Nexus 6 Now Available From Motorola

Go! Go! Go! Motorola’s store has the Nexus 6 in stock now.

We aren’t sure how long this will last or how many Motorola has available, but they currently have both Midnight Blue and Cloud White models in stock with either 32GB or 64GB of storage.

Also of note, you can use Motorola financing to buy the device, with the $650 (32GB) variant running $54.17 per month and the $699 (64GB) variant running $58.33 per month.

Motorola is offering free shipping. (more…)

Video: Bloomberg’s Joshua Topolsky Interviews Google Design Guru Matias Duarte

FORM, an invite-only design and technology conference hosted by Google, featured a fireside-type chat between Bloomberg’s Joshua Topolsky and Vice President of Design at Google Matias Duarte.

Over glasses of mimosas, they sat and talked about such heady topics as the role of material design in Google products, the very fine balance between guiding and imposing interface languages, and the future of design itself.  (more…)

Google Hosting Inbox Invite Happy Hour, Guaranteed Invite by 5pm PT Tonight

Still waiting for an Inbox invite? If so, Google is hosting a special Inbox Invite Happy Hour, where anyone can email [email protected] between 3 and 4pm PT, then receive an invite by 5pm PT tonight.

Up until this, the only way to gain access to Inbox, Google’s new priority-based email service, was to either receive an invite from Google directly or from someone who already gained access.

While the rollout of invites has been smooth, it appears Google is just about ready to open the floodgates for all users.  (more…)

Google Will Make More Nexus 6 Devices Available Each Wednesday

Google posted a new message to their Nexus 6 listings on Google Play this afternoon, a message that might help you land their new Nexus phone, or at least be prepared to try and land one. According to all of the Play listings for the Nexus 6, Google is trying to get more devices in stock as soon as possible, but for now, will make more of the device available each Wednesday.

While not the best news, this is at least something, since most of us struck out in seconds when they went up for pre-order last week and have been wondering if and when more would arrive. Feel free to stop refreshing! (more…)

Nexus 9 LTE Stops by FCC With Support for 10 LTE Bands

An HTC-made tablet stopped by the FCC yesterday under ID NM80P82300, one we are assuming is the LTE-ready version of the Nexus 9. As you may have noticed, the LTE version of the Nexus 9 hasn’t gone up for sale yet, nor have we been given a release date. This could be the reason why. As Google learned with the Nexus Player, you can’t sell a product unless it has been given the green light from the FCC.  (more…)