I Miss the Moto Z Play

The timing of this might be odd, or maybe it’s because the unlocked and DROID versions of the Moto Z Play both received Nougat updates this week, but man, I miss this phone. I haven’t used a Moto Z Play since reviewing it in September, yet I’m incredibly close to buying the unlocked version and overnighting the damn thing.

I can’t recall the last time that I was this tempted to drop all phones and dive back into a mid-range phone that is already 6 months old. Actually, I don’t know that I’ve ever wanted to do such a thing. So what is it that I miss so much? There are a few really important things.  (more…)

Sprint Testing Its Gigabit LTE With Prototype Phone From Motorola

5G and Gigabit LTE, while not exactly the same thing depending on whose marketing department you ask, is coming. Maybe not tomorrow and maybe not until late 2017 or beyond, but it’s definitely coming. Recently shown off by Sprint at a small event in New Orleans, the company is currently working with a prototype Snapdragon-powered Motorola device to bring Gigabit LTE to customers.  (more…)

DEAL: Moto 360 (2nd Gen, Refurbished) Just $179.99 at eBay in Multiple Colors, Sizes

Should Android Wear 2.0 have you excited to finally dive into Google’s wearable platform, you may want to peak over at eBay today, where you can find a deal on the Moto 360 (2nd gen) for as little as $179.99. That’s a solid $120 discount.

The watches they are selling are “manufacture refurbished,” so keep that in mind. Still, a 40% discount isn’t something you’ll find often.  (more…)