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Moto G gets Android 5.1. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Moto G gets Android 5.1. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

If you’re a custom ROM flasher who never waits for official updates from manufacturers, you’ll be delighted to know that there’s now an unofficial CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM that brings Android 5.1 Lollipop to the 2014 Motorola Moto G.

The Moto X gets more than fixes in Android 5.1. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The Moto X gets more than fixes in Android 5.1. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Motorola has already begun testing Google’s latest Android 5.1 Lollipop software for the second-generation Moto X, and the release includes a brand new gesture that allows users to “chop twice for flashlight.”

The Moto X now comes with a free Moto E. Photo: Motorola

The Moto X now comes with a free Moto E. Photo: Motorola

Motorola is offering up another awesome deal on the Moto X by throwing in a second-generation Moto E, worth $119.99, at no extra cost if you buy before Tuesday, March 24. But there are some caveats.

The One M9 gets hot, hot, hot. Photo: Tweakers.net

The One M9 gets hot, hot, hot. Photo: Tweakers.net

Samsung snubbed Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 chipset in favor of its own Exynos 7 — reportedly due to overheating issues. And while rivals have spoken out to back the chip, it seems the South Korean company may have been onto something.

Thermal imaging tests indicate the device reaches temperatures of 130° Fahrenheit (55.4° Celsius) under heavy loads.

The new Moto G now boasts faster data speeds. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The new Moto G now boasts faster data speeds. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Motorola’s latest Moto G is now available with 4G LTE connectivity, giving smartphone shoppers faster data speeds at a more affordable price. The device is available today in the U.K., and coming soon to the U.S.

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