DROID XYBOARD Receiving Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update, System Version 98.8.127

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DROID XYBOARD 10.1 owners, if you still exist, you should be receiving Android 4.1.2 “Jelly Bean” at any moment thanks to Verizon and Motorola. After going months and months without word on the update, Motorola finally committed to releasing Jelly Bean to the neglected VZW tablet, they just gave us no indication as to when that might happen. Randomly tonight, a reader of ours received it. (more…)

Motorola Confirms Android 4.4 Kit Kat Updates for DROID RAZR HD, MAXX HD, and RAZR M

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When Android 4.4 Kit Kat was originally announced 3 weeks back, Motorola confirmed that the Moto X and new DROID family would all see the update fairly quickly. What we weren’t sure about was whether or not last year’s DROID family would see the same joy – that would be the DROID RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, and RAZR M. According to recently updated Motorola update support pages, all three will indeed see the update to Android 4.4. (more…)

Camera-improving Update Now Rolling Out to DROID MAXX, ULTRA, and Mini Owners

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The update that should improve the camera performance and squash a bunch of bugs for the DROID MAXX, ULTRA, and Mini – which Verizon detailed earlier this week - is now rolling out to all owners of these phones. Previously, only members of the soak test for each were receiving the update, but as of early this morning, the update has been made widely available.  (more…)

Verizon Timeline: MotoMaker November 11, G2 in White, Ultra and Mini in White Too, One Max November 21

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Almost a month ago, we first heard a report suggesting that MotoMaker would finally arrive for the Moto X on Verizon by November 11. We can now confirm through multiple sources that Verizon and Motorola have indeed scheduled November 11 as MotoMaker launch day. It has been months since the phone and customization service first launched as an AT&T exclusive deal, with November being rumored as the end of the exclusivity from the beginning. Come Monday, those on Big Red should finally be able to make their own Moto X(more…)

DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD Receiving Bug Fixing Update to 9.18.94 and 9.30.1

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Shortly after Verizon released the support docs for a new DROID MAXX and ULTRA update, they also posted up documents detailing a new DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD update. The update is not on the same level as the camera-improving update for the MAXX and ULTRA, but since the phone is a year old, we’re happy to see it still receiving support. (more…)

Verizon Approves DROID MAXX and ULTRA Update as Build 12.15.10, Changelog Available

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Motorola began the soak test of a new software update for the DROID MAXX and ULTRA this morning, which Verizon has now approved and posted support documents for. The update is indeed of the camera-improving variety, weighing in as build 12.15.10. According to Verizon’s changelog, you will see the same exact enhancements to the camera that the Moto X saw, including better sky detection, quicker to fire HDR, improved view finder, and overall color enhancements.  (more…)

DROID MAXX and ULTRA Soak Test With Camera Improvements has Begun


Last week, just before the Nexus festivities kicked off, Motorola began inviting owners of the DROID MAXX, ULTRA, and Mini to a soak test for a new software update. The update is expected to be similar to the camera-improving update that the Moto X on each carrier received over the last month. If you were invited to the soak test and accepted your invitation, you should have received the update this morning. (more…)

Motorola Announces Devices to Receive Android 4.4 – Moto X and New DROIDs for Sure

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Earlier today, Motorola began teasing the Android 4.4 Kit Kat update for their line of devices. They promised news on their plans, which they have now delivered on. If you cruise over to their device upgrade portal, you can plug in the criteria for your phone and see if it will make the cut. As of this moment, there are few phones on the list. It also appears as if Motorola’s is going to skip Android 4.3 and go straight to 4.4. (more…)