Motorola

This Temporary Tattoo Can Unlock Your Phone

I’d think this was just a clever April Fools joke, if it wasn’t the middle of July. Motorola and VivaLnk have made a temporary tattoo that can unlock a smartphone, no PIN required. Slap it on y

Motorola’s Amazing Budget Smartphone Is Now Available With 4G

The Motorola G is a helluva a deal, and it just got better. The budget phone is now available in the U.S. with 4G for just $219. Unlocked and not tied to a carrier contract. And that's awesome. You sh

Motorola Mobility’s US Moto X Assembly Plant To Close By End Of Year

Part of the sales pitch for Motorola Mobility’s (then Google -owned) Moto X smartphone was that it was partly U.S.-made; an assembly plant to put together the Moto X opened in Fort Worth, Texas

Motorola Ups The Budget Android Ante With $130 Moto E, And LTE Moto G

Budget Androids still get a bad rap but Motorola is on a mission to change that, with the launch last year of the Moto G. Today it's stepping on the gas at the low end -- outing an even cheaper follow

Smartphone Market Leaders, Samsung And Apple, Both Lost Share In Q1, Says Analyst

Strategy Analytics has put out its latest smartphone market figures for Q1, and the market watcher has Samsung and Apple both losing share in the quarter.

Confirmed: Zebra Technologies Is Buying Motorola Solutions’ Handheld Unit For $3.45B

Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of barcode, receipt, kiosk and RFID printers and supplies  announced today that they were buying Motorola Solutions’ handheld unit for $3.45B. Philip Gerskov

Moto G Has Turned Motorola’s U.K. Fortunes Around, Study Finds

Turns out the 'G' in Moto G stands for 'Go!'. Motorola's well-reviewed sub-$200 Android handset has given Motorola an unexpected boost in the U.K. -- a market where the brand had gone into near-total

Everything We Know About The Moto 360 Android Wear Smartwatch

Motorola hosted a live Hangout with Jim Wicks, the lead designer of the Moto 360 Android Wear-based smartwatch, and the discussion started with the inspiration for the product and moved to its specifi

Motorola Introduces The Moto 360, Its First Smartwatch Based On Google’s Android Wear

Motorola is an early partner for Google’s new Android Wear smartwatch SDK, and that’s not surprising given that the company was Google owned until Lenovo began the procedure of buying it i

Motorola Confirms Development Of Another Smartwatch

Motorola held a decided low-key press conference today at Mobile World Congress. It was a snoozer. But! But Rick Osterloh, Motorola SVP, confirmed that the brand is still working on smartwatch develop

Updated: Google Didn’t Pay $750M For A 5.94% Stake In Lenovo

[Updated: As Re/code notes, Google does not yet own Lenovo shares. Instead, the regulatory filing shows the number of shares Google might own after its agreement with Lenovo to purchase Motorola goes

TC Droidcast Episode 20: Motorola Goes To Lenovo, Google Loves Nexus And Ouya V2

It’s a brave new dawn for the TechCrunch Droidcast as I take over hosting duties from Chris Velazco… who returns temporarily from the distant lands of Engadget to share his insights on Goo

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Facebook Paper, Lenovo-Moto, Carbon 3D Printing, And Coffee!

Looking for a way to get through Friday? Here you go. Facebook launched a news reader app called Paper. (Teens will love it.) And Google sold Motorola to Lenovo for $3 billion, which made earnings

Second Time’s The Charm For Lenovo’s Motorola Deal

Lenovo's aspirations for an established mobile handset company goes back a few years. According to a report <a target="_blank" href="http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303743604579351

Nest Team Will Become Google’s Core Hardware Group

Google today sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. While many speculated that Google would release phones after it bought Motorola in 2011, it didn’t happen — Motorola remained a part

Larry Page Thanks The Motorola Team And CEO Dennis Woodside In Internal Memo

Google just took to the wires and announced the sale of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. TechCrunch obtained the following internal Google memo that outlines the reason for the sale and

Lenovo To Buy Motorola Mobility From Google For $2.91 Billion

TechCrunch has confirmed reports that Lenovo is buying Motorola Mobility from Google. This is the division within Google that the company purchased in 2011 for $12.5 billion. Motorola Mobility will go

Motorola’s Flagship Moto X Gets A Permanent Price Cut

Let’s be real here: there’s a decent chance that you picked up a new smartphone at some point during the holidays, so you’re off the market for at least a little while longer. As it turns out th

Fly Or Die: Motorola Moto G

It always seems like the flagship phones get the most attention, but what about a device that doesn't even bother trying to claim that title? Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has been saying for months an

Moto G Review: Motorola Bridges The Gap Between Cheap And Good In Smartphones

Motorola has done its best to deliver a premium experience with an affordable price tag with the Moto G, the little sibling to the higher priced Moto X. Both phones have Google's stamp all over them,
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