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Who wants a Razr revival?

Jan 28, 2019 - 1:49 PM

The new Razr may come as early as February

Razr V3 photo from Motorola/Amazon, Motorola patent from World Intellectual Property Organization

Motorola shows off Moto G6 and Moto E5 series phones

Apr 23, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Here's a rundown of the specs of the latest budget-friendly phones from Motorola

MOTO G6. Motorola has some new budget-friendly phones. Screen shot from YouTube.

Moto Z2 Play review: Decent mid-ranger with tremendous battery life

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:41 PM

The 25 000 peso Z2 Play is Moto s attempt to hit balance between a slim design stable performance and battery endurance

Z2 PLAY. Moto has a solid mid-ranger in their hands with this high-endurance unit. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler

Moto Z2 Play officially launched in Southeast Asia

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:29 PM

In PH the Moto Z2 Play will come out this July for around P25 000 to 30 000 No specific prices and release dates have been released

Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler

LOOK: The phones revealed at the Mobile World Congress 2017 so far

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:57 PM

Here s a list of the new phones unveiled after the first day of the world s biggest annual phone expo in Spain

XA1. Photo from Sony

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Friday

Motorola launches mid-tier 5.5-incher, the Moto M

Feb 23, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Motorola continues its re entry into local market with midrange offering set at P15 000

The top phones in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 2:33 PM

This year s smartphone market features great choices at every price point Here are our picks

IPHONE SE. Photo from Apple

DOJ to telcos: Have phone kill switches to prevent theft

Feb 16, 2015 - 8:47 PM

The justice department s cybercrime office is inspired by the dramatic drop in cellular phone thefts in California New York and London phones were installed kill switches

Photo by Leanne Jazul/

Microsoft Band, Health and Gionee GPad G5 review (TechRap)

Nov 04, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Xiaomi now third largest smartphone maker Microsoft enters fitness sphere with health app and band Gionee GPad G5 review

Nexus 6 and 9, iPhone 6 plus #bendgate (TechRap)

Oct 02, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Google s Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 in the works Apple acknowledges bug in iPhone software iPhone 6 plus bendgate

Swing Copters (TechRap)

Aug 29, 2014 - 11:59 AM

Apple Iphone 6 having supply issues? Windows 9 coming September 30 Flappy Bird creator s new game Swing Copters

LG releases new smartwatch teaser for IFA 2014

Aug 25, 2014 - 5:55 PM

LG teases a new smart watch – one with a rounded face – just before IFA 2014 opens in Berlin

TEASER. LG teases a new smartwatch ahead of IFA 2014. Screen shot from YouTube.

Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war

May 17, 2014 - 10:50 AM

Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas of patent reform

Ask your MotoX 'What's Up?' and it reads out your notifications

Mar 07, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Motorola s Touchless Control gets even better with an update that gives supported phones the ability to read out notifications with the “What’s Up” command

Lenovo signals 'global ambitions' with Motorola deal

Feb 02, 2014 - 11:46 AM

Lenovo s 2 3 billion purchase of IBM s low end server business and its 2 91 billion acquisition of Motorola from Google are evidence of the Chinese tech giant s global ambitions

CHINESE TECH BEHEMOTH. A Lenovo logo seen behind a sculpture at the company's office in Shanghai, China on 15 January, 2009. Qilai Shen/EPA

Google share surge boosted by hot earnings

Jan 31, 2014 - 8:33 AM

Google reported that profit in the closing quarter of last year climbed to 3 38 billion on rising ad revenue from around the world

ON THE UP. Google reported a 17% rise in fourth quarter earnings with profits of $3.38 billion, or $9.90 a share compared to $2.9 billion, or $8.62 per share one year ago. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Google sheds Motorola in $2.91-B deal with Lenovo

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:50 AM

While Google takes a loss on the sale Google will maintain the majority of Motorola s 17 000 patents

TO LENOVO WE GO.  The logo of Motorola Mobility is pictured on December 26, 2012 at a plant in Toulouse, south western France. Remy Gabalda/AFP

TechRap: Moto X

Aug 04, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Apple working on the retina iPad mini? Nokia Lumia 925 launches in PH Google s Motorola introduces the Moto X

Google's Motorola unveils Android smartphone

Aug 02, 2013 - 11:08 AM

Motorola introduces the Moto X smartphone

MOTO X. The Moto X is, on paper, reportedly the best Android phone on the market. Screen shot from Motorola

Google sells Motorola Mobility Home for $2.35-B

Dec 20, 2012 - 9:47 AM

Google is selling the Motorola Mobility Home unit to global communications technology company ARRIS in a cash and stock deal valued at 2 35 billion

Google backs off patent complaint against Apple

Oct 03, 2012 - 8:04 AM

Google owned Motorola Mobility withdrew a patent complaint filed with a US commission but remained quiet Tuesday October 2 as to the reason for the legal ceasefire

Google, Microsoft field smartphones to take on iPhone 5

Sep 06, 2012 - 10:09 AM

Google and Microsoft have introduced new champions in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena a week ahead of what is likely to be the hotly anticipated debut of a next generation iPhone by Apple

Nokia Lumia 820. Photo courtesy of Nokia.