Moto E

Moto FM Radio app now sporting Material Design, UI improvements

Who here still listens to terrestrial FM radio? No one? Well, some smartphones still do have FM radio features built into them, like Motorola’s Moto G or Moto E series. And because of that, Motorola still maintains the Moto FM radio app for these devices. In fact, they’ve now given a make-over to the app in the latest update, which includes Material Design, the ability to record from the tuner, and some UI improvements as well.

More Moto phones now ready to receive Android 5.1 Lollipop

Motorola's very own Senior Director for Software Product Management, David Schuster, shared on his Google+ page some news about the much awaited Android 5.1 Lollipop upgrade on their smartphones. Just the other day, the Moto X 2nd-gen Pure Edition was prepped for the said version and now these phones have quickly followed: 2nd-gen Moto E with 4G LTE, 1st-gen Moto G with 4G LTE, 2nd-gen Moto X, and the Verizon DROID Turbo.

Motorola gives you free Moto E if you buy Moto X Pure Edition

If you're looking to give a lower-end smartphone to a child or a back-up phone for yourself (we won't ask why, don't worry) and get yourself a spanking new device, you might want to pay attention to a new promotion from Motorola. If you buy an off-contract Moto X Pure Edition, you'll get a free 2nd gen edition of the Moto E (the 3G version). That's a pretty good deal if you actually need a new smartphone and the Moto X looks pretty good to you.

Verizon Wireless rolls out 4G Moto E, Sapphire Blue Moto G

Verizon Wireless has got some special offer for us, just in time for spring. Winter is over for most of peopl so why not get a new phone? Errr, there's really is no reason but the mobile carrier is celebrating the arrival of spring with this new deal: DROID Turbo in Blue Ballistic Nylon. No, blue isn't the color of the season but it looks really kick ass. Verizon and Motorola have been good partners the past year, what with the Verizon version of the DROID Turbo being leaked, rumoredd, leaked, spied in the flesh, and eventually being announced last October 30.

Cricket Wireless to offer 2nd gen Moto E from Motorola

Even before the Mobile World Congress, Motorola announced that the second generation Moto E is available worldwide. It's only a matter of waiting for when exactly the smartphone will arrive in a particular region or be offered by a network. So far, we already know it might be offered by Verizon and Android 5.0 Lollipop is ready for the unit out of the box. Just recently, Cricket Wireless has added the new Moto E to its smartphone lineup with a very affordable price.

New phones get CM12 nightlies: the 2014 Moto X, Moto E, Oppo N3

Even as the corporate side of Cyanogen pushes to be profit-making and be picked up by some OEMs as the Android OS of choice for their devices, the ROM-making “CM Team” continues to put out CM12 – their Android Lollipop-flavored AOSP-based version of the CyanogenMod after-market Android software – for more and more devices out there. Today, we announce 3 more to get nightly builds – the new Moto X (2014), the Moto E, and the Oppo N3.

What’s in the box?! It’s a Moto E!

Though we were expecting a Moto 360, what we got is potentially much better. Today, sitting on the porch waiting for me when I woke, was a box form Motorola. We all knew it was coming, but what was inside remained a bit of a mystery. A refresh to their smartwatch offering was what had our fingers crossed, but news over the past few days that a Moto E with LTE was possibly coming tossed a wrench into our desires. A new Moto E was exactly what we got, too.

Nexus 6 now on Amazon, Moto E soon with Verizon (maybe)

Motorola has been on a smartphone roll of late, being the OEM of choice for Google's Nexus 6, and receiving good reviews for their newer handsets, including the mid-range Moto E. The main problem has been availability though, as they usually run out of stock and people have to search far and wide (well, on their computers at least) if they want to get a unit, specifically for the Nexus 6. But now Motorola is widening their reach, with both confirmed and rumored news.

Motorola outs Android 5.0 Lollipop for Moto Maxx and Moto E

More Android 5.0 Lollipop updates coming our way. The Moto E and Moto Maxx recently received the sweet Android update from Motorola. After a successful rollout of of Lollipop for the Moto Maxx in Brazil where it is exclusively available and Moto E in Brazil and India where the pair is very popular, the software is now ready for all device owners. It seems that the Lenovo-owned company is concentrating on the two countries aside from China.
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