Lenovo: Current Moto Mods Will be Compatible for Next 3 Years of Phones, 12 New Ones Coming

Lenovo already told us to expect a whole bunch of new Moto Mods in 2017, potentially upwards of 4 new ones per quarter. Last week, though, during the company’s re-launch into Pakistan, an executive doubled-down on that promise, saying that they plan to release 12 Moto Mods throughout the year. He also discussed the longevity of a Moto Mod, something we had not yet heard from the company.  (more…)

Motorola Shares Some of the Moto Mods Ideas Its Hackathon Participants are Building

Back in November, Motorola introduced a series of hackathons that they hoped would help bring new ideas for Moto Mods to the world. The thought was that there are brilliant minds all over who might have the next great idea for a Mod, but lack the funding or visibility to get it discovered. With these hackathons, Motorola is giving people the opportunity they need to potentially take a Moto Mod idea from concept to store shelf.

Today, Motorola gave us an update on the hackathon series after a successful couple of events in San Francisco, New York, and Buenos Aires.  (more…)

DEAL: Google Daydream View is Still Just $49, Now at Best Buy Too

Just a reminder that Google’s Daydream View is still discounted to $49 at the moment, a $30 discount. The deal on Google’s VR headset is good until late in February, but we thought we’d point out the fact that Best Buy has finally joined in on the fun. Originally, only Google and Verizon had dropped the price.

While only a few devices are Daydream-ready as of today, you should expect that most in 2017 will be. Taking advantages of deals like this ahead of time is never a bad idea. Then again, others likely have their own similar headsets on the way as well.

Our Daydream View review could help with the decision.  (more…)