1. Tom in Bristol's Avatar
    12-15-2013 08:18 PM
  2. Csdaytona's Avatar
    This was posted on the front page of Android Central. Motorola reminds us that we still don't have wooden backs for the Moto X | Android Central

    Very cool and original design by Motorola, too bad they weren't able to make it work (yet).
    12-15-2013 08:24 PM
  3. ultravisitor's Avatar
    I follow them. I just don't think there's much to say about the tweet.

    What does it tell us? Nothing.
    12-15-2013 08:24 PM
  4. dakid2k6's Avatar
    This was posted on the front page of Android Central. Motorola reminds us that we still don't have wooden backs for the Moto X | Android Central

    Very cool and original design by Motorola, too bad they weren't able to make it work (yet).
    Just what I was gonna post up now too.

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    12-15-2013 08:25 PM
  5. Tom in Bristol's Avatar
    Would it tell you just a little bit more coming from Punit?

    Punit Soni
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    #DIY

    Strongly recommend heeding the advice below

    https://plus.google.com/+PunitSoni/p...artnerid=gplp0
    12-15-2013 08:34 PM
  6. DayThyme's Avatar
    I hope it is easy to switch out the ugly white woven back on my dev ed for the wood one! Well, that assumes the wood ones will become available as spare parts, but I hope so.
    12-15-2013 08:48 PM
  7. ultravisitor's Avatar
    Would it tell you just a little bit more coming from Punit?

    Punit Soni
    Shared publicly - 6:17 PM
    #DIY

    Strongly recommend heeding the advice below

    https://plus.google.com/+PunitSoni/p...artnerid=gplp0
    No. I saw this earlier on Google+ and it still doesn't tell us anything that we didn't already know.
    12-15-2013 08:52 PM
  8. JRDroid's Avatar
    I hope it is easy to switch out the ugly white woven back on my dev ed for the wood one! Well, that assumes the wood ones will become available as spare parts, but I hope so.
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Good one!

    Oh, you were serious?

    I doubt they'll be available any time relatively soon as a replacement part, and if/when they are, it won't be an easy procedure. It rarely is on a unibody, sealed phone.
    12-15-2013 09:13 PM
  9. DayThyme's Avatar
    it won't be an easy procedure. It rarely is on a unibody, sealed phone.
    ifixit made it look not too hard and others on this forum have changed out their backs. You can buy spare backs on ebay.
    12-15-2013 09:26 PM
  10. JRDroid's Avatar
    ifixit made it look not too hard and others on this forum have changed out their backs. You can buy spare backs on ebay.
    I'm sure others have done it, I'm sure you can buy backs on eBay, and I'm sure the professionals at ifixit that do this every day made it look easy. I didn't say that it wasn't possible, just that it wouldn't be easy and spare wood backs would be slow in coming.

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    12-15-2013 09:39 PM
  11. DayThyme's Avatar
    I'm sure others have done it, I'm sure you can buy backs on eBay, and I'm sure the professionals at ifixit that do this every day made it look easy. I didn't say that it wasn't possible, just that it wouldn't be easy and spare wood backs would be slow in coming.
    I think the Moto X is likely different from your typical unibody phone in that it was designed to be customizable. Every other unibody phone is not. At least from what is posted on ifixit, it appears to be different in that the unibody, given its customizable nature, is easy to pop off the back.
    12-15-2013 09:43 PM
  12. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Just what I was gonna post up now too.

    Posted via Android Central App
    The wood backs have anti-appeal to me. What I'd like, which would be impractical for wear and tear, expense, and weight, would be agate or onyx. I know it won't happen but to me that would look a lot nicer than wood.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk 2
    12-15-2013 09:47 PM
  13. tdizzel's Avatar
    I would be incredibly surprised if wood backs aren't available this week. IIRC, when the X was announced it was said wood would be available Q4, and if possible I'm sure Moto wants them out for the holidays. I think this tweet is the transition from "coming soon" to "coming this week"

    Full disclosure: When I was a teenager I worked at McDonalds
    Tom in Bristol likes this.
    12-15-2013 09:52 PM

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