For who knows how long via Best Buy’s website, select models of the Moto 360 (2nd Gen) can be purchased starting at $100 off. As for which models this deal applies to, it’s the Black with Black Leather, Black Stainless Steel, and Rose Gold with Blush Leather designs.
With the $100 off, the Black Leather option drops to just $199, the Stainless Steel option to $279 ($120 off), and the Rose Gold to $229 ($100 off). All of the watches are brand new, in boxes, and definitely not refurbished. (more…)
Lenovo has big plans for IFA, the large technology conference that takes place in Berlin every year around Labor Day. According to a teaser video posted to their YouTube channel, the conference will be an opportunity for Lenovo and Motorola to show off their line-up of holiday products. (more…)
The Android Wear platform is getting a new update to build M1D63G that includes July security patches. As of right now, we aren’t sure if any new features are included, but we do know that a number of devices have started receiving the update within the past week. (more…)
For a limited time over on the Daily Steals website, you can pick up a manufacturer refurbished Moto 360 (2nd Gen) smartwatch starting at $149.99. Is that a good deal? Well, considering this Android Wear watch is still listed at $299+ on Motorola’s website and the Google Store, yes, it does appear to be a very good deal. (more…)
According to Motorola and LG’s support accounts on Twitter, the Moto 360 (1st Gen) and G Watch will not be receiving the Android Wear 2.0 update that was previewed at this year’s Google I/O. This news should not exactly surprise anyone, but if you were holding off on upgrading your smartwatch, now seems like a good time to buy a new one, as support for these two devices seems to have ended entirely. (more…)
The Moto 360 (2nd Gen) and Moto 360 Sport are receiving updates today in the form of Android Wear build MWD49B. The update isn’t large, but does introduce enhance calorie calculation and continuous heart rate measuring through Moto Body, plus security updates and stability improvements.
The update is rolling out now, so be sure to jump into Settings to check for it. (more…)
The Moto 360 Sport, an active Android Wear smartwatch that Motorola can’t seem to give away after only a few months on the market, is now so heavily discounted, it makes me nervous to recommend you pick one up. At just $161 and some change, the Moto 360 Sport in black can be yours, only you need to consider some things first. (more…)
In recent weeks, Motorola’s customer service and warranty claims departments have taken a beating from the readers of this site and elsewhere around the internet for their failures to issue timely warranty placements of the company’s flagship products. It doesn’t take long to find horror stories related to warranty claims of the Moto X Pure Edition or Moto 360 because, according to Motorola, the company’s US repair center is currently “not up to our standard of excellence.” Motorola even “deeply” apologized for the mess.
But apologies can only get you so far in this world, especially when you are dealing with angry customers who have been thrown into the customer service blender for weeks and weeks on end without resolution. According to TrustedReviews, a $5 million class-action lawsuit has now been filed against Motorola over allegations of poor customer service. (more…)