Motorola Phones Lack “Wow” Factor, Says Google CFO

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Google’s CFO, Patrick Pichette, openly admitted that Motorola’s phones have not provided a “wow” factor for consumers. Pichette stated that Google has inherited a pipeline of insignificant devices. “Motorola has a great set of products, but they’re not really like ‘wow’ ...

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Motorola answers “Will my device receive an upgrade” with new site

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Motorola, in an attempt to be more transparent with its user base, has created a new site dedicated to Android software updates. In a nutshell, the site lets one pick their carrier and phone to receive any software update details. The Photon Q (Sprint), for instance, is marked as “device ...

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Motorola offering $50 in Google Play credit with purchase of select smartphones

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Motorola is currently running a promotion where buyers can earn $50 in Google Play credit with the purchase of select models. If you’re in the market for a new Android handset are leaning toward Motorola, you’re advised to check out the limited-time deal. What will you buy with your ...

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New Motorola Google smartphone said to be a “game changer”

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With the Google / Motorola acquisition that took place oh-so-long ago, it’s been slow going for awhile. Many expected to see devices almost right out of the gate, but mum has been the only word thus far, aside from a few off-hand patents and rumors – definitely nothing concrete. ...

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Motorola X-Phone may include 4.8-inch display, Kevlar body

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Let’s have some Motorola X-Phone rumors to get the weekend going, shall we? New details passed to Phone Arena suggest that the rumored-and-seemingly-confirmed smartphone will employ hardware from current Motorola devices, including a 3000mAh battery and Kevlar back. Expected at Google I/O ...

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Motorola X-Phone confirmed by job listing

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The Motorola X-Phone takes one step closer to legitimacy today as details of a LinkedIn job posting seemingly confirmed the device. The listing, which has since been yanked down, was for a Senior Director of Product Management, X-Phone, and spelled out various roles. Key among the details were ...

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New Google patent may hint at Nexus or Motorola phone with multiple LED flashes

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In a new patent, Google has released their idea for a device (or devices) with multiple camera LED flashes.This leads us to the possible conclusion that, perhaps, a new Nexus or Motorola phone may be in the works with this new feature. For those wondering what good multiple flashes would do, ...

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From the rumor mill: Motorola X phone to be sold cheaply on Google Play, unlockable on Verizon, and available on multiple carriers

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Over at Droid-Life, there’s some inside information leaking that may or may not be of any actual value… but we can hope. The rumor mill is now pushing hard on the Motorola X phone, and dropping lists like the following: Motorola X Phone will be announced at Google I/O in May. ...

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What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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WSJ: Google and Motorola prepping X Phone, X Tablet

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Google and Motorola are prepping a new smartphone and tablet for 2013 which will rival products from Samsung and Apple. Very little is known about these two however their current names, “X Phone” and “X Tablet” sounds more like code names or working project names. ...

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Google sells Motorola Home to Arris for $2.35 billion…among other things

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The big news today in the Google-verse (for those that haven’t been tuned in) is the big G’s sale of their Motorola set-top box division, Motorola Home. For $2.05 billion dollars and $300 million in shares, ARRIS will be the proud owner of a division of Motorola Mobility that Google ...

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AT&T announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Motorola Atrix HD

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AT&T today announced its latest Android smartphone, the Motorola Atrix HD  to pick up a 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Available to users immediately, the update brings all the familiar features such as Google Now, smarter keyboard and widgets, and rich notifications. ATRIX HD customers can get the ...

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Google CEO talks Android, Nexus program, Apple, and more in rare interview

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Google CEO Larry Page thinks that the Android team has done a pretty god job of keeping its partners happy.  Considering this is one of the chief concerns for Google and Co., we’d hope for at least some success in this area. In a lengthy, and rare, interview with Fortune, Larry Page sheds ...

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Motorola updates Jelly Bean timetable for devices

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Motorola this week adjusted its timetable for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates. The support page tells us that the Atrix HD, Electrify M and Xoom are next up for the update followed by a handful of other devices in 2013. Among those listed with tentative 4.1 updates in the coming year are the ...

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Android 4.2 won’t be officially supported on Xoom, Nexus S

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Those of you who own a Motorola Xoom or Samsung Nexus S will find that their respective devices will not see Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates. Well, in an official capacity, that is. A post on Google Groups tells us that 4.1.2 should be the last release of Android that is offered up for both... ...

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