Motorola's Project Ara: the modular phone you can build yourself

Noel Randewich Motorola wants to let consumers design their own smartphones.


Motorola unveils Moto G budget smartphone

Anick Jesdanun Motorola says it wants to equip the world with the latest smartphone technology at less than a third the price.


Motorola wants to tattoo a smartphone receiver on your neck


James W Manning Motorola has applied for a patent for an "electronic tattoo" on people's necks that doubles as a mobile microphone, lie detector and digital display.

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Motorola Moto X: Hands-on review


Pete Pachal The Moto X has up to 2000 customisations - including one made out of wood.

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Motorola Moto X photos

Motorola Moto X smartphones, using Google's Android software, are shown, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at a press preview in New York. The back of the phone is available in 18 colors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Motorola has unveiled the Moto X, an ultra-customisable smartphone that has up top 2000 combinations available.

Hands on: Motorola Razr M

Razr M.

Ben Grubb If you're after a durable smartphone then Motorola's Razr M is designed for you.

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Nokia, Motorola take fight to Apple before 'iPhone 5' launch

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Ben Grubb Nokia and Motorola have taken the wraps off five new smartphones in New York overnight ahead of next week's launch of Apple's highly-anticipated 'iPhone 5'.

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Motorola launches Intel-powered smartphone

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Kate Holton and Noel Randewich Google's Motorola Mobility has unveiled its first smartphone handset to be powered by an Intel processor, featuring a wide screen and longer-life battery to better compete against Apple's iPhone and...

Hands on: Motorola Xoom II

Motorola Xoom II.

Adam Turner Motorola's second Xoom tablet sheds weight and offers a few surprises.

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Google's Project Ara wants to make $50 customisable smartphones by 2015

Salvador Rodriguez Google is aiming to sell $50 customisable modular phones by early next year.


Google launches Nexus 5 smartphone, Android 4.4 KitKat

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Glenn Chapman Google has unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone running the latest version of its Android operating system, 4.4 KitKat.


Google Nexus 5, Android KitKat are small steps

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Rich Jaroslovsky Keeping Google's phone offerings straight can be a chore.


Smartphones try fashion makeovers to stand out from pack

Motorola Moto X smartphones, using Google's Android software, are shown, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at a press preview in New York. The back of the phone is available in 18 colors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Alexei Oreskovic, Poornima Gupta and Terry Wade Bright colours, funky textures and personalisation are coming to a smartphone near you as mobile phone makers turn to fashion to buoy sales in a crowded market.

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Apple iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner fires biometrics into mainstream

A journalist tests the the new iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint recognition feature at Apple Inc's announcement event in Beijing, in this September 11, 2013, file photo. By adding a fingerprint scanner to its newest mobile phone, Apple Inc is offering a tantalizing glimpse of a future where your favorite gadget might become a biometric pass to the workplace, mobile commerce or real-world shopping and events. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: MEDIA BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)

Jeremy Wagstaff and Malathi Nayak Apple offers a glimpse of a future where your favourite gadget is a biometric pass to the workplace, commerce, shopping and events.


New iPhones less durable than iPhone 5

The new lower-cost iPhone 5C will debut in a set of lively colors.

Anne d'Innocenzio As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.

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Android handsets caught cheating on benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy S4 at Sydney launch event.

Adam Turner Following in the footsteps of graphics cards, Android handset makers have been caught tweaking their devices to boost benchmark results.

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Review: iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

The iPhone 5S, left, and iPhone 5c

David Pogue We can draw three lessons from the arrival of Apple's two new iPhone models, the 5c and 5s.


HTC One max review: so big it's almost a tablet


Pete Pachal The HTC One max's enormous screen, fingerprint scanner and new software improves on the experience of the HTC One.


Phonebloks: the truly customisable smartphone


Salvador Rodriguez Meet the Lego-like smartphone that allows users to pick and choose the components that matter most.


Apple's new iPhone may have fingerprint scanner

A person looks at an iPhone 5 during the opening of a new Apple store on November 15, 2012 in Saint-Herblain, western France.    AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD

James W Manning A fingerprint scanner could be the key ingredient in Apple's upcoming iPhone.

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