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The week’s best Android rumors: Nexus 8.9, Moto 360, Amazon smartphone, and more

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Motorola’s first foray into the smartwatch space could employ wireless charging and a Sapphire glass face, says G for Games. Whereas everyone else seems to go the route of Gorilla Glass, this one would would separate itself from the pack. As far as the wireless charging is concerned, we’re still betting on something akin to the Qualcomm Toq.

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The long-rumored Amazon may finally be close at hand, according to new  [Read More…]

Missed the Moto 360 hangout? No worries, catch the replay!

Motorola yesterday held a live Hangout On Air to talk Moto 360, with design lead, Jim Wicks. Despite some technical difficulties – seems someone didn’t know how to set up a proper broadcast! – things eventually got underway and we saw and heard a few interesting tidbits.

    

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Moto 360 to feature ‘secret’ charging method

During today’s Moto 360 Hangout-on-Air, the subject of charging came up. With no visible USB connection on the 360 body, many smartwatch fans — and potential new smartwatch fans — were wondering just how we will charge the thing.

Turns out it’s a secret for now.

We can take that as some manner of kinetic charging, or wireless, or something we haven’t seen before. Whatever it is, we hope it doesn’t require a giant dock of  [Read More…]

Motorola further details the Moto 360 smartwatch

Motorola just wrapped up its initial hangout based around the Moto 360, an Android Wear-powered smartwatch. If you didn’t have a chance to check it out, you can look for the video on YouTube.

The event itself was light on hard details and really only served to provide a quick glimpse into the device and its future. With that said, we did glean a few bits of information out of the team.

Asked whether the device would pair with other  [Read More…]

Moto 360 confirmed to work with Android 4.3 and above

Motorola just got done with its Meet Moto 360 hangout and we learned a little more about what makes it tick. In particular, Motorola’s Jim Wicks, confirmed that the Moto 360 will work alongside any Android device that runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above.

    

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Motorola posts AT&T Moto X Android 4.4.2 changelog, update rolling to devices now

Changelog is sparse, with the same small fixes seen on other variants

Following what appears to be a short-lived and successful soak test, the AT&T Moto X is receiving its Android 4.4.2 update starting today. As it usually does, Motorola has posted the changelog for the update on its support pages, indicating that the update is ready to go out to everyone rather than just testers.

The changelog is a carbon copy of the small x.x.2  [Read More…]

Motorola wastes no time, debuts Moto 360 smartwatch for summer

Get ready, the Android smartwatch space is about to get crowded. As if it’s not already a busy market with bands, trackers, watches, and wearables, we now have Android Wear to look forward to this year.

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Not wasting any time (get it?), Motorola has already announced its first Android Wear-powered device, the Moto 360. Due this summer, the device will  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: Incipio DualPro Hard Case for Motorola Moto X

The DualPro is a hybrid style case that combines a flexible inner silicone layer with a rigid outer plextonium shell. Naturally the silicone core absorbs impacts and the plextonium shell features a custom blend of polycarbonate with a soft-touch finish that delivers improved drop protection.

The Incipio DualPro Hard Case is available for just $ 19.95, 33% off today only. Color options include black, pink, cyan and white.

Canada Deal of the Day: Premium Line  [Read More…]

AT&T’s Moto X Android 4.4.2 soak test starts today

A quick heads up for those of you on the soak-test plan for AT&T’s Moto X — look for your Android 4.4.2 update any time now. According to the folks behind the test, your update should start pushing this afternoon. (If not sooner.)

    

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Moto X heading to Australia in the next few weeks

Great news for Australians who are still awaiting the launch of the Moto X since it seems Motorola have decided to release it down under in the next few weeks, a full seven months after the United States, and 2 months after the UK.

Motorola state that customers will be able to purchase either the black or white model for AUD$ 549 and will be able to run it on Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone, with more networks coming online shortly  [Read More…]