Moto 360 review: The best Android Wear smartwatch currently available

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What can I say about the Moto 360 that hasn’t already been said about every other Android Wear smartwatch on the market? Luckily, there’s quite a bit. First off, if you’re not familiar with Android Wear, this brief review may not make a lot of sense to you, so I’d recommend reading our Android Wear review to get caught up on things.

The Moto 360 is the smartwatch we’ve all been waiting for this year. I wear this thing everywhere. I suppose Android Wear’s functionality has a lot to do with my love for it, but the Moto 360 packs charm all on its own. Enough with the small talk, let’s get into the review…

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LG offering a free extra battery and charging cradle with the purchase of a new G3

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Today, LG launched a promo that gives new G3 customers an extra battery and a battery-charging cradle with the purchase of the company’s latest flagship smartphone. People who pick up a G3 in the US between now and September 22nd can register at a special website to receive these accessories by submitting their phone’s IEMI number, along with proof of purchase.

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Upcoming Android Wear-powered LG G Watch R to launch October 14th

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The LG G Watch R has been surrounded by a flurry of excitement, even in lieu of the fact that the much-hyped Moto 360 is supposed to be launching soon. And the timing is likely no coincidence, as following its official announcement last week, LG has come out today at IFA 2014 in Berlin with an official release date for its own upcoming round smartwatch (via The Wall Street Journal).

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IFA 2014 Preview: Here’s what you can expect from Samsung, Sony, ASUS, LG, and more (Video)

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IFA 2014 is almost here and we’ll be out in Berlin bringing you full coverage of the show. If you’ve never heard of IFA, it’s a Berlin based trade show that’s similar to CES. IFA is up there as one of the largest trade shows of the year which normally brings a handful of exciting announcements in all areas of technology. While September may be a fruit company’s only time to shine, the rest of the major tech giants are busy finishing out the year with a bang…

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LG’s Bello and Fino will start taking on emerging markets later this month

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LG Announced today that it will showcase a pair of new smartphones next month at IFA in Berlin. Like some of the company’s other recently announced handsets, the L Fino and L Bello are entry-level devices that will borrow design elements from high-end gadgets like the LG G3. Targeting emerging markets and first-time smartphone buyers, both handsets are equipped with modest hardware.

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LG reportedly preparing to unveil G Watch 2 at IFA in September

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The Korea Times is reporting that LG is planning to show off a successor to its G Watch wearable at IFA next month. The report, citing an unnamed LG official, claims that the device will go by the LG G Watch 2 moniker and be more high-end than the current generation G Watch. LG is reportedly planning to market the device as a competitor to Apple’s supposed, still unannounced iWatch.

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LG G Vista coming to AT&T on August 22nd for $50 on a two year service agreement

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After a brief run with Verizon, the LG G Vista is coming to AT&T on August 22nd for $50 on a two year agreement. As indicated by its budget-friendly price tag, the G Vista isn’t exactly a luxury item. The device features a 5.7-inch HDIPS display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel rear-facing shooter, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, a 3,200mAh battery and Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

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LG’s new short film tells a tale of love and the G3 Beat

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Last month, LG announced the G3 Beat, a mid-range smartphone that was coming to South Korea and Europe. In an effort to expand the device’s appeal, LG recently put together a near three minute promotional short film showing off some of the phone’s best features. Not really a technical showcase, this new handset is pretty much a bogged down version of the company’s flagship G3. Read more

LG’s G3 Stylus will reportedly launch this quarter as a budget-friendly smartphone

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LG may have inadvertently revealed its pen-powered Galaxy Note competitor, however details about the G3 Stylus are still very limited. If you were hoping that the South Korean manufacturer’s large smartphone’s hardware would be on a par with Samsung famous phablet, prepare to be disappointed. According to The Korea Times, the LG G3 Stylus will be more of a budget-friendly handset opposed to a powerful flagship.

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LG rolling out OTA update to address complaints from G Watch owners about corrosion and skin irritation

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Last week, reports started to emerge claiming that the charging contacts on the LG G Watch were causing skin irritation for many users. Dubbed #CorrosionGate, it was clear this issue was going to need to be addressed by LG at some point. Now, the company has started rolling out an OTA update, bumping the software from build number KMV78V to KMV78Y, to address the issue.

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