Motorola

  • Motorola shows off three new additions to its budget Moto G line

    Motorola shows off three new additions to its budget Moto G line

    So much for pomp and circumstance. A day ahead of Google I/O’s official kick off, Morotola/Lenovo has spilled the beans about three new versions of the company’s warmly received Moto G line of budget handsets. With a naming scheme that will surely bring a wave of nostalgia to early-00s gaming fans and Power Mac owners alike, all three phones carry some iteration of the G4… Read More

  • Motorola (Brand) Is Alive And Doing Well

    Motorola (Brand) Is Alive And Doing Well

    Two years after Lenovo acquired Motorola, it looks like Motorola is doing fine. Or at least that’s what the business unit is trying to say. Today at a meeting with reporters, Motorola president Rick Osterloh said that the Moto brand is not going anywhere. You can expect more Moto G and Moto E in the future, as well as more Lenovo phones. If this sounds confusing, it’s because it is. Read More

  • Wearables Drive The Component Technology Innovation Crunch Network

    Wearables Drive The Component Technology Innovation

    For years, many of the key components of wearables have been drafting off the strengths of the smartphone supply chain. During the last two years, the application processors and sensors for wrist and head-worn wearable products have more or less been taken off the parts bin of low and mid-tier smartphones. Read More

  • Smartwatches Decimated Traditional Watch Sales Last Month

    Smartwatches Decimated Traditional Watch Sales Last Month

    An NPD survey is suggesting that the Apple Watch has pushed watch sales to the lowest point since 2008. NPD has found that watchmakers sold $375 million worth of watches in July, down 11 percent from last year. This decline is the largest since a similar decline in 2008 due to the financial crisis. Read More

  • The New Moto X And Moto G Are Incredibly Cheap Yet Powerful Phones

    The New Moto X And Moto G Are Incredibly Cheap Yet Powerful Phones

    Motorola has just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones, the Moto G, Moto X Style and Moto X Play. While these phones are mostly updated versions of their previous iterations, Motorola is sticking with its key advantages — price, customization and less bloatware. Read More

  • Lenovo Launches Motorola’s Moto Maker Customization Suite In China

    Lenovo Launches Motorola’s Moto Maker Customization Suite In China

    Lenovo re-introduced Motorola smartphones to China in January, and now it has launched the Moto Maker customization service there too. Read More

  • Motorola Debuts The New Moto E With A Unique Press Conference

    Motorola Debuts The New Moto E With A Unique Press Conference

    Motorola has a brand new Moto E, which packs a quad-core processor and LTE into a low-cost package that’s available to everyone. The Moto E starts at just $149, and goes on sale today in 40 markets around the world. It’s a good deal, especially now that Motorola has brought a number of high-end features from the Moto X to the lower-cost device, but even more impressive than the… Read More

  • Moto 360 Leads As 720K Android Wear Devices Shipped In 2014, Says Canalys

    Moto 360 Leads As 720K Android Wear Devices Shipped In 2014, Says Canalys

    Consumers didn’t want for choice in smartwatches last year, but that doesn’t mean they’re gobbling up the devices: Research firm Canalys reports today that only just over 720,000 Android Wear-based devices shipped in 2014, which is around 16 percent of the total 4.6 million “smart wearable band” shipments that occurred overall. The Moto 360 has the honour of… Read More

  • 13 Questions With Matt Rogers

    13 Questions With Matt Rogers

    Welcome to 13 Questions, a series aimed at bringing a human face to notable figures in the world of startups, hardware, and tech. Ever wonder how your favorite designer learned to love tech? Curious what’s on your favorite VC’s bucket list? Want to see the person behind the media hype? 13 Questions is here. Matt Rogers is the co-founder and VP of Engineering of Nest Labs. Read More