Get a huge discount on the Moto X starting next week
In the market for a new Android phone in 2015? If you’re willing to wait a week, you’ll have the chance to pick up a Moto X, one of the best phones on the market, for $140 off. As with[...]
After previous reports suggested that at least one version of the Nexus 6 would come with a built-in fingerprint sensor that would put the handset on par with similar offerings from Apple and Samsung, a former prominent Google and Motorola exec has confirmed the feature was supposed to be included in the Nexus 6, but blamed Apple for not being able to pull it off. More →
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: it is positively shocking how good the second-generation Moto X is. Motorola struggled for a long time as Samsung and Apple continued to dominate the smartphone market. More recently, however, other vendors have begun breaking in and finding some success by focusing on areas that cannot be counted among Apple and Samsung’s strengths. China-based smartphone makers are finding success by building quality devices that are surprisingly affordable, for example.
Motorola’s sales aren’t climbing quite as fast as some Chinese vendors, but there’s no denying the company’s position has improved over the past year thanks in part to a similar strategy. Beyond its low-end phones, however, Motorola blew us away with its 2014 flagship handset, the Moto X. More →
Google’s massive annual revenues are achieved thanks largely to its advertising network, but did you know the key acquisition the company made to build the network it runs today was only its third-largest acquisition? Did you know that YouTube, the biggest video network on the planet and the second most trafficked website in the world (behind google.com), was only Google’s fourth most expensive deal?
The Mountain View, California-based company has a long history of spending huge sums of money on big forward-looking bets. Some of those bets pay off in a huge way, obviously, while others never really end up panning out. Let’s take a look back at the 10 biggest acquisitions Google has ever made. More →
Want a great battery pack for your phone? Even better, do you want to get one for the super-low price of just $8.99? Droid Life brings us word that eBay is having a deal on the Motorola 3,000mAh Power Pack on Friday that will cut its price all the way down from $50 to just under $9. Even better, if you feel like getting a two-pack of these battery packs, you can get them for just $14.99 on Friday. More →
At the moment, there aren’t many smartwatches on the market that compete with the Moto 360 when it comes to user interface and design. It’s a well-made product and showpiece for Android Wear, but with the Apple Watch right around the corner, Motorola wants to ensure that the Moto 360 retains its status as the wearable to beat. More →
Motorola has quietly made a new version of the Moto X available to buyers interested in getting one of the best Android handsets of 2014. In addition to the existing 16GB and 32GB models of the unlocked Moto X Pure Edition, which might not be suitable for some users when it comes to available built-in storage, Motorola is also now selling a 64GB model, which happens to exclusively available on its website. More →
After releasing in the past few days no less than four short TV commercials for the Moto 360 smartwatch, Motorola is back with two more video ads for its wearable device, part of the A Watch for Our Times campaign. The new ads, titled Couple and Architect, follow the same script as the previous ones, putting a funny spin on “classy” commercials you expect to see on TV for watches. More →
Android smartphone fans looking to buy a new Motorola handset for a cheaper price have plenty of options at their disposal, including Best Buy’s special Droid Turbo sale, Amazon’s Moto G discount and even U.S. Cellular’s cheaper on-contract Nexus 6 offer. But those buyers looking for a deal on the 2014 Moto X model, Motorola’s current flagship handset, should check out Republic Wireless starting on December 10th, as the carrier has a huge discount planned for the newest handset in its lineup. More →
Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch is one of the most exciting Android Wear devices available in stores, and the company released four new short ads this week to further promote the Android Wear gadget. Instead of focusing only on the Moto 360’s design or actual features of the smartwatch, Motorola does a fine job mocking classy watch commercials in these short hilarious ads. More →
Motorola just launched two high-end Android handsets, including the Droid Turbo and the Nexus 6 — the latter in partnership with Google — but the company isn’t done releasing hot Android devices. Droid Forums has learned that Motorola is developing an even better Nexus 6 version, and it will be sold as a Droid-branded device. More →