Nexus Player listing on Play Store changed to ‘out of inventory’ due to FCC certification holdup

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Shoppers hoping to get one of Google’s recently-unveiled Nexus Players may need to wait a little longer. A change to the product listing on the Play Store (via Android Police) now lists the device as being out of stock. A notice hidden in the fine print on the Player website points out that the Android TV box has not yet been approved for sale by the FCC.

Until the FCC gives Google the greenlight, the device won’t be able to be sold in the United States, though international markets will have different criteria that may or may not already be met. Understandably, Google hasn’t been able to give a time frame for when this approval might come, as the entire process operates on the FCC’s schedule.

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Motorola to drop affiliation with speaker/headphone maker Sol Republic

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Sol Republic, makers of a wide variety of speakers and headphones, announced in August 2013—alongside the announcement of the Moto X—that it would be partnering with Motorola “to redefine the music experience,” and “change the way music fans experience and share music.” 9to5Google has learned, however, this partnership may not have worked out so well. According to people familiar with the partnership, Motorola will soon be dropping its affiliation and contract with Sol Republic.

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Motorola reveals its first devices set to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop

 

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Google just officially announced Android Lollipop, along with the first smartphone and tablet that will ship with its new mobile operating system. As a follow up to today’s big announcements from Mountain View, Motorola has released an updated list of devices set to make the jump to Android 5.0. The company says this list will evolve with time,  however this is what’s on the docket so far.

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Google finally announces Motorola-made Nexus 6

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Today, Google announced its highly anticipated Nexus 6 smartphone and as anticipated the Motorola-made device will ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop. The biggest Nexus phone yet, this purebred Android handset packs a massive 5.96-inch 1,440 x 2,560 display, a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, an Adreno 420 GPU, 3GB of RAM, a 3,220mAh battery, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter.

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AT&T outs its Nexus 6 variant, possible cost of $49.99 on contract

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Earlier today it was reported that Google would finally unveil the Nexus 6 for all to see tomorrow, October 15th. Thanks a variety of leaks, including one of our own, we already know almost everything about it except for pricing and carrier availability. This evening, however, AT&T appears to have inadvertently outed the device on its website, revealing some of that information.

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More DROID Turbo details leak, include two-day battery life, Snapdragon 805 processor

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Earlier today, Verizon sent out invites to an October 28th press event for its unveiling of the DROID Turbo, but thanks to leak from Android Central, we now know everything there is to know about the device. The report claims that the device will be available in classic Verizon red and black variants with 32GB of internal storage.

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Motorola DROID Turbo user guide leaks, reveals 5.2-inch display, 21MP camera, more

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After first breaking cover in a leaked image last month, Motorola’s Droid Turbo has now been detailed in an extensive user-guide PDF. Published by MotoFirmware.com, the guide breaks down a variety of specifications regarding Verizon and Motorola’s upcoming flagship, in addition to giving us a clear look at the design of the phone.

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Motorola’s Nexus 6 may have just passed through the FCC

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We already know that Motorola is working on Google’s next Nexus smartphone under the codename Shamu and now it looks like the device just hit the FCC. Outlined as a 6-inch phone with support for AT&T and T-Mobile’s LTE bands, this whale of a handset is a little bit closer to breaching. Our sources have told us that the next Nexus phone will feature a 2,560 x 1,440, a Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 3,200mAh battery and Android L.

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Moto G LTE coming to AT&T for $180 on October 10th

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Motorola debuted the Moto G LTE almost five months ago. Today, however, AT&T announced that it will begin selling the budget-friendly handset on Friday, October 10th for $180 outright. If you feel that over 200 bones after taxes is too much of an upfront cost, you can spread out your purchase by paying $7.50 or $9 a month through AT&T’s Next program, or buy the device for $80 with a one year service commitment.

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Someone got caught in public with the Nexus 6 (Photo)

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A week ago today we gave you an exclusive look at what the upcoming Nexus 6/X will likely turn out to be. Along with that report, we created a render which, as far as we knew, reproduced very closely what the device actually looks like. Today, it seems that a photo has surfaced showing what we can confirm is the very same rumored Motorola device being used in public (via Android Police). Read more

Moto X 2014: Hands-on and first impressions (Video)

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I’d like to introduce you to what some people are calling the best Android smartphone in 2014. Motorola’s 2014 Moto X is a great looking smartphone that also packs a punch in specifications when compared to its predecessor. Though I can’t call it “the best” at the moment, I’ll let you know how it performs overall in our full review coming up in the future.

Until then, we’re getting hands-on with Motorola’s new flagship and giving you a taste of what it’s all about. There’s no doubt that the second generation Moto X will be a step up over the previous version, but there is one big difference that might keep you away from it…

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