New iPhones Tomorrow

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Apple unveils its newest iPhone line up tomorrow at 10:00 PT.

By many measures the iPhone 6s is the best-selling smartphone in the world. So, how could they improve on it?

Well, their phones could be even thinner and lighter. And of course higher performance.

Our sources in the heart of Shenzhen and elsewhere tell us what you can look for. In decreasing probability:

  • Apple Lightning connector / Bluetooth replacing the earbud jack for thinner design.
  • Cooler colors.
  • Increased water resistance.
  • New dual-camera system.
  • Higher-capacity storage.
  • Better optical image stabilization, including for smaller models.
  • Fingerprint reader.
  • Wireless charging.
  • 3D Touch or Force Touch home button, or even no home button at all.
  • Edge-to-edge organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen.
  • Iris scanner.

Mmmm, we’d love to see that OLED screen, whether watching a movie or using VR to pilot a drone.
Headphone jack OTOH, meh, no great loss: that technology’s been around since the beginning of landline telephones, longer even than museum pieces like folding maps and floppy disks.

Whatever Cupertino dishes up tomorrow, we’ll be there for you with accessories to make Apple’s latest phones even more fun and useful than they promise to be.

And those of you wanting to just hang on to what you’ve got, we’ve got you covered with a stylish array of MOTA mobile accessories. They’ll help keep your devices protected, juiced up, and raring to go.

 

MOTA Father’s Day Appreciation Guide

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We know just how important Father’s Day is. Fathers are a rare breed. In fact, there are some that really go the extra mile. Did you know that in the underwater world of seahorses, it’s the male that gets to carry the eggs and birth the babies? How’s that for a little fatherly love?

Census data shows there are more than 70.1 million dads in the U.S. alone. That’s a whole lot of dads. Why not make yours happy on this special day and give him the gift of cool? And for that, we got you covered.

Mota offers a wide range of recreational drones and consumer electronics perfect for the dad or dads in your life. From ways to keep him cool in the summer heat with our great-looking FanFan, to capturing life’s unforgettable moments with our tiny JETJAT Nano-C camera drone, keep your dad happily in the tech loop.

Follow the link for cool gift ideas: http://shop.mota.com/

Mini Video, Outsized Drone Strategy

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Everyone likes miniature things. Just think of anything that can come in mini sizes and realize how amazing it is. Mini ponies. Mini vacations. Mini malls. Minnie Mouse? Okay maybe the last one is a different kind of mini but you get the point.

That’s why we have this mini video showing you the latest buzz on our smart drones from CES Asia 2016. Even with a tagline like mini, this video is packed with so much information we should change the title to huge or monstrous. But, we’re not going to do that. Instead you’ll get to watch over a minute of exhilarating footage packed into a mini package.

Here’s a little peek into just how much buzz the JETJAT Nano-C is receiving.

MOTA Drones Streak through Toy Fair

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You made it through the Big Easy’s Mardi Gras, or maybe you’re gearing up for the Grammys in L.A., but if you’re in New York City this week, you’re probably wishing for temps out of the single digits.

Toy Fair could be enough to warm your heart. It’s one of the largest toy shows in the world, and we’re there with our newest just-for-fun drones!

One of them, the world’s littlest, even goes on an adventure. In an illustrated story we’re showing at our booth, JETJAT Nano™ takes off exploring. He has several airborne scrapes before his family finds him again.


It’s what Dr. Seuss might have written had The Cat in the Hat flown a drone on his own, and not too different from the rave reviews for Nano in WIRED magazine, Amazon, and elsewhere!

You can create your own Nano story: test fly the little guy right there, or take his newer brother, JETJAT Nano-C, up for a spin.

Think Nano plus a camera, making Nano-C the world’s smallest,lightest video drone.

Add a few more gumballs and you’ll get JETJAT Live-W. It’s small enough to land on your palm but smart enough to record live streams in hi def for a thrilling bird’s eye view of the show floor.

We’re also showing off our many other premium toys such as the Kendama wooden ball game of skill, fire truck engines that shoot real water, ultra-realistic construction trucks, and foam play and puzzle mats for the very young.

If you want to play with any of them, better hurry. The show opened this past Saturday and runs only through tomorrow, Tuesday. We’re in booth 4989 on the first floor of the Javits Center.

 

 

New Drones Landing at CES!

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Hope everyone had a happy turkey day and profitable Black Friday / Cyber Monday!

This holiday season we’re asking Santa to fly the world’s smallest, lightest drone, JETJAT™ Nano, to every household. “FUN FUN FUN!!!” wrote one customer over at Amazon, where it’s been flying out the doors faster than Santa’s sleigh.

 

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Free Fly Safely! Poster

Our little Nano packs outsized performance in an über-small package. It gives everyone the thrill of flight, so we also launched Fly Safely! to encourage drone etiquette. See how to tread the sky lightly; download our nifty free infographic poster!

