2013 Motorola Moto G to get Android 5.0 Lollipop Soon
Dec04

2013 Motorola Moto G to get Android 5.0 Lollipop Soon

Motorola’s closeness to Android was often said to be because the company was owned by Google, but since being taken over by Lenovo the American brand is arguably becoming even more dedicated to the Android platform. The company builds the Nexus 6 for Google and it has already bumped its latest smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop and even older models are getting some new Android goodness. The company has already confirmed that its...

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Motorola Planning Phablet Nexus 6-like Device
Dec03

Motorola Planning Phablet Nexus 6-like Device

Some are arguing that the new Nexus 6 is not a Nexus at all and is a Motorola device. Hardly a surprising accusation since Motorola built the handset for Google, but in the past Nexus devices have been individual, but the 6 seems like new Moto device, even if it is still a fantastic (if slightly flawed) smartphone. As this has plenty of Motorola’s touches all over it, a new rumor saying that Motorola is going to build its own version...

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Motorola announces Moto Maxx
Nov06

Motorola announces Moto Maxx

Not long ago Motorola rolled out the DROID Turbo exclusively with Verizon in the United States, and now the company has raised the curtain on the international version. Outside of the US the device will be known as the Moto Maxx. This global variant of the device gives expands Motorola’s flagship output to two handsets, the recently launched Moto X, this new Droid Maxx, and even the Nexus 9 could be considered a Motorola flagship,...

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Original Moto G gets Android 4.4.4
Nov03

Original Moto G gets Android 4.4.4

Motorola looks like it will continue to be the handset company to go to if you want a good Android experience that adheres to Google's platform vision. Of course, Motorola was sold off to Lenovo last week but the close links to Android will remain in place with the Moto making company sticking to a stock Android experience on its smartphone, while Motorola is the manufacturer building Google’s latest flagship, the Nexus 6. Proving...

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Lenovo wraps deal to buy Motorola
Oct30

Lenovo wraps deal to buy Motorola

Even though the two companies recently became more closely linked than ever, Motorola has finally been sold to Chinese giant Lenovo by Google. The deal was first announced at the start of the year. As part of the purchase agreement, Google will keep hold of Motorola's patents, although Motorola can license them for the next two years. Just two weeks ago Google unveiled the Motorola built Nexus 6, so the companies will continue to work...

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Verizon launches the excellent Motorola DROID Turbo
Oct28

Verizon launches the excellent Motorola DROID Turbo

There is a school of thought that the exclusive carrier device is a thing of the past, and that launching a device exclusively in this manner hurts sales. That is almost certainly true, but if the business model is dying out, what an amazing swansong Verizon is giving it with the DROID range. Always excellent, the DROID’s took a new direction into near perfection today with the launch of the DROID Turbo. Based off Motorola’s Moto X,...

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