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Best of Mobile World Conference 2017

Samsung Gear VR 2017Mobile World Conference 2017 (MWC) was full of awesome new releases and teasers for the latest in mobile tech. Now it is time to look back and try to pick out the best. With so much cool consumer tech coming out, it will be hard to choose.

Samsung Gear VR

Samsung has jumped in bed with Oculus to offer their first ever VR headset, complete with a controller. This is a serious move in the virtual reality world, putting one of the biggest names in mobile innovation directly into the realm of gaming.

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Modular Moto Mods: Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force

Motorola Moto ZMotorola is trying their hand at a modular smartphone with the Moto Z range. Two modular smartphones have been announced, the Moto Z and Moto Z Force. This range doesn’t appear as exciting at Google’s Ara device. It does show that Motorola wants to keep up with smartphone technology.

Moto Z

The Moto Z has a 5.5 inch, quad HD AMOLED display. The processor is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with 4GB RAM. There is a 13-megapixel camera with f/.8 lens and optical image stabilisation. Storage is either 32GB or 64GB with SD card expansion.

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Motorola Announces Moto X Style, Moto X Play and a new Moto G

Motorola Moto X StyleMotorola have announced three new models to its smartphone range, the Moto X Style, Moto X Play and Moto G. These are third generation phones that continue the style of Motorola’s range with changes in battery life and camera.

The camera and battery life appear to be where the battle for the customer is fought now, as smartphones with lower specs are just as usable and capable as the flagship models. Having a choice is important for the consumer, as not everyone needs the best specs within the device. The battery life of smartphones has been a frustration for many people and social media is helping to fuel a rise in people taking photos and sharing them.

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Verizon and Motorola show off the Droid Turbo

Verizon Motorola Droid TurboWe are finally seeking the Droid Ultra replacement that has been the source of leaks for months, the Droid Turbo. It is the latest collaboration between Verizon and Motorola, and the latest in the wider Droid line.

The Turbo has been a cause for speculation for quite some time. Being one of the more popular Verizon based lines out there, fans were interested to see what was next after the success of the Ultra. After leaks confirmed a real boost in specs and capabilities, rumors started flying.

As it turns out, the excitement was pretty well placed.

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Google officially announced Nexus 6 phone, Nexus 9 tablet, with preorders starting in October

Google Motorola Nexus 6Google has announced the latest in their Android line with the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet. Both will be launched in November, with preorders beginning in late October (for the Nexus 6), and October 17 (for the Nexus 9).

The two devices are collaborations between three companies, Google, Motorola (Nexus 6), and HTC (Nexus 9). Both are an attempt to provide “more screen” as their major incentive, as media viewing capabilities become all the more important to consumers.

You can bet that a big drive for this sudden release is the iPhone 6 Plus, and the promise of a new iPad Air 2 that has only just been leaked. The need to take a slice out of the market, especially right now before the iPad’s actual sale, is important. But will the move pay off?

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Solid details on Motorola’s new Nexus 6 leaked on the Internet

Motorola Nexus 6 LeakFor months we have been hearing little spoilers here and there for the latest in the Nexus line. But now we have a real look at the latest Nexus 6, the Android and Motorola collaboration.

More like a phablet thanks to its rather large 5.9″ screen, it looks like it will be an impressive addition to the Nexus family. Especially for those who are put off by the latest controversy at Apple, with the iPhone 6 and 6+ bending in people’s pockets.

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Meet the new Motorola Moto X Smartphone and Moto 360 SmartWatch

Motorola Moto X 2014In a week, where IFA 2014 was the main topic, Motorola went further and decided to surprise everybody with the release of the new Moto X Smartphone, Moto 360 SmartWatch and a very cool wireless earbud called Moto Hint.

First stop, Moto X (2014). Motorola decided to continue with the same Moto X name and also the same feel and look, but with a bigger size and some cool improvements. If last year the Moto X version was cool and introduced the concept of design your own smartphone, now they even added leather or metal design variants. In terms of features the new Moto X smartphone comes with a higher resolution screen, a 4K capable camera and faster processor, but that’s not all.

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