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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?

Motorola Touchless Control update brings new KitKat-only features

Hop on over to the Google Play Store and you’ll find that Motorola has pushed out another update to the Touchless Control app for their X8 equipped line of handsets. Well, some of them anyway. According to the brief changelog, a few more Google Now commands have been added that work even without first unlocking […]

Verizon marks down full priced LG G2, HTC One Max, Motorola Droid Ultra by as much as $100

We’re not sure if it’s simply a coincidence that Verizon happened to mark down the full, off-contract prices of a few of their handsets on Black Friday, but take it as you will. Jumping onto Verizon’s site, you’ll notice the LG G2 and HTC One Max can now be purchased for $500 outright, while the […]

Motorola Droid Ultra, Droid Mini now available in white

Motorola and Verizon have introduced a new color variant for the Droid Ultra and Droid Mini just in time for the holiday shopping season. Pricing starts at $49.99.

PSA: Moto X, Droid Mini, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx now support Square Register and Jawbone Up

When the latest round of Droid phones and the Moto X initially launched, we reported that Square Register, Jawbone Up, and other TRS (tip, ring, and sleeve) plug devices weren’t supported. The update that hit Verizon’s Droid phones last week as well as last month’s Moto X updates have resolved said issue.

Soak test begins for DROID MAXX, Ultra and Mini camera-fixing update; brings 50GB of Drive space

Last week, we were tipped off to a forthcoming soak test for Verizon’s Motorola DROID Maxx, DROID Ultra and DROID Mini. Said update is looking to fix the same camera issues that the Moto X suffered before getting its first update. Verizon’s changelog only mentions “improvements for camera quality,” but if the Moto X update […]

Motorola updates us on which of their devices will receive Android 4.4 KitKat

Not too many people know, but Motorola awhile back Motorola put together a handy web portal for eager Android users to visit and see which Motorola devices will receive the latest Android updates. Today they’ve officially updated their listings with the latest Android version — Android 4.4 KitKat. In case you were wondering which devices […]

Soak Test invites being sent out for Verizon’s Motorola DROID phones

Word around the block is that Motorola and Verizon are getting ready to issue some upgrades to their latest handsets soon. Members of Motorola’s feedback community are receiving invitations to partake in a soak test for the Motorola DROID Ultra, DROID MAXX, and DROID Mini soon, which means we are right around the corner from an official upgrade going out.