Spock And The Motorola StarTac

My buddy Scott is this big time photographer who shoots all sorts of famous people. So, when news of Leonard Nimoy's death broke this morning, he had a fun little anecdote to tell me about the Star Trek actor and his favorite cell phone. » 2/27/15 3:08pm 2/27/15 3:08pm

Soon, You'll Be Able to Build Your Own Moto 360 Smartwatch

People want their smartwatches to be fashion statements. And some have gone to extreme measures—including one enterprising, sandpaper-equipped individual—to make them uniquely their own. Now, Motorola is making it way easier to build your own Moto 360 smartwatch—no sandpaper required. » 2/26/15 2:15pm 2/26/15 2:15pm

Motorola's Great Little Cheapo Phone Has a New Look and LTE

Right now, smartphone rumors are at a fever pitch. HTC is a leaky ship and Samsung hearsay arrives on the regular. Motorola opted out of the whole Mobile World Congress rat race that will be happening this weekend and instead shipped its new low-end champion, the Moto E, for all us gadget bloggers to gawk at our… » 2/25/15 11:10am 2/25/15 11:10am

Your Nexus 6's Lack of Fingerprint Sensor Is Apple's Fault

The Nexus 6 is incredibly large and also amazingly good. But as your fingers slide around that monstrous screen, there's one thing that's missing: finger print recognition. And that, apparently, is Apple's fault. » 1/26/15 7:00am 1/26/15 7:00am

The Already-Cheap Moto G is Even Cheaper Today

At $180, the 2nd gen Moto G was already one of the best deals in tech. Today though, Amazon's taking an extra $30 off. » 12/09/14 9:45am 12/09/14 9:45am

Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 1:52pm 11/23/14 1:52pm

Why Is The Nexus 6 Secretly Hiding A LED Notification Light?

When it comes to smartphones, Easter eggs normally mean a hidden drawer of emoji, or maybe the ability to make the voice control sing you a song. But in the case of the Nexus 6, it means that there's a hidden LED notification light, fully functioning, but deactivated and hidden from view by Motorola. » 11/22/14 9:32am 11/22/14 9:32am

Motorola Keylink Helps Find Your Keys or Phone When Your Brain Can't

Motorola has had a busy couple of months (like really busy), but they've still got one more little piece of hardware to push out to the masses. This is the Motorola Keylink, a $25 keychain that will help you find your misplaced keys or smartphone, Android and iPhone alike. » 11/19/14 3:12pm 11/19/14 3:12pm

Has an App Ever Made You Feel Special?

Last night, I experienced a moment of pure wonder. It felt like it was meant for me. Sick in bed, still coughing and sneezing at 3AM, I absentmindedly checked my smartphone. To my astonishment, a tiny blue spark appeared on my screen. » 11/18/14 6:16pm 11/18/14 6:16pm

Stop Giving Extra Money to Your ISP with This Discounted Modem

If you're paying your ISP a monthly modem rental fee, you might as well be throwing money into a black hole. It's never too late to buy your own though, and today's deal offers a great opportunity. » 11/12/14 9:45am 11/12/14 9:45am

The Budget Moto G Is The First Phone To Get Android 5.0

The generously-sized Nexus 6 might be the headline phone for the debut of Android 5.0, but if you're the owner of Motorola's cheap-and-cheerful Moto G (and it's unlocked), you can start suckling on those sweet Lollipops right now. » 11/11/14 11:35pm 11/11/14 11:35pm

Droid Turbo Review: Verizon's Superphone Is Brute Force Awesome

What do you want in a smartphone? I think I can hazard a guess. You probably want a great screen. Who doesn't, right? Powerful processor? Definitely. How about battery life that doesn't quit? Motorola's Droid Turbo is here to fulfill your wishes. » 11/06/14 2:56pm 11/06/14 2:56pm

Motorola's Gold Moto 360 Is Real, and So Is Its Activity Tracking App

First it was real, then it wasn't. Then it appeared on Amazon for a hot second. Today, Motorola finally did us all a favor and confirmed their shiny gold white whale of a smartwatch, the gold-faced Moto 360—along with some other design updates. » 11/06/14 2:45pm 11/06/14 2:45pm

Droid Turbo Is Here, But About That Battery...

If you want a Motorola smartphone in 2014, you've got choices. Lots and lots and lots of choices. On Verizon, the new Droid Turbo looks like a sure bet, and it's available starting today. But don't rush out the door and drop (at least) $200 big ones just yet. » 10/30/14 12:15pm 10/30/14 12:15pm

We Need More Fat Phones With Killer Battery Life

Your smartphone has a terrible battery life. I can say this with confidence because it is universally true. Phones today have ludicrous screens and processors that rival the supercomputers of days gone by, but they can't last a day. We need more thick-ass phones that make it through the weekend. » 10/28/14 4:47pm 10/28/14 4:47pm

The Droid Turbo Could Be the Most Supercharged Smartphone Yet

Yesterday, Google officially announced its new Nexus devices, including the massive Nexus 6 superphone. But Motorola's 6-inch phablet wasn't the only Motorola-branded gadget to spill some details. A new leak has an entire rundown of Verizon's upcoming Droid Turbo and, if true, this thing has the best specs of any… » 10/16/14 12:13pm 10/16/14 12:13pm

How Google's Giant Nexus 6 Stacks Up to the Big-Phone Competition

Finally, the long-rumored 6 inches of pure, unfiltered Android (Lollipop!) just the way Google always intended. So how does Google's new Motorola-made flagship stack up to the other big dogs in phablet land? Let's take a look. » 10/15/14 12:41pm 10/15/14 12:41pm

Moto Hint Review: ​The First Bluetooth Headset I Wasn't Ashamed to Wear

Bluetooth earpieces have always stuck out. I mean they've literally stuck out of your ear. Perhaps they're not as much of a fashion faux pas as Google Glass, but there's definitely a stigma about them. To combat the cyborg look, some wearable manufacturers are building smartwatches, but Motorola also has a backup… » 10/13/14 2:48pm 10/13/14 2:48pm