Moto G Google Play Edition now on sale

Not content to merely announce that the Moto X is coming to Europe, Google today also revealed that low-cost Moto G now comes in a Google Play Edition, which is on sale now. So what exactly makes the Google Play Edition different from the standard Moto G already on sale? Motorola has eroded most of its heavy skin overlay UI overlay since Google acquired the company, so the only real differences between Moto devices and stock Android...

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Google Nexus 5 vs. Moto X vs. HTC One (Google Play)

Since Android 4.4 Kitkat debuted, a very small number of phones have been updated to support the software. Google reports that barely 1 percent of active Android devices run KitKat. So with that in mind, someone might wonder which is the best of the phones that support the latest version of Android. The top three choices I'd recommend are the Moto X, Google Nexus 5, and the HTC One Google Play Edition. Which of three is best? Watch...

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Moto G costs just $99 while on sale

The Moto X can be purchased for $99 if you sign-up for a contract, but its smaller sibling, the Moto G, can be had for $99 even WITHOUT a contract. The device is on sale now in select Best Buy stores and more locations across the country are adding the Moto G. The phone was already a really good bargain based on the $179 off-contract pricing, but with the sale making the phone $99 after mail-in rebate, it’s even harder to pass up. The...

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Surprise! Moto G updated to Android 4.4 Kitkat today

Motorola said that the Moto G would be updated to Android 4.4 Kitkat in early 2014, most likely January. Despite that conservative estimate, Motorola has decided to drop an early Christmas present on its customers and upgrade the entry-level smartphone to KitKat early - the “starting right now” kind of early. Android 4.4.2 is being pushed to Moto G customers as we speak. It’s a surprise move that Motorola managed to get a phone...

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Motomaker goes offline with interactive Moto X print ad in WIRED

Motorola said that they would spend a great deal of money when they first announced that they would release a new phone that changed the way people think about the company. Now, Motorola is taking an equally unique approach to promote the Moto X’s customization features in an interactive print ad appearing in the next issue of WIRED magazine. Take a look at the video below to see it in action. Considering that its parent company,...

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DROID Ultra, DROID Maxx, and DROID Mini updating to Android 4.4 KitKat

Verizon Wireless has started updating the 2013 DROID smartphones to Android 4.4 KtKat. Motorola quickly included the DROID Ultra, DROID Maxx, and DROID Mini in its KitKat plans, and users should begin noticing download invitations starting today. The update will appear in phases, but users can attempt to download now by going to Settings > About phone > System Updates. Once users install the update, they can expect to see the...

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