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Father’s Day Flash Sale!

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Did you know Father’s Day was invented by a woman? More than 100 years ago Sonora Dodd proposed a day to honor fathers. Her idea spread throughout America but wasn’t recognized nationwide until 1966.

Ms. Dodd was partial to roses for Father’s Day. This year Americans want consumer electronics for our dads. We’ll spend about $2 billion on Father’s Day gadgets, more than on sporting goods and home improvement tools combined.

And MOTA’s just made it easier for you to get the perfect gift for your dad or anyone in your life.

Visit our shop for some incredible prices on a selection of products in our first-ever Father’s Day Flash Sale! Read More

MOTA Expands into Europe’s Largest Consumer Electronics Market

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We’ve reached a new milestone this spring. After our successful European debut at IFA Berlin last September, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re expanding into the United Kingdom and Ireland!

Through a partnership with Kondor, the UK’s leading consumer electronics distributor, our products are available at Kondor’s more than 12,600 online and brick-and-mortar retailers in the UK and Ireland.

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MOTA: Solving Tech Pet Peeves

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Pet peeves. We all  have them.  Whether it’s unnecessarily shortened words (à la prezzo for presentation), replying to all instead of just to the sender, or when someone says “literally” but they really mean “figuratively,” a few things can frustrate us to no end.

But what about pet peeves in technology?

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MOTA to Exhibit at CES Asia 2015

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We’re excited to announce we’ll be at the inaugural CES Asia in Shanghai from May 25 to May 27! We’ll be joining more than 100 top companies from 12 different countries.

The Consumer Electronics Association, the organization behind the tradeshow, is designing CES so that innovative companies from large economies can gain a stronger foothold in the Chinese marketplace, which is on pace to become the largest in the world.

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Tech Products to Keep Couples Connected: Portable Power

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February is here. Last week, the beloved (well, by some) groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. That means six more weeks of winter. Within those six weeks is Valentine’s Day: another reason for cuddling with your significant other before heading out into the cold and damp.

Couples will spend more on Valentine’s Day this year than last. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American will spend $142.31 on candy, flowers and apparel , up from $133.91 last year. The group expects total spending to reach $18.9 billion.

That’s a lot for traditional sweets and treats often devoured by night’s end. So how does one give a more lasting gift?  What’s perfect not only for your friend but for keeping you two together?

Here at MOTA the answer is clear: Portable Power – the best solution for maximizing not only your device’s battery life, but also your relationship!

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MOTA Successfully Crowdfunds Fourth Campaign

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We’re thrilled to announce our MOTA Wireless Charger for GoPro has passed its funding goals on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. It’s our second product to be successfully crowdfunded!

Wireless Charger_9The MOTA Wireless Charger for GoPro is the first portable power solution to wirelessly recharge the popular HERO3, HERO3+ and HERO4 camera batteries. GoPro users can keep the camera in its protective housing while recharging, so there’s no need to expose the camera to the elements.

The Wireless Charger is designed to not only charge your GoPro but also a spare battery and even a cell phone at the same time – with no need for external power!  So now you can do more than ever before. Go ahead – film uninterrupted, go for that prize shot and shoot at 4K. The Wireless Charger helps you stay on the go longer, anywhere you may be.

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New Year, New Office

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2014 was filled with many firsts for us here at MOTA. Whether it was introducing a new product category with our SmartRing or shipping the first battery case for iPhone 6 Plus, 2014 was an exciting year. And we started it with our move into a new office!

Our decision to relocate was driven by our growth. We had an extremely busy Q4, a very strong 2014 and an exceptional CES – where our SmartRing was highlighted in numerous best of CES features. As we continued to grow our product offerings and ship ever higher volumes of product, we realized that we needed a new place for our growing inventory.

In looking for new facilities around Silicon Valley, we bypassed Mountain View and Palo Alto, settling in San Jose for its central location to shipping. Not only are we at the center of innovation, we’re helping lead it!

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10 Amazing Things You Can Do With 3D printers.

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to create your own toy or model figurine? Whether it’s doodling in elementary school, sketching cartoons in middle school, creating realistic artwork in high school, or designing architectural building blueprints in college; every person had the same thought cross their mind at some point in their life. What if my drawings became real?

Drawing on paper with pencils and crayons are a thing of the past. Today’s technology allows us to do much more. The new MOTA 3D printer has the ability to bring all your images to life, making your art become a visual treat.  Now you can design and create your own detailed models right from the comfort of your home!

1) Can you believe this sweet fully functional camera was made by 3D printing?

Camera Credit to: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:113865 by LeoM

 

So what’s with the hype on 3D printers? Should I buy one for myself? What can I possibly make using a new 3D printer? We’ll let the awesome pictures below answer those questions for you. Read More