The Key to Longer-Lasting Smartwatches Might Be Stupidly Simple

Smartwatches are not endowed with the greatest battery life, thanks to the limited space available. But for the increasingly large number of circular smartwatches on the market, there’s one simple change that could yield a quarter more power: stop trying to fit rectangular batteries into round bodies. » 6/29/15 11:31pm 6/29/15 11:31pm

Amazon Just Slashed the Price of the Moto 360 For Some Reason

In a move that surely has nothing to do with the start of Apple Watch preorders, Amazon has dropped the price of the leather Moto 360 to $179, and the metal version to $229, both all-time lows by a solid margin. You can find all of the variations of the popular smart watch below. » 4/10/15 9:25am 4/10/15 9:25am

The Moto 360 with Metal Band Comes with a $50 Gift Card Today

We featured a few deals recently on the Moto 360, but they were mostly limited to the leather band versions. Today though, Best Buy is giving out $50 gift cards when you pay the full $300 sticker price for the metal model. It's not as good as a true discount, but it's still the best deal we've seen on this version. [… » 2/13/15 9:45am 2/13/15 9:45am

Flappy Bird Is Probably The Perfect Smartwatch Game

Smartwatches are good for certain things. Music. Notifications. Fitness monitoring. Social alienation (kidding!). But one activity they have consistently sucked at, ever since calculator watches first spelt naughty letters, is playing games. A proper version of Flappy Bird for Android Wear could change all of that. » 1/03/15 2:00pm 1/03/15 2:00pm

Sold-Out Moto 360 Returns On Tuesday With Brand New Moto X

When Motorola announced the Moto 360, the long-awaited Android Wear watch sold out in hours. Luckily Motorola announced today via a blog post that more will be available this Tuesday in the U.S. along with the new Moto X. However, you'll still need to be quick on the buy button as the company says supplies will still… » 9/14/14 1:50pm 9/14/14 1:50pm

Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: The Best Might Not Be Enough


Early this year when Google first announced Android Wear, it teased us with the Moto 360. It was by far the best-looking smartwatch we'd ever seen. Many months later it's here at last. It's the best Android Wear device yet, but with the Apple Watch looming on the horizon, it's no longer clear if that's good enough. » 9/11/14 11:00am 9/11/14 11:00am

Moto 360 Battery Life Test: So Far, Not As Bad As You Heard

Battery life is generally the slowest thing to test on a gadget, and it's almost always the toughest to get right. There's just no way to rush it, and there are just so many variables regarding how people use a particular gadget that it's always one of those "your mileage may vary" type of situations. Last week,… » 9/08/14 2:07pm 9/08/14 2:07pm

Moto 360 Hands-On: The One We've Been Waiting For (Probably)

When Motorola first teased the Moto 360 back in June, it made us swoon. It was so damn pretty, even stalwart smartwatch refuseniks couldn't help but want one. That was just a demo mode, though. Today, I've finally set one up and spent some real time with it. Good news: We're still just as excited about it. » 9/05/14 2:00am 9/05/14 2:00am