03-05-2014 12:25 PM
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  1. davidnc's Avatar
    Fell asleep watching Halloween movie .Then woke up and hat was on my back button ,touched hat and watched it.
    .Hopefully others who wanted to see it have as well.

    sent from Moto X
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    10-29-2013 10:22 PM
  2. duke1231's Avatar
    it's cute. It's funny because you start doing the same thing as the commercial.
    10-30-2013 04:41 AM
  3. Convert2's Avatar
    Some orange hat blew by my screen this morning, I thought it was a virus and freaked out. Clicked it and it went to "Motorola Spotlight" app (whatever that is), so I promptly uninstalled that app.

    This is the kind of manufacturer bloat that draws people to the Nexus devices. I thought the Moto X offered a pseudo-Nexus experience, but having this distracting app thing pushed to my phone changed my thoughts on the matter. Hope Moto doesn't pull any more of this crap in the future.
    It was cool - 360 degree animation.

    What a laugh, calling it bloat and distracting. With all of the time wasters most people participate in, this was minor. The app succeeded in its mission, it put a big smile on my face this morning.
    BrokenKid and weksa like this.
    10-30-2013 09:05 AM
  4. rvandroid's Avatar
    I think everybody got this but me. Is there a trick to getting the red hat? And yes, I have a Moto X (Verizon) and have the Spotlight widget on my home screen (not sure if that makes a difference).
    10-30-2013 09:44 AM
  5. PDT816's Avatar
    I think they are rolling it out in stages. I got mine overnight

    Sent from my XT1058
    davidnc likes this.
    10-30-2013 10:00 AM
  6. davidnc's Avatar
    I think everybody got this but me. Is there a trick to getting the red hat? And yes, I have a Moto X (Verizon) and have the Spotlight widget on my home screen (not sure if that makes a difference).
    No "trick" to getting the red hat.The spotlight widget is all ya need on your phone .The red hat part just happens ,it will land on your back button if you miss it floating down.I didnt see it floating down just saw it on my back button.You need to be on WiFi's I think tho for it to happen.
    I thought I was the last one to get it didnt happen to me till 11 pm last night.Given time it will happen tho

    I think they are rolling it out in stages. I got mine overnight

    Sent from my XT1058
    Yup thats my guess too
    10-30-2013 10:00 AM
  7. JZambrano's Avatar
    Once you get it, you'll get a Wi-Fi symbol in your spotlight.

    http://i.imgur.com/fhuxQlB.jpg
    10-30-2013 10:20 AM
  8. PDT816's Avatar
    Once you get it, you'll get a Wi-Fi symbol in your spotlight.

    http://i.imgur.com/fhuxQlB.jpg
    I think that's because you're off wifi. It looks like this when you're connected.



    Sent from my XT1058
    Attached Thumbnails windy day ..augmented reality app by motorola for moto x-uploadfromtaptalk1383146913879.jpg  
    10-30-2013 10:28 AM
  9. JZambrano's Avatar
    You have to be on Wi-Fi to play? Or does it download over Wi-Fi, and after that it'll always be there?

    If you turn off Wi-Fi, will the hat change to Wi-Fi symbol?

    Posted via Android Central App
    10-30-2013 10:43 AM
  10. PDT816's Avatar
    If I remember correctly, the splash screen said something about downloading content automatically when you were on wifi. I'm guessing your icon means there is one available.

    Sounds like this will be one of many by the looks of the distribution system.

    Sent from my XT1058
    10-30-2013 10:50 AM
  11. PDT816's Avatar
    Just checked. Wifi isn't required to play

    Sent from my XT1058
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    10-30-2013 10:51 AM
  12. roadrat's Avatar
    Some orange hat blew by my screen this morning, I thought it was a virus and freaked out. Clicked it and it went to "Motorola Spotlight" app (whatever that is), so I promptly uninstalled that app.

    This is the kind of manufacturer bloat that draws people to the Nexus devices. I thought the Moto X offered a pseudo-Nexus experience, but having this distracting app thing pushed to my phone changed my thoughts on the matter. Hope Moto doesn't pull any more of this crap in the future.
    Bleh. It was fun.

    Sent from my XT1060 using Tapatalk
    BrokenKid likes this.
    10-30-2013 11:33 AM
  13. globster2000's Avatar
    I think everybody got this but me. Is there a trick to getting the red hat? And yes, I have a Moto X (Verizon) and have the Spotlight widget on my home screen (not sure if that makes a difference).
    Maybe Verizon users gets it last?

