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Australian Motorola Moto G users seeing Android 4.4.4 rolling out now

Australian Motorola Moto G users seeing Android 4.4.4 rolling out now

After advising that Android 4.4.4 to their handsets was rolling out to handsets in Brazil and India earlier this month, it seems it’s Australias turn with reports appearing that Australian stock of the Moto G is receiving the update as an Over the Air update now. The update is a sizeable 167MB download, but you’re given options for WiFi or Cellular download. The update includes the updated phone dialler, as well as enabling the ability to download the Motorola Alert app that was introduced on the Moto E. You’ll also receive the ability to pause Video Recording. You can attempt[Read More...]

by 1:08 PM on July 24, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Unlock the Moto X with a Digital Tattoo

Unlock the Moto X with a Digital Tattoo

It seems a little out there, but Motorola is actually telling you to get a tattoo! Its Ok though, you’re not expected to actually go under the needle for this one, with Motorola letting people know about a new temporary tattoo which will unlock your Moto X with a tap. The digital tattoo is based on a talk given by Regina Dugan at the All Things D conference last year, where she spoke about new digital tattoo technology. In this day and age though, the future is here sooner than you think and the temporary digital tattoos, which have been[Read More...]

by 8:13 AM on July 24, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Manufacturer
Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it certainly has been a little bit of time since we last did one of these retailer round up’s, so we thought it was time to bring it back and share with you the specials we have sourced and found available to everyone from our major retailers. So here is this weeks retail specials: Coles Smartphones Sony Xperia E1 Optus Pre-Paid Mobile – $99 – On sale Wednesday 23 July for 1 week Woolworths Smartphones Alcatel One Touch M’POP 3G Vodafone Pre-Paid Mobile – $69 – On sale Wednesday 23 July for 1 week Target Tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab[Read More...]

by 7:45 AM on July 24, 2014 1 comment News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Moto E now available at JB Hi-Fi whilst the Moto X gets a price cut

Moto E now available at JB Hi-Fi whilst the Moto X gets a price cut

Motorola’s next effort at the low end of the market, the Moto E is now available at JB Hi-Fi for $189. At launch, the only retailer showing the Moto E was the Good Guys, but it’s now showing on the JB Hi-Fi website. The Moto E is only available in black and is available to purchase online or through your local JB Hi-Fi Store for $189. Browsing the JB Hi-Fi website it appears that the Moto X, which launched in Australia in April and is approaching its first birthday, has received a price cut of nearly $100 since it launched[Read More...]

by 7:39 AM on July 24, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Sale
Alleged successor to the Moto G outed in the wild

Alleged successor to the Moto G outed in the wild

The successor to last years successful Moto G smartphone, which caused quite a stir at launch due to its low price, and excellent user experience, it was also named as Motorola’s most successful phone for Motorola since Google took over the company. It now seems Motorola is working on follow up to the Moto G, and thanks to the guys over at Mellando no Android, we’re getting the dirt on the specs as well as what the phone currently looks like. The phone, which will allegedly be officially launched as the Moto G2, with the model number XT 1068 (the[Read More...]

by 10:07 AM on July 22, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google by the numbers – Q2 2014 earnings report

Google by the numbers – Q2 2014 earnings report

Google has today released their financial results for the 2nd quarter of 2014. The results are pretty good for the company, with expectations above that of analysts on Wall Street, a positive for share-holders and executives alike. With the sale of Motorola still not complete, there are still results from the company included in this report and as with previous results – they’re losses. Patrick Pichette, CFO of Google said Google had a great quarter with revenue up 22% year on year, at $16.0 billion. We are moving forward with great product momentum and are excited to continue providing amazing[Read More...]

by 11:05 AM on July 18, 2014 1 comment News
Watch Lior Ron the product lead for the Moto 360 describe the inspiration behind the design

Watch Lior Ron the product lead for the Moto 360 describe the inspiration behind the design

With Android Wear watches rolling out, there’s still a fair bit of hype surrounding the upcoming Motorola Android Wear watch – the Moto 360. This morning, Motorola has released a video featuring Lior Ron, the product lead for the Moto 360 talking about the inspiration behind the Moto 360. The video is fairly short – 56 seconds – and to the point, he tells that they were inspired by watches when creating the design. He describes the round shape as ‘Magical’, ‘super comfortable’, and allows them to display a lot of information, finally he sums up with the fact that[Read More...]

by 5:32 AM on July 10, 2014 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Android Wear is about to start shipping – Have you received a shipping notice and which did you order?

