, Motorola held a fairly low key press event. Well, more a panel discussion than an out-and-out press conference. We were there, of course, and brought you the key facts such as Moto's take on wearables, the success...
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Motorola's Active Display updated to obey vibration settings

Motorola's updates continue today, and next on the list is Active Display. One of our favorite features from the Moto X (and new Droid phones) will now honor the vibration settings. You can toggle them on and off in sound section of the settings menu. Get your download on in Google Play. ...
Rumored prototype Motorola smartwatch surfaces, looks a lot like a MOTOACTV sequel

Rumored prototype Motorola smartwatch surfaces, looks a lot like a MOTOACTV sequel

Remember the MOTOACTV? Yeah, Motorola's fitness-tracking, music-playing, wrist wearable from 2011, that one. Back before "smartwatches" were really a thing, Motorola and a few other companies were experimenting around with the concept of devices you could wear on your body, mostly for fitness...
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The Moto G is Motorola's most successful smartphone ever

Moto G is highest-selling smartphone in company history Another nugget from Motorola's MWC press dinner. Motorola senior vice president of product management Rick Osterloh had this to say while talking about Motorola's commitment to Android, the upcoming merger, and Motorola's future: The...
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Motorola bringing multiple wearables, including a new watch, in a few months

Motorola thinks wearables should look like jewelery We're having a friendly press dinner with Motorola at Mobile World Congress, and Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of product management, has been talking about wearables. Osterloh says that he thinks the current crop of wearable devices...

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