Tag Archive: Moto


Motorola soak test brings Android 4.4.4 to Verizon Moto X

Moto X owners on Verizon Wireless are beginning to receive soak test email notices. We’ve been tipped by loyal Android Central readers that these emails are beginning to go out, though no specifics were mentioned on what the soak tests will be for we are guessing that an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat is imminent.

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Can the Moto 360 save us from crappy smartwatch chargers?

Proprietary charging docks suck — but Motorola’s much-anticipated Android watch could make things better

The smartwatch market is still in the very early stages of development, and the three main platforms out there right now — Pebble, Samsung Gear and Android Wear — all have their own unique quirks. But if there’s one area of the smartwatch experience that’s pretty much universally terrible, it’s charging them.

Low-quality proprietary chargers and the relatively short battery life of  [Read More…]

Moto 360 price: What’s the sweet spot?

How much would you pay for the Moto 360?

To say that folks are eagerly awaiting the Moto 360 … well, that’s probably the understatement of the summer. But it’s backed up by our most recent weekly poll, which at the time of this writing shows 63 percent of the nearly 10,000 respondents indeed are waiting on the first round Android Wear smartwatch.

And that spurs the following question: What are you willing to pay for  [Read More…]

Moto X and G get banned in Germany

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A ruling made at the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany on July 8th found Motorola to infringe on a patent held by LPKF – a German engineering firm – in reference to the antenna design used in the companies Moto X and Moto G devices.

Consequently, Motorola have been ordered to pay damages to LPKF and have also been instructed to recall all devices sold  [Read More…]

[DEALS & STEALS] Get the Moto X for $299 ($100 off) until July 16 on Net 10

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Moto X might not be the newest device but it is still quite powerful. Not only that but it is one of the first devices (after Nexus ones) to get the newest Android updates and it still packs some awesome features no other device has.

If you’re one of those people who doesn’t need to have the newest and the shiniest devices all the  [Read More…]

This week’s sidebar poll: Who is waiting for the Moto 360?

Yes, the Moto 360 looks hawt

Android Wear is what everyone is talking about these past couple of weeks. With good reason — it’s new, it’s innovative, and it’s from Google. With that trifecta of reasons, you’ll find Android Wear EveryWear that talks tech. We’ve been diving into the deep end of the pool (see our LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live reviews) and we really like what we’re seeing.

But, every time someone talks  [Read More…]

Motorola continues to tease with new Moto 360 video

Motorola released a new Moto 360 video on YouTube, detailing the watch’s unique cylindrical designed face rather than the square fascia of its rivals in the Android Wear camp. Though the video is new and is a nice promotion to the Moto 360 staying true to classical watch designs, it really is just a teaser and nothing more. Nothing in the video isn’t already learned, though it’s still a nice watch.

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Moto X now available for just $299 through Net10

Motorola Mobility has announced a new sale for the Moto X in the US via the Net10 Wireless provider, allowing its customers to purchase it for just $ 299 without a contract, along with 50 percent off the price for an optional case.

Moto 360 may be offered with a Silver wristband

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The Moto 360 is a stunning looking smartwatch already, and arguably the best ascetically of the Android Wear offerings so far, but according to a recent discovery of an image embedded on the landing page of the Moto 360 on the Motorola website, the device could yet be offered in a Silver option. Hidden in… Read  [Read More…]

Moto X and G will get the Android “L” update, according to customer support at least

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Since Google announced Android “L” at Google I/O everyone has been wondering which phones will get it and which won’t. Some OEMs have released official statements regarding this, while vast majority of them has not. Motorola belongs in the latter category.

About a week ago Motorola Germany released  [Read More…]