Android Wear is about to start shipping – Have you received a shipping notice and which did you order?

Today is the day – Android Wear will begin shipping for those of you who ordered a watch. The LG G Watch is due to begin shipping today, with the Samsung Gear Live due to begin shipping out to customers on Monday. So, with orders coming, we have some questions, so we thought we’d do a bit of a poll and see what you’re thinking when it comes to Android Wear. We’re also keen to find out if you’ve recevied a shipping notification. Now, vote below: So, remember to let us know in the comments when you receive your shipping[Read More...]

by 9:37 AM on July 4, 2014 32 comments Android Wear
Specs for the Moto X+1 purportedly outed on Brazillian phone retailers website

Specs for the Moto X+1 purportedly outed on Brazillian phone retailers website

Seems Motorola has some issues with secrecy in Brazil, after having the Moto E specs outed just days prior to the launch by a phone shop in Brazil, it seems they’ve leaked the specs on Motorolas upcoming flagship replacement – the Moto X+1. The site who leaked the details – livrarialogos – is showing an old picture of the Moto X, so no press renders have gone up for the phone as yet. So, like any ‘leak’ take this with a grain of salt. Droid-life who originally reported on the leak advised that there was a rider (which has since[Read More...]

by 10:47 AM on July 1, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Good Deal on a Moto G 4G LTE at The Good Guys – online only

Good Deal on a Moto G 4G LTE at The Good Guys – online only

OzBargain has a deal on a Moto G 4G for $243.40 including delivery. Click on the this link to take you to The Good Guys eBay page and use the Redemption Code “CBIGTREAT” when reviewing your order before continuing. This will then give you a discount of $60.64 which ends up being a total cost of $243.54 including free shipping. The normal price in store at The Good Guys is $298 so get in quick before the deal ends if you’re in the market for a cheap 4G smartphone. You can check out more details about the Moto G 4G[Read More...]

by 4:17 PM on June 29, 2014 4 comments Deal, Phones
Motorola shows off the Moto 360 at Google I/O

Motorola shows off the Moto 360 at Google I/O

Whenever we’ve posted anything regarding Android Wear, we’re overwhelmed by comments saying they’re waiting for the Moto 360. Despite not really having been showed off completely, the Moto 360 design seems to be the one that has sparked a large amount of peoples imaginations and desire for a ‘good’ looking Smartwatch. So, with Android Wear out in the open at Google I/O, Motorola has taken the wraps of their watch and shown it off in this hands-on video from Google I/O. The video shows a lot of the watch, describes the materials used in its constructions (Stainless steel for the[Read More...]

by 10:48 PM on June 27, 2014 3 comments Android Wear
Motorola officially announce the Moto G with 4G LTE and the Moto E coming early July

Motorola officially announce the Moto G with 4G LTE and the Moto E coming early July

The cat has already been let out of the bag about the release of the Motorola Moto E and the Moto G 4G LTE, after The Good Guys added the Moto E and Moto G 4G to their website prematurely a couple of weeks back. But, it’s now official, with Motorola officially announcing the handsets availability for the Australian (and New Zealand) market. Both the Moto E and Moto G with 4G LTE (We’ll just call it the Moto G 4G from now on) will be available as previously reported from early July. The handsets will be available ‘through retail[Read More...]

by 12:55 PM on June 27, 2014 8 comments Manufacturer, Phones
LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live Android Wear now showing in Google Play

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live Android Wear now showing in Google Play

After this morning being officially announced, the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are now showing in the Australian Google Play store. While both pieces of Android Wear are showing, there’s a catch. The Samsung Gear Live does not appear ready for release as yet, with the watch listed as ‘Coming Soon’. There’s better news for fans of the LG G Watch, with the watch listed as ready to order with options for Black (Titan) or White Gold. When the Samsung Gear Live goes on-sale, which we are told is ‘Soon’, it will cost $250 from Google Play. The[Read More...]

by 10:41 AM on June 26, 2014 10 comments Android Wear