Category: Motorola


Touchless Control now reads out notifications to curious Moto X users

A small update to the ever-improving Touchless Control app on the Moto X now allows users to ask, “What’s up?” or say “Read Notifications” to have the Android voice engine read out the latest emails, tweets and messages. While it’s only optimized for US English, it should work fine if the system language is set



Motorola updates Assist and Active Display for Moto X and Moto G

Motorola has issued a couple updates to its excellent Assist and Active Display apps for Moto X and Moto G, clearing up a few user-facing issues. Assist is the company’s context-aware organization tool meant to improve three areas of one’s life: driving, meeting and sleeping. Driving uses the accelerometer to detect when you’re moving quickly



TELUS and Koodo Moto G receive small bug fix update

Motorola Moto G users are receiving a small bug fix update today to version 173.44.30.en.CA, solving a number of small issues that cropped up after the initial Android 4.4.2 release last month. The main resolution was an issue with dropped voice and data connections caused by a bug in the baseband. Though it only affected



Larry Page says ‘ Motorola will be better served by Lenovo’

Google announced they would take over Motorola Mobility for a massive $12.5 billion in August of 2011. At the time the company stated that “Our acquisition of Motorola will increase competition by strengthening Google’s patent portfolio, which will enable us to better protect Android from anti-competitive threats from Microsoft, Apple and other companies.” Now a



Rogers says Moto X upgrade to KitKat is ‘Coming Soon’

When Motorola unveiled the Moto G in November the company promised a quick upgrade to KitKat. Motorola held true to their word and went live with OS 4.4 earlier this week. At the same launch event, Dennis Woodside, Motorola’s CEO, also declared the flagship Moto X would see KitKat arrive “in a matter of weeks.” A



Moto G update to Android 4.4.2 now available on TELUS and Koodo

Though the Moto G, Motorola’s low-cost, high-value smartphone, has been on the market for just about two months, it’s receiving a major software update today. TELUS and Koodo are pushing out an Android 4.4.2 update for the Moto G, which brings a number of interface tweaks like white fonts in the navigation bar, fullscreen transparency,