Now for the sneak peek: With New Year’s approaching, we’re excited to be jetjatting off to North America’s premier consumer electronics show, CES Las Vegas, Jan. 6 – 10.

We’ve cooked up a smörgåsbord of über-slick drones to demo, from powerful little personal flight machines to commercial-grade workhorses capable of autonomous missions.

Here’s a sneak preview of one:

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If you’re at CES please stop by our booth 72749 in the Sands Expo. We’re right on the main aisle.

We’ll have many more fun new products in the coming year.

Meanwhile don’t forget to show off your JETJAT Nano piloting skills to your friends!

MOTA Goes Worldwide!

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Team MOTA touched back down on California soil after a week in Dallas for Fall Toy Preview. Our diorama was a hit and the MOTA JetJat Nano drone was a hot product at the show.

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MOTA has grown substantially over the past few months and will continue to do so. Among our latest milestones we are happy to announce a new partnership with D&H Distributing, one of the largest consumer electronics distributors in the nation. Read about them at https://www.mota.com/partners-retailers/

Signing D&H, Tama in Japan and Kondor in the UK and Ireland means MOTA’s gone worldwide! Our products can now deliver happiness to your doorstep. Stay tuned for even more news about our rapid growth.

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The holidays are just around the corner and Team MOTA will be hard at work to deliver holiday cheer in the coming months. We hope you’re anxiously awaiting our new family of drones, some hot new products we can’t tell you about yet, as well as a plethora of toys.

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JETJAT™ Spotted Over Dallas!

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Forget Area 51, JETJAT Nano has taken to the Texas skies!

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After many late nights perfecting our latest and greatest gadgets and toys, a lucky few of us have decamped to Dallas to show some fun products at the Fall Toy Preview, including the world’s smallest, lightest drone: MOTA JETJAT™ Nano!

The show opens today at the Dallas Market Center and runs through Thursday. It’s a who’s who of the toy business.

If you’re at the event, stop by our booth #13-3331 and test fly JETJAT Nano for yourself! It makes the fun of drone flight possible for almost everyone.

If you prefer more traditional pleasures, we have just the item for you! Kendama was a classic form of entertainment and test of skill in old Japan. And now MOTA ‘is bringing fun times back, YEAH!’ (in our best Justin Timberlake Impression; sorry).

Kendama’s catching on big time at a schoolyard or park near you. Think you‘ve got what it takes to beat our team members? Challenge us to a match at the show!
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While some of us get to have all the fun at Fall Toy Preview, others are back home beavering away on CES in January. It’s the largest consumer electronics show in North America, and we’ll have tons of cool new products for it.

Meanwhile, here’s to prosperous fall and spooky Halloween for all!
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MOTA Heads to Japan!

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We are thrilled to announce a partnership with Japan’s largest consumer electronics distributor, Tama Electronics, for our wireless Charger for GoPro and other products. Japan is one of the largest consumer electronics markets in the world, and Tama has a long history serving Japan’s many specialist electronics retailers. We look forward to selling our products in Japan, now and for a long time to come!

Stay Cool with FanFan

Nothing beats the agony of seeing summer come and go so quickly…. Unless you live in warmer regions and wake up sweating to fall’s 90+ degree weather. The sleek new MOTA FanFan cools down you and your gadgets. Runs off your laptop or phone, including Apple Lightning. If you haven’t gotten yours yet, then good luck staying—or even looking—cool!

 

Everything On the Go

On the topic of cool gear/hot weather, if you’re a GoPro user you’ll want to pack along some power with your HERO 3’s/4’s. Take them for a spin while whitewater rafting or capture the rush that comes with parachuting from a plane. Every HERO needs a sidekick and MOTA has just that with MOTA Wireless Charger for GoPro. It’s the only charger that juices up the camera in its housing without need of a wall  outlet. How cool is that? Enough to score an “Excellent” rating from CNET. They recommended it for all serious GoPro users, “well worth the investment for keeping your camera powered up wherever you are”.

 

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A big THANK YOU, too, to all the backers and support during our crowdfunding. We are all very excited about this charge and are humbled by high-scoring reviews. Stay tuned for more cool new products on the way, no matter what the weather. They’ll be here faster than a presidential candidate can say “super PAC.”

Into the Summer with Free MOTA Products!

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Summer’s finally in the air! Days are warmer and longer, and many people are lining up to take a break, even briefly, from our busy work lives for some time in the sun.

You know what that means! Time to bust out our tech gadgets and take them for a run. Whether it’s a GoPro, a selfie stick or just your smartphone, staying connected and powered up helps make the season more enjoyable.

Starting this July 4th holiday weekend, we’re partnering with America’s tech radio show Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline for a very special, first-ever, MOTA summer product giveaway!

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