A Look at the Leather on the Moto X Pure Edition After 1 Month

Almost a year ago, we showed you what the Moto X (2nd Gen) with Natural Leather looked like after 3 months of usage. With a new Moto X available, the Moto X Pure Edition, we decided to do the same thing. Again, we went with the Natural Leather option through Moto Maker, as the last device with this option turned out looking fantastic, at least in our opinion.  (more…)

Unlocked HTC One A9 and Moto X Line Proving Again Why Unlocked Phones are King

Buy unlocked phones. Please. If you want software updates the quickest, this is your best bet. It’s also going to aid in shutting up Apple tools fans in the future, but that’s not what this is about. This is about you getting updates to the newest versions of Android the fastest, so that you can experience new features and have the latest security patches. This is about you not bitching in comments across the web. This is about you not wondering 8 months from now, “What’s new in Marshmallow?” This is about you not having to deal with companies cutting off your phone’s software support in less than a year. This is probably about freedom, or something. Toss in a “‘Merica!” as well, because why not.  (more…)

Verizon Weekend Promos: Buy 64GB Galaxy Phone at 32GB Price, Buy Turbo 2 and Get Free 32GB SD Card

This weekend only, Verizon is hosting separate promotions for those who are looking to purchase a new smartphone through a device payment plan. For those interested in a Galaxy smartphone from Samsung, you can get a 64GB model at the 32GB price, netting you a savings of nearly $100. This promo is available to purchasers of a Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.  (more…)

DEAL: Moto X Pure Edition is Just $349 Today Only ($100 Off)

Amazon does deals of the day that are often easily ignored. Today’s deal, is not one of those deals. For today only, Amazon has slashed $100 off the Moto X Pure Edition with 32GB of storage, dropping it down to $349.

For $349, you get a phone that is easily in the top 3 of 2015. Just a month ago, we called it one of the 3 best phones you can buy today. We also gave you 5 reasons to buy the Moto X Pure Edition a couple of weeks ago as well, in case you were still hesitating. Oh, our Moto X Pure review is worth a look too.

The black or white standard models with 32GB storage at $349 (down from $449). The white and bamboo model is $375.

Hurry.

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Moto 360 Sport Unboxing and Tour!

The Moto 360 Sport, Motorola’s latest take on a sports-focused smartwatch, arrives here in the next couple of weeks. We are fortunate enough to now have one in house, so we thought we would unbox it and share some initial impressions. After all, this is the first time anyone has really used a live, real, model, since Motorola would only let us play with dummy units back when this watch was first introduced.

So what is the Moto 360 Sport? It’s a $299 fitness-focused Android Wear-powered smartwatch from Motorola that arrives in the US on January 7. It’ll hit the UK later this week.  (more…)

Verizon Employees are Already Getting Marshmallow on the DROID Turbo 2

You know how we first caught wind of a soak test on the horizon last week for the DROID Turbo 2 and wondered if it wasn’t Marshmallow? It may very well be. Owners of the DROID Turbo 2 Employee Edition (read: Verizon employees) started receiving a new the update over the week that weighs in as Android 6.0, software version 24.11.13. Yep, that’s Marshmallow alright.  (more…)