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.


Lenovo teases new Moto Mods for IFA, possibly a new Moto 360 as well

Ahead of IFA later this month, Lenovo has just released a new teaser video for its upcoming product announcements. This new teaser looks back at some of the previous tech Lenovo has released at IFA such as its Yoga Windows laptops, tablets, and even give us another look at those crazy flexible phones and tablets from Tech World earlier this year.


Early Android Nougat ROMs are available now for the 1st and 3rd generation Moto G

Since releasing last month, ROMs based on Android Nougat have been popping up for various devices over on XDA. We’ve already seen tons of options for devices such as the Nexus 4, OnePlus One, OnePlus 3, and much more. Now the talented folks over at XDA have developed early Nougat-based ROMs for two different generations of Motorola’s best-selling Moto G.


PSA: Moto 360 Sport now available from the Google Store

When Motorola announced its new, second generation versions of the Moto 360 smartwatch, it also teased a more fitness-centric model called the Moto 360 Sport. While the regular 360 launched in time for holiday seasons shopping, the Sport didn’t land until significantly later. In fact, it only landed in the US — at Motorola and Verizon’s stores — last week.

For those who like to shop on Google’s own online store, you’ll be glad to know the Sport is now available to buy at and costs 9.

For those who’ve been looking for an Android Wear device optimized for exercising, the Moto 360 Sport looks to be a great option. It comes with a durable, thick silicone strap and with a screen that adapts to surrounding brightness. It’s IP67 water and dust resistant and has a built in heart-rate monitor.

Key Specs: 

  • 1.37-inch 360 x 325 resolution AnyLight Hybrid Display
  • 45mm diameter case
  • 300mAh battery
  • Wireless charging (dock included)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
  • 4GB storage
  • 512MB RAM
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
  • Barometric Altimeter for measuring altitude
  • Heart rate monitor

We just got our Moto Z and Moto Z Force (and Moto Mods) — Ask us anything!

We went hands-on with the Moto Z and Moto Z Force earlier this year at Lenovo’s event in San Francisco, California. But now, as the phones are about to hit store shelves (or at least Verizon’s shelves), we’ve finally received our review units. While our full review(s) won’t drop until next week, we wanted to give you all an opportunity to ask about the phones — ask us anything!


9to5Toys Lunch Break: Moto Z 64GB (unlocked) $500, Moto G4 Play for Verizon $35, Honor 8 $265, more

Well, the day has finally arrived. Just about all of the most notable Black Friday deals are now live. Head below for the best deals of the year on Apple products, TVs, media streamers, displays, games, accessories and much more:


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Amazon knocks the unlocked 64GB Moto Z down to 0 for a limited time (Reg. 0)

Moto G4 Play for Verizon is just at Best Buy, works great without a data plan (Reg. )

  • Honor 8 Android Smartphone w/ 32GB GSM 4G LTE (unlocked): 5 shipped (Reg. 0)
  • Pick up a stylish Fossil Q Smartwatch for iOS/Android, starting at
  • Amazon unlocked Android Black Friday sale: 64GB Moto G Plus (4th gen.) 0, more
  • Top-rated LG Android 4G LTE Smartphone for shipped (Reg. 0)
  • Google’s Chromecast 2 streaming media player gets a rare discount to for Black Friday
  • Acer 14-inch Aluminum Chromebook 1.6GHz/4GB RAM/32GB HDD: 0
  • Get the fitness tracking Moto 360 Sport smartwatch for just 0 shipped (Reg. 0)
  • Grab a 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for 0 shipped (Reg. 0+)


9to5Google Gift Guide: These are five affordable Android phone deals to grab this holiday season

9to5Google Gift Guide: These are the four best Android phones to buy this holiday season


TVs/Home Theater/Audio:

Cyber Monday TV Deals: Samsung 40″ 4K Smart UHDTV 0, Samsung Curved 55″ 4K w/ 0 Amazon Gift Card 8, more

Gold Box: Pioneer Andrew Jones 5.1 surround sound speaker sets and pieces, Bookshelf Loudspeaker set shipped

  • VIZIO 40-inch 5.1-Ch. Surround Sound System with Slim Wireless Subwoofer: 5 (Reg. 0+)
  • This cool Projector/Speaker combo will set you back 5, today only
  • Black Friday brings big discount to Sonos PLAY:1 Wi-Fi speaker, get it for 9 (Reg. 9)
  • Black Friday TV Deals: Samsung 65-inch 4K Smart HDR UHDTV ,299more
  • Black Friday TVs: Samsung 40″ 4K 0, Toshiba 60″ 4K w/ Roku 0, more
  • VIZIO’s 38-inch 2.0-Ch. Soundbar System w/ Bluetooth: shipped (Reg. 0)
  • UE BOOM 2 is one of our favorite Bluetooth speakers: 0 shipped (Reg. 0+)


Smartphone/Gadget Accessories:

Pick up a four-pack of Tile Mate Bluetooth Trackers for just .50 Prime shipped, an Amazon all-time low

