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Motorola teams up with Polaroid for the retro Insta-Share Printer Moto Mod

Going retro seems to be gaining some buzz lately thanks to the popular Netflix show Stranger Things. In a case of good timing, Polaroid has been working with Motorola on a Moto Mod that embodies a retro feel in recreating the concept of pictures printed as they are taken with the new Insta-Share Printer. The […]

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Motorola now taking pre-orders for Moto G5S Plus with discount for early adopters

Earlier this summer Motorola announced an addition to their G series of devices, the Moto G5S Plus. The new device was described as a “special edition” of the Moto G5 Plus, but in reality is an upgrade to the former device. That should make it a smartphone worthy of consideration by mid-tier buyers as we […]

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Motorola phones getting Android 8.0 Oreo revealed

Motorola has revealed the smartphones that will be receiving an update to the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system upgrade. The list covers 10 different devices in three of the many Motorola series of phones. One group of owners that will not be happy if they were looking forward to Android Oreo will be owners of […]

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Motorola Moto X4 officially launches, blurs line between mid-tier and flagship

Motorola officially launched the Moto X4 smartphone today and the device may blur the line between devices considered mid-tier and those at the “flagship” level. Inside the Moto X4 contains hardware that is not going to be particularly exciting to anyone. However, on the outside buyers will find features that we typically only see on […]

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Motorola says Android 7.0 Nougat for the Moto X Pure Edition is in “final field testing”

No, the Moto X Pure Edition doesn’t have Android 7.0 Nougat despite what you’ve heard. It’s been a very bumpy path for owners of the Moto X Pure Edition who’ve wait so long for the software update. Google released Nougat almost an entire year ago, and the 2015 that runs stock Android is still without […]

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More Motorola images leak, this time of the Moto G5S

With Google I/O 2017 wrapped up, it is time for Internet sleuths to get back to work finding images of forthcoming devices and they have not disappointed. New images surfaced today that allege to show the Motorola Moto G5S courtesy of a “trusted source familiar with Lenovo’s plans.” Based on the images and some other information […]

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Motorola celebrates 44 years of portable cell phones

Motorola is one of the companies directly responsible for the birth of the smartphone as we know it, and today officially marks the 44th anniversary of their announcement of the DynaTAC. It’s hard to even consider the DynaTAC and modern smartphones as being even remotely similar devices, but that’s where it all began. The DynaTAC weighed […]

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Did Motorola accidentally ‘leak’ the 2017 Moto Z at MWC?

MWC 2017 was full of new smartphone reveals including the launch of the new Motorola Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. Motorola also took the opportunity during MWC 2017 to talk about and show off some forthcoming Moto Mods for their top of the line Z series of smartphones. Where LG flopped with modules, Motorola […]

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Time for a timeout: Motorola is temporarily shelving its smartwatch portfolio

It may be time to say goodbye to Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch series — at least for now. Lenovo’s Motorola doesn’t expect to have a smartwatch in its product lineup in the near future.

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Apple is the most preferred smartphone brand in the US, followed by Samsung and Motorola

Apple is the most preferred smartphone brand for consumers looking to change their device in the U.S., followed by Samsung, Motorola, and LG, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

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Ashton Kutcher shares his favourite Motorola smartphone features

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Ashton Kutcher has been a Product Engineer for Lenovo for over two-years and during that time he’s helped develop the Yoga family of Android-powered tablets. Now, however, he’s focusing his attention on smartphones. Earlier today, Kutcher published a post on Motorola’s official blog in which he explained that the company has been at the forefront of emerging handheld technology for the past 3o-years, and that he will be spending most of 2016 in the Moto Labs, listening to consumer feedback, to aid future handset enhancement.

The actor also took the opportunity to share three videos from the Moto Labs, highlighting the capabilities of the company’s latest Verizon-exclusive smartphone, the Droid Turbo 2. The first clip showcases the device’s famous shatterproof display, the second video exhibits the firm’s innovative hands-free mode that comes preloaded on all Moto X handsets, and the final movie demonstrates the sheer speed of Motorola’s Turbo Charging feature.

