Lenovo’s marketing arm in India has launched a new Twitter campaign via the Moto India account that is teasing a new smartphone coming to the market. The Moto India team does not help too much with clues to which device this might be. However, some recent leaks show the new Moto G and being a budget phone that would fit right in to the Indian market, odds seem to favor that device. Read more
With the Motorola name being phased out, Motorola president Rick Osterloh is happy with where the company is now that it’s been fully absorbed by Lenovo. And he’s confident, despite the fact that some wondered if Motorola would simply fade into oblivion after being purchased by Lenovo, that the products put out under the Moto name/brand will continue to be among some of the most interesting phones on the market.
As part of their rebranding efforts related to Motorola, Lenovo updated the name on the company’s Twitter account. The account is now @Moto_USA and is named “Moto US” to reflect the dropping of the Motorola brand. Read more
Lenovo announced their third quarter financial results revealing they had returned to profitability for their smartphone division consistent with a commitment made after acquiring Motorola. In addition, Lenovo also revealed what their branding strategy would be for the Moto line of devices after it was recently revealed they would be dropping Motorola branding. Read more
Two years ago, Google let go of Motorola by selling the beloved company to Lenovo. The deal didn’t become official until October 2014, and Motorola’s new parent didn’t really make any sudden dramatic moves likely because multiple devices were still in the pipeline. But in 2016, Lenovo has not been shy about changing the way Motorola operates. Motorola will be going away while the Moto brand lives on through devices also stamped with Lenovo’s name. And that big move is expected to be noticeable later this year when Lenovo pushes out those first Moto devices with their name on them.
Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang commented on the first Moto phone to be released this summer.
Lenovo recently announced that they’re planning on phasing out the Motorola brand after the company’s major acquisition two years ago, and needless to say, that stirred up plenty of emotions from people all over the web. Before things continue to escalate, Motorola has released a statement about how they’re going forward into 2016 and beyond, including the fate of the Motorola brand. Read more
Consumers who have watched the cell phone market for years, on back into the depths of history when cell phones first surfaced, will be saddened to learn that the iconic Motorola brand name will be phased out by Lenovo during 2016. Lenovo will continue to use the “Moto” mark and the stylized “M” logo on high end smartphones and other devices, but all devices will otherwise be unified under the Lenovo brand around the globe. Read more
One of the ways that Motorola has tried to entice buyers for their smartphones is by providing them with unique capabilities relative to the standard device. This is accomplished through a variety of apps that operate on top of, yet separate from, the Android operating system. One of those apps, Moto, got an update today that adjusts the phone based on your location. Read more
Many of us have a soft spot for a certain company, following it through both thick and thin. Sometimes the company you are loyal to recognizes your dedication and does something to reward you for your efforts. This is what Motorola aims to do with its newly minted Moto Maker program: to reward its die-hard fans loyalty. Read more
If you own a first-generation Moto G, it appears that Motorola is sending messages to begin readying your device to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in the ‘upcoming weeks’. If you’ve received this message, it’s important to click the ‘More Info’ tab at the bottom, as explained after the break.