Motorola

Lenovo Posts Surprise Quarterly Loss on Sliding PCs, Smartphones

Lenovo Group Ltd. posted a surprise quarterly loss after losing its grip on the global personal computer market as its smartphone unit continues to …

Markets

The inside story of how the Motorola Razr was made

No-one forecast the success of The Motorola Razr. It was a phone which should never have been born. It broke all the rules within the company and yet went on to define the company.<p>I worked at Motorola as the creative experience director. My job was understanding people and technology then marrying …

Mobile Technology

Motorola patents a self-healing phone screen

Expensive repairs could be a thing of the past, thanks to Motorola’s “shape memory polymer”<p>It’s hard not to wince when you drop your phone on the …

Technology

Motorola has come up with the idea of a self-healing smartphone screen

Motorola was granted a patent on Wednesday for a phone display that heals if it is cracked.<p>The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) …

Engineering

Motorola has patented a smartphone display that can heal itself of cracks

Smartphones are pretty expensive, but they’re also fragile. A simple drop can sometimes result in a shattered, unusable phone. Motorola has pushed forward in fixing this problem fir consumers by introducing a technology it calls ShatterShield on phones like the Moto Z2 Force, but it seems like that …

Technology

Motorola patent reveals designs for a phone screen that heals itself

Motorola wants to put an end to all those expensive smartphone screen repairs. The company recently applied for a patent on a phone screen that can heal its own cracks and damages.<p>The patent, which was filed in February and awarded last week, explains how a phone screen made out of shape memory …

Technology

Motorola is Working On a Phone Screen That Can Fix Itself

If you’re single and you have a cracked phone screen, you might be in trouble: A survey from earlier this year suggests that if your glass isn’t in …

Phones

Motorola designed a phone screen that repairs itself

Motorola doesn't just want to make phone screens that are shatter-resistant... if it has its way, what cracks that <i>do</i> show up could be fixed on the spot. It recently applied for a patent on a phone screen whose shape memory polymer heals damage when you subject it to rapid changes in heat. The phone …

Phones

Motorola patented a display that can heal its own cracked screen with heat

Motorola is thinking about a day where phones can heal their own cracks. A patent published today explains how a phone could identify cracks on its touchscreen and then apply heat to the area in an effort to slightly repair the damage. The process relies on something called "shape memory polymer," …

Gear & Gadgets

Taking a tour of Motorola’s headquarters

Motorola has gone through a lot of changes over the last few years. The company was acquired by Google back in 2011, then sold to Lenovo just three years later. Where Moto phones used to allow you to choose colors and materials, these days you customize your phone with different Mods.<p>Ownership and …

Moto E4 Plus review: An economical smartphone for those who only care about battery life Review | ZDNet

The Moto E4 Plus is one of the many smartphones aimed at dominating the low end of the smartphone market. Currently priced at $179 for an unlocked …

Gear & Gadgets

Boston AI startup builds mobile brains

A Boston company called Neurala is teaching body cameras worn by police officers to detect suspicious people or locate missing children faster than …

Artificial Intelligence

Moto Z2 Force, a second opinion: Just not enough

Motorola had one shot at the high-end market in 2017.<p>By all accounts, Motorola hasn't exactly taken the high-end smartphone market by storm with its …

Phones

Top 5 smartphone features that are trending down or no longer exist

As smartphones evolve so do the features that come with them. Some of them stick around for a very long time, some trend down due lack in popularity or usefulness, and some simply fade away into obscurity and become obsolete. The point is, we’ve seen a lot of smartphone features come and go over …

Phones

Lenovo swings to surprise first-quarter loss as sales of PCs, smartphones struggle

Lenovo Group, the world’s second-largest supplier of personal computers, swung to a surprise first-quarter loss amid supply constraints and weak …

News (China)

Moto X4 leaks again with a glass body and mid-range specifications

Motorola is done releasing its revamped mainstream models of the past year and is now getting ready to bring back the popular Moto X series. We have …

Technology (India)

Oh, how Motorola's once mighty Moto X has fallen

Motorola's Moto X used to be one of the most desirable Android phones, right up there with the Samsung Galaxy, but it hasn't been worth coveting for years. And it may never be again.<p>Newly leaked photos and details have revealed the next Moto X (Motorola skipped an annual refresh last year) will not …

Technology

Comment: Motorola might just win me back with the Moto X4

Earlier today, a report broke that essentially confirms every last detail of Motorola’s Moto X4. This is a phone that I’ve been highly critical of since its initial leaks and renders started to get shared around, but following this more detailed breakdown, I have to admit that I actually like what …

Mobile Technology

This is the Moto X4

Motorola has been releasing a bunch of phones this year but the device many have arguably been waiting for, is a new addition to the Moto X range. Seemingly dropped in favor of the Moto Z range, the Moto X hasn’t had a new addition since 2015 but we can now confirm that Motorola is working on a new …

Technology

Motorola's Moto Mod gamepad is $80 (and a Verizon exclusive)

The ever-increasing power of smartphones has led directly to the rise of "hardcore" mobile gaming. While some games are made specifically with touch …

Android Phones

Moto E4 Plus Review

The Moto E4 Plus is the best sub-$200 phone on the market.<p>The Moto E4 Plus is the best sub-$200 phone on the market.<p>The Moto E4 Plus is the best …

Gear & Gadgets

Mayor of London promises public 4G on the Tube by 2019

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has vowed to bring proper mobile connectivity to the London Underground, including platforms and tunnels, by 2019. It's a promise that we've heard many times before, but this time it might actually happen because it's tied to a crucial network upgrade for the emergency …

London Underground

Motorola’s Gamepad Moto Mod costs $80, available for pre-order now at Verizon

Launching alongside the Moto Z2 Force is Motorola’s new Gamepad Moto Mod. Unveiled back at MWC, this Mod attaches to your phone and enables a set of physical gaming controls. Unlike a Bluetooth controller, this method ditches all of the lag, and also gives the phone a few extra hours of power …

Gear & Gadgets

Leaked Moto X4 images reveal a sleek black color and dual rear cameras

Motorola’s Z line of smartphones has been getting plenty of love from the Lenovo subsidiary, but the X-line has not seen a new addition since 2015. That looks to change with the upcoming Moto X4, and images obtained by Brazilian site <i>Tudocelular</i> seems to have confirmed what the phone will look …

Tablets

Moto X4 thoroughly leaked in new images, August 24th Brazil event likely

Rumors for the Moto X4 have picked up in recent months with the latest offering the first non-render images of the device. These photos from Brazilian telecommunication agency Anatel thoroughly showcase all angles of the phone, while Motorola has announced a possible August 24th event for the …

Tablets

The Moto Z2 Force launches today on all major US carriers

Motorola's latest Mod-ready phone is on sale today. Head over to the Motorola website or your favorite carrier store, and you'll be able to pick up …

Mobile Technology

My First Phone: The Teardown

When I was 14, I begged my mom to get me the Sony Ericsson T616 phone. I didn’t actually have a good reason for wanting that specific phone; I just …

Sony Ericsson

Motorola releases fully wireless Stream earphones in UK

Motorola’s latest accessory is a set of fully wireless earphones called the Stream. They’re actually made by Binatone but Motorola has licensed its …

Gear & Gadgets

Moto E4 Plus Review : The Never-ending Battery - SlashGear

The Moto E4 Plus Review we’ve got on deck today rolls through the basics of its hardware and software and offers judgement on its overall value. …

Phones

Motorola Stream wireless earphones now available in the UK

Motorola has launched its Stream wireless earphones in the UK. The in-ear headphones are currently on exclusive sale at Argos, with other retailers …

Gear & Gadgets