Before I get into the details of how I came to hold a Moto X in my hand at this very moment, let's address the elephant standing right over there. The reality is that I have this review unit because I'm a tech journalist writing for this site and others (which also means I don't get to keep it). But that doesn't mean the journey I took to acquire a sample of one of the most hyped new phones of the year was a simple one.
It all started the day after I returned to my home in northern New Mexico from a two-week trip visiting family in New York. That's when I got a message from Motorola asking me if I'd like to attend the unveiling and have a hands-on opportunity with the Moto X in a few short days... back in New York. … Read more