Consumer Cellular Adds Moto G, Expands to More Stores
Consumer Cellular today announced that it has increased the size of its retail footprint to 750 Sears locations. Consumer Cellular said the newest locations will offer a wider selection of devices and colors. In addition to the expanded retail presence, Consumer Cellular is adding the Motorola Moto G to its lineup. Consumer Cellular is selling the Moto G for $150. The Moto G can be purchased online or in Consumer Cellular's Sears locations.
Verizon to Sell Moto G Jan. 9 for $99 with No Contract
Verizon Wireless today announced that the Motorola Moto G will be available for sale via its prepaid wireless service beginning January 9. The device will cost $99 and does not require customers to sign a new contract.
Motorola Refreshes Gallery App
Motorola today updated the Gallery application that's installed on its Android smartphones. The app has a refreshed design that offers larger thumbnails and faster, simpler navigation between galleries and photos.
Grip Shells for Moto G Now Available from Motorola
Motorola has added a third option for people looking to customize the look of their Moto G with new Grip Shells. The Moto G, which can be ordered directly from Motorola's web site, comes with a black rear cover that can be swapped with a number of different rear shells.
Moto G Earns Android 4.4.2 KitKat Upgrade
Motorola has made the Android 4.4.2 system update available to the Moto G. The update installs a new phone dialer, makes performance enhancements to the camera application, adds photo-editing options to the gallery app, adds support for printing via Google Cloud Print, adds the latest version of Hangouts for use with SMS, and makes the G compatible with Square credit card readers.
Motorola Camera App Updated with Focus Controls
Motorola has provided an update to its camera application for Android devices. The camera app, which is the one that comes on the Moto X, for example, now lets users control focus and exposure manually by dragging the focus ring around the viewfinder.