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Android 8.0 on Moto X4: Moto Launcher gets Dark Theme Option

Here are the Full Moto X4 and Z2 Force Oreo Update Release Notes
Motorola's Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Force are two of their best phones of 2017. Recently Motorola started pushing Android 8.0 Oreo update to both of them. The update has already started rolling out in India, Brazil, US, and other countries. The update is a big one, though, and there are tons of new features.

Because this is Oreo and also Motorola's lightly touched version of Android, it appears that we’re getting the full Android 8.0 experience here. From Picture-in-Picture Mode, to Notificiation Dots from Google Pixel, there is a lot to take in. Additionally, Motorola has added several new features and enhacement from their side.

Recently a Moto X4 user on Reddit (u/wkrick) found that the new Moto Launcher now has a "Dark Theme" option which can be enabled from the Launcher settings. The Dark Theme mode on Moto Launcher basically turns the white background to dark.

As you can see in the below Image, after enabling the Dark Theme, folder background and app drawer turns dark. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

This might be Motorola’s new Moto E5 Play

Evan Blass just published what could be the first image of the Moto E5 Play. Motorola's Moto E line has been one of its most successful lines of low-end phones ever, so it makes sense that Lenovo and Motorola would want to follow-up last year's Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus with a Moto E5.

As per reports, the Moto E5 Play will be available via Verizon Wireless. Pre-paid carrier Cricket Wireless will also offer the same handset under the Moto E5 Cruise name. Assuming that the leaked render is the final design, the Moto E5 Play looks like Moto C from the rear and Moto E4 Plus from the front.


The fingerprint sensor is most likely moved to the rear with batwing logo thanks to brand new Motorola branding.
This might be Motorola’s next Moto E5 Play
The recent leaks says that the Moto E5 would feature a Snapdragon 430 CPU. There's no information regarding the Price, or Specifications of the Moto E5 Play. We got the Moto E4 and E4 Plus last year around July, but Motorola probably needs to release something to get sales back on track. Thoughts?

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January 2018 Security Update is now live for the Moto G4 Plus

Moto G4 Plus has picked up a new software update that introduces the January 2018 security patch.

If you own a Moto G4 Plus in the Brazil or India you should have received the over-the-air update notification for January 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version (NPIS26.48-36-2), though there is a mention of "KRACK" Fix. It’s a WiFi vulnerability that breaks WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

Related: Motorola Moto Phones Android 8.0 Oreo Update Info

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


Moto G5 Plus Picks Up January 2018 Security Patch

Moto G5 Plus has picked up a new software update that introduces the January 2018 security patch.

If you own a Moto G5 Plus in Brazil you should have received the over-the-air update notification for January 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version (NPSS25.137-93-4), though there is a mention of "KRACK" Fix. It’s a WiFi vulnerability that breaks WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse.


Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.
Moto G5 Plus Picks Up January 2018 Security Patch



Winter Sports and Blocks AR Stickers Now Available for Download

New Augmented Reality (AR) Stickers themed around winter sports and blocks are here for your Google Pixel and Pixel 2.

AR Stickers are exclusive to Pixel Smartphones. It lets you add virtual characters and playful emojis directly into your photos and videos to bring your favorite stories to life. With the winter sports themed Stickers, you can dress up videos and photos with freestyle skiers, twirling ice skaters, hockey players, and more.

The new Blocks AR Stickers lets you add microphone, balloon, flashy, energetic characters and other objects created with Blocks.

You'll need to Install both the Winter Sports and Blocks in order to get the new AR Stickers. Also there's a new update available for the AR Stickers App. Get them here:

Winter Sports
Blocks
AR Stickers

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