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Lenovo is a technology company headquartered in China. They are primarily known for their Windows-based PCs, but Lenovo also manufacturers Android devices and Chromebooks. Lenovo owns Motorola Mobility as well. Visit the Lenovo forums.

Motorola Moto Z Play & Moto G 2015 get unofficial Android Pie ports

It didn't take long for the development community to start porting Android 9 Pie to older devices. Android Pie's source code was uploaded on August 6 after the roll-out of official updates for the Google Pixel/Xl and the Google Pixel 2/XL. For Xiaomi devices, the development community ported Android Pie to older devices particularly quickly....

Moto Z2, Moto Z3, Moto X4, and Moto G6 series will get Android Pie updates

It's that time of the year where Android device makers announce the time frames for the roll-out of the newest Android version. Android 9 Pie was released on August 6 for the Google Pixel/XL and the Google Pixel 2/XL. The development community already has a head-start when it comes to porting AOSP Android Pie for...

Motorola Moto P30 launches in China with a 6.2-inch notched display and the Snapdragon 636 SoC

It's fair to say that Lenovo-owned Motorola has fallen behind its competitors this year in a few respects. The company launched the budget Moto E5 series and the lower mid-range Moto G6 series in April, but the phones don't compete particularly well against competitors from the likes of Xiaomi, Asus, Honor, etc. The Motorola Moto...

After the Motorola Moto Z3, no new Moto Z phones will launch this year

Lenovo and Motorola unveiled the new Verizon Moto Z3 and a 5G Moto Mod yesterday. Earlier this year, they released the Moto Z3 Play. Naturally, people are wondering when the next Moto Z will be announced. Many assumed the next model would be the Moto Z3 Force, but it looks like that won't be happening. At...

Verizon Motorola Moto Z3 announced with Snapdragon 835 and 5G Moto Mod support

Earlier this year, we were introduced to the mid-range Moto Z3 Play. It's a perfectly capable device, but it's certainly not a flagship Android phone. Today, Lenovo and Motorola have unveiled the Moto Z3, which will be available exclusively on Verizon. There will even be a special Moto Mod to add 5G connectivity. More on...

Lenovo VP promises world’s first 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 855

The Vice President of Lenovo is a man named Chang Cheng, and he, like many important figures in China, has his own Weibo account. Weibo is the essentially the Twitter of China and it's where a lot of leaks come from when the device is in the country. The man recently made an announcement on the...

Motorola Moto G5 gets Android 8.1 Oreo soak test in Brazil

It's raining soak tests for Lenovo's Moto G5-lineup. It began with the Moto G5S Plus receiving its Android Oreo 8.1 soak test, followed by the Moto G5 Plus. Now, the Motorola Moto G5 (device codename: cedric) is receiving the love as soak tests for Android Oreo have begun in Brazil and other regions. As shared with...

Specs for Motorola One, upcoming Android One phone with a notch, appear on TENAA

Lenovo is on track to host a major event at the Motorola headquarters in Chicago, USA on August 2, 2018. This event will mark a "big announcement", with Motorola teasing its users to "Say Hello to a whole new way to connect, stream, download, video chat, and more". While this big announcement is very likely the...

[Update: India] Motorola Moto G5 Plus gets Android 8.1 Oreo soak test in Brazil

Lenovo announced the Motorola Moto G5 Plus way back in February 2017, giving users the choice of a design overhaul and the trusty Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC. The device was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat, and fortunately, also featured in Lenovo's Android Oreo 8.0 upgrade plan. Lenovo is now going a step forward and delivering...

Download the best Google Camera port for your Android device

One of the best developments in the Android community in recent years has been Google Camera ports. The Google Pixel's picture-taking ability is spectacular, even though the camera hardware may be better on other devices. A lot of the Google Pixel's photo magic comes from the Google Camera app. Features like HDR+ and portrait mode...

Every upcoming/unreleased Android smartphone and tablet we’re monitoring

Android smartphone and tablet leaks can be exciting, but there are so many new devices on the horizon that it can be a real headache to keep up with them all. There's the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Google Pixel 3, Nokia 9, Sony Xperia XZ3, Huawei Mate 20, and Motorola One Power just to name a...

Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant now available starting at $199

The Google Assistant has previously only been available via voice on Google Home devices. You give it voice-based questions and it recites answers out loud. The Google Home is an implementation of the Google Assistant which allows you to ask it questions anywhere in your home - without being tied to your smartphone. It's been...