Cellular provider Republic Wireless, best known for offering $19-per-month service with low-end Android handsets, recently announced plans to carry the Motorola Moto X, a decidedly high-end handset (and a widely loved one at that). Although the $19 plan is no more, you can operate the Moto for as little as $5 per month, or as much as $40. Additional options fall in between.
Too good to be true? Or bargain of the century? Over the weekend I was able to put the Moto X through some preliminary paces. Though I did encounter a few bumps along the way, I was … Read more
Sure the Moto X isn't the most powerful Android handset money can buy. Neither is it a big-screen mobile monster like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Nor is the Moto X equipped with a ridiculously high-capacity battery … Read more
The Moto G may have been given an early public showing in the UK.
Eagle-eyed observers on Monday discovered that the Amazon UK site had listed the Moto G on preorder and available for delivery on November 14. The listing, which has since been removed, didn't mention the Moto G by name, but does show the model number that's believed to correspond to the Moto G.
The listing was first discovered by Pocket-lint.
Motorola, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Google, announced last week that it will host an event on November 13 to show off the … Read more
Motorola's next big smartphone is right around the corner.
The company, a unit of Google, sent out save-the-date invitations for the launch of its Moto G smartphone on November 13.
There aren't many details beyond the invitation, which features an artsy globe with the Motorola "M" logo on it.
Moto G is rumored to be a low-cost version of the Moto X. The name briefly popped up on Motorola's own Web site last week in what was considered an accidental leak.
The Moto franchise is Google's attempt to revive the Motorola mobile phone business. … Read more
Motorola has pulled the Moto X camera out of the smartphone's firmware, and, in what's becoming somewhat of an industry trend, moved it to the Google Play Store as a standalone application.
The move ensures Motorola issues updates with bug fixes and enhancements in a quicker and more direct manner. No longer bottlenecked by carriers, Motorola will be able to make changes and push them out immediately. According to the Google Play listing, the Motorola Camera starts at v3.1.5 and includes the following features:Brightened camera viewfinder so it's easier to see Enabled Quick Capture … Read more
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Woman gets ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving.
- Mercedes integrates navigation system with Google Glass.
- Coming soon to a Google Glass near you: Mono earbuds!
- Motorola unveils Project Ara for custom smartphones.
- Book encodes modern culture into binary patterns as time capsule for the future.
- Pax by Ploom: a more elegant smoking device for a civilized age.
It appears a new way to leak upcoming devices may be through Web site snafus.
A new navigation menu popped up on Motorola's Web site earlier Tuesday that was titled "Moto G," according to Droidlife. But, when clicked on, the menu led to a dead link; and, shortly after the menu appeared, it disappeared again.
It's been rumored that Motorola is working on a low-cost successor to its Moto X smartphone. The Moto X is the company's flagship smartphone that is supposed to rival other high-end devices, like Samsung Galaxy smartphones, HTC One, and Apple'… Read more