Motorola Moto X News
Best Android Phones [April 2014]
It’s April, don’t be the fool that buys some joke of an Android phone. As manufacturers push their major spring handset launches, the question of which is best takes on a whole new level of relevancy.
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.
Sprint Moto X now receiving Android 4.4.2 update
After last week’s soak test tipped us off to the impending update, Android 4.4.2 is now officially available for the Sprint Motorola Moto X. The update isn’t a huge bump from the previous Android 4.4 update, but does manage to squash a few bugs while managing to increase battery life. Here’s what Moto X users […]
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!
[Update: Germany, France too] UK Moto X launches February 1st for £380
The Moto X has been a big hit for Motorola, but the company wasn’t logistically ready to launch this thing in regions other than North America. That’s set to change soon, though, as Motorola has announced that the device would finally be arriving in the United Kingdom starting February 1st.
Buy a Moto X off-contract and get a Chromecast for free [DEAL]
Read for another “buy X and get a free Chromecast” deal? Google’s really pushing this thing lately, as the offer now applies to any Moto X bought off-contract at Motorola’s website. It’s a savings of $35 which, if you consider the fact that the cheapest Moto X is now $399.99, makes this deal worth almost […]