All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Motorola’

Cellphone Deals Can Be Found Year Round

Cellphone deals seem like they would be exclusive to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and that is mostly true. If you’re in the market for the latest devices, you’ll have to wait for sales. What about low end devices? Have the cheap phones of the world finally reached a point to where a user will get an exemplary experience without …

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Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

All the way back in January, Google announced that it was selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. On Thursday, the acquisition was completed. This includes the Motorola brand and portfolio of smartphones, such as Moto X, Moto G, Moto E and the DROID series. It automatically makes Lenovo the third largest maker of smartphones. “Motorola is in great …

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Android Wear Update Lets You Leave The Phone At Home

Google announced a new update for Android Wear, its wearables operating system, as well as a new watch from Sony. The update enables Android Wear support of watches with GPS sensors, which means you won’t have to have your phone close by to do things like track your route, distance, and speed or listen to music while you’re running or …

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Microsoft To Close Nokia Devices And Services Acquisition, Signs Licensing Agreement With Motorola

In 2011, Microsoft and Nokia partnered to create a “third” smartphone horse in the race against Apple and Android. In September, it became more than a partnership when the two companies announced that Microsoft would buy Nokia’s Devices & Services business, and bring Nokia CEO and former Microsoft employee Stephen Elop back to Microsoft. Shareholders approved the deal in November, …

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Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

Google-based smartwatches have been rumored for quite some time, and today, the company finally revealed it its platform for such wearables: Android Wear. Android Wear is described as a project that extends Android to “wearables,” and they’re just starting with watches. The company is already working with Samsung, Asus, HTC, LG, and Motorola as well as chip makers Broadcom, Imagination, …

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Motorola Talks Moto X Success, Lenovo Acquisition At MWC 2014

Last week, Motorola didn’t really show off any new hardware at Mobile World Congress. After all, the company is soon to change hands as it heads off to Lenovo later this year. Instead, the company took time out to haven an open and frank discussion with its executives to talk about the company’s present and future. Motorola shared a 30 …

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Here’s A Prototype Google Smart Watch That Never Saw The Light Of Day

It’s been rumored for a while now that Google has been working on a smart watch. As it turns out, Google actually had a prototype at one point, but it was scrapped. Android Police reports that Google and Motorola were collaborating on a smart watch back in 2013 back when Google wasn’t in the process of offloading the mobile device …

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside To Step Down In March

Dennis Woodside has been CEO of Motorola Mobility since Google bought the company in 2012. Since then, Motorola has produced two of 2013’s best smartphones – the Moto X and Moto G. That kind of excellence may very well continue after it’s sold to Lenovo, but Woodside won’t be along for the ride. On the Motorola blog today, Woodside announced …

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Report: Nest To Take On ‘Core’ Hardware At Google

As you know, Google announced that it is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for close to $3 billion. You’re probably also aware that the company recently announced that it will acquire Nest, makers of smart thermostats and smoke detector. With Motorola out of the company, apparently the Nest team will be running “core” hardware at Google, which could include more …

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Google To Sell Motorola Mobility To Lenovo [Report]

In 2013, it looked like Google-owned Motorola Mobility had finally hit its stride with the release of the Moto X and Moto G. Despite the success of these two phones, Google is already selling the company. TechCrunch is reporting that Google will be selling the Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for almost $3 billion. Google purchased the company in 2011 for …

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Moto G Gets A Google Play Edition

Motorola was on a roll in 2013 with a line of super affordable smartphones that packed in some nifty features. The customizable Moto X is a steal at $399, and now Google is making the handset maker’s Moto G almost impossible to pass up on Google Play. Google added the Moto G to its growing list of Google Play Edition …

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Buy A Moto X Off-Contract And Get A Chromecast For Free

Google has been making bank on its new Chromecast dongle thanks to its super low price of $35. While $35 isn’t a lot of money, it’s still nice to get things for free. Free things are especially nice when they’re bonuses for spending hundreds of dollars on other consumer technology. Motorola has unveiled a new promotion for those who purchase …

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