The 2nd gen Moto 360 is no longer for sale in the Google Store

Last year, a report surfaced stating that the Lenovo-owned Moto would no longer be making new Android Wear hardware. This would mean that the second gen Moto 360 would be the last watch available from the manufacturer. As of today, the 360 which was announced back in September of 2015, is no longer for sale on the Google Store.

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RIP: Chromebook Pixel 2 discontinued, no longer available from the Google Store

With a replacement created in conjunction with HP widely available, Google is discontinuing (via Venture Beat) the Chromebook Pixel 2. Announced in February 2015, last year’s model was a refinement over the original device with USB-C and a 5th generation Intel Core CPU that resulted in much better battery life.

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Waymo self-driving cars no longer have humans behind the wheel, public ride service coming soon

Following eight years of development and a recent public awareness campaign, Waymo’s self-driving cars are now transporting passengers without a human behind the wheel. These fully autonomous rides started in mid-October and in the coming months will expand to the public as part of a ride-hailing service.

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With no clear successor on the horizon, ZTE Axon 7 is no longer being manufactured

Typically when a device reaches its end-of-life point, we either already have a successor announced, or even already have it on the market. However, well over a year after its initial debut, the ZTE Axon 7 has been out of stock for months with nothing in the pipeline (that we know of), and now the company has seemingly confirmed it’s no longer making the phone.

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Android Wear-powered Misfit Vapor no longer has a built-in GPS

Pickings for quality Android Wear watches are few and far between these days, and this is especially true if you want something with a relatively small/slim body. The Misfit Vapor is an upcoming Android Wear smartwatch that was first shown off at CES this January, but it looks like one of its hallmark features is now being axed..

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Microsoft Office Android apps are no longer ‘compatible’ with some Play Store-enabled Chromebooks [Updated]

One of the big advantages of the Google Play Store on Chrome OS is the hundreds of thousands of extra apps that it brings to the OS. Among those apps is Microsoft’s Office suite. Office has long been a downside for many users for Chromebooks, but this addition takes that cause for concern away, or at least it did…

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explains why the company no longer sells Google Chromecast

If you search Amazon for streaming media players, you’ll find plenty of them. The one thing you won’t find is any Chromecast devices, and company CEO Jeff Bezos told the Re/code conference why not. Chromecast doesn’t currently offer access to Amazon’s own Prime Video platform, and Bezos says that isn’t because Google refuses to include it, but because it wants too much money for doing so.

[W]hen we sell those devices, we want our player — our Prime Video player — to be on the device, and we want it to be on the device with acceptable business terms. You can always get the player on the device. The question is, can you get it on there with acceptable business terms?

While he doesn’t say so outright, the meaning of the vague phrase is pretty clear …

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