Giveaway: Win a Moto Hint From Droid Life

You may have seen the Moto Hint hands-on we posted last Friday, from which we came away quite impressed with Motorola’s little in-ear Bluetooth headset. If you too were impressed, here is your chance to get one for completely free, courtesy of your favorite Android site.

The Moto Hint we are giving away comes in Brown Leather, and will sync with any Android device, but works best with the new Moto X. With the Moto X, owners can control their devices completely hands-free with voice commands. Any other Android device will work too, but features will be a tad limited. Regardless of which phone you own, it is a nice piece of hardware, so let’s get it on.

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Deal: Unlocked GSM Moto X (1st Gen) for $249 Through eBay, Galaxy S4 Active for $299

At $249.99, today’s deal on last year’s Moto X is a steal. Sure, the device may be over a year old, but take a look at what AT&T announced this morning – last year’s Moto G LTE for $199 at full retail. This original Moto X still tops the Moto G in every single category and is arguably better than a lot of 2014’s phones. It has a better display than the Moto G, better camera, better overall design, and was at one time, a flagship phone that we dubbed the best Android phone of 2013.

In today’s deal over at eBay, you can grab the GSM unlocked version (XT1053) in brand new condition, with no carrier branding, in either black or white for $249. The device supports both T-Mobile and AT&T bands of GSM and LTE, so you should have no trouble connecting it. The deal also includes free shipping.

On a related note, the Galaxy S4 Active can also be picked up for as little as $299. Another great deal.

eBay Link (Moto X) | eBay Link (Galaxy S4 Active)

Deal: Moto X (2nd Gen) Available at Amazon for $49.99 in Black, $69.99 in Leather or Bamboo

If you are looking for the best deal on the Verizon or AT&T Moto X (2nd gen) and are willing to sign a 2-year contract, Amazon is your place. The black resin version is available for either carrier at $49.99 on-contract, which is $50 less than you would pay directly. If you want Bamboo, the Verizon unit is currently $79.99, a $20 discount. If you want Leather or Bamboo on AT&T, Amazon has them listed for $69.99, which is a $50 discount.  (more…)

Deal: Nexus 7 (2013) 16GB on Sale for $129 From NewEgg

NewEgg’s eBay shop is hosting a deal today on the Nexus 7 (2013) with 16GB of storage that is one of the lowest prices you will see. At $129 for a “manufacturer refurbished” unit, you probably won’t find a better deal than this on last year’s Nexus tablet. Actually, you may not see many more of these deals with the Nexus 9 close to release – we would imagine that resellers are going to do whatever they can to blast through remaining inventory on last year’s model, if they haven’t already.

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Deal: The Ultimate Android Photography Kit, Complete With Tripod and Shutter Remote for $29

Folks who can’t seem to stop snapping shots with their smartphones may benefit quite handsomely from a new deal that is taking place in the DL Deals Store. Today, you can order the Ultimate Android Photography Kit, which comes standard with a portable flexible tripod and Bluetooth-powered remote shutter button.

While I admit the name of the deal comes off as rather ostentatious, priced at just $29, this is quite a steal for the included hardware.  (more…)

Deal: Pre-order Pocket-sized Karma Go LTE Hotspot for $99

For a limited time, folks who have been itching for a more portable data solution can pre-order the upcoming Karma Go LTE hotspot. Set to be priced at $150, but available for $99 through a pre-order promotion, Karma Go allows users to pay for the data they use, sort of like a pay-as-you-go hotspot plan.

Users pay a set price per GB of data they consume, with the hotspot itself feeding off an available LTE connection in the area. Should LTE not be available at the moment, the system falls back to a 3G CDMA connection. For a more detailed look at where connectivity is offered, please see here(more…)