In what is Motorola's dullest release since Contextual Services hit the Play Store, Moto has opened up Modality Services to receive future updates via Google Play as well. This software helps a phone respond appropriately to motion and position, enabling it to know when it's coming out of a pocket or whether it's sitting face down on a desk. You know, the good stuff that made the Moto X so interesting in the first place.

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Motorola Assist and Active Display both rely on this background process in order to work, and keeping it up to date enables them to operate at their peak level. That alone is reason enough to watch out for future updates.

What's new:

  • In-vehicle detection using ambient audio signals.

As things turn out, that also happens to be the only reason. This app may make some non-Moto devices jealous, but only indirectly. On its own, it's quite the bore.

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • mgamerz

    Thank you so much motorola team. I was waiting this app. Its really great user friendly and smooth

    • http://about.me/barrae Maximiliano Barra E.

      It never gets old.

      • MeCampbell30

        I can say I was alive and here the day that meme was born. I will treasure the moment always.

    • Nawfil Afif Nibir

      Thank you so much mgamerz. I was waiting this comment. Its really great user friendly and smooth

  • Debadatta Bose

    When will their godawful FM Radio app be updated?!