    Posted via Android Central App
    H2o likes this.
    10-30-2013 01:29 PM
  14. Panther353's Avatar
    It's an app to demo the phones capability. You need to read the article Moto published. It's not manufacturer bloat.

    Some orange hat blew by my screen this morning, I thought it was a virus and freaked out. Clicked it and it went to "Motorola Spotlight" app (whatever that is), so I promptly uninstalled that app.

    This is the kind of manufacturer bloat that draws people to the Nexus devices. I thought the Moto X offered a pseudo-Nexus experience, but having this distracting app thing pushed to my phone changed my thoughts on the matter. Hope Moto doesn't pull any more of this crap in the future.
    10-30-2013 02:22 PM
  15. RorixRebel's Avatar
    Still no hat for me.
    Gsm dev edition

    Sent from my XT1053 using Tapatalk
    10-30-2013 02:26 PM
  16. Camilo's Avatar
    For what it's worth, the Spotlight app can be uninstalled, I think.

    I went to play store and searched for the motorola spotlight player - it came up when I searched for "Windy day" too. It showed it installed for me, and when I opened it, it gave me an option to uninstall. I haven't installed it so I don't know for sure.

    When you go to the settings on the spotlight widget, I don't believe it gives you an option for uninstalling, but I could be wrong.
    10-30-2013 02:43 PM
  17. TechTinker's Avatar
    Is this a one time thing/gift or does it still work later on? I need a Moto X. D:
    10-30-2013 03:54 PM
  18. sunburned's Avatar
    I've had the hat in my notification bar for a day or two now and it wouldn't go away. Today the hat starts floating around on the screen and I clicked on it, taking me to the video. The controls were actually awesome. Every single way I turned, or rotated the phone, the video followed. You can look around basically all 3 dimensions and 360 degrees. I'd compare it to Google Sky, but the controls were much smoother and moved exactly where I did the entire time. I was in my office chair and rotating the chair around, and the screen followed in a very lifelike manner. I quit the movie earlier, but it was pretty cool to see.

    And no it's not bloat, you can uninstall it whenever you want. Reminded me of the squirrel from Ice Age trying to get the acorn.
    10-30-2013 03:57 PM
  19. guesswhat_567's Avatar
    This doesn't look like one time thing ..they will be more videos in future ..and ultimately I think moto wants to have a repository of interactional videos made from content creators/ studios ..once they have enough videos and traction I see them going paid on this service ..essentially its a new way one could tell you a story and immerse you in the content

    Posted via Android Central App
    10-30-2013 03:57 PM
  20. PDT816's Avatar
    Is this a one time thing/gift or does it still work later on? I need a Moto X. D:
    By the looks of the delivery system, I'm guessing that this is the first of many that they use the Spotlight widget for.

    Sent from my XT1058
    10-30-2013 03:58 PM
  21. davidnc's Avatar
    Anyone watched it twice ? Looks like its not exactly the same

    sent from Moto X
    10-30-2013 04:22 PM
  22. fldude99's Avatar
    For what it's worth, the Spotlight app can be uninstalled, I think.

    I went to play store and searched for the motorola spotlight player - it came up when I searched for "Windy day" too. It showed it installed for me, and when I opened it, it gave me an option to uninstall. I haven't installed it so I don't know for sure.

    When you go to the settings on the spotlight widget, I don't believe it gives you an option for uninstalling, but I could be wrong.
    Yes you can uninstall, but then you have to disable it as well. Personally I see no reason to add any data to my device with this garbage
    10-30-2013 05:05 PM
  23. ugggh's Avatar
    How were you able to quit the video? Once I launched it, it wouldn't let me exit until I held down the power button and rebooted.
    10-30-2013 05:36 PM
  24. jephanie's Avatar
    Personally, I thought it was a cute little Pixar cartoon that let you look around more freely than just at the frame you are intended to see in a traditional format cartoon.

    Pointless? Sure.

    Something to be appreciated by all? No.

    Did I think it was a nice little distraction that let me enjoy my X in a different way for a few moments? Absolutely.
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    10-30-2013 08:28 PM
  25. ultravisitor's Avatar
    I liked it. Harmless fun.
    guesswhat_567 and jephanie like this.
    10-30-2013 08:55 PM
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