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Moto Maker comes to all major U.S. carriers

Moto Maker comes to all major U.S. carriers

Since the Motorola Moto X was first announced, we've been hearing that the Moto Maker software would be kept as an AT&T exclusive until sometime in November. Recently, the rumors have focused in on today, November 11th, as the day that exclusivity would end and the rumors have proven to be correct this time around.

For the first time, the Moto Maker customization software is now available for any of the four major U.S. carriers. Additionally, as we just heard, the engraving option has returned to the Moto Maker software at just the right time. Apparently, Motorola overcame the quality control issues that it was having with the engraving process, so now you can get (almost) whatever you want tagged on the back of your device. There are still the restrictions with profanity, but interestingly Motorola has lifted the ban on words like Google, Samsung, and Apple as far as we can tell.

A new Moto X will set you back $99 with a two-year contract on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint. Since T-Mobile doesn't have contracts anymore, it will cost you $499 there; and, you can also purchase any of the other carrier models at the full $499 price if you wish. These prices include a free Skip NFC tag. For customers with existing contracts, you can either upgrade a line or add a new line. And, the page is also listing 4 day delivery estimates right now for your fully customized device.

The only option that still hasn't been added to the Moto Maker suite is the wooden back plates. We'll be keeping an eye out for that. 

source: Moto Maker

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posted on 11 Nov 2013, 11:17 1

1. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

missing those days that i was using Motorola.

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 11:21

2. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

This is a seriously good idea! I really like all kind of personalization so then I can have items no one else can have! Would be nice if every company had this!

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 12:23 2

3. xoxoGeorges (Posts: 209; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)

I honestly think that exclusivity was holding the phone down too much. Sad considering the idea is brilliant.
Too late though.

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 12:35

4. poddercast (Posts: 2; Member since: 05 Nov 2013)

I'm sure many people didn't buy this phone earlier since it the Moto Maker feature was exclusive to ATT. Lets see if the Moto X becomes more popular now that it is available to customize everywhere.

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 12:53

5. GeekMovement (unregistered)

Throw in the wooden back plates and free earbuds and i'd call it a deal.

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 13:22

6. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

you get a Free Moto Skip and $10 worth of Google Play Credit when you get it.
that almost pays for the headphones. not to mention the free Dropbox storage. o:

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 19:16

9. GeekMovement (unregistered)

meh I'd still prefer the $40 matching earbuds. free dropbox storage also comes with some samsung devices which I personally don't use much.

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 14:49

7. ihavenoname (Posts: 1693; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)

Please, come to Finland...

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 18:10

8. jan25 (Posts: 470; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)

Moto X really needs to launch worldwide, or at keast the next Moto X.

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