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Motorola Moto X Launched

MotoXA few weeks after the successful launch of Moto G, now Motorola launched Moto X Android Smartphone, the much-awaited in India. Motorola has once again chosen to partner with online retailer.

Flipkart, who will be selling the Moto X solely in India. Moto X comes with 16GB capacity and is priced at INR 23,999 ($393). The wooden back versions planned for future in teak and walnut pattern will be priced at INR 25,999 ($425) for the same 16GB capacity.

The woven white and black options are currently available in market, Flipkart would be selling the Moto X in 3 more different colours in India, with including red, royal blue and turquoise, which will be arriving later but providing an option for pre-order. Continue reading

Lenovo Acquire Motorola for $2.91 billion

lenovo-logo-540x334Chinese smartphone manufacturer Lenovo has bought Motorola, which was previously owned by Google.

Google will retain ownership of most of Motorola’s patents, with Lenovo paying with a mixture of cash and stock.

Lenovo’s CEO Yang Yuanqing said that with the acquisition of Motorola, the company expects to sell 100 million smartphones worldwide. In 2013 Lenovo shipped an estimated 45 million smartphones, a 90% increase from 2012.

Google originally bought Motorola Mobility in 2012 for $12.5 billion, and said at the time it was mainly interested in the variety of patents that the company holds. Continue reading

Google Motorola Will Launch Phonebloks Inspired Modular Smartphones

phonebloks-2-CopyGoogle owned Motorola has announced that it will launch Project Ara, which enables users to essentially build their own smartphones using the components they want included.

Modular phone design is something that has yet to really grab the imagination. The principle is certainly sound. You can add keyboards, choose the design of the case, and even opt for the most appropriate size of screen. Essentially, you can create the phone that would have built if you had the seemingly unlimited funds of somebody like Google. However, there are some inherent problems with the idea. A phone can only offer so much modular design before it becomes a laptop, and parts that click in and out run the risk of becoming damaged.

Recently, Phonebloks was announced. It looks a bit like Lego but it enables you to make calls, play games, use apps, and text, just like a smartphone does. It turns out that Dutch designer Continue reading