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Motorola Moto G4 Plus is finally getting its Android Oreo update, starting in the US

Motorola's latest Moto G7 lineup is being received as budget offerings for regions which do not see support from Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi. While the Moto G7 may not be the absolute best value purchase, it often is the only available and viable option present in certain markets. Even then, consumers considering the Moto G7 series...

Android 8.1 Oreo soak test leaks for the Moto G4/Moto G4+

The G series of smartphones has been one of the most successful product lineups for Motorola. Unfortunately for users, G series devices are unlikely to receive many major system updates. The Moto G4 and Moto G4+ were released back in May of 2016 with Android Marshmallow on board but later received an update to Android Nougat....

Exploit Targets Qualcomm’s EDL Mode, Affects Some Xiaomi, OnePlus, Nokia and other Devices

Devices with Qualcomm chipsets have a Primary Bootloader (PBL) which typically boots the Android system, but also houses an alternative boot mode known as EDL mode. EDL mode is Qualcomm's Emergency Download Mode and allows an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to force flash software on a device. This cannot be modified (read-only mode) and has...

Moto G4 Plus Gets Support for 64-Bit Custom ROMs

Smartphone manufacturers sometimes make odd decisions. For example, Motorola released the Moto G4 Plus and the Moto G5 Plus with a 32-bit Android operating system, despite the fact both processors are capable of running 64-bit software. It never made much sense -- most Android applications require 64-bit software support, including the popular Google Camera HDR+ Port. But there's...

Motorola to Honor Android Oreo Update Promise for the Moto G4 Plus After Backlash

Lenovo caused an uproar in the community when it announced its Android 8.0 Oreo update plans for its smartphone portfolio. The update list included most 2017 smartphones and 2016 flagships, but ended up excluding the Moto G4 Plus. Such uproar was rightfully warranted in this case, as Motorola had explicitly promised Android N and Android O...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...

Amazon Discounts the Moto G4 for Amazon Prime Members… by Including Bloatware and Ads

If you are an Amazon Prime Member in the USA, Amazon is rolling out a hard-to-resist deal for you. You can now take advantage of "exclusive pricing" of up to 50% off on two decent Android smartphones, the BLU R1 HD and the more familiar Motorola Moto G4.The BLU R1 HD will cost $49.99 (down...

The Lenovo Moto G4 Signals the Fall of a Kingdom

On a fateful day in November 2013, an Android giant released a humble device, one which could not stand up to the knights and princes of the Android world. Little did they expect that this humble little device to become the best selling smartphone the company had ever seen. Such was the tale of the Motorola Moto...

Lenovo Unveils the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India

Lenovo has finally taken the wraps off the successors of one of the most successful lineups in the budget category of devices -- the Moto G4 and the Moto G4 Plus.The Moto G4 and the Moto G4 Plus have bumped up the screen size on the budget lineup to 5.5" with a FHD LCD panel...

Lenovo Moto G4 and G4 Plus Leak Roundup — What We Know, What to Expect

The Moto G4 release is right around the corner, with the device scheduled to make an appearance on 17th May 2016 at an event in New Delhi, India. Not only will Lenovo-Motorola unveil the next successor to the constrained yet successful Moto G lineup, but they are also very likely to add in an extra...

Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Design Leaks; Dimple got Nerfed

When Google bought Motorola back in August 2011, people expected to be greeted by the best experience that Android could offer, with Google on the software side and Motorola on the hardware end. But when Google sold off Motorola in 2014 to Lenovo, such hopes were left unfulfilled. Motorola's Moto G was one of the best...