Moto 360

Lenovo puts future Moto 360 smartwatch plans on hold

Motorola Moto 360 Sport

Motorola yesterday confirmed that it will not launch new Moto 360 smartwatches to coincide with the arrival of Android Wear 2.0 in early 2017. Lenovo, which acquired Motorola, was among a number of smartwatch manufacturers that announced this fall that they would not launch additional smartwatches this year. It now appears that we will not see any Moto smartwatches in 2017 either. Shakil Barkat, head […]

No Android Wear 2.0 upgrade for LG G Watch and first generation Moto 360

Google Android Wear 2.0

Google unveiled Android Wear 2.0, the first major upgrade to its wearables operating system, at Google I/O. The Developer Preview is compatible with the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE and the Huawei Watch, effectively confirming that they will be upgraded. Then Tag Heuer confirmed that its Connected Watch will be upgraded as well. With some Android Wear smartwatches having been announced […]

New Moto 360 smartwatch arrives in Canada on October 28th

Moto 360 (2015) Collection

Motorola Canada today informed us via email that the new Moto 360 smartwatch will finally be available in Canada starting on October 28th. It will be carried by Best Buy Canada (which has been taking pre-orders since early September), TELUS Mobility and the Google Store. The new Moto 360 has more styles, more features and more battery, offering countless design possibilities to […]

Motorola stops selling original Moto 360

Moto 360 web page

All the recent second-generation Moto 360 sightings, including one by Motorola itself, suggest that an announcement is imminent. Another clue telling us that this event is not far enough came Friday when Motorola stopped selling the original Moto 360 on its U.S. website. The Moto 360 link has disappeared off the home page but the product information page is still available and still shows the […]

New Moto 360 smartwatch to come in two sizes?

Anatel filing for Motorola 360L

Regulatory filings can be great sources of information about upcoming products. The U.S.’ FCC and China’s TENAA are but two examples of such sites where new products have been spotted before being announced. Now, Anatel, Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações in Portuguese) appears to have revealed that there will be two variants of the new Moto 360 smartwatch. As […]

New Moto 360 smartwatch clears FCC?

Rumoured Motorola Smelt

While Motorola yesterday unveiled two new Moto X and a new Moto G smartphones, it did not announce a successor to its Moto 360 smartwatch as we had been hoping. That it’s coming is not in question but when remains unclear although an FCC filing now points to a late summer or early fall launch. While the Lenovo-owned company was […]