In the surest sign that hardware hacking is the new hotness, Motorola and Farnell/Element 14 have developed an add-on board and SDK that will let you connect virtually anything to your mobile phone. Motorola is calling it the “Moto Mods”...Show More Summary
Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company, made a splash last week with the introduction of new Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones. Not only are the devices well-built, premium Android phones with seriously potent performance, they also bring with them a very innovative version of modular expansion called Moto Mods [...]
Moto's modular masterpiece and Nokia's never known novelty. Motorola's latest phones — the Moto Z and Moto Z Force have at long last arrived, but with a catch: they're Verizon "Droid"-brand exclusives for now. But give it a little while and the modular-backed smartphones will be available elsewhere. Show More Summary
We've got a lot of new phones to talk about this week. Tony Hannides joins us to talk about the new Motorola Moto Z and Motorola Moto Z Force. Did Motorola get the modular concept right?
Behold, Moto's new Zs. This was Motorola's first real outing under the Lenovo umbrella and they came out in full force with the new Moto Z and Moto Z Force with magnetically-attached Moto Mod accessories like an extended battery, loudspeakers, and projector. Show More Summary
Rene Ritchie has been covering Apple and the personal technology industry for almost a decade. Editor-in-chief of iMore, executive editor for Mobile Nations, video and podcast host, you can follow him on Snapchat or Twitter @reneritchie. / /-->/ /-->/ Moto...Show More Summary
Tony Fadell is being replaced by Marwan Fawaz, former executive vice president of Motorola Mobility.
Verizon's first Motorola Droid smartphone helped set in motion a series of events that would ultimately see Android become the most popular mobile platform on the planet. Now, nearly seven years later, Droid branded smartphones are barely a blip on the radar. Show More Summary
The tech giant is a trailblazer for Chinese firms going global by doing deals overseas and adopting Western governance. The ill-judged takeover of Motorola’s old mobile business is testing that reputation. Absent a quick turnaround, Lenovo’s credibility will take a real dent.
Well, Lenovo is throwing their hands in the air and letting it all out. Their latest financial report is mostly positive -- they made $1.6 billion in the fourth fiscal quarter and $6.6 billion in profit all year -- but the mobile business likely wasn't a large reason for it.
A pair of new handsets from Motorola continue the Moto G line's form for providing one of the world's best value mobile phones. The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus both tote a 5.5 inch, 1080p display, a 5 megapixel front camera, a Snapdragon 617 chip, and a 3,000mAh fast charging battery. Show More Summary
This week we're talking about the rumored Moto X 2016. Apparently Motorola is going to take a shot at a modular phone. We're also talking about Google's Amazon Echo competitor, OnePlus' HTC clone, and much more!
LG, HTC, Motorola Lose Share to Apple Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) today released analysis of the results of its research on mobile phone operating systems and brands for the calendar quarter that ended March 31, 2016. Show More Summary
Last month, Rick Osterloh left Motorola Mobility following a big corporate structure shakeup after the company was bought by Lenovo. We weren't sure what he was going to do, but the answer was just made clear: he's Google's new top guy for their hardware business.
Retro design, particularly '80s fare, has become popular in recent years and now Motorola is harnessing one of the era's legends to boost its once prominent mobile profile See also: Walking on the walls of the 1980s NYC subway Futura,...Show More Summary
A new blurrycam pic has appeared showing what looks like a Motorola device with USB Type-C and a front-fingerprint reader. Details and discussion within.
More major changes are being made at Motorola Mobility, the company which now exists under Lenovo after Google turned them loose not long ago. This is probably the most significant change since the company announced major layoffs at Illinois offices and injected the company with Lenovo-bred talent: Rick Osterloh -- President -- is leaving.
Lenovo has announced a reorganization that sees the Chinese vendor's mobile division split across two business groups. Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh — who has been at the helm since 2014 — is leaving the organization, with Xudong Chen and Aymar de Lencquesaing appointed as co-presidents of the Mobile Business Group. Show More Summary
Lenovo continues to break up and absorb the remnants of Motorola. The latest victim of the process is Rick Osterloh, the company veteran that ran Motorola since Dennis Woodside’s departure in February 2014.