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Moto G, two months on

Motorola swept us off our feet with the affordable Moto G. But after two months and a software update, how has life fared for the little phone that could?  Back in late November 2013, Alex Dobie and myself tooled up and headed to London to meet Motorola's latest Android smartphone. We already...
Droid Zap

Droid Zap expands send and receive functionality to all, redesigns app in the process

New 'Zap Zones' still limited to Droid devices, unfortunately Droid Zap, the curiously-named picture and video sharing app announced alongside Motorola's new Droid devices, is opening up to all phones running Android 4.0 and above today. The app makes it (relatively) simple to share pictures and...
Moto G

Moto G coming to Aio Wireless Feb. 14th for $149

$79 ZTE Sonata 4G also available starting today As the Moto G continues its march through seemingly every carrier and retailer, Aio Wireless has just announced that it will carry Motorola's inexpensive handset starting February 14th. The Moto G will set you back $149 without a contract, which is...
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Moto G available for $99 off-contract from US Cellular starting today

Online-only for today, in-store availability starts Feb. 10th After writing yesterday of the expected Moto G launch on U.S. Cellular, we now have the full details on this budget device for the carrier. It turns out the date of February 10th for a launch was correct, but only for in-store...
Vector 29: Microsoft's new CEO and Lenovo's new Moto

Vector 29: Microsoft's new CEO and Lenovo's new Moto

Ben Thompson of Stratechery joins Rene to talk about Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella and the challenges he faces making money in mobile, why Motorola was so important to Lenovo, what it means for Samsung and Apple, and why good products aren't enough. Subscribe in iTunes...
Moto G

Grab the Moto G for £100 on Vodafone UK

Moto's budget wonder still offering amazing value for money If you've been thinking about picking up a Moto G in the UK but haven't yet, then Vodafone is making a good case for you to take your business to them. Launching with Vodafone's new 'Within Reach' campaign, a shiny new Moto G will set...
Moto G

Moto G gets midnight launch in India

Dual-SIM version of affordable Moto handset coming to Flipkart As expected, Motorola has announced availability details for the Moto G in India. The dual-SIM version of the device will be available from midnight tonight IST, exclusively from Indian outlet Flipkart. The 8GB model sells for Rs 12,...
Moto G

Verizon Moto G now receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat update

All Moto Gs are now up-to-date with the latest software Following up roughly three weeks after the European Moto G started receiving its KitKat update, the Verizon model is having its day of update glory. Several people, including one of our readers @JoshuaWorth, have started pulling down the...
Moto X

Moto X down to £299 at UK retailer after launch day price drop

Clove selling Motorola's latest for £80 less than the standard price When the Moto X was first announced for the UK market, many were less than thrilled at the initial launch price of £380, in light of the phone's highly competitive pricing elsewhere. But today there's good news for UK buyers...
Moto X

T-Mobile Moto X owners receiving soak test invitations

Wider availability of the update likely not far behind the soak test We've begun receiving tips from those who are using a Moto X on T-Mobile (aka the unlocked GSM model) that a soak test software update is on its way. This would be the first update since it made the jump to Android 4.4, and...
Motorola

Motorola's final quarter under Google: $1.24 billion revenue, $384 million operating loss

Employee numbers dipped to just 3,894 by the end of the year Google has just reported its Q4 2013 earnings, and as we head into the earnings call we wanted to break down what is likely Motorola's last full quarter under the Google umbrella. In all, there are very few surprises with its financial...
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Motorola may not have hurt Google's bottom line quite as badly as it seems

After selling different business units and holding onto an array of patents, Google made a seemingly-sound business decision Google selling off Motorola to Lenovo this afternoon came about as far out of left field as anyone could have imagined. On top of what this potentially means for the...
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Lenovo to acquire Motorola Mobility from Google in $2.91 billion deal

Less than two years after the original Google buyout, Motorola Mobility gets a new owner In a surprise announcement this afternoon, Google has revealed that it's to sell Motorola Mobility, the smartphone maker it acquired along with other bits of Motorola in 2012, to Chinese firm Lenovo in a...
Moto X KitKat

Canadian Moto Xs getting Android 4.4.2 update

Moto X on Rogers and Fido in Canada getting KitKat, along with the Moto G on Boost Mobile Motorola has announced that Canadian Moto X owners are next in line for a taste of KitKat, with Android 4.4.2 now rolling out to handsets on Rogers and Fido in the country. In a blog post today, Motorola VP...
Moto X

Reminder: Get an off-contract Moto X for $299 today at 3pm ET [update: it's over]

Discount codes will give you more time to order; Developer Edition included in the sale Update: After actually running about 10 minutes past 4pm ET, the sale's finally over. If you didn't get a chance to save $100 on your off-contract Moto X purchase, you still have until February 14th to save $...
Moto X

Off-contract Moto X will be $299 for 1 hour on Jan. 27

Additional $70 discount promotion will run until Feb. 14 In an attempt to get the Moto X out into more hands, Motorola will be running two discount promotions starting this coming Monday. On January 27th, Motorola will drop the price of the off-contract Moto X from its online store to $299 —...
Motorola Gallery

Motorola puts its Gallery app in the Play Store, updates with a new look

A new light theme and slight design tweak from the original app Motorola's take on the Gallery app is now joining a long list of apps moving out to the Play Store for easy updating. At the same time, Moto is giving the Gallery app a facelift with a new light color palette and slide-in drawer on...
Moto G

Moto G India launch details coming Feb. 5

Motorola has announced through its social channels that the Moto G will be headed to India, with full launch details to come on Feb. 5, two weeks from today. The Moto G, which arrived internationally in November, has proved popular thanks to its low price — $179 or £135 off-contract — and...
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Moto G finally landing in Australia on January 21

Motorola's budget wonder to start at AU$249 for the 8GB model Motorola's Moto G has caused some serious waves since its introduction in late 2013, and now it seems finally our friends down under in Australia are set to get their hands on it, too. According to the folks at Ausdroid, the Moto G...
Moto G Grip Shell

Moto G Grip Shells now available from Motorola for $19.99

Five color combos keep your Moto G looking pretty no matter your mood Following up some time after the Moto G (read our full review) made its U.S. debut with a solid grouping of accessories, the more ruggedized Moto G Grip Shells are now on sale from Motorola's online store. Just like the other...

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