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Motorola Touchless Control can now read you your notifications

0. phoneArena 05 Mar 2014, 20:44 posted on

The premiere software addition that Motorola has put on the Moto X and new DROID lineup is Touchless Control. The voice command options tie in deeply to Google Now, but also add options on top of Google's offerings; and today, the Touchless Control app was updated with a nice new way to easily have your notifications read aloud...

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posted on 05 Mar 2014, 20:47

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5723; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


"...all compatible Motorola devices have KitKat updates available..."

Really? I just checked my Maxx, and it is on v. 4.4 with the response that the phone is up-to-date when I manually attempt to download software updates.

Edit: Technically KitKat is v. 4.4, so the statement is probably correct. I was looking for v. 4.4.2, which is not yet available for the new Droids.

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 23:06

3. Scott93274 (Posts: 832; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


lol, Yeah, you sorta needed to read that line a second time. I got the update for my Moto X but have yet to use it. I think I pretty much use all of Motorola's supplemental software on a daily basis so the fact that they frequently update it is really awesome! I love all the additional features and fixes they keep coming out with.

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 20:54

2. verbalize (Posts: 82; Member since: 03 May 2013)


Works great for me. I love this feature.

posted on 06 Mar 2014, 07:57 1

4. palmguy (Posts: 246; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


I get my Ebony wood Moto X today! I'm ready. :)

posted on 06 Mar 2014, 11:34

5. JerryTime (Posts: 468; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)


I just retired my Droid Ultra for a Note 3 two days ago, and this is the one feature that I am finding I miss the absolute most.

posted on 11 Apr 2014, 14:57

6. vgergo (Posts: 1; Member since: 11 Apr 2014)


You can have this "What's up" functionality on any Android phone using Touchless Notifications Free: search for it on the Play Store!

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