Category: Motorola

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Here’s what we know about Android Wear and the Moto 360 smartwatch

Now that we’ve all had a chance to catch our breath around the idea of an official Android version for wearables, and have glimpsed the first two of many iterations — a square from LG and a circle from Motorola — let’s drill down what we know, and what is still up in the air.


Jawbone adds UP24 support to its Android app in version 3.0

Jawbone has finally updated its Android app to bring it, if not exactly, close to feature parity with its iPhone counterpart. The company released UP 3.0 for Android this week, adding support for its new wireless UP24 bracelet, which replaces the longer-lasting but plug in-only UP band from last year. Considering the Apple Store, one



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