Tag Archive: Moto


Moto G owners facing problems after Android 4.4 update

Motorola recently updated the Moto G to Android 4.4, but it turns out the update brought some troubles as well. Users are complaining that after the update, they are facing several issues. Below is the list of bugs that you might be facing if you have updated your Moto G:

lose mobile signal display ‘No Sim’ icons, fall into Aeroplane mode (while not displaying Aeroplane Icon status) Mobile signal can often be recovered by swapping into and out of Aeroplane  [Read More…]

Sprint Moto X Android 4.4.2 update now available for all

Moto X

Small improvements to printing, battery life and email sync included

Following up behind several other variants, the Moto X on Sprint is receiving its small bump to Android 4.4.2 (161.44.32.ghost_sprint.Sprint.en.US). The update, which is now rolling out to all users, brings just a few small fixes:

Printing documents and pictures: Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, GMail messages, and other content via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and hosted services like Google Cloud Print  [Read More…]

Moto X getting another spotlight story called Buggy Night

Not too many people know this about the Moto X, but Motorola has preinstalled an app called Spotlight on the device. It stayed hidden, until one day, you see a little red hat playfully float down your screen. Personally, I was confused as hell. But pressing that little red hat opened an interactive animation called Windy Day, where you follow the mouse protagonist by moving your phone around to move the camera.

The animation was adorable and well done, the  [Read More…]

Older phones running custom Android firmware from Moto, HTC, and Samsung have major security issues, say N.C. State researchers

Android security issues

Researchers at N.C. State University have performed a study of eight Android phones (HTC’s Legend, EVO 4G, and Wildfire S; Motorola’s Droid and Droid X; Samsung’s Epic 4G; and the Nexus One and Nexus S from Google) and found more potentially disturbing information.  While the Nexus phones and OG Droid (phones that run stock Android) had one minor security issue, namely a code bug in the pico app that would allow  [Read More…]

Courtroom roundup: Moto v Apple, B&N v Microsoft, Samsung’s new Tab, and more software patents

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What would a week in the mobile arena without legal drama be like?  We have no idea, and probably never will.  Today there’s so much that we’re just going to round it all up in one easy spot, then take a couple aspirin and chase the headache away.  Without further adieu:

Motorola v Apple

Motorola will likely win another injunction against Apple in Germany.  This time, it’s a method describing  [Read More…]

Motorola Droid Bionic’s Webtop code lists the Moto Edison — so what is it?

Webtop

A lot of cool things can be found when you tear apart code and start digging around.  This is the case when the Webtop code for the Motorola Droid Bionic got busted open, and some device code-names were discovered.  Besides a few we already know — the Olympus, Sunfire, and Targa are the Atrix, Photon, and Bionic, respectively — we see “common,” which we assume is a generic term used to cover  [Read More…]

One click root for Motorola Droid Bionic and other Moto phones running Android 2.3.4

Droid root

Just picked up your Motorola Droid Bionic, eh?  After you’ve got it charged and ready to roll, for many the next step will be to root it and strip out the loads of carrier bloat Verizon so kindly supplies.  That will be a simple affair thanks to Pete Souza and his one-click Motorola Root Tools. The Bionic and any other Motorola phone running the 2.3.4 version of Gingerbread (like the Droid  [Read More…]

Moto Deal Won’t Keep Google Out of Court

Now that Google owns a handset maker, will the $ 12.5 billion deal end Motorola’s patent-infringement complaints against Apple? Not likely, says the Android creator.

“Those lawsuits will continue and will be managed by Motorola as they are now…” Google’s Legal Chief David C. Drummond told reporters. Although he wouldn’t say more about the lawsuits, the Google executive must receive comfort from owning nearly 25,000 patents. The new cache of intellectual  [Read More…]