Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
T-Mobile Moto X Joins Verizon Model with KitKat OTA, AT&T Coming Soon
Well, hello there, Moto! It seems like we’re seeing quite a new Motorola as of late, and we can’t help but think that this may largely be due to Google’s influence. First, we saw the Verizon variant of the Moto X become one of the first non-Nexus devices to receive Android 4.4 KitKat. Next we saw Motorola promise to deliver the 4.4 update to some of its older devices. And just yesterday, we saw the company revisit some of its questionable warranty policies.
Now, Motorola is continuing this trend by extending the KitKat love to the T-Mobile variant of the Moto X. Just like what we saw before on the Verizon update, Motorola wants to keep the update relatively close to stock Android. In other words, they wish to complement, rather than compete with, existing Google services. Similarly, it looks like AT&T users will soon get in on the action as well. As XDA Forum Member dansskittles shared a few days ago, some AT&T users are now receiving Email invites to participate in the Android 4.4 soak test.
We hope this trend continues. But for now, good job, Moto. Head over to the Moto X forums to get in on the discussion or look for captured OTA files.
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SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...
Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.