Buy an Apple Watch Series 3 or Gear S3 from Verizon, get $200 off a phone

Theese discounts are complex and layered and involve gift cards, contracts for extra savings and unlimited data plans that cost differently. The post Buy an Apple Watch Series 3 or Gear S3 from Verizon, get $200 off a phone appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Moto 360 Sport Android Wear 2.0 Update May Arrive Soon

The Moto 360 Sport is one of the many smartwatches that supports the Android Wear 2.0 platform update. However, owners of this wearable device have been made to wait for a very long time. They’ve still not received the firmware update but that might be about to change soon. A new report suggests that Lenovo-owned Motorola might soon release the Moto 360 Sport Android Wear 2.0 update. Motorola released the Android Wear 2.0 update for the standard second-generation Moto 360 smartwatch back [Read Entire Story]

Moto 360 (second-gen) now getting Android Wear 2.0 update

If you’re holding on to a Motorola Moto 360 (second-gen) smartwatch, now it’s the time to take it out as the Android Wear 2.0 update is currently rolling out for the wearable. So far the Android Wear 2.0 update was available for a number of devices including the ASUS ZenWatch 3, LG Watch Urbane and […] SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

DEAL: Save up to $190 on the Moto 360 2nd Gen from B&H Photo

B&H Photo is currently offering up to $190 off select models of the 2nd Gen Moto 360 smartwatch, bringing the price down to just $190 for the Gold variant. SOURCE: Phandroid - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

RIP: The Moto 360 (2015) has been removed from the Google Store

Google has removed the Motorola Moto 360 2015 from its online storefront. This may be due to the company's plans to release a new smartwatch next month. SOURCE: Phandroid - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Second-Gen Moto 360 Removed From Google Store

Motorola’s first smartwatch, the original Moto 360, was very well received. It was one of the first smartwatches on the market to properly nail the circular display design but early adopters felt that it could have been more with better specifications. The second-generation Moto 360 addressed many of those concerns but it didn’t perform too well either and now Google has removed the smartwatch from its online store. While the second-generation Moto 360 did address many of the [Read Entire Story]

Moto Z Play is half-off at Best Buy with Moto Z purchase

In one of the less advisable deals for the holidays this year, Best Buy has bundled up a couple of Motorola phones for a BOGO thing. Thing is, that second “one” is only getting a half-off discount and that requires paying full price — FULL PRICE — for a Moto Z. Yep, this deal involves paying $699.99 for a black, 32GB Moto Z and then paying $224.99 for a 32GB Moto Z Play that you must pick up in-store. You’re paying nearly $1,000 for a top-end and mid-range phone. Both of them [Read Entire Story]

Motorola wants to launch 12 new Moto Mods next year

Motorola might not be looking to make new smartwatches in the near future, but it will surely invest in the development of Moto Mods. Moto Mods are snap on accessories for the Moto Z, Moto Z Force and Moto Z Play smartphones which add extra functionality. And according to some Lenovo Moto execs who talked SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

OnePlus updates coming and FitBit buying Pebble? | #PNWeekly 229

This week we’re looking at some of the issues facing the OnePlus 3 and 3T. We’ll chat about FitBit buying Pebble, and return to that nearly dried up well of Windows Phone rumors. Can Microsoft (and HP) mount a come back in mobile phones? All these stories, plus we’ll tackle your tech questions, so make sure you’re charged and ready for the Pocketnow Weekly! Watch the live video broadcast from 2:00pm Eastern on December 1st (click here for your local time), or check out [Read Entire Story]

Don’t expect a new Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch anytime soon

I haven’t seen many wearables launch in the last few months have you? Apart from Samsung’s Gear S3 and ASUS’ ZenWatch 3 going on sale, there hasn’t been much action in this particular niche. Actually interest for smartwatches and related seems to be going downwards. And don’t think that smartwatch makers like Motorola haven’t noticed SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Motorola gives up on smartwatches, for now

Motorola's Moto 360 was the first Android Wear smartwatch with a circular design — a trait later taken up by most Android smartwatches — pushing the company to the forefront of the wearables market. However, it now appears we won't see a new smartwatch under the Moto brand anytime soon. ; Lenovo, the parent company of Motorola, told The Verge that it's not planning to release a Moto smartwatch in time for the next major version of Google's smartwatch platform, Android Wear 2. ; SEE [Read Entire Story]

Motorola isn’t making a new smartwatch anytime soon

We might not see a successor to the 2015 Moto 360 in the near future, or even at all. Motorola and its parent company Lenovo have confirmed to The Verge that they're not working on a new smartwatch to be released in time for Android Wear 2's launch n... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Lenovo/Motorola [UK]

