Wireless carriers and handset makers are offering up a bevy of discounts and deals for "Cyber Monday" today, a day that has become devoted to online retailing following the traditional "Black Friday" retail rush after Thanksgiving.
Google's Motorola Mobile unit has inked a deal with 3D printing company 3D Systems to serve as its hardware partner for Project Ara, Motorola's plan to create modular smartphones.
As expected, Google's Motorola Mobile division announced the Moto G, a low-cost version of its Moto X smartphone aimed at emerging markets.While Motorola sees an opportunity to sell the device to prepaid carriers in the U.S. market, the Moto G is really about the rest of the world.
Google's Motorola Mobile division is expected to unveil its newest smartphone, a low-cost gadget called the Moto G, on Wednesday amid concerns that its higher-end model, the Moto X, has so far failed to ignite sales, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Sprint MVNO Republic Wireless is christening its first full year of commercial service with the launch--scheduled for sometime this week--of Google's Moto X, new rate plans and improved Wi-Fi-to-cellular handoff technology.
Google's Motorola Mobile division filed a patent for an electronic neck "tattoo" that could serve as a way to send voice signals to smartphones. Such a tattoo would have a microphone with a transceiver and power supply put on a user's neck and then could directly capture sound "emanating from a throat" and send it to a smartphone or other device.
Google's Motorola division made a splash by unveiling Project Ara, its open-source modular phone project that will work with Phonebloks, a similar effort, to craft a system that will let users around the world customize the hardware of their phones. It's an entirely laudable goal, both from an environmental perspective. I just don't think it can get off the ground and practically function.
Google's Motorola Mobile division unveiled Project Ara, an open-source program designed to bring modular smartphone design to the masses--in effect giving end users the ability to retrofit and continually customize the hardware of their smartphones.
Google executives praised the progress the company's Motorola division has made in transforming its business, but preached patience when thinking about its operations and place inside Google.
Google's Motorola Mobility will soon release a lower-cost variant to its flagship Moto X smartphone, a product that may be called the Moto DVX, according to leaked photos and several blog reports.