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Moto 360 Shipments Have Gone Out For Eligible Google I/O Attendees

Moto 360 Shipments Have Gone Out For Eligible Google I/O Attendees

 

Did you make it to Google I/O 2014? If so, you've probably been waiting on the edge of your seat for Google to send a Moto 360 to each of this year's attendees. Well, the wait is over! Almost. Shipping notifications have gone out to each of the lucky recipients indicating that the packages are on the way.

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The packages are coming out of Fremont, California with 2-day shipping via FedEx. For most of us, that's going to mean they'll arrive at our homes -or wherever you asked for them to be sent- on Wednesday the 10th.

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14 Best Android Wear Apps And Watch Faces From 8/23/14 – 9/8/14

14 Best Android Wear Apps And Watch Faces From 8/23/14 – 9/8/14

The time has finally arrived for the Moto 360 to begin appearing on wrists around the world continental US. With so many people finally taking the Android Wear plunge, the interest in wearable apps is probably going to take off. Whether you've got corners on your watch or not, we've got the best new apps aggregated right here.

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Moto 360 Orders Are Already Shipping From Motorola [Update: Best Buy Too]

Moto 360 Orders Are Already Shipping From Motorola [Update: Best Buy Too]

If you were lucky enough to get an order placed for the Moto 360 on Motorola's website before they went out of stock, keep an eye on your email. Motorola has already gotten some orders out the door at its Texas facility, with an expected arrival date of Tuesday, September 9th.

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[Update: Working Again] You Can Buy A Moto 360 From Motorola Right Now Using These Links

[Update: Working Again] You Can Buy A Moto 360 From Motorola Right Now Using These Links

Update: It appears the links are working, and the watches are showing In Stock once again after an overnight hiatus. Order away, folks!

The Moto 360 is supposed to go on sale in the U.S. at noon ET September 5th (that's tomorrow if you're reading this as it's posted). However, it appears that you can add the two available variants to your cart and checkout with the right links, which we are happy to provide.

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The Moto 360 Is Official With A TI OMAP 3 Processor, 6 Custom Watch Faces, And Included Wireless Charging Dock—Available At Noon EST September 5th

The Moto 360 Is Official With A TI OMAP 3 Processor, 6 Custom Watch Faces, And Included Wireless Charging Dock—Available At Noon EST September 5th

Motorola is taking to YouTube with demo videos of its new device before updating the website. If you fancy a closer look at the Moto 360, we've got the official video right here. Spoiler: it looks sweet.

https://youtu.be/E34L1BWJP2s

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[IFA 2014] Asus Unveils The ZenWatch With Square Display, Curved Glass, And A Leather Strap

[IFA 2014] Asus Unveils The ZenWatch With Square Display, Curved Glass, And A Leather Strap

At this year's IFA, Asus has removed the layer of secrecy surrounding its upcoming Android Wear-powered ZenWatch. Unlike the Moto 360 or the LG G Watch R, Asus is not trying to wow us here with a circular display. The ZenWatch distinguishes itself by fitting a square screen behind a layer of curved glass and a hardware design that strives to be more than a plastic wrist computer. The watch sports a brown leather strap that's intended to add to its appeal.

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VimoGolf Uses Android Wear Watches To Track And Analyze Your Golf Swing

VimoGolf Uses Android Wear Watches To Track And Analyze Your Golf Swing

There are plenty of things you can do with a smart device strapped to your wrist that happens to be full of motion and orientation sensors. For instance, you can get quick tips on your golf game with VimoGolf. Just fire it up on the watch, and take a swing.

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Copper Sony Xperia Z3 Breaks Cover Along With E-Ink SmartBand Ahead Of Official Unveiling

Copper Sony Xperia Z3 Breaks Cover Along With E-Ink SmartBand Ahead Of Official Unveiling

The Sony leaks are not over yet—Xperia Blog has what appears to be a press shot of the Xperia Z3 in copper, as well as a glimpse of Sony's new SmartBand. With an e-ink screen, this accessory will probably get mega-long battery life.

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LG Officially Announces The G Watch R: Same Guts, New 1.3" Circular P-OLED Screen And Stainless Steel Body

LG Officially Announces The G Watch R: Same Guts, New 1.3" Circular P-OLED Screen And Stainless Steel Body

After a few teases of its premium follow-up to the G Watch, LG has finally let loose official details for the G Watch R. The immediate takeaways: a 1.3" P-OLED [Plastic Organic LED] display, stainless steel body, a heart-rate monitor, leather strap, Q4 availability in "key markets" and, not surprisingly, no pricing at this time.

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As far the insides go, this is basically still just the G Watch. It has the same Snapdragon 400 CPU, the same 4GB of storage, the same 512MB of RAM, the same IP67 rating, and a very-slightly-larger 410mAh battery (compared to 400mAh in the G Watch).

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Asus Teases Its Upcoming Squircular Android Wear 'ZenWatch' In Brief IFA Trailer

Asus Teases Its Upcoming Squircular Android Wear 'ZenWatch' In Brief IFA Trailer

IFA will take place early next month in Berlin, and a number of companies are tripping over themselves to drum up hype for their upcoming Android Wear devices. LG has teased the G Watch R, a round evolution of its first attempt from earlier this summer, a few times now. For its part, Asus also wants consumers to know that it has something on the way. Yet this competitor doesn't appear to have something circular on its mind.

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