updated 08:57 am EDT, Tue April 1, 2014
Republic Wireless offers Moto X via Moto Maker, wood backing offer
Republic Wireless is finally offering the Moto X through Moto Maker, from 12pm Eastern Time. The budget carrier will be selling the Motorola flagship off-contract in 16GB and 32GB variants for $350 and $400 respectively. As an incentive for launch, the carrier is offering a coupon to the first 2,000 people to visit a specific site from 11am Eastern and provide their e-mail address, for a free wooden cover upgrade worth $25.
Moto X with wood backing
Samsung Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit go on sale in United Kingdom
Two of Samsung's new smart watches have gone on sale in the United Kingdom. Android Centra reports that retailer Unlocked-Mobiles is currently stocking both the Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Fit, with the two wrist-based devices being sold for £180 ($300). While the retailer does list the Gear 2 for £250 ($415), it is still waiting for stock to arrive.