• Don’t Miss These Android Stories: July 15, 2016

    Don’t Miss These Android Stories: July 15, 2016

    Another week in the books here at DL, but I must say, it was pretty intense.If you couldn’t tell, Pokémon GO essentially took over the world, so we found ourselves talking about it quite a bit.
  • Moto Z and Moto Z Force DROID Now Up for Pre-Order, Available July 28

    Moto Z and Moto Z Force DROID Now Up for Pre-Order, Available July 28

    I think I have seen a number of you refer to the Moto Z DROID and Moto Z Force DROID as “vaporware,” but I promise they are real and coming very soon.In fact, as of right now, we can share with you that they are up for pre-order today (July 21) and will be available in stores next week on July 28.
  • The  Show: Episode 116 - Moto Z Reviews

    The Show: Episode 116 - Moto Z Reviews

    On today’s episode of the Droid Life Show, as you probably guessed, we’ll be diving into our final thoughts on the Moto Z and Moto Z Force now that reviews have been posted.Not only that, but we’ll talk Moto Mods, pricing and availability, and hopefully answer questions you may have if watching live.
  • Moto Z and Moto Z Force: First 10 Things You Should Do

    Moto Z and Moto Z Force: First 10 Things You Should Do

    With Moto Z reviews out of the way and the July 28 release day quickly approaching, our focus on both the Z and Z Force will now turn to helping you get the most out of each, assuming you plan to buy one or the other.To kick off the next series of posts, we wanted to start off with something we’ve been doing for all flagships recently, and that’s by offering up the first 10 things you should do upon receiving the Moto Z DROID or Moto Z Force DROID.
  • Moto Z Won't Get Monthly Security Updates and You Never Should Have Expected Them

    Moto Z Won't Get Monthly Security Updates and You Never Should Have Expected Them

    Last week, shortly after embargoes lifted on Moto Z and Moto Z Force reviews, there was some confusion over whether or not these devices would see the monthly security updates that Google releases.We never expected them to arrive monthly, because Motorola has never pushed monthly security updates to any of their phones, but they sent out a somewhat vague statement to press suggesting that they will in fact release security updates, only without mention of when.
  • Moto Z and Moto Z Play GSM Unlocked Versions Arrive in October

    Moto Z and Moto Z Play GSM Unlocked Versions Arrive in October

    Back in June, we told you that the unlocked Moto Z would be a GSM only device when it arrived later in the year.Today, Motorola announced this detail, along with a pre-order date, shipping date, and pricing for both it and the new Z Play.
  • Verizon Moto Z, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are All Getting Security Patch Updates Today

    Verizon Moto Z, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are All Getting Security Patch Updates Today

    Owners of a Moto Z, Moto Z Force, Galaxy Note 5, or Galaxy S6 Edge+ on Verizon should be on the lookout for an update today.The updates are all minor, but they do include the latest security patches from Google.
  • Here is the New Boot Animation for Moto Phones

    Here is the New Boot Animation for Moto Phones

    ” We aren’t sure if that means future phones, as in, phones coming months from now or if the current crop of newish phones (like the Moto Z family) will see an update to this.In the past, while still under Google leadership, Motorola frequently update the boot animations on phones like the original Moto X.
  • Blu Life One X2

    Blu Life One X2

    The Blu Life One X2 continues a trend we've seen all year—that of the low-cost, high-quality unlocked phone.Compare Similar ProductsCompare Motorola Moto G4 %displayPrice% Blu R1 HD %displayPrice% ZTE Axon 7 %displayPrice% Huawei Honor 8 %displayPrice% Motorola Moto G4 Plus %displayPrice% Motorola Moto G4 Play %displayPrice% Blu Life One X (Unlocked) %displayPrice% Huawei Honor 5X (Unlocked) %displayPrice% Design, Features, and DisplayThe One X2 comes in a 4GB model with 64GB of storage for $199.
  • Help Motorola Develop its Next Moto Mod

    Help Motorola Develop its Next Moto Mod

    But now it wants your help determining which mod to develop next.It will give those with the most promising concepts a development kit and Moto Z in order to work on their ideas.
  • Moto Really Needs Your Help Coming Up With the Next Great Moto Mods

    Moto Really Needs Your Help Coming Up With the Next Great Moto Mods

    That’s because Motorola has a great implementation of modules with Moto Mods, but to succeed they need better Mods.Today, Motorola announced a whole bunch of new initiatives to get creators and developers making the next great Mod.
  • Moto Credit Discontinued, No Longer Accepting New Applications

    Moto Credit Discontinued, No Longer Accepting New Applications

    For those who may have purchased a Moto device through the Moto Credit program, or anyone thinking of purchasing a new device via this method, letters are going out to inform customers that this will no longer be an option moving forward.Furthermore, starting November 29, 2016, no purchases using existing Moto Credit can occur, permanently bringing an end to the program.
  • Report: All Future Lenovo Handsets Will Carry 'Moto' Branding

    Report: All Future Lenovo Handsets Will Carry 'Moto' Branding

    Detailed in a recent report out of China, Lenovo will cease the use of its own branding on all future handsets.This news follows a previous report from May, where Lenovo admitted that the purchase of Motorola has not been meeting expectations.
  • Get a Cheap Huawei, HTC, or Motorola Gadget for Black Friday

    Get a Cheap Huawei, HTC, or Motorola Gadget for Black Friday

    Motorola's deals are limited to $250 off bundles of the, Moto Z, Moto Z Force, or Moto Z Play with select "mods," which are attachments that you snap onto the back of the smartphones.99 for the Moto Z Play Droid bundle to $769.
  • Motorola CEO: Tango AR Probably Coming to Moto Z

    Motorola CEO: Tango AR Probably Coming to Moto Z

    CHICAGO—The first Google Tango phone may have appeared under the Lenovo brand, but a Tango add-on module will likely come to the Moto Z phone, Motorola's CEO Aymar de Lencquesaing said at a press event today.We're likely to to have a Tango module to basically enable the Z to have Tango functionality.
  • Moto Z is "Likely" Getting a Tango Moto Mod

    Moto Z is "Likely" Getting a Tango Moto Mod

    According to PCMag, who spoke with Motorola’s current CEO, his company is “likely” to introduce a Project Tango module to the Moto Z.That would mean the experience you’ll see on the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – world’s first Tango phone – on your Moto Z.
  • Motorola: 'Mod' Adds-Ons Could Take Our Phones to 5G

    Motorola: 'Mod' Adds-Ons Could Take Our Phones to 5G

    In a year where we saw several attempts at "modular" phones, Moto's is the only one that actually took off.Half of Moto Z owners are using mods, with 20 percent of those using the costly projector and camera mods, Touvannas said.
  • Don't Expect a New Moto 360 Anytime Soon

    Don't Expect a New Moto 360 Anytime Soon

    In the latest bit of news from Moto that should be labeled as unsurprising, it has been confirmed that no new Moto 360 smartwatch is currently being developed for the launch of next year’s Android Wear 2.After all, with a massive update coming for the Android Wear OS, why wouldn’t companies jump on that opportunity?
  • Don’t Miss These Android Stories: December 2, 2016

    Don’t Miss These Android Stories: December 2, 2016

    Wow, it’s already December.This year has absolutely flown by.