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Motorola Droid X (yes, really) receiving security update

A phone over three years old still gets a few security fixes The last time we heard any news about an update for the Motorola Droid X was February 17th of last year, but Verizon is prepping an update today for those who are still holding onto the handset. The phone may be over three years old...
Motorola Droid Maxx

Motorola Droid Maxx: The phone for serious battery junkies

Why aren't other manufacturers offering this kind of battery life? Verizon has been pushing its three-tiered Droid strategy for a couple generations now, and the highest-end phone of the group has always sported a gigantic battery. The case is no different with the latest roundup of Droids — the...
Droid Ultra and Droid MAXX

Materials matter: Why is the Droid Ultra so slimy?

One choice in materials can change the entire experience of a device When we reviewed the Droid Ultra, we came away extremely impressed with its features and what it means for the direction of Droid devices going forward. But with all of the praise, we kept coming back to the very weird decision...
Motorola Droid 5

Motorola 'Droid 5' appears in leaked images

Could yet another Motorola phone be headed for Verizon? As evidenced by the recent LG Enact launch, Verizon clearly thinks there's still a market for smartphones with slide-out keyboards. And now it seems the flagship Droid line might get another QWERTY slider, if leaked images from China are to...
Moto X teardown

Moto X torn down, a few clever tricks found inside

Handset receives a 7 out of 10 for overall repairability The Moto X has finally made its way out to store shelves (at least on AT&T), and right on time iFixIt has torn the device completely apart to see what's inside. First and foremost is the actual ease of taking the Moto X apart — iFixIt ...
Motorola Droid Ultra

Motorola Droid Ultra review

For a phone with so many great parts about it, why do we question its existence? "Droid". The word that Verizon has spent millions of dollars marketing, built a highly-successful line of phones on and confused general consumers across the country about what an Android phone actually is with. But...
Touchless Control

Motorola puts Touchless Control app in Google Play, availability not expanding

No new features being added in this initial Play Store release One of the new headline features of Motorola's latest Droid line and the Moto X, Touchless Control, is hitting the Play Store today. Before you get too excited tough, the app is still restricted to just those four handsets — Droid...
Droid Ultra

New Motorola Droids available from Verizon today

Today's the official street date for two of Motorola and Verizon's new Droid phones, the Droid Ultra and Droid MAXX — and posters on the Android Central forums are already picking up their handsets. The devices are going on sale in brick-and-mortar VZW stores today, and you can also buy them...
Motorola Droid Ultra.

Motorola Droid Ultra: First look video and pictures

We've found the Droids, but we're not sure yet if they're the ones you're looking for Verizon's Motorola Droid Ultra hits stores tomorrow, August 20th, and we've got our hands on the device a little early for you guys to look at. For all intents and purposes, the Droid Ultra is a larger, more...
Motorola Xoom

Android 4.1.2 rolling out for the Verizon Motorola Xoom

Long-suffering Motorola Xoom LTE owners, your Android 4.1.2 update has finally arrived. A few days after the initial soak test, the first 10-inch Android tablet is getting its update to the slightly newer version of Jelly Bean. (And given that the Xoom is no longer supported as of Android 4.2,...
Motorola Droid Ultra

Motorola to be sole manufacturer of Verizon 'Droid' devices going forward

New Droid products expected to have longer shelf lives than predecessors Starting today with the launch of the Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx, Motorola will be the exclusive partner making Droid-branded devices for Verizon. According to a report from CNET, Verizon has agreed to use Motorola as the...
Droid Mini.

In pictures: The Motorola Droid Mini

The Droid Mini promises the features of the Ultra in a smaller chassis It seems we're being inundated with "mini" versions of popular smartphones these days. First was Samsung with its Galaxy S4 Mini, then HTC with the One Mini. Today Motorola announced a "miniature" 4.3-inch handset of its own...
Moto X Camera UI

Moto X camera interface revealed with on-screen tutorial

  Features include new slide-in controls, hidden buttons and slow-motion video mode We've seen a whole lot of hardware and spec leaks of the Moto X in the past several days, and now we've got our first in-depth look at a big component of the software experience -- the camera. In several different...
Motorola Droid Ultra

'Limited Edition' Motorola Droid Ultra leaks ahead of Verizon's NYC event

A design that checks all of the boxes for a Verizon 'Droid' phone We're inside of 24 hours until Verizon does its thing in New York City, and we have a nice looking leak of an upcoming device expected at the event. Courtesy of HelloMotoHK, a close-up picture of a purported "Limited Edition"...
Moto X

Moto X for AT&T pictures, benchmarks and specs revealed

Solid but mid-range specs found under familiar black casing with a curved back As we said when the first press renders of the Moto X hit the web, the leaks are just going to keep coming as we get closer and closer to its official reveal on August 1st. This time by way of the folks at...
Moto x

Moto X press renders appear, show off slim bezels and slick design

Renders confirm earlier partial looks at the upcoming device Now that we know Motorola is ready to spill all of the beans on the Moto X come August 1st, we were bound to see some press renders hit the Internet. Well-known leaker evleaks has just released these purported first press renders of...
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Motorola posts picture of Moto X being made in Texas plant

'Designed by you. Assembled in the USA.' The official Motorola Mobility Twitter account has just sent out the above picture, indicating that it is showing workers in the Texas plant that is manufacturing the upcoming Moto X. The picture shows plant employees diligently working away at some...
Motorola

Google expected to spend $500 million marketing the Moto X in US and Europe

New Motorola flagship to be available on all major carriers at launch We may not have many details on the handset itself, but rumor has it that Google is ready to put $500 million behind marketing the upcoming Moto X. According to sources of The Wall Street Journal, Motorola has the go-ahead...
Droids

Motorola Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx pictured

We're starting to hear more and more about Motorola and Verizon's new Droid devices — in recent days we've revealed promotional materials and a possible release date for the Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx. Now prolific Twitter leaker @evleaks has published an image of all three new Droid devices —...
DROID MAXX

Motorola 'Droid Maxx' pictured for Verizon

New device could be part of Moto's 'Ultra' line We've recently been hearing reports about the upcoming Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini, and now we have what might be the first image from Motorola's new line of phones for Verizon. Notorious Twitter leaker @evleaks has published the shot above, saying...

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