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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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Moto Maker, Motorola's hardware customization hub, is now open to the Moto 360 smartwatch -- meaning your wrist can now look as fancy as your phone and the rest of your wardrobe. Moto Maker offers three case finishes for the Moto 360 in dark metal, light metal or champagne gold, and nine bands in...

March 10th 2015 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. How Madden Ratings are Made by Neil Paine FiveThirtyEight If you've ever...

February 28th 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Motorola's philosophy is that if you can't customize it, it probably isn't worth buying, which is why Moto Maker will soon let you tailor the Moto 360 to your individual taste. In an interview with Wired, the company's Dickon Isaacs said that the option to pick a case color, band material and size...

February 26th 2015 at 11:34am 0 Comments
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Motorola trotted out a bloatware-free version of the Moto X (2014) back in September, and now, it's getting a memory boost. The company quietly added the 64GB Pure Edition handset to its Moto Maker site where you're free to fine-tune a design before committing funds. While that tally doubles the m...

December 31st 2014 at 9:12pm 0 Comments
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Football season is in full swing, but let's be honest: a few months worth in the fall and winter isn't enough to last the rest of the year. To help combat the lack of pigskin next summer, Verizon has a new option for the Moto X: football leather. That's right folks, you can skip the colorful, wood...

November 7th 2014 at 4:20pm 0 Comments
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Want a good, clear look at one of the devices Motorola is expected to unveil at its September 4th event? You've got it. As a parting shot, retiring leaker Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) has posted press images for Motorola's next big flagship smartphone, frequently known as the X+1. It largely confirms...

August 21st 2014 at 6:44pm 0 Comments
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Today's revelation that Motorola is shutting down its sole American plant is an indication that its latest flagship didn't do as well as expected in the US and the costs of operating the Texas factory were simply too high to continue operations. Since the facility focused heavily on shipping Moto...

May 30th 2014 at 5:34pm 0 Comments
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Motorola became part of a growing trend when it opened a plant in Texas to build its flagship Moto X, but just a year on, its now decided to shut down its US manufacturing operations. According to The Wall Street Journal, employee numbers have plummeted from nearly 4,000 when it was in full swing...

May 30th 2014 at 12:40pm 0 Comments