Motorola Alert helps you keep in touch during emergencies
May14

Motorola Alert helps you keep in touch during emergencies

Motorola is playing at being the mobile world’s software innovator again by including a feature that alerts relatives and friends if you are in an emergency. Sure, it's not the first to do this as Samsung offers a similar service on its Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3, but Motorola is blazing a trail at the lower end of the market. Motorola Alert is a robust emergency feature that lets users send regular alerts and updates that relay...

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Moto G with LTE and microSD to land in coming weeks
May13

Moto G with LTE and microSD to land in coming weeks

Motorola has been busy today launching the Moto E, the company's fresh new take on the basement entry level. However, while the E sets its sights on the market in the coming weeks, the Moto handset that got the bang for your buck ball rolling has not been forgotten. Motorola today announced that its much admired Moto G is now getting microSD and LTE support. Motorola's re-emergence over the last year has come from generally bucking...

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Moto E hands-on and first impression

We've seen several smartphones in the midrange in recent times that have blurred the lines between middle of the road and top of the line. The Moto E is now trying to blur the opposite end by being a phone meant to offer a better entry-level service. It's still following the Moto X path, but it takes a noticeable detour in order to re-imagine that device as something that can convince feature phone buyers to spend an extra few bucks...

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Might this be the Moto E?

Motorola has penciled next Tuesday as the day that it will debut its next smartphone, rumored to be the Moto E. A user posted the above image to the Motorola Mexico Facebook page and claimed that's the phone we'll see debut next week. On izquierda (the left) is the Moto G, the primary budget smartphone released last year; a la derecha (on the right) is the Moto E, the new budget smartphone. The aim is to make the Moto E even more...

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Motorola might make a leather mobile phone according to rumors

Frequent and accurate smartphone news leak source evleaks tweeted a cryptic message last night: 2013:wood::2014:leather. It's been a while since I did SAT prep, but I still remember that means 2013 is to wood as 2014 is to leather. The message is likely a reference to what Motorola has planned next. Motorola is the only company to do something on a large scale with wood. The Moto X flagship device of 2013 featured wooden backs with...

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Moto Maker coming to Europe in a few months, and a new Moto X arrives in the summer

Though the Moto X has expanded to more places outside of the United States, the Moto Maker customization tool has remained a US exclusive since its debut in August. Motorola today announced that it plans to bring Moto Maker to Europe and Mexico at some point between now and June. How will the Lenovo sale affect those plans? It doesn't seem like it will. Motorola's time line is well within the timeframe necessary to be released before...

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