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Verizon’s Motorola DROID MAXX now free with two-year contract

With the latest Moto X now available and the next entry in Verizon’s long-standing DROID line ready to make its debut, the company thought it wise to start discounting some older phones. The Motorola DROID MAXX has seen a very nice price drop to zero dollars and zero cents.

Motorola Migrate update now lets you import contacts from dumbphones

We’re not sure how many people will be upgrading from a dumbphone to one of Motorola’s latest smartphones (including the Moto G and Moto X 2014), but if you are then we have some good news for you: Motorola Migrate now supports your phone!

Verizon still believes in chirpin’, so here’s Verizon Push to Talk Plus for businesses

If you have a small business or run the IT operation for your corporation and find yourself needing a push-to-talk solution, Verizon’s got a new answer for you. Push to Talk Plus, as they call it, is a 4G-powered solution that works with quite a few of Verizon’s top 4G smartphones.

Verizon posts Android 4.4.4 changelog for all 2013 DROID phones

Verizon and Motorola have confirmed that their DROID devices from 2013 — including the DROID Mini, Ultra and MAXX — will be receiving Android 4.4.4 builds. Changelog awaits you inside.

Motorola Connect update finally Brings MMS support

Users of the Moto X and Verizon’s DROID phones have a great update to look forward to if they use Motorola Connect to receive and respond to text messages on their Chrome browsers. The app has finally been updated to bring partial support for MMS.

Motorola DROID MAXX and DROID Ultra users receiving soak test invites — what is it?

Soak test invites have started rolling out to Verizon customers with the Motorola DROID MAXX and Motorola DROID Ultra, which means the company has been cooking up something rather serious.

Verizon DROID MAXX now available in two new colors, half the storage

The Motorola DROID MAXX — considered to be the highest end model out of the three — is now available in a new glossy red package, as well as the kevlar black with chrome highlights.

Motorola Touchless Controls’ “What’s Up” command is too awesome for words [VIDEO]

Yesterday, we told you guys about a new upgrade to Motorola’s Touchless Controls app that added an awesome new command. Saying “What’s Up” or “Read Notifications” will have the phone read back a list of your recent notifications. We gave the new feature a spin on video on the Motorola DROID MAXX running Android 4.4 KitKat, and marveled at the fact that it sounds pretty natural and fluid.

Motorola Touchless Control’s new “What’s Up” command will read your notifications aloud

A new upgrade is headed to the Touchless Controls app on the Moto X and the Verizon DROID Mini, Ultra and MAXX. There weren’t a multitude of new features, though the magnitude of the one new feature certainly does excite us. Motorola has added a new “What’s Up” command, which will recite your notifications back to you in an oddly-digitized voice.

Motorola’s Gallery app heads to Google Play with new user interface

Owners of the Motorola Moto X and Verizon’s newest DROID phones will be happy to know that the company’s gallery app has been put into the Google Play Store. They also too this opportunity to bring us a brand new user interface.

Would you buy a Motorola phone if they had early access to Android updates? [POLL]

When Android 4.4 KitKat launched, we were surprised to see that the Moto X got the upgrade before most Nexus devices. It wasn’t a huge gap between the rollouts, but the fact that any non-Nexus device got it before any others was astonishing. Some suspected Motorola might have had privileged access to the update. Would you buy a Motorola phone if that were true? Vote in the poll inside!

Motorola DROID Maxx, Ultra and Mini KitKat upgrades resume rolling out

It appears a larger group of folks are being greenlit to pull down the Android 4.4 KitKat update they’ve been craving, with reports from owners of the Motorola DROID Mini, Motorola DROID MAXX and Motorola DROID Ultra telling us that much.

Verizon confirms KitKat for DROID phones today

Earlier this morning, we were tipped off to news that Motorola would begin the soak test upgrade for Motorola DROID Mini, DROID MAXX and DROID Ultra users. The company didn’t give us any clue as to what the upgrade would be after their last snafu, but our KitKat senses have been tingling ever since we […]

Motorola DROID Ultra, Mini, and Maxx soak test going out today

Word around the water cooler is that Motorola’s aforementioned soak test for the Motorola DROID Mini, Motorola DROID Ultra and Motorola DROID Maxx will be going out over-the-air at some point today. The email delivering that good news went out to soak test participants at some point last night. Mum is still the word on […]

Soak test invites going out for Motorola’s DROID phones on Verizon; KitKat on the way?

It looks like Motorola is starting to survey owners of the Motorola DROID MAXX, DROID Ultra and DROID Mini on Verizon about a forthcoming upgrade, telling folks that a soak test would soon be going out to a limited number of users. Could we soon be seeing KitKat for these phones?