You Can Finally Use Moto Maker For Your Republic Wireless Moto X

While you've been able to get the Moto X—the best affordable phone—on Republic Wireless—the cheapest unlimited plan—for several months now, you've been limited to boring ol' black and white phones. No longer! Starting tomorrow (April 1) Republic Wireless will offer access to the colorrific Moto Maker, meaning you can… » 3/31/14 2:27pm 3/31/14 2:27pm

Put Your College Colors on a New Moto X (And Get a Student Discount)

If you're a college basketball nut in need of a new smartphone, Motorola's got you covered like a seven-foot defender, with a whole new line of college-themed color combinations you can plaster on a brand new Moto X. Just in time for March Madness! » 3/07/14 1:47pm 3/07/14 1:47pm

How Moto Tech and Pixar Brains Turn Phones Into Storytime

If you own a Moto X, chances are last fall you noticed a small, red hat appear in your notification tray. You either assumed your phone had been hacked and set it on fire, or you boldly clicked the mysterious chapeau and were whisked off to a 3D world that was like being inside a Pixar movie. » 3/05/14 8:49am 3/05/14 8:49am

Get A $100 Bill Credit With A New Verizon Or AT&T Phone

If you're in the market for a new Verizon or AT&T phone then we've definitely got the deal for you. Picking up a phone from Amazon today nets you a $100 bill credit, in addition to whatever discounts Amazon already has on the phones. On top of that, Amazon will waive the $35 activation fee for new customers. [Amazon] » 2/14/14 2:55pm 2/14/14 2:55pm

Can Motorola Still Be Awesome Without Google?

You can make all kinds of guesses about why Google sold Motorola. Did it only want the patents all along? Is it making nice with Samsung? But a more pressing question has been weighing on our minds: "So uh... what about the Moto X?" » 1/30/14 10:20am 1/30/14 10:20am

Motorola's Knocking $100 Off Unlocked Moto X for One Hour on Monday

Holding out for a better price on an unlocked Moto X? Keep waiting until Monday—then scramble like your hair's on fire, because Motorola's cutting off-contract prices by $100 between 3 and 4PM EST on January 27th. » 1/25/14 2:28pm 1/25/14 2:28pm

Wood-Backed Moto X Gets 3 New Finishes And a $75 Price Cut

When Motorola launched the very impressive Moto X, one of the most unique (some would say puzzling) features the company touted was the bamboo back plate. Now, Motorola has added 3 finishes—walnut, teak, and the ebony seen above—and dropped the price to $25. » 1/18/14 4:00pm 1/18/14 4:00pm

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

Now Available: Bamboo Back for Moto X

Moto X's customizability was a big selling feature when the phone rolled out. But arguably the most recognizable feature, the bamboo back plate, wasn't available at launch. It finally arrived this week, to the joy of people who want their phones to resemble a Chris Craft boat. » 12/20/13 6:40pm 12/20/13 6:40pm

This Interactive Moto X Ad Isn't Online, It's In a Magazine

After a long day in front of the computer, the ads in a paper magazine can seem a little flat. Where's the interaction? Where's the content? Moto is filling that gap with this cool full-page magazine advertisement that lets you pick your favorite Moto X color with the push of a button. Just like the internet! » 12/19/13 10:20am 12/19/13 10:20am

Plenty of Moto X price cuts lately, and here's one more: Verizon will give you a white or black X for free with a two-year contract. Just punch in the coupon code vzwdeal on checkout. Color customization still costs $50 though. [Verizon via TalkAndroid] » 11/15/13 10:09am 11/15/13 10:09am

You Can Get the Moto X on That Insanely Cheap Unlimited Plan Right Now

Finally! Less than two months after the news that Republic Wireless, a super cheap (read: unlimited plans as low as $5/month) carrier would be getting the Moto X, arguably the best Android phone you can buy right now, the day has arrived. The confluence has occurred. The... okay, look, just go get it here. » 11/14/13 5:35pm 11/14/13 5:35pm