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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.

Wooden Moto X backs now cost just $25 for any of four finishes
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 17, 2014

Motorola has added three new wood finishes that someone can select for a Moto X. Best of all, the company has subtracted 75 percent of the costs associated with wood finishes selected through its Motomaker website.

Moto X price drops permanently to $399 off-contract
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday January 01, 2014

Motorola and its carrier partners have lowered the price of the Moto X because of special promotions that began in November. Today the price drop becomes permanent thanks to Motorola's decision to lower the price to $399. From now on, all Moto X purchases at carriers or through MotoMaker.com will cost $399 without contract. The company is also offering an optional financing program on its website that will sell the phones for $0 down with payments spread out between 6, 12, or 18 months.

Moto G vs. Moto X Review - 179 for a whole lot of phone
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday December 31, 2013

Motorola spent four years selling its phones by making the argument that power trumps everything else. Then it did a swift about face with the Moto X, a phone that said power is good but effectiveness is great. The Moto G takes that plan to the extreme.

Moto G on sale in US right now, $179 with no contract
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday November 26, 2013

Motorola originally stated that it would begin selling the Moto G in the United States by January, but the company announced today that the Moto G is already available for purchase beginning today - sort of.

Motorola chooses 3D Systems to build Project Ara modular phone
By Andrew Kameka on Friday November 22, 2013

3D Systems is the latest partner for Motorola's Project Ara, an ambitious effort to create phones capable of swapping out parts for upgrades and improvements. Can the 3D printer help make Project Ara and modular phones go from concept to full-fledged product?

T-Mobile Moto X Android 4.4 KitKat rollout now underway
By Andrew Kameka on Friday November 22, 2013

Motorola has announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is making its way to T-Mobile subscribers. Following this week's announcement that Verizon had already begun its update process, T-Mobile has also started its staged rollout to deliver a new Hangouts app, a new Gallery, a better camera app, a new phone dialer, and more. T-Mobile customers can attempt to check for an update by going to Settings > About phone > Systems update.

Android 4.4 KitKat promised for more Motorola phones released in 2012
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday November 19, 2013

Motorola excitedly announced today that it has already begun the process of updating the Moto X to Android 4.4 KitKat on Verizon Wireless, and more carrier versions of the phone can expect an update soon. Now, the company has upgraded the status of more devices released last year that will be updated.