Motorola

  • This Is The Moto X

    This Is The Moto X

    Meet Motorola’s next flagship smartphone: The Moto X. Reportedly assembled in the great state of Texas, nearly every aspect of the phone has leaked prior to the phone’s official unveiling on August 1st. @evleaks and The Unlocker have steadily been releasing everything about the phone. The X’s case, its specs, and even its nearly-stock Android experience have hit the Internet… Read More

  • Motorola Will Officially Unveil The Moto X In New York On August 1

    Motorola Will Officially Unveil The Moto X In New York On August 1

    Well, here we go. After a considerable amount of teasing (not to mention cheerleading from Google execs during earnings calls), Motorola Mobility is finally ready to unveil its long-awaited Moto X smartphone to the world, and it’s going to do it at a special event in New York City on August 1. Actually, you know what? “Unveil” may not exactly be the right word — the… Read More

  • Job Listing Suggests Motorola Mobility Is Starting To Focus On Wearable Tech In Earnest

    Job Listing Suggests Motorola Mobility Is Starting To Focus On Wearable Tech In Earnest

    Heads up, wearable tech aficionados: Motorola Mobility is looking to produce some new wearable gadgets and it wants some help. The Google-owned company quietly posted a job listing yesterday looking for someone to fill the role of senior director of industrial design for wearables — according to the post, that person will “provide strategic leadership, champion innovation and… Read More

  • Leaked Video Highlights Moto X Software Features, Including Always-On Voice Commands

    Leaked Video Highlights Moto X Software Features, Including Always-On Voice Commands

    Motorola’s secretive Moto X smartphone has been spotted in its fair share of photos (leaked and otherwise) this past week, but there are only so many thrills to be derived by looking at still images. The folks at Ausdroid got their collective hands on a short demo video from Canadian wireless carrier Rogers that affords us our best look yet at what Motorola’s first… Read More

  • An American Tech Company Is Advertising Its American-Built Smartphone On The Most American Holiday

    An American Tech Company Is Advertising Its American-Built Smartphone On The Most American Holiday

    Happy Independence Day, fellow Americans! It’s time to go to the lake, eat some red meat, and, of course, buy a cell phone from a good ol’ American company, Motorola and Google. Motorola is running a full-page spread in the July 3 editions of The New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. And it’s all for the upcoming, and very American, Motorola… Read More

  • This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: Moto X, Locks, And Austin

    This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: Moto X, Locks, And Austin

    TechCrunch is in Austin this week for some excellent pitch-offs and BBQ. We also learned of the new Moto X, a secret phone that could change Motorola’s fortunes, the August smart lock, and the new iPod. It’s one of our only live shows done with three members of the team in the same room and features Jordan Crook, Matt Burns, and John Biggs as Sir Sweatsalot. Enjoy! Read More

  • Hello Moto X

    Hello Moto X

    Surprising no one, Motorola chief Dennis Woodside revealed at D11 that Motorola is tooling a new flagship Android device. This device, cleverly named Moto X, will be widely distributed and most likely the device that slipped through the FCC’s test labs last week. The phone is going to be made, at least in part, in the United States. Surprise surprise. Look for the Moto X along with… Read More

  • Motorola Mobility Confirms Upcoming Hero Device, The Moto X, Will Be Built In The U.S.

    Motorola Mobility Confirms Upcoming Hero Device, The Moto X, Will Be Built In The U.S.

    Motorola has a new device coming out, which it thinks will change the game. In a discussion at the D11 Conference, Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside said the new mobile phone, called the Moto X, will be built in the United States in a factory outside Fort Worth. The facility that the new Moto X will be built in was once used to build Nokia phones. Read More

  • New Google/Motorola X Phone Rumors Point To Multiple Models And Aggressive Price Tags

    New Google/Motorola X Phone Rumors Point To Multiple Models And Aggressive Price Tags

    Now that Sony, LG, HTC, and Samsung have all pulled back the curtains on their flagship Android smartphones, the rumor mill can churn with renewed focus on yet another nebulous device — Motorola’s secretive X Phone. Or rather, X Phones. According to Android And Me’s Taylor Wimberly, X Phone isn’t going to be a product name so much as it is a banner that multiple… Read More

  • Google’s Motorola To Cut 10% Of Workforce After Laying Off 20% Last Year

    Google’s Motorola To Cut 10% Of Workforce After Laying Off 20% Last Year

    After laying off 4,000 Motorola employees last year, representing around 20 percent of the total workforce, Google just announced that it would increase job cuts by a further 10 percent — now representing 1,200 people. The WSJ intercepted an internal email laying out the motivations behind this move. Read More