Moto Z4 render leaks w/ waterdrop notch, single rear camera, Moto Mod pins

Motorola hasn’t seen a whole lot of success in the past couple of years, but the company isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Today, we’re getting our first peek at the Moto Z4 in a leaked render.

March 19

Dirty Unicorns custom ROM is shutting down ‘on a high note’ with Android Pie builds

While custom ROMs aren’t quite as popular as they were a few years ago, they still deliver a huge amount of customization and functionality to Android users that just can’t be found elsewhere. Now, an old favorite is shutting down. Dirty Unicorns has announced recently that it will shut down following Android Pie builds.

March 14

Despite selling Motorola to Lenovo in 2014, Google retained the Advanced Technologies and Projects group. Projects like Ara never came to fruition, but Tango merged into Google AR & VR, while Jacquard is a purchasable product today. One other project was Spotlight Stories, which Google is now shutting down.

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January 24, 2017

Google could win an Oscar with Animated Short Film nomination of ‘Pearl’ Spotlight Story

A hold over from Motorola, Spotlight Stories have surprisingly outlived ATAP’s Project Ara and even gained more recognition. Now, a 360 Spotlight Story called Pearl is in the running for an Oscar after being nominated in the Animated Short Film category.

March 12

Not even three years after its announcement, Google’s Allo messaging service says goodbye later today. The messaging service had a lot of promise and a ton of hype when it first was announced back at Google I/O 2016. Sadly, it just never went anywhere, so before it kicks the bucket, let’s take a look back at how it laid the groundwork for what’s next – Google Messages and RCS.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

March 13

You don’t need a flagship to get a good Android experience, not anymore. With initiatives like Android One and Android Go, Google has made mid-range and even low-range devices usable again. With so many on the market now, it’s hard to tell which ones are even worth your time. Let’s dig through and get to know the best affordable Android phones you can buy, as of March 2019.

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