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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...

New Moto X, Z, G, E and C Devices Detailed in Leaked Image

We've been hearing quite a bit about upcoming Motorola devices: just yesterday we talked about the existence of a Moto X4, which signaled a return to the flagship that preceded the Moto Z line of last year. Now, a new leaked image by the reputable Evan Blass shows a number of Moto devices coming in 2017,...

Specifications of Upcoming Moto X Device Leaked, Allegedly Named Moto X4

The last device in the Moto X family was the Moto X 2015; the company hasn't updated the lineup with new hardware since then, as the Moto Z seemingly took over. However, it looks like this will be the year we will finally get a new Moto X device. According to well-known leaker Evan Blass, the...

Leaked Render Could Reveal an Unannounced Motorola Device for 2017

OnLeaks, in collaboration with Android Authority, has released a render for an upcoming, unreleased Motorola smartphone. As with most of OnLeaks' reveals, this render is based on factory CADs and thus any details are filled in by an artist to best reproduce what the end product should look like. At first, this device was reported as...

The Moto Z is the Latest Phone to Suffer the Dwindling Hype of Far-Off Releases

When we talk flagships, we mean just that: devices that are top of the line, competing with the best of the best. OEMs try and put the best set of features that they believe would put their device on the top, sneaking in a compromise or two in areas where the normal consumer would not...

How to Replace Moto X Pure Screen – XDA TV

There are many times where our mobile device screen meets an unfortunate end. Whether that reason is a sky diving mishap, a hunting accident or you drop it on your face when using it in bed, a broken screen can put a damper on your day. However, if you have the Moto X Pure (Style),...

Hello Moto, What Are You Doing? – An Opinion on Motorola’s Transformations

Let's talk, for a minute, about Motorola. Moto's had its ups and downs. In fact, the farther back you go in its history, the more a trend of booms and busts emerges. From the RAZR to the original Droid to the Moto X, Motorola seems to have a penchant for releasing brilliant, mass-market products—premium enough...

Motorola’s Success: The Repertoire That Saved Them

Motorola had a big turn-around in just a few years. While their Droid line-up was one of the devices to kick-start the hearts of Android fans, they had a short period of time where their direction was not all that clear. For a while they released devices like the Droid Razr that weren't bad in...

[OTA Captured] Android 4.4.3 Now Rolling out to Unlocked, T-Mobile, and Certain Regional Variants of the Moto X

What a week this has been for Android firmware updates! Just one day after Android 4.4.3 was officially released, Motorola announced that it would begin rolling out Android 4.4.3 to the Moto X, Moto G, and Moto E starting this week. Well folks, that time is now here, and the Moto X is officially the first non-Nexus/GPe device to receive...

Twist Your Wrist to Launch Apps on Your Moto X

Rather than having a dedicated physical camera button that you can hold down to quick launch the camera app, the Moto X comes with a gesture that instead requires you to twist your wrist twice in order to access the camera quickly. We've seen this feature before with apps like Magus, which offers a lot more customization. If you...

Always-On Listening Mode Proof-of-Concept Demoed on the Nexus 5

When the Moto X was first announced, many were skeptical about the supposedly flagship device with less than flagship specifications. Then as time went on, it gradually became clear that the Moto X wasn't exactly about raw hardware specs. Rather, the device's innovative features were its selling points.We've already seen various Active Display-like implementations for other...

Restore Your Moto X Back to ‘Brand New’ with the Moto X Restore Utility

So you've already cracked the screen on your beloved Moto X when it just 'somehow' fell to the ground, and you're worried that Motorola will void the warranty because you're phone is rooted. Developer editions aside, there probably isn't much of a chance the tired and overworked device repairman will discover and immediately reject your...