Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 16
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 65,231, Level: 79
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,219
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acoustimac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Lamoni, IA
    Posts
    2,567
    Points
    65,231
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 178
    Given: 235

    New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Motorola and Google just announced the new Moto X. Nice video attached too. Looks impressive (and I'm not a Google/Android fan).
    Motorola Unveils 4.7-Inch Moto X Smartphone with 24-Hour Battery and Touchless Controls - Mac Rumors



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 35,920, Level: 58
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 730
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    2,001
    Points
    35,920
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 118

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Has anybody gotten this phone? I'm looking at upgrading this is one I'm looking pretty hard at.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 396,182, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,489
    Points
    396,182
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,307
    Given: 1,067

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    ":Moto X does not utilize a skin like other Android smartphones, but Google does allow carriers to add pre-loaded apps and other software"

    Thanks a lot Google. Jerks.


    Root.




  4. #4
    Walk On
    Points: 9,363, Level: 29
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 587
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclonetrent's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    149
    Points
    9,363
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    I have the Droid Maxx, which is essentially a Moto X but with a 5" screen (and a 48 hour battery life!!!!) and I have had no problems with it so far, would definitely recommend it.



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 257,564, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 90.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    Bret44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Des Moines River Valley
    Posts
    11,654
    Points
    257,564
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,712
    Given: 3,834

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    8:53 wake up call!?!?! Must be ******* rough.


    When Kidz C da Hilton Atmosphere N are style of play, theys gets totes inerested in iowa state
    - Fred Hoiberg

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 72,329, Level: 83
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 821
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    TXCyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    TX
    Posts
    3,540
    Points
    72,329
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 452
    Given: 322

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    The issue with voice activation continues to be the fact that you have to be somewhere that you can actually talk out loud. It really ends up being pretty limited. Clever, like Siri, but limited.



  7. #7
    Walk On
    Points: 9,363, Level: 29
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 587
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclonetrent's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    149
    Points
    9,363
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    The issue with voice activation continues to be the fact that you have to be somewhere that you can actually talk out loud. It really ends up being pretty limited. Clever, like Siri, but limited.
    True, I hardly ever use the voice activation outside of driving.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 35,920, Level: 58
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 730
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    2,001
    Points
    35,920
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 118

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    ":Moto X does not utilize a skin like other Android smartphones, but Google does allow carriers to add pre-loaded apps and other software"

    Thanks a lot Google. Jerks.


    Root.

    That is one of the reasons why I am considering it, the fact that it doesn't have an Android skin. It's basically as close as stock android that you can get without buying a Nexus or rooting. Rooting may not cause as many issues as it used to, more times than not it seems like rooting causes a lot of glitching

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonetrent View Post
    I have the Droid Maxx, which is essentially a Moto X but with a 5" screen (and a 48 hour battery life!!!!) and I have had no problems with it so far, would definitely recommend it.
    I looked pretty hard at the Maxx but the $300 price tag turns me off a little bit. The extra battery life would be nice, but I charge my phone pretty much every night anyway so I'm not sure if its worth the extra $100 to me.


    I have been doing some reading on the new LG phone as well. It got better reviews than the new iphones on a couple of sites I have read. Just can't decide where I want to go.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 38,694, Level: 60
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 356
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ISU_phoria's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Andover, MN
    Posts
    1,920
    Points
    38,694
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 41
    Given: 5

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Motorola Moto X vs. HTC One

    looks like the HTC one is still a better phone, especially the screen.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 81,183, Level: 88
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 767
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    3,578
    Points
    81,183
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 835
    Given: 811

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Great phone. Love mine so far, excellent battery life and handy features. 16 GB total storage is the only drawback I can see so far.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 351,874, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    20,270
    Points
    351,874
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,041
    Given: 139

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    I had a RAZR Maxx, well three of them. Never again. I should have learned my Motorola lesson the first time but I didn't.


    It's all snark from here on out

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 396,182, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,489
    Points
    396,182
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,307
    Given: 1,067

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    That is one of the reasons why I am considering it, the fact that it doesn't have an Android skin. It's basically as close as stock android that you can get without buying a Nexus or rooting. Rooting may not cause as many issues as it used to, more times than not it seems like rooting causes a lot of glitching



    I looked pretty hard at the Maxx but the $300 price tag turns me off a little bit. The extra battery life would be nice, but I charge my phone pretty much every night anyway so I'm not sure if its worth the extra $100 to me.


    I have been doing some reading on the new LG phone as well. It got better reviews than the new iphones on a couple of sites I have read. Just can't decide where I want to go.

    I was focusing on the pre-load software and apps. I hate that. I do like the plain jane android. Thats attractive.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 35,920, Level: 58
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 730
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    2,001
    Points
    35,920
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 118

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    I actually picked one up on Friday and I love it. The one major issue I have so far is having to unlock the phone for it to carry out your hands free command, kinda defeats the purpose. Otherwise it works well.

    The only other issue thus far is they removed the "increasing volume" option from the alarm clock which is a minor gripe at most.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 136,373, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CysRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    7,207
    Points
    136,373
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,039
    Given: 885

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    I have been looking hard at this phone the past couple of months. I think I am going to pull the trigger, especially since US Cellular must have just lowered the price of it to $99 (was $199)


    "The greatest risk in life is not taking one"

  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 35,920, Level: 58
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 730
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    2,001
    Points
    35,920
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 118

    Re: New Motorola Moto X...very interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    I have been looking hard at this phone the past couple of months. I think I am going to pull the trigger, especially since US Cellular must have just lowered the price of it to $99 (was $199)
    Deffinately worth $99. I paid $189 with Verizon and don't feel short changed.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM