Motorola keeping active, teases March software update for MOTOACTV


Motorola is working on an update that will bring even more functionality to their MOTOACTV fitness tracker and music player. After providing a few minor software tweaks over previous months, the update planned for March will expand the MOTOACTV’s tracking abilities from biking, running, and walking to a range of other sports including yoga, dancing, Pilates, and martial arts. That’s big news for many owners of the device who have been requesting a greater range of activity support since the Android-based smart watch launched.

Other enhancements will include the ability to activate the device’s display with the flick of the wrist, set WiFi networks directly from the MOTOACTV, and compete against other users through the MOTOACTV online portal. It’s great to see Motorola expand the device’s capabilities rather than let it fall into obscurity, something other smartwatch makers have been more than happy to let happen. If Moto keeps pushing quality updates to the MOTOACTV it has plenty of life left in it.

[via Motorola]

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  1. hellz yeah. Can’t wait to see the full list of updates. I’ve been using it for a few weeks now and its very promising, i just hope they maximize its potential.

  2. this will fail just as google tv did/is.  Hate to say it but apple will pry come out with a similar device, the world will love it, it will set the standard, then android devices will follow.  Fitness buffs typically dont like uber geeky stuff like this.  

    1. They sort of already do. The iPod Nano is about the same size and they have watch bands for it. However, like this, it’s not too popular to wear it as a watch. I don’t see anyone who does, actually. The Moto is MUCH more geared towards fitness, but other than that and the different operating systems, it’s pretty much the same thing when you think about it.

  3. I have one of these. Its dumb unless you root it. Once rooted its like a small tablet. I love it!

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