Motorola
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, Continue Reading →
Motorola
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 passwords you Continue Reading →
Motorola
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 the biggest bet that Larry Page, its Continue Reading →
Moto G
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 Continue Reading →
Would you let Motorola tattoo a smartphone microphone onto your throat? If a new patent filed by the company is any indication, that’s exactly what Motorola plans to do. The microphone would have a transceiver and a power supply, and would capture vibrations directly from your larynx to cut out background noise. The device would Continue Reading →
Motorola
Okay, where to start on this one? Simply put, Motorola has applied for a patent of a microphone with a tranceiver and power supply that is designed to be tattooed onto your throat. The idea is to capture vibrations directly from your larynx in order to cut out background noise — while eliminating something else Continue Reading →
Moto X
Motorola made it easier for iPhone owners to transfer some handset data to a new Moto X on Wednesday. A new web tool on the MotoMaker website can grab iOS contacts and calendar events from Apple’s iCloud, said Punit Soni, VP of Product Management at Motorola Mobility. In a Google+ post explaining the new feature, Continue Reading →