The Cheap Moto G Gets a Stock Android Google Play Edition

The Motorola Moto G is a wonderful phone for the money. And the deal just got a tiny bit sweeter for people who would rather run stock Android KitKat than Motorola's very lightly skinned Android UI. It now comes in a Google Play Edition. You know, for the nerds. » 1/14/14 2:37pm 1/14/14 2:37pm

A Droid Apart: Motorola's Rick Osterloh on Google, Moto, and More

The last five years have been full of reinvention for Motorola; it's gone from being kind of a dinosaur, to launching the super-popular Droid line, to being swallowed up by Google, to making some of the best, easiest-to-use smartphones out there. It's been quite a roller-coaster. » 1/09/14 12:00pm 1/09/14 12:00pm

​Moto G Review: The Best Cheap Phone, But Still a Cheap Phone

Cheap smartphones—we mean really cheap, off-contract smartphones—are terrible. They're tormented by horrid, pixilated screens, they're slower than your grandma, and they feel like they're held together by Scotch tape. The $180 (off-contract!) Moto G is none of those things. It definitely has significant shortcomings,… » 12/09/13 1:57pm 12/09/13 1:57pm

Moto G Available For Pre-Order On Amazon, $180 Unlocked

The extremely affordable Moto G is now available for pre-order on Amazon for $180 unlocked. As Gizmodo noted, this handset has a guaranteed upgrade to Android KitKat, and the difference in price between the 8GB and 16GB versions is only $20. Ships out December 4. [Amazon] » 11/29/13 11:20pm 11/29/13 11:20pm

The Cheap, (Possibly Awesome) Moto G Is Available Way Early In the US

A few weeks ago, we got our first look at the Motorola Moto G. For $180, you get a solid piece of hardware running Android Jelly Bean with a guaranteed upgrade to KitKat. It wasn't supposed to be available in the United States until early next year, but it's already available fro pre-oder. It ships on December 2nd. » 11/26/13 9:54am 11/26/13 9:54am

Motorola Moto G: $180 (Off Contract!) of Android KitKat Goodness

For all the super-powerful flagship Android handsets out there, the OS gained popularity because it's traditionally been a cheaper alternative to the priciness of Apple's iPhone. With that in mind, here's the Motorola Moto G, a solid Android phone that'll be available off-contract for just $180. » 11/13/13 10:20am 11/13/13 10:20am