U.S. version of Moto G to launch with Android 4.4 – report

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As we learned the other day at its introduction, the U.S. version of the Moto G is not expected to arrive until early 2014. Fortunately for those who like to be on the cutting edge of smartphones, our localized model will launch with the newest version of Android, the 4.4 KitKat release. ...

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11 key differences between the Moto G and the Nexus 5

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Now that the Moto G and the Nexus 5 are both official, we thought we’d take a look at some of the key differences between the two devices. At first blush, they share a few things in common. Sure, they’re both offered (or will be) direct to consumer in unlocked, contract-free ...

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Moto G to sell as low as $179 without contract in U.S.

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Launching an unprecedented $179 off-contract, unlocked price, we think the ‘G’ stands for Game Changer. Motorola today announced their newest smartphone, the 4.5-inch Moto G. Touted as a “premium smartphone experience” the phone at a much lower price, it’s very ...

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Motorola: Moto X will see Android 4.4 KitKat within “weeks”

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Motorola’s CEO, Dennis Woodside, in helping to announce the new Moto G smartphone, started off the event with a quick recap of the Moto X. According to Woodside, the Moto X is expected to see its Android 4.4 KitKat update within “weeks”. It’s not explicitly clear when, ...

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Moto G details leaked by German retailer

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Motorola is expected to formally introduce its next smartphone, the Moto G, tomorrow at 9AM EST. It’s here, through Motorola’s livestream broadcast, that we should see the debut of a device that resembles the Moto X, but with less hardware. As you can tell by the headline, we ...

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Moto G sneaks onto Amazon UK, quickly disappears

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Motorola is expected to introduce the Moto G smartphone at an event in but a few days time. It’s on November 13 we should see a low-cost alternative to the Moto X unveiled. How low? Well, we’ve heard as low as zero with a two-year service agreement but that’s not confirmed ...

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Moto Maker expands to Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile

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The days of AT&T’s exclusive rights to the Moto Maker are up today as the service rolls out to the other big players. Effective immediately, you can custom design your own Moto X smartphone for Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.   With pricing having recently dropped to $99 with a ...

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Benchmarks suggest Motorola XT1032 could be Moto G

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Benchmarks spotted at GFXBench’s website may shed some added light on the upcoming Moto G smartphone. Popping up on our radar in the past, the XT1032 has the makings of what should be a low-cost experience. Specifications figure to include a 720p HD display with a 1.2GHz quad-core ...

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Motorola slashes $100 off Moto X Developer Editions

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Motorola has slashed $100 off the price of both the GSM and Verizon versions of the Moto X Developer Edition. Priced at a much more reasonable $549, the phone is the 32GB experience that comes in a special Woven White back with black front. We were never a fan of the $649 sticker yet, ...

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Moto Maker expected to soon expand to top carriers

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The build-your-own Moto X smartphone experience is expected to break away from AT&T exclusivity any day now. As some may remember, we learned a few months ago that November would be the month when additional carriers would be folded into the custom designed handset tool.That seems ever more ...

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Motorola to introduce Moto G on November 13

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Motorola will introduce its next smartphone, the Moto G, on November 13. An email invitation sent out this morning tells us to save the date, adding in the hashtag of #MotoG at the end. Nothing else is listed or teased in the invite; the image looks like the same loading screen we get from ...

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Motorola teases upcoming Android 4.4 announcement

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Android 4.4 just made its debut with the Nexus 5 – and right now it is the best Android can get. We just heard that Google will update the Nexus 4, 7, 10 and Google Play Edition of HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 in coming weeks. Also HTC said that Android 4.4 is coming... Read More

Motorola announces Project Ara, a custom modular smartphone initiative

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Motorola on late Monday announced a new open hardware initiative known as Project Ara, which seeks to become the the hardware version of Android. Specifically, Motorola wants to make it so that many companies rally around a single project with their own innovations and products. Boiled down, ...

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Moto X to score exclusive ‘Windy Day’ game on October 29

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The Moto X smartphone is expected to get its own exclusive game starting from October 29. A video posted on Motorola’s YouTube account doesn’t tell us much about the title however we get the sense that we’ll be chasing a red hat all over the place. Presumably players will be ...

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Moto Maker now offers automatic transfer from iCloud to Google

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If you’re looking at coming to Android from an iPhone, then this could be of interest. Over at Moto Maker, where you can create and buy your own personalized Motorola Android device, there is now an option to automatically pull down your information from iCloud backups and transfer them ...

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