Tag: Motorola

[Update: G7 Power too] Motorola releases Pie kernel code for the P30 Note and G6 Plus

Slowly but surely, Android 9 Pie is rolling out to Motorola’s lineup of phones. That also means new kernel source packages, which can be used by developers to create custom Pie-based ROMs and recoveries. Motorola has now released two new source packages for two (or possibly three) devices. The first kernel source package is for […]

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Moto Mods: How a modular hardware platform locked Motorola into a cycle of failure

We all wish our phones could do more from time to time, but you can’t just add new features without buying a new device, right? Oh, you’re forgetting about Moto Mods. You can add new hardware capabilities to your phone like a speaker, a zoom camera, or projector. It changed everything… actually, that’s wrong. Smartphones are […]

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Motorola releases Pie kernel code for the P30 Note and G6 Plus

Slowly but surely, Android 9 Pie is rolling out to Motorola’s lineup of phones. That also means new kernel source packages, which can be used by developers to create custom Pie-based ROMs and recoveries. Motorola has now released two new source packages for two (or possibly three) devices. The first kernel source package is for […]

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Prime-exclusive Moto G6 Play is $170 ($20 off) on Amazon

We’re on the cusp of learning about the best that phone OEMs have to offer us for the first part of 2019. If you’d rather avoid the steadily increasing smartphone prices, then Amazon has a solid deal for you. The Prime-exclusive Moto G6 Play is just $169.99 right now, or $179.99 for the regular unlocked […]

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6 of our favorite tech deals this week: Pixel and Moto phones, dirt-cheap 4K movies, and more

Article Contents It’s understandable for mobile tech enthusiasts to be suffering from a bit of an attention-span issue right now. After all, we’re just a little over a week away from the start of Mobile World Congress 2019, one of the biggest new-product expos of the year. With all those fresh hot devices waiting in […]

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Google adds ARCore support to the Moto G7 family, Honor V20, and more

With all of the new devices that debut, Google is constantly working on adding ARCore support to the latest and greatest. The ARCore compatibility page was last updated just three weeks ago, but several more phones have just joined the club. The Moto G7 family is the most noteworthy addition, with some Chinese phones we […]

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Moto Camera update brings live filters, leveler UI, and histogram support, teases AR Sticker roll-out

For a stock camera app, Motorola’s Camera 2 is pretty feature-rich, and in an update last December, it added even more options like a selfie portrait mode and support for watermarking. The app has been updated again, bringing live filters, a leveler UI, and some pro-mode tweaks. WHAT’S NEW Live filters for all devices Manual mode persistency, […]

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Moto Z3 Play’s Pie release notes published, hinting at forthcoming update

Back in August, Motorola published a list of eight phones that it planned to update to Android 9 Pie. Fast forward six months, and the Moto Z3 Play has finally had its Pie release notes published. We haven’t seen any reports of the update actually being pulled just yet, but it should be hitting devices […]

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This week in Android: Budget phones abound!

This week, Motorola announced a trio of budget phones which run the gamut from pretty, to beefy, to svelte. Additionally, Nokia returns to the shores of the U.S. with a new offering on Cricket Wireless. This phone won’t blow you away in terms of specs, but our reviewer really likes what this phone has to […]

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Moto G7, G7 Play, and G7 Power: Where to buy, release date, and how much

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0bnIzo-2VU When the Motorola Moto G first arrived in 2013, there were few phones like it. It was affordable, but had reasonably powerful specs, something few other budget phones could match. Now the Lenovo-owned brand is back with a refreshed G series. These four affordable phones include many of the core Motorola features we’ve come […]

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Motorola Moto G7 series hands-on: A fine family

[embedded content] Motorola today announced four new phones in a big refresh to its mid-range G series. The G has been a bedrock in Motorola’s lineup since its inception. The original Moto G became the company’s best-selling phone and led the markets of Brazil and Mexico in the year it was released. The G series […]

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Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play hands-on: Is Moto losing the thread?

What matters most to you: new moto g7 Welcome to the fastest performing, smartest, most immersive moto g family experience ever. Since moto g redefined the smartphone market in 2013, more and more consumers are interested in premium phones at affordable prices. Generation after generation, we remain focused on our main consumer commitment: offering phones […]

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Motorola Moto G7, Moto G7 Play, and Moto G7 Power specs

[embedded content] I still stand behind my claim that the Moto G6 was the best cheap Android phone you could buy in 2018 — that’s why I’m so excited to dive into the recently announced Moto G7 lineup. Motorola has just taken the wraps off its new budget-friendly G7 line, which includes the Moto G7, […]

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Motorola Moto G7 series announced: Keeping it real

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0bnIzo-2VU Motorola today announced the Moto G7 series, a refresh of its mid-range phones that are often sold by prepaid carriers. As in previous years, the series includes several variants with slightly different designs, features, and prices. The series includes the refined Moto G7, the long-lasting Moto G7 Power, the ultra-affordable Moto G7 Play, and […]

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[Update: New G6 Play release] Motorola releases Oreo kernel source code for Moto G6 Play and E5 Play

Back in April, Motorola introduced six – yes, six – smartphones simultaneously. Three belonged to the Moto G6 line, and the other three were in the Moto E5 family. The company has now published the Oreo source codes for the Moto G6 Play and E5 Play. While six phones were announced at that same time, […]

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