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    The Moto X is Back, But It’s Not the Phone You Remember

    For a while there, we thought the Moto X line was done. Once Motorola’s flagship phone known for its commitment to stock Android, the Moto X was seemingly replaced by the high-end, modular Moto Z last year. But, after a yearlong hiatus, the Moto X is indeed coming back — just without a lot of the features […]

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    Moto Z2 Force Review

    We had a lot of fun with the Moto Z last year, if for no other reason than it tried something radically different. Motorola was seemingly able to get modularity right, creating an ultra-thin phone that could be paired with a number of magnetic back cases called Moto Mods to add the likes of external […]

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    Moto Z2 Force Edition Hands On: Still Shatterproof, With New Moto Mods

    Last year, Lenovo and Motorola tried to shake things up in the smartphone world by finally popularizing what has often seemed impossible to popularize — modularity. Their Moto Z phones have connectors on the back that pair with Moto Mods — full back cover accessories that run the gamut from battery packs to external cameras to external […]

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    Amazon Gets the Nokia 6 Android Phone as an Exclusive

    Want to get your hands on that new Nokia Android phone? The Nokia phone brand, revived by newcomer HMD, is entering the Android market with the Nokia 6. It’s now finally headed to the United States courtesy of the Amazon Prime Exclusives Phone program, which offers phones for a discount in exchange for putting ads […]

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    The Alcatel A30 is a $60 Smartphone, But There’s a Catch

    Since last year, Amazon has been running their Prime Exclusive Phones program, which knocks down the price of phones by placing ads on the lock screen. The phones generally range from budget to mid-tier, and the two newest additions are no different — the Alcatel A30 and the Moto G5 Plus were already solid budget options, […]

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    The First Crazy Fast U.S. Gigabit LTE Network Launches in New Orleans

    Last week, we saw the next step forward in cellular network technology in the United States. Sprint, which might be the comeback kid of the big four in the 4G+ and 5G eras, debuted the United States’ first Gigabit LTE network in New Orleans. The demonstration used Sprint’s network and a Qualcomm modem sitting in […]

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    Lenovo Refreshes Their Moto G Midrange Phones, and Big Changes Are in Store

    Lenovo just announced its midrange smartphone plans for Motorola at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and if you’re a fan of their Moto G series, take note — Lenovo is switching things up. Like last year, there will be both G and G Plus models, but the difference is much more stark between the two this […]

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    Moto Z Play and Hassleblad True Zoom Moto Mod Review

    Like last year with the Moto X, Lenovo has pushed out a midrange Play version of their new flagship smartphone. The Moto Z Play has the same design as the great Moto Z and Moto Z Force — including compatibility with the new Moto Mods — but is cheaper due to midrange specs. That includes the camera, […]

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    The Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Mods are All Available Starting Today

    The latest (and maybe greatest) in the smartphone world is here. The Moto Z family, including the Moto Z, the Moto Z Force, and the Moto Mods accessories, are all available starting today directly from Motorola/Lenovo and Verizon. The pricing is what we thought it would be — expensive. As reported previously, the Moto Z and […]

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    Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Review

    Although the ‘4’ designation isn’t official, Motorola’s recently released Moto G and Moto G Plus represent the fourth generation of the smartphone, long held to be one of the best mid-range smartphone deals on the market. And, that’s exactly what these two (mostly similar) phones are — terrific mid-range phones that represent a significant step […]

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    Moto Z and Moto Z Force Review

    Despite the smartphone market leveling off after years of torrid growth, it seems like we’ve got more choices than ever when it comes to high-end phones. The longtime premium Android players like Samsung, HTC, and LG are still there, with lower-cost brands like Asus, ZTE, OnePlus, and Alcatel rapidly catching up in terms of quality […]

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    5 Ways Lenovo Shook Things Up at Lenovo Tech World

    We’ll admit, the tech scene had been a little bit of a bore before VR started making things interesting this year. We’ve been seeing a lot of slow and steady improvements across most device categories, and while we expect that from mature markets, it’s a lot less fun to write and read about. Fortunately, Lenovo […]

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    The Moto Z is a Flagship Phone With Some Impressive Snap-On Accessories

    When Lenovo and Motorola put out that RAZR teaser a couple weeks ago, we were wondering how they’d manage to bring back the flip phone now that the flip phone’s expiration date has passed. We were hoping for a folding smartphone using bendable OLED tech, and while Lenovo teased exactly that at their Lenovo Tech […]

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    Teaser Suggests That Motorola is Bringing Back the RAZR

    There’s a lot to unpack with this story. I mean, there’s the apparently imminent return of the RAZR, Motorola’s iconic flip phone, but there’s also the fact that we’ve just witnessed a teaser trailer (complete with a total lack of info) about a phone. What a time to be alive? The Motorola RAZR V3 was […]

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    The 4th Generation of the Moto G Includes Three Mid-Range Devices

    The budget Moto G smartphone has been a runaway success internationally, selling far more units in all than the higher-end Moto X. So, it’s no wonder that it was the center of attention during Motorola’s big announcement this week, which revealed three new devices in the line — the Moto G, the Moto G Plus, and […]

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    Moto 360 Sport Review

    The 2nd generation Moto 360 is currently one of our favorite smartwatches — so much so that even the iPhone users around here prefer it to the Apple Watch. But, the Moto 360 isn’t the only smartwatch Motorola has out on the market. The Moto 360 Sport is more than just a stock smartwatch with […]

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    Verizon Rolls Out Star Wars-Themed Droids in Time for The Force Awakens

    With The Force Awakens hitting theaters — next week?! Time flies. Verizon and Motorola are getting in on the action. How could they not? When you have a phone called the Droid, you can’t repel marketing potential of that magnitude. Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to use the Moto Maker in Verizon stores or online […]

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    Motorola Droid Maxx 2 Review

    At the same time Motorola and Verizon unveiled the Droid Turbo 2 — the high-end phone with ShatterShield technology protecting the display — they showed off the Droid Maxx 2. This time around, the Maxx is being sold as a mid-range Droid that, while lacking that new ShatterShield technology, stays faithful to what’s made the […]

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    One Month With the Moto X Style Pure Edition – Review

    The original Moto X was a pioneer in a world of smartphones that all looked the same. The latest generation continues that trend by offering a plethora of customization options that allow each person to inject their own personality into the look of their smartphone. Heck, you can customize its backside with a choice of […]

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    The Shatterproof Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Review

    We’ve put Motorola’s new Droid Turbo 2 through more stress than any phone deserves, and we’re left with an intact display and a nearly intact phone. Droid Turbo 2 is one of the only shatterproof smartphones on the market, and it’s also one of the most appealing. How’s this for assurance: Motorola is guaranteeing that […]