Post Tagged with: "Motorola"

Google invites developers to submit Android Wear apps for feedback ahead of launch

Google invites developers to submit Android Wear apps for feedback ahead of launch

Ahead of Google’s 2014 I/O Developer Conference, where Google is expected to show off more of its Android Wear platform, and where LG and Motorola are expected to launch their G Watch and Moto 360 respectively, Google has put the call out to developers to submit their Android Wear apps for feedback. Part of the invitation is to have really great apps shown off during the conference on Google Play. Have you created an app you'd like to get in the hands of #AndroidWear users? We'd like to see what you've built! https://t.co/9i7bw9VmhT — Android Developers (@AndroidDev) May 19, 2014[Read More...]

by 8:46 AM on May 21, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, News
Moto E Outperforms Galaxy S5 in Software

Moto E Outperforms Galaxy S5 in Software

A good experience on a smartphone doesn’t have to be expensive, and in many cases it can be very good. The Nexus 5, OnePlus One, and Moto G are some examples of this, they are extremely good phones at a mid-range price.   But what about low-end prices?   Well, that’s where Motorola has slotted in the Moto E, a good phone for it’s price and the ‘killer of flip phones’. Recently, a video showing the Moto E vs the SGS5 ($200 AU vs $700 AU) has proved Motorola a true speed demon. The camera, screen and almost all parts[Read More...]

by 8:48 PM on May 20, 2014 12 comments News, Phones
Motorola & Apple agree to drop their lawsuits against each other, instead agree to work on patent reform

Motorola & Apple agree to drop their lawsuits against each other, instead agree to work on patent reform

A report coming out of the US this afternoon from Reuters, is reporting that Motorola and Apple have agreed to drop their respective lawsuits against one another, effectively ending one of the highest profile lawsuits in technology so far, instead both companies looking to work together on some areas of patent reform. In a joint press statement, both companies have stated that the settlement does not include a cross license to their respective patents. Instead the press release went on to state that: “Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas of patent reform,” Neither Motorola[Read More...]

by 3:33 PM on May 17, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, News
Motorola Senior VP doesn’t think much of the current state of smartwatches

Motorola Senior VP doesn’t think much of the current state of smartwatches

Motorola’s Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations, Mark Randall, has done an interview with Trusted Reviews, and he’s made his thoughts pretty clear on the state of smartwatches; they’re crap. Obviously, Randall’s thoughts might not extend to the soon-to-be-released Moto 360, which he believes that the company has completely nailed in terms of designing a watch that actually looks like a watch, and that you’d actually want to wear. We have come out with what we think is a really beautiful ID. The feedback so far — and we’ve only done a very gentle release into the market — is[Read More...]

by 8:07 AM on May 15, 2014 5 comments News, Smartwatch
Ausdroid Podcast 112 – Motorola’s Low End

Ausdroid Podcast 112 – Motorola’s Low End

Welcome to episode 112 of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we took a look at Motorola’s new phones (announced just hours before the show), and some of LG’s recent teases of their upcoming products. Hosted by Jason Murray, with Scott Plowman and Dan Tyson. Topics: Dan’s Ausdroid tattoo Moto E – made to last, priced for everyone Moto G gets 4G, disappointingly is not called ‘Moto 4G’ Three new LG G Pads on the way LG G Watch promo video LG G3 promo video Huawei Ascend G6 Listen to this episode Download this episode MP3 Subscribe to the Ausdroid Podcast[Read More...]

by 7:20 AM on May 15, 2014 2 comments Podcast
Moto G 4G LTE with microSD slot: a closer look

Moto G 4G LTE with microSD slot: a closer look

  One of Motorola’s best selling smartphones, the Moto G, has just been upgraded to incorporate 4G LTE and and a microSD slot. Now you may be thinking, big deal! However, as a Moto G lover myself, one of the things that stopped me buying the Moto G was the lack of microSD support, particularly in a phone with only 8GB of internal storage. Android 4.4 KitKat does limit the way you can use your SD card to store apps but you can still push photos and music to it. With the exception of the 4G LTE and microSD slot, the[Read More...]

by 7:01 AM on May 15, 2014 2 comments News, Phones
Motorola announces the Moto E and Moto G (4G) for Australia, and they’re excited!

Motorola announces the Moto E and Moto G (4G) for Australia, and they’re excited!

