Category: Motorola

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Low-cost Moto X variant hits FCC, may offer similar specs for under $200

It’s no surprise that many potential customers were shocked at the Moto X’s flagship-like price tag. Leak after leak suggested Motorola’s shining new star would cost a Nexus-like $350 and be sold directly to consumers through Google Play. Instead, Motorola offered up its newest phone at a price similar to the Galaxy S4, HTC One

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Motorola opens Kitchener-Waterloo office, plans to ‘recruit top talent’

Google has Canadian presence with offices located in Montreal, Toronto and Waterloo. The company has also been actively purchasing various startups, namely Buffer Box and PushLife – so the people in Mountain View believe Canadians are extremely talented. Motorola – which is now a Google company – have opened a Kitchener-Waterloo office. In an email

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Camera-centric Moto X update coming to Rogers model in October

We reported a couple of days ago that Motorola has started seeding an update to the Moto X, fixing many of its incumbent camera issues in addition to improving performance with the touchless control features. We’ve heard that Rogers will soon receive the update and begin usability testing, and should launch the update some time

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Upcoming Moto X update reportedly fixes camera inconsistencies

An upcoming OTA update for the Moto X, rolling out today to T-Mobile customers in the States, reportedly fixes the most frustrating aspect of the device: its inconsistent camera quality. While the 10MP sensor is capable of shooting some remarkably good photos, it left us feeling like its too-simple-to-screw-up UI was getting in its own

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Want to root your Moto X without unlocking the bootloader? Now you can

While it’s possible for Rogers customers to officially unlock the Moto X bootloader via Motorola’s dev portal, doing so factory resets the phone and puts a pretty nasty disclaimer on boot-up. If root access is all you’re after, Justin Case, a prolific Android developer and tweaker, has released a tool for all variants of the

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Hands-on with the White Moto X

We’ve already taken a pretty extensive look at the Moto X, both at the initial launch in New York and, more recently, when it arrived in Canada via Rogers. But being a completist, and a lover of white smartphones, I thought we’d take a look at the Moto X in that oh-so-elegant shade.

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Motorola claims 100,000 Moto X’s shipped each week from Texas plant

Canadians may not be privy to the considerable customization advantages of Moto Maker, but the newly-Googlified company is claiming to be shipping 100,000 Moto X’s every week from their contracted Texas plant. According to Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside, who gave a tour to Texas governor Rick Perry alongside business mogul Mark Cuban and Google chair

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Rogers price drops the Moto X by $20 on a 2-year

This is an interesting turn of events. Less than 1-week of sales, Rogers has price dropped Motorola’s new Moto X by 20 bucks. Originally priced at $189.99 on a 2-year, Rogers is now selling this Android-powered Jelly Bean device for $169.99 – which matched big box retailers Best Buy and Future Shop. The no-term pricing

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