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It Looks like the Moto Z2 Force also has “Jelly Scrolling”, Inverted Refresh Direction

Just over a month ago, the OnePlus 5 burst onto the scene with a storm of controversy. From the unexpected quality of the cameras, to the benchmark enhancing passing straight through the infamous and uncommon "jelly scrolling" issue, supposedly caused by the device's screen being mounted upside down. If our Moto Z2 Force unit is...

Lenovo Phab Series has No Scheduled OTA Updates

Most Android enthusiasts love a good OTA update with even the monthly security patches being a high priority for them. So big version updates of Android are even more important and a lot expect an expensive, high-end device to receive at least 2 of these bigger updates. Sadly, Lenovo doesn't have a very good reputation...

Lenovo Launches the K8 Note in India, Comes with Stock Android and 4,000mAh Battery

India remains a hotspot for competition in the entry level as more and more OEMs attempt to attract customers in the budget segment. For the most part, a budget device in 2017 can serve the needs of the casual or mainstream consumer, leaving many customers wondering if they really should be spending exorbitant amounts on...

Future Lenovo Smartphones to Ship with Stock Android, Lenovo Vibe UI Discarded

The Android community has a love/hate relationship with the UI of ROMs that Lenovo and other OEMs put on their smartphones. Most enthusiasts would prefer a stock Android experience but some would admit that there can be useful features put into an OEM ROM. For instance, Samsung devices have had floating windows and split screen...

Motorola Promises Three Generations of Moto Mods Support on the Moto Z Lineup

One of the frequently asked questions when it comes to modularity implementations is just how long the OEMs are committed to their vision and feature. LG's attempt at modularity was a self-confessed disaster on the LG G5 and despite their promises, the OEM failed to provide the ecosystem support needed for a fledgling idea to...

Latest Lenovo Folio Concept Shown Off at Lenovo Tech World 2017

We're currently seeing a trend toward smartphone OEMs reducing the bezels of our devices. This design brings a new level of aesthetics to our phones that is becoming more and more popular. It's something that OEMs have been working on for a while now but they also have some other unique concepts being worked on as well....

Motorola Moto Z2 Force is Now Official: Quad HD Display, Snapdragon 835, 2,730 mAh Battery

We've been talking about the Moto Z2 Force from Motorola since April of this year when rumored renders created from CAD dimensions were leaked to the public. At that time, renders claimed that the device would come with a 3.5mm headphone port but then later leaks of renders had showed this wasn't to be the...

The Moto Z Receives App Shortcuts, Round Icons, and More with 7.1.1 Nougat Update

Next Tuesday on July 25, Lenovo-owned Motorola will be taking the stage in New York City to announce a brand new smartphone. The rumor mill suggests that the main focus of this event will be the upcoming Moto Z2 Force, but even with a new flagship on the way, that doesn't mean Motorola has forgotten...

The Moto E4 Will Be Available on MetroPCS on July 31 for Just $49

The Moto E4 is the lowest-end Motorola phone currently available in the United States, and MetroPCS is the latest carrier to get its hands on the device. MetroPCS will start selling the Moto E4 on July 31, and although the phone's normal retail price is set at $129, customers on MetroPCS will be able to buy...

Opinion: Motorola Would Benefit from a Cleaner Release Strategy, Wider Availability

Motorola has been through somewhat of a rollercoaster over the past few years. Google purchased Motorola on May 22, 2012, and then quickly sold it off piecemeal, with the phone division going to Lenovo on January 29, 2014 for the lump sum of $2.91 billion. As one might expect from being owned by a California-based...

You Can Buy the Moto E4 from Amazon, Ting, and Republic Wireless for as Little as $99

There's no doubt that high-end smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, and HTC U11 are great to use, but for a lot of people, shelling out over $600+ is out of the question when it comes to these premium gadgets. The mid-range smartphone market has blossomed as flagships have steadily risen in price...

Verizon’s Moto Z2 Play Offers Android 7.1.1 and Snapdragon 626 for $408

Back on June 2nd, Lenovo-owned Motorola officially announced the Moto Z2 Play as the direct successor to the 2016 sleeper hit that was the Moto Z Play. Now, the Z2 Play is available for purchase through Verizon Wireless, and it's packing a pretty decent punch at a relatively low cost. On the very front of the...