We know that Motorola took the wraps off the much-rumoured Moto E last night, starting in India, and then making its way around the world, with launches in Germany, the UK, US, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and now around to Australia. This morning, Ausdroid attended a press briefing in Sydney to get a bit more local information for us all. Existing success Motorola have done great things for the lower end of the smartphone market in Australia. Long consigned to a fate of low cost and low value Android devices sold indiscriminately, with out-dated software, no prospect of an update, and[Read More...]

by 2:19 PM on May 14, 2014 5 comments News, Phones
Motorola brings LTE to the Moto G

Motorola brings LTE to the Moto G

Motorola has confirmed a new Moto G variant with LTE alongside its launch of the newest family addition to its smartphone line up, the Moto E. In an entry on its blog site, Motorola confirmed the LTE capabilities, stating that: We’re also offering an upgraded version of our popular Moto G, featuring 4G LTE. Same great features now on the fastest networks where available, for just $219. The original Moto G continues to be available for $179 on Motorola.com without a contract and through local carriers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Unfortunately the pricing is based on the US[Read More...]

by 7:46 PM on May 13, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Motorola Moto E announced in India – made to last, priced for all

Motorola Moto E announced in India – made to last, priced for all

Motorola is currently announcing their newest handset the Motorola Moto E in India. But, the phone has been launched in India, and while the handset isn’t much in terms of specs, it’s priced competitively, launching at 6,999INR which is approximately AUD$125. The phone will be on-sale in India from midnight tonight through Flipkart. There has been no further retailers announced at this stage, but we are contacting Motorola Australia for further information on global availability. The specs on the device include a 4.3-inch qHD (960×540) resolution display which includes Gorilla Glass 3 on the front for protection. Behind the screen[Read More...]

by 6:09 PM on May 13, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola Moto G Flip Shells now available at JB HiFi

Motorola Moto G Flip Shells now available at JB HiFi

The Motorola Moto G was announced back in November with an array of colourful cases, in different styles,  from standard ‘Shells’ to ‘Flip Shells’ and Active Grips. While we haven’t seen the Shells or Active Grips, nor the colourful selection – yet – you can now grab a Flip Shell in Black from JB Hifi. The Flip Shell will act as a ‘Smart Cover’  for your phone, sensing when the flip cover is open or closed. The Black Flip Shell will set you back $29.95 but they are currently a little scarce, with two out of the three JB Hifi[Read More...]

by 2:48 PM on May 13, 2014 0 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
Motorola Moto G appears on Amazon with universal LTE

Motorola Moto G appears on Amazon with universal LTE

The Motorola Moto G is undoubtedly a decent, if not low spec, handset, but one of the features most people probably missed was LTE; it was notably absent. While this probably contributes to the better than average battery life on the Moto G, it also contributes to slower data speeds, and consternation amongst geeks. However, it seems as if Motorola might be set to answer the wants of these people, with a Moto G appearing on Amazon with the description “Universal LTE”. You can find the listing for yourselves via the usual product listing for the Moto G on Amazon[Read More...]

by 1:44 PM on May 13, 2014 2 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Moto E confirmed by Brazilian phone retailer; specs and photos inside.

Moto E confirmed by Brazilian phone retailer; specs and photos inside.

We just finish publishing a story on how the Moto E was leaked on Motorola’s Facebook page in Mexico overnight, and the leaks just keep coming! This time, Brazilian retailer Fast Shop has published some details of the upcoming Moto E on its online store today, with images and a full list of confirmed specifications. We know the Moto E will initially come in three colours; black,turquoise and lemon, and will feature a 4.3″ display with Gorilla Glass. No resolution is specified, but HD seems unlikely in the context of the phone’s low spec aims. A 1.2GHz dual core Snapdragon[Read More...]

by 5:00 PM on May 10, 2014 3 comments News, Phones
Motorola Moto E shows up in Indian importer manifest

Motorola Moto E shows up in Indian importer manifest

Evidence is continuing to mount that the Motorola event scheduled for May 13th in London, is in fact to launch a new low-cost handset the Moto E. Indian importer/exporter Zauba have listed the handset with model # xt1022, which also lists some basic specs. As you can see the manifest confirms the Motorola Moto E name and also the 4GB of internal storage which has been rumoured : The manifest only lists the white version and confirms 4GB of internal storage, although it’s rumoured to be backed up by a microSD Card reader. Other specs rumoured for the Moto E[Read More...]

by 10:41 PM on May 6, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones