Verizon Moto X Release Date Confirmed

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Verizon Wireless users won’t have to wait long to get their hand on the Moto X, Motorola’s customizable flagship. According to the carrier, the device will be available to users on August 29th. While the company hasn’t yet made a press release available on it’s website, its Twitter handle revealed the upcoming availability details for […]

AT&T Locks Moto X Customizations to Two-Year Contract

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It looks like potential customers who want to buy the Moto X and customize their smartphones using the Moto Maker design studio will have to sign a two-year contract with wireless carrier AT&T Mobility. This means that customers cannot pay full retail price for the phone without signing a contract. The customization feature, which allows […]

Droid 5 Leak Shows Off Motorola’s Best-In-Class Keyboard

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The keyboard isn’t quite dead yet, at least not on a smartphone with a sliding QWERTY form factor. Motorola, which had made the keyboard a staple since the release of the original Droid, is now back at the form factor again with a potential Droid 5. Newly leaked pictures show off what appears to be […]

Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon Moto X Release Days Away

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Motorola might have partnered with AT&T to get their version of the customizable Moto X out first, but it seems it won’t have been first to launch the device by much. Comments from one Motorola executive indicate that users on other networks could see the device launch within days. The comments came by way of […]

9 Exciting Smartphones for Fall 2013: iPhone 5S, Sony Honami & More

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2013 is shaping up to be quite the year for smartphone launches with powerful, drool-worthy devices that either have launched or are launching soon. Sony’s Xperia Z kicked off the year in style with a 1080p display and elegant styling that hides its waterproof and dustproof capabilities. In the first half of the year, we […]

Nexus 5 Rumors Take Another Turn

Rumors surrounding Google’s Nexus 5 have taken another turn today with a reliable source not only claiming that Nexus 5 photos from earlier were not of the Nexus 5 but that the upcoming Nexus 5 or Nexus 4 version two may be made by Motorola, something that has also been rumored. Over the past few […]

AT&T Moto X Release Date Arrives August 23rd

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Users looking to pick up the first Motorola smartphone created with customizability in mind won’t have to wait too long, if there on the United States second-largest mobile carrier. Motorola’s Moto X will go on sale at local AT&T stores starting August 23rd. According to a press release made available by the company just hours […]

Motorola Droid MAXX Shipping Ahead of August 20th Release

The Droid MAXX from Verizon is shipping out ahead of is August 20th release.

Verizon’s new Motorola Droid MAXX, and presumably the Motorola Droid Ultra, have begun shipping to customers ahead of their August 20th release date. Earlier this week, there was a bit of controversy over the release dates of the Motorola Droid MAXX and the Droid Ultra, two of Verizon’s new Droid smartphones from Motorola. While the […]

Moto Maker Review: Moto X Customization Options Explored

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The Moto X is the first smartphone users can truly customize to fit their tastes, needs and sense of style choosing from a wide array of colors and customization options in the Moto Maker studio. Earlier this week I was able to go hands on with the Moto Maker to customize a Moto X on […]

Nexus 5 Release Date & Rumor Roundup

Google is committed to the Nexus program, giving hope for the Nexus 5 this fall.

Google’s Nexus 4 endured quite a few bumps in the road but it remains one of the stop Android smartphones on the market. And with its one year anniversary fast approaching, consumer attention has started to shift from LG’s Nexus 4 to the Nexus 5, Google’s rumored Nexus 4 successor. In November of last year, […]

Verizon Droid MAXX & Droid Ultra Shipping Dates Slip (Updated)

The Droid MAXX from Verizon is shipping out ahead of is August 20th release.

It looks like the Verizon HTC One launch isn’t the only one that is muddled in a bit of confusion as the Motorola Droid MAXX and Droid Ultra shipping dates at Verizon have slipped from August 20th to August 29th for unexplained reasons. Originally, both the new Motorola Droid MAXX and the Droid Ultra were […]

Motorola Releasing New Smartphone at the End of the Year

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Motorola has a new smartphone planned for the end of the year, and according to Moto X leakster Taylor Wimberly of Android and Me fame on Google Plus, the device is different than the current Moto X flagship. Wimberly didn’t give any details about the phone, and his information matches what Motorola’s and Google’s executives have been stating […]

Leaked Moto X Launch Date Suggests Verizon Prioritizing Flagship Droid Ultra

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A newly leaked inventory screen shot suggests that Verizon would be launching the newly announced Moto X flagship from Google-owned Motorola Mobility just days after it offers the Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx, and Droid Mini on sale. The Verizon-branded Droid exclusives made also by Motorola bear roughly the same hardware specs as the Moto X […]

Moto X vs. iPhone 5 & iPhone 5S: Consumers Split on Upgrades

Motorola will soon offer a wood Moto X customization option.

The Moto X is making waves with a plethora of customization options and a focus on features instead of specs, drawing comparisons to the iPhone. Motorola is counting on consumer desire to customize and take ownership of their smartphone as well as a new always listening feature to lure iPhone users away from Apple and […]

Google to Take On iPhone 5C With Low Cost Moto X Lite

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Could a Moto X Lite be coming? Google executives hinted that much at Motorola’s unveiling of the Moto X yesterday, promising that more products will be coming to the Moto X family, including a low cost option. Though the Moto X has more mid-range specs, the device’s pricing in the U.S., when paired with a […]

Will Google Glass Launch as Motorola Glass in 2014?

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After trying to distance itself from Motorola Mobility after acquiring it to signal fairness to Android’s other partners, Google may now be leaning more on Motorola to deliver its hardware goals, including potentially using Motorola to manufacture Google Glass. As Ryan Knutson and Spencer Ante reported for the Wall Street Journal, there were many growing pains for […]

Moto X Puts Smartphone Personalization On Notice

The Moto X color options combine to offer over 2,000 color options.

After six years of  black and white smartphones, there is a new revolutionary trend emerging. That of the colored smartphone. To be clear, colored consumer electronics are about as old as the industry itself. That’s because marketing executives figured out that if you portray these types of devices as more personal companion than technological marvel, […]

Moto X Deal Arrives Minutes After Launch

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The new Moto X has only been around for a few minutes and already, there is a deal that prospective Moto X buyers can take advantage of, if they don’t mind heading to the nation’s fifth largest carrier. Earlier today, U.S. Cellular began taking pre-orders on the Moto X, the first carrier to do so, […]