Verizon now offers the Motorola Droid Maxx in two new colors
Apr18

Verizon now offers the Motorola Droid Maxx in two new colors

The Motorola Droid Maxx may not be the newest smartphone around, nor the highest-end, but nevertheless Verizon has decided to refresh it somewhat. You can now buy the Droid Maxx in two new colors. One of them is called High Gloss Red, and the other is Black with Chrome Accents. Once you’ve seen them, you’ll undoubtedly understand why those names were chosen. Under the hood, the specs are the same the black Droid Maxx...

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Lenovo CEO: We tried to buy Motorola in 2011, but got the wrong guy– Moto Solutions Greg Brown
Feb03

Lenovo CEO: We tried to buy Motorola in 2011, but got the wrong guy– Moto Solutions Greg Brown

Last week Lenovo finally bought Motorola. It was a deal the Chinese company wanted to do for years. After getting back to China, Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang revealed more details about how the purchase went down during press conference earlier today. He said that Lenovo wanted to buy Motorola’s mobile business way back in 2011, after company was split into two units – Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions. Mr. Yang and Lenovo CFO Wong...

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Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion
Jan30

Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion

In August 2011, Google shocked the mobile world by announcing that it wanted to acquire Motorola. The deal was finalized in 2012 after many months of waiting for regulatory approval from all the relevant authorities, and today Motorola is changing hands once again. And once again Google shocks the mobile world as it announces the sale of Motorola to Lenovo for just $2.91 billion. In 2011, Google paid $12.5 billion for the company, so...

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Verizon Motorola Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini are now getting Android 4.4 KitKat
Dec19

Verizon Motorola Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini are now getting Android 4.4 KitKat

Following in the footsteps of the Moto X, the Droid Ultra / Droid Maxx / Droid Mini trio are now in the process of receiving the update to Android 4.4 KitKat, the absolute latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. This is not surprising anymore, obviously. After Motorola and Verizon made many jaws drop in the mobile world when they released the KitKat update for the Moto X before even the Nexus 4 got it, this now seems...

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Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx now just $12.49 with new contract
Dec13

Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx now just $12.49 with new contract

If you like to actually use your smartphone and not have it die on you in the middle of the day, you must love Motorola’s Droid Maxx (and its predecessors). The Verizon exclusive comes with an incredibly beefy battery, one that’s almost sure to last you at least one whole day. Otherwise, it’s identical to the Droid Ultra, Motorola’s last pre-X flagship. Which doesn’t mean it has the highest-end specs...

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Verizon’s Motorola Droid Ultra and Droid Mini released in white. Black Friday deals also available
Nov29

Verizon’s Motorola Droid Ultra and Droid Mini released in white. Black Friday deals also available

Verizon has decided to start Black Friday by offering its Motorola Droid Ultra and Motorola Droid Mini in a new color version, namely white. Unfortunately, the handsets’ prices have not been lowered (as you’d expect on Black Friday), so the Droid Ultra still costs $99.99 on contract, while the Droid Mini can be yours for $49.99. Both can be also bought in black or red. In case you are wondering, the Motorola Droid Maxx (with its huge...

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White Motorola Droid Ultra and Droid Mini headed to Verizon for the holidays
Nov26

White Motorola Droid Ultra and Droid Mini headed to Verizon for the holidays

The holidays are coming, and in some parts of the world so is snow. What better to go with snow than a white smartphone? That must have been the thinking employed by the likes of Verizon and Motorola, since the two companies are prepping two new white versions for their devices. We’re talking about the Motorola Droid Ultra and the Droid Mini, both exclusive to Verizon (as the Droid line has always been in its entirety). These...

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Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update starts rolling out as Motorola and HTC announce more update plans
Nov20

Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update starts rolling out as Motorola and HTC announce more update plans

The Moto X getting Android 4.4 KitKat before even the LG Nexus 4 was certainly shocking for many. Thankfully though, it was only a matter of hours. The Nexus 4 is now in the process of getting its KitKat bits too, so it’s crisis averted for Google’s Nexus program. Still, the Moto X’s update arriving this soon after the new OS version release is a unique event, so cue people accusing Google of favoritism and whatnot....

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With 500K units shipped in Q3, Moto X is a success for Google and Motorola
Nov12

With 500K units shipped in Q3, Moto X is a success for Google and Motorola

Today  Wall Street Journal reports that according to research firm Strategy Analytics, Motorola sold 500 000 units of its flagship Moto X device. What? With all the hype surrounding the first true Motorola’s Google smartphone, they only managed to ship 500K units in Q3? What a pathetic figure that is. Or at least that’s what a lot of tech blogs will have you believe. When in truth, considering when, where and how Moto X launched, it...

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Motorola patents skin tattoo throat mic for your smartphone. That can act as a… lie detector
Nov07

Motorola patents skin tattoo throat mic for your smartphone. That can act as a… lie detector

Remember the haptic tattoos that Nokia has been playing with to improve your smartphone experience? Well, Finns are not the only ones exploring tattoos for mobile. Motorola is looking into their own skin tattoo stickers that could interact with your Moto X or the latest Droid. Only instead of vibrations that inform you about the messages you receive on a phone, Motorola wants to use their stuff as a throat mics, to capture your voice...

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