How to Turn Off Twist to Camera on the Moto X 2014

The leather back feels great on top of a metal frame, but leather shows wear more than traditional smartphone backs.

The days of carrying around a smartphone with a mediocre camera that doesn’t offer flash are almost behind us. Smartphones like the Moto X 2014 are meant to be point-and-shoot camera replacements. As such, they feature everything that a person who is into taking photos and recording memories might need. The Moto X 2014 has […]

How to Auto Play Music on the Moto X 2014 With Moto Assist

The new 5.2-inch 1080P display looks very nice.

A lot of smartphones offer large screens and faster processors. Motorola’s Moto X 2014 offers those things, but with the device users are also getting an experience that’s tailored to their lives. Take Moto Assist for example. Motorola doesn’t add much software on top of the Google Android KitKat experience. One thing Motorola does do […]

Verizon Moto X 2014 Gets Big Price Cut

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The Verizon Moto X 2014 is getting its first huge price cut for what we can only assume is a limited time. Earlier today Motorola began offering the Verizon Moto X 2014 for $49.99 with a two-year contract. That’s half of what the Verizon Moto X 2014 debuted at. On other networks and Verizon regularly […]

Motorola Android 5.0 Lollipop Updates Confirmed

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Today was a big day for Android with Google announcing the all-new Moto Nexus 6, the HTC Nexus 9, and of course the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update. And while that’s all great, owners are curious about the update for existing devices. Today Motorola shed light on the update for all its current smartphone owners. […]

Nexus 5 vs Nexus 6: What Buyers Need to Know

Here's a look at how the iPhone 6 vs Nexus 6 specs compare.

The Nexus 5 has been available for almost a year, but this afternoon Google officially announced its replacement, the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone. Buyers have a lot of choices these days, and for Nexus fans or Android enthusiasts these are two of the best options around. Now that the Nexus 6 is official and all […]

Nexus 6 vs Moto X 2014

Here's how the Apple iPhone 6 Plus compares to the Google Nexus 6 as big screens face off in 2014.

Until today, the Moto X 2014 could comfortably be considered one of the best smartphones for sale this year. Some longtime Android followers even referred to it as the best Android phone ever made. Now that we’ve seen Google’s Nexus 6, the Moto X 2014 crown may be in danger. The Nexus 6 is the […]

Verizon DROID Turbo Release Date and Details Confirmed

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Today, Verizon Wireless and Motorola confirmed the incoming DROID Turbo smartphone for Verizon Wireless with event announcements set for October 28th, as well as the launch of the DroidDoes.com website. The smartphone has been rumored for months, leaked last week, but is all set to become official later this month. Rumors and leaks have hinted […]

Nexus 6 Comes Into Focus Ahead of Release

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Google’s brand new Nexus 6 is reportedly coming soon, with the launch and release date rumored to be happening extremely soon, and now a new press photo has leaked putting all the rumors into focus. Rumors and leaks have been arriving at an increasing pace over the past two weeks with many claiming the launch […]

5 Tips for Moto X 2014 Buyers

Here's the bottom line of our Moto X 2014 review.

It’s almost strange that just a month ago the Moto X 2014, Motorola’s latest flagship smartphone wasn’t something you could buy in a store or online through the Moto Maker website. We knew that a successor to the critically acclaimed Moto X was on the way, but didn’t know what options users would have to choose […]

How to Customize Active Display on Moto X 2014

Front ported speakers deliver better than average sound.

Motorola’s Moto X 2014 smartphone is an upgrade over its past devices and even other flagship Android smartphones in so many ways. For example, its 5.2-inch AMOLED display is beautiful. That being said, the Moto X has never been about cutting edge technology as much as its been about how to use that technology to make […]

How to Customize Moto Voice on the Moto X 2014

The leather back feels great on top of a metal frame, but leather shows wear more than traditional smartphone backs.

Like it or not, we now all live in a world driven by our own voices. Microsoft started the revolution with Kinect for the Xbox 360 and now everything practically has voice functionality. Take the Moto X 2014 for example. Last year the Moto X became one of the first smartphones to offer always-on voice […]

DROID Turbo Rumors and Photos Emerge As Release Nears

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Today, we’re getting a look at the brand new unreleased Motorola DROID Turbo smartphone for Verizon Wireless well ahead of the release date, announcement, or any other confirmations. The smartphone has been rumored for months, but today an official Verizon twitter account leaked the photo well ahead of the DROID Turbo release date. Rumors and […]

Nexus 5 vs Nexus 6 (Rumored)

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When it comes to buying a smartphone consumers have a lot of choices these days, especially if you’re in the market for an Android device. The Nexus 5 has been available for almost a year, but it’s about to be replaced by its successor in the Nexus 6. All the final details have yet to […]

iPhone 6 Plus vs Nexus 6 (Rumored)

Here are the iPhone 6 deals you need to know about, many of which end soon.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note was the first huge smartphone to become popular. The first “phablet” worth buying, but now everyone wants a piece of the same phablet market. This year Apple finally released a bigger phone, and then an even bigger iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5-inch display, and now Google’s Nexus 6 is rumored to […]

Nexus 6 Release Date and Price Rumored

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At this point it’s pretty clear that Google and Motorola have been working hard on a new smartphone for the Nexus lineup, possibly called the Nexus 6. Over the course of the past few months more rumors have continued to emerge suggesting Google will actually release a new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 tablet together, […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the Nexus 5 Right Now

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Google’s Nexus 5 is one of the better smartphones money can buy, and arguably one of the best price to performance Android phones available to date. However, the Nexus 5 is a smartphone that users probably shouldn’t buy right now. Last year, Google announced the all-new Nexus 5 for 2013 along with a brand new […]

DROID Turbo Leak Reveals All as Release Nears

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Rumors and leaks have hinted at a new smartphone coming soon for Verizon Wireless called the Motorola DROID Turbo, but today they’ve all been confirmed in a huge leak. Rather than a few rumors, an entire user manual has surfaced revealing key details, and showcasing the phone for the first time. Initial rumors of a […]

How To Turn Off HDR on the Moto X 2014

A dual-LED ring flash sits around a 13MP camera.

The modern smartphone isn’t just a way to get your emails away from the office or watch television shows in places other than your living room. Smartphones like the Moto X 2014 are also intended as replacements for more complicated point-and-shoot cameras. HDR is one of the ways the latest smartphones achieve that goal. The Moto […]

Moto 360 Review

Here's why the Moto 360 is worth buying.

The Moto 360 is the best smart watch I’ve ever used. While not the perfect gadget, it delivers the best overall wearable experience yet. This Moto 360 review will look at what the device does well and where it needs some work. “What does the Moto 360 do?” and “Is the Moto 360 worth buying?” […]

Moto G 2014 Release Continues in the U.S.

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Last month Motorola announced four brand new devices they’ve been working on, one being an all-new Moto G for 2014. Originally rumored as the Moto G2, the phone will simply be known as the Moto G like the model before it, but it’s a vastly different smartphone you’ll want to check out. Motorola’s first Moto […]