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Motorola pushes out Marshmallow for the Moto G (2015) in Europe

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Motorola has started rolling out the much-anticipated Marshmallow update to all unlocked variants of the Moto G (2015) located in Europe. Strangely, the upgrade carries a slightly different version number to the firmware that was released for the handset in India and North America, but it appears to bundle the same functionality, as well as a handful of regional bug fixes and stability improvements.

As previously mentioned, this update transports the latest build of Marshmallow to the handset, and for those unaware of the differences between Android 5.0 and Android 6.0, the newest edition brings greater control over application permissions, an enhanced battery-life through Doze, a redesigned application drawer, and last but not least Fingerprint-authentication for payments.

To see if the upgrade is ready for your device, open up the Settings application, scroll right down to the bottom and tap on About Device, select the System Updates subheading, then tap Check for Updates. Alternatively, you can wait until you receive a push notification prompting you to download and install it.

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Instead of chocolates, Motorola offers promotions for Valentine’s Day

Motorola announced a slew of promotions concerning the Moto 360, Moto G, and the Moto X Pure Edition. All three promotions are currently live and will end on February 16 at 11:59 am ET.

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Motorola discusses their brand’s future after Lenovo’s decision to phase it out

motorola_android6.0_marshmallow_111215Lenovo recently announced that they’re planning on phasing out the Motorola brand after the company’s major acquisition two years ago, and needless to say, that stirred up plenty of emotions from people all over the web. Before things continue to escalate, Motorola has released a statement about how they’re going forward into 2016 and beyond, including the fate of the Motorola brand.

First and foremost, Motorola Mobility isn’t going anywhere. That portion of the company is still in charge of their own business just like they always have been, including engineering, design, and manufacturing. The only real change comes in the form of dropping “Motorola” from device branding, which is really something that Motorola has been pushing for recently anyway.

The company will instead focus on “Moto” as a brand, instead of worrying with the “Motorola” side of things. Motorola has been doing that since the inception of the Moto X, rebranding the M logo with new fonts and colors and designs. While their devices are technically the Motorola Moto X and Motorola Moto G, they’re almost universally referred to as just the Moto X or Moto G. All of the recognition has been shifted to the Moto part of the name, and that’s the biggest official change that’s happening with Lenovo’s decision.

From here on out, we’ll see more focus on the Moto and Vibe brands from Motorola and Lenovo, with less focus on the Motorola and Lenovo part of things. Both names are simpler and a more modern take on advertising, and long term, will probably be good for both companies.

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Motorola Moto 360 (2015) hits Amazon in India

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Motorola’s latest Moto 360 smartwatch has hit Amazon in India.

Prior to today, the only way to purchase the new Moto 360 in India was on Flipkart. With the addition of Amazon, users now have a secondary option when buying the new Moto 360 just in case one sells out.

Up for sale on Amazon are four versions of the smartwatch, the black 46mm, the silver 46mm, the black 42mm, and the silver 42mm. Both black versions include a black leather band and both silver versions come with a cognac leather band. Pricing is nearly the same as Flipkart which ranges from INR 19,999 (approx. $ 300 USD) to INR 24,999 (approx. $ 375 USD). To purchase yours, tap the source link down below.

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Motorola Droid Turbo 2 review

Motorola’s latest concoction isn’t the nicest looking phone, but it has amazing specs and something that no other phone has: a shatterproof display.

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Ay dios mío! Motorola launches a faster, pricier version of the Moto G in Mexico

Motorola unveiled the Moto G Turbo Edition, a speedier version of this year’s Moto G smartphone. There’s no word on whether the Moto G Turbo Edition will leave the confines of Mexico, though it will carry a heavier price tag.

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Which Droid is best for you? Motorola Droid Turbo 2 vs. Droid Maxx 2

Motorolla is gearing up to unleash its next round of Verizon-exclusive smartphones, the Moto Droid 2 and Droid Maxx 2. With the release of these phones just around the corner, we take a look at the specs or both phones to see which one comes out on top.

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Motorola may be working on a ruggedized Moto X called the Moto Bounce

According to rumors, Motorola may debut a ruggedized addition to its Moto X series of smartphones — the Moto Bounce — in December. It reportedly sports a shatter-proof design and high-end internals.

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Motorola teases then unteases the new Moto 360

Motorola posts then removes a video from its Twitter account that seems to show the Moto 360 v2, while a separate rumor points to there being two versions of the next-generation smartwatch.

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