Moto Credit Discontinued, No Longer Accepting New Applications

For those who may have purchased a Moto device through the Moto Credit program, or anyone thinking of purchasing a new device via this method, letters are going out to inform customers that this will no longer be an option moving forward.

In the letter, which was sent to one of our readers then forwarded to us, Comenity Capital Bank, the bank that issues the credit, states that the credit program with Motorola will cease on November 30, 2016. Furthermore, starting November 29, 2016, no purchases using existing Moto Credit can occur, permanently bringing an end to the program. (more…)

Moto Really Needs Your Help Coming Up With the Next Great Moto Mods

Last week, a report suggesting that LG was already abandoning modularity in phones caused some to worry about Motorola’s future in the niche. You asked us during our most recent Q&A if we thought Motorola would do the same and we responded by saying that it seemed more likely that they would continue on rather than give up. That’s because Motorola has a great implementation of modules with Moto Mods, but to succeed they need better Mods.

Today, Motorola announced a whole bunch of new initiatives to get creators and developers making the next great Mod. They’ll do so through funding at Indiegogo, Hackathons, and, investments by Lenovo Capital.  (more…)

DEAL: Motorola Offering $150 Off Moto Z With Promo Code

Been holding out on the Moto Z or Moto Z Force in anticipation of one of those mega-discounts from Motorola? You waited just the right amount of time. Starting this moment, you can cruise over to Motorola’s site and grab a $150-off promo code that can be used on any of three Moto Z products: Moto Z DROID, Moto Z Force DROID, and Moto Z (unlocked).

What kinds of prices are you looking at minus $150? The Moto Z DROID would drop in at $474, Moto Z Force DROID would drop to $570, and the unlocked Moto Z would be $549.99. Not bad?  (more…)