Tagged with: Motorola

Motorola and VivaLnk Release a Digital Tattoo to Unlock Your Smartphone

Motorola and VivaLnk Release a Digital Tattoo to Unlock Your Smartphone

Hate unlocking your Android smartphone so much that even Face Unlock or Skip feels like too much of a hassle? Motorola just came to your rescue. The company has partnered with VivaLnk to launch the previously teased Digital Tattoo, an NFC-based skin tag that unlocks your phone (currently limited to the Moto X) with a quick ...

Motorola’s Moto Stream Makes Any Speaker a Social Jukebox

Motorola’s Moto Stream Makes Any Speaker a Social Jukebox

Motorola on Tuesday unveiled some new hardware, but it’s not a smartphone or smartwatch. Called the Moto Stream, it’s a low-cost Bluetooth accessory that gives any external speaker wireless capabilities for social music streaming. The hardware gives the speaker up to 300 feet of “roam range” and supports up to five ...

The Moto 360 Smartwatch May Have an Always-On OLED Screen

The Moto 360 Smartwatch May Have an Always-On OLED Screen

On the heels of the announcement of Google's Android Wear, the company's smartwatch-centric wearables OS, Motorola announced the Moto 360, one of the first Android Wear devices. The Moto 360 is the first smartwatch that actually looks like a normal watch, with a round display and body. It looks like it's going to be built ...

Moto Maker Gets College Logos as Moto X Gets Cheaper for Students

Moto Maker Gets College Logos as Moto X Gets Cheaper for Students

Motorola on Friday announced it is offering yet another discount for the Moto X: students can now grab an off-contract device for just $339 (compared to $399 off-contract or $49 with a new two year contract). Furthermore, the Moto Maker customization tool now has a College Collection design gallery, featuring pre-configured ...

Motorola to Launch Smartwatch, New Moto X in 2014

Motorola to Launch Smartwatch, New Moto X in 2014

Motorola didn’t show off any new devices, but it did have a lot to say about its plans for the future at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. Moto Maker, which until now has been available exclusively to U.S. customers, will open shop in Western Europe and Mexico next quarter, according to Rick Osterloh, senior ...

Google Keeps Motorola’s Advanced Technology Group After Sale

Google Keeps Motorola’s Advanced Technology Group After Sale

Google has just let us in on another tidbit about the deal it has built with Lenovo over the sale of its Motorola Mobility assets: It keeps the high-tech Q division-type stuff being developed at Motorola’s Advanced Technology Group. That means the Ara modular smartphone concept, as well as sensors you swallow and ...

Lenovo Buys Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.9 Billion

Lenovo Buys Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.9 Billion

Google is selling its Motorola Mobility smartphone unit to Lenovo for about $2.91 billion, the companies announced on Wednesday. Google’s Mobility unit includes handset technology that the search giant acquired when it bought Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in 2011. That acquisition was Google’s largest by far, and ...

Moto G (Verizon) Comes to Best Buy for $99.99 Off-Contract

Moto G (Verizon) Comes to Best Buy for $99.99 Off-Contract

Best Buy is selling the Motorola Moto G for Verizon with no contract for $99.99. The retailer said it is selling the device at its U.S. stores, including Best Buy Mobile stores. "The phone is currently landing in stores and is available for sale as soon as it arrives," Best Buy spokesman Jonathan Sandler told The Times. The ...

Motorola’s ‘Moto G’ is Shipping Way Sooner (Dec. 2) Than Expected

Motorola’s ‘Moto G’ is Shipping Way Sooner (Dec. 2) Than Expected

Motorola Mobility apparently couldn't wait for its low-cost Moto G to hit the States. The Moto G went on sale in the US on Tuesday, available only in the GSM variant and unlocked on Motorola.com for $179 without a contract. The surprise launch comes well ahead of the company's previously planned target of getting the Moto G ...

Motorola’s ‘Moto G’ is a Bare-Bones Moto X for $179 Off-Contract

Motorola’s ‘Moto G’ is a Bare-Bones Moto X for $179 Off-Contract

This is what many people were expecting the iPhone 5c would be like. Motorola on Wednesday announced its new Moto G smartphone, a budget alternative to its Moto X flagship phone that offers mid-range specs for a dirt-cheap $179 off-contract price. Among other things, the device features a 4.5-inch display with a 720p ...