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Yes, it's a Nexus 6 without the Nexus logo. Photo: Motorola

Yes, it’s a Nexus 6 without the Nexus logo. Photo: Motorola

Motorola is making a comeback in China, and it has a trick up its sleeve that it is hoping will bring success in a market that’s obsessed with super-sized smartphones — a 6-inch Moto X with Quad HD display. The device is essentially a rebranded Nexus 6, and it’s joined by Motorola’s original 2014 Moto X and Moto G.

Our pick of this year's best. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

These apps made 2014 better. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

It’s been a great year to be an Android user. Not only have we seen the release of Google’s massive Material Design makeover and all kinds of wonderful new features inside Android 5.0 Lollipop, but we’ve also had oodles of awesome apps to enjoy.

In this roundup, we’ve selected the best Google Play releases from the past 12 months. We’ve got great launchers, amazing email apps, terrific Twitter clients and lots more. (Some are also available on iOS.)

Invite your friends to use Inbox. Photo: Google

Invite your friends to use Inbox. Photo: Google

If you’re already using Inbox by Gmail, and your friends are always pestering you for invites, you can finally delivery. All Inbox users now have ten invites that they can share with whoever they want — so long as they’re using Gmail.

Some of the stunning watch faces coming to Android Wear. Photo: Google

Some of the stunning watch faces coming to Android Wear. Photo: Google

Custom watch faces for Android Wear devices have long been a thing, but they’ve never officially been supported with a proper watch face API. That’s changing with a major Android Wear update that Google is going to be rolling out to users over the next week. The search giant has even partnered up with some big names to demonstrate just how pretty custom faces can be.

Google Inbox is available everywhere. Photo: Google

Google Inbox is available everywhere. Photo: Google

Still haven’t gotten an invite to try Google Inbox yet? Well, now’s your chance. Google is now handing out invitations to anyone who asks for them, but only until 12 p.m. Pacific today — so you’ll have to act fast if you want to bag one.

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