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Project Ara video shows how electro-permanent magnets keep everything together, offers glimpse of phone-building app
By Andrew Kameka on Friday April 04, 2014

As Project Ara is a concept relying on interchangeable modules sliding into a frame and connecting to make smartphones more easily upgradable and customizable, it's important to make sure those pieces are secure. Here's how Google does it.

Motorola says Moto 360 will support any Android 4.3 device, won't say much else about the product
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday March 19, 2014

Motorola today hosted a Google Hangout broadcast to answer selective questions about the Moto 360 smartwatch that it announced yesterday. The answers were very selective but worthwhile for a few details.

Motorola adds new colors and college logos to MotoMaker
By Andrew Kameka on Friday March 07, 2014

Motorola is going back to school in the latest update to its MotoMaker customization site. Moto X buyers can now choose from nine new back colors or three new accent colors to get more options for personalizing the device. Motorola pitches the new colors as a way to get combinations related to American universities.

Google aims to make Project Ara phone cost $50 when it's launched in 2015
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday February 27, 2014

One of the interesting tidbits in a new TIME magazine article says that Google aims to release Project Ara "a year or so from now," and the target price for the phone is only $50.

Google hosting online Project Ara Developer Conference April 15-16
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday February 26, 2014

When Motorola first introduced Project Ara, it was pitched as a concept that would take time to flesh out with help from the development community, and Google is now seeking to encourage that help by hosting an online developer conference.

Samsung Galaxy Gear on sale at Best Buy for $149.99
By Andrew Kameka on Friday February 14, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Gear temporarily costs half as much as it normally does. BestBuy.com has a 50 percent off sale for the Android-powered smart watch that lowers the price to $149.99 with free shipping included. This does not appear to be in connection with recent reports of a permanent price drop for the Gear. A price drop to make the Gear more appealing is rumored to be on the way; however, Best Buy has it listed as part of its Daily Deals, so if this interests you, make the purchase now rather than later.

HTC will take your questions now: Reddit AMA scheduled today at 1:30 PM PST
By Andrew Kameka on Friday February 14, 2014

If you have ever wanted to ask a question of the people who make HTC smartphones, today's your chance. HTC is hosting a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session at reddit.com/r/Android. However, they probably won't answer the questions that matter most to you.

Moto G survives 30 minutes underwater, but it's not waterproof
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 31, 2014

The Moto G is many things - colorful, cheap, surprisingly useful - but waterproof is not one of its characteristics. Yet it somehow survived being submerged under water for 30 minutes. How does that work?

Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo for only $2.91 billion
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday January 29, 2014

Google has just made a shocking announcement that it has agreed to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. what does this mean for the famous makers of the Moto X and DROID smartphones?

The Moto X is better "by a country mile" when it comes to connectivity, says study
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday January 22, 2014

Various subjective attributes affect how someone might rank the best Android smartphones. However, when it comes to the best phone for network connectivity, there's one clear winner - the Moto X.