Source of Yesterday’s Encased Moto X+1 Render Outed as Incipio Hard Shell Case for Verizon’s Motorola “Victara”

Yesterday, a reported render of an encased Moto X+1 made the rounds, but no one could help but poke at the fact that the phone does not look all that good. For starters, there appears to be no front-facing camera, the phone features a massive chin on its front side, and this now-known Incipio case covers up any LED the device may have. These things led most people to believe that there is no way we were looking at Motorola’s next flagship device.

This morning, thanks to another leak from @evleaks, the exact source of yesterday’s render is now known. As we can see in the full image below, this case is designed for Verizon’s Motorola “Victara,” which has been a standing codename for the Moto X+1.  (more…)

DROID MAXX, ULTRA, and Mini Updates Another 3-5 Weeks Out Now That 4.4.4 is Available

Shortly after Google released Android 4.4.3 to the world, Motorola updated the Moto X through various carriers to the new build quicker than Google could to some of its own Nexus devices. The same couldn’t be said for the DROID line, though, which includes the MAXX, ULTRA, and Mini. Thankfully, Motorola’s David Schuster gave us an update on the situation, stating that all of those devices would be upgraded to Android 4.4.3 shortly, bypassing the 4.4.2 update they had yet to receive.

And then Google released Android 4.4.4 yesterday with an important security fix.  (more…)

Motorola Announces Top 10 Moto 360 Design Finalists, Here They Are!

A few weeks back, Motorola launched a contest that asked developers and designers to put together designs for its upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch. The idea was to have as many people as possible submit designs, then cut the field down to 10 which would be voted on by you and I to declare a winner. That winner would receive a free Moto 360. Today, the field was cut down to the 10 finalists.  (more…)