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Digital tattoo returns: “eSkin” for all NFC phones

Digital tattoo returns: “eSkin” for all NFC phones

Remember when Motorola’s Moto X had a digital tattoo you could apply that would unlock your phone? Turns out the company that made/makes said tattoo wasn’t finished there. They’ve just done a sort of silent release of their next skin-applied technology, the eSkin Tattoo. This release is essentially the same as the Moto X-specific "Digital Tattoo", but it’s made to interact with all NFC compatible phones (except your iPhone 6*, of course).

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Keep your Nexus 6, I’ll stick with Moto X

Keep your Nexus 6, I’ll stick with Moto X

There’s really no good reason why you should wait for a 6-inch smartphone. Apple’s created a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, there are more than enough Samsung Galaxy Note devices in the world. What more could you possibly want? I tell you what I want - Motorola’s expertise in creating a smartphone that delivers well and above expectations. I want a Moto X with a wooden backside.

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Nexus 6 details and a DROID for Verizon

Nexus 6 details and a DROID for Verizon

This morning we dug into the FCC documents for Motorola’s next big release. Really big, as it were - a full 6-inches of display to take on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the iPhone 6 Plus. We’ve heard rumors that Google would pick up Motorola’s next big release as a "Nexus 6", working with 6-inches of display. We’ve also heard that Verizon would be getting the device on their carrier. What we hadn’t heard so far - but what we can basically (nearly) confirm without Motorola saying so is that Verizon’s model will be the same, but with DROID branding.

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AT&T releases Moto G LTE, Motorola’s best-selling budget phone

AT&T releases Moto G LTE, Motorola’s best-selling budget phone

This week the folks at AT&T have decided it’s time to bring the Moto G with LTE connectivity to their collection of phones. But they’re not bringing the newest version of the device to market, they’re bringing last year’s model. Here’s why that’s totally OK: the original is still good. Not even just for its price. It's just a good phone. Solidly built, ready to take on your daily tasks - and it's ready to be customized too. It's more of a "why not" situation than a "why."

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DROID Turbo GFXBench sheet hint at even beefier specs

DROID Turbo GFXBench sheet hint at even beefier specs

We've already gotten a few glimpses of the supposed Verizon DROID Turbo, but now it seems that Big Red might have an even more formidable gun in its arsenal. The GFXBench benchmarking site has an entry for the said Motorola smartphone and it reveals hardware that curiously outperforms the flagship.

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Moto X wait time now at weeks, not days

Moto X wait time now at weeks, not days

The Moto X (2014) has been favorably received in early reviews, and is the follow-up to an already great handset. Adequate specs and appropriate pricing are giving some potential owners fits, though, as the Motorola website is displaying big wait times. In some instances, you’ll wait over a month for your new Moto X.

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Moto X (2014) launches at Verizon tomorrow [Update]

Moto X (2014) launches at Verizon tomorrow [Update]

Following the recent leak that hinted such an announcement was forthcoming, Verizon Wireless has announced that the latest Moto X (check out our review) and accompanying Moto Maker will be arriving at the carrier on September 26 (that's tomorrow). We've got all the details and pricing after the jump.

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Motorola “Shamu” surfaces in new image with specs

Motorola “Shamu” surfaces in new image with specs

The Motorola handset codenamed "Shamu" has reportedly surfaced in a pair of images showing a distinctly Moto X-like design. Among the rumors comes the claim that the phone will offer a 5.92-inch display and a body that trumps that measurement slightly. We've got the rest of the details after the jump.

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Nexus 9 release details tipped alongside Android L

Nexus 9 release details tipped alongside Android L

This afternoon the next release of Android software in the still-codenamed "Android L" has been teased for release close to the end of this year. Before we get to that release, however, there’s at least one more piece of hardware we’ve got to consider: The Nexus 9.

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When Motorola started to focus on YOU, not carriers

When Motorola started to focus on YOU, not carriers

Back in the year 2012, Google acquired Motorola. It wasn’t just Google’s acquisition of Motorola that changed how they approach product design and software development. It was a single meeting between Motorola’s managers presented the features and specifications of their phones to Google. It was there that everything changed.

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DROID Turbo: Verizon’s next Moto

DROID Turbo: Verizon’s next Moto

Motorola appears to be coming to Verizon with their newest DROID release in the near future with a device called DROID Turbo. This machine looks extremely similar to the last wave of DROID devices, here coming with a patterned soft plastic back, DROID branding, Verizon branding, a massive Motorola logo, and dual-LED flash alongside a large camera lens.

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Moto X, G, 360, and Hint all up for pre-order today

Moto X, G, 360, and Hint all up for pre-order today

If you’re looking for a new Android device in the face of all this Apple talk, Motorola likely has something for you. Via their website, they’ve made all their new devices available for pre-order. Be it a smartwatch, earbuds, or a new phone — Motorola has you covered.

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