  • Keep your iPhone safely in sight while driving, iOttie’s car mounts are on sale for as low as
  • Nomad’s Black Friday event takes up to 65% off its accessories: Lightning Keychain , more
  • Anker’s best iPhone accessories are all on sale for Black Friday, deals from .99
  • Save 35% on every Caudabe iPhone case: ultra-thin Veil XT for iPhone 7 now (Reg. )
  • Add a new case to your iPhone 7/Plus, Apple Watch or iPad Pro for
  • Spigen AP12T Car Mount Universal Phone Holder (Reg. )
    • with code AP12T40P


Hard Drives/Storage:

Samsung 128GB EVO Micro SDXC Card (48MB/s) w/Adapter: shipped

  • Put an extra 128GB of storage in your MacBook Air/Pro w/ Transcend’s JetDrive: (Reg. )
  • Amazon is taking up to 40% off nearly every SanDisk product: flash drives, SSDs, microSD cards
  • Amazon is discounting top-rated Samsung 850 EVO SSDs: 500GB 5 (Reg. 0)more
  • Seagate’s 4TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive is down to just shipped (Reg. 7+)
  • Add 480GB of fast storage to your Mac/PC w/ SanDisk’s Solid-State Drive 0 shipped
  • Seagate’s 2TB Backup Plus Slim USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive: shipped
  • WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Portable Hard Drive for + 3TB Toshiba portable for shipped



Netgear networking up to half off today, DOCSIS 3 Modem: , Range extender: , Gig Switches , Routers, more

Daily Deals: CyberPower Sinewave UPS Mini-Tower 0, Toshiba 55″ 4K TV w/ Chromecast Built-in 0, more

  • Target takes 15% off sitewide to start Cyber Week: Apple Watch Series 2 from 5more
  • Sony’s popular extra bass Bluetooth headphones have 30 hours of battery life: (Reg. )
  • Turn your iPad into a real educational tool, Osmo Genius Kit is now
  • Acer Gold Box has some inexpensive Windows PCs/All-in-ones, 24″ 1080P HDMI Display:
  • NETGEAR’s Nighthawk AC1900 802.11ac Wireless Router is on sale for 0 (Reg. 0), more
  • The Audio-Technica Pro ATH-M20x Headphones are now available for just (Reg. +)
  • Black Friday Printer Deals: Brother Mono Laser w/ AirPrint (Reg. 0+)more
  • Add Logitech’s Wireless Solar Keyboard to your Mac for .50 Prime shipped
  • DJI’s Phantom 4 Drone has it all and it’s on sale today for 9 shipped (Reg. ,100)
  • DJI’s Phantom 3 Standard Drone goes to 0 shipped
  • Fix your broken Wi-Fi for good, eero system on sale from 1 (Reg. 9)
  • Microsoft takes 0 off its new 13-inch Surface Book 256GB: 99 shipped
  • Monitors: ASUS 28-inch 4K w/ 2 HDMI and USB 1, Dell 28-inch 1080p 0, more



Games/Apps: Cyber Monday Consoles – PS4 Slim from 8, Xbox One S 1TB + GC, Madden 17 , iOS freebies, more

App Store Free App of the Week: Artie’s Magic Pencil goes free for the first time (Reg. )


Smart Home/Home Goods:

Alexa can secure you some of Amazon’s best Cyber Monday deals: Free GC, more


Amazon Devices/Streamers/More:

Amazon Cyber Monday: Buy a Dash Button for .99 ( off) and get a free after first use



Cyber Monday fashion promotions take up to 70% off + free shipping: Amazon, Levi’s, J.Crew, Toms, Eddie Bauer, many more


Fitness Trackers:

Black Friday pricing on Fitbit now live: Alta , Charge 2+ HRM 0, Blaze Smart 0 w/ multiple color options



Give the gift of fitness with all time lows on Nordic Track, Treadmill 7more



Amazon and B&H are discounting Apple’s latest 12-inch MacBook by up to 0: 256GB ,149 or 512GB ,449

Apple Pencil for iPad Pro is now on sale for Prime members: shipped (Reg: )

eBay rolls out Cyber Monday Apple Deals: 13-inch MacBook Air 128GB 7 and 27-inch 5K Retina iMac 2TB ,900

  • Give your Apple Watch the Nike+ Sports Band that Apple refuses to sell: .50
  • eBay’s Black Friday Sale brings solid Apple deals: 13-inch MacBook Air 256GB 0, more
  • Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar 2.9GHz/8GB/256GB: ,700
  • Grab a 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Certified refurb) Space Gray/Silver/Gold at Amazon for 9 shipped

Moto X Style/Pure, 3 months later: Even better with Marshmallow

With any smartphone, it’s easy to get caught up in the hype. And with every phone purchase, there’s almost always a ‘honeymoon’ period for the first few weeks, where you feel excited about what the device has to offer. Tech reviewers aren’t immune to these effects either and, often, we only ever get that honeymoon period. Review units get sent back, and we don’t experience what it’s like to use the phone on a day-to-day basis for months at a time.

As much as we can test individual features for quality, and get a general overall feel for the device, nothing quite beats living with and using a device for an extended period.

I’ve been using the Moto X Style (2015 Pure Edition) for a few months now, and I love it more now than when I first unboxed it…