It’s that time of the year: Black Friday and of course, Cyber Monday that follows suit. And these days, this super sale period isn’t limited to the US – it’s worldwide. So here are some official deals from Lenovo for those living in the UK:Moto Z and Moto Z PlayOf course, we have to start with Lenovo’s modular superstars: the Moto Z and its cousin, Moto Z Play. The two will be available in black or white and Lenovo is bundling them with some nice modular freebies and free shipping. As for the [Read Entire Story]

Save $160 and get the Moto 360 Sport for just $120 [DEAL]

Daily Steals currently is offering the white Moto 360 Sport for $160 off, at just $119.99. This includes free shipping and you can even purchase a 1 or 2 year warranty if you want to keep your smartwatch protected. SOURCE: Phandroid - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

IDC: Global smartwatch market sees a 51.6% decline in Q3

We can’t say the smartwatch industry has reached its pinnacle already but unfortunately, the market is already on a decline. According to a recent report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), smartwatch volume and shipment went down in Q3 2016. We’re now in the last quarter of the year and data are in. The IDC’s […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Lenovo teaser for IFA 2016 shows a slew of cool products

IFA 2016 is happening in a few weeks and we’re expecting tech giants to show off their latest goods. So far, we only know Huawei and Sony will be launching their newest flagship phones. Add Lenovo to the list of companies gearing up for the big event. As the new owner of Motorola, Lenovo is believed to introduce new Moto phones aside from a new smartwatch, laptop, and we’re assuming something that looks like a foldable phone. The latter remains a mystery but we’re excited to see the [Read Entire Story]

Deal: Get a free Moto 360 Sport when you buy a 64GB Moto X Pure Edition

Need a new Android phone? What about a new smartwatch? If you answered yes to both of those questions, Motorola has just the deal for you.From now until Tuesday, June 28, Motorola will throw in a free Moto 360 Sport when you buy a 64GB Moto X Pure Edition. All you need to do is add both to your cart and the discount will apply automatically. Not bad, right?Moto X Pure Edition reviewMoto 360 Sport reviewThe Moto X Pure Edition with 64GB of storage costs just $399, and you can customize it to your [Read Entire Story]

Best Android Wear watches (June 2016)

Android Wear has evolved a lot since it was first announced back in 2014. In the early days, there were only a few options, mainly from Motorola and LG. These days, many handset makers have thrown their weight into Android Wear, and even traditional watchmakers have begun to embrace the Google-powered smartwatch platform.With the number of watches available increasing dramatically, it’s hard to keep track of which watches stand out as the best. For one thing, most of the watches are all quite [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Loses Market Share as Android Wear Grows in Popularity

The latest data from research firm Strategy Analytics reveals that Apple Watch sales totaled an estimated 2.2 million in the first quarter. Apple Watch remains the most popular smartwatch, but its market share declined to 52.4-percent compared to 63-percent in the previous quarter. Strategy Analytics cites increasing competition from Android Wear rivals such as LG and Motorola as one reason for the Apple Watch ceding market share:"We estimate Apple Watch shipped 2.2 million units and [Read Entire Story]

Moto 360 Sport gets $100 discount from some retailers

Earlier this year, Motorola officially launched the Moto 360 Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch. Now, a few months later, there’s a pretty hefty discount being applied for folks who might have been sitting on the fence. Motorola, along with Best Buy, Amazon, and B&H Photo Video, are all offering a limited promotion for the Moto 360 Sport, which sees the wearable receive a $100 discount. That means if you’re interested in picking up the wearable, you can do so for $199 — [Read Entire Story]

Moto 360 Sport to launch in India on April 27

Motorola announced today on its India-based Twitter account that the Moto 360 Sport will be launching in the region in just three days. The Moto 360 Sport is an impressive smartwatch, especially for those looking for a more “advanced” wearable that can do a bit more than just track workouts and steps. While the Moto 360 Sport is geared towards fitness enthusiasts, it’s also packed with a ton of standard smartwatch features. Here’s the official word from the Moto India [Read Entire Story]

Moto 360 Sport can be yours for just $200 in the US, coming to India on April 27

Motorola’s fitness-focused smartwatch, the Moto 360 Sport, is quite the workout buddy. It can track your distance, running pace, time, calories burned and much more. It might not be the sleekest Android Wear device out there, but it’s definitely the best Android smartwatch available for tracking your daily exercises.Since launch it’s been available for a hefty $299, which many folks have said is far too much money for what the device offers. If you’ve been waiting for the [Read Entire Story]