After the owners of the European Motorola Moto G version has started to enjoy the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update three weeks ago, the Verizon branded one is finally ready to receive it as well. This is happening right as we are speaking, but the update has yet to reach all owners, so there is no reason to be worried if you are not one of them for the moment. You just have to wait patiently or to check for the update manually in the settings section. The new update comes will all those improvements that you’d expect in the first place. You probably know that we are talking about a much better and reliable overall Android experience, but besides that, Google has also added several new interesting features to KitKat.
There is no doubt that you are going to love them all and as a refresher, here we have some of the most important ones:
- Storage access framework – with KitKat you have the possibility to access both your local and cloud content in a single spot; Google Drive is also included in the new service;
- Smarter calling – the phone app has the ability to prioritize contacts based on the frequency that you are talking with certain people and lets you search for nearby places/businesses and people from your Google Apps domain;
- Always-on Google Now and Google Search;
- Printing – the Android 4.4 version comes with wireless printing support, letting you to print documents directly from your handset and to customize them from your phone or tablet;
- NFC – KitKat uses Host Card Emulation to offer NFC payments, card access and several other custom transactions;
- Several Audio and video improvements – including a new a digital signal processor, a Wi-Fi Certified Miracast, Audio Tunneling to DSP, Audio monitoring and more.
Latest Motorola apps
As our source suggests, aside from these general improvements offered by Android 4.4, your Verizon Motorola Moto G will also benefit from the latest Motorola apps such as the recently-refreshed gallery. Is anyone there enjoying the KitKat update? Let us know how it feels and if it is indeed as initially expected.