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Verizon Moto X price drops to match other carriers

Late October brought a price cut for the Moto X. The price was cut in half dropping from $199.99 on a two-year agreement down to $99.99 (still with a two-year agreement). This price drop hit several carriers and also included those purchases made through the Moto Maker customization site. Though, the Moto Maker remained exclusive to AT&T. The catch was, not all carriers lowered the price at the time.

Verizon DROID ULTRA and MAXX software update detailed

Verizon looks just about ready to begin pushing out another update for those carrying either a DROID ULTRA or a DROID MAXX. This latest update isn't one that will likely be considered major, however there are a few notable items in the changelog. To begin with though, this update will take both devices to software version 12.15.10 and both will be getting goodies to include connectivity improvements.

Verizon Moto X root method arrives for the daring

Rooting the Verizon Moto X has been proven possible in the past, however a patch for a previous exploit was released with a recent over-the-air update. But in the always fun to watch game of cat and mouse, the rooting community has stepped forward with another option for Verizon Moto X users looking to have a rooted handset. This one comes by way of jcase and will work even with the most recent camera software update in place.

Android 4.4 Kit Kat arrives unofficially for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Following the launch of the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 Kit Kat, Google offered some details in terms of which Nexus devices were going to get an update. That list included the usual suspects such as the Nexus 7 and 10 tablets as well as the Nexus 4 smartphone, however there was one device left missing -- the Galaxy Nexus. Basically, the Galaxy Nexus has reached the end-of-line in terms of updates.

Android 4.4 and the Nexus 5: a recap of the day’s event

After all the leaks, pictures, bluffs and fibs, Android 4.4 and the Nexus 5 are official. Released via the Google blog, the Android scene quickly ramped into an all-out frenzy over the newest flagship device and Android iteration from Google. With so much to take in, let’s recap the days events as they relate to all things Google.