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Motorola's been on a roll these past few years, launching smartphone after smartphone that set a new benchmark for value for money. This year's Moto G is no different, with an improved camera and the kind of performance that makes you question our obsession with high-priced flagships. And thanks t...

August 17th 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The Moto G gets a little better every year. Now in its third generation, Motorola's mid-range handset is still our favorite affordable smartphone, with the most recent version notching a score of 87 out of 100 in our review (that's up from 86 last year and 85 the year before that). Aside from it...

August 14th 2015 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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Chalk up one more big Android phone maker racing to patch its devices against that nasty Stagefright video security flaw. Motorola has explained that it will not only fix the vulnerability in phones from 2013 onward (such as the original Moto X and the Droid line), but make sure that its latest ha...

August 8th 2015 at 8:53pm 0 Comments
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The third-generation Moto G has been one of Motorola's poorest-kept secrets in recent memory, and things certainly aren't getting any better this weekend. A Brazilian retailer has inadvertently posted (and promptly pulled) unboxing photos that confirm nearly everything you'd care to know about Mo...

July 26th 2015 at 2:32pm 0 Comments
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At this point, the Moto G 2015 edition is becoming one of Motorola's worst kept secrets. The latest piece of news, first reported by Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), is that the next Moto G is going to be compatible with Moto Maker for the first time -- following in the footsteps of its flagship sibling...

July 23rd 2015 at 3:12pm 0 Comments
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If there was any doubt left that Motorola will unveil a new Moto G at its July 28th event, Swiss retailer Digitec just removed it. The store has posted listings for a "3rd gen" Moto G that offers the clearest look yet at what this budget smartphone will likely deliver. Besides a fresher design, it...

July 21st 2015 at 2:34pm 0 Comments
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The Moto G is quite the attractive handset for someone looking for a capable phone that's also very budget friendly. In fact, our own Chris Velazco calls it the best budget smartphone available. Thanks to a video and a few snapshots, there's a look at the supposed third-gen model and a list of its...

June 22nd 2015 at 3:24pm 0 Comments
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The all-WiFi phone service Cablevision announced in January is now available. Unlike the usual mobile carrier, the Freewheel phone (currently a $100 second generation Moto G) only operates on WiFi -- to keep costs down it doesn't look for 3G, LTE or any other kind of signal. Of course, if you're c...

February 6th 2015 at 7:28am 0 Comments
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In large metropolitan areas that are covered with WiFi, you might start to wonder why you pay for a cellular service at all. It's this germ of an idea that has inspired Cablevision to announce Freewheel: a WiFi-based phone service that offers unlimited talk, text and data with no annual contract....

January 26th 2015 at 12:08pm 0 Comments
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The weekend is here, and you know what that means? It's time to catch up on all the best tech news from the last seven days -- we went hands-on with Windows 10, explored the world of vape modding, launched our own web series, and more. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our Flipboard magazine! %Slid...

October 4th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments