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Android 8.1 Oreo rolls out for some Moto G4 users in Brazil

The Oreo update saga for the Motorola Moto G4 Plus makes for an interesting tale about how an OEM tried to wiggle out of a promise, only to get caught doing so, then promise to deliver as originally promised, but end up delaying the update so badly that it barely makes a difference to the...

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....

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...

OmniROM Status Update – Moto G4/G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 Added, Improved Camera for Xperia X/X Compact

It's been a while since we last talked about OmniROM. The Omni team has been very busy with a number of administrative tasks but found a brief moment to post an update on that they've been working on lately. Omni, just like most Android custom ROM teams, uses Gerrit as its code review portal. The team did...

Motorola Announces Which Phones will Receive Android 7.0 Nougat

Motorola's reputation for fast and prompt OTA updates has been a bit shaky since they were acquired by Lenovo. There were times when Motorola would beat Google to the punch when it came to the latest Android update. They still do a respectable job with updates to some of their devices, but they have seemingly...

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 X 2016 and Droid 2016 Renders Leaked

So now, here we are in May 2016, and as it turns out, that prototype may very well be the next Motorola flagship device. This news comes in from multiple sources. Evan Blass of @evleaks fame mentioned that the earlier leak of the device is turning out to be the real deal.https://twitter.com/evleaks/status/728755066467975169The next bit of information...

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...