The original Moto X boldly bucked trend after trend. It wasn’t a phablet. It didn’t come with a ton of features, a skin or high-end specs. It only cost $400, which was pretty low for its time. The Moto X was the opposite of everything on the market and absolutely refreshing. Two years later, the Moto X Pure is pulling a 180° – sort of.
SKRWT isn’t your typical photo editor. Instead of applying filters, it focuses on correcting common photography issues, from converging lines to lens distortion. Praised by the iPhone photography community, SKRWT‘s new Android app has big shoes to fill as “the missing link in high-end mobile photography.” So far, those shoes aren’t a perfect fit.
Twitter’s highly anticipated Project Lightning has finally launched as Twitter Moments. Slightly reminiscent of Facebook Paper, Moments allows you to follow new stories emerging on Twitter. Though there’s no direct connection between Twitter Moments, Highlights and Trends for now, after using Twitter Moments you might find yourself wishing they will be connected in Twitter’s future .
Less is more when it comes to the Moto X, which is exactly why it’s one of the most attractive smartphone lineups on the market. Here’s a look back at what made the first and second generation Moto X so refreshing and how they made loyal users of many, including me.